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2019 ACIP Meeting

The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Research Institute

Thursday, June 20, 2019 from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM (EDT)

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Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
Registration Fee Ended $195.00 $0.00
20 attendees from one company   more info Ended $3,000.00 $0.00
Group Registration (5 or more) Ended $145.00 $0.00
Non-Profit Employees Ended $125.00 $0.00
Students: Full-time high school or college (A copy of your student ID must be attached to this form) Ended $75.00 $0.00
Speakers Ended Free $0.00
ACIP Sponsors (based on sponsorship level) Ended Free $0.00

Event Details

2019 Advances in Child Injury Prevention Conference

June 20, 2019

The Inn at St. John’s, 44045 Five Mile Road, Plymouth, MI


The Center for Child Injury Prevention Studies (CChIPS) will host the 2019 Advances in Child Injury Protection (ACIP) Conference on June 20, 2019 in Plymouth, MI.

Each year, CChIPS convenes child occupant safety professionals from industry, government, and organizations involved in research and development, product design, and safety policy and regulation to hear the latest research in traffic safety for children and adolescents. Attendees learn about recent findings in an informal setting that promotes open group discussion following each presentation. Additional conference details are included below. For more information on CChIPS, please visit our website.


Galilee Conference Room

7:30 AM

Registration and Continental Breakfast

~Sponsored By: Britax Child Safety, Inc., Humanetics Innovative Solutions, Inc., Joyson Safety Systems~

8:15 AM

Opening Remarks

Aditya Belwadi, PhD

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

8:30 AM


The Role of Intent in Automotive Safety Design

Jennifer Stockburger, BS, CPST

Consumer Reports Auto Test Center

THEME: Children in Child Seats

9:00 AM

CRS Top Tether Usability: A volunteer study to evaluate interventions

Julie Mansfield, PhD

The Ohio State University

9:20 AM

Pediatric Response to Oblique Loading on CRS in Aircraft Seats

John H. Bolte IV, PhD

The Ohio State University

9:40 AM

Industry Presentation #1: Compatibility between Vehicles and Child Restraint Systems – Some learnings from the European experience

Farid Bendjellal, BS, DEA

Britax Child Safety, Inc.

10:00 AM


10:15 AM

The response of the Pediatric ATD in the Front Passenger Seating Position in Simulated Crashes

Jalaj Maheshwari, MS and

Aditya Belwadi, PhD

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

10:35 AM

Influence of CRS Fit in Far Side Impacts

Yun Seok Kang, PhD

The Ohio State University

10:55 AM

Repeatability and Reproducibility of CRS Harness Tensioning Procedures

Julie Mansfield, PhD

The Ohio State University

11:15 AM -

12:15 PM


~ Sponsored By: American Honda Motor Co., Inc., FCA US LLC, Toyota USA, and Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.~

THEME: Vehicle and active safety

12:15 PM

Industry Presentation #2:

Riding in Cars with Boys and Girls: Toyota’s Perspective on Child Safety Research

Schuyler St. Lawrence, BS

Toyota USA

12:35 PM

Age Differences in Occupant Motion during Simulated In-vehicle Evasive Swerving Maneuvers

Valentina Graci, PhD

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

12:55 PM

Evaluation of AEB Effectiveness Using Counterfactual Simulations of SHRP2 Naturalistic Crashes

Thomas Seacrist, MBE

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

THEME: What’s Really Happening Inside!

1:15 PM

Industry Presentation #3:

The Anatomical Basis, Background & Injury Thresholds of 6-Year-Old ATDs

John H. Bolte IV, PhD

The Ohio State University

Jerry Wang, PhD

Humanetics Innovative Solutions, Inc.

2:00 PM


2:15 PM

Investigating Concussion in Youth Sports with Head Impact Sensors

Declan Patton, PhD

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

2:35 PM

Using a Virtual Driving Test to Screen New Drivers Immediately Before the On-road State Examination

Elizabeth Walshe, PhD

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

THEME: Children in Highly Automated Vehicles (HAV)

2:55 PM

Industry Presentation #4:

Blue Ribbon Panel Results – Children in HAVs

Lorrie Walker, MSc, CPST

Safe Kids Worldwide

3:15 PM

Reaction Times/Takeover Scenarios in HAVs

Aditya Belwadi, PhD

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

3:35 PM

Ensuring the Safety of Children in Self-driving Vehicles

Polly Tremoulet, PhD

Presented by Kristy Arbogast, PhD

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

3:55 PM

The Haddon Matrix in the Age of AVs

Flaura Winston, MD, PhD

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

4:15 PM

Closing Remarks



CPS CEU Credit: In-person attendance and an agenda signed by event staff will provide you with 5 CPS CEUs. 



To make a reservation within our block at the meeting rate of $155.00/night plus tax, contact the hotel at (734) 414-0600 and mention our group name, Advances in Child Injury Prevention or by visiting their website at  To make reservations on their web-site, you must use the group code: AC061819A.  Below is the direct link which will take you directly to the group reservations page:

All reservations must be made no later than Wednesday, May 29, 2019.  After this date, the Hotel will release all unreserved rooms for general sale and requests for reservations will then be accepted on a space-and rate-available basis only.  All reservations must be cancelled by 4:00PM day of arrival to avoid a cancellation fee equal to one night's room and tax. 



Meeting:  Thursday, June 20, 2019 - 8:00AM - 5:00PM - Galilee Room 



All cancellations must be made in writing and addressed to Patricia Harris at no later than Thursday, June 6, 2019.  A service fee of $25.00 will be applied.  Please note, cancellation to the conference does not cancel hotel accommodations.


Please contact Patricia A. Harris at (267) 426-7898 or via email at with any questions.

Thank you for your ongoing support and participation.  We look forward to seeing you in Plymouth, MI at the 2019 ACIP Conference! 

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