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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 d.dionissiou@hgluk.com.

Wednesday 2nd November: Managing Extreme Weather

11:00
11:40 

 

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

11:40
12:10 

 

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

12:10
13:15 

 

Lunch and Exhibition viewing

13:15
13:45 

 

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

13:45
14:10 

 

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

14:10 

 

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

10:30
11:00 

 

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

11:00
11:45 

 

The big conversation: Mobility as a service

Hosted by Dynniq

11:45
12:10 

 

Predictive Dynamic Distributed Network Management

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