Highways UK 2019 Starts in

6/7 November 2019, NEC, Birmingham

Burges Salmon Stage Video

Industry leaders, policy maker and thought leaders shaping the future

We captured the output from the stage's main screen which includes powerpoint, audio and some video. Click on the links below to access the full "multimedia" presentations from the Burges Salmon Stage.


7 November

Putting users first

The Strategic Roads User Survey is set to become Transport Focus' main annual roads related output. 

Anthony Smith, Transport Focus' Chief Executive and Roads Director Guy Dangerfield provide insights from the data gathered to date

Change Infrastructure: Highways

CECA leads a panel session including audience vote to help identify its future engagement and campaigning programme. 

Alasdair Reisner, Chief Executive, CECA

Productivity and Project 13 - a new delivery model to boost certainty and productivity

Richard Stuart, Highways Sector Director, Costain

Jennifer Macdonald, Principal Information, Consultant, Mott MacDonald

Why the Highways sector needs a coherent industry-wide vision to underpin transformative interventions

James Haluch, Managing Director, Highways, Amey

Cities in the Driving Seat for AV Deployment

Avery Ash, Head of Autonomous Mobility, INRIX

NIC's Roads For The Future competition winners briefing

Joel Dodsworth, UTMC Manager Highways and Transportation, Leeds City Council

Laurence Oakes-Ashe, Chief Executive, City Science

Roads and the environment - are we nearly there yet? Reflections on a working life as an environmental campaigner

Stephen Joseph, former Chief Executive, Campaign for Better Transport

Applying cross-sector learning to deliver improved results

Exploring good practice from outside of highways that could be brought in to help with the challenges we face as a sector, particularly in terms of safety, customer service, efficiency & effectiveness. What can we learn from other sectors to achieve better results?

Tony Gates, Managing Director, Sir Robert McAlpine

A vision for digital transport infrastructure

Exploring through the use of personas and storytelling how digital technology might change the experience of clients, transport users and industry professionals

Adrian Malone, Head of Digital Project Delivery and BIM, WSP

Future of freight

The market forces that are driving change, and potential technology and infrastructure solutions

Gavin Bailey, Technical Lead on Freight, ULEV and Energy, TRL

Elizabeth de Jong, Director of UK Policy, Freight Transport Association


8 November

ICE State of the Nation on Infrastructure Investment

Rachel Skinner, ICE Vice President

A new era for major projects

Peter Mumford, Major Projects and Capital Portfolio Management, Highways England

Highways England Strategic Studies

Jeremy Bloom, Network Planning Director, Highways England

Nasar Malik, Director, National Government Sector, WSP


Valuing natural capital

Alan Law, Chief Strategy and Reform Officer, Natural England

A framework for CAVs beyond the technology - US and UK perspectives

Chris Jackson, Partner, Burges Salmon

David Whitestone, Partner, Holland & Knight

Adapting roads for machine vision

What are the challenges faced by machine vision systems for automated driving, now and in the future? How does the "look" of the roads infrastructure directly affect the reliability of connected and automated vehicles

Andy Fish, Technical Service Specialist, 3M

The collaborative internet: a community engagement catalyst

Driven by politics, technology and raised expectations, infrastructure and transport projects are under ever increasing pressure to create a meaningful dialogue with local people by including them in important decisions.

Mike Saunders, Chief Executive, Common Place

Harnessing value for the highways sector from the Internet of Moving Things

Alastair McMahon, Head of Analytics, Telefonica

Artificial Intelligence and Transport: what can the highways industry learn?

Andrew Eland, Engineering Director, DeepMind

Will Cavendish, Global Digital Services Leader, Arup

The potential use of drones on Smart Motorways  

Drones have the potential to provide better, clearer and faster surveillance of the road network, this session outlines a project by Highways England and Amey to explore how the benefits could be achieved

Mike Kehoe, Director of AmeyVTOL and Principal ITS Engineer, Amey Consulting