This webinar was presented by Takeshi Nakamura on 23 May 2023.
2023 April Webinar: iRAP Practical investments saving lives
This webinar was held on 19 April 2023 and showcased the innovative and practical use of iRAP Star Ratings.
Guest speakers were:
Rob McInerney – CEO, iRAP
Fritha Argus – Research & Data Coordinator, Main Roads Western Australia
Matt Allan – Senior Network Safety Planning Officer, Department of Transport Planning, Victoria
2023 Annual Breakfast Meeting
This annual event was held on 22 March 2023 at Zinc at Fed Square.
Our special guest speaker was Marion Terrill – Transport & Cities Program Director, Grattan Institute. Marion is a leading transport and cities expert with a long history in public policy. She presented three well-developed proposals to improve transport in an environment of significant capacity constraints and budget pressures.
2023 March Webinar: Exciting Collaboration Efforts through ITE Councils
This webinar was held on 21 March 2023 with special guest speaker: Eric Rensel – Chair, ITE Council Leadership Team
2023 March Webinar: Transport Projects in Fragile and Conflict-Affected States
This webinar was presented by Afiq Salehudin from UNOPS on 16 March 2023
2023 March Webinar: International Women’s Day
This webinar was held on Thursday 9 March 2023.
A recording of the webinar can be viewed HERE.
2023 February Seminar: Suburban Rail Loop
This seminar was held at RMIT on 8 February 2023, with three eminent speakers:
- Prof Graham Currie
- Prof John Stanley
- Emeritus Prof Michael Buxton
The entertaining speakers talked about the proposed Melbourne Suburban Rail Loop. There were criticisms of the project and the lack of planning process. The question and answer session raised some key issues.
The event was kindly hosted by RMIT University.
The recording can be viewed on YouTube: YouTube Link
2022 President’s Dinner
The traditional ITE-ANZ President’s Dinner was held at the beautiful Kew Golf Club on 22 November.
This year was different to last year as the President, Sarah Zhang, was able to fly down from Sydney to attend in person.
The special guest speaker was Jonathan Spear – CEO of Infrastructure Victoria – who gave a good summary of IV’s 30 year plan for transport infrastructure.
The event was kindly sponsored by SIDRA SOLUTIONS.
2022 November Webinar: Opportunities for Young ITE Members
Madi Salter and Matt Bennett reported on their trip to the ITE Annual Meeting and Exhibition in New Orleans. Their trips were subsidised by grants from the Austraffic Worldwide Learning Opportunities fund.
View the recording here
2022 October Webinar: Sustainable Road Pavements
This webinar was held on 26 October 2022. Speakers were:
Associate Professor Chaminda Gallage from Queensland University of Technology
Experimental approach to estimate improved Modulus/CBR of Geogrid/Geocomposite reinforced weak subgrades
Associate Professor Filippo Giustozzi from RMIT
Waste tyres and how we used them in roads against UV damage
Dr Marie Enfrin Post-Doc Researcher from RMIT
Road-grade plastics for sustainable asphalt roads
Here is a link to the recording.
2022 October Webinar: Designing for Cyclist Safety
This webinar was held on 6 October 2022.
- Max McCardel from Safe System Solutions, Melbourne
- Nicole Badstuber from Aecom, Sydney
Max presented the case study of the town of Houten in the Netherlands where cycling infrastructure was planned right from the start.
Nicole approached the topic through two lenses: gendered experiences of travel and catering for people with disability.
The recording can be viewed here.
2022 August Webinar: Gender Impact Assessments
This webinar was held on 18 August 2022. The speaker was Bonnie Coogan, Gender Equality Officer at Melton City Council.
Bonnie talked about the Victorian Gender Equality Act which came into force in March 2021. City of Melton has undertaken 25 Gender Impact Assessments, one of which related to the walking and cycling plan. Security and lighting were two of the common themes.
2022 June Webinar: Pedestrian Modelling
This webinar was held on 29 June 2022 with three expert speakers to present on this topic:
- Dr Nirajan Shiwakoti – Associate Professor, RMIT University
- Carrie Fu – Senior Engineer, Aurecon
- Manuel Lawrence – Arup
2022 International Women in Engineering Day
ITE-ANZ and Transportation Group New Zealand celebrated International Women in Engineering Day on 23 June 2022 by showcasing four incredible women in the Transport Engineering sector.
2022 May Webinar: Integration of Urban Design, Transport Planning and Engineering
This webinar was held on 26 May 2022.
- Bernard Chan, Senior Associate at Trafficworks
- Gerhana Waty, Director at Hansen Partnership
- Hoa Yang, Senior Design Consultant at Arup
Here is a link to the Youtube recording.
2022 Breakfast Meeting
The Annual Breakfast Meeting was held on 7 April 2022 at the RACV Club. The event was kindly sponsored by RACV.
The special guest speaker was the Hon Jacinta Allan, Victorian Minister for Transport Infrastructure.
2021 President’s Dinner
Another wonderful dinner event was held on 16 November 2021 at the lovely Kew Golf Club.
The special guest speaker was Mr Peter Wilkinson, Chief Operating Officer at Rail Projects Victoria, who gave an interesting overview of the Melbourne Metro Tunnel project.
The event was kindly sponsored by SIDRA SOLUTIONS.
2021 November Webinar: Road Safety Star Ratings
This webinar was held on 25 November 2021.
- Gabby O’Neill, Assistant Secretary, Head of Federal Office of Road Safety
- Mark Ellis, Director, Road Safety Strategy Implementation & Programs, Federal Office of Road Safety
- Joseph Le, Senior Manager Safer Roads, Transport for NSW
- Kenn Beer, Principal Engineer, Safe System Solutions Pty Ltd
Here is a link to the YouTube recording
2021 October Webinar: Demand Responsive Transport
This webinar was held on 26 October 2021. Speakers were:
- Juan Carbonell, Head of Solutions, APAC Moovit
- Yale Wong, Principal, Dr Transportation
- Peter Parker, Melbourne on Transit
Here is a link to the YouTube recording.
2021 August Webinar: Accessibility-Oriented Planning
This webinar was held on 17 August 2021. View the recording.
Presenters: David Levinson and Laura Aston