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THE VIP TRACK, Tuesday 25 February 2020

DIGITALISATION AND DISTRUPTION

Oualid Ali
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HOST

Oualid Ali, President, Future Cities Council
Mariam Masmoudi
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09:30

Big data and IoT: cognitive computing trends for the system of 2050

Mariam Masmoudi, Product Manager, SNCF Reseau
David Mcgorman
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09:50

Turning data into insight: condition based maintenance regimes and dynamic supply chains

David Mcgorman, Unipart Rail And Manufacturing Technology Managing Director And Instrumentel, Managing Director, Unipart Rail and Manufacturing

SUSTAINABLE SYSTEMS

Ayman Ashour
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10:10

Delivering successful turnkey projects – from planning to operations

Ayman Ashour, Senior Executive Vice President, Siemens Limited
Florian Schreiber, Global Head of Sales, Siemens
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10:10

SUSTAINABLE SYSTEMS

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10:30

Networking break – Middle East Rail

ON TRACK TO TRANSPORTATION 2050

Laila Hareb

HOST

Host: Laila Hareb, Chief Executive Officer and Founder, Alive Group
H.E Abdulla Belhaif Al Nuaimi
11:30

Opening address reserved for H.E. Dr Abdulla Belhaif Al Nuaimi, Minister of Infrastructure Development, Chairman, Federal Transport Authority - Land & Maritime, UAE

H.E Abdulla Belhaif Al Nuaimi, Minister Of Infrastructure And Chairman Of The Federal Transport Authority - Land And Maritime, Ministry of Infrastructure Development, UAE
Christopher Heaton Harris
11:40

Keynote address Christopher Heaton-Harris, Minister of State, Department of Transport, United Kingdom

Christopher Heaton Harris, Minister of State, Department for Transport, Ministry of Department for Transport
Khalid Saif
11:50

Keynote address H.E Khalid Saif, Minister of Transport, Jordan

Khalid Saif, Minister Of Transport, Ministry of Transport, The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan
H.E Khalifa Bin Saeed Al-Abri
12:10

Keynote address H.E. Mr. Khalifa bin Saeed Al-Abri, Assistant Secretary General, Economic & Development Affairs, GCC General Secretariat, UAE

H.E Khalifa Bin Saeed Al-Abri, Assistant Secretary General, Economic And Development Affairs, The Cooperation Council For The Arab States Of The Gulf
Shadi Malak
12:20

Keynote address Shadi Malak, Chief Executive Officer, Etihad Rail

Shadi Malak, Chief Executive Officer, Etihad Rail
Vincent Prou
12:40

Keynote presentation Leading the way to greener and smarter mobility

Vincent Prou, Middle East Managing Director, Alstom
Omar Mohd-Abdelghani Quintela
13:00

Keynote presentation LeadMind: leveraging data for improved decision making, availability and reliability

Dave Maas
13:20

Keynote presentation Intermodal Developments

13:40

Networking break

NEXT GENERATION TRANSPORTATION

Oualid Ali
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HOST

Host: Oualid Ali, President, Future Cities Council
Essam Selim
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14:30

Fireside chat Egypt National Railways: modernising the railway, metro and land ports to reach improved efficiency in immense demand

Moderator: Essam Selim, Project Manager, Egypt Rail Locomotive Renewal Program
Essam Waly, Chairman, National Authority For Tunnels
Magdy El Sabbagh, Deputy Chairman For Infrastructure, Egyptian National Railways
Maha Raslan
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15:00

Project update: the suburban train project in Damascus

Maha Raslan, Deputy Minister For Railway Affairs, Ministry Of Transportation - Syria
Panel discussion
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15:30

Panel Embracing innovation: coherent and strategic decisions for next generation transportation

Moderator: Oualid Ali, President, Future Cities Council
Philippe Citroen, Director General, UNIFE – The Rail Supply Industry Association
David Cannafoglia, SVP Region MENA, Ferrovie dello Stato Italiane SpA
Ahsan Baig, Chief Information Office And Chief Technology Officer, Alameda Contra Costa Transit

URBAN MOBILITY

Panel discussion
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16:00

Panel Urban mobility and a digital transformation: moving connected people and connecting city-wide systems

Moderator: Oualid Ali, President, Future Cities Council
Patrick Studener, Vice President, Head Of Emea, Bird
Yousef Yehya, Traffic Safety Engineer, Ministry of Infrastructure Development
Vilhelm Hedberg, Co-Founder And Chief Executive Officer, ekar
Ahsan Baig
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16:30

