AusRAIL, Market Sectors

Speakers, exhibitors prepare for AusRAIL 2014

<span class="" id="parent-fieldname-description"> It’s sure to be a who’s who of the Australasian rail industry next week at the 2014 AusRAIL Conference &amp Exhibition, at Perth’s Convention and Exhibition Centre. </span> <p>Industry leaders, rail manufacturers and operators from the Australasian region and beyond will meet and discuss the latest industry developments, and enjoy the invaluable networking opportunities that the conference and exhibition provides.<br /><br />The two-day conference and exhibition kicks off on Tuesday, November 11, following welcoming drinks at 4pm on Monday, November 10.<br /><br />UGL, Bombardier, John Holland, Turner &amp Townsend, Fluor and Laing O’Rourke are just some of the names to look out for in the exhibition hall.<br /><br />The AusRAIL 2014 exhibition is free to attend. For more information, <a href="">click here</a>.<br /><br />The exhibition is run alongside the AusRAIL Conference.<br /><br />On Tuesday, a welcoming address by Australasian Railway Association chief Bryan Nye will be followed by an address from deputy prime minister and minister for infrastructure and regional development Warren Truss. A panel of executives from the rail construction industry will also feature, before the conference splits into three technical streams after lunch.<br /><br />Separate streams will be run by the Railway Technical Society of Australasia, the Rail Track Association Australia and the Institute of Railway Signal Engineers, on Tuesday afternoon.<br /><br />Delegates will come together again on Wednesday, November 12 for a full day of speakers, including an opposition address from shadow minister for transport Anthony Albanese and a state address from the WA minister for transport Dean Nalder.<br /><br />The AusRAIL 2014 Gala Dinner on Wedesday night is another not-to-be-missed event. The dinner, sponsored this year by UGL, is a fixture in the Australasian rail industry calendar every year.<br /><br />For more information, visit <a href="">the event’s official website</a>.</p>