NTSB Press Release

National Transportation Safety Board
Office of Public Affairs


May 29, 2003

National Transportation Safety Board Chairman Ellen G. Engleman will be the keynote speaker at a symposium on transportation vehicle recorders, June 4-5, 2003, in Arlington, VA.

The symposium will bring together a broad spectrum of manufacturers, operators, safety and regulatory officials, and other industry and government specialists to share the latest technical information and experiences in the use of vehicle recorders in all modes of transportation.

"The NTSB must continue to aggressively pursue safety, and I look forward to the discussions about potential new technologies," said NTSB Chairman Engleman.

Topics that will be explored during the two-day meeting include:

In addition, four transportation mode-specific workshops will be conducted on the afternoon of the second day. The workshops are:

The symposium, which will start at 8:30 AM each day, will be at the Hilton Alexandria Old Town, 1767 King Street, Alexandria, VA 85021. Tel: (703) 837-0440; Fax: (703) 837-0454. Further information on the symposium, including registration and hotel accommodations, is available on the NTSB web site at http://www.ntsb.gov and on the SAE web site at http://www.sae.org/recorder.

NTSB Media Contact:
Keith Holloway
(202) 314-6100



The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) is an independent federal agency charged with determining the probable cause
of transportation accidents, promoting transportation safety, and assisting victims of transportation accidents and their families.