Australasia’s premier rail industry event is set to take place on the 27-28 November 2018 at the National Convention Centre, Canberra. AusRAIL 2018, hosted by the Australasian Railway Association (ARA), will attract over 700 senior attendees to the conference program which includes plenary sessions, technical streams and forums with well-respected industry leaders and CEOs. The conference theme for this year is ‘Rail – For a better future,’ delving into the economic, social and environmental benefits and future opportunities of rail in developing a better integrated, livable and prosperous society.
Highest calibre of speakers
Every year AusRAIL attracts the highest level of speakers, ranging from industry speakers to parliamentarians – this year will be no different. In addition to the plenary sessions, AusRAIL features concurrently run technical streams on topics such as track, asset management, rollingstock, signaling and many more.
120+ Rail Industry Organisation Exhibition
AusRAIL 2018 will feature the largest rail exhibition in Australasia running concurrently with the conference. With over 120 organisations on display you’ll need the full two days to check it out! Entry to the exhibition is free should you wish to browse.
Not just a conference! Take advantage of the networking events.
AusRAIL 2018 features a number of networking events headlined by the Gala Dinner, sponsored by Downer. Other events include the Exhibition Networking Drinks, sponsored by McConnell Dowell; the Welcome Reception as well as a sponsor and exhibitor networking breakfast.
Young Rail Professionals Pitching Competition
Since its launch in 2016, the AusRAIL Young Rail Professionals Pitching Competition has been a popular and much welcomed addition to the conference agenda. The competition sees finalists pitch their revolutionary idea to the AusRAIL attendees with the winner announced at the Gala Dinner. The audience plays its part by voting for their favourite pitches!
To register and for full event information, please visit the AusRAIL 2018 website here.