Queensland Transport Infrastructure Conference 2019

18-19 June 2019
Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre
Brisbane, QLD

Speakers

Matthew Longland |
Matthew Longland

Deputy Director General Department of Transport and Main Roads

Councillor Adrian Schrinner
Councillor Adrian Schrinner

Deputy Mayor, Chairman – Public and Active Transport Committee Brisbane City Council

Graeme Newton |
Graeme Newton

Chief Executive Officer Cross River Rail Delivery Authority

Damian Gould |
Damian Gould

Chief Executive Officer Building Queensland

Miranda Blogg |
Miranda Blogg

Director – Cooperative and Automated Vehicles Department of Transport and Main Roads

Dr. David Harris |
Dr. David Harris

Research Director – Low Emissions Technologies CSIRO Energy

Will MacDonald |
Will MacDonald

Regional Manager – Northern Seymour Whyte Group

Ross Ullman |
Ross Ullman

Project Director - Sunshine Coast Airport Expansion Sunshine Coast Council Built Infrastructure Group

Andry Rakotonirainy
Andry Rakotonirainy

Deputy Director Centre for Accident Research & Road Safety – Queensland University of Technology

Rachel Smith |
Rachel Smith

Author of Decongestion Transport Planner

Ken Deutscher |
Ken Deutscher

Project Manager - Light Rail Sunshine Coast Regional Council

Richard Wankmuller * |
Richard Wankmuller

Chief Executive Officer – Inland Rail ARTC

Ishra Baksh
Ishra Baksh

Executive Director - Mobility as a Service Program Management Office Department of Transport and Main Roads

Craig Walker *
Craig Walker

General Manager – Port Strategy and Development Gladstone Ports Corporation

Dr. Tracy Washington *
Dr. Tracy Washington

Lecturer (Transport Planning and Active Transport) QUT Transport Research Group

Ross Hodgman *
Ross Hodgman

District Director – Far North Department of Transport and Main Roads

Speaker name to be confirmed
Speaker name to be confirmed

Project Manager Port of Brisbane

Matthew Longland

Matthew Longland

Deputy Director General, Department of Transport and Main Roads

Matthew is the Deputy Director-General of the Queensland Department of Transport and Main Roads and the head of TransLink.

TransLink is responsible for delivering Queensland’s integrated passenger transport system, including bus, train, ferry, trams, personalised transport, long distance coaches, school bus services and subsidised air services.

In his role Matthew is accountable for an annual operating budget of $2.6 billion and works closely with more than 500 delivery partners across Queensland to provide reliable, efficient and customer focussed services across the state.

Councillor Adrian Schrinner

Councillor Adrian Schrinner

Deputy Mayor, Chairman – Public and Active Transport Committee, Brisbane City Council

Adrian Schrinner is the Deputy Mayor of Brisbane and the Chairman of the City’s Public and Active Transport Committee with special responsibility for Brisbane Metro. He has served as the local Councillor for the Ward of Chandler in Brisbane’s south eastern suburbs since 2005.  Prior to the Election Cr Schrinner served as the Chairman of the Infrastructure Committee, Adrian was responsible for overseeing the management of more than $9 billion in city assets, including 5,700km of roads, 900 sets of traffic signals, more than 500 bridges and 2,000 culverts. He has also overseen many major projects, such as the successful completion of the $1.5 billion Legacy Way Tunnel.  He lives in the suburb of Carindale with his wife Nina and their three young children, Octavia, Wolfgang and Monash.

Graeme Newton

Graeme Newton

Chief Executive Officer, Cross River Rail Delivery Authority

Mr Graeme Newton has more than 25 years’ experience in the infrastructure sector. In the past 15 years he has led large-scale, high profile and complex infrastructure projects within the private and public sector, with a strategic and delivery-oriented approach as a senior executive leading billions of dollars’ worth of projects.

His vast experience and expertise in the industry has seen him awarded with the National Award for Excellence and the QUT Outstanding Alumni Award. Graeme was appointed by the Premier of Queensland in 2011 as the first CEO of the Queensland Reconstruction Authority. 

Over the years Graeme has worked in a range of different infrastructure leadership roles including the role of Director-General for the Department of Infrastructure and Planning where he was a key decision maker for Queensland, leading major infrastructure, investments, planning and project delivery. He was also appointed as Coordinator-General under the State Development and Public Works Organisation Act 1971 (Qld) and has most recently worked for Deloitte Australia as Lead Partner for the Queensland Government with a national focus on the delivery of large, complex and high-profile infrastructure and major capital projects.

