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AusRAIL PLUS 2007 Exhibition to be held at Sydney Convention & Exhibition Centre

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AusRAIL PLUS 2007 has its places being booked fast. There is plenty going on this year with a long list of companies exhibiting from all aspects of the rail industry, new product releases, exhibition seminars, good prize draws, networking events and a huge industry conference.

There is no charge for entry to the exhibition but registering in advance is recommended to avoid the queues.

Why you and your team should visit:

  • AusRAIL PLUS 2007 is the main rail industry event in Australasia this year
  • Over 200 leading rail industry suppliers are showcasing their products
  • View and discuss the latest range of equipment, technical developments and business opportunities
  • Listen to a range of free seminars at the exhibition
  • Network with your industry colleagues. Over 3000 of your peers are expected to visit
  • Source new suppliers and meet with existing ones
  • Get your complimentary exhibition guide
  • Enter the draw to win a new BlackBerry Curve
  • United Group Limited is offering a chance to win a journey on Great Southern Rail’s (GSR) mighty Indian Pacific plus two days accommodation in Perth
  • Enter to win an iPod Touch & $50 iTunes gift card at the Downer EDi Rail stand

Additional benefits at the AusRAIL PLUS 2007 Exhibition

Exhibition seminar presentations:

Tuesday 4th December

  • 11.15 – 11.45 O’Donnell Griffin
  • 15.45 – 16.15 Downer EDi Rail & EMD

Wednesday 5th December

  • 10.30 – 11.00 O’Donnell Griffin
  • 11.15 – 11.30 LPA Group
  • 13.30 – 14.00 Siemens
  • 14.15 – 14.45 STRAIL
  • 15.00 – 15.30 Thales

Thursday 5th December

  • 11.15 – 11.45 O’Donnell Griffin
  • 12.00 – 12.30 Downer EDi Rail

This year the exhibitors have some good prize draws available to visitors, including:

  • Research In Motion’s has a prize draw for the New BlackBerry Curve
  • United Group Limited is offering a chance to win the journey of a lifetime on Great Southern Rail’s (GSR) mighty Indian Pacific
  • Enter to win an iPod Touch and $50 iTunes gift card at the Downer EDi Rail stand

About the AusRAIL PLUS 2007 conference:

The conference will give you access to the latest insights into rail policy and will allow you to debate and discuss the direction for rail with the leading influencers in the sector.

The conference will feature addresses from:

  • The Hon John Watkins, MP, Deputy Premier, Minister for Transport and Minister for Finance, NSW
  • The Hon Martin Ferguson AM, MP, Shadow Minister for Transport, Roads and Tourism
  • Phil Reeves MP, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Transport, Queensland
  • The Hon. Tim Fischer, Company Director including APT FreightLink

The CEO’s Forum on the second day of the conference is a rare opportunity for you to see the heads of major players in the rail industry together in an open discussion.

The panel on the CEO’s Forum will include:

  • Don Telford, CEO, Pacific National and COO, Asciano
  • John Fullerton, CEO, Freightlink
  • David Marchant, CEO, ARTC
  • Reece Waldock, CEO, Public Transport Authority, WA
  • Bill Watson, General Manager, TransAdelaide
  • John Cleland, CEO, WestNet Rail
  • Bruce Farrar, CEO, Rail Infrastructure Corporation
  • David Jackson, CEO, Toll NZ
  • Rob Barnett, CEO, V/Line
  • Tony Braxton-Smith, CEO, Great Southern Railway
  • Stephen Cantwell, Chief Operating Officer, QR
  • William Peet, Acting CEP, ONTRACK

The conference includes a wide range of international speakers bringing best practice, new technologies and project updates from around the globe.

These include:

  • Joanna Gilligan, Programme Manager, Sustainable Development, Rail Safety & Standards Board, UK
  • Cliff Mackay, President and CEO, Railway Association of Canada
  • John Samuels, President, Revenue Variable Engineering, USA
  • Bob J Good, Vice President of Special Projects, Bombardier Transportation, USA
  • Steve Cox, Director – Technical Development, Pandrol Rail Fastenings, UK
  • Prof. Peter Winter, Senior Advisor, SBB Consulting Group, Switzerland
  • Charles Mosimann, Business Development Manager, Hasler AG, Switzerland
  • Peter Boom, Principal Consultant, Lloyd’s Register Rail Europe BV, The Netherlands
  • Richard Hilldrup, Project Director, Ansaldo STA, Botswana
  • Rainer Wenty, General Manager Marketing & Technical Sales, Plasser & Theurer, Austria
  • Hubert Rhomberh, Managing Director, Rhomberg Group, Austria
  • Dr Wolfgang Schoech, Manager External Affairs, Speno International SA, Switzerland
  • Alexander Bernhard, Head of Product Marketing, ABB Swittzerland
  • Paul Cheeseman, Global Technical Director, Lloyd’s Register Rail, UK

The AusRAIL PLUS 2007 conference offers a full compliment of technical streams organised by the RTAA, IRSE and RTSA, allowing your whole team to benefit from in-depth sessions, case studies and updates specific to their area of expertise.

The technical streams include:

Day 1:

  • Sleepers and technology
  • Rollingstock updates and case studies
  • Signalling the next generation
  • Innovations in track technology
  • Asset management
  • Signalling the level crossing

Day 2:

  • Track maintenance
  • Human and asset management
  • Signalling projects and technology
  • Track projects of note
  • Environment and rail
  • Signalling: a changing environment

More information on AusRAIL PLUS 2007 is available from Informa Australia.

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