OMEGA Seminar Series 2011


Multicriteria Appraisal in Mega Technological Infrastructures: some pros, cons and wider issues

Professor Andrew Stirling, University of Sussex, UK

9th February 2011

From S to sigma: towards a new development pattern of the hellenic space? Is there a role for mega transport projects in spatial restructuring?

Professor Pantelis Skayannis, University of Thessaly, Greece

16th March 2011

Redundancy and Resilience as Key to the Problem of Tunneled Decision-Making: Applications in Dutch Mega Infrastructure Projects

Professor Willem Salet, University of Amsterdam

18th March 2011

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly: an Overview of the PPP Experiences from Taiwan’s Rail Projects

Professor Oliver Shyr, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan

13th April 2011

Mega Projects and Sustainable Development: Beyond the Rhetoric and Into Action

Stephen Joseph, Director, Campaign for Better Transport

11th May 2011

Major infrastructure planning for ‘old’ world cities

Professor Peter Newman, University of Westminster

12th October 2011


Mega Projects and Mega Events: The Experience of Preparing for the London Olympics

Niall McNevin, Director of Planning, Olympic Park Legacy Company

19th October 2011

Major Projects and the work of the IPC/Planning Inspectorate

Robert Upton CBE, Deputy Chair, Infrastructure Planning Commission

16th November 2011

Multi-criteria Analysis in the Planning and Appraisal of Mega Infrastructure Projects

Reg Harman, Transport Consultant & former Senior Research Fellow, Omega Centre & John Ward, Senior Research Fellow, Omega Centre

14th December 2011