2018 SPEAKERS

Conference Day one:    registration opens at 07:30am / conference starts at 08:40am / conference closes at 06:00pm / Guggenheim reception at 09:00pm  
Conference Day two:    registration opens at 07:30am / conference starts at 09:00am / conference closes at 03:30pm

 

Exhibition Day one:   registration opens at 08:30 / exhibition opens at 10:00am / Official opening ceremony at 10:20am / Exhibition closes at 05:00pm  
Exhibition Day two:   registration opens at 10:00am / Exhibition closes at 03:30pm

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KEY SPEAKERS IN 2018

 

Mark Wild

Mark Wild, Managing Director, Transport for London

Phil Washington

Phil Washington, CEO, LA Metro

Leslie Woo

Leslie Woo, Chief Planning and Development Officer

B.C. Yen, President, Taipei Metro

 

Lamonte

Jon Lamonte, CEO, TfGM (Manchester)

Marcelo Dourado

Marcelo Dourado, Managing Director, Metro de Brasilia

leanne redden

Leanne Redden, Executive Director, RTA Chicago

CC Chang

CC Chang, Commissioner, New Taipei Light Rail

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K D Adamson, Futurist & CEO, Futurenautics Group, United Kingdom

Lorenzo Aguilar Camelo, General Director, Monterrey Metro, Mexico

Diego Aisa, Sales manager, Greenwood Engineering, Spain

Diego Aisa at World Metro & Light Rail Congress & Expo 2018

Cesáreo Gonzalez Alvarez, Chief Executive Officer, Telice, Spain

Roberto Andreoli, Chief Information and Technology Officer, A.T.M. - Azienda Trasporti Milanesi, Italy

Babakalli Ankali, Assistant Head, Department of Mechanical Engineering, The University of Glasgow, United Kingdom

Andres Arizkorreta, Chief Executive Officer, CAF, Spain

Alexander Arriola, General Director, SPRI, Spain

Alexander Arriola at World Metro & Light Rail Congress & Expo 2018

Eneko Arruebarrena Elizondo, CEO, Metro Bilbao, Spain

Eneko Arruebarrena Elizondo at World Metro & Light Rail Congress & Expo 2018

Ander Azkarate, Strategic Innovation Manager, Danobat, Spain

Ramon Azuara, Director General, Renfe Pasajeros, Spain

Joanna Baczewska, Chief Financial Officer, Tramwaje Warszawskie, Poland

Alejandro Badolato, Co-CEO, Auto Drive Solutions S.L., Spain

Alejandro Badolato at World Metro & Light Rail Congress & Expo 2018

Emilie Baer, Project Manager, SMTC - Tisséo, France

Emilie Baer at World Metro & Light Rail Congress & Expo 2018

Michael Barillère-Scholz, Managing Director, IOKI by Deutsche Bahn, Germany

Michael Barillère-Scholz at World Metro & Light Rail Congress & Expo 2018

Sylvain Baro, Senior Design Engineer, SNCF, France

Alexander Barron, Associate Director and Head of Metro Benchmarking, Railway and Transport Strategy Centre, Imperial College London, United Kingdom

Yuri Eros Barros Zulaica, Director - Metro de Quito Project, Telefonica, Ecuador

Wojciech Bartelski, CEO, Tramwaje Warszawskie, Poland

Mikel Beitia Euba, Responsable de Material Móvil, Euskotren, Spain

Mikel Beitia Euba at World Metro & Light Rail Congress & Expo 2018

Antonio Berrios, Director for Technology Innovation, ADIF, Spain

Antonio Berrios at World Metro & Light Rail Congress & Expo 2018

Daniel Blauensteiner, WienMobil Project Manager, Wiener Linien, Austria

Steffen Bobsien, SVP European Asset Maintenance and Technology, DB Cargo, Germany

Henok Bogale, Deputy CEO, Ethiopian Railways Corp, Ethiopia

Pavel Boksha, Head of the Department of Analytics and Development of Route Networks, SUE Mosgortrans NIIproekt, Russian Federation

