This is the premier transport focussed event in NZ
— Satisfied Transportation Group conference attendee

Please note that all presentations in Stream 3 are located across the road at the Copthorne Hotel, so extra time needs to be factored in if you plan to transition between presentations, rather than sessions.

Programme outline


5:00pm Registration desk opens at Millennium Hotel on 5th floor.  This closes at 6:30pm.

6:30pm  Join fellow delegates for a drink and complimentary nibbles at Pig & Whistle.  Check out the Networking page for more information.

Wednesday 21/3

7:00am Registration opens

7:30am Breakfast on the Earnslaw
with Julie Woods and welcome by Mayor Jim Boult

10:30am Welcome address
with Convenor

11:00am Keynotes
1. Julie Woods
2. Cynthia Gillespie

12:30pm Lunch

1:30pm Concurrent sessions
1. Op/Network management
2. Business case/investment
3. Lessons learnt

3:00pm Afternoon tea

3:20pm Transportation Group logo launch
3:45pm Plenary Katie Dugan
4:00pm Sharing time with Katie

4:10pm Concurrent sessions
1. Safety/level crossings
2. Street design/road space
3. Freight, logistics, data

5:30pm End of day

6:30pm Networking dinner with other              delegates

Thursday 22/3

8:00am Registration opens

8:30am Keynote Phillipa Batchelor, 3M
9:00am  3M Award finalists
9:30am Queenstown topics

10:30am Morning tea

11:00am Keynote
Rod Cameron

11:30am Poster rapid fire
followed by poster viewings

12:30pm Lunch

1:30pm Concurrent sessions
1. Safety
2. Transport planning
3. Public transport

3:00pm Afternoon tea

3:30pm Concurrent sessions
1. NZ Projects
2. Mobility & smart travel
3. Engagement/attitudes

5:00pm End of day

6:30pm Conference dinner

Friday 23/3

8:00am Registration opens

8:30am  Keynote Rod Schebesch, Stantec
9:30am  Rhys Boswell
10:10am Stuart Donovan, MRCagney

10:30am Morning tea

11:00am Concurrent sessions
1. Tech future
2. International experiences
3. Roundtables

12:30pm Lunch

1:30pm Plenary
1. Ralph Samuelson
2. NZ Transport Agency

3:00pm Awards

3:30pm End of conference

Great experiences and also a good way to create network
— Conference delegate