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Western Australia Transport Infrastructure Summit


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The 8th WA Transport Infrastructure Summit will be held on 3-4 August 2011 in Perth. It provides an outlook for WA \'s transport projects, including port, rail and road transport strategies.

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Western Australia Transport Infrastructure Summit

  1. 1. State Transport Series The 8th AnnualWestern Australia TransportInfrastructure Summit 2011 3rd – 4th August 2011 Novotel Langley, PerthHear the latest industry outlook and casestudies from expert speakers including:The Hon. Troy Buswell MP, Minister for Transport WASenator Scott Ludlam,Australian Greens Senator for Western AustraliaAnne Nolan, Director General,Department of State Development WAEric Lumsden, Director General,Department of Planning and Infrastructure WADr. Ruth Shean, Director General,Department of Training and Workforce Development WAGreg Martin, Chairman,National Transport CommissionJack Sato, Managing Director – Robe River and PilbaraInfrastructure, Rio TintoMichal Frydrych, CEO, Esperance Ports Sea and LandJim Netterfield, Projects and Operations Director,Oakajee Port and RailBrad Williamson, CEO, Albany Port AuthorityAlan Copeland, Manager Resources Section,Bureau of Resources and Energy EconomicDamian Callachor, Director,Chamber of Minerals and Energy of Western AustraliaEndorsed by:Media Partners: SECURE ORDER Researched and developed by: REGISTER NOW
  2. 2. WESTERN AUSTRALIA TRANSPOPost-Conference Workshop Day OneFriday 5th August 2011 Wednesday 3rd August 2011 8.30 Registration and welcome coffee8.30 Registration and welcome coffee 9.00 Speed Networking9.00 Transforming transport operations through Get to know your peers right from the start in intelligent optimisation and innovation this relaxed and informal speed networkingIncreasing capacity, reducing cost and improving customer service session. Bring your business cards!are key issues for supply chain and freight transport. These 9.20 Opening remarks from the Chairobjectives can be contradictory and finding the right balance withina complex system is extremely difficult. This half-day workshop Fred Affleck, Chairman, Freight & Logistics Council of WAwill introduce you to science-based approaches to optimising yoursupply chain, including: OUTLOOK● Increasing capacity, productivity and profits within supply 9.30 OPENING KEYNOTE ADDRESS: Providing world chain systems class transport services & solutions for WA● Optimising the planning, delivery and post-delivery stages of ● Focussing on transport infrastructure that services entire the supply chain to save money and enhance customer services regions – not projects● How real-time data and demand forecasting can be used to ● Planning, co-ordinating and prioritising the transport streamline task scheduling, manage revenue and improve related infrastructure that allows our economy to grow work practices The Hon. Troy Buswell MP, Minister for Transport WA● Practical examples 10.05 Expanding WA’s productive capacityFacilitator: Alan Dormer, Service Science Leader, CSIRO ● Underpinning the State’s economic and social development beyond the short termAbout your workshop leader: ● Update on major transport projects submitted toAlan Dormer and his team of researchers work on projects in a Infrastructure Australianumber of vertical sectors in the services economy, including transport,logistics and infrastructure. Alan has been working in the area of Anne Nolan, Director General,optimisation, information systems and performance monitoring for over Department of State Development WA20 years and has experience in the process industries, manufacturing, 10.40 Morning teaenergy and financial services as well as transport and logistics. Hehas worked in UK, US, Japan and Australia, providing optimization 11.00 Analysing the macroeconomic dimension of Westtechnology and solutions to organisations such as Shell, BP, FedEx, Australian exportsAmazon, Hertz, Japan Railways, Qantas, Malaysian Airlines, ● The role of WA’s exports in the nation’s future prosperityRailCorp and Queensland Rail. ● Assessing the potential for growing exports to China and other regions SPONSORSHIP AND EXHIBITION Alan Copeland, Manager Resources Section, Bureau of Resources and Energy EconomicsConference sponsorship offers an unrivalled opportunity to meetand do business with your target market. To discuss the promotional PLANNING AND DELIVERING TRANSPORTopportunities available through event sponsorship or the boutique INFRASTRUCTURE FOR WA’S RESOURCE INDUSTRYtradeshow