Highways UK, Birmingham

16 - 17 November, 2016

Venue address:

The Pavilion, NEC
North Avenue
B40 1NT
United Kingdom
Highways UK.
Highways UK.

About this event

Conference topics include:

  • Progress and priorities in the new era of roads investment
  • Perspectives from the UK's devolved transport administrations
  • Innovations in maintenance, materials, procurement and operational practice
  • Skills crisis: a granular look at the needs and solutions in the road sector
  • A fresh approach to the roads that matter most
  • Data as national infrastructure
  • Looking beyond 2020

Conference speakers include:

  • Tricia Hayes, director general, roads, devolution and motoring, DfT
  • Peter Antolik, roads director, Office of Road & Rail
  • Anthony Smith, chief executive, Transport Focus
  • Maria Machancoses, programme director, Midlands Connect
  • Steve Norris, co-chair Highways UK advisory board and former transport Minister
  • Roy Brannan, chief executive, Transport Scotland
  • Dr Andrew Murray, deputy secretary, TransportNI
  • Sheena Hague, deputy director network management, Welsh Assembly
  • Phil Ellis, capacity and capability project leader, Highways England
  • Tony Malone, chief information officer, Highways England

ICE members can benefit from a 20% discount on one- or two-day conference passes using code ICE20 when registering.

ICE West Midlands is exhibiting at Highways UK and will be facilitating an industry briefing as part of the free programme, to which all are invited.

Industry Briefing on " Building a business case for connected autonomous vehicles" - 16:35 – 17:10

Burges Salmon logo

ICE will be hosting a drinks reception with conference sponsors Burges Salmon on the evening of 16 November.

The reception will begin at 17.45.

A panel of four speakers from both ICE and Burges Salmon will discuss 'How devolution is going to affect the delivery of key infrastructure projects?'


Register for your free place and join us on 16/17 November


Admission to the exhibition, industry briefings and keynotes are free for all to attend.

The conference is paid for, and ICE members receive a 20% discount on one- or two-day passes using code ICE20.

Conference passes are payable as follows:

  • Two-day pass (seven modules): £320
  • Day 1 pass (four modules): £200
  • Day 2 pass (three modules): £160
  • Individual modules: £75

NB Use the code ICE20 when registering & the discount will be applied at payment stage.


  • Two-day pass (seven modules): £400
  • Day 1 pass (four modules): £250
  • Day 2 pass (three modules): £200
  • Individual modules: £75

Event materials

Download the very latest conference programme.

Register your attendance

To book your place visit the Highways website and use code ICE20 when prompted.

Event contact: Diana Little
Essential Infrastructure Events


Professor Paul Jennings, University of Warwick

Paul Jennings

Paul currently leads research on: connected and autonomous vehicles; vehicle electrification, in particular energy management and storage; and user engagement in product and environment design, with a particular focus on automotive and healthcare applications.

Richard Bradley, Technical Director, Atkins intelligent mobility team

Richard Bradley

Richard is a Technical Director in the Atkins Intelligent Mobility team, and is responsible for Data Exploitation & Visualisation theme. This role includes exploring data and software solutions that can provide more reliable travel advice, delivered in real-time to citizens using a variety of innovative technologies and ITS solutions.

Richard specialises in developing analysis that fuses big data sets, such as mobile phone and GPS data, with other more traditional data sources to understand traveller behaviour and develop a variety of modelling solutions. This includes developing an understanding of Connected and Autonomous Vehicles and collaborative traffic management systems to allow holistic agent based simulations to help plan and design future transport systems.

West Midlands,