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Browsing Archive: December, 2014

FIA Institute Medicine in Motorsport Summit 2014

Posted by Matthew Mac Partlin on Wednesday, December 17, 2014, In : Conferences, courses & events 

Well, I'm back in Sydney after 5 days in Doha, Qatar, attending the FIA Institute's Medicine in Motorsport Summit, which is run parallel to the FIA's Annual General Assembly. The AGA is where the year is reviewed and the technical specifications and regulations for the next year's season are finalised. It finishes off with the prize-giving ceremony for the various championship categories, including Formula One, World Rally Championship and World Endurance Championship.

Similarly, at the biannu...

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FIA Serious Accident Study Group - Singapore October 2014

Posted by Matthew Mac Partlin on Monday, December 8, 2014, In : Conferences, courses & events 
Running targeted workshops has become a bit of a favourite activity of the FIA Institute. This is a good thing, as they have amassed a wealth of information from the variety of motorsport categories that they sanction and there are some very bright and keen people working with them.

At the beginning of the year there was the Extrication Workshop held at the 24 Heures Du Mans circuit. The Serious Accident Study Group was held in October in Singapore and only a few weeks later there was the Pan...

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