SAFER Seminar: SeMiFOT Final Event

1 June 2010 11:30–19:00
Room “Navet 1”, Aktiviteten,
Lindholmspiren 5, 2nd floor,
Lindholmen Science Park, Gothenburg, Sweden




Welcome to the final seminar of SeMiFOT! This seminar offers highlight presentations and the opportunity for discussion and interaction with colleagues working within both the Field Operational Test (FOT) and Naturalistic Driving Study (NDS) research areas. It is expected that discussions will be centered around the development of methodology and technology, as this was the focus of SeMiFOT.

Speakers: Trent Victor (SAFER/Volvo Technology), Jonas Bärgman (SAFER/Chalmers), Maxime Flament (ERTICO – ITS Europe), Magnus Hjälmdahl (VTI), Selpi (SAFER/Chalmers), Krithika Srinivasan (UMTRI), Fredrik Moeschlin (SAFER/Volvo Technology), Helena Gellerman (SAFER), Lotta Jakobsson (SAFER)


09.30-10.00 Registration and Coffee
10.00-10.30  Introduction
      - SAFER
      - FOT-Net and EU objectives in this area
      - FOTs at SAFER and in the world
10.30-11.00 The Naturalistic FOT: SeMiFOT goals and objectives
11.00-12.30 Part I - Advances in Technology and Implementation
     - Background: Review and comparison of data acquisition systems from USA, EU and Japan
     - Data loggers, database/storage, and analysis tools
     - Joint research: Implementation of data handling and sharing procedures for a joint database with open and proprietary data
     - Lessons Learned and Part I conclusions
 12.30-13.45 Lunch
 13.45-15.00 Part II – Advances in Analytical Approaches
     - Crash-Relevant Events analysis methodology – triggers, coding, accident statistics, impact assessment, etc

   - Events-Prevented analysis method

   - Map-data in analysis

15.00-15.20 Coffee
15.20-16.00 Part II – Advances in Analytical Approaches (continued)
     - Visual behavior analyses of eyetracker data
     - Summary of other analyses e.g. acceptance, product development process, OD data use...
     - Lessons Learned and Part II Conclusions
16.00-16.30 Ongoing and Future analyses e.g. SeMiFOT2
16.30-17.00 Conclusions and discussion


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Safer – Vehicle and Traffic Safety Centre

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