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TRAFFEX SiB conference “taking shape”

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This year’s conference at the major TRAFFEX Seeing is Believing event in Bruntingthorpe, Leicestershire will feature a series of sessions CPD accredited by the Institute of Highway Engineers.

The event, which takes place on 27 and 28 June, features more content than ever before, this year’s programme allows for a greater understanding of the latest strategies and thinking aimed at producing more effective and efficient roads in the UK.

Senior figures from the transport industry will take part in sessions featuring technical presentations, case studies, and information on the products displayed in the exhibition hall and outdoor demonstration areas.  Organisers promise thought-provoking talks and presentations that will examine collaboration, industry best practice and technological change on the road network.

The event, which features a conference, exhibition and series of outdoor demonstrations, is free to attend which organisers say provides the perfect opportunity to gain valuable insight into a wide range of new and emerging products, concepts and services and is “a must for anyone in the highways and transport sector.”

Conference Programme Highlights Include:

Developing technology to change the way we manage our road network featuring Steve Berry OBE, Head, Local Roads, Innovation, Resilience, Light Rail & Cableways, Department for Transport (DfT)

Updates to the Design Manual for Roads and Bridges (DMRB) – Unlocking innovation in road surface maintenance with Howard Robinson, Chief Executive, Road Surface Treatments (RSTA)

Using technology to help support local roads – Neil Gibson, Association of Directors of Environment, Planning & Transport(ADEPT) and Executive Director, Transport, Economy & Environment,Buckinghamshire County Council

Business Information Modelling – A process to reduce whole life costs of infrastructure assets – Will Baron, Association for Road Traffic Safety and Management (ARTSM)

For more details go to the website here.


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