Traffic Medicine Research Webinar 2021

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Watch online: The latest research on Health, Mobility and Road Safety

Webinar on Thursday 6 May 2021 | 14:00 - 16:30

The National Office for Traffic Medicine is delighted to host this free webinar for all those with an interest in research related to traffic medicine, mobility and road safety.

The webinar is open to all those with a stake or an interest in Health, Mobility and Road Safety, including Medical Professionals, Students, Trainees, Researchers, Psychologists, Engineers, Emergency Services.

A full agenda including speakers and topics will be announced shortly.

Call for Abstracts

The National Office for Traffic Medicine is now seeking submission of abstracts for consideration as oral presentations for this event.

The closing date for abstract submission is 4pm on Friday 26 February 2021.

Read more about the Call for Abstracts here.

Brought to you by the National Office for Traffic Medicine

At the National Office for Traffic Medicine, everything we do is aimed at making driving as safe as possible for all road users.

Our goal is to help doctors and licensing authorities promote safe mobility in Ireland.

Our office was jointly established by RCPI and the Road Safety Authority of Ireland in 2011, bringing the specialty of Traffic Medicine to Ireland for the first time.

We are led by Professor Desmond O’Neill, Consultant Physician in Geriatric and Stroke Medicine, Tallaght Hospital Dublin and Professor of Medical Gerontology at Trinity College Dublin.

Read more about the National Office for Traffic Medicine

How to join this webinar

First, you must book your place at the webinar using the booking link at the end of this web page. On the day, you must sign into our virtual learning environment RCPI Brightspace.

On the day of the event, the steps are:

  • Log in to www.rcpi.ie with your username and password (the same credentials used to book this event)
  • Click on the link for RCPI Brightspace
  • In your list of courses you will see Traffic Medicine Research Webinar 2021 - Click on this.
  • Click on "Join the Live Webinar" - This will launch Zoom, the system we are using for live webinars

Note, the webinar will only become available to watch at 2pm on the day, but we recommend logging in ten minutes ahead of time.

To join this webinar on Zoom you will need a computer (Windows or Apple) or mobile device with internet access and speakers.

If you're joining on a computer

If you're joining the webinar on a computer you can use the Zoom desktop website. You do not need to download the Zoom app - if you see a pop up message about the app, you can dismiss this.

The Zoom website functions best on Google Chrome.

When you click on the link for "Join the Live Webinar" you will see a message asking you to open Zoom. Click on “Open Zoom”.

You will then be asked for your name and email address. Once you’ve entered these details, click on “Join Webinar”.

If you’re joining on a mobile device

If you're watching the webinar on a mobile device you will need to download the Zoom app. To save time on the day, we recommend downloading the app in advance:

Click here for the iOS Zoom app

Click here for the Android Zoom app

When you open the Zoom app click on “Join a Meeting”. You will need to enter the meeting ID number. The ID number for this week's event will be sent to you via email beforehand.

You can find additional help with joining Zoom webinars here

How to submit questions to the panel

When you open Zoom to watch the live webinar you will be able to submit questions to the panel during the event.

To submit questions to the panel:

  • Open the Q&A window in Zoom while you are watching the live event
  • Type your question into the Q&A box and click Send
  • Check Send Anonymously if you do not want your name attached to your question in the Q&A

Note, it may not be possible to answer all questions we receive.