TIRF Events


Please check back often as upcoming events will be added as they are confirmed.

February 18








3rd Global Ministerial Conference on Road Safety February 19-20, 2020

Pre-event workshop – Equitability: Road Safety for all Through Vision Zero and Sustainable Safety
Stockholm, Sweden




La Prévention Routière Internationale (PRI) in partnership with the Canadian Association of Road Safety Professionals (CARSP) and the Traffic Injury Research Foundation (TIRF), is hosting a pre-event workshop, Equitability: Road Safety for all Through Vision Zero and Sustainable Safety, on February 18, 2020, from 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm local time. This pre-event workshop also serves as a precursor to the June 15-18, 2020 Joint Conference: The 30th CARSP Conference and the 14th PRI World Congress hosted in Montréal, Québec at the Palais des congrès de Montréal.

Cet atelier pré-événement sert également de précurseur à la Conférence conjointe 2020, soit la 30e Conférence CARSP et le 14e Congrès mondial PRI, organisée du 15 au 18 juin 2020, à Montréal, Québec, au Palais des congrès de Montréal.

March  4-6

Donor-sponsored youth DIAD presentations
Burnaby & Surrey, BC 
Donations support TIRF’s Drop It And Drive® program which delivers free distracted driving prevention presentations to schools to protect our most vulnerable road users. DIAD presentations are taking place at Alpha Secondary School in Burnaby and Clayton Heights Secondary School and Semiahmoo Secondary School in Surrey, BC, March 4-6.
April 1-3






ESRA2 International Conference on Measuring Traffic Safety Culture
Paris, France 





The ESRA2 International Conference on Measuring Traffic Safety Culture is taking place on April 1-3, 2020 at the IFSTTAR headquarters in Champs-sur-Marne (14-20 Boulevard Newton, Cité Descartes), just 25 minutes from downtown Paris, France. The conference is hosted by the partners organizing the E-Survey of Road Users’ Attitudes (#ESRA2, https://www.esranet.eu/en/).

New results from the ESRA2 data, collected at the end of 2019, will be showcased. Presentations will focus on measuring traffic safety culture using global road safety performance indicators including new thematic reports on seat belt & child restraint systems, automated vehicles, risk perception, enforcement, cyclists, and elderly road users as well as first results from sixteen new countries.

May 20-21




5th Annual Canadian Coalition on Distracted Driving Meeting
Nanaimo, BC 



The 5th annual Canadian Coalition on Distracted Driving (CCDD) meeting is being held in British Columbia, May 20-21, 2020, with more tools and resources to support stakeholders scheduled for release in the 1st quarter of this year.

TIRF, with its Drop It And Drive® (DIAD) program, and in partnership with The Co-operators, is conducting a multi-stage project to reduce distracted driving in Canada.

Learn more about this project in our CCDD E-Hub: https://diad.tirf.ca/ehub

June 15-18

2020 Joint Conference – The 30th CARSP Conference and the  14th PRI World Congress

Equitability: Road Safety for all through Vision Zero and Sustainable Safety
Montreal, PQ


The Canadian Association of Road Safety Professionals (CARSP) and La Prévention Routière Internationale (PRI), in partnership with the Traffic Injury Research Foundation (TIRF) and Desjardins, invite sponsors wishing to showcase their services and products to be a part of this premier international road safety conference.

More information about the conference as well as sponsorship opportunities and benefits are available in both English & French.

Vous trouverez d’autres renseignements sur la conférence ainsi que sur les possibilités de commandite et les avantages offerts ici : http://www.carsp.ca/fr/carsp-conference/2020-joint-conference

September 27-29





17th Alcohol Interlock Symposium

Alcohol Interlocks: Technology Saving Lives
Oslo, Norway






The purpose of interlocks is to save lives as evidenced by recent studies indicating that strong interlock programs reduce crashes and fatalities. Primarily focused on Europe, panel discussions will address the latest developments pertaining to the priorities of practitioners in relation to program development, new research, technological advances, including a look at the current environment surrounding interlock legislation and policy. Emphasis will be on the strengths of European projects, their respective challenges, and how to overcome them.

Information on EARLY BIRD rates, registration and accommodations is coming soon.
Join our mailing list: http://interlocksymposium.com