Women in Transport members are being offered a 10 per discount on tickets to The Rail Skills and Workforce Development Forum. This new and exciting event provides practical insight into how to overcome the critical rail industry skills shortage, exploring how to create additional incentives, including new apprenticeships schemes and programmes. This one-day event will offer the latest insight on the current skills gap and explore how to support the development of new and existing workforces. Find out how to attract new talent to the industry and how to further invest in and develop your current team and staff.
Women in Transport members are being offered the opportunity to visit to Crossrail Plumstead where there is much to see and learn.
Plumstead is the rail head and base for engineering trains that are completing the Crossrail tunnel fit out. 20 types of trains are loaded and controlled each day from Plumstead.There is a fabrication yard where industry leading fabricators and fitters maintain and even build new trains. A new TFL maintenance depot is being built along with offices and railway sidings for the new Crossrail trains.
This workshop, led by Jon Manning, will provide an overview of the typical causes, symptoms and treatment of anxiety and stress. It will include simulation training enabling attendees to experience symptoms first hand, thus raising their own emotional intelligence.
Tools will be provided to give you a unique way of identifying issues early as well as strategies to manage and prevent mental health issues affecting the individual lives of your team members. You will also be provided with a self-care plan structure and ways to develop that plan in order to help yourself and others maintain good mental health
Women in Transport members are being offered the unique opportunity to take part in a visit to the construction site of the Power Road Bridge Project.
Transport for London, together with The Hochtief project team, is replacing the Power Road Bridge which carries the A406 North Circular Road (Gunnersbury Avenue) over the railway. The final works are due to be completed by summer 2019.
As well as giving an overview of the challenging bridge installation project, the team will share best practice on how the combined TfL/HUK team (both male and female) has delivered the project and how outstanding safety standards and an inclusive work environment has been achieved.
Please joins us at the Women in Transport autumn reception which will feature a provocation from Isabel Dedring, our host and Global Transport Leader at Arup, and a response from our female panel who will share individual insights covering four decades of experience. Your questions will be very welcome and we expect a lively discussion to follow.
We have teamed up with the Aviation Festival to give exclusive access to Women in Transport members to an informal networking event with Women in Aviation. With opening speeches from Bonny Simi, President of Jetblue Ventures and Chris Browne, COO of easyJet, both incredibly successful women with inspiring stories to tell, and over an hour of quality networking, this is an event not to missed.
You are invited to attend the Annual General Meeting of Women in Transport where we will be reviewing our achievements during the past year and identifying future goals.
We would like to take this opportunity to bring you up to speed with upcoming events and current projects and to give you a chance to ask questions and get involved in the planning of our programme of events as well as meeting some of our existing and new board members.
In this talk, business growth specialist Tamsen Garrie will unveil a new and effective approach to creating rapport and building relationships that will transorm your results. Attending this workshop will enable you to improve existing relationships and to build new ones, enhancing both your professional and personal success.
You will leave with an enhanced level of self-awareness, new insight into the people you know best and importantly, a simple, but powerful tool to apply immediately, time and time again, to establish rapport quickly, engage comfortably and develop productive relationships with colleagues, clients, customers, friends and family - with ease.
Crossrail is inviting a small group of Women in Transport members to the Tottenham Court Road Crossrail open day on Monday 9 July 2018 to view the new ticket halls, concourse and Elizabeth line platform.
10 complimentary delegate tickets are available for Women in Transport members to attend the TaaS (Transportation-as-a-Service) Technology Conference in Coventry. This event focuses on 11 key topics that surround the future of transportation and mobility. There are over 50 speakers. Your free ticket will also cover the networking dinner and refreshments. The usual price of these tickets is £695 plus VAT.
We’re delighted Nusrat Ghani MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Department of Transport, will be the keynote speaker at our summer reception hosted by Chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Women in Transport, Ruth Cadbury MP.
The event will celebrate women in the sector and consider how we inspire the next generation during the Year of Engineering.
We are delighted, once again, to be able to offer members the opportunity to experience driving a London bus. We have arranged for this to take place on a Saturday as we thought this would be more convenient.
The training session, courtesy of Arriva, will include instruction in some operational skills, safety procedures and basic tuition in bus driving (including reversing and parking). There will be an opportunity for each individual to drive the bus within the depot.
Together with Women in Health and Safety, we invite you to a panel discussion where you will hear first hand about the experiences of three senior women who have built incredibly successful careers in traditionally male dominated environments and how they overcame some of the challenges they met along the way.
Mark Lomas, Head of Diversity and Inclusion at HS2 will also be talking about the innovative steps being taken at HS2 to increase female representation in the transport sector and will be joining the panel to discuss the barriers that exist for women in the industry and how they can be removed to create success for all.
This is a unique opportunity for our members to visit London Underground Emergency Response Unit Training Centre at Acton.
This behind the scenes tour will give you a real insight into the role of the dedicated team of specialists that respond to critical problems and emergencies on London Underground. As well as train breakdowns this can include major incidents such as derailments, passengers on the track and terrorist attacks.
Women in Transport is delighted to be supporting the HS2 Gender Balance Staff Network launch event,
The event will include practical learning centred on the latest findings and guides on gender balance, career development and networking and there will also be an opportunity to gain insight on the excellent work carried out recently by the Major Projects Association on gender balance.
Data and Decision Making: Together with KPMG, we invite you to our winter reception focusing on effective analysis of data to optimise business decisions, a challenge faced by most companies in the transport sector.
This is a unique opportunity for our members to experience driving a London tube train. The training session, courtesy of Transport for London, will include the chance to experience driving a tube train simulator and to travel in the driver's cab of a Jubilee Line tube train with an instructor operator
An exclusive members only workshop on motivational maps with Mark Terrell which is a tool that can be used to identify key motivators so that individuals can make better career choices and managers can successfully motivate their team.