Event Programme

10 April - 12 April

Wed 10 April 2019
Thu 11 April 2019
Fri 12 April 2019
All sessions
Panels
Technical Seminars
Mega Projects
Technical Excursion

Day 1

Panels

10 April

14:00 - 15:00

Conference Station, Saloon B


Add to calendar 04/10/2019 14:00 04/10/2019 15:00 Turkish Railways’ Today, Future and Economic Predictions
  • How can railway become a local economical asset?
  • The past, present and the future of the Turkish railways
  • What will be the political and regulatory framework for 2019?
  • The perception and expectations of the rail sector
Conference Station, Saloon B Europe/Istanbul

Panels

Turkish Railways’ Today, Future and Economic Predictions

  • How can railway become a local economical asset?
  • The past, present and the future of the Turkish railways
  • What will be the political and regulatory framework for 2019?
  • The perception and expectations of the rail sector

Moderators

Speakers

11 April

11:00 - 12:00

Conference Station, Saloon B


Add to calendar 04/11/2019 11:00 04/11/2019 12:00 Security in Railway Systems
  • Predictive maintenance versus original maintenance techniques for rail infrastructure
  • Reviewing the benefits of predictive maintenance
  • Assessing the limitations of predictive maintenance with reference to data and safety
  • Strategies for security of track and train data
  • Safety strategies of railway and train data
  • City transportation safety
  • Cyber security
Conference Station, Saloon B Europe/Istanbul

Panels

Security in Railway Systems

  • Predictive maintenance versus original maintenance techniques for rail infrastructure
  • Reviewing the benefits of predictive maintenance
  • Assessing the limitations of predictive maintenance with reference to data and safety
  • Strategies for security of track and train data
  • Safety strategies of railway and train data
  • City transportation safety
  • Cyber security

Moderators

Speakers

11 April

12:15 - 13:15

Conference Station, Saloon B


Add to calendar 04/11/2019 12:15 04/11/2019 13:15 Localization and Investments in Urban Railways Conference Station, Saloon B Europe/Istanbul

Panels

Localization and Investments in Urban Railways

Moderators

Speakers

11 April

14:00 - 15:00

Conference Station, Saloon B


Add to calendar 04/11/2019 14:00 04/11/2019 15:00 Public and Private Sector Cooperation for Railway Systems
  • Exploring different approaches for collaboration between industry stakeholders to deliver an effective service to customers
  • Overcoming challenges of international operations – what are the key factors for successful coordination?
  • Defining Stakeholders Parties of international agreements
  • Managing partnerships to reduce errors and costs
Conference Station, Saloon B Europe/Istanbul

Panels

Public and Private Sector Cooperation for Railway Systems

  • Exploring different approaches for collaboration between industry stakeholders to deliver an effective service to customers
  • Overcoming challenges of international operations – what are the key factors for successful coordination?
  • Defining Stakeholders Parties of international agreements
  • Managing partnerships to reduce errors and costs

Moderators

Speakers

12 April

11:00 - 12:00

Conference Station, Saloon B


Add to calendar 04/12/2019 11:00 04/12/2019 12:00 System Standardization Opportunities to Reduce the Cost and Errors of Signaling Systems
  • Are modular systems a logical option?
  • Investigation of the findings of the combination of CBTC and ETCS technologies and their benefits to rail and metro networks
  • Understanding how ERTMS is effective and how it can be used in different networks
  • Building a strategy for interoperability on cross-border (freight and passenger) corridors
  • Frameworks for future proofing main line signaling deployments for ongoing capex and opex efficiency
Conference Station, Saloon B Europe/Istanbul

Panels

System Standardization Opportunities to Reduce the Cost and Errors of Signaling Systems

  • Are modular systems a logical option?
  • Investigation of the findings of the combination of CBTC and ETCS technologies and their benefits to rail and metro networks
  • Understanding how ERTMS is effective and how it can be used in different networks
  • Building a strategy for interoperability on cross-border (freight and passenger) corridors
  • Frameworks for future proofing main line signaling deployments for ongoing capex and opex efficiency

Speakers

12 April

12:15 - 13:15

Conference Station, Saloon B


Add to calendar 04/12/2019 12:15 04/12/2019 13:15 First and Last Stop: Strategies To Improve The Passenger Experience and Digitalization
  • Technological (mobile) Applications in Rail Systems Strategies for improving passenger experience
  • Taking advantage of digitalisation to recreate ticketing for passenger
  • Tackling the international ticketing problem to develop the passenger relationship
  • Smartphones and apps: Reviewing how to implement these technologies and how do virtual world and real-world components strengthen each other?
  • The first and last mile:
    • Are companies like Uber a threat or a potential for partnership?
    • What solutions and innovative ways of working are on the horizon to solve this problem?
Conference Station, Saloon B Europe/Istanbul

Panels

First and Last Stop: Strategies To Improve The Passenger Experience and Digitalization

  • Technological (mobile) Applications in Rail Systems Strategies for improving passenger experience
  • Taking advantage of digitalisation to recreate ticketing for passenger
  • Tackling the international ticketing problem to develop the passenger relationship
  • Smartphones and apps: Reviewing how to implement these technologies and how do virtual world and real-world components strengthen each other?
  • The first and last mile:
    • Are companies like Uber a threat or a potential for partnership?
    • What solutions and innovative ways of working are on the horizon to solve this problem?

