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Spain, 18 - 19 April 2018

Schedule

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Apr 1808:40
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Welcome speech

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Victor Ruiz, President, MAFEXSpain
Apr 1808:45
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Official Welcome

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The Most Excellent Iñigo Urkullu, President/ Lehendakari, Basque GovernmentSpain
Apr 1808:50
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Basque Country Transport Innovation Strategy

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Aitor Garitano, CEO, Euskal Trenbide Sarea - Red Ferroviaria VascaSpain
José Miguel Ortega Soldevilla, Deputy Director, Metro Bilbao S.A.Spain
Imanol Leza, CEO, EuskotrenSpain
Alexander Arriola, General Director, SPRISpain
Apr 1809:10
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Keynote CEO Interview

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Mark joins us to discuss the future of the tube, the world’s oldest underground railway network. Looking at how TfL are using connectivity and data to help improve operations and reduce costs. Learn about London Undergrounds latest projects including the rollout of full mobile coverage on the 249-mile network, new state of the art signalling systems and their most recent innovation programme.
Apr 1809:20
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Keynote CEO Interview

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Infrastructure evangelist Phil Washington sits down with Nicholas Owen to talk about the $140 billion of planned projects in the LA region. With the 2028 Olympics on the way and a city overrun by motor congestion it has become more important than ever to transform Los Angeles into a world leader in integrated urban transit. Join Phil to exclusively hear about the innovative ways they’re approaching PPPs and understand the challenges ahead to meet their targets.
Apr 1809:30
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Keynote Panel: How can the rail industry fully embrace the digital revolution and bring us into the 21st century?

Keynotes
  • What will be the ultimate impact of IoT, artificial intelligence and sensor led technology on our business and our passengers?
  • Are future integrated transport networks still going to rely on systems that feed the metro, or more point-to-point solutions?
  • How will maintenance systems change and what will we need to do to integrate and effectively use all the data now becoming available?
  • The future for artificial intelligence in rail, how can it help keep trains moving, avoid delays and improve customer service?
  • Passenger expectations are rising – How do operators cater for the modern multimodal ‘always connected’ passenger?
Apr 1810:05
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How the CAF Group are harnessing new technologies and digital innovation to deliver rail solutions worldwide

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Apr 1811:20
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TECHNOLOGY AND STRATEGY ROUNDTABLES

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Delivering service without disruption: How to ensure an effective migration from ATO to UTO?
How can administrations, operators and railway stakeholders match trends in urban transport needs?
How can operators benefit from enhanced safety and evacuation through glow in the dark products and new technologies?
Oscar Ramon Alaman, Export Director, ImplaserSpain
How can operators benefit from intelligent turnouts and diamond crossings for center-guided trams?
Angel San Segundo, Head of Technical Department, JEZ Sistemas FerroviariosSpain
Identifying next trends for On board Energy Storage Systems in Rolling Stock vehicles.
IOT & Maintenance: The digitisation of mobility: how can rail operators invest wisely in the mobility revolution?
Kaohsiung tram. First catenary less integrated project in the world
Milan Metro: What are the most important factors to consider when designing and building Metro systems in an age of flexible urban mobility?
Station 2030
Juan Francisco Paz, Corporate Communication, SENER Ingenieria Y Sistemas S.A.Spain
Trends and challenges for the integration of the storage elements in the power conversion
Apr 1812:10
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Creating predictive maintenance in railways with innovative technologies

Infrastructure and Track
  • How ADIF are maintaining hundreds of kilometres of track with digital technology
  • Feeding new, innovative data inputs to create high-precision maintenance schedules
  • Taking track maintenance to the next level
Antonio Berrios, Director for Technology Innovation, ADIFSpain
Apr 1812:10
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The truth about Hydrail: Understanding the opportunities for rail

Power
  • What is the current state of development of Hydrogen fuel trains?
  • Understanding the range of combination and that can be developed
  • Overcoming the infrastructure challenge: how can rail operators successfully implement the required infrastructure?
Apr 1812:10
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Understanding why Rail Freight is more necessary than ever in today’s digital world

