Technology Revolutionising Driver Training: DIA Conference 2024

The Driving Instructors Association (DIA) Conference 2024 is set to return to the prestigious British Motor Museum at Gaydon on 6th December 2024. This eagerly awaited event promises a series of valuable Continuing Professional Development (CPD) workshops, exploring the theme: “How Technology Has, and Will, Change Driver Training.”

Building on the success of last year’s event, which received glowing feedback for its venue, workshops, speakers, and candid discussions with key decision-makers, the 2024 conference aims to delve deep into the impact of technological advancements on driver and rider training.

As the industry grapples with the rapid development of automated vehicles and artificial intelligence, alongside advancements in digital learning and assessments, the conference will provide a platform for driver and rider training professionals to stay abreast of these transformative changes. Attendees will learn how simple digital tools can support both trainers and pupils, enhancing the learning journey and aiding in the growth and management of training businesses.

The conference will feature insights from leading experts such as Karla Jakeman, a renowned authority on autonomous vehicles and connected transport, and Dr Shaun Helman, a respected transport psychologist from the Transport Research Laboratories. Additionally, attendees will receive the latest updates on DVSA activities directly from CEO Loveday Ryder and her team.

Participants will benefit from dedicated Q&A and discussion sessions, allowing them to pose questions, challenge the status quo, and share ideas for improving the training, testing, and licensing of drivers and riders, as well as the qualification of trainers. The event also includes a variety of CPD workshops led by qualified experts, offering professional development opportunities tailored to enhance training approaches and skills.

In addition to the educational content, attendees will enjoy a delicious hot and cold buffet, ample networking opportunities, and the chance to explore the world-renowned motor museum.

Don’t miss this comprehensive opportunity to learn, engage, and develop professionally. Secure your spot at the DIA Conference today, and remember, DIA members receive a £10 discount for a limited time.


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