• THE LARGEST RAIL CONFERENCE AND EXHIBITION ACROSS THE MIDDLE EAST, NORTH AFRICA, SOUTH ASIA & CENTRAL ASIA

    12 – 13 March 2018  -  Dubai International Convention & Exhibition Centre, UAE

  • 7,500 visitors - 800 conference attendees - 300  exhibitors

  • The only rail event run in partnership with the UAE government

In Partnership with

Ministry of Infrastructure

Federal Transport Authority

Etihad Rail

2018 SPEAKERS CONFIRMED

Just some of the incredible industry leaders who will be speaking at the event.

 

H.E. Dr. Abdulla Belhaif Al Nuaimi

H.E. Dr. Abdulla Belhaif Al Nuaimi

Minister of Infrastructure Development, Chairman, 

Federal Transport Authority - Land & Maritime, UAE

H.E. Julio Gómez-Pomar

H.E. Julio Gómez-Pomar

Secretary of State

Ministry for Infrastructure, Transport & Housing, Spain

H.E. Dr Hesham Arafaat

H.E. Dr Hesham Arafaat

Minister

Ministry of Transport, Egypt

Henrik Hololei

Henrik Hololei

Director General

European Commission, Belgium

Jim Cowan

Jim Cowan 

President

The Greenbrier Companies, USA

  Patrick Ropert

Patrick Ropert

CEO

SNCF Gares & Connexions

& Chairman of the Supervisory Board

AREP Group, France

Mohammad Saud Alhadbah

Mohammad Saud Alhadbah

Board Member

Public Authority for Roads & Transportation, Kuwait

Rolf Härdi

Rolf Härdi

CTO

Deutsche Bahn, Germany

Ahmed Jasem Al Mansoori

Ahmed Jasem Al Mansoori

A/CEO

Etihad Rail, UAE

Shadi Malak

Shadi Malak

CEO

Etihad Rail DB, UAE

Bashar Al Malik

Bashar Al Malik

CEO

Saudi Railway Company (SAR), KSA

Alwalid Alekrish

Alwalid Alekrish

VP – Programs & Projects

  Arriyadh Development Authority, Saudi Arabia

Harj Dhaliwal

Harj Dhaliwal

Managing Director - Middle East & India

Hyperloop One

Salah Allouzi

Salah Allouzi

Director General

Jordan Hejaz Railway

Jabar Salam Salom

Jabar Salam Salom

Director General

Iraqi Republic Railways Establishment (IRR), Iraq

Getachew Betru

Getachew Betru

CEO

Ethiopian Railway Corporation, Ethiopia

Mohammad Yamma Shams

Mohammad Yamma Shams

CEO & DG

Afghanistan Railway Authority, Afghanistan

Jean-Jacques Thomas

Jean-Jacques Thomas

Chief Innovation Officer

SNCF, France

Ankala Saibaba

Ankala Saibaba

Chief Engineer

Indian Railways, India

Riyad Berraida

Shahrin Salam

SVP – Plans & Development

SMRT Trains, Singapore

 

 