IOT & Maintenance
  • · Step 1: Companies are reinventing themselves by reinventing their products, how should freightposition itself?
  • Step 2: Connectivity, digitalisation en automatisation within an Industry 4.0. level open up never seen opportunities for the future of Rail Freight
  • Step 3 : Make it credible: Understanding the first projects in Lineas’ roadmap to the future
Rik Vos, Chief Operating Officer, LineasBelgium
Apr 1812:10
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Developing GNSS for the rail industry

Telecommunications & Train Control
  • Industry update: the state of GNSS-based solutions and projects for rail
  • Understanding the implications of GNSS for the rail industry: optimising operations and reducing costs
  • Remaining issues and next short term steps: developing tools and methodology to enhance and prove both the reliability and safety of GNSS-based positioning solutions
Apr 1812:10
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Tehran’s rail renaissance: An update on £25 billion investment in rail projects

Metro
Apr 1812:10
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Zaragoza: leveraging project experience to drive innovation and expansion.

Light Rail
Zaragoza: leveraging project experience to drive innovation and expansion.
Ana Maria Moreno, General Manager, Los Tranvías de ZaragozaSpain
Apr 1812:20
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How can operators improve mobility in a growing urbanization environment?

Light Rail
-How Stadler develop light rail vehicle families for different application and needs?
-How can light rail operators future-proof their rolling stock?
-Case studies and project experiences
Apr 1812:30
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How an antivibration system with adjustable rigidity helps operators to resolve noise and vibration problems?

Infrastructure and Track
  • How buildings canhave several natural frequencies and theimpact this has on solutions
  • The complexity of vibration studies and why this requires flexible systems to face the solutions
  • Our vision:how high anti vibratory power systems in surface provide better maintenance without affecting infrastructure in the future.

Apr 1812:30
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Trends and challenges for the integration of the storage elements in the power conversion

Power
  • Storage technologies have opened a wide range of functionalities in the power conversion
  • Power electronics will play a significant role in the integration of storage technologies on rail networks
  • Maximizing energy efficiency: a financial and environmental necessity

Apr 1812:30
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INNEO: Fully-automated metro solutions for Santiago de Chile Metro Lines 3 & 6

Metro
Apr 1812:30
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TETRA & LTE Integrated Communications Solutions for Transportation

Telecommunications & Train Control
  • Why invest in LTE? The key benefits this technology will bring to your operations
  • Ensuring your networks are secure and high functioning with Long Term Evolution
  • Working with the latest innovations in communications technology
Felipe Sanjuan, VP Sales Global Integrators, TeltronicSpain
Apr 1812:30
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Funding Ethiopia’s transport boom. A new phase in Addis Ababa’s development.

Light Rail
Apr 1812:40
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Exploring the opportunities for rail that digitisation provides

IOT & Maintenance
  • Using digitisation to provide additional services to our customers: developing in a customer centric way
  • Digitization and Automation of Assets and Infrastructure
  • Our vision for the future: Better utilization and increasing availability of assets and production resources as well as increasing energy efficiency, quality and customer satisfaction
Apr 1812:40
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How can operators best leverage sustainable and efficient urban transport design?”

Light Rail
  • Challenges in the urban integration
  • Sustainability in the system design.
  • Efficiency: Life cycle cost
  • New mobility system : electrical integration with other transport modes
  • And the next steps : autonomous vehicles ?
Apr 1812:50
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A world first: developing hydrogen-fuelled trains ready for implementation in Germany

Power
  • Why Hydrail in Germany? Understanding the unique benefits that hydrail will bring to our network
  • The science is there: how can rail operators foster political backing for hydrail development
  • Giving an update on the German casestudy: the latest developments and hopes for the future
Dr Holger Busch, Scientific Advisor, Fraktion Bündnis 90 / Die GrünenGermany
Apr 1812:50
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Digital Construction in Rail Infrastructure - the DB Appraoch

Infrastructure and Track
  • Acceleration of Large-Scale Infrastructure Projects
  • Digitalization in Planning and Construction
  • Collaborative Project Completion​
Apr 1812:50
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Master the performances of signalling upgrades in Paris

Telecommunications & Train Control
  • Increasing capacity and operations in Paris: the main performances levels to achieve on NExTEO EOLE Project
  • Overcoming the key challenges of mastering the implementation of new tech with its new performance levels
  • Using tools (SIMONE) : key lessons learnt so far
Apr 1812:50
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Urban Mobility: From automated metros to a new passenger experience making the most of digital solutions.

