Jimma University and Lucy Consulting Engineers held press release on The First Annual Ethiopian Road Safety Conference (RSC 2017) for various Media journalists on July 21, 2017 at Harmony Hotel, Addis Ababa. On the occasion JU’s Vice president for Business and development Mr. Kora Tushune says, “road safety has become one of the most critical issue of discussion in Ethiopia given the negative socio-economic impact it is causing at national level“
Additionally, he also stated that bringing multitude of actors in to discussion is very crucial given the complexity and magnitude of the problem. The conference is aiming at creating a forum for professionals from various disciplines to put their hands on the problem and forward Comprehensive solutions to deal with the problem.
Lucy Consulting Engineers, CEO, Dr. Habtamu Zelelew has also further stated that the Conference is the premier meeting for diverse professionals with an interest in improving road safety in Ethiopia. This highly engaging Conference is intended to be a forum, discussion and networking platform for academics, researchers, professionals, administrators, policy makers, industry representatives, students and others.
It will provide ample resources and exciting opportunities to interact with prominent leaders in the sector giving participants the chance to greatly expand on their global network of fellow scholars and professionals.
After delegates from Jimma University and Lucy Consulting Engineers shared their ideas, the journalists raised their questions and forwarded opinions which at later stages were reflected up on from the organizers.
The Conference is being organized by Jimma University and Lucy Consulting Engineers and will take place from August 24-25, 2017 at the UN Conference Hall in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. For further information visit the official website of The First Annual Ethiopian Road Safety Conference (RSC 2017).