Moderators

Speakers

Mega Projects

10 April

13:05 - 13:30

Conference Station, Saloon B


Add to calendar 04/10/2019 13:05 04/10/2019 13:30 The Trans-Caspian International Transport Route - linking East and West Conference Station, Saloon B Europe/Istanbul

Mega Projects

The Trans-Caspian International Transport Route - linking East and West

10 April

15:15 - 15:45

Conference Station, Saloon B


Add to calendar 04/10/2019 15:15 04/10/2019 15:45 3 Storey Grand Istanbul Tunnel Mega Projects Case Studies will present us impactful projects in the spotlight which affect not only the related cities but also neighbor regions and even the whole country. With Mega Projects case studies, the relationship between infrastructure and design, data usage, collaboration management, challenges faced, and lessons learned will be discussed. Additionally, we will seek to understand the “mega effects” of this projects on society and environment to broaden our perspective.


 
Conference Station, Saloon B Europe/Istanbul

Mega Projects

3 Storey Grand Istanbul Tunnel

Mega Projects Case Studies will present us impactful projects in the spotlight which affect not only the related cities but also neighbor regions and even the whole country. With Mega Projects case studies, the relationship between infrastructure and design, data usage, collaboration management, challenges faced, and lessons learned will be discussed. Additionally, we will seek to understand the “mega effects” of this projects on society and environment to broaden our perspective.


 

Speakers

11 April

15:45 - 16:30

Conference Station, Saloon B


Add to calendar 04/11/2019 15:45 04/11/2019 16:30 National Rail Systems Research and Testing Center (URAYSİM) Mega Projects Case Studies will present us impactful projects in the spotlight which affect not only the related cities but also neighbor regions and even the whole country. With Mega Projects case studies, the relationship between infrastructure and design, data usage, collaboration management, challenges faced, and lessons learned will be discussed. Additionally, we will seek to understand the “mega effects” of this projects on society and environment to broaden our perspective.

 
Conference Station, Saloon B Europe/Istanbul

Mega Projects

National Rail Systems Research and Testing Center (URAYSİM)

Mega Projects Case Studies will present us impactful projects in the spotlight which affect not only the related cities but also neighbor regions and even the whole country. With Mega Projects case studies, the relationship between infrastructure and design, data usage, collaboration management, challenges faced, and lessons learned will be discussed. Additionally, we will seek to understand the “mega effects” of this projects on society and environment to broaden our perspective.

 

Moderators

Speakers

12 April

13:15 - 13:40

Conference Station, Saloon B


Add to calendar 04/12/2019 13:15 04/12/2019 13:40 Crossrail 2: the Growth Opportunities in London and the Challenges Crossrail 2 is a suggested railway route operating from nine stations in Surrey, Southeastern England to three stations in Hertfordshire and providing a new railway connection between the north and the south in London. It connects the Southwestern Main Line to the Western Anglia Main Line through Victoria and King’s Cross St Pancras.
 
Conference Station, Saloon B Europe/Istanbul

Mega Projects

Crossrail 2: the Growth Opportunities in London and the Challenges

Crossrail 2 is a suggested railway route operating from nine stations in Surrey, Southeastern England to three stations in Hertfordshire and providing a new railway connection between the north and the south in London. It connects the Southwestern Main Line to the Western Anglia Main Line through Victoria and King’s Cross St Pancras.
 

Speakers

Technical Seminars

10 April

12:15 - 12:40

Conference Station, Saloon B


Add to calendar 04/10/2019 12:15 04/10/2019 12:40 Achieving High Punctuality Through Operations Analysis Of The Rail Timetable
  • Increasing punctuality of Dutch passenger traffic in 2018 to an all-time record of 91,5% within 3 minutes
  • Continuous improvement through permanent delay analysis together with operators
  • Towards the future: addressing the timetable design process by scheduling in tenths of minutes, and a feedback loop on the running time calculation.
  • Creating a sustainable timetable to accommodate the growing number of trains on the network.
Conference Station, Saloon B Europe/Istanbul

Technical Seminars

Achieving High Punctuality Through Operations Analysis Of The Rail Timetable

  • Increasing punctuality of Dutch passenger traffic in 2018 to an all-time record of 91,5% within 3 minutes
  • Continuous improvement through permanent delay analysis together with operators
  • Towards the future: addressing the timetable design process by scheduling in tenths of minutes, and a feedback loop on the running time calculation.
  • Creating a sustainable timetable to accommodate the growing number of trains on the network.