Metro
  • How automated metros have changed our perception of mobility?
    Which are the next challenges in terms of urban mobility?
    How the digital solutions will impact the passenger journey experience?
Apr 1812:50
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Light rail as the future for urban development in an economic landscape of restricted budgets

Light Rail
Apr 1813:00
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Integrating Linea 3 into Metrorrey's diverse system

Metro
Apr 1814:30
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Innovative and Competitive Rail

Infrastructure and Track
  • How ProRail have leveraged technology to improve infrastructure in Holland
  • The importance of innovation in today’s competitive rail industry.
  • Lessons learnt: looking forward to a digital future
Apr 1814:30
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The Dutch vision: A future energy neutral company

Power
  • NS’ story so far: the key steps already taken to achieve sustainability
  • Understanding our strategy to reach the energy neutral status
  • Discussing Ecodriving as a key part of our success: motivating our workforce and aligning the technical capabilities
Apr 1814:30
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Using Big Data to gain insights in the maintenance of our rolling stock

IOT & Maintenance
  • Hear how TFL are taking advantage of increasing number of sensors and sources of data on our rolling stock
  • Understanding how big data can be optimised and developing new algorithms to gain new insights into our assets
  • Key case studies: simply changes to lower the risk of disruption and the cost of maintenance
Apr 1814:30
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Taipei Metro: Raising the bar in urban rail reliability and frequency– How Taipei Metro plans to improve MKBF by 2020 to make it one of the most reliable networks in the world today

Metro
  • Setting high targets and standards to create operational excellence
  • Maintaining a high level of service and reliability while balancing new projects and extensions
  • The future – What is the highest possible level Taipei can achieve?
Apr 1814:30
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UNIFE’s vision for the digitisation of rail

Telecommunications & Train Control
  • The development of technologies to support the digitisation of the railway: from LTE to ERTMS – making it work for all
  • The role of ERTMS in the digitisation of the railway industry: how can the rail industry effectively innovate?
  • Looking to the future: how will rail benefit from key technologies such as IOT, AI and blockchain? Taking control of our innovation
Apr 1814:30
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Successfully integrating full design, procurement and construction

Light Rail
  • Lessons from Birmingham: How to organise a mega project to meet targets
  • Standardisation and the long-term benefits of uniform production
  • The advantages of a “whole lifecycle cost” approach
Apr 1814:45
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Reducing energy consumption and generating smart grid revenues with wayside energy storage systems

Power
  • Operational and design considerations of a wayside energy storage systems
  • Where does it make sense to utilize WESS to save energy cost and develop new revenue streams
  • A US case study on Transit Authority & Utility smart grid collaboration for successful WESS deployment
Apr 1814:45
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Remote and Real-Time Diagnostics of Rolling Stock Assets Condition: Business Cases and Main Results

IOT & Maintenance
  • How can technical and financial risks be minimised with the implementation of highly precise asset management?
  • What best practices should be used for this purpose to optimise the impact on rail networks?
  • Sharing insight on the qualitative and quantitative benefits of applying big data techniques to rolling stock assets to improve performance
Apr 1814:45
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How can railway stakeholders test their actual and future rails to maximise lifecycle?

Metro
  • Industry update: Advance testing for in-use service prediction
  • The effect of corrugation on metro rails and how to reduce this problem
Apr 1814:45
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Interoperable CBTC: Going beyond

Telecommunications & Train Control
  • Implementing an ATO system over ERTMS: optimising your network
  • Attaining interoperability with train control technology: how can we develop this into the future?
  • Developing ATO technology for increased efficiency and safety
Apr 1814:45
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Turnouts and diamond crossings for centre-guided trams : How is hybrid urban transport changing the face of operations?

