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National Highways’ Elliot Shaw to focus on RIS2 in opening keynote at Traffex

  • Wednesday March 20, 2024

· Traffex, 22-23 May 2024, CBS Arena, Coventry
· Visitor registration open now –

Elliot Shaw, National Highways’ chief customer and strategy officer, will present the opening day keynote – Strategic Roads, RIS2 and Beyond – at this year’s Traffex, which takes place on 22– 23 May at the CBS Arena in Coventry alongside Parkex, Cold Comfort and Evex. Visitor registration is now open – one pass gives visitors free access to all four events.

Elliot Shaw will kick off the show at 10am Wednesday 22 May in the all-new Management and Mobility Theatre. His keynote will focus on priorities for the road network, including the pivotal Road Investment Strategy 2 (RIS2). RIS2 sets out plans for developing and improving the strategic road network so that its long-term vision for a network that is safe, reliable and efficient for everyone is met. Elliot Shaw joined National Highways in 2016 and assumed a position on the board in January.

Visitors to Traffex will enjoy free access to two new theatres – Management and Mobility, and Safety and Sustainability – with CPD-accredited content across a series of keynote presentations, panel discussions and interactive workshops focusing on topics including Plan for Drivers Funding, AI, civil Moving Traffic Enforcement, data, digital twinning and more.

The Institute of Highway Engineers will be providing the Continuing Professional Development certification and visitors can collect CPD points on IHE’s stand or post-event

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