Protection of children in cars
9th International Conference Protection of Children in Cars
|TÜV SÜD Akademie GmbH
Chairman: Prof. Dr. Klaus Langwieder
The program 2011 confirms the increasing role of this worldwide platform for CRS research and development, for child accident research, biomechanics, for rulemaking, safety testing, for consumer information, NCAP activities and safety campaigns. New countries submitted scientific studies and field observations and the participation of more than 25 countries from all continents is to be expected.
The progress in important key subjects of child safety will be discussed covering the new ECE regulation, new test tools/dummies and test procedures, especially side impact. Special focus is given to accident data, the continuing problem of misuse and to new developments of human models.
Preceding the conference, a workshop Child Safety and Cultural Approach on Wednesday, November 30 addresses the situation in road traffic and the level of child protection in different countries in order to promote concepts for improved safety behaviour, increased child safety and effective safety campaigns worldwide.
Leading international research units, CRS and car manufacturers, universities, consumer organisations take part as well as representatives of rulemaking, specialists in dummy and test development, paediatricians, experts in accident research and biomechanics assigning this conference to be one of the most important meetings in child safety.