10 - 12 May 2021

48 Marine Parade, Napier 4140

Waka Kotahi/ New Zealand Transport Agency and New Zealand Institute of Highway Technology are pleased to advise the new dates for the 20th Conference, which is to be held at the Napier Conference Centre from the 10th - 12th May 2021.

Programme out now!!

Conference Speakers 

Our Conference presents amazing speakers with a wealth of knowledge! You do not want to miss this opportunity! 

2021 NZ Transport Agency and NZIHT 20th Conference is honored to host our guest speaker 

John Kirwan- All Black legend & mental health advocate Sir John Kirwan shares his powerful story of reaching the very top of his sport, his mental health journey, and how you can help yourself and those around you by prioritising mental wellbeing. Read more here.

Our amazing International Speakers are:

Dr John D'Angelo-  Prior to establishing his own consultancy group, John was the Asphalt Materials Engineer for the Office of Pavement Technology at the United States of Federal Highway Administration. Read more here. 

Professor John Read- Professor John Read has worked in the Bitumen and Sulphur Industry for more than 30 years, initially for a consultant testing house, then for an Asphalt Supplier and for more than 20 years for Shell in various roles.  Read more here. 

Dr Scott Taylor- Scott currently leads the Engineering Team at Major Road Projects Victoria (MRPV), as the Director, Engineering. His role oversees all engineering and technical aspects of the projects within the MRPV portfolio, with the aim of managing and mitigating technical risks. Read more here.

Tony Alosio- Ecologiq’s Director, Tony Aloisio, is an infrastructure industry leader and a passionate advocate for a purposefully greener future. He leads a dynamic team that aims to optimise the use of recycled and reused materials on Victorian transport projects. Read more here.

 You do not want to miss this line up!

Conference MC Greg Ward

As a leading professional MC (live and virtual), keynote speaker, performance artist and event consultant, Greg Ward has officiated for, presented to, or performed at more than 1,000 events both live and virtual in over 35 countries.

Greg is thrilled to re-join the Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency/NZIHT Annual Conference in the MC role and looks forward to connecting with delegates while guiding the flow of the event from the opening moments to the closing remarks, with a lot of fun along the way.  See here for further information about Greg Ward. 

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Further Information

Sponsorship Opportunities and Exhibitor Details

Sponsorship Opportunities here

Exhibitor details here also forms available here


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