contact: 11.35 Outlining the future transport infrastructure needs ofSarah Cullen, Sponsorship and Exhibitions Manager the WA minerals industryPhone: +61 (3) 8842 2430 or Email: ● Meeting the global demand for mineral products – Addressing infrastructure constraints UPCOMING EVENTS ● Examining the growth potential of the industry in WA Damian Callachor, Director, Breakbulk and Project Cargo Chamber of Minerals and Energy of Western Australia 16-17 May 2011 | Novotel Langley, Perth 12.10 PANEL SESSION: The impact of the skills shortage on economic growth and the delivery of major Environmental Management in Transport Summit transport infrastructure projects in WA 17-18 May 2011 | Sydney Harbour Marriott ● How does the lack of skilled workers impinge on the big resource projects? ● What is the consequential impact on the transport SA Transport Infrastructure Summit infrastructure that WA needs? 21 June 2011 | Hotel Intercontinental, Adelaide ● The overall impact on the economy, on WA and nationally Dr. Ruth Shean, Director General, Department of Training and Workforce Development WA Regional Ports 2011 Jack Sato, Managing Director – Robe River and Pilbara 21-22 July 2011 | Hotel Grand Chancellor Launceston Infrastructure, Rio Tinto Keith Jones, WA Managing Partner, Deloitte Damian Callachor, Director, QLD Transport Infrastructure Summit Chamber of Minerals and Energy of Western Australia 26-27 July 2011 | Marriott Hotel Brisbane Jeff Mackie, Principal, Mackie Employer Solutions For speaker updates please visit
  3. 3. ORT INFRASTRUCTURE SUMMIT 1.10 Lunch 9.45 Planning and co-ordinating infrastructure to accommodate population growth 2.10 CASE STUDY: Project update Oakajee Port and Rail ● Planning for higher density in Perth ● Outcomes from engineering studies ● Assessing the feasibility of infrastructure provision for ● Overcoming challenges in the planning and delivery of the State greenfield projects Eric Lumsden, Director General, Jim Netterfield, Projects and Operations Director, Department of Planning and Infrastructure WA Oakajee Port and Rail 10.20 Morning tea 2.45 CASE STUDY: Preparing Port Hedland for 10.50 Capacity and efficiency: the opportunity for continuous growth in iron ore throughput optimisation in freight transport ● Planning and delivering the Utah Port facilities for junior ● What is optimisation in the context of freight transport? iron ore exporters ● Potential benefits ● Upcoming expansion works at Port Hedland ● Case study Ronnie Holtshausen, General Manager Strategic Planning and Development, Port Hedland Port Authority Alan Dormer, Service Science Leader, CSIRO 3.20 Afternoon tea REVIEWING THE WA RAIL NETWORK 11.25 CASE STUDY: Modernising the East West THE WA GRAIN NETWORK rail corridor 3.40 Current & emerging transport infrastructure issues in ● Making rail transport more competitive the grain supply chain ● Cutting transit time and expanding capacity ● Developing a solution for an integrated transport network Angelo Demertzis, General Manager – East West, for grain cartage Australian Rail Track Corporation ● Identifying strategic regional routes ● Supporting Local Government to manage heavy vehicle 12.00 Resource export growth in WA access on local roads ● Opportunities and challenges for the rail industry Michelle Mackenzie, Executive Manager Infrastructure, John Goodall, Managing Director, Beyond Rail Solutions & WA Local Government Association WA Chapter Chair, The Railway Technical Society of Australia 4.15 The state of the WA grain network – A user’s 12.35 Lunch perspective ● Assessing the capability of the rail network and current investments SHAPING THE FUTURE OF WA’S PORTS ● The impact of grain deregulation on efficiently utilising 1.35 Towards the implementation of a National Ports infrastructure Strategy Mike Norton, President, WA Farmers Federation ● Enabling better coordination in the planning and operation of our ports 4.50 Closing remarks from the Chair ● Providing greater clarity on how future port capacity will match trade forecasts 5.00 Close of Day One ● Delivering the road and rail links needed to support the activities at the ports and resolve bottlenecks Greg Martin, Chairman, National Transport Commission Day Two 2.10 CASE STUDY: Improving road & rail infrastructure Thursday 4th August 2011 into Esperance Ports ● The port’s growing importance as an export point for the 8.30 Networking and welcome coffee Goldfield-Esperance region 9.00 Opening remarks from the Chair Michal Frydrych, CEO, Esperance Ports Sea and Land Guy Reynolds, Principal Consultant Maritime & Shipping, GHD 2.45 CASE STUDY: Increasing regional trade in South West Australia – The Grange