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Free-to-attend Transport Network seminars

Transport Network's brand new seminar stream at Road Expo will be curating up to 8 hours of CPD certified, free-to-attend seminars regarding managing extreme weather and the future of ITS Technologies in Scotland. 

Free to visit as part of your visitor badge, you'll hear a mix of government officials and Scottish road experts deliver thought-provoking seminars examining industry best-practice and new government legislation.

As a brand new feature at Road Expo with seating is allocated on a first come first served basis; so please make sure you arrive well before any session you wish to attend.

To receive details of the programme as soon as it becomes available please email

Wednesday 2nd November: Managing Extreme Weather



Traffic Scotland response to extreme weather

  • The role of Traffic Scotland during extreme weather events
  • Managing data and information
  • MART

Kenny White, Principle Engineering Manager,Amey



Managing Landslides in the North West of Scotland

  • Brief History
  • NW Landslide Management Plan
  • Landslide Patrols
  • Dealing with Landslide events
  • A83 Rest and Be Thankful

Tom Deans, Network Manager,NW Unit BEAR Scotland



Lunch and Exhibition viewing



Implementing Scotland's Flood Risk Management Plans 

  • A guide to the process and principles behind the fact
  • The range of planned actions, structural and non-structural
  • Who takes these actions
  • Funding & programmes
  • Challenges and opportunities

Dave Gowans, Technical Manager, Sweco and former Consultancy Manager, The Moray Council



Building resilience to floods

  • Working together to understand flood risks and impacts
  • Tackling priorities
  • Improving preparedness and response

David Faichney, Flood Act Business Change manager, SEPA



Improving emergency response during extreme weather events 

  • Coordinating a region wide response
  • Managing Risk
  • Managing community response, aid and self help

Jason Headley, Scottish Borders Council

Jim Fraser, Scottish Borders Council


Thursday 3rd November: The future of ITS Technology



Transport Scotland's future ITS Technology


  • Planning and implementing the Future ITS Strategy
  • What it means for the Scottish road network
  • Co-ordination and delivery

Andrew Davidson, National Operations Manager: Systems & Impacts-Network Operations Transport Scotland



The big conversation: Mobility as a service

Hosted by Dynniq



Predictive Dynamic Distributed Network Management

Stuart Scott, ITS Consultancy and Transport Technology Service, Mott Macdonald