04 - 06 December, 2017 | Sydney

Paul Retter


Chief Executive Officer
National Transport Commission


3:10 PM Developing a Nationally Consistent Policy for the Introduction of Autonomous Vehicles in Australia

Autonomous vehicles offer the possibility of fundamentally changing transport through improved mobility, freight productivity and improving road congestion. With the National Transport Commission in charge of developing a reform agenda for the utilisation of autonomous vehicles in Australia this session examines the policy regulations that are completed or currently under development for the utilisation of autonomous vehicles in Australia.

  • Establishing legal obligations for automated driving system (ADS) entities
  • Guidelines for governing conditions for trials of automated vehicles
  • Designing and developing a safety assurance regime for automated road vehicles
  • Changing driving laws to support autonomous vehicles

3:50 PM INTERACTIVE PANEL DISCUSSION – How Future Technology will Impact People’s Methods of Travel

The following panel discussion outlines the future of transport services and how the consumer will chose to travel in the future. This is focused around different areas including the shared services economy, the utilisation of hyperloop technology for fast trains and autonomous vehicles.

This session will be our most advanced session where 3-4 industry experts will discuss a certain pressing topic in great detail and drawing on their organisation’s journeys. These sessions will be 1 hour consisting of 40 minutes of discussion. In the last 20 minutes the moderator will choose 4 questions from the audience for each of the panel members to answer.


Check out the incredible speaker line-up to see who will be joining Paul.

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