Monday, October 16

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7:30 AM – 8:00AM Continental Breakfast
8:00 AM – 8:10 AM Welcome Address
8:10 AM – 9:00 AM Keynote Address by Michiel van Ratingen, PhD, PDEng, Msc, Secretary General, European New Car Assessment Programme – For Safer Cars | 
New Frontiers in Vehicle Safety: From Vehicle Crashworthiness to Automation
9:00 AM – 9:20 AM Effectiveness of Lowering the Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC) Limit for Driving from .10 to .08 in the United States

Author: James Fell MS , National Opinion Research Center (NORC) at the University of Chicago, Chicago, IL

Co-Author: Michael Scherer

9:20 AM – 9:40 AM Avoidable part of the burden of road traffic injuries related to delays in implementing safety belt laws in low- and middle-income countries

Author: Louis Rachid Salmi MD PhD, Centre INSERM Bordeaux Population Health (Injury Epidemiology, Transportation, Occupation Team), University de Bordeaux, Bordeaux, France

Co-Authors: Aurélie Martin MD Msc; Emmanuel Lagarde

9:40 AM – 10:00 AM The effectiveness of child restraint and seat-belt legislation in reducing child injuries: the case of Serbia

Author: Jose Ignacio Nazif-Muñoz PhD MA, McGill University, Quebec, Canada

Co-Author: Nenad Nikolic

10:00 AM – 10:20 AM An insight of WHO accident database by cluster analysis with Self Organizing Map (SOM)

Author: Pal Chinmoy Dr Engg, Nissan Motor Company LTD, Kanagaw, Japan 

Co-Authors: Shigeru Hirayama; Narahari Sangolla, K. Vimalathithan; Jeyabharath Manoharan, Prakash Gopinath

10:20 AM – 10:30 AM Novel Method of Estimating AROC using an Injury Risk Curve for Biomechanical Injury Metric Selection

Author: Alexander Baker MS Mechanical Engineering

Co-Author: F. Scott Gayzik; Fang-Chi Hsu

10:30 AM – 10:50 AM Break
10:50 AM – 11:00 AM Evaluation of a Combination of Community Initiatives to Reduce Driving While Intoxicated and Other Alcohol-Related Harm

Author: James Fell MS, National Opinion Research Center at the University of Chicago, Chicago, IL

Co-Author: Erin Tanenbaum

11:00 AM – 11:10 AM The extent of backover collisions internationally

Author: Brian Fildes PhD, Monash University Accident Research Centre, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia

Co-Author: Michael Keall

11:10 AM – 11:20 AM Using medico-legal data to investigate fatal older road user crash circumstances and risk factors.

Author: Sjaan Koppel BA BAppSc PhD, Monash University Accident Research Centre, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia

Co-Authors: Lyndal Bugeja; Daisy Smith; Ashne Lamb; Jeremy Dwyer; Michael Fitzharris; Stuart Newstead; Angelo DâElia; Judith Charlton

11:20 AM – 11:30 AM Association of cell phone bans with fatal crashes among young drivers

Author: Sijun Shen PhD, The Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, Columbus, OH

Co-Author: Toni Rudisill, Lai Wei, Motao Zhu

11:30 AM 11:50 AM Numerical Investigation of Driver Lower Extremity Injuries in Finite Element Frontal Crash Reconstruction

Author: Ashley Weaver PhD, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, NC

Co-Authors: Xin Ye; James Gaewsky; Logan Miller; Derek Jones; Mireille Kelley; Jeffrey Suhey; Bharath Koya; Joel D. Stitzel

11:50 AM – 12:00 PM A Preliminary Study of Human Model Head and Neck Response to Frontal Loading in Non-Traditional Occupant Seating Configurations

Author: Scott Gayzik PhD, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, NC

Co-Author: Bharath Koya

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM  Lunch
 Biomechanics Continued
1:00 PM – 1:20 PM Influence of morphological variations on cervical spine segmental responses from inertial loading

Author: Narayan Yoganandan PhD, Indian Institute of Technology Madras / Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

Co-Authors: Daniel John Jobin; Mike Arun; Saravanakumar Gurunathan

1:20 PM – 1:40 PM Failed Rib Region Prediction in a Human Body Model during Crash Events with Pre-Crash Braking

Author: Berkan Guleyupoglu MS, Wake Forest Univeristy School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, NC

Co-Authors: Ryan Barnard; F. Scott Gayzik

1:40 PM – 2:00 PM Initial Analysis of Archived Non-Human Primate Frontal and Rear Impact Data from the Biodynamics Data Resource

Authors: Ardyn Olszko MS Biomedical Engineering, U.S. Army Aeromedical Research Laboratory, Fort Rucker, AL 

Co-Authors: Christine Beltran; Kimberly Vasquez; James McGhee; Valeta Chancey; Narayan Yoganandan, Frank Pintar

2:00 PM – 2:20 PM Occupant Kinematics of the Hybrid III, THOR-M, and Post-Mortem Human Surrogates under Various Restraint Conditions in Full-Scale Frontal Sled Tests

Author: Devon Albert BS Bioengineering, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA

Co-Authors: Stephanie Beeman; Andrew Kemper

2:20 PM – 2:40 PM Kinematics and dynamic responses of young and elderly occupants in low-speed frontal tests

Author: Francisco Lopez-Valdes PhD, Universidad de Zaragoza, Zaragoza, Spain

Co-Authors: Oscar Juste-Lorente; Ana Lorente; Ana Piqueras; Asta Danauskienė; Julia Muehlbauer; Sylvia Schick; Ioannis Symeonidis; Mario Maza-Frechin; Steffen Peldschus

2:40 PM – 3:00 PM Injury Risk Functions Based on Population-Based Finite Element Model Responses: Application to Femurs under Dynamic Three-Point Bending

Presenter & Co-Author: Jason Forman PhD, University of Virginia Center for Applied Biomechanics, Charlottesville, VA

Author: Gwansik Park; Co-Authors: Taewung Kim; Matthew Panzer; Jeff Crandall

3:00 PM – 3:10 PM Trunk muscle recruitment patterns in simulated pre-crash events

Author: Jóna Marín Ólafsdóttir MSc, Chalmers University of Technology, Gorthenberg, Sweden

Co-Authors: Jason B. Fice; Daniel W. H. Mang; KarinBrolin; Jonah Davidsson; Jean-Sebastien Blouin; Gunter P. Siegmund

3:10 PM – 3:30 PM Break
Occupant Protection
 3:30 PM 3:50 PM Comparison of Three-Point Belt Fit Between Humans and ATDs in Rear Seats

Author: Matthew Reed PhD, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

Co-Authors: Jangwoon Park; Sheila Ebert-Hamilton

 3:50 PM – 4:10 PM Does obesity affect the position of seat belt loading in occupants involved in real-world motor vehicle collisions?

Author: Thomas Hartka MD MS, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA 

Co-Authors: Hannah Carr; Brittany Smith; Monica Melmer; Mark Sochor, Mark

4:10 PM – 4:30 PM Active Muscle Response Contributes to Increased Injury Risk of Lower Extremity in Occupant-Knee Airbag Interaction

Author: Bingbing Nie PhD, University of Virginia Center for Applied Biomechanics, Charlottesville, VA

Co-Authors: Xin Ye; Deepak Sathyanarayan; Jeff Crandall; Matthew Panzer

4:30 PM Adjourn

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