Keynote and other Special Lectures Return to Biography  SSS HOME .              Revised 2017-63-11  
Talks by Leonard Evans (after 2000 - earlier not digital)
   Order is inverse chronological, color coded by year  
                            Title                 To    City  State    Date #
Reducing traffic fatalities requires reliable data followed by science-based policies Anhui Sanlian University

Hefei

China 2017-07-30 Sun 123
Good news, driverless vehicles biggest ever traffic safety improvement;
Bad news, 30 million deaths by 2050
Chinese Academy of Engineering Forum

Hefei,
Anhui Provinve

China 2017-07-29 Sat 122
Traffic-safety Research – Past Achievements and Future Opportunities Department of Industrial Engineering, Tianjin University Tianjin China 2016-09-29 121
Traffic-safety Research – Past Achievements and Future Opportunities Department of Industrial Engineering, Tsinghua University Beijing China 2016-09-27 120
Three Recent Seemingly Unrelated Publications Underline Importance of ITMA 25h World Congress International Traffic Medicine Association (ITMA) Beijing China 2016-09-24 119
What we do not know, hardly know, and really know about traffic safety   24th World Congress International Traffic Medicine Association (ITMA) Doha  Qatar  2015-11-16 118
Traffic safety: Key vehicle and driver behavior factors International Research Institute for Multidisciplinary Science, Beihang University Beijing  China  2015-09-01 117
 Injury in Traffic – a Grossly Underemphasized Problem Worldwide 10th National Trauma Academic Congress 

Zhengzhou, Henan Province

 China  2015-08-28  116
Reducing Traffic Injury:Past Research Achievements and Opportunities for a More Productive Future Auto 21 Ottawa Canada 2015-05-26 115
Safety Benefits of a Traffic Signal Designed for the Color Deficient The Eye, the Brain, and the Auto International Conference Dearborn MI 2013-09-16 Mon 114
Never Be Involved in a Traffic Crash Dow Chemical Midland MI 2013-06-11 Tue 113
Policy Implications from Comparing Traffic Fatality Trends Thru 2011 in 26 Countries 23rd. World Congress International Traffic Medicine Association (ITMA) Hamburg Germany 2013-05-20 Mon 112
Surprising Traffic Safety Findings University of Kansas Lawrence KS 2012-10-25 Thu 111
Surprising Results From Traffic-Safety Research Anhui Sanlian University