Light Rail
  • How and why hybrid urban transport vehicles have been introduced in Europe
  • The benefits of a central-guided system and what it can offer operators
  • How operators can adapt their procurement through tailor-made track solutions to help future-proof their network?
Apr 1814:50
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Hear our experience of implementing pantograph monitoring on Italy’s high-speed line

Infrastructure and Track
  • Sharing the technology behind the pantograph monitoring system operation
  • Hear why pantograph monitoring is an important innovation and how it creates impact on day to day rail operation
  • Outlining the performance and results of the project: what are the key benefits to the Italian high-speed line
Apr 1814:53
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How City Transport adapts to the rapidly changing sector of Metro and Trams

Metro
  • New grades of Low Carbon Vanadium
  • Delivering increased passenger comfort
Apr 1815:00
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Developing a sustainability strategy: Northern Rail’s approach

Power
  • Sharing Northern Rail’s progress to improving sustainability and environmental standards on our network
  • Making sure that sustainability remains a priority though-out the organisation: why our structure is working
  • Looking towards the future, what are our goals and what does our roadmap to success look like?
Apr 1815:00
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The challenge of train condition-based logistics

IOT & Maintenance
  • Sharing the status of NS’ big data environment: what are we doing with our sensor data?
  • Developing technologies and applications to optimise the logistics of railway operations
  • Transitioning to full dependency: overcoming the political and regulatory challenges
Apr 1815:00
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Developing and operating with ERTMS in South Korea

Telecommunications & Train Control
  • Understanding the unique characteristic s of the South Korean Rail network
  • Discovering and overcoming the key challenges of implementing ERTMS technology
  • Hear the results of our research, developing LTE technology for railway operations
Apr 1815:00
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The future of transport in Manchester 2040

Metro
  • Creating world class connections that support long­­-term sustainable solutions
  • Exploiting new technology and innovative approaches that can add real value to your urban rail network
  • Understanding the future of journey planning, wayfinding, fares, ticketing and the latest vehicle technology to prepare your network for the future
Apr 1815:00
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How to spread the economic benefits of a public mega project

Light Rail
  • The challenges of integrating light rail into a huge urban redevelopment
  • The benefits of light rail compared to other light transit solutions in the context of a project
  • How to ensure the benefit of light rail is extended
Apr 1815:05
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Belgium’s embrace of IoT – laying the track of the future

Infrastructure and Track
  • How Infrabel is digitising the infrastructure maintenance activities to transition to Smart Assets
  • How a connected ‘Intranet of things’ combined with measuring trains are impacting the current way of working
  • Learn about the journey to create the real added value of the SAP EAM backbone
Apr 1815:20
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Evaluating alternative power systems for the future of Deutsche Bahn

Power
  • Understanding the technologies available to replace diesel
  • Hearthe specific challenges of alternative power systems in rail
  • Discussing our approach to evaluating the best solution for Deutsche Bahn
  • Sharingsome projects of Deutsche Bahn to introduce alternative power solutions

Apr 1815:20
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CBTC frequency Standardisation

Telecommunications & Train Control
  • Understand how STIB is working to optimise telecommunications on our network
  • Working with partners in the industry towards standards that work for all
  • Sharing our progress and future initiatives
Apr 1815:20
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How will Paris tackle mobility challenges in the build-up to the Olympics?

Metro
  • How Paris are deploying automation to make transport more efficient
  • How will AVs change the face of mobility
  • The benefits of open data to Europe
  • Future vision: How to leverage BIM modelling to create the Smart Cities of the future
Apr 1815:20
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How Metrolinx plan to innovate in to deliver Toronto’s largest investment in public infrastructure

Light Rail
  • Why P3’s reputation has changed over the last ten years and how Metrolinx plans to use them in their projects
  • How to structure a C$ 30 billion, multi-faceted construction project.
  • Bridging the gap between publicly financed flexibility and private entrepreneurship with Metrolinx Capital
Leslie Woo, Chief Planning and Development Officer, MetrolinxCanada
Apr 1815:25
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Building Russian Railways’ digital strategy: modernising a mega-network

