26 - 27 June, 2018 | Mercure Sydney Central, Sydney, NSW

Conference Day One: Tuesday, 26th June 2018

9:00 am - 9:20 am CONFERENCE REGISTRATION AND ARRIVAL COFFEE

9:20 am - 9:30 am Opening Remarks by IQPC Australia and the Conference Chair

Jesse Judd - Director ARM Architecture
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Jesse Judd

Director
ARM Architecture

9:30 am - 10:10 am INTERNATIONAL CASE STUDY: Montparnesse Station, Paris, How Developers can Preserve the Heritage of Rail Infrastructure while Increasing Functionality

Boubekeur Merabet - Senior Project Manager SNCF Paris
Montparnesse station is one of the major railway stations serving the city of Paris. It is used by passengers taking the TCV high speed trains to reach major cities such as Bordeaux, Rennes and Nantes.

This session will explore:

  • The challenges of preserving the heritage of this 178 year old station
  • Strategies developers used to integrate the station within its railway facilities (depot, Rollingstock maintenance, Stations services,…)
  • Exploring how new technologies such as predictive modelling software were used to predict and manage challenges of train plat forming
  • How scheduling was used to prevent delays and increase foot traffic by allowing customers to travel on the same path everyday and by separating the arrival flux
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Boubekeur Merabet

Senior Project Manager
SNCF Paris

10:10 am - 10:50 am Case Study: Increasing Urban and Economic Growth Opportunities in Queensland through the Cross River Rail Project

Bryan Jones - General Manager Precincts Cross River Rail
Fully funded and with work already underway, the $5.4bn Cross River Rail project is Queensland’s number one infrastructure priority. By unlocking at bottleneck at the core of South East Queensland’s transport network, Cross River Rail will allow more trains more often, enabling a turn-up-and-go transport system for the entire region. It comprises a new 10.2 kilometre rail line which includes a 5.9 kilometre tunnel under the Brisbane River and CBD. It also includes four new underground stations at Boggo Road, Woolloongabba, Albert Street and Roma Street and upgrades to Dutton Park and Exhibition stations. This session will explore:
  • How these high- capacity stations will generate unique opportunities for urban renewal
  • Strategies to integrate these stations within the network
  • How this project will revitalise inner city precincts
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Bryan Jones

General Manager Precincts
Cross River Rail

10:50 am - 11:20 am SPEED NETWORKING

11:20 am - 11:40 am MORNING TEA & NETWORKING BREAK

11:40 am - 12:20 pm London Bridge Station Upgrade, How Stations can be User Friendly and Intuitive Environments

Julian Maynard - Managing Director Maynard Design
Station Designers are currently tasked with the challenge of creating intuitive designs with a strong focus on way finding and the everyday user experience. This session will include:
.Case study of London Bridge Station wayfinding: The five year redevelopment of London’s fourth busiest rail station will lead to a 60% increase in demand and improved customer experience
.Explore the innovative concept of Connect Me a new train interior concept that allows for a more comfortable journey, paired with an app that allows passengers to choose their journey requirements
.Exploring ways that understanding human psychology led to Gateless Gateways a concept using biometric date that will increase current gate line throughput by 50%

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Julian Maynard

Managing Director
Maynard Design

12:20 pm - 12:50 pm Implementing User Focused Design to Increase Station Productivity

Adrian Webb - Manager New Product Development Transport for Victoria
This session will examine some railway station design problems from around the world and suggest how they could have been avoided by user focused design processes. The presentation will include:
. How to set appropriate requirements for projects to utilise user focused design.
. Thinking beyond consultation and feedback
. Building confidence for undertaking testing and trials
. Understanding how user focused design can reduce risk and improve the customer experience.
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Adrian Webb

Manager New Product Development
Transport for Victoria

12:50 pm - 1:40 pm NETWORKING LUNCH

1:40 pm - 2:20 pm CASE STUDY: How Sydney Metro’s Design Features will revolutionise the way Sydney Travels and Help Create New Communities

Stephen Spacey - Director Design & Technical Services Sydney Metro Delivery Office
Lisa Danker - Assistant Development Director Landcom
Sydney Metro will transform the way Sydney travels. It is Australia’s largest public transport project with a budget of $6.2 billion. Sydney Metro will run a train every two minutes in peak time and work seamlessly with existing public transport systems.

  • Case studies taken from the North West Rail Link to Demonstrate how Sydney Metro will achieve over ground and under ground station integration through precinct and land use planning
  • How Sydney Metro will cope with demand by increasing train capacity by 60% from 120 trains an hour to 200 by 2024
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Stephen Spacey

Director Design & Technical Services
Sydney Metro Delivery Office

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Lisa Danker

Assistant Development Director
Landcom

2:20 pm - 2:50 pm Exploring the Importance of Stakeholder Engagement to Station & Terminal Design & Development

Marie Boukouvalas - Project Director Metro Trains Melbourne
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Marie Boukouvalas

Project Director
Metro Trains Melbourne

2:50 pm - 3:10 pm AFTERNOON TEA AND NETWORKING BREAK

3:10 pm - 3:40 pm Minimising Risk and Improving Safety in Station & Terminal Design & Development

Adnan Pal - Risk Manager Transport for NSW
Australia prides itself on best practises when it comes to rail safety. Risk managers have a duty to safety in regards to design, construction, operation and maintenance of rail transport. This session will include:

  • Understanding the execution phase and what goes into minimising risk before construction has started
  • Safety throughout the life cycle of transport assets from planning, acquisition and operation to disposal
  • How developers are coping with safety concerns over crowded networks
  • How these strategies led to a 14.3% decrease of complaints about safety & security in 2014-2015
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Adnan Pal

Risk Manager
Transport for NSW

3:40 pm - 4:20 pm Reducing Congested Networks of Perth through the Forrestfield-Airport Link

Ricardo Kiperman - Studio Director GHD Woodhead
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Ricardo Kiperman

Studio Director
GHD Woodhead

4:20 pm - 4:25 pm CHAIR’S CLOSING ADDRESS & END OF DAY ONE

4:25 pm - 4:55 pm Networking Drinks with Our Expert Speakers

You’re invited to our complimentary informal networking drinks after the close of Day One. This will be your opportunity to ask international speakers the questions that weren’t answered during Q+A and get to know the people you weren’t partnered with during speed networking.