  • Waleed Ahmed at Middle East Rail 2018
    Waleed Ahmed
    Rail Development
    The Go-Ahead Group Plc
  • Bashar Al Malik at Middle East Rail 2018
    Bashar Al Malik
    CEO
    Saudi Railway Company
  • Ayoob Aloshan at Middle East Rail 2018
    Ayoob Aloshan
    Financial Control Director
    Saudi Railway Organisation
  • Sudath Amaratunga at Middle East Rail 2018
    Sudath Amaratunga
    Technical Manager Precincts and infrastructure
    Transport for New South Wales Ltd
  • Samuel Bemment at Middle East Rail 2018
    Samuel Bemment
    Senior Development Engineer
    Loughborough University
  • Riyad Berraida at Middle East Rail 2018
    Riyad Berraida
    Head of Purchasing Unit
    Office National des Chemins de Fer (ONCF)
  • Chelina Bodhie at Middle East Rail 2018
    Chelina Bodhie
    Senior Manager: SHEQ
    Gautrain Management Agency
  • Carlo Borghini at Middle East Rail 2018
    Carlo Borghini
    Executive Director
    Shift2Rail Joint Undertaking
  • Leonid Bukhin at Middle East Rail 2018
    Leonid Bukhin
    Deputy Executive Officer - Risk, Safety & Asset Management
    Metro Los Angeles
  • Philippe Citroen at Middle East Rail 2018
    Philippe Citroen
    Director General
    U.N.I.F.E.
  • James Cowan at Middle East Rail 2018
    James Cowan
    President Greenbrier International & CEO GBW Railcar Services
    The Greenbrier Companies
  • Joss Dare at Middle East Rail 2018
    Joss Dare
    Partner
    Ashurst LLP
  • Omiros Fanariotis at Middle East Rail 2018
    Omiros Fanariotis
    Procurement Manager-Capital Equipment
    Etihad Rail
  • Keir Fitch at Middle East Rail 2018
    Keir Fitch
    Head of Unit Rail Safety & Interoperability in DG MOVE
    European Commission
  • Rolf Härdi at Middle East Rail 2018
    Rolf Härdi
    CTO
    Deutsche Bahn AG
  • Ahmed Jasem Al Mansoori at Middle East Rail 2018
    Ahmed Jasem Al Mansoori
    A/CEO
    Etihad Rail
  • Charles Kateeba at Middle East Rail 2018
    Charles Kateeba
    Managing Director
    Uganda Railways
  • Niklaus H König at Middle East Rail 2018
    Niklaus H König
    President and Chief Executive Officer
    SwissRapide AG
  • Sanjay Kumar at Middle East Rail 2018
    Sanjay Kumar
    Chief Engineer – Signalling & Telecommunications
    Kolkata Metro Rail Corporation
  • Sidi Mahmoud Evoulowatt at Middle East Rail 2018
    Sidi Mahmoud Evoulowatt
    Railway Expert- General president's Advisor
    Saudi Railways Organization
  • Shadi Malak at Middle East Rail 2018
    Shadi Malak
    CEO
    Etihad Rail D.B.
  • Ajit Mishra at Middle East Rail 2018
    Ajit Mishra
    Chief Project Manager
    Dedicated Freight Corridor Corporation of India
  • Mohammad Montazeri at Middle East Rail 2018
    Mohammad Montazeri
    Deputy Managing Director
    Tehran Urban & Suburban Railway Company - TUSRC
  • Lakshmi Narayanan at Middle East Rail 2018
    Lakshmi Narayanan
    Chief Environment Expert
    Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority
  • Isaiah Okoth at Middle East Rail 2018
    Isaiah Okoth
    Group CEO
    Rift Valley Railways
  • Toofan Otaredian at Middle East Rail 2018
    Toofan Otaredian
    CEO
    Telexis
  • Jayanth Pandey at Middle East Rail 2018
    Jayanth Pandey
    Assistant General Manager: Signalling & Telecommunications
    DELHI METRO RAIL CORPORATION Ltd.
  • Nigel Parkes at Middle East Rail 2018
    Nigel Parkes
    CEO
    Terrafirma
  • Howard Rosen at Middle East Rail 2018
    Howard Rosen
    Chairman
    Rail Working Group
  • Javier Sanchez at Middle East Rail 2018
    Javier Sanchez
    Train Operations Supervisor
    Etihad Rail D.B.
  • Tobias Schoenberg at Middle East Rail 2018
    Tobias Schoenberg
    Partner
    Roland Berger
  • Helmut Scholze at Middle East Rail 2018
    Helmut Scholze
    Partner
    Roland Berger
  • Galetlolwe Semenya at Middle East Rail 2018
    Galetlolwe Semenya
    Senior Manager: Operational Readiness
    PRASA Rail
  • Asif Shafi at Middle East Rail 2018
    Asif Shafi
    Senior Vice President, Strategy, Middle East and India
    AECOM
  • Sami Syed at Middle East Rail 2018
    Sami Syed
    Project Manager
    London Underground
  • Martin Tyler-Bennett at Middle East Rail 2018
    Martin Tyler-Bennett
    Executive Advisor & Interim Manager | Loyalty Management Services | & Customer Engagement Advisor |
    THE CUSTOMER ADVOCACY GROUP LTD
  • Kilian Ulm at Middle East Rail 2018
    Kilian Ulm
    Head of Business
    Axon Vibe AG
  • Nathan Wiles at Middle East Rail 2018
    Nathan Wiles
    General Manager - Projects
    Oman Rail
  • Mohamed Youssef at Middle East Rail 2018
    Mohamed Youssef
    Chief Engineer - MSN and Cyber Security
    RTA

