Mr. Michel BAUDY
IT and telecommunications director, sncf
chairman uic ebusiness conference
Mr. Mohamed BHANJI
Director, Marketing Technology, VIA RAIL.
Chairman UIC eBusiness Conference.
Mr. John LUTZ
Mr Lutz is currently Senior Advisor eCommerce at the UIC and brings with him 20 years’ experience in information exchange for the railway sector. He was responsible for developing industry standards for data exchange, including establishing the mandatory electronic waybill data exchange system in North America. He served as Chairman of the X12 Technical Assessment Committee for 8 years as well as participating as a technical expert on the UN/EDIFACT Transportation Committee. Additionally, Mr. Lutz served as a consultant specialising in information integration between Railways and their customers using XML interfaces. His current responsibilities are in the Standardisation domain, inter-enterprise messaging for Railway applications and the TSI
Technical Specifications for Interoperability
Telematic Applications for Freight
Ms. Isabelle OBERSON
Isabelle Oberson studied law at the University of Fribourg in Switzerland between 1996 and 2001, including a year spent in the University of Bristol (UK) as an Erasmus/Socrates scholar. After specialising in European law at the University of Brussels and the Institute for European Law within the University of Geneva, she was a legal trainee at EFTA in Brussels. Since 2005 she has been a legal adviser within the CIT, dealing with issues related to passenger traffic, use of infrastructure, electronic consignment note and intermodality.
Mr. Andreas FUHRER & Mr. Anton BUCHER
IT Solution Line Planning&Production
Andreas Fuhrer is head of the Solutine Line Planning&Production at SBB. He has more
than a decade of experience in railway IT as a project manager in the fields of
automation, traffic control and traffic scheduling. Andreas holds a university
degree in physics and mathematics and covered different functions in research, development and IT managment.
Co-Speaker: Anton Bucher. Toni is head of short term timetable planning for the Lucerne/Gotthard Region. He has decades of experience in capacity management and was the leading business expert in the AVIS IT project.
Mr. Patrick MANTELL
Patrick Mantell joined SNCF in 1997. He worked as Project Manager for different IT related projects for SNCF Infrastructure. Since 2001 he was in charge of the international IT activities for SNCF infrastructure and participated at the elaboration of the TAF-TSI and the SEDP
Strategic European Deployment Plan
. In 2007 he joined the UIC to work in the fields of IT Codification & Standardisation and TAF-TSI Deployment.
Mr. Jan SUNDLING
Jan Sundling received a degree in Economics and a post-graduate degree in Business Economics at Frans Schartau. He has been holding subsequently the positions of Freight Manager of the Northern region, SAS Cargo; CEO, Olsson & Wright; CEO, Scanair; Deputy Managing Director, SAS Operation; CEO Regular airline Linjeflyg and Senior Deputy Managing Director, SAS Sweden; CEO, ASG Sweden. Deputy Managing Director of the ASG Group; CEO, PanNordicLogistics; General Manager, SJ Cargo Group and CEO Green
GREen heavy duty ENgine
Cargo AB (2001 – 2007).
Mr. Maurice BOUSQUET
M. Bousquet is responsible for the implementation of the commercial sales and administration applications within the IT department of SNCF Headquarters. In this capacity, he is charged with implementing administrative process and IT systems that support paperless practices starting from the order through invoicing. He will present one of the priority projects in SNCF that automates customer consignment notes.
Mr. Rainer WILKE
RAILION Deutschland AG
Head of the department „Business processes and IT Systems of DB Schenker Rail, CIO
Dipl Oec Rainer Wilke - Head of the department „Business processes and IT Systems of DB Schenker Rail“ and CIO of the company.
Chairman of the UIC IT study group and president of Raildata, an organisation of 14 RU’s under the roof of UIC.
Rainer Wilke has been working at DB Deutsche Bahn since 1973. In parallel to his studies in economics he worked as manager in sales and operations departement. As a leader of the CustomerServiceCentre he played a decisive role building up the CSC for transport railway business in Duisburg. Between 2003 and 2004 he managed the project “GPS” /eCargoService” the implementation of satellite location for railway cars at Railion.
Mr. Ugo DELL ARCIPRETE
Ugo Dell’Arciprete received a degree in Telecom Engineering at Politecnico of Milan in 1974.
