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Digital Rail, Wednesday 1 July 2020


Welcome remarks


Opening address

Dr Jacob Kam

Rail Leader Interview

Back by popular demand, we kick off Asia-Pacific Rail 2020 with a series of interviews with C-Level rail operator leaders. Don’t miss these exclusive insights from some of the region’s most forward-thinking executives.
Panel discussion

Rail Leader Panel

Moving beyond mass transit to personalised transit
  • Why rail players must prioritise and speed up their digitalisation processes, and how they can do it
  • What are the long and short term digitalisation goals rail operators should be setting and where should they be investing to achieve them?
  • Multimodality: What does the future look like and what is rail’s role?
  • How to adapt existing service-provider business models through data-sharing and standardization to accommodate MaaS
  • Finding cost efficiencies through digitalisation

Title Sponsor Address

Gerhard Kress
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Digital train: Shaping connected mobility

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Global innovations in passenger experience and safety – case studies from Australia

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To be confirmed

Reserved for Thales
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Networking lunch & exhibition visit

Panel discussion

Innovative models in rail operations


The Digital Present

  • Digital is not in the future – it’s right now
  • Why the most adaptable will succeed
  • How can rail can get up to speed with other industries
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To be confirmed

Reserved for KONE
Prof Nalinaksh Vyas
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Industry 4.0 applications for coach manufacturing: Digital industry solutions to increasing production, maintenance and monitoring

Ian Tsui
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Advanced digital technology to prevent wheel slide

Ian Tsui, Apac Regional Director - Brakes System, Faiveley Transport (a Wabtec Company)
Panel discussion
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Improving customer service and helping operators transform railway systems digitally

Utilizing Internet of Things (IoT) technology with the use of sensors, machine learning analytics and cloud

Networking cocktail reception & close of day one

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Digital Rail, Thursday 2 July 2020

Richard Anderson

Lessons from 25 years of metro benchmarking

  • What benchmarking data shows us about 20-25 year trends in metro performance
  • Key hot topics in the industry from an operator perspective and how these have evolved in 20-25 years
  • What does this tell us about the future?
  • In particular, what do customers actually want from embracing the opportunities of digital, data, new technology?
Richard Anderson, Managing Director, Transport Strategy Centre (Tsc), Imperial College London
Panel discussion

Keynote operations panel

  • What do passengers really want and how can operators deliver this?
  • With a myriad of new technology applications on the market, how can operators choose what delivers value to both passengers and the business?
  • What is the role of operators in driving innovation in technology to solve problems relating to the future of mobility?
  • The role of suburban and urban rail in meeting the urban mobility challenge
  • Strategic allocation of continual investment to meet needs of riders
Sumit Srisantithum, Chief Operating Officer, Bangkok Mass Transit System Public Company Limited (BTS)

Diamond sponsor address

Juan Intan Kanggrawan
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Jakarta Smart City’s journey – a data analytics perspective

Gerald Schinagl
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Designing and deploying a rail enterprise management system

Towards data-driven just-in-time predictive maintenance and asset renewal
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To be confirmed

Reserved for CISCO Systems
Zailani Safari
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Boosting digitalisation via Transfer of Technology (ToT), industry collaboration, and Human Capital Development

An impactful initiative by the government for rail industry development in Malaysia
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Combining and analysing data from different sources: Extracting the best value through a coherent data strategy

Athasit Sirisonthi
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Digital applications in the design and construction of mass transit projects

Wilson Shao
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Digital innovations and new technologies: Improving customer experience

Wilson Shao, General Manager - Beijing And Tianjin, Mtr Corporation And General Manager, Beijing MTR Corporation Limited
Chen-Yu Lee
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Collaborating with smart cities: Combining IoT with automated passenger counting for added benefit to your business

Smart mobility case studies from Smart Taipei Project
Chen-Yu Lee, Director, Taipei Smart City Project Management Office
Gerald Schinagl
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Blockchain-based tokenization of rail infrastructure assets for lean operation models for secondary lines

Bill Lee
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Industry/Digital 4.0, AI, Machine learning, Analytics – What, Why, How

Cris Tran
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The future of digitalisation in rail (with a little help from blockchain)

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Cloud-based data analytics: Adapting solutions for rail

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