Agenda, themes and speakers

09.30 – 09.45  Welcome & opening remarks etc


Steve Gooding

Director, RAC Foundation
(chair of morning session)

Liz Box

Head of Research, RAC Foundation
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Ian Edwards

New View Consultants


09.45 – 10.05 Opening address


Dame Joan Bakewell CBE

Journalist, television presenter and Labour Party Peer

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10.05 – 10.30 Opening keynote


Dr Charles Musselwhite

Associate Professor in Gerontology, Centre for Innovative Ageing, Swansea University (More)

Keynote address
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10.30 – 11.10 Medical issues


Dr Lily Read

Community Mental Health Team for Older People, Northamptonshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

Presentation: Driving in later life: sustained independence, disease recovery and safety – where is the balance?
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Dilwyn Marple-Horvat

Professor of Motor Neuroscience, Manchester Metropolitan University (More)

Presentation: Driving with diabetic peripheral neuropathy; particular problems and possible solutions
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11.10 – 11.40  Refreshments


11.40 – 12.00  Fitness to drive assessments


Edward Trewhella

CEO, Driving Mobility (More)

Presentation: Medical fitness to drive assessments as a means of establishing and addressing the needs of older drivers
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12.00 – 13.00  Design for older road user


Dr Julie Gandolfi

Driving Research Ltd (More…)

Presentation: Maximising compatibility between the older driver and the traffic environment
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Stephen Joseph OBE

Advisor, Campaign for Better Transport (More…)

Presentation: Better mobility for older people
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Dr Chris McGinley

Research Fellow, Helen Hamlyn Centre for Design (More)

Presentation: Design inspired by an ageing world
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13.00 – 14.00 Lunch


Afternoon session chaired by:

Liz Brooker MBE

Vice chair, Road Safety GB


14.00 – 14.30 Vehicles & technology


Stuart Millward

CEO Satsafe (More)

Presentation: A new driver monitoring system: an older driver research project – Download presentation or contact Stuart Millward for more information.

 

 

Julia Chen

Senior Policy Adviser
Centre for Connected and Autonomous Vehicles (More…)

Presentation: A Grand Challenge: The Future of Mobility in an Ageing Society
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14.30 – 15.00 Question Time (panel discussion)


John Plowman

Chair of the Older Drivers Task Force

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Dr Kit Mitchell

Consultant to the Road Safety Foundation

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Dr Carol Hawley

Associate Fellow
Warwick Medical School

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Graham Mylward

Senior Road Safety Officer
Hampshire County Council

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15.00 – 16.15   Older drivers – interventions


Sergeant Rob Heard

The Older Drivers Forum (More)

Presentation: Driving Safely for Longer
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June Howlett

Road Safety Officer, Transport for Bucks, Buckinghamshire County Council (More)

Presentation: Buckinghamshire’s Mature Driver Assessments
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Rhian Hughes

Road Safety Team Leader, Wirral Council

Presentation: ‘Drive Safely for Longer’
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Ian Edwards

New View Consultants (More)

Presentation: Assessment or Education – what’s the difference?
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Dr Fiona Fylan

Brainbox Research (More…)

Presentation: Can the ‘Driving Safer for Longer’ older driver intervention change behaviour?
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