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Madrid, 31 March 2020 - 2 April 2020

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Mar 3109:15
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United Nations Global Sustainability Keynote: The crucial role of transport in the transformation of the global green economy

Keynotes
  • How can we inspire leaders in the transport sector to prioritise sustainability whilst simultaneously delivering a superior passenger experience?
  • BreatheLife: How can we use good practise from across the world to encourage sustainable urban transport?
Mar 3109:30
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Keynote Address by Ingeteam Power Technology, S.A.

Keynotes
Mar 3110:00
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Exporting engineering and rail development to the five continents?

Keynotes
  • Evolution and development of the railway sector in the world
  • The importance and innovative role that Spanish engineering has played in the progress and modernization of the railway
  • Future challenges
Mar 3110:10
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How can we design, build, operate and maintain world-class transport services in order to achieve global sustainability goals?

Keynotes
  • As sustainability becomes an increasingly important differentiator for rail around the world how can we ensure that future projects meet global, national and local objectives?
  • What steps do we need to take for rail to compete with air and road as the preferred mode of transport for passengers?
  • Which technologies will be the key to this transformation of our economies, cities and transport systems?
Mar 3110:40
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What do operators need from governments, infrastructure managers and technology providers to implement the new liberalised status quo in rail?

Keynotes
  • What lessons can we take from existing examples of a liberalised system to understand the technological challenges that lie ahead?
  • How will liberalisation help the rail world achieve the ultimate goals of transporting more passengers for a lower price in a more sustainable way?
  • What are the dangers of thinking of liberalisation as a silver bullet?
Mar 3111:45
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Presentation of the EC green deal and the role of the ERA

EIM Workshop
Mar 3112:00
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Could private cars become a thing of the past? The role of autonomous vehicles in making this reality

Integrated Mobility
  • Ruter’svision to create a mobility service which matches the seamless experience of owning a car
  • Working towards owning our own autonomous fleet: why is this a priority and how can we achieve it?
  • The role of DRT in providing flexible services our citizens can rely on
Mar 3112:00
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Creating cybersecurity strategies for future transport networks

Cybersecurity
  • Getting to grips with migration management to adapt to privatisation in Norway
  • Creating secure, logical barriers between new traffic and network flows
  • Implementing robust cybersecurity measures for autonomous lines
Mar 3112:00
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Discussion with selected IMs, EC and ERA representatives on the opportunities and challenges related to the Green Deal.

EIM Workshop
Moderated by EIM and ERA
Mar 3112:00
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EBRD and the upcoming challenges in the Western Balkans

Mega Projects
  • Europe’s connectivity agenda and how the Western Balkans will fit into this mega-project
  • How can we meet capacity demands for skills and borrowing?
  • How can countries reform processes in line with EBRD’s financial tools?
Mar 3112:00
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From strategy to projects: managing our energy consumption

Power
  • Outlining the key factors to reduce the energy consumption
  • Evaluating the case of SBB in Switzerland and the factors behind a €35m saving/year
  • Discussing the next steps in eliminating the use of fossil fuels
Matthias Tuchschmid, Head Of Energy Efficiency And Renewable Energy Programme, Swiss Federal Railways SBB
Mar 3112:00
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Implementing Industry 4.0 Technology in Indian Railways

Digital & IOT
  • Updates on the predictive maintenance project at Indian Railways: Where are we now?
  • Developing our data analytics capabilities to begin to understand the data we are receiving
  • Acting on our insights: sharing some case studies of the impact on our business
Mar 3112:00
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Long-term sustainability choices: how has the development of light rail had a net positive effect on traffic and the environment in Zaragoza?

Light Rail
Ana Maria Moreno, General Manager, Los Tranvías de Zaragoza
Mar 3112:00
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Traffic safety as a basis for the sustainability of international cargo companies: comparing approaches of the railway accidents investigations in the EU and Ukraine

Freight Summit
Mar 3112:15
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Delivering infrastructure to new sustainable standards

Power
  • Implementing green practises in all aspects of project performance
  • Closely monitoring contractor performance and energy efficiency in maintenance practises
  • Key takeaways and pragmatic approaches for green project frameworks
Mar 3112:15
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Developing proactive cyber-security for mission critical networks

Cybersecurity
  • Automating security processes
  • End-to-end protection
  • Active security management
Mar 3112:15
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Swedish light rail: sustainability at the forefront of mobility challenges across Sweden

Light Rail
  • Why light rail is more discussed now in Scandinavia in general and the perception of light rail in the public. And why has all the systems that have been built been such a success, and what can we learn?
  • Challenges to future light rail projects. How do we meet increasing demand which seems to be increasing much higher than other public transport? How should new systems be financed?
  • What expertise is needed in Sweden to build the best possible light rail systems?
  • What can be learnt from a European and global level, and what can we teach our colleagues abroad?
Carl Silfverhielm, Rail Strategist - Strategic Development Traffic and infrastructure Development, Stockholm City
Mimmi Mickelsen, Tram Security Expert, Trafikkontoret, Goteborgs Stad
Sofia Krafft, Project Manager, Region Uppsala
Thomas Blomqvist, Project Manager, Uppsala Kommun
Mar 3112:15
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The impact of autonomous bus lines on supporting multi modal transport in the City of Gdansk

Integrated Mobility
  • Sharing the insights of our autonomous bus pilot in Gdansk: the lessons this has taught us
  • Discussing the reaction of citizens to the use of autonomous transport
  • The role of the city in supporting a wider multi modal transport mix to create a healthy and sustainable city
Mar 3112:15
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Using big data to manage broken rail detection & track condition monitoring effectively through the acoustic domain with RAILACOUSTIC®

Digital & IOT
Mar 3112:15
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What steps need to be taken on an international level to ensure that rail continues to boom globally?

Mega Projects
  • How can IFIs and other financial organisations identify projects that are both sustainable and achievable?
  • What are the key criteria to look for when identifying projects to invest into?
  • How can we ensure that capital is channelled into key geographical areas for international growth?
  • How can we ensure the economic spillover effect is maximised after huge capital expenditure?
Mar 3112:30
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Developing the proposition of autonomous vehicles as a national rail operator

Integrated Mobility
  • What will SBB’s role look like in 2030? Preparing now for a fundamental shift in mobility
  • Developing autonomous vehicle services for last mile: is the case for autonomous substantial?
  • Sharing our strategic challenges in mixed traffic operations
Mar 3112:30
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How can traditional rail freight operators enable innovation and development in rail?

Freight Summit
  • Outlining the main barriers to innovation including regulation and an aging workforce
  • Driving development atOperrail: what is our vision and what are thestepping stonesto achieve this?
  • Collaborating with industry partners, regulators and suppliers to update processes and operations
Margus Oun, Development Project Manager, Operail
Mar 3112:30
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Ingraining sustainability in all stages of the high-speed rail supply chain

Power
  • Managing the most sustainable infrastructure projects – making good on this claim
  • Creating realistic targets in for decarbonisation and the importance of carbon quotas
  • Evaluating the success of contractual sustainability goals throughout each process
Sabina Nizamuddin, Head of Environmental Science, Infrastructure Directorate, HS2
Mar 3112:30
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The effect of smart systems on cyber threat and risk management

Cybersecurity
  • Effective planning for increased risk exposure as new transport tech evolves
  • Preparing for increased IoT implementation and connected infrastructure
  • Standardising security networks amongst operators
Mar 3112:30
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Using AI to predict failure in trains at Metro do Porto

Digital & IOT
  • Our project: using sensors in the air pressure unit to monitor activities
  • Creating an algorithm which can reliably predict failures
  • Sharing the initial results of our study and the insights this has given
Mar 3112:45
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Deutsche Bahn - driving industrial digitalization in Germany

Digital & IOT
Dieter Michell-Auli, Chief Sales Officer, DB Engineering & Consulting
Mar 3112:45
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Mobility models made possible by AI, IoT, and Open Data

Integrated Mobility
  • Prerequisites to Mobility as a Service
  • Mobility as a Platform: mobility as a system of intelligent systems
  • Data sharing, data monetization and the role of the mobility ecosystem
Mar 3112:45
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Panel: How can cybersecurity measures adapt to the changing transport landscape?

