About us

Queensland’s Department of Transport and Main Roads (TMR) has been running an engineering and technology related forum for more than 23 years. It is the only event of its kind run by a State Road Authority in Australia.

Over those years the Engineering, Innovation, and Technology Forum has developed into a truly collaborative event, bringing together in excess of 500 delegates from all facets of the transport sector, across both government and private organisations.

The forum provides an excellent opportunity for industry representatives, and experienced and emerging technical professionals, to:

  • share their knowledge
  • discuss project outcomes and deliverables
  • promote research and development findings
  • build multi-disciplinary networks.

 

It provides the opportunity for people to learn about new technologies and practices, while also learning about emerging technologies such as Cooperative and Automated Vehicles.

Delegates, particularly Engineers and Surveyors, can also receive Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hours for their attendance and participation.

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Mirco Connect

Micro Connect provides data communications equipment for the traffic signals industry. Australian based on premise electronics manufacturing facility and highly skilled design engineers. A dedicated software team for our custom designed Roads Connect platform. Bluetooth travel time and vehicle priority systems.

Damar

Damar is a market leading manufacturer of quality roadmarking technologies including paint, coloured surfacing, cold applied plastic and our world first UV Curing roadmarkingsystems. Innovation is at the heart of our business. Please visit our website to learn more about product range.

HDR PTY limited

HDR provides valuable connections through innovative and forward-thinking solutions. For more than a century, we have partnered with clients and industry to shape communities and push the boundaries of what’s possible. Our experience spans nearly 10,000 employees, in more than 200 locations around the world—and counting. Across Australia, our 200 strong team provide engineering and architecture services which harnesses our global capability under our broad-based employee ownership model. In Queensland, we offer a comprehensive range of transport planning and design services with direct experience across all stages of the project and asset life cycle. We’re proud to work with TMR, local government agencies, contractors and consultant partners to deliver for our community.

PUMA BITUMEN

Puma Bitumen is one of the largest global suppliers and modifiers of high quality bituminous road binders that meet and, in many cases, exceed all Australian specification requirements. Our passion for innovation ensures we stay at the forefront of industry developments. We have the most complete footprint in Australia with supply points in Townsville, Brisbane, Sydney, Hobart, Perth and Melbourne, supported by our fleet of bulk bitumen vessels, the largest in the wold. Combined, our assets, expertise and global footprint ensure we are the strongest end-to-end supplier into the Australian industry.

connected light solutions

A proud division of the Beacon Lighting Group, Connected Light Solutions are a leading provider of smart city and building solutions, including LED lighting and smart control systems. Working with leading brands from around the globe, we utilise the latest technology to develop market leading products for our local customers with internationally proven reliability.

Sage

SAGE Group is a global company with an extensive national footprint and 500+ people. As an integrated industrial digitalisation services provider, SAGE has built a suite of solutions designed to support clients to accelerate their digital journey, with the perfect balance of technology, process and capability.

SAGE delivers technologies that are creating accessible, integrated and cutting-edge transport and smart cities solutions; from end-to-end transport projects, data capture and analysis, congestion management and complete asset operations and maintenance. Their work helps improve end user’s road experience, reduce life cycle costs, lessen environmental impact, and prepare our transport systems for the future. And whether you need to upskill your internal capability or access additional talent, SAGE can help to give your organisation the momentum to succeed.

SAGE recently acquired AddInsight, the traffic intelligence software already deployed in all Australian and some New Zealand road authorities, to monitor traffic congestion. SAGE will continue to deliver against existing AddInsight commitments with a focus on service, technical excellence, and the added benefit of their SAGE Edge hardware and software integrations. SAGE’s global coverage, local delivery philosophy means their best people are already on the ground in every state and territory in Australia.

netBI

netBI is a leading SaaS cloud data platform and BI solution, specialising in the development of advanced AI and ML algorithms to deliver deeper data insights.

netBI is the most trusted data platform and business intelligence tool for organisations that manage transport, public transit, and road networks. We can help any business leverage complex datasets and simplify their data stack with one, web-based solution.

Combine, clean, analyse, and easily explore your historical and streaming data drawn from any source or system. Finally, you’ll have accurate, timely, and contextualised insights for better reporting and planning, and smarter operational decision-making.

Downer EDI Works Pty Limited

At Downer, our customers are at the heart of everything we do.

Our Purpose is to create and sustain the modern environment by building trusted relationships with our customers.

Our Promise is to work closely with our customers to help them succeed, using world-leading insights and solutions. With a history dating back over 150 years, Downer designs, builds and sustains assets, infrastructure and facilities and we are the leading provider of integrated services in Australia and New Zealand.

At Downer, we are committed to providing high-quality services to our Federal, State, Local Government and commercial clients, delivering construction and maintenance of flexible and rigid. Downer has a proven history of successfully delivering these services under managing contractor, design and construct, ECI head contract and construct only commercial models.

