The Ministry of Transport plays a role in a number of transport sector conferences each year, with issues ranging from safety to engineering and transport funding.  This page contains information on transport-related conferences.

2017 Transport Knowledge Conference

The fourth Transport Knowledge Conference was run as a precursor to the 39th Australasian Transport Research Forum (ATRF) at a combined event during 27-29 November 2017. The combined event was held at the University of Auckland and had over 260 domestic and international attendees from academia, public and private sectors.

Find out about the Conference(external link)

2015 ITF Annual Summit

In 2015, New Zealand held the Presidency of the International Transport Forum. New Zealand was represented at the Forum’s Annual Summit by Transport Minister Simon Bridges.

Find out about the Conference

2014 Transport Strategy and Research Seminar 

In November 2014, the Ministry of Transport held a strategy and research seminar. The seminar explored the future demand and funding for transport, as well as transport statistics, forecasts and trends. 

View presentations from the seminar

2012 Australasian Road Safety Research, Policing and Education Conference

An annual event which provides an opportunity for road safety practitioners, researchers and police to meet and discuss the latest road safety activities throughout Australasia.

The 2012 conference was held in Wellington, New Zealand. You can find more information about that conference on the Australiasian Road Safety Research, Policing and Education Conference page(external link).

View historical road policing conference papers(external link)(external link).

Australasian Transport Research Forum (ATRF) 

The ATRF is the principal transport research conference in Australia and New Zealand. It brings together transport researchers, policymakers, advisors and practitioners from a range of disciplines to share and build upon the latest research and thinking.

Find out more about the ATRF(external link)(external link).

View historical ATRF conference papers(external link)(external link).