Day One

Tuesday, November 24 2020

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Opening remarks from the Chair

Aleks Zids
Managing Director
Quest Events

A look at how cities are planning for the parking challenges of the future
  • Addressing infrastructure and planning challenges for parking in urban areas
  • Exploring how infrastructure will need to adapt to the increased uptake of autonomous vehicles, alternative fuels and ride sharing
  • How can Australian cities advance to lead the way in the adoption of smart parking technology?

Charles Casuscelli
Chief Executive Officer
Western Sydney Regional Organisation of Councils (WSROC)

  • The changing customer experience of parking
  • The importance of Local Government to accommodate and adapt to changing customer expectations and behaviours
  • Emphasising Council’s responsibility to manage technological change

    Rebecca Smith
    Manager – Parking Management Portfolio
    Brisbane City Council

Quickfire presentation
Dedicated networking break
Increasing the efficiency and effectiveness with which parking precincts are managed
  • Improving access to on and off-street parking spaces
  • Balancing space maximisation for parking with the development of alternative transport lanes
  • Developing a more equitable distribution of parking for residents and visitors

Sue Weatherley
Director City Strategy and Innovation
Georges River Council

Panel discussion: Where is local government parking heading in the next 5-10 years?
  • Identifying the key challenges shaping local government parking in the short and long term
  • How should local government develop plans that are adaptable to changing customer requirements?
  • What role does local government play in developing infrastructure planning designed to accommodate increasing population, congestion in cities and vehicles of the future
  • With plans to increase electric and driverless vehicles already underway, what are the critical challenges local government face now when preparing for a hybrid mix of road users?


Nicole Badstuber
Mobility Program Director
Committee for Sydney


Larry Sengstock
General Manager – Assets and Presentation
Latrobe City Council

Ben Clark
Group Manager – Assets and Infrastructure
Town of Walkerville

Ian McLauchlan
Transport and Parking Manager
City of Stonnington

Parking recommendations to fix traffic congestion and prepare for automated and zero emissions vehicle infrastructure
  • Transport networking pricing; what you need to know to get the most out of your transport network
  • Best practice strategies to incentivise travellers to shift their modes of transport to free up the system in peak periods
  • Using transport network pricing to get the most from your existing transport infrastructure.

Jonathan Spear
Chief Operating Officer
Infrastructure Victoria

Closing remarks from the Chair
End of Day One