Wednesday 11 June 2014
Expertise Development

Third UIC World Congress on Rail Training 2015 “Unite, Inspire, Connect”

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Call for Abstracts – deadline: 15 September

Further to the success of the two previous World Congresses on Rail Training, the UIC is pleased to announce the third World Congress on Rail Training, which will be held at IST (Instituto Superiore Tecnico), Lisbon, Portugal from 15 to 17 April, 2015.

The third Congress is being organised in partnership with CP, REFER, Fertagus and IST
The World Congress on Rail Training 2015 is being organised at the initiative of the UIC Expertise Development Platform, which draws its expertise from the regional Rail Training Centres Networks (Europe, Asia, Middle East,..). Its main purpose is to enhance workforce development through sharing best practice in rail training across the entire industry.

The key congress aims are to:

  • Promote excellence in railway training through best practice models
  • Highlight research findings in this area which bring innovation and have practical application to the industry
  • Identify new challenges for training and training technologies
  • Provide a unique opportunity to share knowledge and experience amongst training professionals and managers

The Congress is targeted at human resources and training directors, training executives, and training and workforce development experts. The Congress will be held in English, French, German and Portuguese.

More information about the submission of abstracts and sponsorship procedure at the following link:

Looking forward to hearing from you!

For further information please contact Nathalie Amirault, Head of Expertise Development Unit:

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