Cybersecurity
  • With the rise of IoT, autonomous systems and smart mobility, to what extent have cyber threats grown?
  • What are the advantages, or disadvantages, of standardised cybersecurity networks across Europe and indeed the globe?
  • How can operators, vendors and integrators overcome the challenges of collaboration?
Moderator: Olivier De Visscher, Cybersecurity Expert, Chairman Of Er-Isac, Independent
Mar 3112:45
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Panel: How can rail drive innovation in sustainability?

Power
  • What is the potential for sustainable power sources such as solar, wind etc.?
  • What are the limitations of renewable energy sources and how can rail overcome them?
  • How can authorities and operators work together to keep abreast of innovations?
Mar 3113:00
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Alamty LRT – the development of light rail in Uzbekistan

Light Rail
Gani Tazhiyev, Executive Director, Almaty LRT Project
Mar 3113:00
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Developing the technology for autonomous driving: Making the technologies a reality

Integrated Mobility
  • What are the biggest challenges that still need to be solved for autonomous vehicles to be seen on the averagestreet
  • Ensuring safety on the streets: Can autonomous really be safer than human?
  • Developing our testing and gaining real world experience: howfiveAI
Lucy Yu, Public Policy Director, FiveAI
Mar 3113:00
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How can we fund the future of Albanian Railways and transport infrastructure in Albania?

Mega Projects
Eneida Elezi, Foreign Relations Department, Albanian Railways - Hekurudha Shqiptare
Mar 3113:00
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Managing Operational partnerships effectively to optimise services

Digital & IOT
  • Changing Heathrow Express’ operational structure to facilitate industry wide developments
  • Ensuring contracts and partnerships are effective: the lessons we have learnt through the process
  • looking after direct and contracted colleagues during periods of transition
Mar 3113:00
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Offering flexibility and reliability: Is Rail up to the challenge?

Freight Summit
  • Establishing a new mindset in business: from traditional rail to industry disruptors
  • Using digital technology to optimise operations and improve services which can allow for service flexibility
  • Changing the face of rail through co-ordination at an international level
Mar 3113:15
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From Infrastructure Delivery to Light Rail Operations: our Journey so Far

Light Rail
  • Background to the project and infrastructure delivery
  • Transitioning to Operations, challenges and opportunities
  • First Phase Operations and the journey so far
Das Mootanah, Chief Executive Officer, Metro Express Mauritius
Mar 3113:15
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Questions and Discussion with our speakers

Integrated Mobility
Our speakers will take the stage again to take questions from the audience and discuss any details of interest with our audience
Mar 3113:25
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Mar 3115:00
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Developing satellite-based applications for the railway industry

Digital & IOT
  • What are the possible applications and benefits of satellite assets software in the rail industry?
  • How far developed are these solutions for commercial viability: Some initiatives
  • Call to action for the industry: how can we work together to bring satellite applications to railway operations
Mar 3115:00
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How can the rail industry collaborate effectively to deliver a real competitive challenge to other modes of transport?

Freight Summit
  • Sharing our experience of working in Sweden and the challenges we face
  • Why is collaboration the most critical action for development in the rail freight industry?
  • Working with our clients to argue for a sustainable shift to rail freight
Mar 3115:00
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Implementing security networks: the importance of simplification

Cybersecurity
  • Creating manageable basics for best practise in cybersecurity
  • Remaining legally compliant in the face of complexity
  • Identifying critical systems and evaluating them under risk management
Mar 3115:00
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Preventing rail disruption due environmental factors

Power
  • Creating trial sites with coherent radar systems
  • Evaluating the use of low-emission sensors to monitor high-risk areas
  • Understanding the benefits of detecting obstacles along the tracks, ahead of transit
Mar 3115:00
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Tackling the challenges of international mobility models: the Scandinavian approach

Integrated Mobility
  • How can we develop consolidate international practices to support internationalMaaS?
  • Sharing our approach to developing underlying principles & standards upon which smart mobility platforms can be perform
  • The big question of data: who has access and how can data be effectively managed?
Mar 3115:00
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The development of sophisticated high-speed rail in the USA. How are we funding the first privately financed high speed line in the US?

Mega Projects
Mar 3115:00
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What can we as a pension fund expect for Montreal from the design, build, operation and maintenance of a light rail system?

Light Rail
Jean-Marc Arbaud, General Director, CDPQ Infra
Mar 3115:15
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Contributing to social and economic sustainability in the ‘Oxford – Cambridge Arc’

Power
  • The case for East West Rail: providing long-awaited new rail connections
  • Exploring the anticipated social and economic benefits and pushing forward innovation and best practice
  • Understanding how the project is being planned and assessed
Mar 3115:15
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High throughput satellite connectivity for the industrial and freight rail industry

Digital & IOT
  • What are the connectivity options when beyond terrestrial connectivity
  • Exploring Rail use cases and applications in support of operators’ demand for improved network uptime and gaining operational efficiencies
  • FlexMove – a commercially available satellite-based land mobile solution for rail and other comms-on-the-move use cases
Mar 3115:15
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How can rail operators, infrastructure authorities and regulators work together to shape a fruitful future of rail freight across Europe and beyond?

Freight Summit
  • The role of collaboration, information sharing and operational standardisation to make freight a clear winner in freight
  • What do our customers expect? Making accurate decisions based on a true understanding of customer expectations
  • Innovating effectively: what is the role of technology in shaping a successful rail freight network?
Mar 3115:15
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Panel: What is the future of the financial innovation in the rail industry?

Mega Projects
Moderator: Doris Chevalier, Chief Executive Officer, Infraboost
Nico Van Paridon, Vice President, Vervoerregio Amsterdam
Gweltaz Guiavarch, Director Of Ppp Contracts, SNCF Reseau
Carsten Wiebers, Global Head Aviation, Mobility And Transport, KfW IPEX-Bank
Carlos Esquiroz, Chief Executive Officer, Metros Ligeros de Madrid
Mar 3115:15
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Panel: Building effective mobility platforms which meet customer demands, improve mobility services and manage commercial challenges

Integrated Mobility
·What is the ultimate aim of mobility 4.0 and which outcomes need to be prioritised?·How can challenges around open data, real time information and data analysis be resolved between mobility partners?·Is micro-Mobility a help or a hindrance to the goal of encouraging public transport through smart mobility? ·Does blockchain offer a possible basis for unbiased mobility partnerships and platforms?·What Regulation would support positive developments towards an integrated mobility landscape?
Mar 3115:15
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Sustainability in a Greenfield Project

Power
  • Outlining the opportunities and commercial imperatives in a sustainable transport corridor
  • Designing a railway for the “digital native”generation
  • Implementing intermodal integration from the start
Mar 3115:30
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Evolving cybersecurity and risk management on a regional scale

Cybersecurity
  • Evaluate the threat evolving tech poses to wireless communications networks in transport
  • Prevent stepping-stone attacks by strengthening gaps in security at a national and international level
  • Uncover the challenges of collaboration between regional and international stakeholders
Mar 3115:30
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Innovation and the rail industry: how can the industry adapt to the new normal?

Digital & IOT
  • How can the rail industry adapt to the digital cycles where a year is a long time?
  • Sharing experiences of good practice: how can operators support and coordinate effective innovation?
  • Working together as an industry: how can industry players work effectively together to support digitisation?
Mar 3115:30
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Light rail in the UK: How have British organisations viewed light rail systems as way to encourage public transport and streamline urban transport?

Light Rail
Moderator: Peter Cushing, Chief Executive Officer, LRSSB
Mark Davis, General Manager, London Trams
James Hammett, Managing Director, U.K. Tram
Mar 3115:45
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The future of solar power in rail

Power
  • Evaluating the potential for solar power in transport
  • Creating the world's first solar-powered railway line
  • Overcoming the challenges of regional and national expansion
Rhianne Montgomery, Programme Manager - Rail, Innovate UK
Mar 3116:00
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Industry leader keynote address. SNCF: A digital transformation by and for employees

Keynotes
SNCF has focussed on its customers for many years. Now, it is redirecting its choice of simple, accessible and user-friendly digital tools for all its employees. Henri Pidault will come to Rail Live 2020 to explain how SNCF steered its digital transformation with a deep dive on how the company includes its employees on this digital journey.
Mar 3116:15
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The building blocks for a digital railway of the future: Integrating data from on-board, wayside and asset management sources

Digital & IOT
Mar 3116:30
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How can we use big-data and artificial intelligence to build safety critical systems that are also sophisticated, agile and allow for innovation?

Keynotes
  • Vast data streams are rapidly changing each aspect of public transport -where are the key areas of focus for transport technology leaders?
  • The crucial role of cybersecurity experts in the digital transformation of the world’s safety critical industries
  • What can we learn from other sectors or industries who have already upgraded their infrastructure?
  • As AI becomes increasingly sophisticated, which processes should we be looking to automate and how can we make AI and deep-learning accountable?
Lucy Yu, Public Policy Director, FiveAI
Martin Runow, Managing Director - Global Head – Digital Banking, Barclays Bank Plc
Mar 3117:00
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Networking Cocktail Reception hosted by RSSB and the Department for International Trade of the UK

Keynotes
Please join us for a relaxed drink next to the keynote stage to network with senior rail leaders from across the world and hear from the Rail Safety and Standards Board (RSSB) and the Department for International Trade on their latest developments including the launch of the RSSB Affiliate programme.

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Apr 108:45
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Host Partner Welcome Message

Keynotes
Victor Ruiz, President, MAFEX
Apr 108:50
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RENFE Chairman Keynote Session

Keynotes
This session will be in Spanish with simultaneous translationEn castellano con traducción
Apr 109:15
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Metro de Madrid - CEO Keynote Address

Keynotes
Metro de Madrid’s sustainability goals and how they are leveraging digital technology to make these possibleEn casetellano con traducción.
Apr 109:45
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Digitalisation and competition - how can global rail adapt to the challenges ahead?

Keynotes
  • Where are the challenges for operators and infrastructure managers when adapting to liberalisation?
  • How close are we to a fully digitalised and integrated multi-modal passenger experience?
  • What services can rail operators and infrastructure managers offer to diversify and enhance operations and experience?
  • Where can we take steps to ensure that rail becomes the primary global transport mode of the future?
Apr 111:30
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Technology and Strategy Roundtables

Keynotes
Delegates are invited to choose a topic or geographical region and then sit at the relevant table to discuss this among other industry experts.
Are the EULYNX-Ready Object Controllers the key to the flexible Rail 4.0?
BIM in Refurbishment and Maintenance Projects
High Speed model Asia (Japan) vs Europe (Spain)
How can rail operators benefit from the latest telecommunication technologies?
How GeoSpatial technology bridges the gap between and data and decisions
Hydrogen-powered trains: a sustainable alternative for railway operators?
Jörg Marienhagen, Head Of Bid Management International Markets, DB Engineering & Consulting GmbH
IoT, AI, Digital Twins, Blockchains and Smart Stations
Smart railways: automation and digitalisation
The Digital Twin in Rail: realising its full potential
Enzo Blonk, Director, Industry Engagement Technical Industries, GS1
Virtual validation and homologation through HIL environments in traction systems
Apr 112:00
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What can we as a pension fund expect for Montreal from the design, build, operation and maintenance of a light rail system?

Light Rail
  • Why have we chosen to invest in a multi-billion-dollar light rail system and then operate it.
  • Understanding effective project ownership and transition to build urban transit systems
  • Montreal’s unique mission and CDPQ’s vison on Transit-oriented development (TOD)
Apr 112:15
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Big vision for rail: How can rail freight go from a forgotten industry to revolutionary service?

Freight Summit
  • What should the vision for the future of freight look like?
  • The role of AI, IOT and new innovations to give rail a competitive edge
  • Developing an effective roadmap to achieving this as an industry
Apr 112:15
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Building an integrated mobility network across Europe: Sharing Deutsche Bahn's perspective

Integrated Mobility
  • Developing effective services to compliment rail services and public transport ridership
  • Approaching mobility from the point of view of a national carrier: should direct revenue from new mobility be the key driver
  • Engaging on a regional basis with local partners and operators to provide an optimized service across the country
Apr 112:15
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Chairman's insight: mega projects across the world

Mega Projects
Steve Hoskins, Director, FCP
Apr 112:15
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Challenges and future perspectives of the tram and metro system in Vienna

Metro
  • Cooperation with municipality/government as a key factor of success for WL
  • Digitalisation (projects to improve the quality and maintenance)
  • Completing the chain of mobility (app-service, mobile stations, service points…)
Apr 112:15
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Exploring the UIC Project SFERA

Power
  • Improving economic efficiency through centralised energy data
  • Trialling innovative billing systems e.g. C-DAS
  • Overcoming the challenges of sustaining low-traffic network areas
Apr 112:15
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First steps towards automation in the advanced TrainLab

Smart Train Control
  • Getting sensor technology into a testing train
  • Development of obstacle detection and perception
  • Evaluation of sensor technology
Apr 112:15
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How do we understand our customers and base station changes on their characteristics?

Smart Stations
  • Which characteristics can we use to define customers within our stations?
  • Considering how viable customer characteristics are in shaping the future of our station?
  • How can we implement technology to design stations that support our customer’s specific needs?
Norrie Courts, Director Of Stations, Network Rail
Apr 112:15
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How will the Société de Grand Paris structure the development of Europe’s biggest transport infrastructure project?

Mega Projects
  • The story behind 200km of new metro lines and €22.6 billion euros of transport development
  • What will mobility landscape of Greater Paris look like at the time of completion and how can we future proof our infrastructure?
  • Where are the expected challenges in the project and how can we as administrators mitigate the risk
Apr 112:15
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ifcRail Project - Developing the basis of digitalisation for railway infrastructure

Smart Construction
Winfried Stix, Head of the Steering Committee of the IFC-Rail Project, buildingSMART International
Apr 112:15
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Smartrail 4.0: a vision for the future of rail in Switzerland and beyond

Digital & IOT
  • Sharing the objectives of theSmartRail4.0 project and our vision for the future
  • Discussing some key conceptswhich are fundamental to a Smart Rail system
  • What are our milestonesin the near future? ‘Quick wins’ and the human role within innovation
Apr 112:30
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BIM technology: the engine for digitisation in the railway domain

Smart Construction
  • Vision of developing digital twin - demonstrating what HS2 would do
  • IoT platform - innovative - scale-wise
  • HS2’s BIM protocol throughout the supply chain
Sonia Zahiroddiny, Bim Strategy Manager, HS2
Apr 112:30
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Commuter-centric Smart Mobility for Public Transport

Integrated Mobility
  • User Experience: Put commuter’s mind at ease through proactive and personalized disruption information in your Mobile App, leveraging automatically detected and predicted travel patterns of individual commuters.
  • Optimised operations: Minimize peak loads and improve transportation efficiency through contextual passenger flow steering in your Mobile App to jointly tackle the urban challenges in the context of growing population and limited space.
  • Centextual Moments Marketing: Empower your Mobile App to contextually trigger extended mobility services (e.g. taxi in case of cancellation) and commercial third-party offers (e.g. free coffee in case of delay); thereby connecting eco-systems and introducing new revenue streams for Public Transport Operators and Authorities.
Apr 112:30
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From Infrastructure Delivery to Light Rail Operations: our Journey so Far

Light Rail
  • Background to the project and infrastructure delivery
  • Transitioning to Operations, challenges and opportunities
  • First Phase Operations and the journey so far
Das Mootanah, Chief Executive Officer, Metro Express Mauritius
Apr 112:30
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Guadalajara Metro Stations. First step to Smart Stations

Smart Stations
Juan Francisco Paz Pascual, Architectural Area Manager, SENER
Apr 112:30
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Innovating pre-assembly for slab track

Intelligent Infrastructure
Apr 112:30
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Integrating design and the emphasis on collaboration with partners for our transport system

Light Rail
  • How can we incorporate light rail to relieve congestion in a safe, practical way?
  • Which digital technology have we introduced to help us meet our goals?
Apr 112:30
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Life cycle costs of embedded grooved rail for tramways

Light Rail
Apr 112:30
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Multi-voltage Traction systems: Technological and Market challenges

Smart Train Control
  • Technological Base and Challenges
  • Market Situation and Requirements
  • Platform – Product/Project Traction Systems
Apr 112:30
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Multi-voltage Traction systems: Technological and Market challenges

Power
  • Technological Base and Challenges
  • Market Situation and Requirements
  • Platform – Product/Project Traction Systems
Apr 112:30
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Supporting freight to travel by rail: how developments are being achieved in the UK

Freight Summit
Apr 112:30
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Train-to-Ground communications for CBCT, safety, telemetry, onboard WiFi and services

Smart Train Control
  • T2G requirements, technologies and benefits
  • Onboard connectivity applications
  • Success stories and deployment
Apr 112:30
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Transforming urban areas with almost no public transport, to the delivery of a complete mega-project of world-class level

Mega Projects
Khalid Alhogail, Chief Executive Officer, S.A.P.T.C.O.
Apr 112:30
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Turnouts for center guided tram/metro vehicles

Metro
Juan Carlos Sanchez, Technical Director, JEZ Sistemas Ferroviarios
Apr 112:45
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Digital insights: Understanding the full possibilities of collaborative tools in railway design

Smart Construction
  • How can digital twins be used to track projects through the full life cycle?
  • Exploring the full capacity of technologies such as BIM and GIS that allow for complex collaboration throughout project delivery
  • Looking forward: BIM 4.0 and 5.0 where will the convergence of AI bring tangible benefits to railway developers?
Apr 112:45
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Exploring the challenges of running autonomous commuter trains in Russia

Smart Train Control
  • Enhancing computer vision to measure and decrease ‘false positives’ in obstacle detection
  • Maintaining and improving data accuracy and developing open tracks
  • Proving that it is possible to use machine learning and neural networks alongside remote drivers
Apr 112:45
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From Inspiration to Investment: The Changing Face of Influence

Mega Projects
  • Transit has been transforming the shape of the Toronto metropolitan region with historic investments in subways, heavy rail, LRT and BRT totalling over CA$60B
  • How can we incorporate both diversity of thought, from disruption to consensus?
  • Advancing public policy, project delivery and private development to deliver results
Apr 112:45
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How can we bring together vast and varied data streams to build a live picture of our assets and deliver world-leading reliability

Metro
  • The story of automated, on-board inspection and how this is feeding into our maintenance schedules
  • Can we reliably replace our experienced engineers with automated systems?
  • The human factor: keeping technology as an enabler rather than an end goal.
Senior Director, Taipei Rapid Transit Corporation
Apr 112:45
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How can we revolutionise India's stations into world-class hubs of future transport?

Smart Stations
  • How are we using state-of-the-art technology to generate a future ready hub?
  • The steps taken to develop Bangalore station as a sustainable building in line with the landmark hubs of the world.
  • How are we creating an efficient multi-modal interface within and surrounding the station?
Sanjeev Kumar Lohia, Managing Director And Chief Executive Officer, Indian Railway Stations Development Corporation
Apr 112:45
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Implementation of BIM process for the Rail Baltica Global Project

Smart Construction
  • How do we streamline the process between various departments working on the same project and in the same geographical area?
  • Ensuring that the information generated from the planning stage onwards is transmitted to and enriched in the design and construction phases for use during operations or as reliable baseline data for subsequent projects.
  • Leveraging technology to enhance the way in which we communicate our projects within the company and to the outside
Raitis Busmanis, Bim Manager, Rail Baltica
Apr 112:45
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Implementing technology to minimise energy consumption in European railways

Power
  • Working together on railway energy optimising solutions
  • The benefits of incentivising sustainable behaviour and optimising operator energy-use behaviour
  • Overcoming the challenges of upgrading legacy systems
Dyre Martin Gulbrandsen, Director Eress And Energy Trading Manager, Bane NOR
Apr 112:45
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PANEL: Innovating in Freight: the role of digitisation in the future development of freight rail

Freight Summit
  • Is blockchain the revolutionary technology for freight?
  • As opportunities for intermodal, international freight develops, what technologies are key to supporting success?
  • How can the industry collaborate to develop solutions which change the capabilities of the industry
Apr 112:45
Conference pass

Safe, secure and efficient railway operations with IoT and analytics

Digital & IOT
  • How IOT paired with analytics, prediction and machine learning technologies can provide a more efficient and cost effective operation across trackside, rolling stock and stations
  • The importance of cyber security in rail as investment in digital technologies and IOT capabilities increase
  • Using computer vision technologies and machine-learning techniques through event prediction, scene analytics and asset lifecycle optimisation to optimise operations
Apr 112:45
Conference pass

Technical operations from Network Rail: Infrastructure monitoring: pattern recognition inspection

Intelligent Infrastructure
  • What role do we see telemetry and condition monitoring playing in the maintenance programmes of the future?
  • The modernisation of the Thameslink core
  • Increasing capacity and reliability: the technical challenges of the Transpennine upgrade project
Apr 112:45
Conference pass

What is the vision for Mobility as a Service and how will it revolutionise Rail?

Integrated Mobility
  • How has Transdev developed a cohesive vision for the role of mobility?
  • Making sure youspeakingthe same language: Learning from past challenges
  • Sharing our experiences in Amsterdam: A complex mobility landscape
Apr 112:45
Conference pass

What should operators, or operational departments, look like to be prepared for the future?

Light Rail
  • Do light rail operators face the same challenges as any other business sector, and should we work with the same approaches and solutions?
  • How can we transform our transport operations to remove silos and develop systems with a more customer-oriented approach?
  • How should big data, IoT and digitalization impact our light rail operations an how can we maximise their potential?
Apr 113:00
Conference pass

Developing a Mass Transit Solution in Jerusalem Metropolitan

Mega Projects
Apr 113:00
Conference pass

Europe Green Deal: risks and opportunities for European railways

Power
  • Understanding the importance of transport decarbonization to EU decarbonization by 2050
  • Putting the market to work to level the playing field in transport
  • Leading a fair, intermodal and continental transition in mobility & logistics to make deep changes happen in Europe
Apr 113:00
Conference pass

Integrated communications for transport: mission critical solutions based on TETRA and LTE

Smart Train Control
  • The combination of LTE + TETRA to meet communication needs in the transport sector
  • Fulfilling operators' expectations concerning network performance, handover and mobility, reliability and management and maintenance
  • Looking to the future with pure LTE solutions
Apr 113:00
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MaaS in Andorra – Digitalization of Mobility across the country

Integrated Mobility
Apr 113:00
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PANEL: Making rail the competitive choice with digital transformation

Digital & IOT
  • What is the goal of a digital transformation in rail – and is automation the holy grail?
  • Which technologies can unlock opportunities for true digital transformation? Discussing everything from blockchain, IOT, augmented reality and RFID
  • How can operators, infrastructure networks and industry partners enable international collaboration, standardisation and coordinated innovation?
Apr 113:10
Conference pass

Presenting the first Tram-Train project in Israel Haifa-Nazareth Tram-Train

Mega Projects
  • Cross Israel Highway Ltd. is a government-owned company entrusted with advancing the design and the implementation of the project.
  • The project will be a combination of train traveling at inter-urban areas, with (mostly) segregated right of way, and tram in the urban areas with partially segregated route.
  • The project will be implemented under a PPP procurement scheme, tender documents are expected to be published during the first half of 2020.
Itzik Oron, Vice President LRT, Trans Israel
Apr 113:15
Conference pass

Achieving UK Rail net zero carbon targets by 2050

Power
  • Breaking down the ambitious 2050 scope 3 targets for carbon neutrality at Network Rail
  • Understanding how changing attitudes to energy management are optimising decarbonisation strategies
  • Overcoming the political, technical and legacy challenges to achieve our goals and develop new energy sources and storage
Apr 113:15
Conference pass

Evolution of 5G in Barcelona's transport systems and the possibilities this brings

Metro
Ricard Font, President, Ferrocarrils de la Generalitat de Catalunya
Apr 113:15
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Last mile, micro-mobility and light rail

Light Rail
  • Can we safely incorporate the plethora of micro-mobility solutions into our light rail ecosystems?
  • How can we transform every stop into an intermodal hub for micro mobility?
  • Our story of working with the local authority to build innovative digital platforms that are capable of working with different partners
Apr 113:15
Conference pass

SNCF’s monumental stations upgrades across France and how they are rolling the advanced thinking out across the world?

