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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 Annual Rail Safety Conference.

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 Samantha Lister.

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.


Global Port and Marine Operations - IHMA Congress

30 May - 2 June 2016 | Pinnacle Hotel Vancouver Harbourfront


The Timor-Leste International Investment Conference

6 - 7 June 2016 | Timor Plaza Hotel, Deli, Timor-Leste

Landmark International Investment Forum. Network & Learn about Business Opportunities in Timor-Leste.


New Zealand Rail

15 - 16 June 2016 | Crowne Plaza, Auckland

NZ Rail will focus on the development and growth of rail operations in New Zealand, including the development of an integrated transport network


Heavy Haul Rail

24 - 25 August 2016 | Mackay Convention & Exhibition Centre



8 - 9 September 2016 | Pullman Brisbane King George Square

AusIntermodal will cover critical issues for the freight industry including planning, funding, improving supply chain efficiency and ensuring Australia has the regulatory framework for a competitive and sustainable freight industry.


Dust Explosions Conference

17 - 18 October 2016 | Novotel Brisbane

The Dust Explosions Conference will examine the means to control dust and the latest technology to ensure the maximum safety of your organisation.



22 - 23 November 2016 | Adelaide Convention and Exhibition Centre


Australian Bulk Handling Awards

Dates yet to be announced


Biennial New Zealand PPP Summit

Dates yet to be announced


CCF National Conference

Dates yet to be announced


Regional Ports 2017

Dates yet to be announced


Light Rail 2017

February 2017, Gold Coast


Rail Safety Conference

Dates yet to be announced


Online Retail Logistics Conference

Dates yet to be announced

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