Tuesday 8th August 2017
9:00am – 4:30pm


Barnett Long Room, Customs House


$595 (inc GST)


Peter Harris AO
Chairman, Productivity

Professor Michiel Bliemer
Professor of Transport Planning and Modelling University of Sydney Business School

Professor Bert van Wee
Professor of Transport Policy Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands

Dr Jennifer Kent
Research Fellow
University of Sydney

Professor John Quiggin
Australian Laureate Fellow in Economics University of Queensland

Nicole Spencer
Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development

Dr Tim Williams
CEO, Committee for Sydney

Dr Elliot Fishman
Director, Institute for
Sensible Transport


  • Mechanisms for enhancing the productivity of our cities through transport innovation and policy reform
  • Disruptive transport technology, driverless cars and the implications for government
  • Local government’s role and the opportunity presented by disruptive transport technology and road user pricing
  • The politics of road user pricing
  • Congestion charging: practice and impacts
  • Electric vehicles: the consequences on fuel excise revenue
  • Road user pricing in the digital age: Using technology to provide the right
  • The human response: How road user pricing is likely to impact on transport behaviour
  • The impact of shared transport on local government car parking revenue and strategies to mitigate the budgetary consequences
  • Emerging transport challenges in a growing Sydney