The Congress took place at Disseny HUB Barcelona from October 24th to 26th, 2019 in Barcelona (Spain).
This year we celebrated the 28th Annual Congress of the European Association for Accident Research edition organized by STA (the Society of Automotive Engineers in Spain) and Applus+ IDIADA for the first time in Spain.
The Congress was inaugurated by Jörg Ahlgrimm; EVU President, Carles Grasas; STA President and Applus+ IDIADA CEO, Albert Batlle; Barcelona’s city Councillor of Security, and Juan Jose Vilanova; Barcelona’s police Major Intendent.
More than 250 worldwide experts attended this year edition, and more than 30 speakers offered to them a speech and the publication of their papers about four major topics:
- Pedestrian and Bicycle accidents
- Powered two-wheelers and new vehicle types (incl. Pedelecs, e-scooters, segways)
- Digitalisation (EDR, traffic simulation, automated driving)
- Open Forum
The European Association for Accident Research, which operates in 20 countries, brings together more than 1000 experts in the field of research and analysis of traffic accidents.