SYDNEY PLAYS HOST to the 2019 Australian Transport Summit - themed Real Mobility: Connecting People, Places, Spaces - on Wednesday 7 August, at the Hilton Hotel in the CBD.

Last year's event provided attendees with an unrivalled opportunity to engage and connect with industry leaders, organisers state.

At the event - which is in association with UITP (International Association of Public Transport ANZ and the Tourism and Transport Forum Australia), attendees will hear how innovative mobility services are transforming how people move and where they work and live from leading Australian and international experts and decision makers, according to organisers.

Just some of the speakers at the event include:

- Leanne Redden, executive director of the Regional Transportation Authority, Chicago, USA

- Pras Ganesh, vice president at Toyota Daihatsu Engineering and Manufacturing; director at Toyota Mobility Foundation

- Susan Anderson, regional GM of Uber ANZ

- Dr Simon Barrett, partner and chairman at L.E.K Consulting

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- Tony Braxton-Smith, chief executive at the Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure (SA)

- Jon Lamonte, chief executive of Sydney Metro at the Transport for NSW

- Matthew Longland, deputy director-general of the Department of Transport and Main Roads; head of TransLink

- Romilly Madew AO, CEO of Infrastructure Australia

- Elizabeth Mildwater, deputy secretary, Customer Technology and Services at Transport for NSW

- Owen Thomas, executive director of for Infrastructure Planning and Land Services at the PTA WA and Metronet

- Luke Yeaman, deputy secretary of the Infrastructure Group at the Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Cities and Regional Development.

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ATS2018 provided attendees with an unrivalled opportunity to engage and connect with industry leaders, network with peers from across Australia, and generate new business opportunities and partnerships, organisers say. This year will be no different, they add.

To register and view the event program and confirmed speakers, please visit: https://ttf.org.au/conference/transport2019/

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