Rail Festival

TOP SPEAKERS CONFIRMED FOR 2018

Roger Van Boxtel, Chief Executive Officer, NS ReizigersRoger Van Boxtel 
Chief Executive Officer

NS Reizigers

Erich Forster, Chief Executive Officer, Westbahn Management GmbHErich Forster 
Chief Executive Officer

Westbahn Management GmbH

Yves Desjardins-Siciliano, President and Chief Executive Officer, VIA Rail Canada
Yves Desjardins-Siciliano 

President and Chief Executive Officer

VIA Rail Canada

Mats Johannesson, CEO, MTR Express
Mats Johannesson
CEO

MTR Express

Andreas Bergman, CEO, TGV LyriaAndreas Bergman
CEO

TGV Lyria

Jochen Engert, Founder & MD, FlixbusJochen Engert
Founder & MD

Flixbus

Stefano Rossi, CEO, Bus ItaliaStefano Rossi
CEO

Bus Italia

Ravi Shankar Khurana, Chairman & MD, Mumbai Railway Vikas CompanyRavi Shankar Khurana
Chairman & MD

Mumbai Railway Vikas Company

Todd Koch, VP Strategy & Business Development, Greyhound LinesTodd Koch
VP Strategy & Business Development

Greyhound Lines

Stefan Stroh, Chief Digital Officer, Deutsche BahnStefan Stroh
Chief Digital Officer

Deutsche Bahn

Andrew Salzberg, Head of Transportation Policy & Research, UberAndrew Salzberg
Head of Transportation Policy & Research

Uber

Egle Radvile, Director of IT, JSC Lithuanian RailwaysEgle Radvile
Director of IT

JSC Lithuanian Railways

 

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500+
Attendees
150+
Speakers
50+
Countries
5
Conference tracks
3
Unmissable days

What is The World Rail Festival?

 

Summits

Pre-day Summits focusing on Revenue Management, Connectivity & Customer Journey and Smart Ticketing & MAAS

Speakers

More CEO Speakers than ever before

 

Case Studies

100+ Rail case studies from the industry’s thought leaders

 

Round Tables

Over 35 round table sessions for interactive discussion and informal knowledge sharing
 

Disruptors

More disruptors and outside industry perspectives than ever before

Attendees

An unbeatable list of Rail Executives in attendance

 

Networking

A new concierge networking service
 

"Excellent event. Really well organised. Great speakers. Forward-thinking presentations"

Caledonian Sleeper

DIGITAL ADVISORY BOARD

Jenny Gejke, Head of Digital Channels, SJ (Swedish Rail)

Jenny Gejke  
Head of Digital Channels 
SJ (Swedish Rail)

Joshua Schank, Chief Innovation Officer, LA metro

Joshua Schank  
Chief Innovation Officer 
LA metro

Patrik Horny, VP of board, director of economy & IT, Slovak Rail

Patrik Horny  
VP of Board, Director of Economy & IT 
Slovak Rail

Egle Radvile, Director of IT, Lithuanian Railways

Egle Radvile  
Director of IT 
Lithuanian Railways

Manuel Gerres, Managing Director Deutsche Bahn Digital Ventures & Head of New Digital Business, Deutsche Bahn

Manuel Gerres 
Managing Director Digital Ventures & Head of New Digital Business
Deutsche Bahn

Chris Tibbets, Head of Group Digital Solutions, National Express

Chris Tibbets  
Head of Group Digital Solutions 
National Express

Anu Muurinen, Director, Retail and Travel, Accenture

Anu Muurinen 
Director, Retail and Travel
Accenture

Jukka-Pekka Suonikko, CIO, VR Group

Jukka-Pekka Suonikko  
CIO
VR Group

Pascal Lannoo, Head of Customer Experience, Voyages-sncf.com

Pascal Lannoo 
Head of Customer Experience
Voyages-sncf.com

Radek Maca 
CTO  
Leo Express

Todd Koch, VP Strategy & Business Development, Greyhound

Todd Koch
VP Strategy & Business Development
Greyhound

Hessel Dikkers, CIO, NS

Hessel Dikkers
CIO
NS

Sovan Shatpathy, CTO, Amtrak

Sovan Shatpathy
CTO
Amtrak

Marcus Frantz 
CIO
ÖBB

 

 

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2018 Speakers

 

