Friday, October 9, 2009

CARSP Student Paper Competition

The Canadian Association of Road Safety Professionals together with the Insurance Bureau of Canada are sponsoring a competition for a scientific paper, written by a student registered in a Canadian university, on any aspect of motor vehicle traffic safety. Please see:

The author of the paper judged to be the best entry to the competition will receive an award of $1,000. The second and third place winners will receive awards of $600 and $400 respectively.

Each of the three winning student authors will also receive a complimentary registration to the 20th Canadian Multidisciplinary Road Safety Conference, to be held in Niagara Falls, Ontario on June 6-9, 2010, and $1,000 for travel and living expenses to attend, and present their paper at the conference. Winning students must present their paper at the conference in order to be eligible for any of the above awards.
For details of past competitions, and the range of topics that have been chosen by previous winners, please see:

Authors must provide their papers in electronic format, (Microsoft Word preferred) to: Papers should not exceed 15 pages including all the text, illustrations, tables, and references. Entries are to be received no later than April 15, 2010. Entries will be judged by an expert panel of CARSP members.Students may also submit their papers in response to the call for papers for the conference (see:

However, please take special note that it is necessary to submit an abstract of the proposed paper by February 1, 2010 for the conference AND a full-text paper by March 31, 2010 as a competition entry, in order to participate in both activities, but indicate that it is a STUDENT paper.

For further details, please contact:
Arthur Tabachneck, PhD
Director, Data Management
Insurance Bureau of Canada
2235 Sheppard Avenue East
Toronto, Ontario M2J 5B5
Phone: 416-445-5912 Ext 2224E-mail :

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