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Publications Schedule

Date Action
Deadline Extended to January 8, 2023! Full paper abstracts due
January 18, 2023 SPC sends invitations for full papers
February 17, 2023 Call for short communications, poster abstracts, and student symposium abstracts
March 1, 2023 Full papers due 
April 14, 2023 Short communications, poster abstracts, and student symposium abstracts due
Early July 2023 Final full papers and short communications due
October 3-6, 2023 Annual Scientific Conference, featuring accepted full papers, short communications, posters, and student symposium

Studies presented at AAAM’s 2023 Annual Scientific Conference will have the opportunity to be published in the 67th Annual AAAM Conference Special Issue in Accident Analysis and Prevention. Please take a moment to review .

All accepted submissions (full papers, short communications, and poster abstracts) will be published. 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 $500 USD.

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.

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
Pre-Crash
  • 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
Crash
  • 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
Post-Crash
  • 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.
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