15 – 18 October 2019
Madrid Spain

Comillas Pontifical University
Universidad Pontificia Comillas

REGISTRATION COMING SOON

15 – 18 October 2019
Madrid Spain

Comillas Pontifical University
Universidad Pontificia Comillas

REGISTRATION COMING SOON

Call for Short
Communications and Posters

The AAAM’s Scientific Program Committee (SPC) invites short communications and posters for the 2019 63rd Annual Scientific Conference for the Association for the Advancement of Automotive Medicine, describing original scientific work in all areas of study which support AAAM’s multidisciplinary mission: Saving lives and eliminating road traffic injuries.

The conference will be held in Madrid, Spain at Comillas Pontifical University from 15 October through 18 October 2019.

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Scientific work may be reported in the following formats:

Full-Length Papers

(CLOSED FOR 2019)

Short Communications

(Deadline Extended 26 April 2019)

Submit Abstract

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Posters

(Abstract Deadline Extended 26 April 2019)

Submit Abstract

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Student Symposium

(CLOSED FOR 2019)

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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 $1,300.

NEW FOR 2019:

A limited number of travel awards of up to $1,000 USD are available to select presenters. More details on eligibility requirements coming soon.

Fields of Interest: Physicians, Engineers, Policymakers, Psychologists, Statisticians, Sociologists, 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 Advocacy Infrastructure Safe Vehicles Road User Behavior Post-Crash Care

 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. http://www.who.int/roadsafety/decade_of_action/plan/en/
  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. Available online at https://eprints.qut.edu.au/10081/1/10081.pdf