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The Future of Freight Transport – Innovations & Opportunities

What does the future hold for the movement of freight? Our experts will discuss government policy, innovations and emerging technology that seeks to improve efficiency, safety and sustainability of freight transport. 

Our invited experts will discuss:

  • Policy
  • New sustainable energy and power sources
  • Automation
  • New vehicles and modes
  • Disruptive business models
  • International trends

Register now to hear from our expert speakers discussing these exciting developments and more.

Dave Hadley, Principal Advisor, Strategic Policy and Innovation, Ministry of Transport – Te Manatū Waka
The Green Freight project: reducing greenhouse gas emissions from road freight in New Zealand through the use of alternative fuels

Matt Ball, Communications Manager, Ports of Auckland Limited
Learnings from introducing automation into an operating straddle terminal

Usman Pervaiz, General Manager Innovation and Strategic Growth, Kiwirail
Innovations in rail freight

(MC) Mike Rudge, Director, New Services, Stantec
The increasing focus on freight in the ITS sector, what solutions are being discussed globally and what exciting topics will be addressed at this year’s World Congress?

*More to be announced.

Refreshments and food will be provided by ITS New Zealand 

5-5.30pm Networking and refreshments

5.30pm – 7pm presentations and discussions

7-8pm further discussions and networking



Sep 17
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Newmarket Campus, Auckland University
314-390 Khyber Pass Rd, Newmarket
Auckland, 1023 New Zealand
09-373 7999


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