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Vision Zero International course

Sweden is one of the world´s leading countries in the development of traffic safety with the goal of reducing the number of fatalities and serious injuries in road traffic. Vision Zero is the basis for all road traffic safety work in Sweden and for the third year in a row we proudly offer you the Vision Zero Academy international course of road traffic safety.

Date: 16th-20th of September 2019
Place: Elite Park Avenue Hotel, Kungsportsavenyn 36-38, in Gothenburg
Register before: 16th of August 2019

In 1997, the Swedish Parliament adopted a ‘vision zero’ goal for road traffic, with the long-term goal that no one would be killed or seriously injured within the road transport system. Vision Zero is an ethical approach, but also constitutes the strategy of forming a safe road transport system. Vision Zero has led to major changes in both working methods and interventions, which will be presented in this course.



Course goals

After the course the participants will have gained a deep understanding of Vision Zero as a policy innovation and how this could affect working methods, as well as how a safe road transport system can be created. Participants will also receive a platform for the understanding of how to continue the work with road safety issues in their respective countries. COURSE INFORMATION After two successful courses in 2017 and 2018, we will now offer the Vision Zero International course in Gothenburg on September 16th to 20th 2019. During the course, interesting lectures will be mixed with study visits to clearly exemplify the Swedish model. At the end of the course the participants will receive a diploma as proof of participation.

Target audience

The course is targeted for a broad audience, as we welcome everyone who works in practice with traffic safety issues in various agencies such as government authorities, industry, municipalities, NGOs and academia. It is also highly relevant for experts within UN authorities, development banks, and other international organisations.

Lectures

The course lecturers will primarily be Swedish Transport Administration experts in their respective fields as well as guest lecturers from other authorities, municipalities, academies and industry. All the lectures and course material are in English.

Registration

The course will be held in Gothenburg on September 16th to 20th 2019 at the Elite Park Avenue Hotel, Kungsportsavenyn 36-38.
Registration closes on August 16th 2019. The registration is binding. Invoice will be sent after completed registration.
The course is limited to 25 participants, please submit the registration as soon as possible.

Course fee

The course fee, which is non-profit, is SEK 33 700 per participant.

This fee includes
   - accommodation from Sunday September 15th to Saturday September 21th
   - all documentation
   - breakfast, lunch as well as morning and afternoon coffee during all course days
   - on the evening of Wednesday September 18th group dinner for all participants

Cancellation

Cancellation is required to be in writing. Confirmed places cancelled with less than 28 days notice will be charged half of the course fee. If cancellation is made less than 14 days prior to course start, the full course fee will be charged.

Send your cancellation to trafikverksskolan@trafikverket.se

Accomodation

The course fee includes accommodation at Elite Park Avenue Hotel, Kungsportsavenyn 36-38 in Gothenburg, where the course will be held. Accommodation for the participants will be from Sunday, September 15th to Saturday, September 21th.

Link to the hotel web site: https://www.elite.se/en/hotels/gothenburg/park-avenue-hotel/

Visa

Participants are responsible to obtain Visa for their travel and stay in Sweden for the duration of the course.

Contact

Technical enquiries
Kenneth Svensson, Swedish Transport Administration
E-mail: kenneth.svensson@trafikverket.se

Matts-Åke Belin, Swedish Transport Administration
E-mail: matts-ake.belin@trafikverket.se

Administrative enquiries
Stellan Jönsson, Swedish Transport Administration Education and Training Centre
E-mail: stellan.jonsson@trafikverket.se







Registration for this years Vision Zero course is now closed