Paul Booth, Principal Engineer, Network Rail, United Kingdom

Christoph Borlinghaus, Future Networks Manager – Europe, Camlin Rail, United Kingdom

Joudia Boujdaini, International Business, CAF SIGNALLING, Spain

Gautier Brodeo, Senior Advisor - Railway Safety, RATP, France

Andrea Bruschi, Transportation and Mobility Planner, Metropolitana Milanese SpA, Italy

Dr Holger Busch, Scientific Advisor, Fraktion Bündnis 90 / Die Grünen, Germany

Dr Holger Busch at World Metro & Light Rail Congress & Expo 2018

Morten Buur, Assistant Director, Banedanmark, Denmark

Stéphane Callet, Director Signalling Projects, SNCF, France

Eli Canetti, Expansion Manager, MetrôRio, Brazil

Alexander Cano, CBTC System Engineer. Engineering department Madrid,, Bombardier, United Kingdom

Paolo Carbone, Head of Public Transport Capital Programmes, Transport Infrastructure Ireland, Ireland

Jiří Čermák, ‎Technology Evangelist, Neuron Soundware, Czech Republic

Jiří Čermák at World Metro & Light Rail Congress & Expo 2018

Dr. Cheng-chiou Chang, Committee Member, Department of Rapid Transit Systems, Taiwan

Meng Cheng Chao, Director - Information Technology Division, Taipei Rapid Transit Corporation, Taiwan

Michal Cieslik, Chief Security Officer, Wiener Linien, Austria

Philippe Citroen, Director General, Unife, Belgium

Peter Cushing, Managing Director, Cushing IP and Co Ltd, United Kingdom

Mark Davis, General Manager, D.L.R., United Kingdom

Juan Antonio Delgado, Head of Business Development, Marketing and Communication of Stadler Valencia, Stadler Rail Valencia, Spain

David Alvarez Diez, Research Engineer, ArcelorMittal, Spain

Andres Munoz De Dios Rodriguez, Managing Director, Metropolitano de Tenerife SA, Spain

José Luis Domingo Zayas, Head of Mass Transit, Mobility Division, Siemens, Spain

Marcelo Dourado, CEO, Metro DF - Companhia do Metropolitano do Distrito Federal, Brazil

Mathieu Dunant, Head of Innovation, R.A.T.P. Group, France

Nick Earle, SVP - Global Field Operations, Virgin Hyperloop One, United Kingdom

Pier Eringa, Chief Executive Officer, ProRail, Netherlands

Carlos Esquiroz, CEO, Metro Ligero de Madrid, Spain

Carlos Esquiroz at World Metro & Light Rail Congress & Expo 2018

Carme Fabregas, Chief Technology Officer, Autoritat Del Transport Metropolita, Spain

Carme Fabregas at World Metro & Light Rail Congress & Expo 2018

Enrique Fernandez Pino, Group CIO, Go Ahead Group, United Kingdom

Pedro Fernandez Undabarrena, Head of Spain Engineering Center, Bombardier, United Kingdom

Tobias Fischer, Head of Rolling Stock Technology, Deutsche Bahn AG, Germany

Tim Flower, Professional Head of Maintenance, Network Rail, United Kingdom

Pedro Fortea, Director, MAFEX, Spain

Pedro Fortea at World Metro & Light Rail Congress & Expo 2018

Juan José Gainza, Product Manager, ArcelorMittal, Spain

Diego Galar, Professor, Lulea University, Sweden

Julio Galipienzo, Area Manager, CAF MiiRA, Spain

Julio Galipienzo at World Metro & Light Rail Congress & Expo 2018

Rodrigo Garcia, Responsable Técnico, BENDER IBERIA, Spain

Rodrigo Garcia at World Metro & Light Rail Congress & Expo 2018

Aitor Garitano, CEO, Euskal Trenbide Sarea - Red Ferroviaria Vasca, Spain

Aitor Garitano at World Metro & Light Rail Congress & Expo 2018

Laia Garriga, Business Development Manager, Rail Industry, Eurecat Centro Tecnológico De Catalunya, Spain

