This year’s Rail Safety Conference will deliver engaging presentations reflecting the conference theme ‘Safety Climate and Climate Safety.’

Rail Safety Conference 2022 features international and Australian speakers, presentations tackling big issues, interactive panel discussions, site tours, and a Rail Safety Conference dinner.

Topics to be discussed during the conference include:

  • Safety culture
  • Mental health and resilience
  • Learnings from COVID
  • Sustainability
  • Climate change
  • Safety and sustainability as risk management
  • The role of people: our workforce, customers, and communities
  • Technology and innovation.

Speakers include:
*Dr Stuart Hillmansen
, Associate Professor in Railway Traction Systems and Head of the Traction Research Group, School of Electronic, Electrical and Systems Engineering, University of Birmingham.
* Nicki Milionis, Partner, Norton Rose Fulbright
* Dr Garry MarlingCEOCulture Radar
* Yvette Mihelic, Director Customer Experience Rail and Transport, John Holland
* Gemma Read, Associate Professor in Human Factors, University of the Sunshine Coast 
* Andrew Kluth, Lead Carbon Specialist, RSSB, United Kingdom
* Dr Natalie Pelham, CEO & Chief Investigator, Office of Transport Safety Investigations (OTSI)
* Nick Millington, Director, Safety Task Force, Network Rail, United Kingdom
* JinHo Lee, Investigator, MOLIT (Ministry of Land, Infrastructure & Transport), Republic of Korea

*A comprehensive list of speakers can be found on this page.

Rail Safety Conference Dinner 
In keeping with the Safety Climate and Climate Safety conference theme, the conference dinner will be held at SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium where guests will be able to get up close to an enchanting underwater world full of stingrays, sharks and thousands of multi-coloured fish. We’ll also be announcing the winners of our inaugural Rail Safety Awards at the Rail Safety Conference dinner, so book your conference ticket and secure your seat at our Rail Safety Conference dinner today to avoid missing out.


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To find out more about the 2022 Rail Safety Awards, go to our Awards page:

To showcase your services, expertise and product to the rail safety professionals and decision makers who will be attending this established industry gathering, contact our Conference event partner Sarah Ingram, Sponsorship & Exhibition Sales Manager (Informa), or +61 406 530 043.