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CCMTA AM 2014 : Canadian Council of Motor Transport Administrators 2014 Annual Meeting - Call for Papers


When May 25, 2014 - May 28, 2014
Where Toronto, ON
Abstract Registration Due Oct 18, 2013
Submission Deadline Oct 18, 2014
Notification Due Dec 6, 2013
Final Version Due Apr 12, 2014
Categories    transportation   road safety   administration & regulation   operation road safety

Call For Papers

CCMTA is the official organization in Canada for coordinating all matters dealing with the administration, regulation and control of motor vehicle transportation and highway safety.

CCMTA's Mission is to champion improved road safety and harmonized driver and motor vehicle related licensing and regulation through a national forum for the development and exchange of public policy and best practices.

CCMTA's national forum is comprised of representatives of all provincial, territorial and federal governments of Canada, who meet twice a year, to make decisions on administration and operational road safety matters through a collective consultative process. It also comprises associates whose expertise and opinions are sought in the development of strategies and programs.

CCMTA's Board of Directors and Standing Committees meet in the fall and at its Annual Meeting in the spring. The CCMTA Annual Meeting provides an excellent opportunity to engage with other stakeholders within the road safety community.

Government members, associates, stakeholders and industry professionals are invited to participate in the Call for Presentation Process in order to help build the educational program. We ask you to consider submitting an application that outlines your interest in providing insight into a particular topic for CCMTA's consideration to be incorporated in the program of the 2014 Annual Meeting.

We will run the simultaneous educational sessions during the Annual Meeting on the afternoon of Sunday, May 25, 2014. Delegates will be given the choice to attend the sessions that most appeal to them.

The educational sessions must be linked to the 2014 Annual Meeting Theme of Transportation Tomorrow! Modernize. Measure. Connect.

In support of the theme, please reflect upon the information below when submitting your application:

Modernizing systems, application for new technologies, emerging vehicle technologies, business procedures, and/or researching and implementing new road safety policies into Canada's Road Safety Strategy 2015.

New methods or applications in measuring improvements to road safety programs and/or license/registration/motor carrier administration and enforcement. Consider asking yourselves, "How do we, or can we, measure impact and effectiveness" in the work we do?

Connecting with the public and/or stakeholders. Consider asking yourselves, "How do we, or can we, use new techniques or campaigns to better connect with the public and industry, raise awareness and use public education to change behavior to improve road safety"?

Please consider this opportunity to collaborate by showcasing your road safety initiatives that contribute to our theme of Transportation Tomorrow! Modernize. Measure. Connect.

Elements of your Application

Your application must include the following:1.Title of session (as it should be published)
2.Short description of your presentation (as it should be published)
3.Name of presenter(s) and affiliation(s)
4.Length of presentation
5.Nature of your presentation
6.An abstract of your presentation (maximum 2 pages)
7.Presenter(s) bio (maximum 1 page)

Please note incomplete submissions will not be considered.

Submission Evaluation Criteria

All submissions will be evaluated by the Selection Committee based on the following parameters:

•Relation to CCMTA's 2014 Annual Meeting theme of Transportation Tomorrow! and how they related to the sub-themes of Modernize. Measure. Connect.
•Completeness of overall submission
•Quality, diversity and originality of submission
•Topic must be educational in nature.

Sales presentations will not be accepted. Click here to download application form:

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