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From Front Line to Boardroom - The Women in Transport Spring Reception
May
16
6:00 PM18:00

From Front Line to Boardroom - The Women in Transport Spring Reception

We are delighted to welcome Sir Peter Hendy as guest speaker at our Spring Reception where we will be focusing on career progression opportunities and challenges for front line and operational staff across the transport sector.

Sir Peter's speech will be followed by a panel discussion on the issues faced and how they might be addressed. This is a great opportunity to look at how the various modes of transport can work together and share best practice.

Your questions to Sir Peter and the panel will be most welcome and we expect a lively debate.

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The Big Logistics and Transport Diversity Challenge
Jun
26
9:00 AM09:00

The Big Logistics and Transport Diversity Challenge

Join the Women in Transport team at the inaugural ‘Big Logistics and Transport Diversity Challenge’.

A cross between “It’s a Knockout” and “Krypton Factor”, the event comprises a series of fun team challenges set to demonstrate the importance of diversity within the Logistics and Transport sectors and the business benefits attained when companies improve EDI.

Teams will compete in a series of challenges to include: Archery, Goggle Football, Bounce Volleyball, Walk the Plank, A Night at the Movies, Laser Clay Shoot, Hungry Hippos, The Unclimbable Ladder and many more.

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Putting people at the heart of design
Jun
27
5:45 PM17:45

Putting people at the heart of design

Together with SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins, we are delighted to invite members to an interactive evening focusing on the importance of putting people at the heart of transport infrastructure design. Our keynote speaker is Caroline Paradise, Head of Design Research at SNC-Lavalin Atkins. She will talk about the innovative human-centred design engagement process that puts well-being at the heart of building design. Before the talk, immerse yourself in a real project in the pop-up tech lab with SNC-Lanvalin’s Atkins interactive virtual reality experience. After the talk, networking over drinks and refreshments. Image copyright SNC-Lanvalin’s Atkins.

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10 per cent discounts on tickets to the Rail Skills and Workforce Development Forum
Apr
2
8:45 AM08:45

10 per cent discounts on tickets to the Rail Skills and Workforce Development Forum

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.

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Over and Near Rail Development
Jan
29
6:00 PM18:00

Over and Near Rail Development

Together with global structural engineering specialists, Robert Bird Group (RBG), we are delighted to invite members to an evening focusing on infrastructure projects that involve development over and near rail sites in central London.

RBG will present individual case studies where it has provided innovative engineering and construction technology, methodology and sequencing techniques to unlock the potential of two heavily constrained inner London sites to enrich the urban habitat and provide new spaces for development opportunities.

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Introducing Women in Transport to the North East of England
Jan
17
5:00 PM17:00

Introducing Women in Transport to the North East of England

Women in Transport has been delighted to welcome many of the women who are part of the Nexus workforce as members. We look forward to working in partnership with Nexus in setting up a branch of Women in Transport in Newcastle that will support women working in the transport sector in the North East and promote the wonderful range of career opportunities available to women in the transport industry.

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Are we nearly there yet? How far have we travelled on the road to gender parity?
Sep
27
6:00 PM18:00

Are we nearly there yet? How far have we travelled on the road to gender parity?

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.

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