YTP Newsletter – Q3 2021

President’s address

Anita Rai PresidentHello everyone and welcome to this quarter’s YTP Newsletter. This quarter may have felt like a quiet one from the outside, but the Committee stayed as busy as ever.

All of Australia, but particularly those of us who are based in Naarm (Melbourne), have been facing the increasing numbers of COVID-19…continue reading on our website.

CORE 2021 Conference review
from Treasurer Adnan Alam

The Railway Technical Society of Australasia (RTSA) hosted the 15th edition of the Conference on Railway Excellence (CORE) 2021 at the Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre in Western Australia.

The conference was held over the week of 21st June till the 23rd of June 2021. The theme of CORE 2021 revolved around…continue reading more on our website.

A review of the Inland Rail Conference
from Communications Coordinator Michael Greenwood

CORE Conference

The third annual ARA/ALC Inland Rail Conference took place at Albury Entertainment Centre in Albury NSW from 25-27 May 2021.

As Digital Engagement Coordinator for Inland Rail I was asked to be part of the team to lead the…continue reading more on our website.

A day in the life with…
Bruno Da Silva, RSA’s Deputy Integration Manager

Bruno Da Silva

The third guest to feature on our ‘A day in the life’ segment is RSA Deputy Integration Manager Bruno Da Silva, whose role consists of ensuring that the overall RSA System is technically sound and delivers the adequate level of functionalities to the end users.

Digital Coordinator Russell Oliver interviewed Bruno to learn more about a day at the RSA…continue reading more on our website.

Get to know the YTP Committee

This quarter, get to know a little more about YTP Event Coordinator, Caroline Lieu (CL); Event Coordinator, Edward Wright (EW); and Membership Engagement Coordinator, Jun Tang (JT).

Caroline currently works as a Technical Lead at MTM; Edward is currently a Commercial Graduate at LXRP; and Jun is a Network Interface and Assurance Engineer at DOT.

Visit our website to find out more.

Events recap
from Events Coordinators Caroline Lieu and Edward Wright

YTP, with sponsorship from Siemens, hosted an online panel discussion on the transport industry’s transition to a more sustainable future…. continue reading more on our website.

Thank you to all our members who attended online, and we hope to see many of our Melbourne members in person when we are finally able to host an in-person event again. A special thank you our panellists who gave up their Wednesday evening to be a part of the discussion and brought their unique perspectives on the future of the transport industry.

Future events
We are hoping to facilitate an in-person networking event in the near future to support the The Road to Zero Emissions panel discussion.

Make sure you follow us on social media and have signed up for emails to ensure you can get your hands on tickets as soon as they’re released! We looking forward to seeing many of you in-person and virtually again soon.

Annual General Meeting 2021
The upcoming Annual General Meeting of Young Transport Professionals Inc. will take place on Thursday 30 September 2021. All members are welcome to attend, with registration opening via Eventbrite on Wednesday 15 September.