Infrastructure and Track
  • How Russian Railways have used technological innovation to implement predictive maintenance across a 75,000 km network.
  • Building the IT architecture needed to facilitate the digital transformation of Russian Railway’s (ISUZHT)
  • Lessons learnt and the future of Russian Railway’s infrastructure
Apr 1815:40
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Battery EMU an alternative solution for diesel trains

Power
  • Sharing the benefits and features of Battery EMU

  • Investigating the solutions andBombardier’s bridging battery solution

  • Insights into our battery train case study -Dieselvs battery train

Apr 1815:40
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Panel debate: How can rail capitalise on the potential opportunities arising from condition based maintenance?

IOT & Maintenance
Themes include:
  • Discussing the main challenges that rail operators and network managers face when first implementing CBM
  • Ensuring you are gathering and optimising data: what are the key lessons that can be shared?
  • Developing and building on key insights to optimise data and CBM
Apr 1815:40
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Orchestrated Mobility - A seamless and contextual mobile experience

Metro
  • Orchestrated end-to-end mobility enabled by customer insights gained through smart location analytics.
  • AI powered travel assistance to reduce friction of public transport users.
  • Contextual communication, seamless ticketing and ancillary revenue.
Apr 1815:40
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Security4Safety: An integrated approach

Telecommunications & Train Control
  • How can signalling equipment of railways be secured against cyber attackers?
  • How can a security lifecycle be integrated in the safety lifecycle?
  • Different approaches will be shown to this challenge
Apr 1815:45
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How maintenance schedules can radically change through the use of rigid catenaries

Infrastructure and Track
Victor Perez, Reponsible for the Catenary division, K.L.K. Electro Materials S.A.Spain
Apr 1815:45
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Panel Debate: Funding the next revolution in urban rail

Light Rail
  • Contrasting three unique funding techniques
  • Gathering political and public consensus to increase awareness and momentum
  • The power of consortiums in achieving infrastructure upgrades
Apr 1816:00
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Building a sustainable metro network: the Lucknow case study

Power
  • How can rail operators build a sustainable network when planning a new network
  • Ensuring that stations and depots are built using the most green technology
  • Overcoming the challenges of putting sustainability as a priority: lessons from India
  • strategy for extremely fast delivery of Lucknow Metro project
Apr 1816:00
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The future of the Digital Railway in Germany and beyond

Infrastructure and Track
  • How to ensure a coherent approach to digital projects at DB
  • Ensuring the culture of innovation and technology matches the attitude of employers
  • Creating a joint diagnostics program to facilitate intelligent infrastructure management
  • The importance of an open data platform for Europe’s rail industry
Rolf Härdi, CTO, Deutsche Bahn AGGermany
Apr 1816:00
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How are TfL using Wi-Fi and data analytics to improve journeys in London?

Metro
  • Analysing depersonalised travel patterns and grouping them into different segments to build a richer understanding of passenger demand.
  • Enabling greater sophistication in providing real-time information to customers, helping prioritise investment to improve services and ease congestion points.
  • Providing better insight on customer flows which could help increase commercial revenue for advertising companies or rental units on the transport network.
Apr 1816:00
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Keeping ahead of unethical hackers in a digital rail environment

Telecommunications & Train Control
  • Developing cyber processes as more networks and systems go online
  • How can we ensure that we keep ahead of the hackers?
  • Making sure we are aware of vulnerable areas and work towards improving our security
Apr 1817:00
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Smart stations and their effect on the mobility of the future

Keynotes
  • How Spanish high-speed stations, are currently immersed in a process of digital transformation that will turn them into smart and personalized stations
  • The concept of a "Smart Station" seen from the point of view of management and technology but also from the human and environmental perspective
  • The station as the center of an electromobility chain within the city, favoring sustainable door-to-door transport
  • Creating hyperconnected buildings that will provide the stations with the necessary intelligence
Miguel Nieto, Director General, ADIFSpain
Apr 1817:20
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Closing keynote panel: How can we make sure that the urban rail investments that we make now will pay dividends for our cities in the future?