Hefei,
Anhui Provinve

China 2012-09-15 Sat 110
International Traffic-Fatality Rates – Comparisons Among 28 Countries Using Data Through 2010 Traffic Safety Forum organized by Chinese Academy of Engineering (CAE) Beijing China 2012-09-13 Thu 109
Traffic deaths plummet in USA while other countries do dramatically better SOAR (Society of Active Retirees) Farmington Hills MI 2011-10-13 Thu 108
Topsy-Turvy US Safety Policy Continues to Kill   Thousands of Road Users  Eye and the Auto (Detroit Institute of Ophthalmology) Detroit MI 2011-09-13 Tue 107
International Comparisons Suggest Effective Safety Policy 22nd. World Congress International Traffic Medicine Association (ITMA) Chongqing China 2011-05-13 Fri 106
The International Traffic Medicine Association (ITMA) - A Short History 22nd. World Congress International Traffic Medicine Association (ITMA) Chongqing China 2011-05-13 Fri 105
The Dramatic Failure of US Traffic Safety Policy SOAR (Society of Active Retirees) Farmington Hills MI 2010-10-12 Tue 104
Sex Differences - What Traffic Fatalities Say About “Nurture Versus Nature Adult Learining Institute Farmington Hills MI 2010-05-19 Wed 103
Safety Research Needs More Reason and Replication VirginiaTech - CH2M Hill Distinguished Lecture Blacksburg VA 2010-04-26 Mon 102
Sex Differences - What Traffic Fatalities Say About “Nurture Versus Nature SOAR (Society of Active Retirees) Farmington Hills MI 2010-04-21 Wed 101
A Crash Course in Traffic Safety SOAR (Society of Active Retirees) Farmington Hills MI 2009-10-14 Wed 100
Death in Traffic – A Sadly Underemphasized Problem
Directors Lab Chicago Chicago IL 2009-07-30 Thu 99
A Crash Course in Traffic Safety Adult Learining Institute Farmington Hills MI 2009-05-20 Wed 98
Improving Safety of Older Road Users Even While Ignoring Them 21st.  World Congress International Traffic Medicine Association (ITMA) The Haig Netherlands 2009-04-27 Mon 97
Reason, Replication, and Other Scientific Basics Need Increased Emphasis to Better Advance
               Safety Knowledge
Institute for Road Safety Research in the Netherlands (SWOV) Leidschendam Netherlands 2009-04-24 Fri 96
How to really reduce fire deaths in traffic Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) panel on fire safety Detroit MI 2008-04-15 Tue 95
Reducing Harm on Our Roads Keynbote to INTERSECT Traffic Safety Symposium Edmonton, AB Canada 2008-01-31 Thur 94
SEX DIFFERENCES: Rare Traffic Fatalities Support NATURE over NURTURE Joint Statistical Meetings (American Stastical Association, etc.) Salt Lake City UT 2007-07-30 Mon 93
Safe Driving and NAVTEQ Field Data Collection  
NAVTEQ Digitial Mapping Operations Meeting (Outside N. America) Portotoz Slovenia 2007-06-27 Wed 92
Safe Driving and NAVTEQ Field Data Collection  
NAVTEQ Digitial Mapping Operations Meeting (North America) San Juan PR 2007-06-06 Wed 91
Drivers involved in crashes killing older road users Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) Detroit MI 2007-04-01 Sun 90
The Dramatic Failure of US Traffic Safety Policy Virginia Transportation Conference Roanoke VA 2006-10-10 Tue 89
Reducing Traffic Harm on and off the Job Keynote to Network of Employers for Traffic Safety Baltimore MD 2006-09-27 Wed 88
Traffic Safety – What Matters Most Keynote to 16th Canadian Multidisciplinary Road Safety Conference Winnipeg, MT Canada 2006-06-12 Mon 87
Reducing Harm from Traffic Crashes Keynote to 2006 International Whiplash Trauma Congress Portland OR 2006-06-02 Fri 86
Engineering Strategies to Reduce Harm in Traffic 10th PRI World Congress on Traffic Safety Abu Dhabi UAE 2006-03-28 Tue 85
Vehicle Safety’s Role in Traffic Safety U. of  Michigan Dearborn MI 2006-03-17 Fri 84
Traffic Safety Keynote to Maryland Paving Conference Baltimore MD 2006-02-23 Thu 83
The Dramatic Failure of US Traffic Safety Policy           CLICK FOR REVIEW Lunchtime address, Center for Transportation Studies, University of Minnesota Minneapolis MN 2006-02-09 Thu 82
Just back from Iran Temple Kol Ami West Bloomfield MI 2006-01-12 Thu 81
Harm in traffic – a world-wide problem Iran Department of Transport Tehran Iran 2005-12-25 Sun 80
Harm in traffic – a world-wide problem First International Traffic Accident Conference Tehran Iran 2005-12-21 Wed 79
7.  THE FUTURE -- Flawed Predictions versus a Different Vision for a Safer Tomorrow Traffic medicine course Umeĺ Sweden 2005-11-19 Sat 78
6. REDUCING YOUR RISK – REDUCING SOCIETY’S RISK Traffic medicine course Umeĺ Sweden 2005-11-19 Sat 77
5.  DRIVER PERFORMANCE, DRIVER BEHAVIOR Traffic medicine course Umeĺ Sweden 2005-11-18  Fri 76
