Highways UK 2019 Starts in

6/7 November 2019, NEC, Birmingham

big stuff

Big Thinking

Jacobs Theatre

Burges Salmon Stage

Burges Salmon Stage

Industry leaders, policy makers and thought leaders shaping the future

Indicative Programme 6 November


User information research launch 

Anthony Smith, Chief Executive, Transport Focus


Procuring innovation

Alasdair Reisner, Chief Executive, CECA and Hannah Vickers, Chief Executive ACE


Big thinking from big cities, radical ideas on mobility from around the world

John Batten, Global Cities Director, Arcadis


The solution is people

Duncan Elliott, Managing Director, Galliford Try


Enablers to embed digital to transform design

Lesley Waud, Design Development Director, Atkins


Infrastructure implications of the European General Safety Regulations

Updated EU Regulations on vehicle safety will be mandatory for new vehicles from 2022. There are 19 specific vehicle safety measures under consideration including sophisticated advanced driver assistance systems. What are the implications for designing and maintaining roads infrastructure? 



Achieving a step change in efficiency across RIS 1

Jon Cole, Head of Pavement Efficiency and Productivity, Highways England and James Burdall, Associate Director, AECOM


Understanding risk and reward

Chris Jackson, Partner Burges Salmon


Innovation trials on the SRN, from modular assembly to customer experience

Paul Gott, Highways MD, Morgan Sindall


7 November


Future Ready roads

What are the emerging environmental, social and technology issues which will be relevant for the highways of the future? A primer of the key issues, and how this is relevant to the environmental and social impact assessment process for new highways

David Symons, UK Director of Sustainability and Rachel Skinner, UK Head of Development, WSP


Risk and reward

Chris Jackson, Partner Burges Salmon


How to make sense of the future in an uncertain and fast-changing world

Elizabeth de Jong, Director of UK Policy, Freight Transport Association


Incentivising efficient and effective ways of working 

Paul Hamer, Chief Executive, Sir Robert McAlpine


Building an asset management culture

Gary Fitch, Divisional Director, Asset Management Advisory, Jacobs with Buckingshire CC


Designing for urban mobility panel

Participants to include Smart Mobility Living Lab: London, Transport for Greater Manchester, Taxify and/or City Mapper


Main Theatre Sponsor

Burges Salmon Stage Sponsor