Mobility and transport



Friday, 9 May 2014 from 9:00 to 15:30

Zappeion Megaron

The European Commission, in cooperation with the Greek EU Presidency, is hosting the European Road Safety Day in Athens on 9 May 2014. This one-day conference, centred around the headline theme ‘Safe and smart infrastructure’, will bring together road safety experts, stakeholders and decision-makers and give them the opportunity to share their knowledge and discuss ways to continue improving European road safety.

The conference programme includes two round table discussions on infrastructure challenges and on technological solutions respectively. There will also be the opportunity to visit information stands where leading European road safety organisations will present their work.

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Key information
Introduction message by Siim Kallas

Speaker Organisation Theme
Mr. Kallistratos Dionelis

Secretary-General of


ROAD SAFETY - A key mission for ASECAP
Dr. Horst Schulze

Chairman of the

Federation of European Road Safety Research Institute

Safer and smarter infrastructure as an element of road safety management
Professor George Kanellaidis National Technical University of Greece Towards safer and smarter infrastructure – How to push development – Road safety strategy and measures
Professor George Giannopoulos


Hellenic Institute of Transport

ITS and cooperative systems for Smart and safe urban mobility
Mr. Antonio Avenoso

Secretary-General of the

European Transport Safety Council

ITS/Co-operative systems for smart and safe urban mobility
Ms. Natalia de Estevan-Ubeda

Head of Technology at

Transport for London

ITS for Smart and Safe Urban mobility Safe Streets for London