Future for Transport Professionals - Theory, Practice and Application
The Emerging Professionals Conference is back in-person for 2023!
Join some of the most well-known and influential names within the industry as they tackle issues including decarbonisation, professionalism and future mobility.
Designed to inform and inspire, the conference attracts the brightest and most enthusiastic emerging professionals from across the highways and transportation.
TICKET OFFER: 3 tickets for the price of 2 (£199 +VAT) or 5 tickets for the price of 3 (£299 +VAT).
If interested in taking up this offer, please do not book online but call us on +44 (0)20 7336 1555 (select option one).
09:30-10:00 Registration and networking
10:00-10:05 Opening remarks Neil Johnstone, President, CIHT
10:10-10:40 Transport for West Midlands’ role in the Commonwealth Games Graham Jones, Director of Delivery – Transport Portfolio at Transport for West Midlands (TfWM)
10:40-11:05 Keynote - Environmental Sustainability and Net Zero Highways Amber Quraishi and Alison Harman, Graduate / Project Support Officers, Central Carbon Team at National Highways
11:05-11:35 An innovative approach to stakeholder engagement Nicola Wass, CEO, So-Mo
11:35-11:50 Refreshments and break
11:50-12:35 Breakout session 1: How to be indispensable at work? Simon Gardiner, Co-Founder & Natasha Jones, Senior Consultant, Carrington West
11:50-12:35 The Road to Digital – Digitalising our Transport Systems and the role emerging professionals can play in delivering this vision, Jonathan Holmes – Senior Data Analyst, Atkins
11:50-12:35 Breakout Session 3 One Planet Action Plan – alignment with the UN Sustainable Development Goals, Kier
12:35-13:00 What do we mean by climate action? - your role in making change Glenn Lyons, Mott MacDonald Professor of Future Mobility, University of the West of England
Facilitated discussion: What should CIHT do?
13:00-14:00 Networking lunch
14:00-14:05 Afternoon Chair - Neil Johnstone, President, CIHT
14:05-14:35 Protective Security UK Government Security Advisor
14:35-15:20 Breakout Session 4: How to be indispensable at work? Simon Gardiner, Co-Founder & Natasha Jones, Senior Consultant, Carrington West
14:35-15:20 The Road to Digital – Digitalising our Transport Systems and the role emerging professionals can play in delivering this vision, Jonathan Holmes – Senior Data Analyst, Atkins
14:35-15:20 Breakout Session 6 One Planet Action Plan – alignment with the UN Sustainable Development Goals, Kier
15:20-15:40 Networking break
15:40-16:10 Professional qualification surgery Damian Meehan, UK Logistics & Industrial Sector Lead at WSP & Claire Stephens, Associate Director at Jacobs and a reviewer for Chartered Transport Planning Professional (CTPP)
Chaired by John Hall, Professional Development Officer for Education and Professional Development at CIHT
16:10-16:20 Next steps for CIHT’s Emerging Professionals Network Molly Hoggard, Chair of EPN group, CIHT Young Professional of the Year 2023
16:20-16:25 Closing remarks and where next? Sue Percy, Chief Executive, CIHT
16:25-17:30 Networking reception
The Young Professionals Conference provided a unique day tailored to young, upcoming individuals from the industry and showcases the importance of developing them into the leaders of the future.
The Annual Young Professionals Conference was the highlight event of the year! The event provides a great platform for young professionals to network, share knowledge and work together to drive innovation and change within transport across many varied roles. It is great to see so many young professionals within the industry and have the opportunity to explore the role they play and aspirations within the sector – we are the future.
Speaking opportunities: If you are interested in speaking at the CIHT Emerging Professionals Conference 2023, please contact the team on firstname.lastname@example.org
Sponsorship opportunities: To discuss sponsorship opportunities, please contact Ben Sellers on Ben.Sellers@thinkpublishing.co.uk +(0)20 3771 7238.
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