Smart Traffic & Road Safety Summit
Smart Traffic & Road Safety Summit aspires to identify and analyze Smart Traffic and Road Safety challenges in UAE and the Middle East. The Summit is scheduled to take place in March 2019 in Dubai. Given the tremendous developments in UAE and the Middle East and the expansion of road networks, evolution of road transport and the new policies and strategies to overcome traffic related obstacles, Smart Traffic, Road Safety and Accident Prevention have become more critical than ever.
Smart Traffic & Road Safety Summit provides a foremost platform for knowledge exchange and peer-to-peer engagement, whilst featuring successful case studies, latest innovations and methodologies in smart traffic control systems, highlighting latest trends, vehicle safety research to enhance traffic planning, public safety measures, highlight effective and efficient safety models and best practices that should be implemented on the roads.
Speaker and Advisory Board
Khairil Anwar Abu Kassim is the Secretary General of ASEAN NCAP, one of ten NCAP’s in the world that encourage safer cars development in the market. He is also the former Head of Crash Safety Engineering Unit (CRASE) in MIROS, one of the leaders in vehicle safety area that help researchers & engineers to realize their full potential in the safety system. To date, he has been supervising and developing multiple International and local research and development grants and projects in MIROS with a total worth RM 20 Million.
On February 25th, 2010, MIROS has created the nation history by conducting Passenger Car Outdoor Crash Test, the first in Malaysia and South East ASEAN, this success story spread out to Europe, USA and others ASIAN countries. It was never in their mind, that country like Malaysia able to execute a crash test. Currently, the MIROS PC3 has conducted more than 100 crash tests since May 2012 and it is one of the official crash laboratories for ASEAN NCAP.
Under Khairil’s leadership, ASEAN NCAP mission continually improves towards establishing a reliable independent consumer information for safer cars. More manufacturers have increased their vehicle safety capacity and ability as a result of safety rating and strategies implemented by the team. It is well accepted that to enter the ASEAN market, the minimum required rating is now 4 star which confidently translate to reduction of road fatality. MIROS has recognized his commitment by awarding him the Excellent Service Award in his first full service year in 2009 and Most Impact Researcher Award in 2010. He is also receiving special awards for his dedicated works and commitment throughout his tenure.
Khairil Anwar Abu Kassim
Road Safety Support UK Ltd