Sun, Oct 20 | Stamford American International School

School Transport Safety Conference Asia 2019

A unique, multi-national platform to interact and enlist best practices from thought-leaders across industry and government to co-create sustainable, actionable solutions to ensure safe journeys for children between school and home.
Please register at: https://www.schooltransportsafety.sg
School Transport  Safety Conference Asia 2019

Time & Location

Oct 20, 2019, 5:00 PM – Oct 21, 2019, 5:00 PM
Stamford American International School, The Hive, Early Learning Village, Stamford American International School, 3 Chuan Lane, Singapore

About the Event

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THE AGENDA

SUNDAY 20 OCTOBER 2019

5:00-7:00 PM

Networking Session

Join us at the Grand Copthorne Waterfront Hotel for an evening of wine, cheese, and industry networking.

MONDAY 21 OCTOBER 2019

8:30 AM

Meet & Greet

Registration, refreshments and networking.

9:00 AM

Welcome

Michael Drake, CEO Cognita Asia |

Karmjit Singh, CILTS Chairman.

9:20 AM | GUEST OF HONOUR

Ministerial Address

Singapore school transport policy, scope and responsibilities.

9:40 AM | KEYNOTE SPEECH

Journey Toward Zero Harm

Challenges and outlook for the US’s drive toward safer school transport.

10:10 AM | KEY OPINION LEADER

Childhood Injury Prevention

Unbiased local trends in school transport injury statistics, and the long term human and economic impacts.

10:40 AM

Panel Discussion

Key Opinion Leaders | Moderated by Karmjit Singh, CILTS Chairman.

11:10 AM

Networking Break & Refreshments

Tea, coffee and light bites.

11:40 AM |KEY STAKEHOLDER

Challenges in Grassroots Compliance to World Class Standards

12:00 PM |KEY STAKEHOLDER

Low Cost, High Volume Child Transport

Unique challenges safely transporting children in large scale, low cost operations.

12:20 PM |KEY STAKEHOLDER

Implementing a School Bus Safety Program

A Singapore international school case study in mandatory child safety restraints; from challenges to implementation.

12:40 PM |KEY STAKEHOLDERS

Panel Discussion

Key stakeholders, including bus operators | Moderated by Edward Lau, WiLAT SG Advisor.

1:10 PM | INDUSTRY SHOWCASE

Lunch'n'Learn

Feel free to enjoy a series of short, informative presentations from industry solution providers.

2:20 PM |ENABLER

Driver Fatigue Advancements

A case study in the use of new technologies and their possible applications in the school transport industry.

2:40 PM | ENABLER

Tracking School Buses in Real Time

Practical applications of near field technology and GPS to the school transport industry.

3:00 PM | ENABLER

Vehicle Safety and Crash Performance

Vehicle safety considerations regarding minibuses and vans used for school transport in Asia.

3:20 PM | ENABLER

Safety Restraint Systems

Understanding and overcoming challenges in child restraint systems available in Asian school transport vehicles.

3:40 PM | ENABLER

Emerging Trends in Academia

What’s new in the academic space and its possible applications in the school transport industry.

4:00 PM |ENABLERS

Panel Discussion

Enablers | Moderated by Edward Lau, WiLAT SG Advisor.

4:30 PM

Round-Up

Summary of actions, working groups, goals | Edward Lau, WiLAT SG Advisor.

4:50 PM

Closing Address

Karmjit Singh, CILTS Chairman.

ACCOMMODATION

Grand Copthorne Waterfront Hotel

392 Havelock Road, Singapore 169663

Ph: +65 6733 0880

Superior single room, $230++ SGD per night.

Superior twin room, $250++ SGD per night.

Room rates include unlimited internet access and complimentary daily buffet breakfast for one person.

Additional breakfasts can be arranged at $20++ SGD per person per day.

Stamford American International School will run a complimentary shuttle from the Grand Copthorne to the conference venue. This is only available for guests who book accommodation through the conference.

Please register at: https://www.schooltransportsafety.sg

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