On January 31 expired the extension of the deadline to present papers focused on the safe mobility of children. The call made by Fundación Gonzalo Rodríguez and the National Road Safety Agency of Argentina for Road Safety leaders from different fields, closed with 59 applications registered.
The next International Child Road Safety Forum (FISEVI) that will be held in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on June 12 and 13, 2018, will be organized in plenaries and parallel workshop sessions. The participation of national and international stakeholders will be in the parallel sessions. It is within the latter that the participation of national and international actors selected through this call is foreseen.
The applications came from 17 countries, highlighting the international dimension that FISEVI has managed to consolidate with the 2 previous editions (Uruguay 2014 and Chile 2016). Argentina, the host country, tops the list with more than half of the applications, as expected.
All parallel sessions received at least one application, which reaffirms the diversity of fields from which to address the complexity of the Road Safety problem.
The Selection Committee, made up of representatives of the Gonzalo Rodríguez Foundation and the National Road Safety Agency, will publish the results on April 15.