Focus Day on Transportation and Safety Guidelines for Schools: Thursday, 9 November 2017

9:00 AM - 9:20 AM Registration and welcome refreshments

9:20 AM - 9:30 AM Opening remarks by conference chair

9:30 AM - 11:30 AM Measurements to enhance traffic safety in schools

Daniel Llort, Project Manager, Ministry of Infrastructure and Development, UAE
This session will uncover how to create a safe traffic environment for schools (traffic safety measurements to protect kids against traffic incidents).
Learning outcomes of this session include:
  • Characteristics of road safety measurements
  • How to perform a safety study during design stage involving schools in the scope
  • Practical cases


Daniel Llort

Project Manager
Ministry of Infrastructure and Development, UAE

11:30 AM - 12:00 PM Networking break

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM Transport solutions to guarantee student safety to and from schools

Ensuring that schools are located in a safe environment is the first step. An important aspect of planning schools is coordinating with authorities on transport and the location of the school.
This session is designed to offer key insights on guidelines and requirements for taxis, school buses and transport services. Now that you know what it entails to design and develop schools in the GCC, how will you get students to the facility?

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Lunch and networking

3:00 PM - 3:00 PM End of focus day

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