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Plenary Presentations

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Rob Kerr & Don Miskell Presentation
Rose McArthur Presentation
Hamish Mackie Presentation  
Mike O’Halloran Presentation*
Paul Durdin Presentation
Sandra Hei Hei Presentation
Wayne King Presentation
Craig Burrell  & Craig McWilliams Presentation
Andrew Jackson Presentation


Listed below are all the presenters in alphabetical order, with their presentation titles.  If you click on the word ‘abstract’, ‘paper’, 'presentation' or 'poster' to view these documents.

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Bai, Ming Abstract Paper Poster*
Work Unit City A Study of the Transport Design for Chinese Small City Urban Form
Baker, Louise Abstract Paper Presentation
Accelerating Smarter Transport in New Zealand #ProjectNZ #theBIGshift
Bezuidenhout, Urie Abstract Paper Presentation
Urban VMS Conspicuity and Message Comprehension  
Butterworth, Vicki Abstract Paper Presentation
Cycle Skills Training - improving safety of cycle journeys  
Campbell, Duncan Abstract Paper Roundtable*
Practical Compact Roundabout's for Urban Areas  
Chang, Jo Abstract Paper Presentation*
World Class Over-height Vehicle Detection Systems - Why do drivers still crash A Human Factors Perspective
Cheesebrough, Tim Abstract Paper Presentation
Delivering An Accessible City  
Cook, Eddie Abstract Paper Presentation*
The innovative empowerment of Invercargill’s slower walking pedestrian demographic
Corbett, Sam & Chenery, Carl Abstract Paper Presentation
One Size Doesn't Fit All - Reconciling Overlapping Transport Networks in a Constrained Urban Environment
Denney, John Abstract Paper Presentation
Avon River Precinct Shared Zones for Christchurch  
Donovan, Stuart Abstract Paper Presentation
Do our aspirations match our abilities Systematic challenges facing the traffic and transport profession
Dunne, Aimee Abstract Paper Presentation
Greater Christchurch Metro Bus Network Review  
Flatters, Mike Abstract Paper Roundtable*
Unlocking Data to Achieve Smarter Outcomes  
Frith, Bill Abstract Paper Poster*
The benefits and costs associated with road lighting in New Zealand
Gordon, Mark Abstract Paper Presentation
Transport and Resilient Cities - A Review of Current Developments
Greenough, Caron Abstract Paper Presentation
Connecting Wellington and the Wairarapa - a future vision  
Groundwater, Courtney Abstract Paper Poster
Demonstrating the Value of School Travel Plans  
Harris, Dale Abstract Paper Presentation
Developing a Risk Prediction Model for a Safe System Signature Project
Hughes, James Abstract Paper Roundtable*
Creating a Safe System compliant Highway Network  
King, Wayne Abstract Paper Roundtable*
Incorrect Street Light Switch On Times  
King, Wayne Abstract Paper Presentation
PUFFIN Traffic Signal Benefits  
Koorey, Glen Abstract Paper Poster
Effect of on-street parking on traffic speeds  
Koorey, Glen Abstract Paper Presentation
Feasibility Of Implementing International Pedestrian Crosswalk Laws In New Zealand
Lightowler, Andy Abstract Paper Presentation
Delivering Auckland City Centre's First On Road Segregated Cycleway
Lightowler, Andy Abstract Paper Poster
Making Rotorua's Bus Network More Efficient  
Lion-Cachet, Shaun Abstract Paper Presentation*
Hamilton Southern Links  
Maire, Nicola Abstract Paper Poster*
Personalised Journey Planning in Auckland  
Mitchell, Pippa Abstract Paper Presentation
Speed limit setting A safe systems approach  
Morahan, Chris Abstract Paper Poster*
Congestion What are Christchurch's Worst Offending Roads  
Muhammad, Imran Abstract Paper Presentation*
Asian communities experiences of public transport  
Newcombe, Daniel Abstract Paper Presentation
Is a 'Framework' a smarter way  
Norman, Graham Abstract Paper Roundtable*
Using smartphones for cycle planning  
Nunns, Peter Abstract Paper Poster
Better bus fleets for New Zealand Evaluating costs and trade-offs
Page, Shannon Abstract Paper Presentation
Assessment of personal transport adaptive capacity using a participatory survey approach
Page, Shannon Abstract Paper Poster*
Partridge, Rob Abstract Paper Presentation
No room for a median treatment - Think again  
Pidwerbesky, Bryan Abstract Paper Presentation
Best Practice in Pavement Design What is it  
Povall, Jamie Abstract Paper Presentation
Reducing Highway Operating Speeds Through Layout Treatments
Prasad, Sunil Abstract Paper Presentation
Evaluation of shared-use markings for cyclists in Auckland  
Rendall, Stacy Abstract Paper Presentation
A smarter tool for selecting safe and effective pedestrian crossings
Rendall, Stacy Abstract Paper Poster
Smarter Ways of Prioritising Communities for Safety Improvements
Rupp, Kerstin Abstract Paper Presentation
Keeping Christchurch Moving  
Stevens, Andrew Abstract Paper Presentation*
Combating Wrong Way Drivers on Divided Carriageways  
Ward, Jeanette Abstract Paper Presentation
Rebuilding Kaiapoi – The next instalment  
Worthington, Fraser Abstract Paper Poster
Gilsonite Emulsion - Sunscreen for our Pavements  
Yushenko, Kirill Abstract Paper Roundtable*
Think ITS early - the risks if you don't  
Zia, Haris Abstract Paper Presentation
Enhanced Identification of High Risk Intersections  

