VIC | YPN Careers and Networking Night
Join fellow young professionals and students involved in the traffic and transport industry for the AITPM YPN Careers and Networking Night. The evening will include three renowned speakers in the industry discussing their careers, experience and advice they would have given their younger selves.
This is a free event open to all and drinks and pizzas will be provided.
5.15pm (registration and newtorking) for a 5.45pm start
Join us for some pizza and drinks before and after the event and take the opportunity to network with your industry colleagues. The AITPM YPN are committed to connecting young people in the transport industry!
If you experience any issues with registration, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Key industry leaders will speak at this event to share their experiences. Speakers include:
Michael Hopkins, Acting Deputy Secretary, Policy & Reform – Department of Transport
Michael's public service career has included more than 25 years in government, largely in policy and communications positions, including a stint on the political side as Chief of Staff to a Minister in the ACT Government. Michael's policy career has focussed on transport, planning and environmental management, and for the last 15 years has held several executive positions in government. He has also managed the communications functions for a number of Victorian Government departments.
Paul Smith, Deputy Director Traffic and Network Planning – West Gate Tunnel Authority
Paul is a highly accomplished civil engineering technican and manager. With over 25 years experience with Victorian State and Local Government, Paul has significant expertise in the fields of major transport infrastructure project development and appraisal, traffic management, transport planning, environmental and sustainability management, place management, stakeholder management and civil project management.
Lauren is a transport consultant with seven years’ experience in transport planning and modelling. After a brief time at Public Transport for Victoria, she began working for Veitch Lister Consulting initially as a strategic transport modeller, then as a transport planner and project manager. Her resume includes strategic model development and patronage forecasting for Stage 1 Canberra Light Rail, city-wide transport network analyses for the Federal Government and Infrastructure Australia.