Program/ Papers/ Presentations

Welcome to the Second International Conference on Driver Distraction and Inattention, featuring: keynote speakers; plenary sessions; more than 60 presentations on theory, measurement, effects, crash risk and prevention/mitigation; special symposia on current research and mitigation challenges, bringing together basic and applied research, the latest policy developments, priorities for research and countermeasure development - and more!

The conference is also linked to a special workshop titled "Investigating Driver Distraction and Inattention Using Naturalistic Driving Data", run by Virginia Tech Transportation Institute (VTTI) on September 8th.

The conference will run over three days, September 5-7, 2011:


  • Day 1, Monday Sept 5th
    Keynote, presentations and conference dinner (10am-5:45pm/7:30pm-22:30pm)
  • Day 2, Tuesday Sept 6th
    Keynote, presentations and simulator visit (9am-5.45pm/5.45pm-6.45pm)
  • Day 3, Wednesday Sept 7th
    Keynote and presentations (9am-4:15pm)

For FINAL conference program, please see link to the left!

Opening speaches by:


  • Carl von der Esch, State secretary to the Minister for Infrastructure
  • Anne-Marie Hermansson, Vice President, Chalmers University of Technology

Confirmed Keynote speakers:


  • Prof. John D Lee, University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA
  • Prof. David Strayer, University of Utah, USA
  • Dr Richard Hanowski, Virginia Tech Transportation Institute (VTTI), USA

Dinner speaker:

  • Anders Eugensson, Volvo Car Corporation, Sweden

In addition to the conference:

VTTI Workshop "Investigating Driver Distraction and Inattention Using Naturalistic Driving Data":

FOT-Net Workshop “Interactive Workshop on the revised FESTA Handbook”:

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Hosted by:

DDI2011 c/o SAFER - Lindholmspiren 3 - PO Box 8077 - SE-402 78 Gothenburg, Sweden - Phone: +46 (0)31- 764 7000 - E-mail: safer at chalmers dot se