Project IMPROVING TRANSPORT INFRASTRUCTURE ● Overview of planned construction and dredging projects IN WA ● Outlining the challenges in achieving dredging approval in a lifestyle focussed community 9.10 OPENING KEYNOTE ADDRESS: An integrated ● How to address these challenges during the dredging light rail plan for Perth process ● Linking major train lines and providing greatly improved Brad Williamson, CEO, Albany Port Authority services along Perth’s high frequency routes ● Freeing up buses to provide additional services within the 3.20 Closing remarks from the Chair suburbs Senator Scott Ludlam, 3.30 Close of conference Australian Greens Senator for Western Australia Please visit the website for regular updates and changes to the program. Be kept in the loop with this event via LinkedIn, Twitter, You Tube and our Blog. Full details at
  4. 4. Western Australia Transport Infrastructure Summit 3rd – 4th August 2011 | Novotel Langley, Perth3 EASY WAYS TO REGISTER STAY CONNECTED WEB LinkedIn Group Telephone (+61 2) 9080 4307 – Please quote the event Twitter (#watransport11) code P11M27 and your unique VIP code with your booking. Blog Email – Please quote the event code P11M27 and your unique VIP code with your booking. YouTube Network with leading professionals and learn from key case studies by registering yourself or your team today. EARLY BIRD RATE STANDARD RATE REGISTER EARLY & SAVE UP TO $300 Book & pay by 20/05/11 Book from 21/05/11 PRICE GST TOTAL SAVE PRICE GST TOTAL Two day conference $1,995.00 $199.50 $2,194.50 $300 $2,295.00 $229.50 $2,524.50 Two day conference + workshop $2,590.00 $259.00 $2,849.00 $300 $2,890.00 $289.00 $3,179.00 Workshop only $795.00 $79.50 $874.50 “It is time for the way we plan and oversee Conference Venue our ports to change. Too little thought has gone into planning the road and rail links Novotel Langley, Perth needed to support their activities...The 221 Adelaide Terrace Perth WA 6000 resulting bottlenecks...are hurting Australia’s Phone: (08) 9221 1200 economic performance, causing lower productivity, slower growth and the loss of Use your QR Reader App on billions of dollars in export earnings.” your smartphone and scan Prime Minister Julia Gillard, Accommodation & Travel this code to take you directly to the website 07. 01. 2011 WAToday For your convenience, please access this event via our website and click on the ‘Venue, Accommodation and Travel’ tab or call the Lido Group on 1800 817 339. Travel and accommodation fees are Registration Fees Include not included in the conference fees. We do not refund airfares or hotel Entrance to the relevant conference package purchased plus refreshments, expenses if the event is cancelled. lunch and online access to available presentations (five working days post event). Please note: travel and accommodation is not included. Privacy Policy & Updating Your Details Please visit us online for our full privacy policy at Dress Code Database amendments can be sent to Smart casual wear is suggested along with a sweater or jacket in case or by calling (+61 2) 9080 4307 asking for the conference room is cool. the database department. Cancellation Policy & Substitutions Payment Terms Cancellations must be advised in writing at least 10 working days Payment must be made prior to the event or admittance will not be prior to the event. An administration fee of $550 (inc 10% GST) will be permitted. A tax invoice and confirmation letter will be emailed to the incurred for cancellations. A refund will not be given if a delegate fails to attendee upon completion of a valid registration. Payment may be made attend or cancels within 10 working days prior to the event. by EFT, cheque or credit card. Fully paid delegates unable to attend will be provided with on line access to speaker presentations post event. Substitutions can be made Please reference the VIP Code and the Event Code below when at any time before the event without penalty. Informa reserves the right making your booking. to cancel, alter the content and/or speakers on any program. Paid registration fees will be fully refunded for cancelled events. A.B.N. 66 086 268 313 SECURE ORDER REGISTER ONLINE via our secure server REGISTER NOW you for downloading this brochure about our forthcoming VIP CODEevent. We are delighted to provide you with this program and dohope it assists you with everything you need to know about theagenda. However, should you have any further queries, please P11M27WEBPDFdon’t hesitate to contact us on Telephone: (+61 2) 9080 4307 orE-Mail EVENT CODE To see the most updated agenda, visit the website where you can also register online via our secure server at: P11M27