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LGTAG President’s Conference 2018

Leading change and building resilience at the heart of local communities.
This LGTAG event took place on Tuesday 22 May 2018 at the Hallam Conference Centre, London W1

LGTAG President’s Conference 2018

Leading change and building resilience at the heart of local communities.

This LGTAG event took place on Tuesday 22 May 2018 at the Hallam Conference Centre, London W1


Jesse Norman MP – Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Transport
Bridget Fox – Campaign for Better Transport
Lilli Matson – Transport for London
Lyn Basford – CIHT Futures
Graham Hanson – Department for Transport
Steve Birdsall – Gaist
Andrew Radford – Birmingham City Council
Asiya Jelani – Arriva Click
Speaker – Centre for the Protection of National Infrastructure
Hugh Deeming – Hugh Deeming Research
Dominic Donnini – Cumbria County Council
Jonathan Munslow – South West Highways Alliance


Gaist, Gaist has a growing reputation for highly innovative and highly accurate condition surveys and inspection
Asphalt RS, The pavement Performance Specialists
Carrington West, Technical recruitment solutions
Birmingham City Council/GLOSA Project, Lego traffic lights and autonomous cars
Transport Data Initiative, A Local Authority led learning network

Programme and Materials

The agenda and papers are below – some are only available to registered subscribers (designated representatives of member Councils / affiliated organisations – for access contact [email protected]).
LGTAG_Conference Programme: LGTAG_Conference_Programme_22May2018.pdf (69 downloads)


09.00 Delegate Registration Tea, coffee and pastries
09.30 Welcome,  John Lamb, LGTAG President
09.40 Keynote Address Jesse Norman MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Transport
Morning Session Chair: Alan Kraven, former LGTAG President
10.00 User perspective – why sustainable transport matters; key challenges and success stories
Bridget Fox, Sustainable Transport Campaigner, Campaign for Better Transport
Presentation Materials:  Bridget-Fox-Campaign-for-Better-Transport-passenger-experience.pptx (2 downloads)
10.20 London’s response to embracing future challenges: Delivering the Mayor’s 30-year vision for transport
Lilli Matson, Director of Transport Strategy, Transport for London
Presentation Materials: Lilli-Matson-TfL-London-30-year-vision-Transport-Strategy-challenges.pdf (1 download)
10.40 Skills, tools and techniques to navigate the changing times
Lyn Basford, CIHT Futures
Presentation Materials: Lyn-Basford-CIHT-Skills-Tools-and-Techniques-for-navigating-changing-times.pptx (3 downloads)
11.00 Tea/Coffee break ‘Unleashing Productivity – re-thinking demand and changing networks’

11.20 Early findings from the DfT discovery projects on Bus and Local Transport Data
Graham Hanson, ITS Policy Lead, Traffic and Technology, Department for Transport
Presentation Materials: Graham-Hanson-DfT-early-findings-from-Local-Transport-Data-Discovery.pptx (1 download)
11.35 Man v Machine: Utilising technology to improve operational performance Programme
Steve Birdsall, CEO, Gaist Solutions
Presentation Materials: Steve-Birdsall-Gaist-Man-v-Machine-technology-to-improve-operational-performance.pptx (1 download)
11.50 The role of local and regional authorities in setting goals, data sharing expectations,and minimum service levels for disruptive technologies
Andrew Radford, Principal Infrastructure Delivery Officer, Birmingham City Council
Presentation Materials: Andrew-Radford-Birmingham-City-Council-local-gov-role.ppt (1 download)
12.05 Industry response to 24/7 flexible demands on public transport – on demand buses
Asiya Jelani, Product and Business Development Director, Arriva Click
12.20 Questions & Answers Session
12.35 Buffet Lunch Afternoon Session Chair: John Lamb, LGTAG President

13.25 Welcome
13.30 Security challenges Centre for the Protection of National Infrastructure
13.50 Multi-agency response to incidents: lessons learnt
Dr Hugh Deeming, Panel member Kerslake Manchester Arena review
Presentation Materials: Hugh-Deeming-multi-agency-response-lessons-learnt.pptx (5 downloads)
14.10 Questions & Answers Session/exploring LGTAG role in supporting members in resilience
14.30 Tea/Coffee break

14.50 Resilience in a time of austerity: fire, floods, snow and ice
Dominic Donnini, Executive Director for Economy and Infrastructure, Cumbria County Council
Presentation Materials: Dom-Donnini-Cumbria-CC-resilience-in-time-of-austerity.pptx (4 downloads)
15.10 Highways Infrastructure Resilience Assessment (HIRAM) – re-thinking preparedness and response
Jonathan Munslow, South Gloucestershire Council/South West Highways Alliance
Presentation Materials: Jonathan-Munslow-South-West-Highways-HIRAM.pptx (1 download)
15.30 Questions & Answers Session
16.00 Closing Address John Lamb, LGTAG President
16.15 Close

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