2nd Annual RACE User Conference 2019
24th of October 2019
551 Wickham Terrace, Spring Hill QLD 4000
This event has passed. Thank you to all who attended

Conference Theme: Driving Innovation from Within

Polymathian are using cutting edge numerical optimisation-based technology to help improve the planning and operations of complex rail-based value chains. Join us to network with industry-leading professionals and hear presentations from those driving innovations from within, for some of the largest rail planning and scheduling organisations in Australia.

We will be welcoming representatives from over 25 different organisations covering: haulage providers, terminal owners and operators, coordinators, track owners and operators, vertically integrated operators, and supply chain experts at the second annual RACE User Conference. Hear firsthand how new technologies are driving innovation in the planning, scheduling and operation of complex rail-based value chains.

This year's presenters include Aurizon, Pacific National, The Hunter Valley Coal Chain Coordinator, Rio Tinto, Gattorna Alignment and Polymathian.
Agenda & Speakers
Agenda Item
8:30am - 9:00am Arrival and Registration
9:00am - 10:00am Dr. Ben Hollis
Welcome and Introduction
10:00am - 11:00am Aurelia Signoriello Leon Mackay
Pacific National's RACE Implementation Story
11:00am - 11:30am Break - Morning Tea and Networking
11:30am - 12:30pm Julia Polatos & Chad Moffiet
The Development and Application of RACE at HVCCC
12:30pm - 1:30pm Break
Lunch and Networking
1:30pm - 2:30pm Ryan James
Leading the 'RACE' in Schedule Optimisation
2:30pm - 3:30pm Shaun Robertson
Rio Tinto Autohaul
3:30pm - 4:00pm Break
Afternoon Tea and Networking
4:00pm - 5:00pm Deborah Ellis
Improving End-to-End Alignment in Bulk Supply Chains
5:00pm - 5:15pm End of Program
5:15pm - 7:00pm Networking

Ben Hollis

Director - Polymathian

Aurelio Signoriello

Qld Coal Service Planner - Pacific National

Leon Mackay

Anglo Planning Superintendent - Pacific National

Julia Polatos

Project Lead (RACE Implementation) - HVCCC

Chad Moffiet

Innovation and Transformation Lead - HVCCC

Ryan James

Business Performance Leader - CQCN Coal Aurizon

Shaun Robertson

Principal Advisor (Rail & Port) - Rio Tinto

Deborah Ellis

Partner - Gattorna Alignment