Future Mobility Transport in South Australia
Future transport mobility is the bundle of transport, technology and mobility changes that is reshaping the way people and goods move in cities and regions. A new era of automotive technology is already disrupting and transforming transport mobility. These technologies have the potential to increase safety, provide multi-model options and increase transport network efficiencies and accessibility.
In 2016 the South Australian Government launched a $10 million Future Mobility Lab Fund to support projects that demonstrate, develop or contribute to the research and deployment of future mobility technologies.
The presentation will explore future mobility technologies with a focus on the autonomous vehicle trials being conducted in South Australia as well as provide real world examples on how rail safety and redundancy systems could inform the interaction of railway crossings and autonomous vehicles. The presentation will also provide an overview of current trends and examples of automated rail solutions and the utilisation of innovative technologies increase safety.
Ticket includes 3 course meal and refreshments
Speaker: Jeremy Conway - General Manager, Commercial and Legal
Jeremy is currently the General Manager, Commercial and Legal in the Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure where he is responsible for building the commercial capability within the department and managing the provision of legal and legislative services. This includes providing market oriented advice on policy and proposals, identifying and achieving new revenue opportunities across the portfolio as well as leading legislative reforms.
Jeremy oversees a number of strategic projects including the Future Mobility Lab Fund. He is Chair of the Department’s Connected and Autonomous Vehicles Steering Committee and also represents the Department on a number of national committees, including the Australian Driverless Vehicle Initiative Executive Steering Committee, Austroads Connected and Autonomous Vehicle Program Industry Reference Group, Austroads Connected and Autonomous Vehicle Steering Committee and the Departmental representative for ITS Australia.
Jeremy is also responsible for co-ordinating the Department’s involvement with the Transport and Infrastructure Council (TIC), the forum that brings together Commonwealth, State, Territory and New Zealand Ministers with responsibility for Transport and Infrastructure issues.
Prior to this Jeremy worked in the Department for the Premier and Cabinet where he led the provision and delivery of major strategic commercial and legal services to facilitate the development and implementation of government projects.
Jeremy’s vast commercial and business experience comes from having worked in property development at Places Victoria for 3 years and in private equity CVC Capital Partners in London for 9 years.
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- Society Member and Guest Rate: $59.99 ($54.54 excl. GST)
- Non-Member and Guest Rate: $89.99 ($81.81 excl. GST)
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