Registration and morning coffee for the sessions is at 08:30 and session will conclude at 16:00. Lunch, morning and afternoon tea provided.
- Assessing where your organization is at when it comes to a parking strategy
- How to collect, interpret and keep track of data effectively
- What are the usual steps councils take after developing a parking strategy?
- The role of community consultation – when and how
- How to develop an implementation plan tailored to your council’s needs
- Exploring case studies from other councils and assessing what would work for you
- How future development and cities growth affect your strategies
Cristina has been the managing partner of ptc. for the last 16 years during which time she has become a leading authority in parking matters in Australia. In addition to having built the business from three staff to the current 19 and expanded the company’s client portfolio, she has acquired extensive experience in the areas of parking demand, feasibility studies, yield management and car park operations, just to name a few.
Cristina’s skills, learned over a long career in management consulting, are applied to our parking projects to achieve the client’s expectations in terms of customer service and due regard to the bottom line. Taking advantage of her Latin American roots she has been successful in expanding our business in that continent having now completed several retail parking projects in Chile, Peru and Colombia.
Cristina is actively involved in the parking industry in Australia having formed part of the executive committee of Parking Australia from 2007 to 2017 and is the past President of its Board of Directors. She is an active member of IPI and NPA (both in the USA) and she is on the Board of Advisors of the World Parking Symposium. She regularly attends local and international parking conferences and events to ensure our clients are always informed on the latest industry advancements. Cristina is also responsible for the company’s internal quality review process.
Since joining ptc.in 2013 Mary has applied her financial and analytical skills to various parking projects ranging from feasibility studies for greenfield development sites, operational reviews of existing car parks, management of operational tenders.
Her projects have included airports, universities, local councils, shopping centres, hospitals and commercial developments. One area of expertise that Mary has developed is the preparation of parking strategies for a range of local councils (including Mosman, Sunshine Coast, Kingborough, Northern Beaches) and universities (Sydney, Macquarie, Griffith, Newcastle).
Mary possesses strong analytical skills coupled with a pragmatic problem solving approach and enjoys working with clients to achieve the best possible outcome.
- Reassessing the need of infrastructure for parking – what’s critical, what works and what doesn’t
- Reviewing case studies and evaluating what your council and community needs
- What tech can be used to effectively improve enforcement and manage meters without going through political pitfalls
- Understanding how much technology is really needed, why it is needed and avoiding unnecessary investments
- Thinking outside the box and exploring new ways of overcoming your infrastructure issues
Consultant and Engineer
GLENN CALDWELL is a parking and transport professional experienced in developing local government parking strategies. He routinely consults to government agencies and universities across Australia NZ. Glenn has been involved with several high-profile
projects within his career and has a clear understanding of the processes involved in implementing complex parking and traffic solutions.
With the rapid increase in popularity of the internet of things (IoT), he has started to take greater interest in the field of Wireless Sensor Networks, which he considers will form an integral part of along-term change in Intelligent Transport Systems globally. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce, University of Western Sydney; Grad. Dip. Transport, Monash University. Member of AITPM.