Smart Stations
Apr 113:15
Conference pass

Strategy 2040 at Infrabel

Intelligent Infrastructure
  • What areas of the business are ripe for the use of augmented reality and mixed reality effectively?
  • With the introduction of 5G, which key systems can be placed in the cloud?
  • How can we incorporate wearables, and smart clothing into our digitalisation programmes?
  • POC to industrial roll out: what are they keys to this process?
Apr 113:15
Conference pass

The evolution of automatic train operations in Switzerland

Smart Train Control
  • The impact of increasing network capacity with automatic operations
  • Realising the potential of ATO to passenger and freight services
  • What automation could mean for train drivers and passengers in the future
Apr 113:15
Conference pass

The experience of FGV in the implementation and expansion of BIM methodology

Smart Construction
Marcos Rosseló, Director Of Systems, FGV Valencia
Apr 113:15
Conference pass

The story behind Indonesia’a first high-speed line

Mega Projects
Sahala Lumban Gaol, Commissioner, Kereta Cepat Indonesia–China (KCIC)
Apr 115:00
Conference pass

Adapting hydrogen fuel cells to rail & transport

Power
  • Integrating fuel cell stacks into existing traction systems
  • Expanding into non-electrified networks
  • What this means for power in future
Helmut Schreiner, Chief Technology Officer, Zillertaler Verkehrsbetriebe
Apr 115:00
Conference pass

Advanced digital transformation at Moscow Metro that grants ultra-precise asset inspection

Metro
  • SMDK-MTR our tool for real-time diagnosis of rail track and other elements of the tunnel infrastructure.
  • SINERGIA 2 Our innovative train-lab that grants control over the condition of track infrastructure
  • Moscow Central Circle – the story of Moscow Metro’s latest milestone project for increased capacity
Apr 115:00
Conference pass

Developing high-speed railway as a feasible transport solution for small countries?

Mega Projects
  • What is the context of the Czech Republic’s landmark high speed project?
  • What are the main objectives of this project and how does it fit into the larger European project and mobility outlook?
  • How can HSR in the Czech Republic bring national and international benefits?
Apr 115:00
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Every minute counts: Automating operations to compete effectively

Freight Summit
  • Using automation to make operations smoother and reliable across the SNCF Fret network
  • Using driverless operations for depot and shunting operations
  • Sharing the impact this has had on our reliability
Apr 115:00
Conference pass

How can you create a hyper-connected intermodal station of the future?

Smart Stations
Fernando Morales, Strategic Engineering and Critical Infrastructure Coordinator, Metro de Madrid
Apr 115:00
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Making connected mobility a reality in the Netherlands

Integrated Mobility
  • Encouraging the masses to travel by public transport in Amsterdam and beyond
  • Bringing mobility to communities with low access to transport: how could connected mobility make a difference here?
  • From an urban perspective to a national platform: developing a nationalMaaSplatform for the Netherlands
Apr 115:00
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Minimising disruption and maximising innovation: RFI’s brand new test Circuit

Intelligent Infrastructure
  • RFI Test Circuit, our first site entirely dedicated to running Test for rolling stock’s certification, experimental activities and research and innovation.
  • How can we collate the needs of testing and experimental activities and performing field tests in a more efficient way -minimizing the need of interruptions of commercial service and then interferences on the national railway infrastructure
  • The Test Circuit is equipped with all the signalling systems from all providers which are currently in use on our national network.
Apr 115:00
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Practical applications for virtual reality in safety training 

Digital & IOT
  • Outlining VY’s story: VR applications for fire safety training 
  • The benefits of VR over real life scenarios: costs, safety and learnings 
  • Sharing the results on our business when we applied the technology 
Apr 115:00
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Successfully integrating full design, procurement and construction

Smart Construction
  • Integrating innovative technologies such as lidar and 360-degree digital video for efficient data collection and extraction to monitor infrastructure asset performance in real time;
  • Managing workflows from data collection to insightful analysis and decision making;
  • Applying big data analytics for predictive maintenance.
Apr 115:00
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Unpacking the East Coast programme: the delivery, principles and benefits

Smart Train Control
  • Preparing LNER and industry partners for the future changes that ERTMS and new Azuma trains will bring
  • Evaluating the most effective methods of managing the ETCS train fitment and delivery phase
  • Looking to future digital railway enhancement schemes to compliment the new train induction and remain customer-driven
Apr 115:15
Conference pass

ATO over ETCS: an opportunity

Smart Train Control
  • Automation of mainline operation: the challenges
  • How ATO over ETCS can benefit operators
  • Case study for real demonstration
Apr 115:15
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Cloud, AI and Digitalisation aspects for Smart Railways

Digital & IOT
  • Modern railways across the globe work in a competitive multi-modal environment where customers demand safe, reliable and convenient transport.
  • Digital transformation of mission critical train-to-ground communication, cloud computing and big data form an agile rail solution applying WiFi6 and latest evolutions of 4G LTE and 5G technologies
  • Technologies such as IoT, big data + AI, video cloud, Geographic Information System (GIS), and Integrated Communication Platforms help railways managing Increasing Scale and Passenger Volumes
Apr 115:15
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Development of tailor-made rails for severe corrosion conditions

Metro
Apr 115:15
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How axle counting systems can support and fit into intelligent infrastructure systems

Intelligent Infrastructure
  • Functionalities far beyond clear/occupied
  • Universal integration and interface strategies
  • Minimising of LCC cost due to enhanced diagnostic strategies and negligible maintenance efforts
Apr 115:15
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Leveraging Location Intelligence for Rail Infrastructure

Smart Construction
  • Optimizing the data lifecycle for smart (and efficient) rail infrastructure management
  • Empowering everyone in the organization with the data needed for improved decision making, from any location, and at any stage of the infrastructure lifecycle
  • Smart infrastructure management driven by comprehensive data and location intelligence, delivered in real time
Apr 115:15
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Making inter-modality a reality in Norway: what should the role of the national rail carrier be?

Integrated Mobility
Apr 115:15
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Smart Stations: Keeping up with advance mobility & lifestyle

Smart Stations
  • User-centered design
  • Stations as a multimodal transport hub
  • Technologies to optimize asset performance & passenger experience
Liza Altena, Head of Core Market Development – International Markets & Consulting & Head of Sales Management and Portfolio Management, DB Engineering & Consulting GmbH
Apr 115:15
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TRAM_Barcelona: Geared towards the future.

Light Rail
Humberto Lopez Vilalta, General Director, Tramvia Metropolita
Apr 115:30
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Advances in electrification & hydrail in Austria

Power
  • Considering political and economic factors for hydrail
  • Incentivising reduced emissions in collaboration with government
  • The challenges of migrating to a fully electric network
Wolfgang Zottl, Key Researcher - Lifecycle Management And Innovation, ÖBB Infrastruktur
Apr 115:30
Conference pass

Developing innovative training programs with Virtual and Augmented Reality

Digital & IOT
  • Implementing VR and AR as corner stones of our training process: sharing our new training processes
  • Understanding the impact on the success of training with different parts of the business
  • Changing minds: getting buy in to develop a new training methodology
Apr 115:30
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How are stations generating investment through effective Transit-Orientated Development?

Smart Stations
  • Why is it so vital for operators to create stations within urban areas that can lead to TOD?
  • How can you create use digital technology to combine the station with the urban environment?
  • What opportunities can be obtained for operators and communities through TOD?
Koen Van Lancker, Head Of Innovation And Station Environments, NMBS-SNCB
Apr 115:30
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Mastering the performances of signalling upgrades in Paris

Smart Train Control
  • Increasing capacity and operations of the network in Paris
  • Achieving performances levels to on NExTEO EOLE Project
  • Overcoming the key challenges of mastering the implementation of new tech with its new performance levels
Apr 115:30
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Northern Powerhouse Rail: the continued pace of development of far greater train capacity, connectivity and speed across Northern England helping re balance the UK economy.

