Why Attend

The conference has been specially designed for professionals from both public and private sectors involved in various key infrastructure, transport, investment, and urban planning projects to gain the latest insights on transport and infrastructure issues and opportunities in New Zealand.

  1      How will new transport technologies impact today’s transport infrastructure? Ministry of Transport’s Deputy Chief Executive Andrew Jackson considers the uncertainties ahead, the possible changes we might see and how best we might prepare for that future.
  2      Take a peek into the future with Stephen Yarwood, Urban Futurist/Former Lord Mayor of Adelaide. 
  3      Auckland Council, Greater Wellington Regional Council, Christchurch City Council and Waikato Regional Council unveil their transport and infrastructure plans for the future 
  4      Is your council prepared for future infrastructure needs? Auckland Council, Selwyn District Council, Porirua City Council and NZ Productive Commission discuss ways to manage and leverage the rise of new technologies, and how they impact transport, urban and infrastructure planning.
  5      Gain definitive insights into current and future ITS technologies from New Zealand Transport Agency, BECA, Aurecon, Jacobs and Arup.
  6      Get an exclusive update from Ultrafast Fibre on the progress and uptake of ultra-fast broadband.
  7      Are we approaching financing the right way? Local Government New Zealand, Macquarie Capital and Westpac Institutional evaluate the different funding models and opportunities in investing in rural and provincial areas.
  8      Hear from KiwiRail, New Zealand Transport Agency, RCR and Downer as they review the progress of current RoNS projects and examine ways to build an effective, resilience transport infrastructure for strategic economic growth.
  9      Can shared and on-demand mobility services be a sustainable alternative to public transport? Find out as Uber shares how to embrace disruptive technology.
 10      Analyse the role of airports in New Zealand’s economy and transport network with Nelson Airport, Christchurch International Airport, Hawke’s Bay Airport, NZ Airports Association and GHD.