Keynote Presenters

Rose McArthur, Mott MacDonald (UK)

As part of her professional roles over the past 15 years, Rose has developed the business case internationally for Travel Demand  Management (TDM) as an economically, socially and logistically sound solution to managing transport network disruption, supporting major events being staged in cities, maintaining vibrant urban economies, improving public health, alleviating overcrowded transport networks, and supporting low carbon growth.

Rose is a Technical Director at Mott MacDonald, leading on the development of this work area globally. She is a guest lecturer on the subject across Europe and works globally projects, applying all the lessons learned that each campaign brings. She is currently advising The City of Gold Coast on how to keep themselves moving during the forthcoming 2018 Commonwealth Games.

Craig Burrell, AECOM

Craig and Craig's presentation is 'Bringing Smarter, Safer Transport to NZ'

Craig is the Operations Director for AECOM in NZ and responsible for driving a culture of excellence in project delivery across the NZ business. Trained as a Civil & Structural Engineer, Craig was originally involved in the assessment and strengthening of major bridge projects, before taking on broader leadership roles. Prior to Craig’s current role he was Program Director for the Transport Network Reconstruction Program following the devastating 2011 floods in Queensland, Area Director for a 250 strong multidisciplinary design centre in the Philippines, and has been involved in many prestigious and award winning multidisciplinary projects across the globe. His international and broad industry experience enables him to bring a significant contribution to delivering Client solutions.

Craig McWilliams, IBM

Craig McWilliams is responsible for Smarter Transportation Solutions in IBM for Australia and New Zealand. As a manager and a sales specialist in Intelligent Solutions he has experience in helping cities, regions, governments and the private sector to manage all transportation modes safely and efficiently on the ground, on water and in the air. This is achieved by implementing intelligent command centres for asset management, multi-modal transport and road or congestion charging.

Rob Kerr, Development Director - Anchor Projects, CERA

Rob and Don's presentation is 'Implementation of an Accessible City'

Rob’s responsibility as one of four Development Directors within the Christchurch Central Development Unit (CCDU) includes the delivery of the anchor projects that are de-fined under the Christchurch Central Recovery Plan: the plan that sets out the strategy for the rebuild of central Christchurch after the damage of the 2010 and 2011 earth-quake sequence.

Rob’s portfolio includes Te Papa Otakaro/Avon River Precinct, East Frame, North Frame, Earthquake Memorial and delivery of An Accessible City Transport projects. These anchor projects are being delivered as catalysts to regenerate the central city.

Don Miskell, General Manager - Design and Planning, CERA

After completing post graduate studies at Lincoln College in 1977, Don joined Boffa Jackman which became Boffa Miskell. He spent the next 36 years of his career focusing on growing the business and serving clients in the property development, education and infrastructure sectors in New Zealand and parts of Asia and the Pacific.

Don’s speciality is working in multidisciplinary teams on complex environmental planning assessments and large scale master planning projects. Through Boffa Miskell he led the multidisciplinary consortium of consultancies which prepared the Blueprint, the high level spatial planning framework which forms a key part of the Christchurch Central City Recovery Plan.

In 2014, he was made an officer of the New Zealand Order of Merit in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List.  Don is currently working with Crown colleagues, partners and stakeholders to help shape, refine and bring to life the vision for the Central City.

Conference MC

Greg Ellis

Greg graduated from Victoria University in 1992 with a BA in Theatre and Film. During 1993 Greg trained as a Primary School Teacher and in 1994 graduated with a  Diploma in Secondary teaching from Christchurch College of Education. Greg has taught in secondary schools in New Zealand and England. He has taught comedy and improvisation throughout the country for 17 years at secondary and tertiary levels. He has held the Secondary Schools, University, National and Commonwealth Theatresports titles. He has represented New Zealand at Theatresports twice - firstly as part of a Commonwealth competition in 1992 and then at the World Championships in 2006.

Greg has appeared in movies, television and radio drama and comedy. His years of experience and understanding interaction with an audience makes him ideally suited for his continuing work on numerous television studio shows.

Greg looks forward to MC'ing the conference for the fifth year.