AAAM is excited to announce our first webinar of 2024, which will feature a panel of automotive safety experts revisiting and expanding on their Global Child & Youth Road Safety SIG panel discussion from this year’s annual conference. Join moderator Julie Mansfield, Ph.D. from Ohio State University, as she leads an insightful conversation with Emily Thomas, Ph.D. (Consumer Reports), Eric Dahle (Evenflo), and Schuyler St. Lawrence (Toyota) on every step involved when it comes to innovating the realm of automotive safety for children. The webinar registration is free for AAAM members and non-members.

The Road Safety Experts’ Journey: Protecting Kids from Concept to Practice

Session Description: This panel discussion, an extension of the in-person session at the 2023 AAAM Conference, will delve into the multifaceted journey of protecting children on the road. Our panelists will explore the entire spectrum of child safety, from conceptualization and research to design, engineering, and market education, highlighting the multidisciplinary nature of these efforts.


  • Julie Mansfield, Ph.D., Research Assistant Professor at The Ohio State University. Connect with Julie on LinkedIn.


Date: January 24th, 2024

Time: 12:00-2:00 pm Eastern

Registration and More Information: This webinar is free for AAAM members and nonmembers. Pre-registration is required. Register HERE.

Don’t miss this opportunity to gain valuable insights and network with industry leaders in automotive safety. Save the date and join us in our commitment to enhancing road safety for children.