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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.


Light Rail 2016

24 - 25 February 2016 | Pullman Melbourne on the Park

Transforming the urban transport landscape


Rail Safety Conference

4 - 5 April 2016 | Stamford Plaza, Adelaide


Online Retail Logistics Conference

28 - 29 April 2016 | Grace Hotel, Sydney

Creating efficient supply chains to seamlessly serve your customer


Global Port and Marine Operations - IHMA Congress

30 May - 2 June 2016 | Pinnacle Hotel Vancouver Harbourfront


Heavy Haul Rail

24-25 August 2016 | Mackay Convention & Exhibition Centre



22 - 23 November 2016 | Adelaide Convention and Exhibition Centre


Dust Explosions Conference

Dates yet to be announced


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



Dates yet to be announced


New Zealand Rail

Dates yet to be announced

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Rail Safety 2014 - The key outcomes - Informa a

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