Transport Student and Alumni Connection Event

Strategies to build a career path in transport


Naomi Langdon, Manager of Tram Planning, Victorian Department of Transport
Stephen Cropley, Director of Technology, Transmetric Amercia Inc

Event details:  

Date:  Tuesday 16 April 2019
Time:  1:00 to 2:00 PM
Venue:  New Horizons, 20 Research Way, Room G30, Clayton Campus


A light lunch will be provided. To assist with catering, and to guarantee your admission to the event, please register here.

RSVP by Friday 12 April 2019 close of business.

About the event:
Many students are keen to enter the workforce focus on getting their first job but don’t always think about that as a first step on a career path.  In the transport sector, opportunities exist in either the public (eg.  local, state or federal government) or the private sectors (consulting, transport service companies, transport suppliers as well infrastructure developers and operators).  What strategies can be employed to navigate in the transport sector from a first job to a secure career path?  In this seminar you will hear from two speakers, both Monash Alumni, as they share their experience and strategies for success.

This event has been organised as part of the 50th Anniversary Celebrations of transport at Monash. Transport education and research began at Monash in 1969 with the appointment of the first transport academic in civil engineering. Over those 50 years, transport education and research at Monash has expanded and our graduates now work around the world. Monash University was recently ranked as the top university in the world in the field of transportation1. As part of our celebrations to mark this special anniversary,  we are arranging for connection events like this to bring together alumni and current students as part of our work to ensure Monash continues to make a valued contribution to the transport sector for the next 50 years and beyond.

Speaker bios
Naomi Langdon completed her engineering and Law degrees at Monash along with a Master of Transport. She is currently the Manager of Tram Planning for the Victorian Department of Transport. Naomi began her career with the Transport Accident Commission before moving to consulting (SKM) and then taking a role at Public Transport Victoria. Her experience includes design of large-scale travel surveys as well as extensive work in passenger forecasting and choice modelling across various modes of transport in Australia, the United Kingdom and elsewhere.

Stephen Cropley completed his engineering degree at Monash and is Director of Technology for Transmetric Amercia Inc. a US company based in Austin, Texas. Transmetric provides solutions for monitoring, managing and analysing travel movement data.  In addition to its US client base, Transmetric currently works with the state road/transport agencies here in Victoria, New South Wales and Tasmania. Stephen’s previous experience includes working for a research organisation as well as in the insurance and IT sectors.

1.Centre for World University Rankings