BATTLE OF THE CITIES
Metro Trains Melbourne (MTM) and Metro Trains Australia (MTA) hosted the YTP's first panel discussion. Members heard from Nick Dickinson, Chief People and Performance Office at MTA, who spoke about the current global investment in public transport around the world and how Australia is tracking in it's two biggest cities. The panel discussion consisted of a good discussion of the works and current projects helping to shape the two cities, and consisted of MTA's Vickie Steward, Strategic Growth Projects Advisor, MTM's Nick Pelham, General Manager of Strategic Asset Management and MTM's Huw Millichip, General Manager Network Develop and Integration.
ANNUAL LAWN BOWLS NETWORKING EVENT
Metro Trains Melbourne continue to host the annual lawn bowls networking event, which have been a great way for members to network with one another and have a healthy competition with one another.
TRANSPORT STARTS WITH SAFETY
Advisian hosted the YTP's final quarterly forum for the year, where we explored the importance of safety in transport. Members heard from speakers Jodie Talone, Director of Rail Safety, Transport Safety Victoria, and Advisian’s Ellery Salida, Senior Associate – Strategic Transport Advisory, who explored safety through a planning and regulatory lens.
Professionals Australia hosted the YTP's third forum for 2017, which explored the topic of 'Future Cities'. With Melbourne's population expected to grow to over 5 million people by 2030, we will all play a crucial part in shaping the way the city will look, feel and function over the next decade.
AECOM hosted the YTP's second forum for 2017, which explored the topic of 'Career Progression'. Members heard from Nicole Stoddart, Managing Director, Construction Services - AECOM and Damian Brizzi, Deputy Director, Rail Infrastructure and Wider Networks – Melbourne Metro Rail Link Authority.
Metro Trains Melbourne hosted the YTP's first forum for 2017 with support from VicRoads. The forum explored the topic of 'Network Management', and members heard from John Merritt, CEO - VicRoads and John Gaffney, Manager, Network Optimisation - VicRoads. As well as hearing the insights of key speakers, members were also given the opportunity to tour the VicRoads Network Control Centre.