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Discover the Light Rail Stream of Rail Live! 2019

 

Light Rail, Tuesday 5 March 2019

12:30

Welcoming Lunch

15:20

Afternoon networking break

last published: 07/Nov/18 21:35
 

Light Rail, Wednesday 6 March 2019

08:00

Registration

Rail 5.0 and Digital Mobility

 Oh Young-Sik
09:05

Keynote Interview: Oh Young-sik, CEO and President, KORAIL

Mr Oh Young-sik will sit down to discuss the future of rail technology in the world’s most digitally connected country. As CEO of a company that oversees one of the outstanding high-speed rail networks in the world alongside a metro system in Seoul that is responsible for over 1 billion journeys per year, Young-sik will share KORAIL’s strategy for future growth and their drive for deeper digitalisation.
Brian Kelly
09:20

Keynote Interview: Brian Kelly, CEO, California High Speed Railway Authority

The California High Speed Rail Authority have started construction of one of the world’s largest high-speed rail programs. The landmark US high-speed project represents a watershed moment for the US market as high-speed rail continues to grow. CEO Brian Kelly will sit down to discuss the key technologies CHSRA are looking at using to bring about momentous change in West Coast pubic transport and beyond.
Nicholas Owen
09:35

Keynote Digital Rail Panel: How can the rail industry adapt to the rapid changes that come with digital technology and embrace the digital revolution?

  • With the rise of IoT, sensors and automation, what are the priorities of the future of public transport?
  • What is the role of public transport operators in the future of door to door travel?
  • How can we use Artificial Intelligence in a sustainable way to ensure reliability and cost-effective maintenance?
  • Where will the next generation of disruptors in the transport industry come from and how can we prepare our organisations?
10:20

Exhibition Opening Ceremony

10:25

Networking refreshment break

11:20

Technology and Strategy Roundtables

With rising passenger expectations and rapidly-changing technology, how can we as an industry evolve to meet these challenges?Our round tables are hosted by senior level topic specialists.Participants are asked to introduce themselves to the table, and then as a group, they brainstorm and produce their suggestions on what technology would work best for them.After 30 minutes, there is one rotation, so participants can join two tables during the session.
Jon Lamonte
Light Rail
12:35

Joining the dots: How to incorporate light rail with regional megaprojects?

With the arrival of HS2 how Manchester and the North of the UK will take full advantageSeamlessly bringing together high-speed rail and urban rail for optimum effect.Connected thinking: spreading the benefits of mainline rail to an entire region
Light Rail
12:55

Low Carbon, and Low Carbon Vanadium (LCV) for Grooved Tramway Rails with wear performance and life estimation of LCV rails

Light Rail
13:10

Light Rail development in the global heartland of MaaS

  • Design, management and construction of light rail projects in a city where MaaS is already established
  • Incorporating the necessary IoT technology for MaaS
  • Intermodality as a centrepoint of development and strategy.
13:30

Networking Lunch and Exhibition viewing

SMART CITIES & LIGHT RAIL

  • Seamless integration with both public and private transportation modes
  • How to reduce car use through intelligent light rail deployment
  • The challenges faced through expansion of our public transport network
Light Rail
15:00

Light rail and metro in the world’s smartest city

  • Design, management and construction of light rail projects in a city where MaaS is already established
  • Incorporating the necessary IoT technology for MaaS
  • Intermodality as a centrepoint of development and strategy.
Light Rail
15:15

How can operators best leverage sustainable and efficient urban transport design?

  • Sustainability in the system design.
  • Adapting thinking to whole life cycle cost
  • New mobility system: electrical integration with other transport modes including autonomous vehicles
Panel discussion
Light Rail
15:35

Combining Light-Rail and Transit Oriented Design in Smart Cities

  • Transport system design in the context of a modern, digital city
  • How can we incorporate and operate light rail to relieve congestion in a safe, practical way?
  • Which digital technology should we be looking towards to help us meet our goals of capacity, sustainability and safety?
16:20

Afternoon networking break and exhibition viewing

Julio Gómez-Pomar
17:00

How can we invest in billion-euro projects and be sure that they will ready for future passenger demands?

  • Where are the key touch points for operators and infrastructure managers when looking to future proof megaprojects
  • What are thetechnologies we should be looking into regarding innovation in mobility?
  • What are the benefits of open data and what role can it play in these projects?
  • How can we be sure to integrate this innovation across our entire system and company?
  • How can we regulate and invest intechnologies for a smooth introduction of disruptors?
18:00

End of Day

Please join us for an evening drinks reception at the iconic San Mamés Stadium – the home of Athletic Bilbao FC
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Light Rail, Thursday 7 March 2019

08:00

Registration

Keynote Sessions

09:05

Mobility and Infrastructure Keynotes

09.05 In the face of radical and disruptive technology evolution, how can we ensure that our businesses are securely equipped for the future passenger?Automation, IoT, AI, blockchain the reality of innovation at the heart of global railway infrastructure companiesHow can we use cutting edge technology such as blockchain, AI and chatbots to facilitate operations and maintenance in a traditional industry like rail?
  • How can we create infrastructure that is flexible enough to adapt to the capacity demands of tomorrow?
  • What areas of innovation should we explore in order to develop the major projects of the future?
Keynote Panel: How can we guarantee that mobility will remain sustainable and a seamless passenger experience is not jeopardised with the introduction of disruptors?
  • How can we create digital platforms that are agile enough to adapt to the rapidly changing demands of passengers?
  • What steps should we take to ensure open data can be advantageous in the face of cybersecurity and GDPR challenges?
  • Where should operators be focussing to maximise the efficiencies available with future technology?
10:20

Networking refreshment break in the exhibition hall

11:20

Global Project Roundtables

With the ever increasing need for new transport infrastructure and smart technology, how are organisations around the world rising to meet this demand?Our roundtables are hosted by senior level projects specialists from across the world.Participants are asked to introduce themselves to the table, and then as a group, they brainstorm and produce their suggestions on what technology would work best for them.After 30 minutes, there is one rotation, so participants can join two tables during the session.
Alejandro Moreno
Light Rail
12:35

Digitalisation and innovation at the heart of the Midland Metro Alliance

  • Leveraging geolocation tools and big data combined with BIM for flexible, real-time construction
  • Using standardisation to deliver flexible, intermodal hubs for tram systems
  • How to interact with start-ups to ensure we welcome innovation into our projects
Light Rail
13:05

How can we leverage our infrastructure as a test bed of wider technology?

  • What will be the impact of fibre optics technology throughout our network?
  • Using our network to pioneer 5G technology
  • How can we then turn this into a revenue generator?
13:25

Networking lunch in the exhibition hall

16:00

Close of Conference – See you next year!

17:15

Welcoming drinks in Torre BEC

last published: 07/Nov/18 21:35