Mega Projects
  • Industry update: Refreshing the Strategic Outline Case for NPR and agreeing a preferred Network and delivery strategy during 2020
  • In a context of political change, how can we develop complex multi-billion pound projects and the appropriate tender strategies that minimise risk to all?
  • Sustainability: how is NPR advancing electrification across the network to be one of the most decarbonised railways in the world
Apr 115:30
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Optimising services through accurate mobility data and new transport models

Integrated Mobility
Juan Corro Beseler, CTO, EMT Madrid
Apr 115:30
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Reaching new levels of operational optimisation through the automation of safety critical operations

Freight Summit
  • Proving new automated operations are safe for operations: a business priority
  • Implementing automated break testing: our experience of making this a reality
  • Sharing the biggest learnings we have experienced through this industry leading process
Apr 115:30
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The story of Crossrail’s creation of a digital railway

Smart Construction
  • How Crossrail brought BIM data, GIS and asset information together to create a digital representation of the new railway from design into delivery and operations
  • How a transformational approach to data and information management is helping deliver the consistency and reliability needed by a smart railway
  • How Crossrail delivered innovation and digital tools into a 10-year construction project when technologies are continuously developing, and project certainty is required.
Apr 115:30
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Where is the next phase of digitalisation for TMB after a world-famous retrofit automation programme?

Metro
  • What role does a data management centre play in our advanced metro systems?
  • The increasingly crucial role of cyber security at the corporate level of operations in Barcelona
  • Using IoT technology to deliver an improved service through precision train tracking and enhanced passenger information
Apr 115:30
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Why are operators looking to deep data analysis to improve their maintenance and reliability?

Light Rail
  • How can we automate more and more processes as we continue to develop our network?
  • What will be the impact of condition-based maintenance technology throughout our network?
  • Train to track communications and its potential uses throughout
Apr 115:45
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Building federated models for design and construction planning.

Smart Construction
  • How we integrated designs into our existing rail environments
  • Is the concept of 4D and 5D take-off possible through component-based modelling?
  • How our teams deploy laser scanners and UAVs to collect 3D survey data for our fixed and linear assets
Alejandro Moreno, Director, Midland Metro Alliance
Apr 115:45
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How can we use advanced, digitally connected tools to create Rail 4.0? Digitalization by means of (EULYNX-compatible) Object Controllers.

Intelligent Infrastructure
  • How compatible and flexible Rail object controllers could help to boost digital transformation?
  • Best-practices from the industry to reduce technology costs and increase performance and reliability.
  • Is EULYNX the solution to lead digitalization?
Apr 115:45
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Lessons learnt from Helsinki: what to take into account when renewing old stations to serve a digital age?

Smart Stations
Apr 115:45
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Panel: To what extent is hydrail the answer to transport’s emissions problems?

Power
  • What is the potential for hydrail, is it achievable?
  • How can we improve fuel cell access to the rail and transport supply chain?
  • How can hydrogen be produced in a sustainable, economical way?
Apr 115:45
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Safety ecosystems for new rail services - a virtual coupling approach

Smart Train Control
  • Developing customer experience and service reliability with secure and smart enablers for new connected and automated rail networks
  • Using a virtual coupling system approach as an example of these new rail services
  • Transforming the customer journey, making it possible to reduce trip time and to travel to new places
Apr 115:45
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Where is the next phase of digitalisation for TMB after a world-famous automation programme?

Metro
Ramon Malla, Strategic Projects Director, Grup TMB
Apr 116:00
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Constructing and upgrading 4000 km of high-speed rail: STH - Warsaw’s emerging infrastructure megaproject

Mega Projects
  • Providing fast, frequent and seamless high-speed access to Poland's transport mega-hub - STH Airport
  • How can we introduce high-speed rail with full interoperability and compliance with modern EU rail traffic controls
  • Connecting Poland's most isolated areas for nationwide, high-speed connectivity
Apr 116:00
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How can we use inspiration from external sources and industries to improve the railway systems of the world?

Intelligent Infrastructure
  • Vast data streams are rapidly evolving the way we maintain infrastrucutre
  • The crucial role of data analyst experts in the digital transformation of the rail industry
  • How can we maximise actual, tangible insights from Big data and AI?
Apr 116:00
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How has Barcelona integrated mobility into the heart of ATM’s digital transformation?

Integrated Mobility
Apr 116:00
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Introducing BIM to speed up railway construction in Germany – lessons learned from 13 case studies

Smart Construction
  • DB introduced BIM to achieve higher quality and faster completion of infrastructure project
  • Testing BIM in 13 case studies across Germany showed significant improvements due to earlier collusion checks, transparent integration of multiple project information, and better visualization for internal and external purposes
  • DB now starts all new major projects with BIM and invests further in the development of the methodology
Daniel Forsmann, Head of Fundamentals for Large Project Management, DB Netz AG
Apr 116:00
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Is self- regulation the future of automisation in light rail?

Light Rail
  • Internal procedures and how to marry technology with the humans that use it
  • Developing internal processes to ensure smooth running of automated light-rail
  • Safety as a philosophy. Putting safety at the heart of a system.
  • How to guarantee safety in an open system that is constantly changing?
Apr 116:00
Conference pass

New approach to intelligent railway operations: Blockchain-based Railway Control System

Digital & IOT
  • What is the Deutsch Bahn approach as to the decentralisation of railway infrastructure?
  • Using blockchain to underpin a new era of rail: new vision for vehicle control and machine to machine communication
  • Research findings as to brand new opportunities for more efficient payment, planning, train capacity management, increased security and cooperation
Apr 116:00
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Panel: How will ETCS & automation affect the future of rail?

Smart Train Control
  • How can the daily challenges for the network be Improved with digital initiatives?
  • What will the effect of ATO and ETCS be on train drivers?
  • To what extent can the procurement process be streamlined in future?
Apr 116:00
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Panel: The stations lifecycle process: How you can mediate station innovations within the cycle?

Smart Stations
  • What new technologies are causing change within stations of the future?
  • Why is it becoming more necessary for operators to redevelop/create new stations?
  • How can you effectively plan and prepare for future station development?
Apr 116:00
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Restructuring our business in Slovakia to compete efficiently in rail freight

Freight Summit
  • Moving from transporter to forwarder: how are we approaching this challenging goal?
  • Understanding and exploiting the opportunities that digital innovation is providing: how can we integrate this into our processes?
  • Reflecting market pressures on our operations: optimising our train paths
Apr 116:00
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The future of transport in Riyadh 2030

Metro
  • Creating world class connections that support long term sustainable solutions
  • Exploiting new technology and innovative approaches that can add real value to our urban rail network
  • Understanding the future of journey planning, wayfinding, fares, ticketing and the latest vehicle technology to prepare your network for the future
Apr 116:00
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Using "big data" analytics and optimization techniques to provide insight on asset health in NYC’s subway

Metro
  • What key areas have we identified for digital development and innovation in metro systems?
  • What has been the impact of our work in the context of shifting priorities of urban transport authorities?
  • How will we fund this landmark change to our urban mobility landscape?
Apr 116:10
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Handling contracts in a design and build context, with regards to contractors and clients interests and joint focus

Smart Construction
Steen Lykke, Chief Operating Officer, Odense Tramway
Apr 116:15
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DB@Shift2Rail: Digital Technologies enabling intelligent asset management in Rail

Intelligent Infrastructure
  • Digitalization in Rail @Deutsche Bahn
  • Potentials of digitalization in asset management
  • Lean tamping technologies developed in Shift2Rail and applied on the Rotterdam-Genève corridor
Saibaba Ankala, Chief Engineer, Indian Railways
Apr 116:15
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Future of infrastructure developments in the UK

Keynotes
The UK Minister for Investment, Graham Stuart MPwill come to the event to give his perspective on the future of the rail industry in the UK and beyond.
Graham Stuart, Minister For Investment, Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy
Apr 116:15
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How can we construct light rail infrastructure that is fit for the agile transport systems of the future?

Light Rail
  • Developing AI to bring intelligence to today’s transport problems
  • Leveraging the information garnered from smart systems to feed this algorithm
  • Creating proactive policy: can we predict technology trends and legislate now?
Apr 116:15
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Modernising an Infrastructure Maintenance Business to Enable Innovation: Start with the People First

Metro
Apr 117:25
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Keynotes
Thought Leader, Patentes Talgo
Apr 117:35
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Are we able to create infrastructure that can act as the pivot for the digitally-connected transport industry of the future?

