2 March 2017
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The CIHT Annual Conference takes place at the Park Plaza Victoria London Hotel on Thursday, 2nd March 2017.
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The conference will focus on delivering world class transport infrastructure and services and will provide you with up-to-date information as the sector gears up for delivery in 2017. This is a must attend CPD interactive one day conference which will include:
To view full programme, please download pdf - a final copy of the programme will be distributed in delegate pack:
Annual Conference Programme
CIHT thanks all sponsors and exhibitors and conference supporters.
Fusion connects the expertise, innovation and resources of three world-leading engineering businesses: Morgan Sindall, BAM Nuttall and Ferrovial Agroman, to design, construct and operate innovative engineering solutions for large, complex infrastructure programmes in the UK. To date our track record of working on UK legacy infrastructure projects includes: HS1, Crossrail and Thames Tideway Tunnel.
Within Europe we have built significant elements of high speed rail and are keen to see the UK pick up the baton on high speed rail innovation and technology.
In 2016, Fusion were awarded the central lot of HS2’s enabling work packages. Delivering essential preparatory ground works to some 102km of the phase 1 route.
As a leading service provider to local authorities, Ringway undertakes the management, maintenance and improvement of the built environment across a national portfolio of term contracts.
We believe in working in partnership with our clients and work hard to understand their needs and those of their customers. In this way we are able to focus on service outcomes to deliver efficiency and cost savings, to maximise the serviceable life of the highway asset, reducing the burden on maintenance budgets.
We provide a wide range of services for our clients and where practical deliver this service with our in house teams.
• 24hr Reactive highways maintenance cover
• Schemes improvements
• Planned highway maintenance
• Winter maintenance
• Surface Dressing
• Rural grass cutting
• Herbicidal treatments
• Gully cleansing
• Street lighting repairs and maintenance
• Structures repair and maintenance
• Vehicle maintenance
Tripod Crest is a leading provider of planing operations and pavement surfacing resources. Our UK-wide coverage provides unrivalled resource capability and expertise to support the highways industry's commitment to safety, efficiency and sustainability. Our track record in long-term maintenance contracts, short notice schemes and emergency response to incidents means Tripod Crest is the partner of choice for all types of highways maintenance and improvement works. We operate a one-stop shop service for our Customers; with plant maintenance and transportation services complementing our core business of planing and surfacing operations.
ACO is a world leader in the design, development and implementation of sustainable surface water management systems. We are at the forefront of supporting UK Infrastructure with full range of transport specific drainage products and service, providing architects, specifiers and engineers with a complete package of integrated systems, suitable for use across the entire spectrum of civil engineering projects.
Exclusive UK distributor for GlasGrid range of reinforcement systems, bridge deck waterproofing protection and providers of surface dressing systems to suit all carriageways, including coloured aggregate finishes. Our clients are reassured knowing our portfolio of products and services are CE marked and our installation teams are NVQ qualified, NHSS13 compliant.
Causeway Highways & Infrastructure Maintenance Management software provides seamless integration with clients’ asset management systems, linking contractors and clients electronically to combine asset, cost and performance data. The result is improved visibility in support of partnering, open book and cost-reimbursable contracts, as well as improved performance management and informed decision making.
Gattica Associates Limited’s understanding of the complex procedure, governance and legislation surrounding utility issues gives our clients the confidence that all aspects of utility infrastructure alterations will be managed effectively throughout all stages of the project.
In Situ Recycling Specialists
Through Testing, Trialing, Design & Delivery, SPL provide the sustainable solution to structural failures in our carriageways across the UK.
Urban or Rural the benefits are clear:
• 20 year design life
• Reduced lorry movements & faster build times
• Lower carbon footprint
How do you become an expert? You focus on one thing only. For more than eighty years, Nynas’ focus on bitumen has enabled us to continuously develop high-performance products for a wide range of challenging applications. That’s why we are the partner of choice when our customers need long-term solutions. Let’s talk.
Andrew is the Director of Policy and Technical Affairs for The Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation, which represents over 13,500 members from the highways and transportation sector in over 85 countries worldwide. Members come from a range of professional backgrounds relating to the building, maintenance, operation, design and planning of transportation networks.
Throughout his career Andrew has been focussed on the development of improved highway services in the UK. He is experienced in operating at a strategic, tactical and operational level across a wide range of authorities and organisations and has over 25 years’ experience of developing partnership approaches to service delivery. Before joining CIHT Andrew was Director of Central and Local Government services at Atkins where he provided advice to a range of clients in the sector.
