Rail Festival

CEOs confirmed for 2018

 

Roger Van Boxtel, Chief Executive Officer, NS ReizigersRoger Van Boxtel
Chief Executive Officer

NS Reizigers

Erich Forster, Chief Executive Officer, Westbahn Management GmbHErich Forster
Chief Executive Officer

Westbahn Management GmbH

Yves Desjardins-Siciliano, President and Chief Executive Officer, VIA Rail Canada
Yves Desjardins-Siciliano

President and Chief Executive Officer

VIA Rail Canada

 

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DIGITAL ADVISORY BOARD

 

Jenny Gejke, Head of Digital Channels, SJ (Swedish Rail)

Jenny Gejke 
Head of Digital Channels
SJ (Swedish Rail)

Joshua Schank, Chief Innovation Officer, LA metro

Joshua Schank 
Chief Innovation Officer
LA metro

Patrik Horny, VP of board, director of economy & IT, Slovak Rail

Patrik Horny 
VP of board, director of economy & IT
Slovak Rail

Egle Radvile, Director of IT, Lithuanian Railways

Egle Radvile 
Director of IT
Lithuanian Railways

Manuel Gerres, Managing Director Deutsche Bahn Digital Ventures & Head of New Digital Business, Deutsche Bahn

Manuel Gerres
Managing Director Deutsche Bahn Digital Ventures & Head of New Digital Business
Deutsche Bahn

 

Chris Tibbets, Head of Group Digital Solutions, National Express

Chris Tibbets 
Head of Group Digital Solutions
National Express

Anu Muurinen, Director, Retail and Travel, Accenture

Anu Muurinen
Director, Retail and Travel
Accenture

Jukka-Pekka Suonikko, CIO, VR Group

Jukka-Pekka Suonikko 
CIO
VR Group

Pascal Lannoo, Head of Customer Experience, Voyages-sncf.com

Pascal Lannoo
Head of Customer Experience
Voyages-sncf.com

 

 

 

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What is The World Rail Festival?

 

Summits

Pre-day Summits focusing on Revenue Management, Connectivity & Customer Journey and Smart Ticketing & MAAS

Speakers

More CEO Speakers than ever before

 

Case Studies

100+ Rail case studies from the industry’s thought leaders

 

Round Tables

Over 35 round table sessions for interactive discussion and informal knowledge sharing
 

Disruptors

More disruptors and outside industry perspectives than ever before

Attendees

An unbeatable list of Rail Executives in attendance

Networking

A new concierge networking service
 

"Excellent event. Really well organised. Great speakers. Forward-thinking presentations"

Caledonian Sleeper

A fantastic opportunity

 

Get your brand, your message and your sales people in front of your customers.

The World Rail Festival creates fantastic opportunities to form lucrative partnerships and source new ground-breaking railway solutions.

 

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2018 PARTNERS

  • Platinum Sponsor

    Accenture at World Rail Festival 2018
  • Gold Sponsor

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  • Associate Sponsor

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    SilverRail at World Rail Festival 2018
  • Exhibitor

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  • Exhibitor

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  • Exhibitor

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  • Exhibitor

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  • Exhibitor

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SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

 

2018 Speakers

 

Markus Basler, Head of Digital Transformation & Strategy, SBB

Yves Desjardins Siciliano, President and Chief Executive Officer, VIA Rail Canada

Jochen Engert, Founder and Managing Director, FlixBus

Enrique Fernandez Pino, Group CIO, Go Ahead Group

Erich Forster, Chief Executive Officer, Westbahn Management GmbH

Erich Forster at World Rail Festival 2018

Jenny Gejke, Head of Digital Channel Development, Swedish Rail

Manuel Gerres, Managing Director Deutsche Bahn Digital Ventures & Head of New Digital Business, Deutsche Bahn

Duncan Henry, Head of Ticketing, Rail Delivery Group

Patrik Horny, Vice President of board, Director of Economy and IT, Slovak Railways

Christina Hvid, CEO, Rejseplanen A/S

Robert Jan Ter Kuile, Strategic Adviser, G.V.B.

Peter Krumm, Strategy & Development Director, Connexxion Transdev

Prabhas Kumar, AFC Expert, Ministry Of Transport And Communication

Pascal Lannoo, Head of Customer Experience, Voyages-sncf.com

Valerie Lefler, CEO, Liberty Mobility Now, Inc.

Christophe Lemaire, Director of Modernisation Program - Smart Navigo, SNCF

Chris Perry, Director, Intelligent Mobility Solutions

Chris Perry at World Rail Festival 2018

Dr Padet Praditphet, Director, Common Ticketing Office, Office of Transport and Traffic Policy and Planning (OTP), Ministry of Transport of Thailand

Egle Radvile, Director of Information Technology, JSC Lithuanian Railways

Sami Sahala, I.T.S. Chief Advisor, Forum Virium Helsinki

Andrew Salzberg, Head of Transportation Policy and Research, Uber

Joshua Schank, Chief Innovation Officer, Los Angeles Metropolitan Transportation Authority

Sovan Shatpathy, CTO, Amtrak

Ernesto Sicilia, MD & Chairman Trenitalia UK, C2C Rail Limited

Endre Sundsdal, CTO, Entur A/S

Jukka-Pekka Suonikko, CIO, VR Group

Chris Tibbetts, Group Head Digital Solutions, National Express

Roger Van Boxtel, Chief Executive Officer, NS Reizigers

Steve Wakeland, Chief Executive Officer, ITSO Ltd

Sascha Westermann, Head of ITS PMO, Hamburger Hochbahn

Birgit Wirth, Head of Innovation Projects, Deutsche Bahn AG

 

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"This was one of the most exciting conferences I have attended. The plenaries were exceptional, the presentations were rich and the quality of the presenters was extraordinary high"

Russian Railways

 

 

 

 

 

 
 

 

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