Tuesday, July 13, 2010

The Rail Plan: Where? How? Why?

AusRAIL 2010
23rd – 24th November 2010, Perth Convention Exhibition Centre
The Rail Plan: Where? How? Why?

AusRAIL is a central point in the rail industry calendar. The 2010 two-day conference provides a forum for senior executives to discuss policy, investment and the latest technological developments in the rail sector.

The official brochure is due out shortly. In the meantime, here are some of the highlights of the conference.

The popular CEO Forum ensures that all the major rail operators are involved in the debate at AusRAIL. This year the panel will include:

• David Marchant, CEO, ARTC and Chairman, Australasian Railway Association
• Mark Rowsthorn, CEO and MD, Asciano
• Rob Mason, CEO, RailCorp
• Rob Barnett, CEO, V/Line
• Lance Hockridge, CEO, QR National
• Paul Scurrah, CEO, Queensland Rail
• Tony Braxton-Smith, CEO, Great Southern Rail
• Paul Larsen, CEO, WestNet Rail
• John Fullerton, CEO, FreightLink
• Mark Burgess, Acting CEO, PTA WA
• Jim Quinn, CEO, Kiwi Rail
• Andrew Lezala, CEO, Metro Trains Melbourne
• Rod Hooke, Acting CEO, TransAdelaide

You will hear insightful presentations from:
• Jack Sato, Managing Director, Pilbara Infrastructure & Robe River Mining, Rio Tinto. Jack will present on ‘The iron ore railways future growth update.’
• Lance Hockridge, CEO, QR National. Lance will discuss ‘QR National – on track for future?’
• Bruce Griffiths, Rail Suppliers Advocate, Department of Innovation, Industry, Science and Research. Bruce will talk about ‘Rail suppliers - challenges ahead for the industry.’
• State Ministerial Address will be given by The Hon Simon O'Brien MLC, Minister for Transport; Disability Services WA

Request the full brochure to be sent to you as soon as it is published.

AusRAIL 2010 will also see the introduction of a Rail Constructors’ Panel. This will give you a fresh and comprehensive insight into major rail infrastructure projects currently underway and looks set to provide lively debate.

Make AusRAIL 2010 work for you. Be sure you take advantage of all it offers:
• Hear first-hand how the Federal Government is helping advance rail prosperity
• Ask your questions at the road and rail discussion panel
• Debate the current and future direction for rail
• Understand current and projected developments in rail
• Hear from Australasia’s rail CEOs
• Get technical updates in your specialist field from national and international experts
• Learn from strategies on managing the challenges of capacity, climate change and culture from international rail CEOs
• Build up your peer network & forge new relationships with top level decision makers – come to the Exhibition Network Drinks and the AusRAIL Gala Dinner
• Take inspiration from cutting edge technological developments
• Visit the exhibition to talk face-to-face with key rail industry suppliers

To register for the conference, click here!


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