2019 SPEAKERS

Middle East and North Africa 

  • H.E. Dr. Abdulla Belhaif Al Nuaimi, Minister of Infrastructure Development, Chairman, Federal Transport Authority - Land & Maritime, UAE
  • H.E. Mr. Khalifa bin Saeed Al-Abri, Assistant Secretary General, Economic & Development Affairs, GCC General Secretariat
  • Mario Pinto, Senior Architect, Roads and Transport Authority, United Arab Emirates
  • Eng. Alaa Mahjoub, Data Management Senior Expert, Abu Dhabi Department of Transport, United Arab Emirates
  • Mourad Gassab, Chief Executive Officer, Société du Réseau Ferroviaire Rapide de Tunis, Tunisia
  • Hector Lopez Ruiz, Research Fellow for Transportation and Urban Infrastructure, King Abdullah Petroleum Studies & Research Centre, Saudi Arabia
  • Garima Laud Pathania, Senior Specialist – System Assurance, Road and Transport Authority, United Arab Emirates
  • Omiros Fanariotis, Procurement Manager - Capital Equipment, Etihad Rail, United Arab Emirates
  • Youssef Draïss, Director General, Casa Transport, Morocco 
  • Eng. Riyad Berraida, Head of Purchasing Unit, Office National des Chemins de Fer (ONCF), Morocco
  • Eng. Mohamed Hosni, Head of Central Department of Rolling Stock, National Authority for Tunnels, Egypt
  • Dr Joseph Nguessan Kouassi, Chief Transport Engineer, African Development Bank, Tunisia
  • Ibrahim Saleh, Electrical Control Systems Engineer, National Authority for Tunnels, Egypt
  • Engr. Hadi Shallal Al Nakash, Director General, Iraqi Republic Railways Company, Iraq
  • Dr Khaled Abbas Sayed, Professor, Transport Planning & Traffic Engineering Founder 
  • & Chairman, Transport Planning & Traffic Engineering House (TPTEH), Egypt
  • Anass El Fourari, Project Director, ONCF, Morocco
  • Tarek Alsayed, Consultant, Egypt
  • Muhammad Fadel, Head of Toll Equipment, Cairo Metro, Egypt

Africa

  • Hon. Kweku Ofori Asiamah, Minister, Ministry of Transport, Republic of Ghana
  • Barbara Mommen, Chief Executive Officer, Maputo Corridor Logistics Initiative, South Africa
  • Kate Setjie, Chief Executive Officer, Transport Education and Training Authority (TETA), South Africa
  • Olivier Koumfieg, Transport Director, CamRail, Cameroon
  • Brian Monakali, General Manager, Capital Planning, Transnet Heavy Rail, South Africa
  • Kumneger Hussien, Team Leader, Railway Electrification and Power Supply, Ethiopian Railways Corporation, Ethiopia
  • South and Central Asia 
  • Mohammad Yamma Shams, President, Afghanistan Railway Authority, Afghanistan
  • Ajit Kumar Mishra, Chief Project Manager, Dedicated Freight Corridor Corporation of India, India
  • Sanjay Kumar, Chief Engineer, Signal and Telecom, Kolkata Metro Rail Corporation, India
  • Gaurav Agarwal, Director, Mechanical Engineering, Indian Railways, India
  • Ankala Saibaba, Chief Engineer, Indian Railways, India
  • Sanjeev Kumar Lohia, Managing Director and CEO, Indian Railway Stations Development Corporation, India
  • Pawan Kumar Goyal, Chairman and Managing Director, Jaipur Metro Rail Corporation, India
  • Vinod Bhatia, General Manager Cris, Ministry of Railways, India

International

  • Fabian Stöffler, Vice President Asset Digitisation, DB Cargo, Germany
  • Philippe Citroën, Director General, UNIFE, Belgium
  • Howard Rosen, Chairman, Rail Working Group, Switzerland
  • Professor Yannis Mylopoulos, Chairman of the Board of Directors, Attiko Metro, Greece
  • Michael Acosta, Senior Director, Commercial Planning, VIA Rail, Canada
  • Joubert Flores, Director, Metro Rio, Brazil
  • Rajiv Datt, Senior Advisor (RM & LVC), NCR Transport Corporation, India
  • Dr Padet Praditphet, Director, Common Ticketing Office, Office of Transport and Traffic Policy and Planning (OTP), Ministry of Transport of Thailand
  • Randy S. Sac, Head, Information Management and Technology, Light Rail Manila Corporation, Philippines
  • James Boardman, Cleaning Delivery Manager, London Underground Limited, United Kingdom
  • Ba Myint, Senior General Manager, Myanmar Railways- Ministry of Rail Transportation, Myanmar
  • Dr Joachim Winter, Senior Scientist - Project Manager, "Next Generation Train - NGT", German Aerospace Center
  • Ignacio Callen, Sales Director -Transport Systems- CIS Countries and MEA Region, Teltronic, Spain
  • China Railway Group Limited (CREC) speaker
  • CRRC Corporation Limited speaker
  • Progress Rail speaker
  • RATP Dev speaker
  • Hyperloop One speaker
  • Unipart Rail speaker
  • Greenbrier speaker

South and Central Asia 

  • Mohammad Yamma Shams, President, Afghanistan Railway Authority, Afghanistan
  • Ajit Kumar Mishra, Chief Project Manager, Dedicated Freight Corridor Corporation of India, India
  • Sanjay Kumar, Chief Engineer, Signal and Telecom, Kolkata Metro Rail Corporation, India
  • Gaurav Agarwal, Director, Mechanical Engineering, Indian Railways, India
  • Ankala Saibaba, Chief Engineer, Indian Railways, India
  • Sanjeev Kumar Lohia, Managing Director and CEO, Indian Railway Stations Development Corporation, India
  • Pawan Kumar Goyal, Chairman and Managing Director, Jaipur Metro Rail Corporation, India
  • Vinod Bhatia, General Manager Cris, Ministry of Railways, India

 

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