 

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THE MIDDLE EAST RAIL OPPORTUNITY

 

346

Billion USD

 Value of active MENA projects

130

Billion USD 

Rail investment in Saudi Arabia

31

Billion USD

Current Iranian railway projects

8.5

Billion USD

Average annual contract award

5

Trillion USD 

Investment in the one belt, one road vision

36

Billion USD

Planned for Egypt's rail network

2018 sponsors & exhibitors

 

  • Partner

    Hyperloop One at Middle East Rail 2018

    Partner

    Rail Network Club Middle East at Middle East Rail 2018

    Partner

    Network Rail Consulting at Middle East Rail 2018
  • Partner

    Pandrol at Middle East Rail 2018

    Partner

    Terrafirma at Middle East Rail 2018

    Platinum Sponsor

    CREC Subsidiary 4 at Middle East Rail 2018
  • Platinum Sponsor

    Greenbrier at Middle East Rail 2018

    Gold Sponsor

    Teltronic at Middle East Rail 2018

    Gold Sponsor

    Progress Rail at Middle East Rail 2018
  • Gold Sponsor

    Thales at Middle East Rail 2018

    Silver Sponsor

    AREP at Middle East Rail 2018

    Silver Sponsor

    XRAIL Group at Middle East Rail 2018
  • Silver Sponsor

    Trapeze Group at Middle East Rail 2018

    Associate Sponsor

    AECOM at Middle East Rail 2018

    Associate Sponsor

    Parsons at Middle East Rail 2018
  • Associate Sponsor

    Roland Berger at Middle East Rail 2018

    Exhibitor

    China Innovation Exhibition Co. Ltd at Middle East Rail 2018

    Exhibitor

    A RAWIE at Middle East Rail 2018
  • Exhibitor

    AUTOLIFT GMBH at Middle East Rail 2018

    Exhibitor

    Avenir Technologies at Middle East Rail 2018

    Exhibitor

    Bertolotti Spa at Middle East Rail 2018
  • Exhibitor

    Dellner Couplers AB at Middle East Rail 2018

    Exhibitor

    E.Leather Ltd at Middle East Rail 2018

    Exhibitor

    E-Solutions/Maximo at Middle East Rail 2018
  • Exhibitor

    Easy World Technology Llc at Middle East Rail 2018

    Exhibitor

    Escorts Railway Products at Middle East Rail 2018

    Exhibitor

    ETAP at Middle East Rail 2018
  • Exhibitor

    F.I.M.E. at Middle East Rail 2018

    Exhibitor

    Fino International at Middle East Rail 2018

    Exhibitor

    Flir Commercial Systems at Middle East Rail 2018
  • Exhibitor

    Intec Export Intelligence at Middle East Rail 2018

    Exhibitor

    LAWO Informationssysteme GmbH at Middle East Rail 2018

    Exhibitor

    Loram at Middle East Rail 2018
  • Exhibitor

    Lucchini R.S. Group at Middle East Rail 2018

    Exhibitor

    MAFEX at Middle East Rail 2018

    Exhibitor

    Manav Enterprise Middle East Fzco at Middle East Rail 2018
  • Exhibitor

    Mapna Group at Middle East Rail 2018

    Exhibitor

    Multitel at Middle East Rail 2018

    Exhibitor

    Railway Advanced Maintenance at Middle East Rail 2018
  • Exhibitor

    Riyadh Company For Railway Supply at Middle East Rail 2018

    Exhibitor

    Semmco Ltd / Semmco DWC LLC at Middle East Rail 2018

    Exhibitor

    Talgo at Middle East Rail 2018
  • Exhibitor

    Teleste at Middle East Rail 2018

    Exhibitor

    Telexis at Middle East Rail 2018

    Exhibitor

    The India Thermit Corpo Ltd at Middle East Rail 2018
  • Exhibitor

    Trackmobile LLC at Middle East Rail 2018

    Exhibitor

    United Wagon Company at Middle East Rail 2018

    Exhibitor

    VPS at Middle East Rail 2018

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