Current as at 26 February, however the programme is subject to change
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Tuesday 9 March 2021 – hosted by Waugh Infrastructure Management Ltd

0900Opening / welcome
Councillor Keith Price
0920Keynote: 30-year Infrastructure Strategy. Ross Copland, Chief Executive, New Zealand Infrastructure Commission
1000Keynote: From Taxes to Tolls. Stephen Selwood
1030Morning tea - sponsored by
Under 35 presentations x 5
1100How do you prioritise work on bridges? Kyle Blyth, WSP
1113Viewing the State Highway through a customer-tinted lens. Philip van der Wel, Lonrix
1126Bringing inspections into the 21st century. William Silcock, Fulton Hogan
1139Telling the story: Supplementing pavement deterioration modelling. Kevin Wu, WSP
1152IDS Model updates. Gemma Mathieson, WSP/IDS
1205Lunch - sponsored by
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1410Treatment prediction using machine learning techniques. Sean Rainsford, Fulton Hogan
1422Finding the value of materials testing, a field study. David Alexander, Road Science
1437Road Network performance monitoring and management guideline. Theuns Henning, IDS & University of Auckland
1447Putting TSD on the map - spatially representing traffic speed deflectometer data. Grant Clarke, Downer
1505Afternoon tea
1535RIMS Update
1545Red Bridge investigation. Anu Ileperuma, Hastings District Council and Natalia Uran, WSP
1600The new Candidate Selection Algorithm Project: What, Who, Why, When. Mike Tapper, Beca
1620Keynote: Lifting Human Potential. Chuck Dowell, Launch Complex 1 Manager
1705Wrap up / close
1715Happy hour - sponsored by
1930Forum Mix N Mingle - Wine tasting with Villa Maria, Napier Conference Centre


Wednesday 10 March 2021

0730Breakfast around the trade - sponsored by
0825Keynote: The road to a sustainable Aotearoa. Dr Kate Meyer, Beca
0900Transition to streams - Utility access to transport corridors & Good evidence - Good decision

Utility Access to Transport Corridors Stream Programme – hosted by NZUAG

0910Introduction from Chair
0915Setting the scene. Tracy Bell & Ria Apiata, Timaru DC & KiwiRail
0935Feeling roadblocked when it comes to entering KiwiRail's corridor? Bryce Ongley, Kiwi Rail
0955Better, Longer, Faster! Andrew Healy, beforeUdig
1010Q&A for the above speakers
1020Morning tea - sponsored by
1050Third party damage (TPD) of utility assets in Transport Corridors. Rene DÁth, Plant & Platform Consultants Ltd
1110When nothing is going right ... Go left!!!! Tanya Bowers, Chorus
1125Havelock North Trunk Water Main – Maximising collaboration to minimise disruption. James Hopgood and Shaun Penprase, Stantec
1145The voice of the contractor. Kerry Hunter, Isaac Construction Limited
1205Q&A for the above speakers
1215Lunch - sponsored by
1315Is 'Not in my front yard' the new NIMBY? Experiences and learnings from electricity asset installation and replacement in transport corridors. Adam Du Fall, Powerco
1335Look how far we have come. Tracy Bell, Timaru District Council
1355What have you got to lose? Nothing. Who does it affect? Everyone. James Ting, Christchurch City Council
1415Q&A for the above speakers
1425Panel of experts
1445Afternoon tea

Good evidence – Good decision.  Building on the success of the sector Stream Programme – co hosted by IDS & REG

0910Introduction from Chair
0915Review of modelling supporting NLTP and LTP process. Our challenges and success factors. Elke Beca, WSP
0935The art of true comparison in performance - Nonparametric frontier analysis . Harish Shivaramu, Auxilium Ltd
0955Modelling bridge maintenance and renewal forecasting. Ben Clague, WSP & co-present Gemma Mathieson, WSP/IDS
1010Q&A for the above speakers
1020Morning tea - sponsored by
1050Culture eats strategy for breakfast - putting people front and centre. Craig Thew
1102A think piece of QLDC's challenges with the 21-24 NLTP and the road ahead. Alison Tomlinson, Queenstown Lakes DC
1117Unblocking the flow of data. Danny Fitzgerald, Fulton Hogan
1132Paving the way for a Digital Engineering future - Waka Kotahi's New Zealand Transport Agency Asset Management Data Standard. David Darwin, Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency
1152Q&A for the above speakers
1215Lunch - sponsored by
1325One Network framework service outcomes and performance. Informing decision making. Adele Jones, WSP
1340Getting it Right - continually improving the sectors data quality. Tony Lange, Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency
1355The use of genetic algorithms in Road Maintenance Optimisation. Fritz Jooste, Lonrix
1415How do I measure up? Grant Holland, Waugh Infrastructure Management Limited
1430Q&A for above speakers
1445Afternoon tea
1515Awards / Exhibitor draw
1525Deb's Diversity Download. Dr Deborah Lind, Harrison Grierson