CSIR International Convention Centre Pretoria, South Africa
PATRON: Minister of Transport, South Africa
Co-supporter: Transportation Research Board of the USA
Everyone in any way connected with transport is invited. This conference will be of particular interest to funding agencies, municipal, provincial and national government authorities, parastatals, policy- and decision-makers, academics, researchers, students and professionals active in the planning, construction, manufacturing, logistics, operation and safety of passenger and freight transport, road traffic, rail, maritime and aviation. End-users will also find the conference of interest. A special session will be arranged to discuss and debate critical policy issues related to the theme of the conference.
The conference theme “Getting Southern Africa to Work” reflects the importance of transport in fostering employment and economic growth. The conference will focus on how to optimally engage all stakeholders involved in the transport sector to provide effective and efficient transportation solutions and to improve service delivery in order to better respond as a sector to the needs of all users of our transport systems.
Detailed information about the technical programme, social events, accommodation, transport, fees, etc are included in the final announcement.
Registration is per day. This four-day conference consists of an opening session, plenary and parallel sessions, including BRT workshops.
For the past 30 years more than 700 leading transport experts and professionals have gathered
South Africa`s Comprehensive Rural Development Programme is Strategic Priority Number 3 within the government`s current Medium Term Strategic Framework.
Monday 8 July 2013
|PLENARY: Brian Molefe|
|1A – Urban Transport Policy and Planning|
|1B – Infrastructure|
|1C – Rural Transport/ Capacity Building|
|SOCIALS: Cocktail Party|
Tuesday 9 July 2013
|PLENARY: Jeff Gagnon|
|2A – Public Transport Planning and Regulation|
|2B – Infrastructure|
|2C – Traffic Management|
Wednesday 10 July 2013
|PLENARY: Yoga Adiwinarto|
|3A – Freight and Logistics|
|3B – Traffic Engineering|
|3C – Transport Systems and Operations|
Thursday 11 July 2013
4A – BRT Workshop
Airport Pavement R&D Section Manager
Jeffrey Gagnon is the Airport Pavement R&D Section Manager at the William J Hughes Technical Center in Atlantic City, NJ. He is a civil engineer with over 20 years of experience in the aviation industry.
Yoga Adwinarto is a transportation specialist at the Institute for Transportation and Development Policy (ITDP), a social profit organization that promotes sustainable transportation worldwide
Group Chief Executive Officer of Transnet SOC Limited
Mr. Brian Molefe has been Group Chief Executive Officer of Transnet SOC Limited since February 2011. Mr. Molefe served as the Chief Executive Officer and Chief Information Officer of Public Investment Corporation (PIC). Before joining the PIC, he served as Deputy Director General at the National Treasury until June 2003, where he was responsible for asset and liability management.