Keynotes
  • Weighing up the initial investment in new technologies such as predictive maintenance when your current infrastructure is in need of repair?
  • How can we deliver higher levels of sustainability, cost-efficiency and drive capacity on our existing budgets?
  • What more can we do to get the most out of our existing infrastructure and what technologies can help us?
  • What are the latest innovative ways to fund new projects and raise money for improvements?
Apr 1818:00
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Close of Day 1

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Evening Drinks Reception begins at Guggenheim Museum at 9 pm. Private guided tours from 8 – 9 pm .

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Apr 1909:00
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Industry 4.0: How will advances in autonomous vehicles, artificial intelligence and even blockchain impact the rail industry?

Keynotes
  • How AI could transform your networks by leveraging the hidden power of internal and external data streams to improve operational efficiency in real-time
  • Autonomous vehicles: Are they a threat or an opportunity for urban mobility?
  • Driving intelligent mobility and offering your passengers hyper personalised and multi-modal journey’s, how can blockchain help enable this ecosystem?
  • The importance of collaboration with start-ups, and how the rail industry can become more customer-centric and less reactionary
Apr 1909:30
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The future of autonomous vehicles and MaaS – Can we make this the Amazon of urban Transportation?

Keynotes
  • New age of partnerships – when it comes to MaaS how do you get all the different stakeholders to play in the same sandbox? Will MaaS platforms be built from the bottom up, or driven/mandated from the top down (by government)?
  • Anticipating journeys using big data to help reduce friction. Will blockchain technology help develop the MaaS ecosystem?
  • What will be the most significant parts of the new mobility value chain?
  • Understanding the future of AV integration in cities around the world. Electric AVs could cut the cost of transporting a passenger by 80% per mile. Will we just add more cars on the road? How can cities manage these low-cost AVs and ensure people still use public transit?
  • How will AVs cope in a world with human drivers?
  • What new mobility modes can we expect, in addition to AVs?
Apr 1909:50
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Commercialising the Hyperloop

Keynotes
  • How we plan to combine Hyperloop technology and Virgin’s expertise to accelerate Hyperloop tocommercialisation
  • Emerging routes in the EU and beyond
  • Integrating hyperloop with existing transport infrastructure
  • Milestones in testing the first full-scale Hyperloop system in the world
Apr 1910:05
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How Deutsche Bahn and “ioki” are bringing on-demand autonomous driving into the public transport industry?

Keynotes
  • Developing a fully integrated AV solution to compliment your existing rail infrastructure and offering a more personalised and environmentally friendly urban transit ecosystem
  • Using artificial intelligence and machine learning to offer real time routing that makes daily journeys easier and more flexible
  • Creating a digital eco system for open and on-demand transit
  • Results and findings from integration in German cities
Michael Barillère-Scholz, Managing Director, IOKI by Deutsche BahnGermany
Apr 1911:00
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How MaaS solutions can increase your ridership by adopting new technologies

Urban Mobility
  • How to offer easy access and integrated services for all kinds of transport modes
  • How Hanover (Germany) launched one of the one of first operational examples of MaaS
  • How the rise of the sharing economy and the upcoming of autonomous vehicles will disrupt our traditional transportation systems
Apr 1911:00
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IoT to overcome the complexity and trigger new servitization in the digital railways of the future

IOT & Maintenance
Apr 1911:00
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Network Rail’s condition-based maintenance program

Infrastructure and Track
  • Aligning stakeholders to make CBM possible
  • Leveraging analytics to increase efficiency within CBM
  • How Network Rail is integrating its maintenance systems
Apr 1911:00
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Automate an existing metro line without traffic disruption: the result of a long story of innovation since the 50's

Telecommunications & Train Control
  • RATP's experience in metro modernization and automation (several types of transition, both Brownfield and Greenfield projects)
  • Focus on Line automation: Line 1 worldwide first, Line 4 ongoing (challenges, project organization)
  • Industrial strategy and key success factors
Apr 1911:00
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How are Madrid going to meet the challenges of decongestion, environmental responsibility and smart mobility?

