2 March 2016
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National Conference 2016 Programme
Park Plaza Victoria London
239 Vauxhall Bridge Road
London, SW1V 1EQ
Atkins is one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies. We build long-term trusted partnerships to create a world where lives are enriched through the implementation of our ideas.
Our skills lie in the expansive area of infrastructure as well as in our experience of working for a broad range of clients, including national and local governments and the commercial sector. The social and environmental framework of our work is crucial, and we view all our projects in the context of the communities in which they are delivered.
Atkins serves clients in UK & Europe, North America, the Middle East and Asia Pacific regions.
Infrastructure Workshop was sponsored by:
Part of Eurovia UK, Ringway is one of the leading providers of highway services in the UK.
Renowned for consistently delivering a cost-effective and reliable service, whilst providing long-term sustainable and innovative solutions, our flexible approach, breadth of expertise and strong client partnerships enables us to meet their current needs and anticipate those for the future.
Most recently we have added new skills in design services , asset management, integrate traffic control and information systems management, through our two Private Finance Initiative contracts These enhance our credentials as a truly capable road and asset network operator/partner
Skills Workshop was sponsored by:
As corporate partners to CIHT, Colas are keen to engage with industry on the issue of skills. Particularly in light of the recently announced government’s skills strategy, which headlined an ambitious target to introduce a further 30,000 apprentices within industry by 2020. By sponsoring and taking part in the skills workshop at the CIHT National Conference, Colas hope to work with delegates on the challenges facing the sector. Identifying the key issues around attracting, delivering and retaining the people needed to manage and deliver the UK’s Transport network.
Working alongside CIHT, Colas are keen to continue their ongoing support on the issue of skills and raise the agenda of young people’s professional development through joint initiatives such as the Colas CIHT Presentation Awards.
Asphalt Reinforcement Services offer clients a comprehensive choice of pavement reinforcement solutions to suit a wide variety of projects, backed by knowledgeable technical support and commitment to excellent customer service.
Our mission is to help you improve the in service performance of asphalt pavements from design through to installation.
So, whether you are looking to reinforce a supermarket car park, main arterial trunk road or a military airfield, the team at Asphalt Reinforcement Services is here to support you every step of the way.
Mott MacDonald is a $2bn engineering, management and development consultancy. We use our ingenuity to create lasting value for all we work with – customers, communities and staff.
We work with our customers and partners to added value solutions which, save money and time, reduce risks, drive up efficiency, and maximise sustainable outcomes.
Stabilised Pavements Ltd is a specialist in-situ road recycling company working for highway authorities and private clients throughout the UK.
Shared Learning Partner:
For details of sponsorship packages for 2017, please contact:
t: 020 7336 1567
Glenn Lyons is Professor of Transport and Society and founder of the Centre for Transport & Society (CTS) at UWE Bristol.
He was CTS Director from 2002-2010 and is now Associate Dean (Research and Knowledge Exchange) for the Faculty of Environment and Technology and its 300+ staff alongside continuing to be active as a research professor. His research focuses upon the role of new technologies in supporting and influencing travel behaviour both directly and through influence on lifestyles and social practices.
A former secondee and expert advisor to the Department for Transport’s Transport Direct initiative for national travel information provision, Glenn has led major studies for the DfT and UK research councils into traveller information systems, teleworking, virtual mobility, travel time use, user innovation, road pricing, public and business attitudes to transport and future mobility. He has been involved in a number of strategic futures studies.
In 2014 he was seconded to the New Zealand Ministry of Transport in the role of Strategy Director and was responsible for leading a major piece of national work examining future demand for travel out to 2042 and its implications for policy and investment.
Glenn has been the Director of the Transport Visions Network; Chairman of the Transport Planning Society; Chair of Bristol City Council's Best Value Review of Integrated Transport; and Chairman of the Universities Transport Study Group in the UK. He holds a PhD (1991-1994) from Cardiff University (Driver behaviour and artificial intelligence) and a Bachelor of Engineering Degree from Cardiff University, Civil Engineering, First Class Honours (1987-1991). Glenn is the author / co-author of over 180 papers and other research articles.
Donna is a Chartered member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD), who first started her career with Bombardier, later moving to an international FMCG group for a further four years. This was then followed by a move to the support and care industry where Donna stayed for 11 years, delivering a number of people-related change initiatives and development interventions. During this time Donna was instrumental in the successful placement within the Sunday Times Top 100 Best Companies to work for, a significant achievement for her employer at the time.
Joining Colas in 2014, Donna is responsible for shaping Colas’ people policy of which an integral component has been to focus on the challenges faced within the industry. As a member of the HTMA People and Skills working group, Donna is a keen driver of the industry’s skills shortage agenda. Chairing the skills workshop at this year’s CIHT National Conference Donna is keen to address some of the key issues around attracting, delivering and retaining the people needed to manage and deliver the UK’s Transport Network.
Martin Tugwell has over 20 years of experience in strategic transport and infrastructure planning whilst operating at national, regional and local levels. He is Programme Director for England’s Economic Heartland – a Strategic Alliance of County and Unitary Councils and Local Enterprise Partnerships covering Oxfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Northamptonshire, Milton Keynes, Bedfordshire and Cambridgeshire – that is promoting a new model of integration for strategic planning and delivery, including potentially a Sub-national Transport Body for the area.
His leadership on strategic planning at the regional level created the first Regional Transport Strategy for the South East and contributed to the South East Plan, having previously worked in the Government Office for the South East. Whilst working for Oxfordshire County Council he helped lay the foundations for the ambitious plans set out in Oxfordshire’s Strategic Economic Plan, having previously helped establish the Local Enterprise Partnership.
Martin in a Chartered Engineer and a Fellow of the CIHT and a Member of the Institution of Civil Engineers. He is a Trustee of the CIHT and Chairman of the Learned Society and Technical Board. He is a past Chairman of the Transport Planning Society and a Council member for the National Infrastructure Planning Association.
Take a look at a series of interviews conducted on the day with key guests at the CIHT National Conference. The videos are available to view on YouTube here.
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For booking enquiries:
t: +44 (0)20 7336 1570
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