Call for Research

Publications Schedule

Date Action
January 5, 2022 Full paper abstracts due
January 19, 2022 SPC sends invitations for full papers
February 22, 2022 Call for short communications, poster abstracts, and student symposium abstracts
Early to Mid-April 2022 1st reviews back, provisional agenda set
April 11, 2022 Short communications, poster abstracts, and student symposium abstracts due
Early July 2022 Final full papers due to TIP; Final short communications due to AAAM
October 11-14, 2022 Annual Scientific Conference, featuring accepted full papers, short communications, posters, and student symposium

All accepted submissions (papers, short communications, and poster abstracts) will be published in a special issue of the journal Traffic Injury Prevention (TIP), the premier medline-listed journal for our field.

Students accepted for a full-paper or Student Symposium presentation are eligible to receive complimentary registration to the conference and a travel stipend of up to $1,000 USD. A limited number of travel awards for presenters of up to $1,000 USD are available to select presenters.

Fields of Interest: Physicians, Engineers, Policymakers, Psychologists, Statisticians, Sociologists, AIS Specialists, and other researchers are invited to submit work studying the prevention of injury in mobility and transportation.

AAAM’s multidisciplinary thinking and approach is reflected in the Five Pillars of the United Nations (UN) Decade of Action and the Haddon Matrix. All fields of study addressing AAAM’s mission are encouraged to submit. Submissions will be judged by the AAAM Scientific Program Committee (SPC) based on scientific merit, novelty of research findings, contribution to AAAM’s mission, and adherence to formatting requirements.

View submission templates and guidelines for Student Symposium submissions here. 

Example Areas of Study:

The Five Pillars of the UN Decade of Action for Road Safety1

Road Safety Management Safer Roads and Mobility Safer Vehicles Safer Road Users Post-Crash Response

 The Haddon Matrix2

  Human Vehicle Social Environment Physical Environment
  • Driver Distraction
  • Fitness to drive
  • Driving and acute/chronic medical conditions
  • Automated Driving
  • Crash avoidance
  • Human factors in design
  • Enforcement actions
  • Alcohol/drug policy
  • Risk and Behavior
  • Roadway Design for safety
  • Infrastructure in developing countries
  • Protection of vulnerable road users
  • Pediatric, geriatric, and adult injury biomechanics
  • Biofidelity of anthropomorphic test devices
  • Crashworthiness
  • Restraints
  • Integrated safety
  • Injury mitigation for vulnerable road users
  • Seat belt use
  • Child restraint availability and use
  • Road barriers and medians in crash mitigation
  • Treatment outcomes
  • Automatic Crash Notification
  • Costs of traffic injury
  • Emergency response
  • Treatment and response in low- and middle-income countries
  1. Global Plan for the Decade of Action for Road Safety 2011-2020.
  2. Williams, Allan F. (1999) The Haddon Matrix: its contribution to injury prevention and control. In McClure, Roderick (Ed.) Third National Conference on Injury Prevention and Control, 9-12 May 1999, Brisbane, Queensland.