Metro
  • How Madrid are using real-time data to maximise efficiency in their transport system?
  • The future for innovating financing and PPP projects in Madrid
Luis Miguel Martinez Palencia, Director of Strategic Planning and Operation, Consorcio De Transportes De MadridSpain
Apr 1911:00
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Improvement of a railway operation within a PPP

Light Rail
  • Creating the trams needed to solve maintenance inefficiencies.
  • Equipping the rolling stock of the future to create useful data factories.
  • Dreaming big: the true potential of predictive maintenance.
Carlos Esquiroz, CEO, Metro Ligero de MadridSpain
Apr 1911:15
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How Go Ahead Group are using digital tools, Ibeacons and real time passenger information to offer passengers imaginative ticketing solutions?

Urban Mobility
  • The evolution of the offer – from cash to mobile to ???
  • Going beyond the ticket and understanding how digital tools, apps and retailing are the future
  • Offering imaginative digital solutions to traditional rail problems
Apr 1911:15
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How is Danobat’s advanced technology leveraging highly accurate wheel measurements and wheel reprofiling systems for maximum operating efficiency

IOT & Maintenance
  • How non-stop data is helping operators to make smart maintenance a reality
  • Technological innovation to simplify data maintenance
  • How to reduce inspections and maximise interventions
Apr 1911:15
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Advanced functions in ATO for mass transit systems

Telecommunications & Train Control
  • Are you ready to be the train eyes in UTOsystems?.

  • Integration of CCTV and intercoms with signalling system at central control

  • Discussinghtbenefits of remote maintenance andoperation of trains

Apr 1911:15
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Resilience and Security in Smart Metro, a new challenge?

Metro
  • The interoperability of systems as key of the Smart Metro.
  • The importance of confidentiality and exclusivity in communications systems in the railway environment
Marcos Reboredo, Director of Technology and Innovation, Revenga Smart SolutionsSpain
Apr 1911:20
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How SBB Cargo are leveraging IoT and Automation to prepare for the cargo industry of the future

Infrastructure and Track
  • SBB Cargo’s intelligent approach to digitalisation. How we planned for the future.
  • Using IoT technology to deliver an improved service through precision train tracking and enhanced passenger information
  • Future insight: How to continue transforming freight
Apr 1911:20
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SIMOVE: Developing an innovative safety system that prevents human error

Light Rail
  • Using data to follow the exact position and speed of your tram
  • Reacting and alerting your driver
  • Identifying segments of tracks that are at risk and monitoring driver habits
Apr 1911:30
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Developing a big data platform to optimise operations on the Indian Railways Network

IOT & Maintenance
  • Understand how Indian Railways is working to develop a big data for asset management
  • Exploring the deep learning paradigm the rail industry
  • Developing an outlook of applications and innovations for a big data platform
Apr 1911:30
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Panel discussion: What is the future of MaaS

Urban Mobility
  • Using digital innovation to deliver real-time travel information.
  • Gathering consensus for data-sharing and pairing with third-parties
  • Augmenting customer experience through digital innovation
Apr 1911:30
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CEO PANEL: The future of new projects and expansion in the LATAM region

Metro
  • Is infrastructure key to lifting Latin America’s competitiveness?
  • What is the scope for new projects in Latin America and how has policy changed to make new projects more viable?
  • What will LatAm rail need to overcome to become stronger in the next 10 years?
Apr 1911:30
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Network Rail: Automation of the busiest commuter line into London

Telecommunications & Train Control
  • Giving an update on the progress of the Thameslink project: implementing ETCS and ATO on the line
  • What were the biggest challenges through the design phase of ETCS?
  • Sharing our experiences of working with this technology on operational networks
Apr 1911:40
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Dublin Metro project

Infrastructure and Track
  • The story of Dublin Metro and our next steps following approval
  • What ae the key challenges facing TII when constructing this line?
  • Lessons learnt from a tricky process
Apr 1911:40
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Self- regulation and automisation: Internal procedures and how to marry technology with the humans that use it

