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Rail Power, 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

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Reserved for ABB
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Battery-powered trains / solutions for railways systems

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Power Purchase Agreements to meet cost- and energy efficiency goals

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India’s strategies for phasing out diesel: Electrification, bio-diesel and LNG

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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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Innovative solutions to reducing energy costs in operations

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Networking lunch & exhibition visit

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Energy recovery: Case study

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Meeting future power supply requirements of the Mumbai-Ahmedabad high speed rail corridor

A K Garg
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Delhi Metro’s solar-powered journey: Successes and future vision

Emir Nurov
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Using energy efficient power systems with real-time diagnostics data


Networking cocktail reception & close of day one

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Rail Power, 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

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