Vladimir Gavrilin, Head of Data Analysis Department, SUE Mosgortrans NIIproekt, Russian Federation

Vladimir Gavrilin at World Metro & Light Rail Congress & Expo 2018

Vincent Georjon, Deputy General Manager, SMTC - Tisséo, France

Gabriel Goulet-Langlois, Data Scientist, Transport for London, United Kingdom

Rafael Gutierrez de Mesa, Sales & Marketing Director, Kuehne+Nagel, United Arab Emirates

Rafael Gutierrez de Mesa at World Metro & Light Rail Congress & Expo 2018

Oleg Guziy, Chief Executive Officer, Kinergizer, Netherlands

Oleg Guziy at World Metro & Light Rail Congress & Expo 2018

Mogens Hagelskær, CEO, Odense Tramway, Denmark

Rolf Härdi, CTO, Deutsche Bahn AG, Germany

Rolf Härdi at World Metro & Light Rail Congress & Expo 2018

Amy Harhoff, Director of Corporate Affairs, Transport for Greater Manchester, United Kingdom

Charles Hoskins, Senior Director, Strathclyde Partnership for Transport, United Kingdom

Tobyn Hughes, Managing Director, Nexus, United Kingdom

Bob Huisman, Manager of Maintenance Research and Development, N.S., Netherlands

Frederic Jans-Cooremans, Project Manager, Transport Systems, STIB-MIVB, Belgium

Carel Jonckheere, Digital Railway Project Director, Infrabel, Belgium

Mark Joseph, Chief Development Officer, Transdev, United States

Jung Gyeong Woo, Director of IT, Korail, Republic Of Korea

Kumar Keshav, Managing Director, Lucknow Metro Rail Corporation, India

Nick Kingsley, Managing Editor, Railway Gazette International, United Kingdom

Thomas Kritzer, Head of Tramway Division, Wiener Linien, Austria

Nir Kugel, Deputy General Manager, Design, N.T.A. Metropolitan Mass Transit System Ltd, Israel

Sanjay Kumar, Chief Engineer – Signalling & Telecommunications, Kolkata Metro Rail Corporation, India

Jean Robert Laarhoven, Commercial Director, Amurrio Ferrocarril Y Equipos Sa, Spain

Jean Robert Laarhoven at World Metro & Light Rail Congress & Expo 2018

Jon Lamonte, Chief Executive Officer, Transport for Greater Manchester, United Kingdom

Xabier Larrea, ESS Platform Manager, CAF POWER & AUTOMATION, SL, Spain

Imanol Leza, CEO, Euskotren, Spain

Imanol Leza at World Metro & Light Rail Congress & Expo 2018

Javier Lopez, Commercial Director, Pandrol Ltd, Spain

Ralph Luijt, Manager Energy & Environment, NS Reizigers, Netherlands

Juliette Marais, Research Fellow, IFSTAR, France

Guzman Martin, Area Manager, CAF, Spain

Daniel Martin, CEO, Limmat Group, Spain

Daniel Martin at World Metro & Light Rail Congress & Expo 2018

Luis Miguel Martinez Palencia, Director of Strategic Planning and Operation, Consorcio De Transportes De Madrid, Spain

Luis Miguel Martinez Palencia at World Metro & Light Rail Congress & Expo 2018

Christopher McMorrow, Head of Fleet Management, Irish Rail, Ireland

Maz Mirza bin Mohd Aminurashid, Head, Information Technology, Mass Rapid Transit Corporation Sdn Bhd, Malaysia

Mohammad Montazeri, Deputy Managing Director, Tehran Urban & Suburban Railway Company - TUSRC, Iran

Ander Montes Pozo, Kaohsiung Tram Technical Manager, CAF Turnkey & Engineering, Spain

