Transit Labour Sydney Platform

From: July 03, 2012 To: July 11, 2012

Katie Hepworth

Transit Labour Sydney Platform


3 – 11 July 2012

Tuesday 3 July


14.00 – 16.00: Seminar on military logistics by Patrick Crogan, Digital Cultures Research Centre, University of West England.


Thursday 5 July


15.00 – 16.00: Tour of Enfield Intermodal Terminal


Friday 6 July


10.00 – 13.00: Tour of MCS Container Terminal, Canal Rd followed by Port Botany foreshore walk.


14.30 – 16.30: Seminar at NICTA (National ICT of Australia) offices with logistics industry representatives.

Dr Glenn Geers, Director of Intelligent Transport Systems Technologies, NICTA

Simon Hemli, Manager - Transport and Logistics Industry Sectors, Department of State and Regional Development

Michael Bouari, General Manager, 1-stop


Venue: Future Logistics Living Lab, NICTA, Level 5, 13 Garden Street, Eveleigh, NSW 2015


Saturday 7 July


10.00 – 13.00: Visit to Flemington markets to observe informal logistics networks.


14.30 – 15.30: Visit to Bunnings in Alexandra and to the St Peters logistics zone, stopping at key sites for discussion.


Sunday 8 July: Rest


Monday 9 July


10.30 – 12.00: Port Botany visit. Presentation from Micah Clark (PBLIS) and driving tour of Port Botany to note key tenants and activities.


14.00 – 16.30 Seminar at Trades Hall with union representatives.


Tuesday 10 July 10.00 – 17.00


Transit Labour Workshop


Venue: Institute for Culture and Society, University of Western Sydney 


Wed 11 July: Knowing Asia Conference


Venue: University of Western Sydney