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2017 CONGRESS PROGRAM

 

Monday 6 November
10:30am REGISTRATION Albany Entertainment Centre
11.00am Albany Showcase and Tour, departing from the Albany Entertainment Centre
5.00pm Welcome Reception, National Anzac Centre
   
Tuesday 7 November
8:00 am REGISTRATION Albany Entertainment Centre
8:45 am

OPENING ADDRESS
Mayor David O'Loughlin, ALGA President

9:00 am

GOVERNMENT ADDRESS

The Hon Darren Chester MP (invited), Minister for Infrastructure and Transport

9:30 am

KEYNOTE ADDRESS: TRANSPORT CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES FOR TOMORROW

Russell Whale, Associate Principal, SMART Mobility & Connected Infrastructure, ARUP

10:00 am MORNING TEA
10:30 am

IMPROVING FREIGHT PRODUCTIVITY

National Freight and Supply Chain Strategy Inquiry
Nicole Lockwood, Inquiry member

WA Wheatbelt Case Study
Cr Rick Storer, Chair North Regional Road Group

TraNSIT Tool Update and Local Goverment Engagement
Andrew Higgins, CSIRO

11:45 am LUNCH (including 12.00pm Melbourne Cup)
1:00 pm

KEYNOTE ADDRESS: ROAD REFORM AND CSO

Adrian Kemp, Founding Partner HoustonKemp Economists

1:30 pm

LOCAL ROADS AND BRIDGES – FIT FOR PURPOSE
Next Generation Asset Management and Innovation - Government

Peter Damen, Australian Road Research Board and Adrian Kemp, HoustonKemp Economists

2:30 pm AFTERNOON TEA
3.00pm

ALBANY CASE STUDY
Chair: Andrew Sharpe, CEO Albany City Council
Andrew Duffield, WA Main Roads
Nicholas Fertin, Chief Executive Officer Southern Port Authority
David Capper, General Manager Operations, Co-operative Bulk Handling Limited Albany

4:00 pm

INTELLIGENT TRANSPORT INFRASTRUCTURE
Donna Wieland, General Manager Transport Technology Futures Branch, Department of Infrastructure
Russell Whale, ARUP
Adrian Kemp, HoustonKemp Economists

5:00 pm DAY ONE CLOSE
6:30pm

Congress Dinner

   
Wednesday 8 November
9:00 am COMMUNITY INFRASTRUCTURE – IMPROVING STORMWATER ASSETS THROUGH UTILITIES

Andrew Reese, Vice President, AMEC Earth & Environment Limited
Mayor Karen Williams, Redlands City, Queensland

10.00am OPPOSITION ADDRESS
The Hon Anthony Albanese MP (invited), Shadow Minister for Infrastructure, Transport, Cities and Regional Development
10:30 am     MORNING TEA
11:00 am

IMPROVING SAFETY ON LOCAL ROADS
Updating the National Road Safety Strategy and Key Initiatives

David Bobberman, Austroads Safety Program Manager
Safety at Road Worksites Project

Dr Dan Sullivan, Austroads Project Manager
Using Predictive Analytics to Improve Road Safety

Adrian Kemp, HoustonKemp Economists

11:45 am

REGIONAL AIRPORTS
Policy Initiatives

Caroline Wilkie, Chief Executive Officer, Australian Airports Association
Geraldton Airport Case Study

Western Australia’s Regional Airline Affordability Review

12:30pm LUNCH
1:30pm

CLOSING SESSION

ALGA’s Transport Strategy Update
Communique
Election Campaign Insights

3:00pm

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