This year’s theme: Towards Tomorrow
Develop key leadership skills, strengthen your network & propel your career
Conference Date
19th - 22nd August 2019
Location
Rydges on Swanston Melbourne
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Overview

Empowering women to advance their career in transport & infrastructure

In this competitive environment, it is important to advance your skills and position yourself as a strong female leader. The inaugural Women in Transport & Infrastructure Leadership Summit will explore the skills and strategies to overcome obstacles and seize opportunities for career progression.

Network with some of Australia’s foremost industry leaders and learn to future-proof your career through anecdotal presentations, interactive sessions and engaging panel discussions. Join the movement to support women’s leadership and gain key tips and tools to propel your career in transport & infrastructure.

Learn practical strategies to
  • Overcome obstacles to career progression
  • Transition from a technical specialist to a leader
  • Juggle personal & professional responsibilities
  • Seize the right opportunities for you
  • Build better relationships to underpin your career
  • Lead with influence & impact

  • Who will attend?
    • Current, future and aspiring women leaders from all roles across transport, infrastructure, rail & road
    • HR, Diversity, Learning & Development, Inclusion and Cultural Change professionals
    • Male Champions of Change and those looking to better understand the challenges women face
     

    Attend to learn:

    • Elevate your leadership skills to make an impact
    • Excel in a male-dominated environment
    • Transition from technical specialist to leader
    • Develop a better work/life balance
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    Key Speakers

    Rachel Johnson
    Chief Executive Officer
    Victorian Ports Corporation
    Alexia Gontier
    Chief Financial Officer
    Transdev Australia
    Leilani Frew
    Chief Executive Officer
    Infrastructure & Project Financing Agency
    Fiona Adamson
    Executive Director, Transport Operations
    Department of Transport Victoria

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    Blog

    • Date: 24 Jun 2019  By: Criterion Content Team

      Transport is one of Australia’s largest and fastest growing sectors for employment, yet it retains one of the lowest figures for female involvement. Although transport and logistics have expanded by 28 percent over the past decade, only 20 percent of the total workforce are women, according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics. This imbalance has …

    • Date: 10 Apr 2019  By: Ash Natesh

      The National Road Safety Action Plan 2018 – 2020 is in conjunction with the Black Spot Program. The Australian Governments’ Black Spot Program targets locations on roads where the most number of crashes occur by providing funding for more traffic signals and roundabouts at the said locations to reduce the risk of crashing. The Black …

    • Date: 15 Mar 2019  By: Ash Natesh

      A report that was released from an independent investigation of the opal towers has confirmed that issues with construction and structural design of the building was non compliant with national codes and standards. Which in turn led to the damage that was observed in the building. The report was released by the NSW government and …

    • Date: 28 Nov 2018  By: Ash Natesh

      David Barron, Operations Manager, Waterview Tunnel Joint Operation presented his Case study at the Tunnel Operations and Maintenance Conference 2018. The Waterview Tunnel is a key piece of the Western Ring Route, a 48 km motorway route through the west of Auckland, connecting Manukau, the city, West Auckland and the North Shore. The 2.4km Waterview …

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