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Rail Power, Tuesday 19 March 2019

Opening Keynote Plenary: Next Gen Rail

Dr Jacob Kam
08:50

Rail Leader Keynote Interviews

Back by popular demand, we kick off Asia Pacific Rail 2019 with a series of interviews with C-Level rail operator leaders. Don’t miss these exclusive insights from some of the region’s most forward-thinking executives.
Panel discussion
09:45

Keynote Panel: Next generation rail & the changing transport ecosystem

Following the keynote interviews, our leaders will come together for this exclusive panel discussion to explore the role of rail in the broader transport ecosystem, and how operators need to adapt to ensure they thrive amidst the disruption. Issues to be addressed include:
  • How does rail fit into the wider urban ecosystem?
  • How can rail operators establish partnerships with the right players, and who will drive this?
  • Where does Mobility-as-a-Service (MaaS) fit in the broader context of a digital rail strategy?
  • What technology investments do rail operators need to be making?
  • How can we enable last mile connectivity at all levels, and what role does or should the rail operator play in this?
  • What is the benefit to rail operators in offering end-to-end transport planning and electronic payment? Who is doing it right?
10:30

Networking refreshments & exhibition visit

Enhancing power systems operations

André Chamaret
Rail Power
11:50

Energy forecasting: unlocking energy savings

12:30

Networking lunch & exhibition visit

Keynote Plenary: The Power of Big Data

Dr Tony Lee
13:50

Big Data: how MTR is unlocking the power of data for true digitalisation

Norman Frisch
14:10

Digital transformation of railways

- Service innovation, Predicting passenger flows, introducing Mobility as a Service or forecasting asset demands are important enablers for a safe and cost-effective rail operation - The Road to Digital Transformation is an ongoing progress allowing operators to gain Business Intelligence through cloud activated applications from third parties or cross departmental expertise- Last mile connectivity through wireless converged networks providing access to mobile and fixed infrastructure, sensors and business applications offer new revenue streams for modern rail and metro operators
Rishi Dutta
14:30

Going beyond the buzzword: making use of Big Data

14:50

Networking refreshments & exhibition visit

Energy efficiency

Panel discussion
Rail Power
15:30

Driving your energy efficiency strategy

  • Using data to drive efficiency – combining fibre optic sensors and artificial intelligence
  • New technology for energy efficiency improvements
  • Automating driving trajectories to reduce energy consumption
  • Does one size really fit all? Do you need to design your energy efficiency strategy differently depending on the type of rail line?
  • Effective energy consumption forecast modelling
  • Driver training & securing buy-in
Moderator: Andrea Giuricin, Chief Executive Officer, TRA Consulting
Mahesh Kumar, Director (Projects), Maharashtra Metro Rail Corporation

Renewable energy applications

Mahesh Kumar
Rail Power
16:50

Solar-powered trains: gimmick or growing?

Mahesh Kumar, Director (Projects), Maharashtra Metro Rail Corporation
17:50

Networking drinks

last published: 18/Mar/19 16:05