The Future of UK Road Infrastructure

Congress Centre, London, UK

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The The Future of UK Road Infrastructure, organized by the Inside Government will take place on 23rd October 2014 at the Congress Centre, London in London, United Kingdom. The conference will cover areas like how to access funding available, the role of intelligent technology and building strategic partnerships across the UK to boost national road infrastructure.


09:00 AM - 04:55 PM General Hours

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Steve Gooding

Steve Gooding

Director General at Department for Transport London, Canada
Philip Wilson

Philip Wilson

Community Resilience Officer at Essex County Council Chelmsford, United Kingdom
John Burr

John Burr

Director of Highways & Transportation at Kent County Council Rochester, United Kingdom
Mike Wilson

Mike Wilson

Acting Director and Chief Highways Engineer at Highways Agency Birmingham, United States
Andrew Everett

Andrew Everett

Chief Strategy Officer at Transport Systems Catapult Tonbridge, United Kingdom
Andy Best

Andy Best

Head of Highways at Transport for London Reading, United Kingdom

Schedule & Agenda

Thu, 23 Oct 09:00 AM - 09:40 AM
Refreshments, Registration and Networking
Thu, 23 Oct 09:40 AM - 09:50 AM
Chair's Welcome Address
Sue Percy, President, Chartered Institute of Highways and Transportation (invited)
Thu, 23 Oct 09:50 AM - 10:10 AM
Morning Keynote: Managing, Improving and Investing in the UKu2019s Road Infrastructure
The 2014 announcement of the UK Infrastructure Bill u2013 Investing in transport to support local and national growthInvesting over u00a370billion in UK transport networks by 2020: How will this impact road provisions?Accessing funding through the u00a3170 million Local Sustainable Transport Fund u2013 Supporting local authorities to improve road infrastructureThe increasing role of modern technology in improving the UKu2019s road networkWorking to keep traffic moving and alleviate congestionUsing an improved road network in the UK to deliver economic growthWorking in partnership with the private sector and local authorities to strengthen the road managementImproving winter road maintenance and planning for severe weather u2013 The importance of infrastructure Steve Gooding, Director General Roads and Traffic, Department for Transport (invited)
Thu, 23 Oct 10:10 AM - 10:30 AM
Special Keynote: The Future of the UKu2019s Road Network
The impact of the Highways Agency becoming a publicly owned company with six years of funding for capital projects and maintenancePartnering with the private sector to manage and improve road infrastructure across the UKEffectively managing and maintaining motorways and the strategic road networkIncreasing safety through heightened investment in road infrastructureDesigning smart motorways as part of a national project to improve road and motorway conditionsAccessing funding to enable the development of smart motorways across the country Mike Wilson, Chief Highways Engineer, Highways Agency (invited)
Thu, 23 Oct 10:10 AM - 10:50 AM
Questions and Answers Session
Thu, 23 Oct 10:50 AM - 11:15 AM
Refreshments and Networking
Thu, 23 Oct 11:15 AM - 11:35 AM
Supporting Local Growth and Regeneration Through Optimum Road Infrastructure
Supporting economic growth through accessing over £460 million of government funding to improve road infrastructureDeveloping an innovative approach to secure new funding for the UK's road network to help support economic growth in the long-termImproving major strategic roads and access into EssexRegenerating Basildon Town Centre to generate local growth through an improved road networkLimiting the cost that road congestion has on the economy by investing in improved networks Philip Wilson, Senior Economic Growth & Regeneration Officer, Essex County Council (invited)
Thu, 23 Oct 11:35 AM - 11:55 AM
Case Study: Delivering Long Term Efficiency and Value for Money Through 'Operation Restore
Shifting strategy in highways maintenance from traditional reactive work to an approach based on planned structural maintenanceInvesting in local road infrastructure to deliver future cash savings: Achieving a reduction of £1million to the road maintenance budget in the first yearAnalysing data to ensure the correct procedures and maintenance work was carried out across the localityUsing a proactive approach to road surfacing and drainage improvements to reduce the impact of extreme weatherWorking with the private sector to speed up the maintenance programme and utilise technology to reduce the time and cost associated with manual labourTrialling new material and innovative road surfaces to rejuvenate the network and protect it for longer
