Information published on 4 March 2010 in the UIC electronic newsletter "UIC eNews" Nr 175.

Security: 6th UIC world Security Congress : Istanbul 21- 23 April 2010

  • Security

A meeting of the organisation committee (UIC, TCDD) took place in Istanbul Thursday 25 February 2010 for finalising the organisation of the Congress.
Referring to the answers already received, a draft of programme has been decided.

The first day will include the official opening session with highest level presentations from Turkish authorities, TCDD and UIC, and institutional partners.
After that, a specific session on sharing of experiences and best practices on a worldwide dimension will be organized in order to define common perspectives and highlight the main needs of the railways, UIC members.
The main lines of security policies (human factors, technologies, strategies and regulation) will also be addressed and in the final session specific topics like protection of tracks, specificities of freight security, security challenges and high speed development) will also be tackled before a final session dedicated to conclusions, next steps, news about the UIC security platform, and final declaration of the Congress.

All the documents will be sent and put on line next week.

It’s still possible to suggest presentations on behalf of UIC members or partners.
For any further information, go on the UIC website, activity security and please get in touch by: