Technical events, seminars, workshops & newsletters

The Region holds a rich and varied programme of guest speakers, technical seminars and workshops - all designed to engage our membership, build their CPD time and help with their goals towards professional accreditation.
Wherever possible, slideshows and other presentation material will be made available on these webpages.

Regional Newsletters

An archive of previous regional newsletters can be found below:

CIHT NE&C Newsletter 18 - May 2018
CIHT NE&C Newsletter 17 - Dec 2017
CIHT NE&C Newsletter 16 - Oct 2017
CIHT NE&C Newsletter 15 - Jun 2017
CIHT NE&C Newsletter 14 - Dec 2016
CIHT NE&C Newsletter 13 - May 2016
CIHT NE&C Newsletter 12 - Dec 2015

Material from 2016 calendar of events

Tyne & Wear UTMC - 7th June

A presentation on the role of the Urban Traffic Management Centre, a real-time traffic control centre, which covers the Tyne & Wear area.

Tyne & Wear UTMC

The New Northern Rail Franchise - 18th May

An engaging talk from Alex Hynes, Managing Director of Northern, on how £1bn of investment will transform the northern rail network over the nine year life of the franchise, to the year 2025.

The New Northern Rail Franchise

TORG Careers Event - 27th April

This event, held at TORG in Newcastle University, brought together professionals to talk about working in different areas of the highways and transport sector.

Intelligent Transport Systems
Introduction - CIHT & Your Career
Road Safety
Transport Teaching & Research
Transport Engineering & Design
Transport Planning
Transport Planning in the Private Sector

Young Professionals Competition - 9th March

Our annual presentations competition for young professionals, aged up to 35, produced a strong set of engaging talks on a variety of topics. The overall winner, Michael Dodds, from WSP|PB, presented on Local Motion, an LSTF project in County Durham.

Airport Surface Access Modelling
Economic Efficiencies of Traffic Management Systems
LSTF - Local Motion
Mitigating the impact of landslides onto roads
Twickenham Station Pedestrian Modelling

Mentor Training for Professional Qualifications - 12th January

This training session was aimed at those wishing to mentor candidates through the stages of preparing for their professional qualifications - EngTech, IEng, CEng or TPP. If you are interested in becoming an accredited mentor, please contact us at

Guidance on mentoring for professional qualifications
Professional Qualification Mentor Training