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The Inaugural Road Pricing Forum

Join us on 19 March 2020 in Sydney as we open discussion surrounding the movement towards road pricing reform in major Australian cities

19 March 2020 | Rydges World Square, Sydney

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The inaugural Road Pricing Forum will address the issues and initiatives around road pricing reform and congestion charging. Taking place on the 19th March, 2020 in Sydney, this interactive one-day event is intended to provide the platform for open discussion surrounding the debate and movement towards road pricing reform in major Australian cities.

Key issues to be discussed include:

  • Congestion charging – costs, benefits and long-term impact
  • Road pricing reform for Electric Vehicles – what impact will this have?
  • Number plate and tolling technology requirements
  • Impact on overall public transport network
  • What impact will road pricing reform have on delivery of goods and services
  • Lessons learned from countries who have successfully implemented congestion charges

If you or your organisation would like to be considered as a speaker, please contact the conference producer with the following details:

  • Name
  • Job title
  • Company
  • Email
  • Proposed topic (brief paragraph)

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8:15 am

Registration Opens

9:00 am

Opening Remarks from the Chair

9:10 am

KEYNOTE | The Case for Road Pricing Reform

9:40 am

  • Why EV charging is necessary to counteract diminishing fuel excise
  • Pathways to reform
  • What impact will this have for owners of Electric Vehicles

10:10 am

  • Why now is the time for congestion charging
  • How it could be implemented in Sydney and Melbourne
  • How congestion charging complements new infrastructure investment and other demand management approaches

10:50 am


12:00 pm

Enabling Road User Charging - A Technology Providers Perspective

Daniel Shaw, Systems Engineer, Kapsch TrafficCom Australia

12:30 pm


1:50 pm

  • How can transport authorities shape the unfolding innovations
  • How to manage the transition and uncertainty in forward planning mobility
  • CAVs and urban congestion – will they add or detract from the issue in major cities?

2:30 pm

  • Addressing mobility challenges
  • What does the future of road tolling looking like?
  • What technology is needed to support this and is Australia there yet?

3:50 pm

Closing Remarks

4:00 pm

Close of Forum & Afternoon Refreshments


Packages Price
One Day Conference$1000+GSTEarly Bird

Event pricing

  • Standard rate $1,000 + GST – From 11 February 2020


Adrian Dwyer

CEO, Infrastructure Partnerships Australia

Marion Terrill

Program Director Transport & Cities, Grattan Institute

Michael Kilgariff

CEO, Roads Australia

Dr. Michael De Percy

Senior Lecturer, Political Science, University of Canberra

Michel Masson

CEO, Infrastructure Victoria

Daniel Shaw

Systems Engineer, Kapsch TrafficCom Australia

Colum Crawford

Senior ITS Engineer and Transport Technology Specialist, Mott MacDonald

Andreas Goldhorn

ITS Domain Lead - Tolling Technology, Transurban

Dr. Tony Morton

President, Public Transport Users Association (Invited)

Professor John Stanley

Adjunct Professor, Institute of Transport and Logistics Studies, The University of Sydney Business School

Sue Wiblin

Head of Mobilities, Keolis Downer

Zoe Eather

Senior Transport Engineer, Arup

when & where

19 Mar 2020

Rydges World Square, Sydney
389 Pitt St
Sydney NSW 2000

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Still have a question?

Vanessa Maniatis
Conference Producer
0420 440 059

Alex Cook
Sponsorship Manager
+61 2 9080 4425

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