Keynotes
  • How can we develop rail infrastructure that is not only safe but also ready to make best use of the onslaught of technology across passenger and freight rail?
  • Where are the key focus areas in order to prepare urban and long-distance infrastructure for the liberalization of the global rail market?
  • Developing flexible, smart infrastructure that is able to incorporate new technology, applications and software.
  • How can we develop to seamlessly cooperate with other stakeholders within the transport sector and beyond.
  • The ever-changing mind-set of rail company management and the role of client-based performance thinking

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Apr 209:25
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The future of mobility: Automated, Shared and Electric

Keynotes
  • The definition of public and intercity transport is changing and broadening to include on-demand and shared modes.
  • The shift from single use operations to mobility as a service and soon the dawning of lifestyle as a service lead by technology companies.
  • How ready are today's rail operators to seize the opportunity?
Apr 209:35
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Renfe-as-a- Service: the new mobility paradigm

Keynotes
Manel Villalante Llaurado, Chief Strategy And Development Officer, RENFE
Apr 209:45
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Can transport operators diversify to mix the agility and daring of start-ups with the risk appetite of entrepreneurs to create the mobility of the future?

Keynotes
  • What is the importance of digital platforms that push the boundaries and provoke a radical paradigm shift in the transport business?
  • How can we partner with start-ups to increase their level of flexibility, while also launching new flexible on-demand services that are needed?
  • Can we conciliate a new business approach with the social objectives while answering the expectations of travellers?
  • Can we develop tailor-made services while preserving mass public transport as the backbone of our countries?
Manel Villalante Llaurado, Chief Strategy And Development Officer, RENFE
Apr 210:05
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LeadMind: how can we leverage data for superior decision-making?

Keynotes
  • LeadMind: advanced analytics in real-time to improve availability, reliability and LCC.
  • Use cases: What is the impact of sophisticated data solutions on operation and maintenance?
  • Integrating systems, data, people and technology to transform your company
Apr 210:20
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How can the world’s urban transport organisations provide a cleaner, more connected, more punctual service for the mega cities of the future?

Keynotes
  • Which of our projects are we able to use as benchmarks of high-quality, digital deployment with tangible benefits for operations and passenger experience?
  • How can metro and commuter rail leaders round the world embrace disruptive technologies and incorporate them into legacy systems?
  • How can we integrate regional commuter networks and metros to provide seamless mobility options across an entire metropolitan area?
  • What is the role of the station in this future of mobility?
Apr 211:20
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Technology and Strategy Roundtables

Keynotes
Technology and Strategy Roundtables will run from 11.20 – 12.30 with one rotation. These will take place in the 8 conference rooms so please look for your table number.
Cybersecurity: Barrier or Opportunity for Innovation?
Michael Pellot, Innovation Director, Transports Metropolitans De Barcelona
Apr 212:00
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ALAMYS: El estado del arte de las redes de metro en Latinoamérica

Metro
THIS 10 MINUTE SESSION WILL TAKE PLACE IN SPANISH
Apr 212:00
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Applications for Adaptive Manufacturing in the rail industry

Digital & IOT
  • Creating real operational improvements with the use of 3D printing
  • The most effective applications for adaptive manufacturing: the use cases at Deutsche Bahn
  • Sharing the impact this has had on our business and the opportunities for future development
Apr 212:00
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BIM / Digital Engineering / Digital Twins: A Railway client’s View

Smart Construction
  • Data collection and the added value during the all stages of the project and asset lifecycle. Ensuring the information ready to pass the test of time?
  • Digitalisation as a Goal or an Enabler. Who get the benefit from using the tools available?
  • Digital Twins? What are they?
Douglas Young, Head Of Asset Management And Information, East West Railway
Apr 212:00
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Building a customer-centric door to door experience for Dutch travellers with the station at the heart of our strategy

Smart Stations
  • How we are planning to massively invest in innovation programmes across the Netherlands and leverage the latest technology
  • Expanding bike and car parking options to make these services available in as many stations as possible
  • Building ease-of-use to ultimately deliver a superior experience for the passenger and create more demand for sustainable transport
Marise Bezema, Manager Services Ns Stations, NS
Apr 212:00
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CALIFORNIA HIGH SPEED RAIL ASSOCIATION

Mega Projects
California High Speed Rail are in the middle of planning one of the world’s largest high-speed rail programs. CEO Brian Kelly will sit down to discuss the key technologies CHSRA are looking at to bring about momentous change in the West Coast pubic transport ecosystem.
Brian Kelly, Chief Executive Officer, California High Speed Rail Authority
Apr 212:00
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Driving innovation as a small player in rail freight logistics

Freight Summit
  • How are we integrating innovation into the core of our company?
  • Having effective and focused strategies which shape the investment & innovation decision making
  • Promoting agile and pragmatic approaches in innovation to improve efficiency and services delivery to compete with other transport modes
Apr 212:00
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How can international rail operators collaborate to create platforms for connected, accessible rail at an international level?

Integrated Mobility
Apr 212:00
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The future of ETCS with GSM-R

Smart Train Control
  • Evaluating what brings ETCS forwards
  • Preparing for interoperability in the open market
  • The steps DB KT are taking to have ETCS with GSM-R ready by 2030
Apr 212:00
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The future of Helsinki: How the city of Helsinki will transform its tram & metro network and other mobility options

Light Rail
  • Heavy expansion of our tram network with improved speed and capacity of trams
  • What kind of actions are we going to take to increase capacity across our metro system
  • What other topics are to be developed to increase sustainable urban mobility
Apr 212:10
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8 reflections on digital transformation from Metro de Madrid

Metro
Isaac Centellas, Manager of the Engineering and Maintenance Division, Metro de Madrid
Apr 212:15
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Developing digital manufacturing to increase efficiencies and optimise operations at Angel Trains

Digital & IOT
  • Managing the challenges of legacy components, low order sizes and small numbers of suppliers
  • Sharing how Angel Trains have trialled this technology on our fleet
  • Taking our learnings to the wider rail industry: how can digital manufacturing become a norm in rail?
Apr 212:15
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ERTMS Deployment Management Team: Effects of a more synchronized, interoperable and timely implementation of ERTMS

Smart Train Control
  • The status of ERTMS deployment in Europe and introduction of ERTMS Deployment Management Team
  • Lessons learnt from ERTMS deployment around Europe and why it is necessary to achieve a synchronized, interoperable and timely implementation of the system
  • Outlining the next steps for ERTMS
Apr 212:15
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The Geography of Time: How Fast Rail Can change the economic landscape and support social equity

Mega Projects
Andrew Mcnaughton, Professorial Fellow, University of Southampton
Apr 212:15
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The role of SIL 4 COTS solutions in creating safe and secure railway application

Intelligent Infrastructure
  • The role of technology in ensuring railway operations maintain safety and security as a priority
  • Creating flexibility, independence and cost efficiency with the use of commercial off the shelf (COTS) safety controllers
  • Demonstrating the advantages of COTS safety systems compared with proprietary technology with practical examples for interlocking, level crossing and rolling stock applications
Ivo Hanspach, Director, Product Management Safety Systems, HIMA Group
Apr 212:30
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A collaborative approach to digitisation in Freight: The role of Open Data

Freight Summit
  • How has digitisation in rail developed Hupac Intermodal’s services to be fit for the next decade of competition?
  • The potential for open data play a critical role in the shaping of the Rail Freight industry
  • Creating relationships to shape real change through innovation and digitisation
Apr 212:30
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Building on the paradigm of open innovation in the railway industry

Digital & IOT
  • The digital challenge for the railway sector: how to connect the customers, the operators, the trains and the infrastructure and transform to open innovation culture.The exponential changes the railway industry is experiencing
  • Organisational culture and employees’ characteristics impact on the adoption of Workplace Innovation practices.
  • transformation to Open innovation models by promoting the use of industrial innovations
  • We hope this short introduction is useful for you to allocate the presentation in the program
Apr 212:30
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Decentralising the transport ecosystem to build new capabilities and opportunities in the transport mix of the future

Integrated Mobility
  • How will future developments around M2M economies and autonomous innovations impact the future of mobility?
  • How could rail integrate into the future mobility network driven by the distributed ledger technology?
  • Developing solutions which benefit the rail industry
Apr 212:30
Conference pass

How is RFR managing the expansion of rail services throughout Tunis?

Light Rail
Apr 212:30
Conference pass

Station 4.0: How can advanced digital technology drastically change the station environment?

