Information published on 7 March 2017 in the UIC electronic newsletter "UIC eNews" Nr 538.

One month to go before the 4th UIC World Congress on Rail Training 2017

  • Expertise Development
  • Promoting

The UIC World Congress on Rail Training (WCRT) will be held at the DB Akademie, Potsdam/Berlin, Germany, from 5 – 7 April 2017, and is organised by UIC and its partners, DB Training, Learning & Consulting, FS and SNCF.

Organised at the initiative of the UIC Expertise Development Platform, WCRT draws its expertise from the regional Rail Training Centre Networks. 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

If you are an HR and training director, a training executive, or a training and workforce development expert, then this congress is for you!
Please note that the three official languages of the congress are English, German and French.

Speakers from over 20 countries have been selected to present and share their experience and good practices on diverse topical issues such as, inter alia, transfer of knowledge, management of Talents, learning innovation and technologies, ways of cooperation on national and international levels, safety culture.

To register as well as obtain practical information (venue, potential sponsorships/partners opportunities, detailed programme, abstracts), please visit the dedicated website

Looking forward to seeing you in Potsdam!

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

Or Marion Hochet, Expertise Development Advisor: