8th Annual
Enhancing the management of road networks to reduce ongoing asset costs


Sustaining Australia’s road network effectively, economically & efficiently
Roads are arguably Australia’s most crucial infrastructure network, and require ongoing costly and resource heavy maintenance. The responsibilities of both state and local governments to maintain these assets require innovation in contracting, engineering techniques and technology.

The 8th Annual Road Engineering & Maintenance conference that took place on 14th & 15th May 2019 in Sydney provided practical strategies and ideas for delivering efficient road maintenance and managing the asset effectively and affordably. Hear about innovative, award-winning practices and contemporary solutions for reducing costs and improving the life cycle of roads.

Attendees will gain invaluable insights on:
  • Preparing for future changes & challenges in road maintenance
  • Collaborating & building relationships with other stakeholders
  • New technologies to revolutionise your asset management & data collection
  • Improving pavements to increase the asset life cycle
  • Creating an achievable & cost effective asset management plan for the road network
Who will attend?
Senior leaders, directors & managers from state & local government & industry associations responsible for:
  • Road maintenance & engineering
  • Strategic & network planning
  • Infrastructure development & management
  • Highway & road network management
  • Asset management & maintenance
  • Contract development & management

Attend to learn:

  • Innovate road maintenance to increase the asset life cycle
  • Collaborate for performance & get the best value from contracts
  • Implement technology & modern engineering techniques
  • Maximise road safety through evaluation & remediation
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Key Speakers

Steve Berry
Head, Highways Maintenance, Innovation, Resilience, Light Rail & Cableways Branch
Department for Transport UK
Mike Holeszko
Principal Engineer
Southern Downs Regional Council
Dawn Inglis
Waikato Road Asset Technical Accord
Misbah Khan
Senior Asset Engineer
City of Liverpool


What People Are Saying

  • “Criterion consistently delivers some of the industry’s best asset management and road maintenance focused conferences. They attract high-quality presenters and put together a program covering a broad range of topics from local government and private industry. The networking opportunities are fantastic. I will definitely consider attending the next Criterion Conference.”

    Jay Spare
    Central Coast Council & Road Engineering & Maintenance attendee, 2018


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