Calendar of Events

Tunnel Operations and Maintenance 2018

21-02-2018 / / 2 Days

Sydney Boulevard Hotel, Sydney, Australia

This two day interactive conference is designed to bring practical strategies to improve the operations of their tunnels, best prepare for fire safety incidents and improve the durability of tunnels. With tunnels being constructed across Australia now is the time for the sector to gather and discuss how to improve tunnel operations.

It will focus on:

  • Practical operational insights & procedures
  • Case studies on preparing your emergency response procedures
  • Translate operational insights into tunnel design
  • New technology to improve tunnel operations & reduce costs

Featuring international insights from Hong Kong & New Zealand & case studies from Transurban & tunnels including: EastLink Tollway, Waterview Tunnel, Clem 7 Tunnel, Sydney Metro Tunnel & O-Bahn City Access Tunnel.

Case studies on:

  • Incident and emergency response
  • New control room practices
  • Scheduling maintenance work to reduce operational impact
  • Collaboration with emergency services
  • Training procedures to prepare for an accident

Why attend?

  • A real focus on operator need, with SEVEN operational tunnels on the agenda
  • An international case study from Serco Hong Kong who operate the Tsing Sha Control Area, which is a total of 4 tunnels and 1 bridge
  • The Waterview Tunnel and the O-Bahn City Access Tunnel will be showcasing their experiences operating a new tunnel and providing information on design to operation handover
  • Case studies from the NEW Australian tunnels to show you how the future tunnels are being designed to improve their operations

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3rd Annual Australian Smart Cities and Infrastructure Summit

07-03-2018 / / 2 Days

Sydney, Australia

With Australia’s population in cities set to double in the next few decades, the focus on developing intelligent and efficient cities and transport infrastructure has never been stronger.  The increasing pressure on infrastructure and urban services has placed an amplified demand on smart systems and technology – which will be increasingly critical for ensuring that our cities are smart, liveable and sustainable.
 Following the unprecedented success in the past two years with more than 280 attendees, the Australian Smart Cities and Infrastructure Summit returns in 2018 for the 3rd year and is set to be bigger and better. The Australian Smart Cities and Infrastructure Summit will see leading international keynotes, along with government and private sector leaders discuss key issues and opportunities for developing smart cities in Australia.
Part of the Infracon series, the Australian Smart Cities and Infrastructure Summit is a premier two-day event specially designed for C-Level Executives, Directors, Heads, Senior Managers and Specialists, who are involved in or have an interest in infrastructure, transport, investment, urban planning and development.
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2nd Annual Western Sydney Aerotropolis Summit

07-03-2018 / / 2 Days

Sydney, Australia

Following the success of 2017 which was attended by 150+ senior decision makers, the Western Sydney Aerotropolis Summit returns in 2018 for the 2nd year and is set to be bigger and better. The 2nd Annual Western Sydney Aerotropolis Summit will see leading international keynotes, along with government and private sector leaders discuss strategies and explore opportunities surrounding Badgery’s Creek Airport and identify critical success factors to develop a world class Aerotropolis.

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9th Annual WA Major Projects Conference 2018

21-03-2018 / / 2 Days

Perth Convention & Exhibition Centre, Perth, WA, Australia

The WA Major Projects Conference is WA’s premiere infrastructure and development industry event. It provides an accessible platform for specialised industry experts to discuss priority infrastructure projects, sector outlooks and future growth plans regarding Australia’s largest state. The conference attracts over 300 attendees annually, and will be held at the Perth Convention & Exhibition Centre on the 21st and 22nd of March 2018.

With the release of the 2017-18 State Budget, the Western Australian Government has committed $2.7 billion into transport, rail and roads, $465 million investment into WA school infrastructure and $731 million in health and mental health facilities.

The WA Major Projects Conference brings together a mix of national and international, private, public and governmental executives. Industry professional speakers will deliver presentations on projects in sectors such as transport, education and tourism. Key topics include the Metronet Project, World Trade Centre Project, the Greater Curtin Plan, The Towers and Ritz Carlton, and the Kings Square Redevelopment Project. Those who attend will have the opportunity to network, learn and have a role in helping mould WA’s future.

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10th Annual Victorian Transport Infrastructure Conference 2018

11-04-2018 / / 2 Days

Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, Melbourne, VIC, Australia

The 10th Annual Victorian Transport Infrastructure Conference will be held on the 11-12 April 2018 at the Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre. In its 10th year running, this event continues to be the largest transport infrastructure conference in the State attracting over 200 delegates annually.

The theme of this year’s edition of the Victorian Transport Infrastructure conference is “Moving Victoria Forward”. With big ticket transport projects such as the Metro Tunnel and the Level Crossing Removal progressing full steam, 2018 is already shaping to be a ground-breaking year for transport infrastructure across the State.

The Conference will feature presentations covering the latest updates on major transport projects such as the Metro Tunnel, Level Crossings Removal Project, West Gate Tunnel, North East Link, along with topics covering sectors such as road, rail, ports and airports and intelligent transportation.

The 2-day conference will bring together a diverse field of high profile speakers from within the government and private sectors to discuss the prioritisation, planning and delivery of critical transport infrastructure projects. The event provides highly valuable networking opportunities where project managers, operators, contractors, consultants and investors can learn about the major transport projects shaping Victoria and capitalize on the business opportunities being created.

