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

Workshops And Site Tours

A workshop is an additional opportunity offered in an intimate setting that enables you to enhance your learning experience. It is comprised of interactive formats that enable you to bounce ideas off other delegates to create thought-provoking experiences and note takeaways that you can implement in your workplace.

Site Tour: Monday, 25th June 2018

 
Take a closer look at the Sydney Metro Northwest, opening in 2019. Associate Design Director Jason Hammond will lead this bus tour where you will visit station prototypes at Rouse Hill and view works underway on the Kellyville and Rouse Hill stations, both on the elevated skytrain. From Kellyville we will drive to the Hills Showground site where you will walk into a 13 tonne, life sized train model.

Facilitator: Jason Hammon, Design Director, Sydney Metro Northwest
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Jason Hammond

Associate Director for Design
Sydney Metro Delivery Office


Workshops A: Tuesday, 26th June 2018

7:00 am - 9:00 am Increasing Customer Centricity, Intermodal Connectivity and Way Finding through Station Design

Boubekeur Merabet - Senior Project Manager SNCF Paris
The rail industry has experienced a cultural shift from station functionality to customer satisfaction and centricity as the main priority of modern station & terminal development.
This workshop will explore the best ways to increase customer centricity at stations & terminals.

Enjoy a Complimentary Breakfast, Tea & Coffee while you learn to

  • Strategies to implement ease of way finding to increase foot traffic
  • Identifying the importance of integration with other modes of transport and accessibility for all customers
  • Exploring effective strategies of scheduling and timetabling to minimize disruptions for the customer
  • Exploring the importance of Design to increase the aesthetic value of stations and ease of way finding.
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Boubekeur Merabet

Senior Project Manager
SNCF Paris

Workshops B: Wednesday, 27th June 2018

7:00 am - 9:00 am Implementing New Station Technologies to Mitigate Risks during Project Construction & Delivery

Brett Summers - Project Director Level Crossing Removal Authority
Matthew Williamson - Senior Project Manager Level Crossing Removal Authority
Safety is paramount to station & terminal construction.

The removal of aging infrastructure such as dangerous level crossings has lead to improved, networks and revitalised local communities. This workshop will unpack the role of new technologies in ensuring maximum safety in live operating environments.

Enjoy a Complimentary Breakfast, Tea & Coffee while you learn to

  • Exploring the benefits of new station technologies such as building information modeling (BIM), future modeling and prefabrication
  • Accessing how new station technologies have helped stakeholders increase productivity and better understand how their customers use the stations
  • Strategies to increase productivity during the construction phase by predicting any issues or risks before construction starts.
  • Measuring the role of data analysis in optimizing the development of modern stations & terminals
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Brett Summers

Project Director
Level Crossing Removal Authority

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Matthew Williamson

Senior Project Manager
Level Crossing Removal Authority