Keynote Speakers

Dr Lisa Dorn, Conference Chair

Dr Lisa is Reader in Driver Behaviour at the University of Cranfield and Course Director for the MSc in Driver Behaviour. Lisa is President-Elect of the International Association of Applied Psychologists – Traffic and Transport Psychology Division. Lisa is also Research Director for DriverMetrics, a Cranfield company providing online driver risk assessments. Lisa has published over 50 journal papers and book chapters and worked for dozens of clients to improve road safety.
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Professor Heikki Summala, Conference Co-Host

Professor Summala is the Director of the Traffic Research Unit of the University of Helsinki and in 2010 was made a IAAP Fellow of Division 13 - Traffic and Transportation Psychology. Professor Summala has published extensively in the field and is on the Editorial advisory Board for several international journals.




Professor Nils Petter Gregersen, Keynote Speaker

Professor Nils Petter Gregersen is the Senior Research Director of VTI, the Swedish National Road and Transport Research Institute. His main research interests are in road safety and road user behaviour with a special interest in adolescence, young drivers, professional drivers and driver education. He has participated in many national and international research and development projects in the area of driver education and training and has published a large number of scientific journal papers, book chapters and institute reports.


Dr David Crundall, Keynote Speaker

Dr David Crundall is Director of the Nottingham Integrated Transport and Environmental Simulation facility (NITES) at the University of Nottingham and an Associate Professor in the School of Psychology. He has conducted extensive research into the visual skill development of drivers, and driver training in advanced hazard perception techniques and has been a UK Government spokesperson for transport safety.


Dr Peter Chapman, Keynote Speaker

Dr Peter Chapman is an Associate Professor of Psychology and co-director of the Accident Research at the University of Nottingham. He is an applied cognitive psychologist with twenty-five years of research experience in the traffic and transport domain. His current research focuses particularly on simulated driving and cycling, hazard perception, and emotional influences on driving.