This year’s regional conference is focused on developing a more sustainable and low carbon future, with valuable insight being provided by a range of high-quality speakers.
The CIHT East of England Conference 2022 will explore the environmental challenges faced by society, the implications this has for the highways and transportation sector and how it may respond.
This year's conference will be held at the Moller Centre, Cambridge. Nestled within the grounds of Churchill College, University of Cambridge, the venue offers a modern and high-quality backdrop. You can find more details about the venue here.
This event is approved for CPD by CIHT and in total will account for around 5 hours of CPD.
The CIHT East of England Conference 2022 will have speakers from across the sector.
Our speakers include:
Deborah is a Chartered Engineer with over 25 years’ experience in Road Safety Engineering, Highway Design, Asset Management and Maintenance. Deborah is now a Senior Lecturer in the School of Engineering at the University of Greenwich at Medway. Her teaching includes Project Management & Appraisal, Engineering Professional Skills, Construction Management & Technology, and Highway Engineering. She is also the Engineering Employability Champion, Placements Officer, and a member of the Civil Engineering Industrial Advisory Board.
Glenn is the Mott MacDonald Professor of Future Mobility at UWE Bristol. The appointment bridges between academia and practice and Glenn is dividing his time between the university and Mott MacDonald (on secondment). At a time of significance for the transport sector, the position aims to co-develop and extend transport expertise in relation to understanding and responding to a changing and uncertain mobility landscape, which is shaped by technological possibilities and societal needs and preferences.
As a Highways Application Engineer for ACO, Terry has focused his career on the highways industry, both in his 8 years at ACO and prior to this working as a client, consultant and contractor for Local Authority highways. He is a member of the CIHT and is working towards his chartered engineer status with CPD at the heart of this journey. His professional interests are focused on wildlife mitigation solutions and highway drainage; however he also has a broader understanding of applications for other areas such as rail, housing, commercial and distribution developments.
The Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation (CIHT) East of England Conference is a well-established event which attracts highway and transportation professionals from across the region. This includes public sector clients, consultants, contractors, and suppliers.
If you would like to become more involved with the conference, we have two packages available.
Below are our sponsors for the 2022 East of England Conference.
This year's conference will feature exhibits by
The format will comprise of a CIHT Presidential Address, followed by a varied group of speakers and an interactive debate from our guest panel. Refreshments and networking opportunities will be provided throughout the day where delegates can interact with sponsors and exhibitors. This event is approved for CPD by CIHT and in total will account for 7 hours of CPD.
All food, including lunch, is prepared to a high standard by the center's dedicated team of internationally trained chefs.
CIHT Presidential Address
Deborah Sims, CIHT President
Developing Climate Literacy
Andrew Crudgington, Climate Change Associate, CIHT
Making Plans for a Net Zero Transport System in the East of England region
Naomi Green, Managing Director, England's Economic Heartland
Andrew Summers, Strategic Director, Transport East
Glen Lyons, Professor of Future Mobility, University of West of England
The role of active travel in a low carbon future - lessons learned from WSP projects
Tom Holcroft, Associate Director, WSP
The road to net zero for highway construction
Tim Smith, Regional Technical Manager, Tarmac
How places can unlock private finance to accelerate Net Zero
Athanasios Grammatikopoulos, Climate Action Lead, Connected Places Catapult
Designing the UK’s first carbon neutral road improvement project
Sam Schofield, Head of Environment and Sustainability, Amey
David Cudworth, Technical Director (Pavements), Amey
Micheldever Recycling Facility - Reuse of Highways Waste
Ed Godsiffe, Head of Sustainability, Milestone Infrastructure
Stuart Gready, Managing Director, OCL Regeneration
Highways decarbonisation with Lancashire County Council
John Turpin, Director for Digital Management, Atkins
Protecting and enhancing biodiversity on the highway
Terry Wilkinson, Highways Application Engineer, ACO Technologies
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CIHT East of England Chair