4.  ENVIRONMENT, ROADWAY, AND VEHICLE – Basic Biomechanics, Occupant Protection Traffic medicine course Umeĺ Sweden 2005-11-18  Fri 75
3.  CRASH RISK - Influence of Gender, Age, and Alcohol - Older Drivers, Younger Drivers Traffic medicine course Umeĺ Sweden 2005-11-17 Thu 74
2.  SURVIVAL - Influence of Sex, Age, and Alcohol Traffic medicine course Umeĺ Sweden 2005-11-17 Thu 73
1.  INTRODUCTION – Basic Concepts, Major Factors Traffic medicine course Umeĺ Sweden 2005-11-17 Thu 72
Risks on the road
Taipei Healthy Cities Taipei ROC 2005-10-30 Sun 71
Two days to remember
Senior Men’s Club of Birmingham Birmingham MI 2005-09-30 Fri 70
Traffic safety – what is really important? Intertraffic North America Baltimore MD 2005-09-28 Wed 69
Why predictions have been, and remain, systematically wrong TRB Workshop Dulles VA 2005-09-28 Wed 68
A day to remember Belfast Titanic Society Belfast N. Ireland 2005-09-13 Tue 67
A day to remember -- Images of the Titanic Wreck Grosvenor Grammar School Belfast N. Ireland 2005-09-12 Mon 66
Sex and the Single-Vehicle Crash Keynote to Driver Assessment conference Rockport ME 2005-06-28 Tue 65
Driver Vision, Driver Performance, Driver Behavior, and Safety Eye and the Auto (Detroit Institute of Ophthalmology) Detroit MI 2005-06-23 Thu 64
The role of vehicle safety in traffic safety Jaguar Affiliates Group of Michigan Livonia MI 2005-05-11 Wed 63
Industry, Government, and the Dramatic Failure of US Traffic Safety MIT (Center for Innovation in Product Development) Cambridge MA 2005-05-07 Sat 62
Weight, Size, Fuel, Safety Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) Detroit MI 2005-04-13 Wed 61
Injuries in Crashes -- Reported Compared to Actual Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) Detroit MI 2005-04-12 Tue 60
Major factors and more effective countermeasures International Seminar on Road Safety Bangkok Thailand 2005-03-24 Thu 59
Young drivers, driver licensing and traffic law International Seminar on Road Safety Bangkok Thailand 2005-03-23 Wed 58
Road Trauma  -  A World-Wide Problem International Seminar on Road Safety Bangkok Thailand 2005-03-22 Tue 57
Traffic Safety Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE) - MI Chapter Farmington Hills MI 2004-12-09 Thu 56
Traffic crashes – concepts and countermeasures Ben Gurion University of the Negev Beer Sheva Israel 2004-12-02 Thu 55
Young drivers and traffic safety Or Yarok (Israeli safety organization) Tel Aviv Israel 2004-12-01 Wed 54
Injuries in Crashes -- Reported Compared to Actual University of Virginia Automobile Safety Laboratory Charlottesville VA 2004-07-08 Thu 53
How to Make a Car Lighter and Safer Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) Detroit MI 2004-03-10 Wed 52
Airbag Benefits, Airbag Costs Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) Detroit MI 2004-03-09 Tue 51
Traffic safety in the United States "The Club" (retired senior GM managers) Bloomfield Hills MI 2003-12-10 Wed 50
A Crash Course in Traffic Safety Michigan State University Lansing MI 2003-10-07 Tue 49
Why are we here? Welcoming Presidential address to 19th ITMA World Congress Budapest Hungary 2003-09-15 Mon 48
Death on the roads: – the nature of the problem and a better solution Keynote to Safe and Sober Conference Saint Cloud MN 2003-09-04 Thu 47
Airbag benefits, airbag costs University of Virginia Automobile Safety Laboratory Charlottesville VA 2003-08-18 Mon 46
Harm From Traffic Crashes - A Major World Problem Eye and the Auto (Detroit Institute of Ophthalmology) Detroit MI 2003-06-19 Thu 45
Death on the roads: – the nature of the problem and a better solution Tennessee Technical University Cookeville TN 2003-04-11 Fri 44
A Crash Course in Traffic Safety Tennessee Technical University (Sigma Xi banquet) Cookeville TN 2003-04-10 Thu 43
A Crash Course in Traffic Safety University of South Dakota (Sigma Xi banquet) Vermillion SD 2003-04-05 Sat 42
Driver aging and risk of crashing, dying, and causing death USD Human Factors faculty Vermillion SD 2003-04-04 Fri 41
Death on the roads: – the nature of the problem and a better solution South Dakota State University (Sigma Xi Distinguished Lecture) Brookings SD 2003-04-03 Thu 40
Car Mass, Car Size, and Driver Fatality Risk Wayne State University Detroit MI 2003-03-07 Fri 39
Car Mass, Car Size, Fatalities, and Fuel Pennsylvania State University University Park PA 2003-02-28 Fri 38
The role of vehicle safety in traffic safety General Motors Research and Development Warren MI 2003-01-28 Tue 37
