Event Details

The New Zealand Institute of Driver Educators (NZIDE) annual National Conference. Open to members. Pre-registration is essential. Numbers are limited. Two days of International and local speakers, government guests, professional development and networking. Lunch both days. Annual general meeting (AGM) Friday afternoon. Event dinner for members, guests of members and special guests. All prices exclude GST. To become a member of the NZ Institute of Driver Educators | New Zealand Institute of Driver Educators (nzide.org.nz)

Agenda

  • Aug 26, 2022

  • Aug 27, 2022

8:30 AM - 9 AM
Registration and Coffee
9 AM - 9:15 AM
Conference Opening
Minister of Transport Hon Michael Wood and NZIDE
President’s welcome, introduction of NZIDE Executive Committee
9:15 AM - 10 AM
Keynote Presentation “The Road To Zero” Advancing Driver Education towards Road To Zero Goals
Dr Soames Job and Colin Brodie co-authored the Australasian College of Road Safety research paper “Understanding The Role of Speeding and Speed In Serious Crash Trauma”. The paper and these ...
Dr Soames Job and Colin Brodie co-authored the Australasian College of Road Safety research paper “Understanding The Role of Speeding and Speed In Serious Crash Trauma”. The paper and these authors have been used by The Ministry of Transport and Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency. Dr Soames Job and Colin Brodie will share how this knowledge has been applied to road design and driver education in New Zealand, Australia and around the world.
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10 AM - 10:30 AM
Friday morning break
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Agency Updates Ministry of Transport and Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency
Ministry of Transport: The Road To Zero Update
Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency: Update on Driver Licencing and Testing
11:30 AM - 12 PM
Q&A - Feedback on morning discussion
12 PM - 1 PM
Lunch and networking
Use the Glue Up online conference information to meet people you have seen attending conference.
1 PM - 2 PM
VTNZ Update on Driver Licencing
Updates include demand for tests. General licence testing feedback.
2 PM - 2:30 PM
NZ Police - Driver Behaviour on NZ Roads
2:30 PM - 3 PM
Motor Industry Association
Vehicle climate change response. Vehicle technology and road safety.
3 PM - 3:15 PM
Friday afternoon break
3:15 PM - 3:45 PM
Driving Change Network - Instructors and Volunteer Community Programmes Working Together
Stories from instructors on how they are involved with community driving programmes. What is required to get involved. This session may include a panel discussion about the scope of communit...
Stories from instructors on how they are involved with community driving programmes. What is required to get involved. This session may include a panel discussion about the scope of community driver education programmes in New Zealand.
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3:45 PM - 4:30 PM
Presentation: Ray Seagrave (UK) Client Centred instruction and Coaching Skills
Presentation: Ray Seagrave (UK) Client Centred instruction and Coaching Skills (Pre recorded).
4:30 PM - 5 PM
NZIDE Annual General Meeting
Acceptance of previous minutes. Noting conflicts of interest. Presentation of annual report. Election of President, Vice-President, Treasurer and Secretary. Acceptance of regional representa...
Acceptance of previous minutes. Noting conflicts of interest. Presentation of annual report. Election of President, Vice-President, Treasurer and Secretary. Acceptance of regional representatives.
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7 PM - 10 PM
Function
Dinner function.

Speakers

  • Colin Brodie (Director of Colin Brodie Consulting Ltd)

    Colin Brodie

    Director of Colin Brodie Consulting Ltd

    https://linkedin.com/in/colin-brodie-28924517b

    Colin has worked in the roading industry for over 46 years. The first 26 years specialised in road safety. The last 14 years was work as the Chief Advisor for Road Safety at Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency. During Colin's time at Waka Kotahi he developed the KiwiRAP star rating programme. Road rumble strips. Road wide centreline's and rural intersections with variable speed signs. Several of these are award-winning road safety innovations. Colin led the development of the road safety improvement programmes for state highways and local roads across NZ. This was announced in December 2018 as the The Safe Network Programme. A $1.4 billion, three-year programme to make New Zealand’s highest risk roads safer. Once complete, the improvements are expected to prevent 160 deaths and serious injuries every year. Colin was a member of the Austroads Safety Task Force for over 12 years, helped implement the Safe System and worked on the development of numerous guides. He was a member and contributing author of the OECD/ITF working group for the publication of the Zero Road Deaths & Serious Injuries research report in 2016, and a technical advisor to the UK based Towards Zero Foundation between 2016-18. Colin has provided input into both the New Zealand and Australia road safety strategies. In 2019, he set up his own consulting company to provide specialist strategic road safety advice. In particular, the Safe System, Vision Zero and road infrastructure consulting.