Smart Stations
  • How to create accessible infrastructure for passengers throughout platforms within the station?
  • Generating environments within the station that encourage more passengers at the station
  • Making infrastructure changes that can lead to station development
Apr 212:30
Conference pass

TEXAS CENTRAL

Mega Projects
The CEO of the US’ first privately funded high speed rail project will sit down with our audience to discuss the rapid rise of high-speed rail in North America, the crucial role that international partners are playing in this landmark project and the challenges ahead for the Texas Bullet Train.
Apr 212:30
Conference pass

The economic benefits of advanced signalling systems

Smart Train Control
  • Developing a long-term instalment plan for signalling projects
  • Considering the business case for ETCS level 2 across India
  • The challenges of implementing new technology over complex and large-scale networks
Apr 212:30
Conference pass

The role of the bicycle train user in the development of multimodal transport in rail

Integrated Mobility
  • How can rail operators better support the needs of cyclists?
  • What impact does cycling have on the wider transport mix?
  • Sharing successful examples of optimising the intersection between cycling and rail
Apr 212:45
Conference pass

BIM capabilities for innovation in Railway Maintenance

Smart Construction
Juan De Dios Sanz Bobi, Departamento Ingeniería Mecánica, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid
Apr 212:45
Conference pass

First Metropolitan rail transport aiming a ticketless toll system in Spain

Metro
Jorge Maroto Gómez, Managing Director & O&M Director, Metro de Sevilla
Apr 212:45
Conference pass

How can advanced technology grant highly accurate wheel measurements and wheel reprofiling systems for maximum operating efficiency

Metro
  • A complete solution for rail wheels maintenance (Measurement, Control and Reprofiling)
  • Extending of the wheelset Life and decreasing of maintenance costs.
Apr 212:45
Conference pass

How can the rail industry can support innovation and development between stake holders or other new technologies which are impacting the industry?

Digital & IOT
Apr 212:45
Conference pass

HS2: When a value management approach is applied to the preliminary design

Mega Projects
  • HS2 context. What is HS2 in figures and current situation
  • Value Management principles and processes applied during the development of the Preliminary design of Phase 2B Leeds leg South
  • Added value and lessons learnt from Ineco experience
Pablo Ramos, Europe Account Director, INECO
Apr 212:45
Conference pass

Lessons learned from implementing ERTMS & ETCS

Smart Train Control
  • What we learned in early deployment schemes
  • Overcoming the challenges of implementation
  • A look to the future of train controls, safety and disruption management
Paul Booth, Principal Engineer, Network Rail
Apr 213:00
Conference pass

“I just want to use one ticket” How can public transport ticketing systems talk to one another?

Integrated Mobility
  • Working on integrating our technology with the others used by separate networks
  • An update on how far along this journey we are in Gipuzkoa
  • Working effectively with the audience to developing solutions which can help us with this problem
Apr 213:00
Conference pass

A challenge: the coexistence of standard gauge and Iberian gauge in Spain

Intelligent Infrastructure
  • Gauges in the world.
  • Innovating solution for the coexistence of standard gauge and Iberian gauge in Spain.
  • Spanish network: three rail tracks
Mario Ferreiro, National Railway Project Manager, INECO
Apr 213:00
Conference pass

Developing advanced data analytics and predictive maintenance at MetroRio

Metro
Apr 213:00
Conference pass

Digitising Freight Operations at Indian Railways

Freight Summit
  • Developing applications of new technologies into our network to develop our capabilities
  • The role of our national data centre in developing a sophisticated approach to digitisation
  • Gaining insights into the health of our assets: sharing our acoustic gearing detectors maintenance project
Apr 213:00
Conference pass

Panel: What is the future of signalling and network management tech?

Smart Train Control
  • What are the potential capabilities of ERTMS wireless systems?
  • How can we mitigate the limitations of current technology?
  • What is the need for standardisation between regions?
Apr 213:00
Conference pass

RailVisionary Awards

Digital & IOT
RailGrup, Renfe & Mafex host the awards of this innovation project focusing on: 1.Digital Mobility2.Maintenance digitalization, “Doctor Train”3.Multi modal logistics “marketplace platforms” LaaS7 start ups will pitch their solutiosn and a winner will be selectedJoin us for this exciting session!
Apr 213:15
Conference pass

Challenges for railway development in South East Europe

Intelligent Infrastructure
  • The development concepts in rail infrastructure planning and maintenance on Slovenian network
  • The evolution of smart maintenance planning, infrastructure monitoring, and diagnostics
  • Integration of public passenger transport, and projects aiming to connect regions and improve rail services in South East Europe
Apr 213:15
Conference pass

How can ticketing play a role in making transport more accessible for all?

Integrated Mobility
Apr 213:15
Conference pass

Making Zurich station a digital hub prepared for the future

Smart Stations
  • How we are creating an interconnected station through our App linking the customer to other modes of transport after their journey through the station.
  • Utilising both VR and AR to create opportunities to benefit our passengers within the station
  • How can you utilise IOT and machine learning for waste disposal within the station?
Philipp Lombriser, Business Analyst, SBB
Apr 213:15
Conference pass

PANEL What is the future of high-speed rail across the world?

Mega Projects
  • How can we mitigate risk in multi-billion-dollar mobility projects?
  • What role can technology partners, construction companies and industry associations play in the development of these projects?
  • How do we manage the level of political exposure that comes with infrastructure projects at this scale?
Moderator: María Peña, Chief Executive Officer, ICEX Spain Trade and Investment
Brian Kelly, Chief Executive Officer, California High Speed Rail Authority
Dieter Michell-Auli, Chief Sales Officer, DB Engineering & Consulting
Andrew Mcnaughton, Professorial Fellow, University of Southampton
Apr 213:30
Conference pass

The missing link: Constructing large-scale sensory platforms for predictive asset management

Intelligent Infrastructure
  • How can we use vast numbers of sensors to build a clearer picture of our railway network?
  • Our vision of data science labs: the missing link to deep insight into railway infrastructure
  • Incorporating data at every level of maintenance for truly proactive and predictive maintenance programming
Apr 215:00
Conference pass

How can we use data analytics and sophisticated Wi-Fi pattern recognition to better understand our passengers?

Metro
  • Analysing individual passenger journeys and breaking them down into different aggregated ‘movement types’ to understand what passengers were doing at each point of their trip
  • Enabling greater sophistication in providing real-time information to customers, helping prioritise investment to improve services and ease congestion points.
  • Providing better insight on customer flows which could help increase commercial revenue for advertising companies or rental units on the transport network
Apr 215:15
Conference pass

Adapting energy harvesting methods for trackside and onboard signalling & communications

Smart Train Control
  • Outlining the benefits of the ETALON project to train functionalities for cases where power supplies aren’t available
  • Unpacking the enhancements of radio communications between vehicles and overall performance
  • Predicting the economic benefits of optimised on-board communications and connected track-side smart radio
Apr 215:15
Conference pass

Using LTE solutions to offer a secure and reliable radio layer for CBTC in mass transit

Smart Train Control
  • Demonstrating how it is possible to use the most advanced signalling applications on top of private LTE system
  • Exploring the advantages of LTE as regards as other legacy wireless technologies
  • Outlining how the rail operator can gain advantage of this radio system
Monica Muñoz Rodriguez, CBTC System Manager, CAF Signalling
Raquel Frisa, LTE Product Manager, Teltronic
Apr 215:30
Conference pass

Can we collaborate using international open data schemes to build a superior passenger journey

Metro
  • The potential benefits of open data and how will that ultimately reach operations
  • Which frameworks should we look to as a model of how to develop consensus?
  • How will the liberalisation of long-distance rail impact urban mobility?
Apr 215:30
Conference pass

How can rail operators effectively implement innovation into their organisations?

Digital & IoT
  • Working effectively with Start-ups how can rail operators adapt to working with young innovative and dynamic companies?
  • Overcoming the barriers to access in the rail industry: how can young companies overcome the regulation and legacy processes?
  • What should the industry envision when we bring think about the future of rail?
Apr 215:30
Conference pass

Using trial running trains for technical functions validation

Smart Train Control
  • Implementing a new traffic management system for autonomous train
  • Testing radio systems and communication and positioning
  • Sharing how we have been testing this technology and the challenges of implementation
Apr 215:45
Conference pass

Understanding the 5G PPP in Spain

Smart Train Control
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