We are developing a forward-looking agenda that will showcase the industry’s capabilities, drive for innovation and collaboration and contribution to a livable and sustainable society that benefits all.
Topics will include:
- Project updates
- Finance, procurement and funding options
- Planning, design, delivery and asset management
- Customer engagement and experience: Ensuring passengers feel safe, confident, empowered and informed
- Data and disruption
- Signalling, communications, control systems and integration
- Meeting future passenger, traffic and network capacity needs
- Emerging technologies and designing the next generation of trams
Join us in 2019!
Host and Dinner Sponsor
Head of Communications, Australia, Asia Pacific Region, Bombardier
The Hon Melissa Horne MP
Minister for Public Transport Victoria
Chief Executive Officer, Australasian Railway Association
Chief Executive Officer, Yarra Trams, Keolis Downer Victoria
Senior Representative, Bombardier
Chief Executive Officer, GoldlinQ
Coordinator General, Transport Coordination, Transport for NSW
Director Corporate Affairs, Keolis Downer
Executive Director, TrackSAFE Foundation
General Manager - Safety & Innovation, Rail Industry Safety & Standards Board
Associate Professor Anjum Naweed
PhD Student, Public Transport Research Group, Monash University
General Manager of Services, 4Tel
Director Planning and Design, Transport Canberra Light Rail, ACT Government
Dr Jademond Kiang
Senior Consultant, Engineering, Design and Project Management, SNC Lavalin
Solution Director, Tramway Systems, Alstom
Acting Chief Executive, Infrastructure Australia
CEO, Public Transport Victoria
Senior Executive and Project Director, QNGR, Bombardier Transportation Australia
Head of Partnerships Victoria, Infrastructure Delivery Group, Department of Treasury and Finance, Victoria
Director-General, Transport Canberra and City Services Directorate (TCCS), ACT Government
Project Director - Newcastle Light Rail, Downer
Managing Director, Sydney Light Rail, Transdev
Emilie van de Graaff
Director, Passenger & Network Innovation, Yarra Trams
QLD / NT Lead, Communication and Stakeholder Engagement, Aurecon
Case Manager – VIC & TAS, Infrastructure Sustainability Council of Australia (ISCA)
Visit to Bombardier Rail Vehicles Production Site at Dandenong
Tuesday 5 March 2019, 2.00pm – 5.00pm
Attendees will experience first-hand how Bombardier designs, manufactures and delivers reliable, safe and sustainable transport in a world of urban growth and digital design. With its manufacturing headquarters in Dandenong, South-East Melbourne, Bombardier has enjoyed more than 60 years in Australia and employs a workforce of over 1,000 operating across all states and rail ecosystems.
As a rail technology leader, Bombardier provides the full spectrum of rail solutions, from the manufacture of commuter trains and trams to the supply of complete rail transportation systems and system integration. With its local engineering and manufacturing capabilities, Bombardier also provides solutions for signalling, propulsion and control technology, asset management and through-life support.
All visitors are to wear closed in shoes, no heels. All other PPE (ie; bump cap, specs and reflective vest) will be provided by Bombardier on site. Attendees will depart from and return to the Crown Promenade Melbourne following the tour.
*The site tour is now at capacity. All further bookings will be placed on a waitlist *
NEW TO 2019!
LIGHT RAIL 2019 CONFERENCE DINNER – Showtime Events Centre
Steve Sammartino, Futurist and Business Technologist
Take centre stage at this year’s Light Rail Dinner!
The Showtime Events Centre, formerly known as Shed 11, formed part of the dining hall in this historic docking area. With its mix of legacy and modernity, the venue provides the perfect character to celebrate innovation and share learnings and lessons with colleagues after an invigorating day of networking.
Starting with pre-dinner drinks at 6.30pm, the dinner is open exclusively to conference delegates, speakers and their guests. Be sure to join us in a night of relaxed networking for one of the true highlights in the rail industry calendar.
Register at the time of your conference booking.
Showtime Events Centre
61 South Wharf Promenade, South Wharf 3006
when & where
04 - 05 Mar 2019
Crown Conference Hall
Level 2 – Crown Promenade Melbourne
8 Whiteman Street
SOUTHBANK VIC 3006
(Queensbridge St end of the Crown complex)
(03) 9292 8888
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