Tuesday 23 January 2018

UIC partners with the 6th International Railway Summit – special discount available

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UIC is delighted to partner with IRITS Events for the 6th International Railway Summit, taking place at Hotel Boscolo Prague, Autograph Collection from 21 – 23 February 2018.

International Railway Summit is a meeting of the world’s key rail sector buyers and carefully selected technical experts. The event features:

  • A full conference programme delivered by thought leaders
  • Pre-arranged one-to-one meetings with technical experts
  • High-level networking over coffee, lunches, dinners and a site visit

The conference programme of the 6th International Railway Summit brings together a wide range of key topics under the theme “Improving Passenger Experience and Customer Satisfaction”.
UIC’s Director General, Jean-Pierre-Loubinoux, will participate at the summit and give a keynote speech on “Is High Speed Rail delivering on its promise of improving society?”

Other key speakers include:

  • Dan Ťok, Minister of Transport, Government of the Czech Republic (TBC)
  • Elisabeth Werner, Director Land Transport, DG Move, European Commission (EC)
  • Josef Doppelbauer, Executive Director, EU Agency for Railways
  • Pavel Krtek, CEO & Chairman, Czech Railways
  • Libor Lochman, Executive Director, Community of European Railway and Infrastructure Companies (CER)
  • Carole Coune, Acting Secretary General, European Rail Freight Association
  • Jean-Pierre Peuziat, Head of Unit for Public Affairs, UNIFE
  • Marc Antoni, Director Rail Systems, International Union of Railways (UIC)
  • Simon Fletcher, Director & Coordinator, European Region, International Union of Railways, UIC
  • John Laene, Secretary General, RAILPOL
  • Peter Köhler, CEO, LEO Express
  • Enrique Fernandez, CIO, Go-Ahead Group
  • Joachim Winter, Senior Scientist & Project Manager “Next Generation Train - NGT”, German Aerospace Center (DLR)

Rail sector leaders will debate on:

  • Is High Speed Rail delivering on its promise of improving society?
  • Does competition benefit customers?
  • Can rail travel be seamless, safe and secure at the same time?
  • Is rail doing enough to respond to global megatrends?
  • Can urban rail operators afford to prioritise passenger experience?
  • What will the passenger-friendly rolling stock of 2030 look like?

Click here to view the agenda:

“Through its well-balanced agenda, the presentations of keynote speakers, which I was happy to be part of, the panel discussions and the bilateral contacts, the latest edition of IRS in Vienna was certainly a particularly interesting event.”
Jean-Pierre Loubinoux, Director General, UIC

“A well-organised event with excellent networking opportunities. A good mixture of conference programme and 1:1 sessions in superb surroundings."
Jan Grothe, Head of Procurement Principles & IT Systems, Deutsche Bahn

Click here to view the list of participants:

As a UIC member, you are eligible for a special discount. Book today to receive 12% off.

Please follow the link to receive the discount code in your inbox. Valid for a limited time only:


For further information please contact the organisers at chandini.saikia@irits.org

Or visit www.irits.org

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