NAPT MultiView News Brief
Nov. 13, 2012

NAPT, RTA partner to offer 2013 school transportation conference in Dubai

NAPT has agreed to help the Roads and Transport Authority in the Emirate of Dubai create a conference in the Middle East entitled, "Shaping Sustainable School Transportation with Policy, Attitude and Action." It will be held in Dubai, UAE from April 21-23, 2013.

Our partners at the Roads and Transport Authority of the Emirate of Dubai want to create an inclusive yet select forum for policy makers, policy shapers and providers of relevant products and services to discuss and explore best practices in school transportation, particularly in the Middle East and Northern Africa.

We are still working on the program but have identified the following subjects of discussion:

  1. Regulation and Legislation
  2. Planning and Operation
  3. Safety in School Transportation
  4. Technology & Security in School Transportation
  5. Student Management
  6. Managing the Challenges of Students with Special Needs
  7. Marketing and Awareness
We expect the conference to include an exhibition area where everyone can come together and share information in an active, hands-on format. Our discussions with RTA about the details are ongoing and we will provide additional information about the event as they become available. Watch your inbox for updates coming soon. More

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