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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.


Chain of Responsibility & Heavy Vehicle Safety Conference

14 - 15 November 2016, Pullman Quay Grand Sydney

Now in its 10th year, we're delighted to commence work on this year's Chain of Responsibility conference in Sydney.



22 - 23 November 2016 | Adelaide Convention and Exhibition Centre


National Transport Security Summit

1 - 2 December 2016 | Radisson BLU, Sydney


RISSB Rail Safety Conference

4 - 5 April 2017 | Pullman Brisbane King George Square

The annual rail safety conference is the only dedicated event for the rail safety regulators and industry executives


Light Rail 2017

21 - 22 February 2017 | Crowne Plaza, Surfers Paradise

Future-proofing Urban Transport Networks


New Zealand Rail

Dates for 2017 yet to be announced


Australian Bulk Handling Awards

Dates for 2017 yet to be announced


Biennial New Zealand PPP Summit

Dates for 2017 yet to be announced


CCF National Conference

Dates for 2017 yet to be announced


Regional Ports 2017

Dates for 2017 yet to be announced


Global Port and Marine Operations - IHMA Congress

Dates for 2017 yet to be announced


Online Retail Logistics Conference

Dates for 2017 yet to be announced


The Timor-Leste International Investment Conference

Dates for 2017 yet to be announced


Heavy Haul Rail Conference

Heavy Haul Rail is Australasia's premier event for investment, engineering and operational excellence in the industry



AusIntermodal - covering 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

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


Telecommunications and Train Control Forum

Dates for 2017 yet to be announced

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