Calendar of Events

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.

2018 MUARC Road Safety Management Leadership Program

28-05-2018 / / 5 Days

Monash University Law Chambers, Seminar Room 6, 555 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne VIC 3000

Monash University Accident Research Centre (MUARC) is holding the next instalment of its innovative Road Safety Management Leadership Program in May 2018. The program is designed to develop and nurture the leaders tasked with achieving improvements in road safety performance over the coming decades.

The program addresses road safety leadership and management challenges faced internationally, including Australasia in responding to the circumstances which apply in high, low and middle income countries.

The course will be facilitated by Mr Eric Howard, Global Road Safety Advisor at MUARC, and delivered by Senior Faculty members of MUARC and partner institutions, together with internationally experienced road safety practitioners. It is an intensive program incorporating formal presentations, interactive case studies, group work and panel discussions, conducted over five days.

28 May, 2018 – 1 June, 2018

Monash University Law Chambers

Seminar Room 6

555 Lonsdale Street

Melbourne VIC 3000

Registration Fee (closes 11 May, 2018)
Melbourne-based participants $7,800 excl. GST

International and interstate participants $9,000 excl. GST

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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.