  • Roberto Abbondio at World Rail Festival 2018
    Roberto Abbondio
    Managing Director - New Digital Business
    Eurostar
    Markus Basler at World Rail Festival 2018
    Markus Basler
    Head of Digital Transformation & Strategy
    SBB
  • Yves Desjardins Siciliano at World Rail Festival 2018
    Yves Desjardins Siciliano
    President and Chief Executive Officer
    VIA Rail Canada
    Jochen Engert at World Rail Festival 2018
    Jochen Engert
    Founder and Managing Director
    FlixBus
  • Enrique Fernandez Pino at World Rail Festival 2018
    Enrique Fernandez Pino
    Group CIO
    Go Ahead Group
    Erich Forster at World Rail Festival 2018
    Erich Forster
    Chief Executive Officer
    Westbahn Management GmbH
  • Jenny Gejke at World Rail Festival 2018
    Jenny Gejke
    Head of Digital Channel Development
    Swedish Rail
    Manuel Gerres at World Rail Festival 2018
    Manuel Gerres
    Managing Director Deutsche Bahn Digital Ventures & Head of New Digital Business
    Deutsche Bahn
  • Duncan Henry at World Rail Festival 2018
    Duncan Henry
    Head of Ticketing
    Rail Delivery Group
    Patrik Horny at World Rail Festival 2018
    Patrik Horny
    Vice President of board, Director of Economy and IT
    Slovak Railways
  • Christina Hvid at World Rail Festival 2018
    Christina Hvid
    CEO
    Rejseplanen A/S
    Robert Jan Ter Kuile at World Rail Festival 2018
    Robert Jan Ter Kuile
    Strategic Adviser
    G.V.B.
  • Peter Krumm at World Rail Festival 2018
    Peter Krumm
    Strategy & Development Director
    Connexxion Transdev
    Prabhas Kumar at World Rail Festival 2018
    Prabhas Kumar
    AFC Expert
    Ministry Of Transport And Communication
  • Pascal Lannoo at World Rail Festival 2018
    Pascal Lannoo
    Head of Customer Experience
    Voyages-sncf.com
    Valerie Lefler at World Rail Festival 2018
    Valerie Lefler
    CEO
    Liberty Mobility Now, Inc.
  • Christophe Lemaire at World Rail Festival 2018
    Christophe Lemaire
    Director of Modernisation Program - Smart Navigo
    SNCF
    Chris Perry at World Rail Festival 2018
    Chris Perry
    Director
    Intelligent Mobility Solutions
  • Dr Padet Praditphet at World Rail Festival 2018
    Dr Padet Praditphet
    Director, Common Ticketing Office
    Office of Transport and Traffic Policy and Planning (OTP), Ministry of Transport of Thailand
    Egle Radvile at World Rail Festival 2018
    Egle Radvile
    Director of Information Technology
    JSC Lithuanian Railways
  • Sami Sahala at World Rail Festival 2018
    Sami Sahala
    I.T.S. Chief Advisor
    Forum Virium Helsinki
    Andrew Salzberg at World Rail Festival 2018
    Andrew Salzberg
    Head of Transportation Policy and Research
    Uber
  • Joshua Schank at World Rail Festival 2018
    Joshua Schank
    Chief Innovation Officer
    Los Angeles Metropolitan Transportation Authority
    Sovan Shatpathy at World Rail Festival 2018
    Sovan Shatpathy
    CTO
    Amtrak
  • Ernesto Sicilia at World Rail Festival 2018
    Ernesto Sicilia
    MD & Chairman Trenitalia UK
    C2C Rail Limited
    Endre Sundsdal at World Rail Festival 2018
    Endre Sundsdal
    CTO
    Entur A/S
  • Jukka-Pekka Suonikko at World Rail Festival 2018
    Jukka-Pekka Suonikko
    CIO
    VR Group
    Chris Tibbetts at World Rail Festival 2018
    Chris Tibbetts
    Group Head Digital Solutions
    National Express
  • Roger Van Boxtel at World Rail Festival 2018
    Roger Van Boxtel
    Chief Executive Officer
    NS Reizigers
    Steve Wakeland at World Rail Festival 2018
    Steve Wakeland
    Chief Executive Officer
    ITSO Ltd
  • Sascha Westermann at World Rail Festival 2018
    Sascha Westermann
    Head of ITS PMO
    Hamburger Hochbahn
    Birgit Wirth at World Rail Festival 2018
    Birgit Wirth
    Head of Innovation Projects
    Deutsche Bahn AG

 

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"This was one of the most exciting conferences I have attended. The plenaries were exceptional, the presentations were rich and the quality of the presenters was extraordinary high"

Russian Railways

Who Attends?

 

2018 PARTNERS

 

  • Platinum Sponsor

    Accenture at World Rail Festival 2018
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  • Silver Sponsor

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  • Silver Sponsor

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  • Silver Sponsor

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  • Silver Sponsor

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  • Associate Sponsor

    Expretio at World Rail Festival 2018
  • Associate Sponsor

    SilverRail at World Rail Festival 2018
  • Exhibitor

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  • Exhibitor

    ITSO at World Rail Festival 2018
  • Exhibitor

    QL2 Software at World Rail Festival 2018
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    Trapeze at World Rail Festival 2018
  • Exhibitor

    Wiremind at World Rail Festival 2018

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The World Rail Festival creates fantastic opportunities to form lucrative partnerships and source new ground-breaking railway solutions.

 

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