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  • David Crawford (Chief Executive Officer, Secretary and Treasurer at Motor Industry Association of NZ)

    David Crawford

    Chief Executive Officer, Secretary and Treasurer at Motor Industry Association of NZ

    https://www.mia.org.nz/

    David took up the role of CEO of the Motor Industry Association in February 2013. David has worked in both the public and private sectors mainly focusing in policy and operational roles across transport, energy, environment and economic sectors. This is more than 20 years in Government, holding senior management positions in several Government departments, including the Ministry of Transport. With the Ministry of Transport, David was General Manager of Land Transport Safety.

    The Motor Industry Association represents the interests of the official New Zealand distributors for new cars, trucks and motorbikes. It is the voice of the new vehicle industry, set up to provide a unified point of view and drive progress on issues that concern the sector, such as vehicle safety, low emissions vehicles, vehicle exhaust emissions, fuel standards, consumer standards etc.

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  • Jim Furneaux (Principal Advisor Driver & Operator at Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency)

    Jim Furneaux

    Principal Advisor Driver & Operator at Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency

    https://www.nzta.govt.nz/

    Jim has worked at Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency for 32 years. His current role is Principal Advisor Driver & Operator. This makes Jim the go to person for the New Zealand Institute of Driver Educators. Previous roles at Waka Kotahi included Manager Driver Licencing Standards, Regional Compliance Officer, Senior Investigating Officer Transport Licencing. Jim served with New Zealand Police from 1979 to 1990. In his spare time, Jim enjoys motorcycle riding and is a life member of the Ulysses Club NZ Inc.

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  • Soames Job (CEO and Principal of Global Road Safety Solutions)

    Soames Job

    CEO and Principal of Global Road Safety Solutions

    https://www.linkedin.com/in/soames-job-1ba24849/

    Dr Soames Job is CEO and principal of Global Road Safety Solutions. Previously he was Head of the Global Road Safety Facility, and Global Lead Road Safety with the World Bank. Soames has successfully headed government lead organisations in road safety, been a Professor in road safety, and consulted for various development banks, the United Nations, the International Standards Organisation (ISO), and the OECD, and has provided road safety guidance to over 90 countries and states.
    Previous roles include CEO of Global Road Safety Solutions Pty. Ltd.; Executive Director of the National Road Safety Council of Australia; Director of the New South Wales Centre for Road Safety; Fellow and National President of the Australasian College of Road Safety; Chair, National Road Safety Executive Group; Deputy Chair, ANCAP (Australian New Car Assessment Program); Director, Health and Safety Psychology Research Unit, University of Sydney.
    Mainly as member of a team, Soames has won many national and international awards in road safety including 5 Prince Michael International Road Safety Awards, and has over 500 scientific publications.

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  • Rhys Gardner (Founder and Chief Executive of Gfactor Technologies)

    Rhys Gardner

    Founder and Chief Executive of Gfactor Technologies

    https://www.gfactor.co.nz/

    Rhys is a race driver and innovator who cannot sit still for long. When he isn’t leading the Gfactor team, you can find him embarking on a road trip, or getting covered in mud on a motor cross or mountain bike somewhere in Aotearoa, New Zealand. His rally driving experience is core to his passion for mastering skills and taking on new challenges and adventures.

    Compelled by the trauma of car accidents involving many friends and family, Rhys began passing on his rally experience by teaching young learners how to control their driving, in a paddock on his family farm almost a decade ago.

    Jump forward to today, and his drive has only increased with the founding of Gfactor. He sees the power of virtual reality to provide people with the skills and experience they need to safely take on challenges in the real world; and for adventurous souls to share and celebrate their achievements, skills, and life experiences to inspire and motivate others.