In his current role as CEO of the Cross River Rail Delivery Authority, Graeme is leading the delivery of the $5.4 billion Cross River Rail project, which will transform SEQ's public transport network once complete. This role involves extensive engagement and strategic policy advise for a range of interstate, Queensland and local government departments. Shortlisted contractors for the two major work packages (Tunnel, Stations and Development, and Rail, Integration and Systems) have recently been announced and the project has moved into the procurement phase. Graeme’s key strengths are in strategy, transformation and building high performing teams.

Damian Gould

Damian Gould

Chief Executive Officer, Building Queensland

Miranda Blogg

Miranda Blogg

Director – Cooperative and Automated Vehicles, Department of Transport and Main Roads

Dr Miranda Blogg is the Director of the Cooperative and Automated Vehicle Initiative at the Queensland Department of Transport and Main Roads.  Miranda has worked for the department for the last 4 years, and prior to was a consultant working both in Australia and the United States.  Miranda is a registered civil engineer with a PhD in traffic engineering, and has specialised in traffic engineering, transport planning and research for over 20 years.

Dr. David Harris

Dr. David Harris

Research Director – Low Emissions Technologies, CSIRO Energy

David leads CSIRO's Low Emissions Technologies Program which is focussed on providing technology pathways for low emissions renewable and coal based technologies to increase efficiencies and reduce costs of greenhouse gas reduction options while ensuring secure and sustainable energy supply. The LET program comprises approximately 100 staff working across the major energy technology sectors including Solar Thermal and PV technologies; advanced fossil fuel, thermal and electrochemical energy processes; hydrogen energy systems; and emissions monitoring, modelling and management.

David has over 30 years research experience in fundamental and applied aspects of combustion, gasification and energy systems. David has published on a wide range of advanced coal and energy technologies with particular emphasis on coal and coke reactivity, high temperature & high-pressure reactions, coal combustion and gasification and their applications in metallurgical and low emissions power generation technologies. David established CSIRO’s high-pressure gasification research facilities at the Queensland Centre for Advanced Technologies which provides unique capabilities for advanced gasification, syngas processing, gas separation and hydrogen energy systems research and development.

David’s team has well-established collaborative links with the major energy research and technology institutions within Australia and extensive research links with international research organisations and technology development companies in Japan, China, Korea, Europe, USA, India and South Africa.

Will MacDonald

Will MacDonald

Regional Manager – Northern, Seymour Whyte Group

Ross Ullman

Ross Ullman

Project Director - Sunshine Coast Airport Expansion, Sunshine Coast Council Built Infrastructure Group

An experienced and qualified Senior Project Management Specialist involved in delivering numerous infrastructure
projects across Queensland.

  • Built on 40 years of hands-on experience in the engineering and construction industry, predominantly in major
    infrastructure development involving road and bridge construction. Has been involved at some stage, in every
    major road development project for the local TMR Regional Office over the last 20 years.
  • Held senior management roles within Transport and Main Roads before establishing his own civil engineering consultancy practice based here on the Sunshine Coast.
  • Experience in client side Contract Administration of major civil infrastructure contracts throughout Queensland with over 30 years in various roles including Superintendent, Superintendent’s Representative and Principal’s Representative.
  • Also worked on the contractor side providing Project Management and Contractual advice and services to a contractor involved in a Performance Incentivised Cost Reimbursable contract for restoration of flood damage in the Mackay area.
  • A recent highlight was the role of Contract Superintendent for all upgrade works on the DTMR Peak Downs Highway infrastructure associated with the $6.5 Billion BMA Caval Ridge Mine development. This work consisted of 7 separate contracts with three different contractingn organisations.
  • Appointed to the role of Project Director Sunshine Coast Airport Expansion Project on 1 August 2016 after having provided consultancy advice during the earlier part of year.

Andry Rakotonirainy

Andry Rakotonirainy

Deputy Director, Centre for Accident Research & Road Safety – Queensland University of Technology

Rachel Smith

Rachel Smith

Author of Decongestion, Transport Planner

Ken Deutscher

Ken Deutscher

Project Manager - Light Rail, Sunshine Coast Regional Council

Richard Wankmuller

Richard Wankmuller *

Chief Executive Officer – Inland Rail, ARTC

Ishra Baksh

Ishra Baksh

Executive Director - Mobility as a Service Program Management Office, Department of Transport and Main Roads

Craig Walker

Craig Walker *

General Manager – Port Strategy and Development, Gladstone Ports Corporation

Dr. Tracy Washington

Dr. Tracy Washington *

Lecturer (Transport Planning and Active Transport), QUT Transport Research Group

Ross Hodgman

Ross Hodgman *

District Director – Far North, Department of Transport and Main Roads

Speaker name to be confirmed

Speaker name to be confirmed

Project Manager, Port of Brisbane

 

*Speakers to be confirmed

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