Information published on 13 September 2010 in the UIC electronic newsletter "UIC eNews" Nr 200.

Invitation to the CREAM Final Conference

Customer-driven Rail-freight services on a European mega-corridor based on advanced business and operating Models

  • Freight
  • Research

UIC, HaCon Ingenieurgesellschaft mbH and the CREAM partners have the great pleasure to invite you to the CREAM Final Conference in Brussels (Belgium) on 4 November 2010.

You will have the opportunity to gain an exclusive and comprehensive one-day insight into this collaborative rail freight research project, summarising the results and achievements on rail freight logistics on the corridor from Western Europe through to Southeast Europe and the Middle-East.
The latest developments and good practice on this important European rail and freight axis will be presented as well as the most promising new technologies and advanced business and operating models.

Conference Highlights

  • Successfully implemented rail freight services on the CREAM corridor
  • Quality manuals for rail services
  • Innovative telematic solutions
  • The latest technical developments (e.g. Semi-trailers in unaccompanied intermodal transport chains, semi-trailers for unaccompanied intermodal carriage of plate glass and the dual-power locomotive)

The conference will conclude with a reflection on the day’s outcomes and consider which developments are likely to occur in the R&D field in the coming years.
Simultaneous interpretation will be offered into German and English.

We ask you to register exclusively online by clicking here or using the following link: http://www.uic.org/forms/spip.php?article1291 The online registration will close on 22 October 2010.

For this conference UIC and Resotel Belgium are offering a special web application to facilitate your hotel booking. Please click here to access the hotel booking http://www.resotel.be/cream All room charges are at the participants’ own expense. The quoted rates are in Euro, per room, per night, including breakfast & services. Payments for all room bookings are to be settled with the hotels directly upon departure. Valid credit card details must be given when making your booking request in order to guarantee and secure your reservation. Rooms are available on a first-come first-served basis.

The CREAM partners are looking forward to welcoming you to Brussels!

Please find all information on the official CREAM website
http://www.cream-project.eu or contact Lars Deiterding (HaCon) lars.deiterding@hacon.de or Enno Wiebe (UIC) wiebe@uic.org