6th International Cycling Safety Conference
University of California, Davis
September 21-22, 2017

We invite you to share your bicycle safety research

If you are involved in basic or applied research related to bicycle safety, please consider submitting an abstract to the 6th International Cycling Safety Conference to be held at the University of California, Davis. Worldwide, new research is being conducted into ways to better establish cycling as a primary mode and to bring bicycle safety into focus within the system of transport infrastructure.  The conference will be focused on insights from cutting-edge basic and applied research as well as practitioner efforts across the globe. The purpose of the conference is to bring together current research and to challenge existing paradigms. Accordingly, we seek submissions in the areas of:

Cycling safety, to improve:

  • City cycling
  • Sport cycling
  • Child cycling
  • E-bike cycling
  • Connected and smart bikes


Psychology & Accidentology & Naturalistic cycling

  • Cyclist impairment
  • Cyclist distraction and inattention
  • Cyclist safety-related behaviors and attitudes
  • Safety in numbers
  • Cyclist injuries and injury mechanisms
  • Measuring cycling safety data
  • Pilots


  • Infrastructure
    • Safe urban cycling
    • Cycling infrastructure design
    • Urban cycling planning
    • Infrastructure implementation challenges
    • Smart infrastructure
    • Green waves for cyclists
  • Behavior & policy
    • Governance
    • Cycling education
    • Bicycle helmets
  • Vehicle (bicycle/car/truck)
    • Bicycle design for safety
    • Bicycle engineering incl. intelligent technology
    • Active safety systems on bicycles, cars, and trucks

Submission information

  • Your extended abstract (max three pages) must be submitted before March 1, 2017.
  • The conference secretariat reserves the right to choose the final presentation format (poster/presentation).
  • Selected abstracts will be notified by April 10, 2017.
  • Registration for the conference opens April 15, 2017.

Visit the Abstract Submission Page for further instructions.