Thu, 23 Oct 11:55 AM - 12:05 AM
Case Study: Effectively Embedding an Asset Management Plan into Local Road Infrastructure
Developing an effective asset management plan with road management at its coreEmbedding technology and new material into the asset management plan to invigorate and modernise maintenanceInvesting in a secure and strong asset management plan for the local area to ensure greater road networksAchieving cost efficiencies through prioritizing road infrastructure within the asset management planUp-skilling the road management workforce to strengthen local infrastructure and actively maintain road networksTaking a proactive approach to maintaining road infrastructure and preparing for severe weather
Thu, 23 Oct 12:05 PM - 01:25 PM
Questions and Answers Session
Thu, 23 Oct 01:25 PM - 02:05 PM
Lunch and Networking
Thu, 23 Oct 02:25 PM - 02:45 PM
Afternoon Keynote: Investing in Innovative Technology and Sustainable Road Infrastructure
Strengthening the UK’s road sector through maximizing intelligent transport technologyInvesting £28 billion by 2021 in the UK's road network, including the development of smart motorwaysFunding technology to reduce the costs of congestion which is expected to grow to £22 billion by 2025Investing in the low carbon vehicles innovation platformUsing smart technology to make road transport cleaner, greener and more accessible for allWorking with academia to boost research and development in road infrastructureInvesting more than £9million to boost the number of charging points for electric cars across the UKThe government’s Local Sustainable Transport Fund: Accessing part of the £78 million of funding for use to enhance sustainability in local roads
Thu, 23 Oct 02:45 PM - 03:05 PM
Case Study: Tackling Congestion Through Technology and Enhanced Traffic Management Control
Working with the private sector to embed technology across the council to monitor and manage trafficEnsuring technology is seen as an integral part of road infrastructure for future implementationThe need for updated technology to monitor the flow of traffic and using data to manage congestionThe role of cameras in monitoring traffic and increasing efficiency within road infrastructureUsing data to tackle congestion: Best practice for the collection and analysis of traffic dataAccessing funding for technology to reduce the costs of congestion in the council
Thu, 23 Oct 03:05 PM - 03:25 PM
Advancing Road Safety Through Technology and Infrastructure
Upgrading the existing safety camera network technology: Improving the monitoring of road use to prevent casualties on the networkWorking in partnership to instill a technological appraoch to road safety across Kent County Council, Medway Council, Kent Fire & Rescue Service, Kent Police and the Kent & Medway Safety Camera PartnershipUsing mobile drug and alcohol devices to reduce drink driving in the local areaEmbedding collision avoidance technology within UK road infrastructureUsing data gained from technology to analyse and improve road safety across the UK
Thu, 23 Oct 03:25 PM - 03:40 PM
Questions and Answers Session
Thu, 23 Oct 03:40 PM - 04:00 PM
Refreshments and Networking
Thu, 23 Oct 04:00 PM - 04:20 PM
Case Study: Increasing Road Safety Through Innovative Maintenance of Road Infrastructure
The impact of well-maintained roads on reducing the risk of accidents and associated casualtiesEarly intervention for road infrastructure: The importance of the fire serviceThe role of the fire service in improving winter road maintenance and planning for severe weatherUsing a multiagency approach to road management across the UK u2013 The role of the emergency services in heightening road safetySupporting local authorities to invest in road infrastructure to achieve greater safety across the regionBest practice examples of how optimum road management and maintenance has improved road safety
Thu, 23 Oct 04:20 PM - 04:40 PM
Closing Keynote: Working in Collaboration to Improve UK Road Infrastructure
Building strong partnerships across the UK to deliver optimum road management servicesThe need for a partnership approach to improve road maintenance strategiesEmbedding smart technology and green infrastructure into strategic road plansCollaborating with the emergency services, local authorities and the private sector to manage road networksEnsuring safety and efficiency is at the core of all road infrastructure plansStrengthening local and regional partnerships to invest in cross county road strategiesBest practice examples of collaborative working in cross borough road partnerships
Thu, 23 Oct 04:40 PM - 04:55 PM
Questions and Answers Session
Thu, 23 Oct 04:55 PM - 04:55 PM
Chair's Summary and Close

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