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Friday, July 9 • 1:00pm - 2:15pm
Safe Roads by Design: Work Zone Safety Innovations

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Work zones present an increased risk for workers who build, repair, and maintain roads, bridges, and tunnels, as well as for a variety of road users, including pedestrians, bicyclists, and motorcyclists, who are confronted with less than ideal safety conditions in these work zones. Global statistics on work zone-related injuries are not available, however the US Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) reported 25,485 of work zone crashes involving at least one injured party in 2015, of which 642 resulted in at least one fatality. These figures suggest that, taken at the global level, hundreds of thousands of injuries, and thousands of fatalities occur every year in work zones.

Speakers
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Lu Li

Global Marketer, 3M
I am a Global Marketer within the 3M Transportation Safety Division. My responsibilities include roadway materials such as those used in work zone signs, devices, and markings. Prior to joining the global team, I held similar responsibilities within 3M Canada.
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Stijn Goossens

Director, AVS / Signco
Stijn Goossens is an engineer with a passion for research and development. After his studies he started working at the Flemish Government, being in charge of all the temporary measurements and to create added value for the community. . In 2009 Stijn won the Flemish Innovation Festival... Read More →
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Phil Luke

Commercial Manager, International, Highway Care
A Commercial Manager who graduated with a Masters degree in Mechanical Engineering from a top London university and followed a career in the Oilfield services sector before swapping over to promoting road safety through consultation and use of technically superior vehicle road safety... Read More →
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Felipe Almanza

Vice President, New Product Design, TrafFix
Mr. Felipe Almanza is the Vice President, of New Product Development for TrafFix Devices Inc. Engineering Department based out of San Clemente in Southern California, USA. A Cal Poly Pomona graduate with a Degree in Mechanical Engineering, his experience spans more than 17 years in... Read More →

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Eric Cook

Senior Advisor, IRF Global
Eric Dean Cook is a Managing Director with Manchester Consulting Group. His professional fields of practice are infrastructure, construction, and finance. He is a registered Professional Engineer with over 20 years of experience in the planning, design, construction, and financing... Read More →


Friday July 9, 2021 1:00pm - 2:15pm EDT