Andrew joined Atkins in January 2006 from 4ps where he was a senior executive advising local authorities on the best way to develop, procure and deliver PFI and PPP schemes .He has a deep knowledge and wide range of experience of developing successful partnerships across the UK highways sector, using a range of contractual models. His understanding of the structure, funding, service development, procurement and delivery in the sector lead to a secondment to UKTI in 2010 to produce a report on the capability of the UK Highways sector.
Andrew is recognised at a senior level professionally, being a Trustee of CIHT for 6 years and has chaired both its Procurement and Education boards. He is a former chair of the Yorkshire and Humberside branch of CIHT.
Peter Antolik is the director of the Highways Monitor, and leads the ORR’s independent monitoring function for England's strategic road network. He is primarily responsible for monitoring whether Highways England is delivering government's Road Investment Strategy and its management of the strategic road network – the motorways and main 'A' roads in England.
Peter has over 35 years of experience working in Local Government, mainly in highways and transport.
Peter joined Transport for the North (TfN) in July 2016, and has responsibility for the strategic development of TfN’s roads programme. This includes completion of the three northern Strategic Road Studies and future delivery phases of the schemes; delivery of a wider area transport connectivity study for the Trans-Pennine Tunnel; working closely with Highways England in the development RIS2 programme; and the integration of highway schemes identified by TfN’s Freight, International Connectivity and Local Strategic Connectivity programmes.
He is also working with colleagues to deliver TfN’s 2050 Strategic Transport Plan (STP), which will also include a Major Roads Report, which will define a Major Road Network for the North, and a portfolio of options to help deliver economic growth as identified in the Northern Powerhouse Independent Economic Review. The STP will underpin TfN becoming the first Sub-national Transport Body in 2017.
Summary Document about TfN:
TfN Summary Document
Oliver is an Associate Director with Arup, based in their Edinburgh Office. He has over 25 years design and construction experience on major infrastructure projects in the UK, Ireland, Continental Europe, North Africa, North America and Asia. Oliver obtained his honours (1990) and master’s (1994) degrees in Civil Engineering from Imperial College, London. He completed his professional training with the civil engineering contractor Tarmac Construction, working on large infrastructure projects in the UK and Germany and is a chartered engineer and member of both the Institution of Civil Engineers and the Institution of Structural Engineers.
Oliver joined Ove Arup and Partners London Office in 1995 and worked on the design of the Bangkok Elevated Road and Train System and the Potsdamer Platz Tower in Berlin before moving to their Edinburgh Office in 1997 where he was design lead for a range of projects including the Falkirk Wheel Aqueduct, the design of highway bridges and footbridges and the strengthening of a number of Victorian railway viaducts. Oliver is currently the Queensferry Crossing Design Compliance Manager, working as part of the Employer’s Delivery Team, which acts on behalf of the Scottish Ministers to deliver the Forth Replacement Crossing project. He is Project Manager for Engineering Services provided to Amey for the maintenance of the Forth Road Bridge and is currently preparing for the role of Queensferry Crossing Bridges Manager, responsible for the management of Inspection and Maintenance services on the Queensferry Crossing, following the completion of construction.
Queensferry Crossing – the development of monitoring and asset management systems for infrastructure resilience:
Construction of the Queensferry Crossing, a 2.7km cable stayed bridge over the Forth Estuary, will be completed later this year. The bridge will be provided with a structural health monitoring system and electronic databases of design, as-built and base-line information. This will allow the development of advanced asset management systems that will exploit cloud computing and provide real time monitoring of the bridge. A range of decision support tools will be provided to support incident response and the effective implementation of inspection and maintenance procedures, including the scheduling and reporting of inspections and the automatic generation of reports on bridge integrity and condition.
After graduating from the University of Sheffield in 1981, Wayne joined the Ipswich office of C H Dobbie & Partners, working on water supply and highways design and construction. In 1986 Wayne joined the Department of Transport’s London Regional Office as an Area Engineer where amongst other duties he was the Department’s Project Manager for the £22m contract to refurbish the northbound Blackwall Tunnel.
Jon Sandford has over 25 years’ experience working in the development and transportation industry, helping to deliver enabling infrastructure for development. He is leads on infrastructure to enable development for the HCA from within the Planning Enabling and Development team. He has experience of the broad range of infrastructure that supports the policy, planning, master-planning, appraisal and the delivery and development of sites – with a transport planning focus. Since 2010 he has worked within the HCA facilitating the planning and delivery of large scale housing proposals as part of the ATLAS service. Before that, he worked in consultancy at a Project Director level, delivering transport planning and engineering solutions for large scale development projects.
Park Plaza Victoria London,
239 Vauxhall Bridge Road,
London SW1V 1EQ
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