Alejandro Moreno, Director, Midland Metro Alliance, Spain

Ana Maria Moreno, General Manager, Los Tranvías de Zaragoza, Spain

Ana Maria Moreno at World Metro & Light Rail Congress & Expo 2018

David Moris, Product manager - Transport Rails, ArcelorMittal, Spain

Andrew Morsley, Head of Maintenance Modernisation, TFL, United Kingdom

Amandine Moutte, Assistant Project Manager, Line 4 Automation Project, RATP, France

Jesus Navarro, Head of Rolling Stock, T.M.B. - Transports Metropolitans de Barcelona, Spain

Jesus Navarro at World Metro & Light Rail Congress & Expo 2018

Meike Niedbal, Head of Business Development, D.B. Station and Service, Germany

Miguel Nieto, Director General, ADIF, Spain

Miguel Nieto at World Metro & Light Rail Congress & Expo 2018

Nikolaos Nikolopoulos, Head of Signaling and Train Control Dept., Attiko Metro, Greece

Nikolaos Nikolopoulos at World Metro & Light Rail Congress & Expo 2018

Maria Concepcion Ortega Ortiz, Urban Light Transport Manager, IDOM, Spain

José Miguel Ortega Soldevilla, Deputy Director, Metro Bilbao S.A., Spain

José Miguel Ortega Soldevilla at World Metro & Light Rail Congress & Expo 2018

Milena Oschmann, Environmental Expert, Deutsche Bahn, Germany

Nicholas Owen, Journalist, Presenter & Rail Enthusiast, BBC, United Kingdom

Susana Palomino Bilbao, Marketing and Communications Manager, Metro Bilbao, Spain

Susana Palomino Bilbao at World Metro & Light Rail Congress & Expo 2018

Geert Pauwels, Chief Executive Officer, Lineas, Belgium

Juan Francisco Paz, Architecture Area Manager, SENER Ingenieria Y Sistemas S.A., Spain

Juan Francisco Paz at World Metro & Light Rail Congress & Expo 2018

Cesar Augusto Peñaloza Pabón, Viceministro de Transporte, Ministerio de Transporte de Colombia, Colombia

Cesar Augusto Peñaloza Pabón at World Metro & Light Rail Congress & Expo 2018

Victor Perez, Reponsible for the Catenary division, K.L.K. Electro Materials S.A., Spain

Victor Perez at World Metro & Light Rail Congress & Expo 2018

David Pistoni, CEO and Founder, Zeleros, Spain

David Pistoni at World Metro & Light Rail Congress & Expo 2018

Javier Pita, CEO, Neosistec - Navilens, Spain

Javier Pita at World Metro & Light Rail Congress & Expo 2018

Egle Radvile, Director of Information Technology, JSC Lithuanian Railways, Lithuania

Egle Radvile at World Metro & Light Rail Congress & Expo 2018

Oscar Ramon Alaman, Export Director, Implaser, Spain

Oscar Ramon Alaman at World Metro & Light Rail Congress & Expo 2018

Marcos Reboredo, Director of Technology and Innovation, Revenga Smart Solutions, Spain

Marcos Reboredo at World Metro & Light Rail Congress & Expo 2018

Leanne Redden, Executive Director, Regional Transportation Authority Chicago, United States

Ricardo Restrepo, CEO, TRANSMETRO, Colombia

Ricardo Restrepo at World Metro & Light Rail Congress & Expo 2018

Martin Röhrleef, Project and Innovation Manager, Üstra Hannoversche Verkehrsbetriebe Ag, Germany

Aurelio Rojo, Independant Consultat & Honorary Member, Alamys, Spain

Kaspars Rokens, COO, Rail Baltica, Latvia

Jaume Romero, Head of Signalling, T.M.B. - Transports Metropolitans de Barcelona, Spain

Jaume Romero at World Metro & Light Rail Congress & Expo 2018

Dirk Rompf, Managing Director Network Planning and Major Projects, DB Netz AG, Germany

