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Informa is the largest organiser of transport and rail conferences in Australasia. It is the proud organiser of the Australasian Railway Associations (ARA) annual AusRAIL event, which is the focal forum for the rail industry and attracts over 4,000 attendees in its PLUS year. Through this link with the ARA, Informa also organises a number of significant rail conferences which are listed in full below.

Informa also works on behalf of The Rail Industry Safety and Standards Board (RISSB) to create the longstanding Rail Safety Conference, as well as Rail Turnouts, and Derailment Practical Analysis Workshops.

Informa is also active in the maritime industry producing the biennial International Harbour Masters Congress on behalf of the International Harbour Masters Association (IHMA).

Our upcoming transport conferences are listed below. For more information about our transport events, please contact Tina Karas.

To promote your products and services through our targeted series of transport events please contact Paul Towle.

Internationally, Informa publish maritime bible Lloyd’s List, founded in 1734. In Australia we also publish Lloyd’s List Australia and Rail Express.

Our training division, Informa Corporate Learning also hold training for the following sectors: Rail, Roads & Bridges | Maritime & Ports.


2nd Biennial New Zealand PPP Summit

19 - 20 May 2015 | Heritage Hotel, Auckland

Analysing current and future PPP delivery in New Zealand


RISSB National Rail Turnouts Workshop

27 - 28 May 2015 | Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel Sydney


New Zealand Rail

4 - 5 June 2015 | The InterContinental, Wellington

The New Zealand Rail conference is the annual and primary forum for the rail industry to focus on the development and growth of rail operations in New Zealand.


Heavy Haul Rail 2015

22 - 23 June 2015 | Perth Convention & Exhibition Centre

Deploying global innovation to drive network efficiencies


2nd Annual Offshore Support Vessels

23 - 24 June 2015 | Novotel Langley Perth

The Offshore Support Vessels (OSV) Conference will focus on providing practical examples of successful OSV activity in terms of operational performance and technical capacity


Asset Management in Rail

8-9 July 2015 | The InterContinental Hotel Sydney

The Asset Management in Rail conference will look at enhancing competitive advantage through collaboration and standardisation.


Telecommunications & Train Control Conference

18-19 August 2015 | Intercontinental Sydney


CCF National Conference

14-17 October 2015 | Melbourne


AusRAIL 2015

24-26 November 2015 | Melbourne


Maritime Structures Conference

Dates for 2015 to be announced.


Heavy Haul Rail Africa Conference

Dates for 2015 to be announced.


Online Retail Logistics

Dates for 2015 to be announced.


Dust Explosions Conference

Dates for 2015 to be announced.


Transport Accessibility and Connectivity

Dates for 2015 to be announced.


Major Road Projects

Dates for 2016 to be announced.


Asset Management and Maintenance Conference

Dates for 2015 to be announced.



Dates for 2015 to be announced.


Annual Regional Ports

Dates to be announced.


National Transport Security

Dates for 2016 to be announced.


Light Rail 2016

Dates for 2016 to be announced.


Major Rail Occurrence Forum

Dates for 2016 to be announced.


Rail Safety Conference

Dates for 2016 to be announced.


RISSB Wheel Rail Interface Forum

Dates for 2015 to be announced

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Light Rail 2015 - Interview with Graham Sibery

AusRAIL 2014 - Day One Highlights - Informa

Rail Safety 2014 - The key outcomes - Informa a

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