Technical-Networking Meetings

PWI NSW holds five Technical-Networking Meetings per year to provide members with a technical focus, enhance knowledge sharing and encourage regular networking amongst members.

Meetings are held at the Sydney Masonic Centre, 66 Goulburn St, Sydney.

Technical Meeting Sponsors for 2018 are:

22 February 2018



18 April 2018 (Wednesday)


Sydney Trains (TBC)

21 June 2018



16 August 2018



15 November 2018



Next Technical-Networking Meeting
Thursday 22nd February 2018 @ 5pm

Proudly sponsored by TBC




Previous Technical Meeting
Thursday 16th November 2017

Proudly sponsored by TfNSW - ASA

The Asset Standards Authority (ASA) is a key strategic branch within Transport for NSW (TfNSW). Its purpose is to develop, promote and enable safety and asset assurance for Transport. To do that, ASA provides products and services to both the Transport cluster and our industry partners by creating and managing the governance models, documents and processes which fulfil TfNSW requirements for responsible asset stewardship and safety assurance.
The Asset Standards Authority focuses on five primary tasks:
1. Improving Transport’s asset management.
2. Creating standards to assure safety, innovation and ‘fit for purpose’ Transport assets.
3. Managing the ‘Authorised Engineering Organisation’ (AEO) program.
4. Collaborating with industry through robust and effective engagement.
5. Developing capability of Transport and industry.

Sydney’s New Metro compared and contrasted with Heavy Rail – A PerWay view

John Paff, Lead Track Engineer at Transport for NSW Asset Standards Authority, alongside the designers and constructors of Sydney Metro North West, will present the perway aspects of metro / rapid transit systems and provide a comparison with traditional heavy rail systems
Construction of Sydney Metro North West is powering ahead and others are in the planning stage. This presentation will provide a comparison between traditional heavy rail systems to the metro / rapid transit systems that will soon be operating in Sydney and will focus on the design and construction of these mass transit networks in particular.

Technical-Networking Meeting Sponsorship

Sponsorship opportunities for the Technical Meetings are opened and sought from the AGM in August each year. Alternatively companies can make a nomination to sponsor a meeting by emailing the PWI meetings sub-committee on meetings@pwinsw.org.au

Sponsorship of 2019 Technical Meetings will be opened at the 2018 AGM (16th August).


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