14 - 15 February, 2019 | Rydges Sydney Central, Sydney, NSW

Sue McCarrey

National Rail Safety Regulator

11:30 AM Reducing Lead Time on Projects Through Streamlining Safety Approval with the National Safety Regulator

Safety is a major concern for all stakeholders of the rail industry. Organisations are consistently looking for solutions to optimise networks and train control without compromising safety. Sue, the CEO of the National Safety Regulator believes that new technology such as automation and digital actually increases the safety of our rail, however one challenge for organisations is understanding how to progress these changes through the rail safety regulator. This session explores the do’s and don’ts of putting your proposal to the Safety Regulator.

  • Clarifying what the National Safety Regulator is looking for in the management of major projects to prevent delays!
  • Tackling the best practice and lessons learned of what to avoid when going through projects
  • Avoiding getting caught up in the project and forgetting the basics

1:50 PM PANEL: Optimising Rail Networks with Stakeholders to Improve Design and Efficiency

This panel explores not just the rail industry’s perception of how we can improve and optimise rail networks, but also the perceptions of stakeholders within the government and transportation of how we can further work together to optimise rail. This session specifically looks at how TCMS can no longer operate in a silo and needs to consider impacts on other organisations, departments and most importantly the customer to improve the experience for everyone.

  • Discussing the impacts of infrastructure improvements and bringing Australia into the next generation
  • Determining how rail and other stakeholders can work together to overcome common issues and communicate more effectively for a better outcome for everyone
  • Driving projects forwards with an understanding of the priorities of stakeholders and how to achieve buy in for projects


Check out the incredible speaker line-up to see who will be joining Sue.

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