Downer also provides expert project management services, engineering advice in soil and pavement stabilisation, capital infrastructure upgrades, pavement recycling, and outsourced facilities management of road networks and associated assets.

Global Synthetics Pty Ltd

Global Synthetics is an Australian owned and operated company, and a leading distributor and manufacturer of a wide range of geosynthetic products to service the civil engineering, construction, landscape and building industries in the Australasia and Pacific Regions.

“Our qualified engineers and experienced staff are committed to deliver the highest level of quality services and complimentary engineering support to provide cost effective solutions for all your geosynthetic requirements”

12d

12d Model is powerful civil engineering, surveying and terrain modelling software for use on a wide variety of projects including mapping; site layouts; road, rail and highway design; residential and land developments; and drainage/sewer design.

12d Synergy is a data management and project collaboration package which has been used to great acclaim on projects such as NorthConnex and TSRC.

BRAUMS

There’s more to BRAUMS than ever before. BRAUMS continues to deliver the world’s best Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) and connected traffic management products. BRAUMS now delivers pedestrian, roadway, and urban lighting solutions, above ground radar detection and enhanced traffic management, along with Smart City solutions and parking management systems.

Li-Tech Solutions

Wom-Batt offers a smart, long-lasting, theft-proof solar charged power storage solution for all off-grid utilities. Underground power pods that use LiFePO4 technology to sustainably deliver high performance with zero running costs.

Wom-Batt currently powers many TMR roadside systems, with applications including solar streetlights, flood monitoring systems, road signage and more.

Ennis Flint

Ennis-Flint is the world’s leading manufacturer and distributor of pavement marking materials. We believe saving lives is a serious business; our commitment to this endeavour is reflected in the quality and performance of our products, people, and processes.

Insuitutek

Insitutek was founded to transform geotechnics, earthworks and pavement construction. We are doing this through insitu testing methods and soil stabilisation. We help you get clear insight on what’s going on below the surface so you can make better informed timely decisions using our “best of breed” insitu testing methods. We deliver long lasting sustainable soil stabilisation solutions for soil improvement.

Schréder

Schréder is a global leading independent outdoor lighting solution provider. Schréder Australia comprises of Sylvania Schréder, Austube Schréder, and SCS -local providers of outdoors and customised indoor lighting solutions. We believe that lighting can empower people, impact lives, support communities, and transform spaces, cities, and the planet. Sylvania Schréder's lighting products adhere to the highest production standards, setting the benchmark for road, infrastructure and sport lighting in Australia. SCS is a trusted Smart cities solution systems provider that delivers reliable, scalable, and sustainable solutions to make cities smarter.

PPG

PPG is an extremely diverse company with a global portfolio of businesses and product lines; more than 150 manufacturing facilities and equity affiliates; operations in more than 70 countries around the globe; and nearly 47,000 employees of wide-ranging nationalities, cultures, religions, ethnic, professional and educational backgrounds

Retex

RETEX is a market leader of specialised road and pavement maintenance systems, specifically developed to enhance road safety and extend pavement service life.

RETEX offers:

❖ Skid Resistance Water Blasting -UHP Water Cutting to sealed surfaces

❖ Laser Texture Depth Assessment

❖ Line Removal & Pavement Cleaning

Environmentally friendly, RETEX can fully capture all waste products and remove them using certified waste management procedures.

Ingal

Ingal Civil Products is Australia’s leading manufacturer and supplier of highway safety barriers. We pride ourselves on having made a significant contribution to the safety on our roads. Our product range includes MASH compliant road safety barriers, carpark & industrial barriers, workzone & traffic control products, delineation and fencing products.

Aerometrex

Aerometrex is a geospatial tech company with expertise across high-resolution spatial data, derived products, and analytics, from 3D models, LiDAR and 2D imagery. The company’s data solutions have supported some of the country’s most critical infrastructure projects, and its MetroMap platform offers data as a subscription and off-the-shelf.

GHD

We are a global professional services company that leads through engineering, constructionand architectural expertise. Our forward-looking and innovative approaches connect and sustain communities around the world. Delivering extraordinary social and economic outcomes, we are focused on building lasting relationships with our partners and clients

australian road research board (arrb)

The Australian Road Research Board (ARRB) is the National Transport Research Organisation.

We are the source of independent expert transport knowledge, advising key decision makers on our nation's most important challenges. We have earned a reputation for scientific integrity and are the leading providers of value-added applied research and technical services.

ARRB’s mission is firmly focused on creating knowledge for tomorrow's transport challenges and solutions for today.

We work with road agencies, all levels of government, academia, and companies in the private sector.

When you work alongside ARRB, you get experience, expertise, and a trusted advisor. And that equals peace of mind, allowing you to focus on results. Regardless of scale or the level of technical complexity, ARRB delivers specialist expert advice, responsiveness and support you can rely on –each and every time

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