Light Rail
  • Improving internal processes to ensure maximum safety of light rail
  • Safety as a philosophy. Putting safety at the heart of a system, focusing on humans
  • Outlook on developing technology to improve safety on the way to autonomous driving
Apr 1912:00
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Global Project Roundtables

Keynotes
Ateach round table, the project leader will talk for 5 minutes, following the format as below
  • Project introduction, highlighting particular challenges specific to that project
  • Project progress, emphasising supplier and partner relations
  • Project summary – what would we do differently if we tackled this project again?
The table will then move on to discussion for 25 minutes.
There will then be one rotation, giving participants the opportunity to have joined two round tables in total
Blue sky thinking with SNCF’s Drones Team
Contract and procurement design: preparing operators for the future of transport in Manchester
Creating zero emission stations – Using solar power to create a sustainable network
Crossrail: how the London megaproject became a success story
Designing cyber security in the design phase: implementing a first class cyber security strategy from the very start
Hear how operators are investing in braking energy recovery and optimising the forecasted benefits
How Dublin is transforming their transport system through smart, cost-effective technologies.
How high-speed rail will be the new gateway to the Baltics.
IIoT in the railway sector: how Lithuania is deploying the latest tech to improve the network’s performance
Intelligent ticketing: leveraging ancillary revenue for increased ridership
Lessons learnt: Growing the DLR Network for future capacity and technology challenges
Maintaining quality and consistency when combining light rail and metro systems
Reducing risk and gathering objective information through drone operations
Sistemas de Protección Automática en Explotaciones Tranviarias
José Pla Tormo, Jefe Área Técnica, FERROCARRILS DE LA GENERALITAT VALENCIANASpain
Toulouse Aerospace Express: Collaborating with the local smart mobility ecosystem and Airbus to innovate and future-proof TISSEO’s new line
Emilie Baer, Project Manager, SMTC - TisséoFrance
Traffic Management as a Service: the future of urban congestion management?
Ivana Semanjski, City of GhentBelgium
Transforming and organizing stakeholder management in large-scale projects
Unlocking the potential of Metrolinx’s system through the implementation of future mobility solutions.
Leslie Woo, Chief Planning and Development Officer, MetrolinxCanada
Apr 1914:20
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Crossrail: how the London megaproject became a success story

Infrastructure and Track
  • How Crossrail delivered Europe's largest infrastructure project on time and within budget
  • What are the key lessons learnt from the construction ofCrossrail an how can we apply them elsewhere in the world
  • Crossrail 2: the next line for London.



Apr 1914:20
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Increasing frequency by 221% on the Basque Infrastructure network

Telecommunications & Train Control
Goyo Sarasola, Director de Operaciones adjunto, E.T.S.Spain
Apr 1914:20
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Typhoons and supercapacitors: adapting decisions on power to local demands

Light Rail
  • Kaohsiung and Taipei: How Taiwan developed a power system to two light rail systems
  • The benefits presented by this process
  • Powering forward: how to apply these lessons to new transit systems
Apr 1914:40
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Rail Baltica: the challenges of introducing innovative solutions”

Infrastructure and Track
  • Preparing the Baltics high-speed network for the future of European transport
  • Leveraging technological excellence to deliver outstanding reliability
  • How the Baltics will advance with train technology in the coming years.
Apr 1914:40
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Implementing WIFI along the network of Taipei Metro

Telecommunications & Train Control
  • Upgrading from station WIFI to in-carriage WIFI: meeting the demand of our customers
  • Developing a specification for on board wifi which meets the criteria of your metro: sharing our experience
  • Implementing the technology on our network: understanding key technological challenges and impact on critical control network
Apr 1915:00
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Using big data to optimize metro service and client satisfaction

Telecommunications & Train Control
Susana Palomino Bilbao, Marketing and Communications Manager, Metro BilbaoSpain
Apr 1915:00
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How to run an entire light rail system on solar power?

Light Rail
  • Gathering consensus for sustainable energy projects
  • Developing technology to deliver green schemes
  • The hidden benefits of sustainable light rail systems
Ricardo Restrepo, CEO, TRANSMETROColombia
last published: 16/Apr/18 11:45 GMT

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