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


Telecoms & Train Control, Tuesday 5 March 2019


Welcoming Lunch


Afternoon networking break

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Telecoms & Train Control, Wednesday 6 March 2019



Rail 5.0 and Digital Mobility

 Oh Young-Sik

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

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

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?

Exhibition Opening Ceremony


Networking refreshment break


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.


Peter Kolar
Telecoms & Train Control

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

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

Networking Lunch and Exhibition viewing


Israel Baron
Telecoms & Train Control

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
Panel discussion
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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?

Afternoon networking break and exhibition viewing

Julio Gómez-Pomar

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?

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



Keynote Sessions


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?

Networking refreshment break in the exhibition hall


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.


Koki Mitsuzuka
Telecoms & Train Control

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
Baseliyos Jacob
Telecoms & Train Control

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

Networking lunch in the exhibition hall


Jasmijn De Clerq
Telecoms & Train Control

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
Telecoms & Train Control

Migrating from analogue to ERTMS

  • Improving line capacity by modernising communications networks and maximising the efficiency of train design
  • Navigating the complexities of using enhanced digital frequencies consistently amongst key stakeholders
  • Making sure we meet requirements for the rail line for the future

Close of Conference – See you next year!


Welcoming drinks in Torre BEC

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