TELECOMS & TRAIN CONTROL STREAM

 
 

Discover the Telecoms & Train Control Stream of Rail Live! 2019

 
 

Telecoms & Train Control, Tuesday 5 March 2019

12:30

Welcoming Lunch

15:20

Afternoon networking break

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Telecoms & Train Control, Wednesday 6 March 2019

08:00

Registration

08:45

Official Welcome

Panel discussion
08:50

Host Keynotes Panel

The Basque Government will welcome a panel of leaders from across the world to discuss their vision of the railway sector with the introduction of key policies such as the 4th Railway package and the increasing liberalisation of the sector.

Rail 5.0 and Digital Mobility

Brian Kelly
09:10

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.
09:25

Keynote Interview: Nigel Holness, Managing Director, London Undergound

Nigel Holness will sit down to discuss the future of rail technology in the world’s oldest underground system. TfL oversees one of the outstanding urban rail networks in the world with over 1.5 billion journeys per year. Nigel will share London's strategy for future growth and their drive for deeper digitalisation as London continues to capitalise on digital innovaiton that is profoundly changing the face of transport.
Panel discussion
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

round tables
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.
Are you ready for automation in rail – opportunities and challenges
Karsten Oberle

Karsten Oberle, Global Practice Lead - Railway, Nokia

Designing a Metro to facilitate mobility of the future
End-to-End connections in railway transport
Marc Giesen

Marc Giesen, Executive Director, DB Engineering & Consulting

How can an ERTMS transformation be managed step by step on a national scale?
Esmé Kalshoven

Esmé Kalshoven, ERTMS Program Director, NS

How rail operators can benefit from the latest telecommunication technologies
Felipe Sanjuan

Felipe Sanjuan, Transport Business Development Director, Teltronic

Opportunities for women through digitisation in the railway sector
Susanne Wolf-Eberl

Susanne Wolf-Eberl, Chairwoman, WIMEN

Technological challenges in traction systems
Iván Larzabal

Iván Larzabal, R&D Project Manager, CAF Power & Automation

OPTIMISING GSM-R, LTE & TETRA

Peter Kolar
Telecoms & Train Control
12:35

Telecoms modernisation and GSM-R implementation in the Czech Republic

  • Get to grips with preparation and modernisation of railway lines required ahead of implementing digital radio systems
  • Overhauling control command and signalling ERTMS in the Czech Republic with GSM-R
  • Interpreting where future trends will evolve telecommunications and train control
Felipe Sanjuan
Telecoms & Train Control
12:55

Integrated communications for transport: mission critical solutions based on TETRA and LTE

  • The combination of LTE + TETRA to meet communication needs in the Transport sector
  • Fulfilling operators' expectations concerning network performance, handover and mobility, reliability and management and maintenance
  • Looking to the future with pure LTE solutions
Amaia Bizkarguenaga
Telecoms & Train Control
13:10

Critical radiocommunication systems for transportation

13:30

Networking Lunch and Exhibition viewing

CYBERSECRITY

Israel Baron
Telecoms & Train Control
15:00

Creating robust cybersecurity strategies

  • Evaluate the threat hacking poses to wireless communications networks in transport
  • Prevent stepping-stone attacks by strengthening gaps in security
  • Uncover the challenges of isolating hardware and software for passenger and operator systems
Israel Baron, Ciso, Israel Railways
Panel discussion
Telecoms & Train Control
15:30

PANEL: How can rail prepare for potential risks as operational connectivity advances and legacy technologies are evolved?

  • What are the key methods of cyber-attack and data theft to be aware of and how can they be prevented?
  • How can rail operators ensure that new cybersecurity components and software do not negatively impact safety?
  • What can rail leaders do to embed cybersecurity into everyday workflows?
16:20

Afternoon networking break and exhibition viewing

Panel discussion
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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Telecoms & Train Control, Thursday 7 March 2019

08:00

Registration

10:20

Networking refreshment break in the exhibition hall

round tables
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.
Automation in Vienna: discussing the operational challenges of a conversion project
Nikolaus Panzera

