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Student Paper Competition

Feb 01, 2012

The Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC) together with the Canadian Association of Road Safety Professionals (CARSP) are sponsoring a competition for a scientific paper, written by a student registered in a Canadian university, or college, on any aspect of motor vehicle traffic safety. 

Please see: for details of past competitions, and the range of topics that have been chosen by previous winners.

The author of the paper judged to be the best entry to the competition will receive an award of $1,000. The second and third place winners will receive awards of $600 and $400 respectively.

Each of the three winning student authors will also receive a complimentary registration to the 22nd  Canadian Multidisciplinary Road Safety Conference (CMRSC), to be held in Banff, Alberta on June 10-13, 2012, and $1,000 for travel and living expenses to attend, and present their paper at the conference. Winning students must present their paper at the conference in order to be eligible for any of the above awards.

Authors must provide their papers in electronic format, (Microsoft Word) to: 

Papers should not exceed 15 pages including all the text, illustrations, tables, and references.  Entries are to be received no later than March 31, 2012.  Entries will be judged by an expert panel of CARSP members.

Students may also submit their papers in response to the call for papers for the CMRSC conference,

(see: However, please take special note that it is necessary to submit an abstract of the proposed paper by February 1, 2012, AND a full-text paper by March 31, 2012.

PLEASE indicate that it is a STUDENT paper.

For further details, please contact:

Jeff or Brenda Suggett

Co-Chairs, Scientific Program Committee

Canadian Multidisciplinary Road Safety Conference (CMRSC)

E-mail :

Wednesday, February 1, 2012