Women in Transport members have been invited to visit Heathrow's Terminal 5 where they will taken on a behind the scenes tour of the automated people mover systems that will include the Heathrow PODs and the Track Transit System.
A two day conference providing discussions, debates, education, high end networking and the chance to hear about the latest developments in the transport industry. An opportunity to learn from the experts, speak to the people in the know, network with peers and colleagues and potentially open up new revenue streams. Women in Transport members benefit from a 20% discount on delegate rates.
Women in Transport is delighted to be a supporter of Highways UK - the flagship event for and about roads for a modern and connected Britain. Whether your interest is in local authority and urban roads or the Strategic Road Network, Highways UK brings together the people and organisations involved in their planning, designing, building, operating and future-proofing. Join us at the NEC, Birmingham on 6/7 November 2019.
Communication and presentation skills are essential at all levels in business. Whether it's at an interview, in a meeting or giving a presentation, effective and confident communication is vital to your raising your profile in any organisation.
This workshop, which has been funded by the Royal Academy of Engineering, is aimed at first and second jobbers in the engineering industry, but learning these skills will benefit people from all sectors at any stage in their career.
Join us in the Sub-national Transport Bodies Hub at Highways UK on Thursday 7 November at 11:30 - 12:15 for an opportunity to meet and network over coffee (and cake) and find out more about Women in Transport, supported by WSP and the Strategic Transport Bodies.
Following the success of the Built Environment Somerset House Ice Skating events held over the past 16 years, Joe Flores and Jooce are proud to announce a reception on 27th November 2019 in support of Women in Transport. This is an invitation only event.
Women in Transport members are invited, along with a guest, to join us for an evening with Jason Robinson, OBE, a sporting legend who reached the summit in both Rugby League and Rugby Union.
Hear Jason's inspirational story about his challenging journey from childhood to his rapid rise to fame as an international rugby star. He will talk about how he has pushed himself professionally and what he has achieved, including winning the World Cup with England in 2003, receiving honours from the Queen and building world class teams.
He will provide insight on leadership skills, mental health, building trust and motivation in teams, diversity, overcoming adversity and much more.
His story will inspire and resonate, whether you’re a rugby fan or not.
Would you like to get fit, raise money for charity or simply have fun as a team? Why not be part of the 2019 ENGIE Business Challenge at the Simplyhealth Great South Run?
This very popular 10 mile run takes place in Portsmouth on Sunday 20 October 2019.
We are delighted to invite 3 of our members to join our Women in Transport team. There is no charge for the place as our team is being funded by Engie.
Free Tickets for Women in Transport Members
With Transport for London and the City of London set to host one of the world's most ambitious Car Free Day celebrations on 22 September 2019, we are happy to offer Women in Transport members free tickets to both the launch event and research day for the World Car Free Day London Summit on Thursday 19th and Friday 20th September 2019.
With the rapidly increasing pace of global change and the growing complexity of everyday life, businesses must have one foot in the present and one foot in the future to deliver competitively superior customer experiences.
At this event a panel discussion will focus on what is a good customer experience (cx), challenges faced by specific sectors of the transport industry, the role of technology in cx and what transport organisations are doing to enhance cx at the moment.
Crossrail, Balfour Beatty and Weston Williamson +Partners are inviting Women in Transport members to take part in a site visit at the Woolwich Elizabeth Line Station, which is a key part of a new masterplan on the historical Royal Arsenal site.
Our ability to sell our ideas and to persuade others enhances our influence and impact within the organisation and can help raise your profile as a valued contributor to the business. Based on time-tested principles, this workshop, run by Dale Carnegie Training, will explore how you can become more influential, both internally and with your key stakeholders across the business.
Women in Transport North East invites you to join Work180 and Unison in Newcastle to discuss the benefits of flexible working and the associated policies in your organisation.
Hear from experts in the field and why flexible working is a great option for your and your business.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.