Electric and emission free transit: discussing how to reach decarbonisation and operate responsibly

Ahsan Baig, Chief Information Office And Chief Technology Officer, Alameda Contra Costa Transit
Diane Ahrens
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16:50

Ride hailing, car sharing and the car ownership of tomorrow: operating in the shifting global shared mobility market

Diane Ahrens, Professor For International Management - Logistics And Supply Chain Management, Deggendorf Institute of Technology (DIT)
17:00

Networking break Middle East Rail

18:00

Close of day one

19:00

Annual Middle East Rail Party

last published: 24/Feb/20 19:35

 

THE VIP TRACK, Wednesday 26 February 2020

THE URBAN TRANSFORMATION: A SMART MEGACITY

Panel discussion
09:30

Keynote panel The total transformation: shaping the future of transportation with integrated mobility, smart infrastructure and a sustainable business model

Moderator: Howard Rosen, Chairman, Rail Working Group
Stephen Goldie, City Planning Advisor, Department of Municipal Affairs
Mahmoud Habboub, Director Of Smart Mobility, Careem
Vilhelm Hedberg, Co-Founder And Chief Executive Officer, ekar
Vipul Toprani, Senior Consultant - Smart Cities, DB Engineering & Consulting
Carles Agusti I Hernàndez
10:00

Keynote Defining ‘smart urbanisation’: The role of mobility, transport and infrastructures in a smart city prioritising citizens and sustainable development

Reserved for RAPT
Carles Agusti I Hernàndez, Director, Barcelona Open Government Project
Christian Paulsen
10:20

Keynote presentation Cybersecuring the Mass Transport Solution: Siemens Mobility approach

Christian Paulsen, Chief Cyber Security Officer, Siemens Mobility
10:40

Networking break

11.20 Streams begin: attendees can visit any of the conferences below

CONNECTIVITY & COMMUNICATION

Farouk Balouchi
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HOST

Host: Farouk Balouchi, Research Fellow, Institute of Railway Research
Ahsan Baig
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11:20

Connected Bus: accelerating big data: dynamic navigation, parking and transportation with data analysis and predictive tech

Ahsan Baig, Chief Information Office And Chief Technology Officer, Alameda Contra Costa Transit
Panel discussion
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11:40

Case study Masdar City: a regional and international expansion in connectivity, green infrastructure, smart devices and autonomous provisions

Steve Severance, Head Of Programme Management, Masdar
Dan Martin Heywood
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12:00

5G innovation and next level connectivity

Dan Martin Heywood, Technology Director, Virgin Mobile Middle East & Africa
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12:20

FIRESIDE CHAT Data governance for a smart safe city: accelerating and shaping the future

Moderator: Dalia Hafiz, Assistant Professor, Al Ghurair University
Eng. Humaid Alshamsi, Head Of Artificial Intelligence Applications Development And Research, Abu Dhabi Police
Mohammad Khaled Al Hassan, Information And Cybersecurity Program Director, Department of Energy Abu Dhabi
Hans Jürgen Ohler
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12:40

New developments and innovations in rail milling

Hans Jürgen Ohler, International Senior Sales Manager, Linsinger Maschinenbau
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12:40

Reserved for Linsinger

13:00

Networking lunch

14.20 Streams begin: attendees can visit any of the conferences below

HIGH, HYPER & ULTRA-SPEED

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HOST

Harj Dhaliwal
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14:20

Embedding a fifth mode of transport: the sustainable, connected and economic Hyperloop

Harj Dhaliwal, Managing Director - Middle East And India, Virgin Hyperloop One
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14:50

From operator to operator: leveraging the true potential of asset condition monitoring and diagnostics

DB Engineering & Consulting

ASSET MANAGEMENT

Jay Monaco
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15:20

Asset monitoring for enhanced supply chain efficiency: improving delivery, security and integrity

Jay Monaco, VP Global Engineering, Amsted Rail
Farouk Balouchi
THE VIP TRACK
15:50

Smarter asset management for a more efficient railway system: condition based monitoring and predictive maintenance

Farouk Balouchi, Research Fellow, Institute of Railway Research
17:00

End of conference day two

Middle East Rail Closing Party, McGettigans Dubai World Trade Center – show your badge and receive 20% off the bill!
18:00

End of conference day two

Middle East Rail Closing Party, McGettigans Dubai World Trade Center – show your badge and receive 20% off the bill!
last published: 24/Feb/20 19:35

 

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