Paving the way forward through innovation & efficiency
Conference Date
28th & 29th April 2020
Dockside Sydney
Early Bird - Save $700
Book by 07/02/20


How will you extend the life cycle of your assets?
In light of the changing nature of our urban and regional centres, it is more timely than ever to conduct a thorough assessment of your asset maintenance processes and devise strategies for future-proofing your roads. Against the backdrop of limited budgets, it is important for local government and state road authorities to determine how they will leverage available resources in order to extend the life cycles of their road assets.

At the 9th Annual Road Engineering & Maintenance conference, you’ll be able to benchmark your asset management processes against real- life case studies, and hear from subject matter experts on cutting-edge innovations in road engineering & maintenance technologies and how they can be implemented to extend the longevity of your assets. This opportunity to learn from, and network with peers and industry leaders should not be missed.

Why attend?
  • Develop a vision to take your asset management strategy to the next level
  • Benchmark your experience against real-life case studies
  • Take away fresh ideas for the innovative collection & analysis of road data
  • Explore boundary-pushing developments in road engineering & maintenance technologies
  • Familiarise yourself with the latest products & offerings from key industry players
  • Engage with like-minded peers & leaders passionate about sustaining Australia’s road networks
Who will attend?
Senior Leaders, Directors and Managers from State & Local Government & Industry Associations with responsibility for:
  • Asset Management & Maintenance
  • Road Maintenance & Engineering
  • Operations & Maintenance
  • Contract Development & Management
  • Highway & Network Management

Attend to learn:

  • Drive efficiencies in maintenance processes to extend the asset life cycle
  • Leverage available resources through data-driven decision making
  • Explore innovations in road engineering & maintenance technologies
  • Assess risk & opportunity in the future-proofing of roads

Key Speakers

Ben Clark
Lead - Strategic Asset Management
City of Adelaide
Malin Toft
Transport Engineer
Port Macquarie-Hastings Council
Zahid Hoque
Manager Pavement Performance
Transport for NSW
Mardi Cuthbert
Coordinator - Traffic & Transport
Yarra Ranges Shire Council

What People Are Saying

  • A well-organised event with fantastic content relevant to Local Government situations. A great way to network with leaders in the field and other councils.

    Andrew Cartwright
    Business Manager Works, Goulburn Mulwaree Council
  • The conference was two days well spent – I made good contacts with my peers, and was able to learn new ways of doing things that I can take back to my organisation.

    Michael Jacobson
    Asset Engineer - Roading, Christchurch City Council
  • Fantastic range of topics with open and frank discussions on what has been working and what hasn’t from practitioners representing industry, local, state and international governments.

    Rachel Sutcliffe
    Asset Engineer, Blue Mountains City Council
  • 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
    Unit Manager of Road Assets, Planning and Design, Central Coast Council


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