ASIRT Road Safety Travel and Tourism Summit

ASIRT Road Safety Travel and Tourism Summit

May 2019 Summit Highlights

The summit objectives were to:

  • Engage decision makers on key road safety issues and policies;
  • Improve data transparency and collection of information on road crash fatalities and
    injuries;
  • Further champion the issue in media; and
  • Strengthen high-level links and relationships within the tourism and travel sectors.

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Sponsors:

Senator Chris Van Hollen

Plenary:
Ambassador Marc Grossman, Summit Moderator
Framing the Issue: a Global Road Safety Overview
Dr. Adnan Hyder, Senior Associate Dean for Research, Professor of Global Health, Milken School of Public Health, George Washington University;
Data Analysis Overview
Dr. Maria Vegega, Road Safety Consultant

Panels:
Government and Road Safety Policy
Travel Abroad Facilitators
Consumer Resources for Safe Travel

12:45-1:30 Lunch & Special Speakers:
Bonnie Glick, Deputy Administrator USAID
Senator Chris Van Hollen (MD)

Panelists and Moderators:
William Atkins, Point Comfort Underwriters, Inc
Shawn Bardwell, Peace Corps
Michelle Bernier-Toth, Bureau of Consular Affairs, U.S. Department of State
Debra Bokur, ASIRT
Elizabeth Brenner, Protect Students Abroad
Ambassador Fernando Llorca Castro, Embassy of Costa Rica
Natalie Draisin, FIA Foundation
Dr. Stephen Hargarten, Medical College of Wisconsin
Leanne Johnson, Office of International Student Affairs, University of Maryland
Andrew Koblenz, National Auto Dealers Association
Dr. Jasminka Goldoni Laestadius, The World Bank Group
Natalie Mello, Forum on Education Abroad
Tanya Mohn, New York Times, Forbes
Randy Morgan, Morgan Language Services
Ambassador Karin Olofsdotter, Embassy of Sweden
Robert P. Poli, Insurance Marketing Center
Dr. Eugenia Rodrigues, Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)
Dr. Anne-Gaelle Selod, Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)

Additional Information
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or 240-249-0100

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