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Australasian Railway Association Rail Freight Conference

Australasia’s Leading Freight Rail Conference and Exhibition. Network with & Learn from Industry Leaders. Review the Agenda

17-18 August 2017 | Intercontinental Sydney

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overview

Australia’s rail infrastructure and operations, which boasts the heaviest and longest trains in the world, continues to underpin the success and efficiency of our resources sector.

The Australasian Railway Association and Informa Australia are excited to host the inaugural Freight Rail Conference and Exhibition in Sydney this August.

The conference will combine the latest advancements in intermodal freight transport with the very best engineering know-how in the heavy haul industry, covering critical operational issues affecting freight and the impact of these developments in Australia’s economic position.

The conference will be an excellent networking opportunity to discuss freight rail in Australia and will showcase the best in local and international project expertise. The agenda is designed to give attendees an understanding of the strategic directions of the major industry players and an update on developments in equipment, technology and maintenance.

exhibitors

speakers

Danny Broad

Chief Executive Officer, Australasian Railway Association

Michelle Doolan

Aurecon Group

Adrian Hart

Senior Manager, Infrastructure and Mining, BIS Oxford Economics

Damien White

Chief Executive Officer, TasRail

Philip Davies

Chief Executive, Infrastructure Australia

Peter Winder

Executive General Manager – Interstate, ARTC Inland Rail

Marion Terrill

Transport Program Director, Grattan Institute

Samantha Martin-Williams

General Manager Corporate Services & Company Secretary, Hunter Valley Coal Chain Coordinator

Duncan Sheppard

General Manager - Freight & Industry Programs, ARA

Maurice James

CEO, QUBE

Marika Calfas

CEO, NSW Ports

Gerard de Villiers

Logistics Specialist, ARUP

Bonnie Ryan

Senior Manager - Trade, Transport & Heavy Industry, GS1 Australia

Damien White

Chief Executive Officer, TasRail

Clare Gardiner-Barnes

Deputy Secretary Freight, Strategy and Planning, Transport for NSW

Paul Hamersley

Manager Network Development, Arc Infrastructure

Dr Jeff Potter

Project Director - Productivity, Safety and Environment, National Transport Commission

Michelle Zeibots

Research Director, UTS Transport Research Centre

Cr Ken Keith OAM

Mayor, Parkes Shire Council; Chairman, Melbourne Brisbane Inland Rail Alliance

Michelle Reynolds

Chief Executive Officer, ‎InterLinkSQ

Andrew Adam

National General Manager- Intermodal, Pacific National

Olivia Newman

Programme Programme Delivery Manager for Inland Rail, ARTC

The Hon Darren Chester MP

Minister for Infrastructure and Transport

Peter Thomas

Projects Director, Adani

Peter Reidy

CEO, KiwiRail

The Hon. Anthony Albanese MP

Shadow Minister for Infrastructure, Transport, Cities and Regional Development, Shadow Minister for Tourism

The Hon Melinda Pavey MP

NSW Minister for Roads, Maritime and Freight

Brett Lynch

General Manager Queensland, Pacific National

George Bradley

Chief Operating Officer, Biarri Rail

Michael Bailey

General Manager Rail, BHP Iron Ore

Robert Agnew

Commercial Manager - Supply Chain, Woolworths Limited

Ravi Ravitharan

Director, Institute of Railway Technology

when & where

17 - 18 Aug 2017

Intercontinental Sydney
117 Macquarie St, Sydney NSW 2000
+ 61 (2) 9253 9000
http://www.ihg.com/intercontinental/hotels

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Still have a question?

Lisa Hedlund
Conference Manager
+61 (2) 9080 4058
Lisa.Hedlund@informa.com.au

Samantha Lister
Sponsorship Manager
+61 (2) 9080 4432
Samantha.Lister@informa.com.au

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