Asset Management & Rolling Stock (Theatre 3)



Asset Management & Rolling Stock (Theatre 3), Tuesday 20 March 2018

Opening Keynote Plenary


Organiser’s Welcome Remarks


Chair's Opening Remarks


Keynote Interviews

With the urbanization of cities, public transport needs continue to be dominant. Rapid transit systems remain the most effective, cost-efficient and environmentally sustainable solution for cities. In this age of increasing passenger and operational demands, how are rail operators navigating these challenges? We hear from them in this series of exclusive interviews.

Panel discussion

Rail Leaders' Panel

    wing their interviews, our rail leaders will gather on a panel to explore the big issues affecting rail operators all around the world. Issues for discussion include:     
  •     How can rail authorities and operators work more closely with each other to enhance service reliability and passenger satisfaction?    
  •     What is a sustainable and profitable model to manage rail development and daily operations?    
  •     With the expansion of rail networks in the next decade, what can be done to build up our rail engineering capabilities and workforce?    
  •     How can we deliver more capacity through the effective use of staff, assets and systems?    
  •     The urban mobility landscape is evolving with on-mobility demand services and new technologies, how can rail operators respond to this changing landscape? 

Financing One Belt One Road

The One Belt, One Road initiative refers to the Silk Road Economic Belt and 21st Century Maritime Silk Road development strategy launched by the Chinese Government, with the aim of connecting 65 countries across three continents to China. The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AAIB) was set up to finance the building of infrastructure in economies along the trade routes. Join us in this session as we explore the role of AIIB in bridging the financing and connectivity gap and identify the upcoming opportunities for infrastructure development in the rail industry.

Title Sponsor Address


Exhibiton Visit & Networking Refreshments

Innovation in Asset Management

Prof Kang Kuen Lee
Asset Management & Rolling Stock (Theatre 3)

Conference Chair

Dr. Tony Lee
Asset Management & Rolling Stock (Theatre 3)

Foresighted Asset Management Strategy

  •     Creating accurate long-term forecasts of asset condition by analysing historical and current data
  •     Achieving foresight in asset management through novel prognostic technologies
  •     Equipping rail operators the ability to make decisions on optimal asset deployment and maintenance planning 
Dr. Jorge Yebra
Asset Management & Rolling Stock (Theatre 3)

Extending life cycle of assets with condition monitoring and predictive analytics

  •     Identifying high risk stages in rail asset life cycle using big data
  •     How can we ensure the quality and reliability of insights from predictive analytics?
  •     Extending life cycle of assets through preventive digital monitoring 
Asset Management & Rolling Stock (Theatre 3)

Asset Optimisation and Management

Reserved for ABB
Len Neist
Asset Management & Rolling Stock (Theatre 3)

Defining transport capability using systems engineering to assure asset integrity

Applying a system of systems approach to whole of life asset management of transport capabilities ensures new technologies and changing transport assets can be assured and accepted without compromising transport network integrity. This presentation will discuss how these disciplines are being introduced into the Victorian public transport sector to assure the significant infrastructure projects under development.


Networking Lunch & Exhbition Visit

C.C Chang
Asset Management & Rolling Stock (Theatre 3)

Developing a robust RAMS management system: A case study on Taipei Metro

  •     Designing and implementing  a comprehensive asset management system
  •     Managing asset renewal cycles for shorter life assets vs. longer life assets
  •     Strategic organization planning to ensure high quality asset management 
Panel discussion
Asset Management & Rolling Stock (Theatre 3)

PANEL: Key considerations in Asset Renewal – Balancing Investment, Risk and Cost

  •     As mature rail operators in the region are facing the issue of aging rail assets, a decision has to be made between refurbishment and replacement of assets. What are the key factors that need to be taken into account before a decision is made?
  •     What are the best practices in life cycle costing and asset renewal planning?
  •     How do we structure cost, funding and investment effectively to ensure the sustainability of rail assets?
  •     How will rail asset management evolve with the application of new technology in the next 5-10 years? 

Rolling Stock

Richard Keefe
Asset Management & Rolling Stock (Theatre 3)

Improving performance and cost-effectiveness of rolling stock fleets with condition-based monitoring

  •     What are the latest condition-based monitoring tools?
  •     Adopting condition monitoring and predictive maintenance to improve fleet reliability and safety
  •     How do they help in reducing life cycle costs?  
Roland Chan
Asset Management & Rolling Stock (Theatre 3)

Adopting IEC 61375 in IP train communication networks

  • Benefits of adopting IEC 61375 technologies
  • Real case sharing
    • Case 1: Applying ETBN in onboard multimedia and train to ground systems
    • Case 2: Applying ETBN in separate TCMS and multimedia systems 
Wee Lee Chia
Asset Management & Rolling Stock (Theatre 3)

Data analytics for train fleet reliability


Exhibiton VIsit & Networking Refreshments

Closing Keynote Plenary

Richard Anderson

Driving cost-effective growth in metro networks

  •     What are the factors that affect metro costs within and outside operator control?
  •     With the data on key cost drivers of operating costs, how can metro operators best target performance improvement initiatives?
  •     How can funding be optimised to generate maximum value? 
Rolf Härdi

The future is digital, transformation is now

  •     The digital future has already started. Where are we now? Where are we heading tomorrow?
  •     Deutsche Bahn’s approach to digital transformation and overcoming challenges 
  •     Digital innovations to deliver our vision of  a seamless passenger experience 
  •     How can transport companies collaborate with each other to be more successful in the digital age? 
  •     How can traditional technologies benefit from digital technologies and vice versa?
Rolf Härdi, CTO, Deutsche Bahn AG
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