Pilar Rosado Manzano, engineering, Euskotren, Spain

Pilar Rosado Manzano at World Metro & Light Rail Congress & Expo 2018

Stefan Roth, Product Owner HoloAssist, Deutsche Bahn, Germany

Stefan Roth at World Metro & Light Rail Congress & Expo 2018

Efim Rozenberg, First Deputy General Director, JSC NIIAS, Russian Railways, Russian Federation

Victor Ruiz, President, MAFEX, Spain

Victor Ruiz at World Metro & Light Rail Congress & Expo 2018

Cécile Saint-Marc, Project Manager, SNCF Reseau, France

Angel San Segundo, Head of Technical Department, JEZ Sistemas Ferroviarios, Spain

Angel San Segundo at World Metro & Light Rail Congress & Expo 2018

Juan Carlos Sanchez, Technical Director, JEZ, Spain

Felipe Sanjuan, VP Sales Global Integrators, Teltronic, Spain

Felipe Sanjuan at World Metro & Light Rail Congress & Expo 2018

Santiago Sanz Castillo, Director de Tecnología, SUPRASYS, Spain

Santiago Sanz Castillo at World Metro & Light Rail Congress & Expo 2018

Goyo Sarasola, Director de Operaciones adjunto, E.T.S., Spain

Goyo Sarasola at World Metro & Light Rail Congress & Expo 2018

Patrick Savoie, Business Development Manager for Energy Management, ABB, Canada

Christian Schlehuber, Team Leader CyberSecurity OT, Db Netz, Germany

Jörn Schwarze, CTO, Kölner Verkehrs-Betriebe Ag, Germany

Ivana Semanjski, City of Ghent, Belgium

Ivana Semanjski at World Metro & Light Rail Congress & Expo 2018

Chris Sexton, Technical Director, Crossrail 2, United Kingdom

Anja-Maria Sonntag, Head of Digital Transformation, SBB Cargo, Switzerland

Fabian Stöffler, Head Asset Digitisation, DB Cargo, United Kingdom

José Pla Tormo, Jefe Área Técnica, FERROCARRILS DE LA GENERALITAT VALENCIANA, Spain

José Pla Tormo at World Metro & Light Rail Congress & Expo 2018

Enrique Torres Verdasco, Director of Sales, Mobility Division, Siemens, Spain

Carlos Alberto Ugaz Montero, Managing Director, Autoridad Autonoma del Sistema Electrico de Transporte Masivo de Lima y Callao A.A.T.E., Peru

Kilian Ulm, Head of Business, Axon Vibe, Switzerland

The Most Excellent Iñigo Urkullu, President/ Lehendakari, Basque Government, Spain

The Most Excellent Iñigo Urkullu at World Metro & Light Rail Congress & Expo 2018

Ianko Valero, Technical Director, Traction Area, Ingeteam Power Technology S.A, Spain

Paulius Valiulis, Head of Innovation Labs, Lithuanian Railway, Lithuania

Fernando Vaquero Granados, Ingeniería de Material Móvil, T.M.B. - Transports Metropolitans de Barcelona, Spain

Fernando Vaquero Granados at World Metro & Light Rail Congress & Expo 2018

Rik Vos, Chief Operating Officer, Lineas, Belgium

Rik Vos at World Metro & Light Rail Congress & Expo 2018

Nalinaksh Vyas, Chairman, Technology Mission, Indian Railways, India

Phillip Washington, Chief Executive Officer, Los Angeles Metro, United States

Wendy Welsh, Head of Air Operations, Network Rail, United Kingdom

Mark Wild, Managing Director, London Underground, United Kingdom

Gareth Williams, Head of Energy & Environment, Northern Rail Ltd, United Kingdom

Joachim Winter, Senior Scientist and Project Manager, German Aerospace Centre (DLR), Germany

Leslie Woo, Chief Planning and Development Officer, Metrolinx, Canada

Leslie Woo at World Metro & Light Rail Congress & Expo 2018

B.C. Yen, President, Taipei Rapid Transit Corporation, Taiwan

Alvaro Zevallos, Chief Business Development Officer, NEM Solutions, Spain

 


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