Highways England CEO to address Traffex 2017


Highways England has confirmed representatives of the agency will be in attendance at Traffex 2017.

The UK’s biggest traffic and road management event takes place at the Birmingham NEC between April 4-6.

Highways England, the UK Government agency responsible for operating, maintaining and improving England’s roads will be on F80 stand, with the opportunity to meet experts face-to-face, while CEO Jim O’Sullivan will deliver the keynote speech ‘Delivering a Strategic Approach’ on Tuesday April 4 at 10:15am in the Traffex Theatre.

O’Sullivan said, “We see great value in attending Traffex 2017. It is a significant industry event, where we can both debate and ultimately resolve some common issues, as well as discuss the innovation and technology which will shape the future of our roads.”

The programme for the 2017 edition of the biennial event includes over 350 exhibitors and 10,000 industry experts expected to attend able to interact with new technologies that are set to shape UK roads and the transport network in the future.

Jon Gibson, event director at Traffex said, “We are delighted to have Highways England exhibiting at Traffex 2017. It’s set to be a fantastic event, bigger than the last with some of the most innovative products and services in modern transport. In addition, our content partners the Department for Transport, Highways England, CIHT, IHE, ITS (UK) and ADEPT will be on hand to tackle some of the industry’s biggest challenges.”

An interview with Highways England’s Jim O’Sullivan will also be featured in the forthcoming April/May issue of Traffic Technology International.

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