Cold Comfort Scotland 2018

We would like to thank all our sponsors, partners and participating delegates for making the Cold Comfort Scotland 2018 such a great success.  Record delegate numbers and a sold out exhibition !  Click here to view the 2018 photo gallery.

Take a look at the Cold Comfort show review recently published in Highways magazine.

"A well run conference focussing on many of the current winter service issues. This event is proving to get better every year."
David Batchelor
, Project Manager - Severe Weather Plan, Highways England

The Cold Comfort Scotland conference aims to increase the knowledge and improve the efficiency and effectiveness of winter service operatives in Scotland. Using best practice case studies, technical sessions and debate and discussion, Cold Comfort Scotland considers every aspect of the winter service delivery sector as well as some of the new products, concepts and innovations being used on the road network.  Download the show preview which was published in the April issue of Highways magazine.


"Enjoyable, beneficial, productive and best Cold Comfort I have been to yet in Scotland."
Martin Thomson, Networks Impacts Manager, Transport Scotland

View the 2018 conference programme 

Key topics for Cold Comfort Scotland 2018 included:
    

• Lessons from Alaska-driving efficiencies, raising standards and making the most of winter service budgets

• New strategies and new directions-reassessing winter service delivery

• Skills, training and development

• Treating bridges, structures and footways

• Dealing with major weather incidents

• Measuring performance and making improvements

Participating 2018 speakers included representatives from Amey, The City of Alaska, Devon County Council, Highlands Council, Devon County Council, NWSRG, Scotland Transerv, TfL, The Swedish National Road and Transport Research Institute and Transport Scotland.