Nikolaus Panzera, Operation Manager For The Implementation Of Uto, Wiener Linien

Evaluating the future train energy mix: hydrail, battery, diesel hybrid & electrification
Rory Dickerson

Rory Dickerson, Senior Engineer: Traction And Rolling Stock, Network Rail

Exploring Financial models for urban systems
Hans Cruse

Hans Cruse, Director, Spårvagnsstäderna

Getting the basics of cybersecurity right: how can transport foster a new way of thinking?
Maz Mirza Bin Mohd Aminurashid

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

How can an existing metro line be automated without traffic disruption?
Amandine Moutte

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

How can operators overcome the complexities of managing stakeholder relationships and mega-project coordination on a regional scale?
Richard Sendi

Richard Sendi, Head, Planning And Strategy Sgr Project, Ministry of Works and Transport, Uganda

How can rail operators ensure sustainability is a priority across the company?
Margrethe Sagevik

Margrethe Sagevik, Environmental Manager, NSB

How can rail transform network operations with ETCS and other new technologies on the horizon?
Christine Kraft

Christine Kraft, Project Manager Etcs, DB Kommunikationstechnik

How can RFID automation technology contribute to the optimisation of rolling stock maintenance
Tanmay Mehta

Tanmay Mehta, General Manager, Rfid, Centre For Railway Information Systems, Indian Railways

Investing in the right suppliers to optimise the future of our network
Camilla Ahston

Camilla Ahston, Senior International Strategist, Purchasing And Logistics, Trafikverket

Navigating the challenges of implementing ETCS on a surface-running network
Paul Booth

Paul Booth, Principal Engineer, Network Rail

Overcoming the challenges of combining big data in operations and infrastructure to streamline traffic management services
Marleen Verheyen

Marleen Verheyen, Advisor Traffic Management Services, Infrabel Sa

Sourcing future refrigerants for existing and new air conditioning systems in railway vehicle
Tobias Fischer

Tobias Fischer, Head Of Rolling Stock Technology, Deutsche Bahn AG

Understanding the potential of GNSS for rail
Juliette Marais

Juliette Marais, Research Fellow, IFSTAR

Update on the German Hydrail project: the results of our operations
Dr Holger Busch

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

What is IOTA’s vision for blockchain and distributed ledger technology in the world of mobility?
Alisa Maas

Alisa Maas, Lead Mobility Track, IOTA Foundation

COMMUNICATION-BASED AND AUTOMATED TRAIN CONTROLS

Koki Mitsuzuka
Telecoms & Train Control
12:35

Sharing East Japan Railway’s latest train control technology

  • Why did we develop a new train control technology?
  • Developing an economic business case for using this technology on secondary route networks
  • Sharing the impact of this technology on our services
Marco Tagliabue
Telecoms & Train Control
12:50

The best-performing Wireless solutions for Train-To-Ground communications

  • Train-to-Ground communications: key requirements, features and advantages of unlicensed-spectrum wireless solutions
  • Mission-critical and non-mission-critical: What applications can my wireless network realistically support?
  • Deployment examples, case studies and trends for commuter trains, metropolitan rail and lightrail
Baseliyos Jacob
Telecoms & Train Control
13:05

Implementation and challenges of ETCS & ATO on a European scale

  • Fulfilling demand for higher frequency, quality and energy saving on freight services along hightraffic routes European corridors
  • Executing the integration of ATO and ETCS systems with consistent and open interfaces
  • Understanding the infrastructural challenges of automation and digitisation
13:25

Networking lunch in the exhibition hall

FUTURE SIGNALLING SYSTEMS

Jasmijn De Clercq
Telecoms & Train Control
15:00

Behind the data of a rail signalling system

  • Understanding signalling data and building data models to link and analyse transport network data sets
  • Creating management value and insights through analytics
  • Evaluating future prospects in signalling systems
Amandine Moutte
Telecoms & Train Control
15:30

Automating an existing metro line without traffic disruption: after Line 1, Line 4

  • RATP's experience in metro modernization and automation
  • Focus on Line automation: challenges, project organization
  • Industrial strategy and key success factors
16:00

Close of Conference – See you next year!

17:15

Welcoming drinks in Torre BEC

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