Event Date: April 21, 2021 13:30

April 21st. Expert Webinar Panel

Webinar: Optimising Roadworks & Getting the Most from Budgets with Data

Whether managing expansive major motorway projects or confined city work sites, data to optimise vehicle movements, communicate effectively and drive productivity from each hour can be the difference between profitability and high customer satisfaction or expensive ongoing delays, safety issues and complaints. 

Join Tony Harrison from Urban Connections, Ryan Cooney from Downer, Jamie Farquar from WSP and Shannyn Hiroti from Mooven as we explore how integrating technology inputs and capturing ITS data to improve communication and safety, generate visualisations and precise reports helps achieve better outcomes for customers, engineers and the public. 

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About our Speakers

Tony Harrison - Urban Connection
Tony has over 30 years’ experience in the civil engineering industry in New Zealand. 15 of those years were in management roles in consulting and contracting. As a Technical Director and co-owner of Urban Connection he has a focus providing road safety, traffic engineering and transport planning advice to a wide range of clients. He leads Urban Connection’s team which is delivering the Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency speed management programme for the lower North Island and South Island where the team has pioneered adding additional levels of granularity to their investigation and reporting through the use of Mooven.

Ryan Cooney - Downer
Ryan has 20 years’ experience working in transport planning and traffic engineering. During this time, he has worked as a consultant undertaking investment studies for further development of the transport system, for Waka Kotahi and Christchurch City Council leading transport operational response to the Canterbury Earthquakes and transport innovation and now leads Downer Christchurch’s Temporary Traffic Management Team. Throughout Ryan’s career, robust data to inform decision-making has been a constant. Technology changes have made data acquisition much easier; Ryan is a keen adopter of new opportunities in this regard.

Jamie Farquhar - WSP
Jamie has 7 years of experience working in the Civil Engineering space at WSP, previously Opus. During this time he has been involved in a wide range of disciplines from Asset Management through to Project and Contract Management. Over the last four years Jamie has been involved in the design and planning of the SH30 Te Ngae Road Corridor in Rotorua and now involved in supervision of its construction. Right from day one as a graduate Jamie has enjoyed trialing new technologies and processes that have the potential of making everyone's jobs easier and promoting collaboration.

Shannyn Hiroti

With 10 years in the ITS industry across innovative hardware and software solutions, Shannyn is an accomplished lead Business Development Manager for Mooven, adept at understanding the challenges faced by her clients and the technologies they use. Shannyn has a genuine desire to solve problems on and around New Zealand’s road and transport network, applying enhanced technologies to solve real problems and deliver a seamless interaction between smart technology, safer journeys and happier travellers. She is working with Mooven at an exciting time as the company targets significant international growth. 

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