Please join CILTA NSW and AECOM for this Breakfast Seminar where Professor Docherty will discuss the reasons behind why some major transport projects achieve funding and others don’t. Iain will examine the role of Government and explore the challenges facing politicians today.
When: Tuesday, 31 Jul 2012 07:30 AM - 09:00 PM
Where: AECOM Sydney, 420 George Street, Sydney, NSW, 2000
This Event is Free of Charge - Limited Places Available (Registrations will be taken on first come, first serve basis.)
Prof Iain Docherty
Iain Docherty BSc PhD CMILT is Professor of Public Policy and Management at the University of Glasgow Business School. Iain’s research and teaching addresses the interconnecting issues of public administration, institutional change and city and regional competitiveness, with particular emphasis on the structures and processes of local and regional governance, policies for delivering improved economic performance and environmental sustainability, and the development and implementation of strategic planning and transport policies.
He is currently Co-Investigator on two major UK Research Council projects on sustainable transport and low carbon transitions. Iain also works with and acts as an advisor on strategic policy issues to a range of private sector, governmental and other organisations including several in the UK, US, Canada and Sweden.
He served as Non-Executive director of Transport Scotland, the national transport agency for Scotland, from 2006 – 2010, and his other recent external appointments include membership of the UK Government Commission for Integrated Transport’s Expert Academic Panel, Expert Advisor to the Transport, Infrastructure and Climate Change Committee of the Scottish Parliament, Member of the Advisory Boards for the Scottish Government’s National Planning Framework and National Transport Strategy, and Advisor to the Glasgow and Clyde Valley Structure Plan Joint Committee.
Recent publications include: -Disruption: a useful metaphor for transport policy change? World Conference on Transport Research. March 2012, Vienna, Austria -The transformation of transport policy in Great Britain? 'New -Realism' and New Labour's decade of displacement activity. -The Governance of Transport Policy; A socio-technical analysis of sustainable transport. -Transport in a Sustainable Urban Future.
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