Tuesday 30 August 2016
Railway Safety / International Conference

International Railway Safety Council (IRSC) to be held from 2 – 7 October 2016 in Paris

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On behalf of the 26th International Railway Safety Council (IRSC) Organising Committee, consisting of the French Public Railway Group (SNCF) and the French Railway Safety Authority (EPSF), UIC is very pleased to invite you to attend the next IRSC, which will be held from 2 – 7 October 2016 in Paris.

The overarching theme of the IRSC 2016 is:

"Railway safety: facing the challenges of tomorrow’s society"

This congress is dedicated to decision-makers from any type of railway activity such as:

  • Train operating companies
  • Infrastructure managers
  • Manufacturers
  • National Safety Authorities
  • Research and standardisation organisations
  • Academics

The International Railway Safety Council (IRSC) 2016 is the major platform for the exchange of knowledge and experience in the field of railway safety.
More than 250 attendees coming from all over the world will present and share their practices, successes and perspectives concerning risk assessment and management of railway operational safety.

For more information and online registration please go to www.irsc2016.org

The UIC supports and will participate in the IRSC in Paris. As a major sponsoring partner UIC offers simultaneous English-French interpreting during the three days of the conference and the Farewell Party on Wednesday, 5 October 2016.

The IRSC presentations and discussions will run from Sunday, 2 October, to Wednesday, 5 October 2016, at the Pullman Hotel Paris Centre-Bercy. On Thursday, 6 October, and Friday, 7 October 2016, a programme of technical visits will be proposed.

The hosts and sponsors will be very happy to welcome you in October in Paris!

Contact: info@irsc2016.org

For further information at UIC please contact Peter Gerhardt, Manager of the UIC Safety Unit: gerhardt@uic.org

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