Highways UK 2019 Starts in

6/7 November 2019, NEC, Birmingham

Speaker Opportunities

Highways UK includes multiple conference programmes running in parallel across the two days. The programme is organised into five different clusters ranging from the high-level and strategic to detailed how-to industry insight and briefings. All content is free to attend.

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1. Big Thinking

Turning big thinking into opportunities

Main Theatre

High-level perspectives on strategic issues

Panel-led, hour-long, themed sessions covering RIS 2 and the SRN, Subnational Transport Bodies, Local Roads, Urban Mobility, Vehicle Electrification, CAVs, Sustainability/Environment

Burges Salmon Stage

Thought leaders and policy makers shaping the future

Inspiring thought leadership - think TED Talks for the Highways sector! 


2. Road Owner Hubs

Progress, priorities and projects for the UK's roads - from motorways to the last mile

Highways England Stand and Theatre

Learn, meet and engage with Highways England

Curated by Highways England, offering multiple engagement opportunities - from high-level briefings on a range of topics from supply chain collaboration to major projects plus the chance to secure one to one meetings with senior members of the Highways England procurement and project delivery teams

Subnational Transport Body Hub

Strategic transport infrastructure investment to enable businesses and communities to prosper

An opportunity to hear from and engage with the Subnational Transport Bodies on their progress, priorities and strategic project pipeline

Local Authorities Hub

How local authorities deliver a safe and effective transport network

Every journey starts and ends on local roads. Local authorities set out the challenges and opportunities and how local roads interface with the Strategic Road Network

Future Urban Mobility Hub

Rethinking urban road space

Innovation is core to increasing urban mobility for all while achieving broader societal benefits ranging from improving air quality, reducing congestion, promoting active mobility, access to employment and housing, and enhancing the public realm


3. Tech & Innovation

Technology for future proofing road infrastructure and enabling mobility disrupters

Technology Dome

Innovations in highways applications of digital and connected technologies

Hosted industry briefings, pitch your idea to Paul.Wheeler@Highways-uk.com

Meridian CAV Showcase

Putting infrastructure and digital connectivity at the heart of the CAV journey

Curated by Meridian

Intelligent Infrastructure Challenge

Finalists pitch for the 2019 Intelligent Infrastructure Challenge Awards

Contact Richie.Stubbs@Highways-uk.com for further information


4. Materials & Maintenance

Innovations in materials, components and processes used during the construction and maintenance of highways projects

Materials & Maintenance Dome

Innovations in materials, asset management and maintenance

Hosted industry briefings, pitch your idea to Paul.Wheeler@Highways-uk.com

Highways Materials and Products Innovation Hub

Finalists pitch for the 2019 Materials and Products Innovation Awards

Contact Richie.Stubbs@Highways-uk.com for further information


5. In the Mix

From people and places, to capacity, capability and the environment

CIHT Theatre

Learn, meet and engage with CIHT

Curated by CIHT

Sustainability Dome

How a low carbon, sustainable approach to infrastructure is driving a radical rethink of "business as usual"

Hosted industry briefings, pitch your idea to paul.wheeler@highways-uk.com

Highways UK Laureates Awards Dinner

Celebrating extraordinary people in the highways sector

Contact Fiona.McWilliam@Highways-UK.com for further information


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