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7th Annual Road Engineering & Maintenance Conference

18-04-2018 / / 2 Days

Sydney Boulevard Hotel, Sydney, Australia

Extend your road’s life cycle through innovative & cost effective techniques

Road network maintenance strategies demand more for every dollar spent. This requires the development of innovative ways to get more performance from current roads.

The 7th Annual Road Engineering & Maintenance conference will feature case studies on improving protocol for road asset management, contract performance and technical processes on road and pavement engineering. All case studies are focused on delivering value for money and improving life cycle quality of road networks.

What will you take away from attending?

  • How to effectively plan your road maintenance works
  • How to improve the formulation & appraisal of your maintenance contracts
  • How to maximise your assets life cycle through innovative engineering

Who will attend?

Senior leaders, directors and managers from State & Local Government & industry associations with responsibility for:

  • Strategic & Networking Planning
  • Infrastructure Development & Management
  • Highway & Network Management
  • Asset Management & Maintenance
  • Contract Development & Management
  • Road Maintenance & Engineering

Along with state government representatives, developers, architects, designers

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28th International Australian Road Research Board Conference 2018

29-04-2018 / / 4 Days

Brisbane Convention Centre, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.

From the 29th April to 2nd May 2018 in Brisbane Australia, delegates will be treated to talks from world renowned experts on Intelligent Roads, Future of Asset Management, Disruptive Technologies, Platforms and Services, Smart Journeys and Human Factors of Transport. It is important to note that each topic area will cover the integration of the Safe System approach, and welcome all abstracts and papers on this important topic also.

Promised to be ‘the greatest ARRB conference to date’, this international event will bring together between 500-700 delegates to discuss the latest innovations and technologies, for maximising the total economic and social benefit of road infrastructure.

This conference is an absolute must for anyone working in the road and transport field – save the date today!
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10-05-2018 / / 3 Days

Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

MEGATRANS2018 will be a key connection piece within the Australian and international supply chain, bringing together those who plan, implement and control the efficient, effective forward flow and storage of goods, services and related information from product inception to the end user.


  • Road Transport
  • Sea
  • Rail
  • Air
  • Warehousing
  • Infrastructure
  • Materials and Handling
  • Safety

As the borders between industries are blurring, new, multi-dimensional concepts have to rise to the challenge – with MEGATRANS2018 leading the way:

  • Improve service quality by understanding the latest trends
  • Streamline processes by exploring new technologies
  • Reduce development costs and lead time by comparing best practice
  • Accelerate market entry by finding new joint venture partners
  • Create new services by discovering new innovations
  • Prepare for the biggest industrial revolution of a generation

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9th Annual Victorian Major Projects Conference 2018

15-05-2018 / / 2 Days

Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre, Brisbane, QLD, Australia

The 9th Annual Queensland Transport Infrastructure Conference will convene on the 15-16 of May 2018 at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre. The theme of the 2018 event is “Towards a Connected Transport Future for Queensland”. The conference will not only feature presentations on the major transport infrastructure projects in the pipeline for the State but also showcase innovative new digital trends and industry game changers such as the rise of disruptive applications and their convergence with transport infrastructure.

A premiere infrastructure event with 20+ expert speakers and over 200 delegates in attendance annually, the conference will be an exciting hub of knowledge sharing and networking with government, private organisations and industry experts.

Through a mix of keynote presentations and panel discussions, the conference will feature the latest updates on the State’s transport projects across sectors such as roads, rail, ports and airports as well as provide a platform for examining the intersection of disruptive technology and infrastructure.

11th Annual South Australian Major Projects Conference 2018

24-07-2018 / / 2 Days

Adelaide Convention Centre, Adelaide, SA, Australia

The 11th Annual South Australian Major Projects Conference will be held on the 24-25 July 2018 at the Adelaide Convention Centre. In its 10th year running, this event continues to be the largest major projects and infrastructure conference in the State, attracting over 200 delegates.

With a once-in-a generation infrastructure investment of $12.1 billion towards the delivery of major infrastructure projects for the state, the South Australian Major Projects Conference provides the perfect platform to get the latest project updates in addition to offering plentiful networking opportunities.

While South Australia recovers from an adjusting economy, the state government and industry bodies are looking to build a stronger infrastructure landscape, in order to future proof the economy. Although local manufacturing has undergone an overhaul, there are new areas of growth for the State in the sectors of defence, advanced manufacturing, tourism, food and wine and Information and Communication Technologies (ICT). Notable among these would be the Defence sector, where the Future Submarines Program is expected to provide a huge economic boost and generate jobs. Likewise, South Australia will reap the fiscal benefits of a boost in the tourism industry.

6th Annual Australian Smart Lighting Summit 2018

11-09-2018 / / 2 Days

Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, Melbourne, VIC, Australia

The Australian Smart Lighting Summit running in its 6th year has established itself as the leading lighting event in the region focusing on street, urban, outdoor and public lighting.

The 2016 Summit witnessed the participation of over 40 councils from all over Australia along with energy providers, authorities from road and public works, lighting engineers and designers.

As the region’s premier platform to discuss upcoming project opportunities, new technologies, energy efficient strategies and regulations impacting the lighting sector, the 2018 Australian Smart Lighting Summit is expected to be even bigger, attracting over 150 passionate lighting industry professionals committed to the deployment of innovative and intelligent lighting solutions.

Stay tuned for updates on this year’s expert speaker line-up, presentations and panel discussions guaranteed to offer you a networking and learning experience unmatched in this region.