Information published on 21 January 2014 in the UIC electronic newsletter "UIC eNews" Nr 382.

2014 Global Level Crossing Safety & Trespass Prevention Symposium (GLX):

Extension of deadline to submit abstracts

  • Safety
  • Level Crossings

The deadline to submit an abstract or proposal for consideration for the 2014 Global Level Crossing Safety & Trespass Prevention Symposium (GLX) has been extended to Monday January 27. If you have an abstract or proposal of less than 400 words, please go to:
http://ict.uiuc.edu/railroad/GLXS/Callforpapers.php to submit into the database.

We encourage abstracts on anything related to level crossing safety and trespass prevention, including:

  • Education Programs That Work
  • Public Advocacy Success Stories
  • New Technology Applications
  • Crossing Surface / Track Design
  • Human Behavior: How do collisions occur?
  • Modifying Behavior Through Enforcement
  • Program Evaluation: Success or Failure?
  • Emergency Response
  • Trespass & Suicide
  • Funding Big Ticket Projects

Here is some information should you wish to participate in the 2014 Global Level Crossing Safety & Trespass Prevention Symposium (GLX). GLXS 2014 is a biennial event bringing together engineering, safety and security professionals from highway, rail, law enforcement and regulatory authorities around the world. It provides an opportunity to exchange information and share best practice to improve the safety of the at-grade interface between highway and rail systems.

When:

August 3 through 8, 2014

Where:

Illini Union
1401 W. Green St., Urbana, IL 61801
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Urbana, Illinois, USA
40.110054,-88.227213

Who should attend?

Representatives from Class 1, Regional, & Short Line Freight Railroads, Passenger Railroads & Rail Transit Operators, Operators & Maintenance Personnel, Safety & Security Consultants, Suppliers of Grade Crossing Safety & Signal Equipment, and State & Federal Highway and Rail Safety Regulators, Engineering Faculty & Students.

Conference Website:

http://ict.uiuc.edu/railroad/GLXS/overview.php

For further information please contact Isabelle Fonverne: fonverne@uic.org