We pleased to be hosting our 11th Heavy Haul Rail Conference in Australia’s heavy haul capital of Perth. The conference will take place at the Ritz-Carlton Perth on the 6th and 7th April 2022.
The Australian heavy haul rail industry, boasting some the heaviest and longest trains, continues to lead the world in operations and innovation. As confident commodity markets drive our COVID recovery, becoming an even more efficient supply chain for the export of coal and iron ore is fundamental to Australia’s productivity.
The agenda will showcase the best in local and international project expertise and will give attendees an understanding of the strategic directions of the major industry players together with an update on developments in equipment, technology and maintenance to ensure efficient, safe and reliable operations.
Topics will include:
- Industry successes and new developments
- Market outlook for Australia
- Heavy haul operations across Australia
- Safety and sustainability
- New innovations, technology and automation
- Infrastructure and investment
- Communication systems, cybersecurity and data capture and analysis
- Role of ports and port automation in successful heavy haul supply chains
- Workforce development and diversity
- Maintenance practices and reliability improvements
- Rail/wheel interaction and related topics
- Software solutions for improved efficiency and optimisation of assets
CALL FOR PAPERS – NOW OPEN
Share your learnings, case studies and practical solutions with colleagues and customers across the industry.
Forward your submission for the 2022 Heavy Haul Rail conference & the Rail Turnouts Workshop to the conference producer Kate Twentyman.
Submissions should be 200-400 words and contain your full contact details along with a presentation title, theme and main findings.
Senior Conference Director
Deadline: Friday 29 October 2021
BACK IN 2022!
NEXT GENERATION CONFERENCE SCHOLARSHIPS
50% DISCOUNT FOR YOUNG PROFESSIONALS
To encourage the transfer of specialist knowledge and foster mentoring and networking opportunities, Informa is delighted to continue it’s support of our emerging leaders with these popular programs.
Stay tuned: Details for the Next Generation Conference Scholarship will be released in the coming weeks.
Next Generation Conference Scholarships
Proudly sponsored by
Do you have an idea that could disrupt or bring greater awareness of heavy haul rail in Australia and New Zealand?
We invite rail sector personnel aged 25yrs and under to submit their innovative ideas on how to market and promote the heavy haul rail in a positive and impactful way, as well as educating the broader community’s perception of the benefits of rail in general.
In 200-300 words describe your idea or concept that could be applied to the Heavy Haul Rail industry. From human resources and training opportunities to rollingstock maintenance, engineering innovation or industry-wide marketing campaigns, this is your opportunity to win one of 10 scholarships to attend the Heavy Haul Rail conference and dinner in Perth on 6-7 April 2022.
Entries open: 21 October 2021
Competition deadline: 21 January 2022
Winners announced: 10 February 2022
Certificates presented at the Conference Dinner: 6 April 2022
Sponsors & Exhibitors
The Heavy Haul Rail 2022 conference offers unique networking and business development opportunities with key decisions makers from the rail and resources industries.
Please email Sarah Ingram for a copy of the sponsorship prospectus including delegate profile information, or call to discuss the branding, thought leadership and exhibition opportunities available.
Get in touch today:
Sponsorship & Exhibitions Manager
P: 0406 530 043
Health & Safety
The health and safety of our speakers, attendees and guests is our top priority.
Informa Australia’s events will be organised in accordance with Informa’s AllSecure health and safety standards. As the world’s leading events’ organiser, Informa has developed a detailed set of enhanced measures to provide the highest level of hygiene and safety at its events, providing everyone with reassurance and confidence they are participating in a safe and controlled environment.
All Informa events will be run according to official government and local authority guidance in the first instance, as well as any venue or location-specific regulations.
For information on what to expect at the Ritz-Carlton, please visit: https://whattoexpect.marriott.com/perrz
Travelling to Western Australia? For details on the WA Government’s protocols, please visit: https://www.wa.gov.au/government/covid-19-coronavirus
For further details about Informa Australia’s AllSecure Key Commitments, please visit: www.informa.com.au/allsecure