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  • Rachael Jobson (Deputy Operations Manager at VTNZ)

    Rachael Jobson

    Deputy Operations Manager at VTNZ

    https://linkedin.com/in/rachael-jobson-0a437b5

    Rachael Jobson is Deputy Operations Manager for VTNZ. Rachael took over from James Law in 2022. VTNZ is responsible for driver licence testing in New Zealand. They do over one and half million car and truck assessments each year and well over 200,000 practical driver tests.

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  • Andrew Love (Head of Training, Association of Driving Instructors, National Joint Council at ADINJC)

    Andrew Love

    Head of Training, Association of Driving Instructors, National Joint Council at ADINJC

    https://linkedin.com/in/andrew-love-adi

    Andrew Love has worked in road safety and driver training for over 15 years. He currently serves as Head of Training at the Association of Driving Instructors, National Joint Council (ADINJC) and works with founder Matt Stone at Lets Instruct Driving Instructor Academy.

    The ADINJC is a national association run by ADIs on a not-for-profit basis. It works to inform, represent and support members, and to promote the interests of our profession. Established in 1973, the ADINJC is one of the leading National Driving Instructor Associations in the UK. It acts as a focal point for local driving instructor associations and groups, providing a voice to represent the views of members to the DVSA and other bodies. It is run by a Governing Committee, a small team of ADIs working full time in their own driving schools who donate their spare time and energy to improve the driver training industry for the benefit of both ADIs and the general public. Any member association can nominate someone to be a member of the GC with elections being conducted annually at the AGM.

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  • Wendy Robertson (National Coordinator at Driving Change Network)

    Wendy Robertson

    National Coordinator at Driving Change Network

    https://www.drivingchange.nz/

    Wendy is the National Coordinator at Driving Change Network. The Driving Change Network is group of more than 200 stakeholders representing the community, industry, Iwi/Māori and philanthropy who support driver education, training and licensing. It advocates to remove barriers to driver licencing by making it accessible and equitable. Wendy is also the Programme & Event Support Manager at Blue Light Ventures. This is a registered charity that works in partnership with the police to deliver a range of youth programmes and activities. Blue Light has two goals. 1. Reduce the incidence of young people becoming an offender or victim of crime. 2. Encourage better relations between the Police, young people, their parents, and the community.

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  • Ray Seagrave (Instructor Trainer and Owner at Complete Driver Training, United Kingdom)

    Ray Seagrave

    Instructor Trainer and Owner at Complete Driver Training, United Kingdom

    https://Web:%20www.complete-driver.co.uk

    A National Award winning Driving Instructor, Ray Seagrave is a highly recommended driver trainer. Incorporating coaching and other Client Centred Learning techniques into his training. Ray teaches drivers to become fully qualified instructors (ADI). He also trains ADI'S to improve their coaching and training skills.

    Having spent 25 years in senior business marketing management positions and qualified with an MBA in business management, Ray has wealth of experience in understanding clients, helping driving school business owner/instructors with their own personal development and achieving greater personal success.

    Ray is also qualified as a Fleet Driver Metrics Coach and aCCeLerate Instructor trainer and teaching ADI's 'Coaching for Driver Development' all over the Midlands the BTEC level three. Ray has a passion for personal development, improving driver safety and the development of the driver training industry.

    A professional who is well known and recognized by the industry for his approach, Ray is equally passionate about helping other ADI's achieve fantastic results for their clients through the aCCeLerate training program.

    Facebook: www.facebook.com/acceleratebtec3?ref=hl
    Web: www.coachinglearnerdrivers.co.uk
    Web: www.complete-driver.co.uk

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  • Michael Wood (Minister of Transport at New Zealand Government)

    Michael Wood

    Minister of Transport at New Zealand Government

    https://www.parliament.nz/en/mps-and-electorates/members-of-parliament/wood-michael/

    Michael is the MP for Mt Roskill, Minister of Transport and Minister for Workplace Relations and Safety. He is also Deputy Leader of the House.

    Michael was first elected to Parliament at the 2016 Mt Roskill by-election. In opposition he was Labour’s spokesperson for Transport, Revenue, and Consumer Affairs and after the 2017 election he was appointed as Parliamentary Under-Secretary to the Minister for Ethnic Communities and became Chair of the Finance and Expenditure Select Committee. He became Labour’s Senior Whip in mid-2019.

    As MP for New Zealand’s most diverse electorate, Michael is closely connected to New Zealand’s vibrant and growing ethnic communities and is focused on ensuring that every person regardless of background has the ability to flourish and reach their fullest potential in our country. He also has a particular interest in Auckland’s urban development and is a keen supporter of more high-quality affordable housing, and rapid public transport in his electorate and across the city.

    Prior to his parliamentary role Michael was an Auckland Council member in his community and has held roles providing advice to Habitat for Humanity and as a senior negotiator for the Finance Sector union Finsec.

    Michael is driven by the core belief that people do well when living in strong, fair, and supportive communities. He believes that an economy and public institutions that are focussed on people’s wellbeing will lead to a society that is both more prosperous and just.

    Along with his wife Julie and their three young sons, Michael lives in Roskill South where he loves to tramp along the Waikowhai Coast, tends to a very neglected vegetable garden, and dreams of an alternative career as a roving international test cricket commentator.

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Documents

Atura Wellington C&E Kit (1).pdfdownload

Exhibitors

Simulators

Car, truck, wheels tracks and rollers simulators.

  • Rhys Gardner

    CoDriVR is an education simulator for learner drivers in New Zealand. An in-built virtual reality programme is designed for anyone wanting to learn to drive, to practice their skills, or build their confidence.

    Rhys is a race driver and innovator who cannot sit still for long. When he isn’t leading the Gfactor team, you can find him embarking on a road trip, or getting covered in mud on a motor cross or mountain bike somewhere in Aotearoa, New Zealand. His rally driving experience is core to his passion for mastering skills and taking on new challenges and adventures.

    Compelled by the trauma of car accidents involving many friends and family, Rhys began passing on his rally experience by teaching young learners how to control their driving, in a paddock on his family farm almost a decade ago.

    Jump forward to today, and his drive has only increased with the founding of Gfactor. He sees the power of virtual reality to provide people with the skills and experience they need to safely take on challenges in the real world; and for adventurous souls to share and celebrate their achievements, skills, and life experiences to inspire and motivate others.

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Board Games for Driver Education

Board games for driver education in New Zealand. Some games have rules specific to the New Zealand Road Code.

  • Ian Elford

    Driven for Success - A board game to help New Zealanders learn to drive proactively in a space that’s rewarding, enjoyable and fun!

    Driven for Success - A board game to help New Zealanders learn to drive proactively in a space that’s rewarding, enjoyable and fun!

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Tickets

Full Conference (includes refreshments, lunch both days. Excludes dinner Function. Excludes accommodation.

Pays for both days of conference, refreshments, lunch on Friday and Saturday. Excludes the dinner function. Excludes accommodation. Pay for dinner and accommodation separately. This maximises options for everyone. Price excludes GST.

Member Price NZ$230.43
Dinner Function - Members and Guests

This is a member only conference. Members and guests of members pay to attend the dinner function. The cut off to register and pay for the dinner function is Friday 05 August 2022. This allows planning for catering and staff. Price excludes GST.

Standard Price NZ$56.52
Friday, Day One Conference

Pays for Friday, day one of conference. This includes welcome coffee at conference check-in, lunch, plus morning and afternoon refreshments. Accommodation is booked separately. It is not included in this price. The dinner function is booked separately. It is not included in the price. Price excludes GST.

Member Price NZ$130.43
Saturday, Day Two Conference

Pays for Saturday, day two of conference. This includes lunch and morning refreshments. Accommodation is booked separately. It is not included in this price. The dinner function is booked separately. It is not included in the price. Price excludes GST.

Member Price NZ$100

Venue

Atura Hotel Wellington

24 Hawkestone Street
Wellington, New Zealand

If you have any questions please contact Peter Elder

Contact Organizer

+64 211331514

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