Driver aging and risk of crashing, dying, and causing death Senior Men’s Club of Birmingham Birmingham MI 2003-01-24 Fri 36
CAFE – why it is so difficult to estimate its effect on traffic fatalities and fuel use Transportation Research Board (82nd annual meeting) Washington DC 2003-01-15 Wed 35
CAFE kills -- More CAFE May Well Kill More Competitive Enterprise Institute Washington DC 2003-01-14 Tue 34
A Crash Course in Traffic Safety 25TH Annual Advances in Trauma Kansas City MO 2002-12-07 Sat 33
Traffic Crashes: What Do We Know? How Do We Know It? What Can We Do? Alcoa Technical Center Pittsburgh (nr) PA 2002-11-21 Thu 32
Why does so much road safety research not increase knowledge? Keynote 2 to Road Safety Research, Policing and Edu Conference Adelaide Australia 2002-11-05 Tue 31
Traffic Crashes Keynote 1 to Road Safety Research, Policing and Edu Conference Adelaide Australia 2002-11-04 Mon 30
Trends and Future Possibilities Workshop Session A, Trends, Targets and Current Influences Adelaide Australia 2002-11-03 Sun 29
Reflections on  Traffic Safety Automobile insurers Adelaide Australia 2002-11-01 Fri 28
Traffic Crashes -- A Leading Cause of Death in the US Kirk on the Hills Bloomfield Hills MI 2002-10-25 Fri 27
The most famous older-driver crash ever 18th ITMA World Congress Cairo Egypt 2002-09-25 Wed 26
Why are we here? Welcoming Presidential address to 18th IRMA World Congress Cairo Egypt 2002-09-23 Mon 25
Traffic Crashes: What Do We Know? How Do We Know It? What Can We Do? Roche Research Nutley NJ 2002-09-11 Wed 24
Age, Gender, and Fatality Risk from Similar Physical Impacts University of Virginia Automobile Safety Laboratory Charlottesville VA 2002-07-26 Fri 23
Fatality Risk from Similar Physical Impacts -- Influence of Gender and Age Inferred from Traffic Data Crashes Sunnybrook and Women's College Health Sciences Centre Toronto, ON Canada 2002-05-29 Wed 22
Traffic Crashes 4:  Countermeasures Traffic medicine course Umeĺ Sweden 2002-04-13 Sat 21
Traffic Crashes 3:  Human Factors Traffic medicine course Umeĺ Sweden 2002-04-13 Sat 20
Traffic Crashes 2:  Methods Traffic medicine course Umeĺ Sweden 2002-04-12 Fri 19
Traffic Crashes 1:  Introduction and Engineering Traffic medicine course Umeĺ Sweden 2002-04-12 Fri 18
Can a car be made lighter and safer? Aluminum Association Southfield MI 2002-04-09 Tue 17
Traffic Crashes Senior Men’s Club of Birmingham Birmingham MI 2002-04-05 Fri 16
NRC CAFE Report - Comments on APPENDIX A “Dissent on Safety Issues” TRB CAFE panel Washington DC 2002-01-16 Wed 15
Car Mass, Car Size, and  Driver Fatality Risk University of Virginia Automobile Safety Laboratory Charlottesville VA 2002-01-14 Mon 14
Reducing Human Harm from Traffic Crashes Traffic Medicine Center, Huddinge University Hospital Stockholm Sweden 2002-01-01 Tue 13
Traffic Crashes: What Do We Know? How Do We Know It? What Can We Do? Appalachian Transportation Institute Charleston WV 2001-10-17 Wed 12
Traffic Crashes: What Do We Know? How Do We Know It? What Can We Do? Marshal University Huntington WV 2001-10-17 Wed 11
Why Does So Much “Research” Not Increase Knowledge? Keynote to Roads, Routes, and Responsibilities Conference Regina, SK Canada 2001-08-27 Mon 10
Major Factors Relating to Traffic Safety Improved safety for drivers and fleets, Carnegie Mellon University Pittsburgh PA 2001-06-18 Mon 9
Why Does So Much “Research” Not Increase Knowledge? Keynote to Canadian Multidisciplinary Road Safety Conference London, ON Canada 2001-06-11 Mon 8
An introduction to the International Traffic Medicine Association (ITMA) World Health Organization Consultation to develop a WHO Strategy on Traffic Injury Prevention Geneva Switzerland 2001-04-26 Thu 7
Car Mass, Car Size, and Driver Fatality Risk NRC Committee on Effectiveness and Impact of CAFE Washington DC 2001-03-12 Mon 6
Gender and Age Influence on Fatality Risk from the Same Physical Impact Determined Using Two-Car Crashes Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) Detroit MI 2001-03-08 Thu 5
Driver aging and risk of crashing, dying, and causing death Institute of Transportation Studies, UC Berkeley Berkeley CA 2001-02-05 Mon 4
Why Does So Much “Research” Not Increase Understanding? Institute of Transportation Studies, UC Berkeley Berkeley CA 2001-02-05 Mon 3
Gender and Age Influence on Fatality Risk from the Same Physical Impact Determined Using Two-Car Crashes Association for the Advancement of Automotive Medicine (AAAM) Chicago IL 2000-10-03 Tue 2
Human harm from traffic crashes:- What Do We Know? How Do We Know It? What Can We Do? University of Alabama at Birmingham Birmingham AL 2000-09-21 Thu 1