In 1977 he joined the IT Dept of FS where, until 1996, he was responsible for different sectors (operations, SW development, capacity planning, ...); in 1996 he started to work at the Passenger Division of Trenitalia, where he worked mainly as an IT consultant, collecting the commercial needs of the Division and translating them into specs. Among other tasks he was a project leader for the development of Railbest, Trenitalia’s web-based distribution system.
All along his career he has co-operated with numerous UIC bodies starting in 1977 with the Hermes project group. From 1997 to 2004 he was a secretary of the UIC Distribution & Systems Group and from 2005 a Chairman of the same body (now DSSG
Distribution and Systems Study Group
As such, he is currently representing the UIC in the TAP TSI
Technical Specifications for Interoperability for Telematic Applications for Passenger
works, as well as in other projects.
Mr. Jeremy ACKLAM
Jeremy Acklam leads the implementation of innovative ticketing solutions for business and leisure customers as part of TheTrainline? business delivery strategy. Jeremy joined TheTrainline from ATOS Origin where he provided strategic consultancy to the Community of European Railways & International Union of Railways on the European TAF TSI Rail Freight Industry Telematics Regulation. Before that he was I.T. Director of Virgin Rail where he was part of the original team that launched TheTrainline in 1999. As Deputy Chairman and a Director of the Integrated Transport Smartcard Organisation, in 2002 Jeremy wrote and presented the Downing St Lecture on Transport Information and Smartcards for the Tony Blair, politicians and transport experts.
Mrs. Hannelore ANSORGE
RAILION Deutschland AG
Team IT International
President of ORFEUS, a group within Raildata that takes care of the electronic interchange of consignment note data.
Hannelore Ansorge has been working for Deutsche Bahn since 1965. In 1989 she joined departement international affaires. She is also a leader of ISR project within Raildata.
Since 2008 she is a project leader of the technical part of eRailFreight, a UIC project that implements the Electronic Consignment Note at the European Railway Undertakings.
Mr. Luca MARIORENZI
I.T. International Affairs – Project Manager
Degree: Electronic Engineering (University “Roma Tre” – Rome
Master on: Data intelligence and Strategy decisions (University “La Sapienza” - Rome 2007)
Project manager for I.T. Information Systems (International cooperating, Timetable and CRM information systems)
Responsible for I.T. International Affairs in Trenitalia since 2007.
Currently: Active member of Raildata Special Group and ISR President since June 2008.
Active member of TAF-TSI SEDP Deployment Steering board and RU Cluster as Trenitalia representative.
Mr. Martin BLAU
Martin Blau has been working for Deutsche Bahn AG within the freight business, when in 1985 he started participating in the bi- and multilateral UIC activities, to standardise the data exchange between the Railway Undertakings. Meanwhile he has become the chairman of the working group (GRU) pursuing these items. Since 1990 he is deputised to the special group RAILDATA, developing, maintaining and operating under the umbrella of the UIC freight business applications like the exchange of consignment note and wagon status data. The goal now is to link both information and to establish processes to be able to run the transports paperless.
Mr. Kurt DE VRIENDT
Kurt De Vriendt worked for more than 10 years at the IT-department of the Belgian Railways, where he was responsible for the distribution systems. He invented the Belgian domestic home ticketing system.
Since 1996 he is active in different UIC standardisation groups and from 2002 he is a manager of different ticketing standardisation groups. At the moment he is a Chairman of GBI (Groupe Billetterie Innovative).
He left the Belgian Railways 3 years ago to become the IT manager of the Flemish Parlement. He combines this job with the standardisation work he started for the UIC.
Mr. Atsushi MORI
Atsushi Mori entered JR East Japan Information Systems company (JEIS) in 1997. From 1997 to 2002 he developed “Green Information system”, a system that collects requests and opinions from customers. From 2002 to 2006 he worked in the JR East’s marketing department where he gained valuable experience with the reserved seat management including reservation system administration, which included planning and developing systems for train and package tour reservations. This work at JR East gave him sufficient knowledge in the domain of Shinkansen ticket. In April 2006 he returned to JEIS and participated in the development of the Mobile Suica Shinkansen ticket service, which was launched on schedule in March of 2008.
Mr. Thorge LOH
Project Manager - e-/m-commerce
Thorge Loh started in 1994 as a sales representative for the Deutsch Bahn AG and worked from 1999 to 2000 as a district manager for business travel for the region Schleswig-Holstein and Hamburg. Since 2000 he has been working at the e-commerce department focusing on business travel, process management and the development of new fulfillment technologies. His main focus is the use of barcode technologie and the security of the open ticketing processes.