2021 Conference Programme

The Traffex conference programme was live in 2021 from 15-17 June.

Select the individual sessions below to see further detail about them.

Tuesday, June 15
09:45
10:00
10:30

10:30 Regeneration
Simon Wilson

Future services delivery models for the highways sector. With 24 LHAs coming to the market in the next 4½ years – how will the scale of change disrupt the sector and potentially change the sector dynamics?

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Tuesday , June 15, 10:30 - 11:00
11:00

11:00 Smart Places - LIVE LABS
Giles Perkins

A review of how local areas are a perfect testbed for new ideas: showcasing three of ADEPT’s Live Labs.

Speakers

Tuesday , June 15, 11:00 - 11:30
11:30

11:30 Project Speed
David Haimes

Overview of Highways England Project speed initiative.

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Tuesday , June 15, 11:30 - 12:00
13:00
14:00

14:00 Mental health in highways
Rebecca Eaton Runa Uddin

Discussing the issue of mental health in infrastructure sector with charity Mind UK.

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Tuesday , June 15, 14:00 - 14:30
14:30

14:30 Worker health & safety
Mark Byard

Detailing improvements in worker safety and how they came about.

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Tuesday , June 15, 14:30 - 15:00
15:00

15:00 A new approach to work safety
Andrew Cox

Detailing a new philosophy to worker safety.

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Tuesday , June 15, 15:00 - 15:30
15:30
Wednesday, June 16
09:30
11:00
12:00

12:00 Gear Change - The cycling revolution
Phil Jones

Discussing the new guidance on cycling infrastructure and active travel strategy.

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Wednesday , June 16, 12:00 - 12:30
12:30

12:30 Manual for Streets review
Andrew Hugill Glenn Higgs

A discussion of this groundbreaking document, its review and updates and how better design can change the way we travel.

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Wednesday , June 16, 12:30 - 13:00
14:00
15:30

15:30 Are we training the right way? A skill plan for the industry
Alasdair Reisner

Construction Leadership Council industry skills plan framework.

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Wednesday , June 16, 15:30 - 16:00
Thursday, June 17
09:30

09:30 The safe systems approach
Bertrand Deiss

A presentation of Scotland's new road safety plan.

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Thursday , June 17, 09:30 - 10:00
10:00

10:00 Road safety software & engineering
Dr Suzy Charman Mike Wilson

To discuss how road safety software and engineering is changing the landscape of keeping road users safe, both reactively and proactively.

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Thursday , June 17, 10:00 - 10:30
10:30
11:00
11:30

11:30 The contractors' view
Marie-Claude Hemming

Overview of new Highways Maintenance Group including a memorandum of understanding with Highways England.

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Thursday , June 17, 11:30 - 12:00
14:00

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