Transportation Group's annual conference is New Zealand's premier
forum for the traffic engineering, road safety and transportation
planning community. The conference is intended to stimulate
debate and problem-solving amongst peers within the transportation
sector. Over the last few years well over 200 professionals
attend this annual event. The conference has has been running
for more than 40 years with different regions in New Zealand taking
turns of hosting it.
The 2017 IPENZ Transportation Group conference is back in
Hamilton, the heart of the Waikato, after over a decade. 2017
brings you a diverse range of presenters including industrial,
political and technological leaders; we aim to put delegates in
touch with real issues and real world solutions as well as
examining how we need to react to an ever changing transport
Safe Sustainable Future
The topic for this year's conference is "Safe Sustainable
Future" which will encourage debate and papers in this area.
Safety is at the forefront of our industry and political agenda,
so how are we doing? There are a number of challenges in the future
that will require different and innovative approaches to maintain a
downward trend in casualties and reduce risks to road users.
How will we manage the risks associated with emerging technologies
and what do we need to be doing now to plan for that
In relation to sustainable
future the there is an endless possibility of interesting topics
and questions that can be discussed. For example:
- New Zealand is a nation constantly on the move and our
continued hunger for transport mobility appears insatiable, but,
how long can we keep doing this?
- What happens when traditional fuels are exhausted or become
- We are seeing new technologies creeping into our transport
system but when will they become mainstream and will we be
The 2017 Conference will examine these issues and look at ways
we can respond through a programme filled with original
presentation and lively debate.
Location: Distinction Hotel, Hamilton
Dates: 29-31 March 2017
More information can be found here.