Speakers

10 April

12:40 - 13:05

Conference Station, Saloon B


Add to calendar 04/10/2019 12:40 04/10/2019 13:05 Competitive Strategies to Mitigate Pressure in the Freight Operating Industry
  • Discussing the potential impacts of autonomous road vehicles on the industry and predicting timescale to factor into business plans
  • How can freight work with passenger companies to create cost benefits?
  • Examining business models and partnerships to mitigate cost pressure across the industry
Conference Station, Saloon B Europe/Istanbul

Technical Seminars

Competitive Strategies to Mitigate Pressure in the Freight Operating Industry

  • Discussing the potential impacts of autonomous road vehicles on the industry and predicting timescale to factor into business plans
  • How can freight work with passenger companies to create cost benefits?
  • Examining business models and partnerships to mitigate cost pressure across the industry

Speakers

10 April

13:30 - 13:55

Conference Station, Saloon B


Add to calendar 04/10/2019 13:30 04/10/2019 13:55 Freight Corridor Developments in Eurasia and the Middle East •         Facing the challenges and opportunities in the regions
•         Considering the railway system as a whole, how does UIC’s integrated approach support the regions? 
•         Tips on removing many of the obstacles standing in front of interoperability in the development of the corridors
•         Tips on preparing different applicable solutions to reach the innovative digital railway of the future

 
Conference Station, Saloon B Europe/Istanbul

Technical Seminars

Freight Corridor Developments in Eurasia and the Middle East

•         Facing the challenges and opportunities in the regions
•         Considering the railway system as a whole, how does UIC’s integrated approach support the regions? 
•         Tips on removing many of the obstacles standing in front of interoperability in the development of the corridors
•         Tips on preparing different applicable solutions to reach the innovative digital railway of the future

 

Speakers

11 April

13:15 - 13:45

Conference Station, Saloon B


Add to calendar 04/11/2019 13:15 04/11/2019 13:45 Railway Technologies and Bearing Repair Sponsored by Schaeffler
  • Schaeffler at a glance
  • Schaeffler Turkey
  • Schaeffler railway unit activities
  • Bearing solutions used in railways
  • Bearing maintenance and repair operations
  • Bearing maintenance/repair facility investment in Turkey
  • Examples of field experience
Conference Station, Saloon B Europe/Istanbul

Technical Seminars

Railway Technologies and Bearing Repair

Sponsored by Schaeffler

  • Schaeffler at a glance
  • Schaeffler Turkey
  • Schaeffler railway unit activities
  • Bearing solutions used in railways
  • Bearing maintenance and repair operations
  • Bearing maintenance/repair facility investment in Turkey
  • Examples of field experience

Speakers

11 April

16:30 - 17:00

Conference Station, Saloon B


Add to calendar 04/11/2019 16:30 04/11/2019 17:00 Optimising Digital Strategies Through Cybersecurity Implementation
  • The best approaches to marry operational technology and information technology
  • Taking advantage of the signaling system for safety use as well as a security application
  • Developing an industry-wide IT strategy for cyber security
  • Developing a holistic strategy for maximum safety and security
Conference Station, Saloon B Europe/Istanbul

Technical Seminars

Optimising Digital Strategies Through Cybersecurity Implementation

  • The best approaches to marry operational technology and information technology
  • Taking advantage of the signaling system for safety use as well as a security application
  • Developing an industry-wide IT strategy for cyber security
  • Developing a holistic strategy for maximum safety and security

Speakers

12 April

13:50 - 14:15

Conference Station, Saloon B


Add to calendar 04/12/2019 13:50 04/12/2019 14:15 Deploying New Technologies For The Best Service
  • •    Evaluating data collection methodologies in the industry to facilitate efficient continuous measurement
    •    Harnessing the power of “Big Data” to reduce cost and achieve operational efficiencies
    •    Accelerating the move to continuous measurement by understanding the most effective methods for changing sensors from track to train
    •    Mission critical data applications with the power to reduce operations and maintenance costs
    •    Data analysis techniques – converting “Big Data” into actionable insight
    •    Assessing the use of drones in replacing sensors
    •    Determining where funding should be sourced to enable the roll out of technology – where does the responsibility lie? Owner or user? 
    •    Exploring LTE – how can operators operate 4G and 5G?
    •    Discussing options to implement WIFI on mainline rail saying goodbye to expensive licenses and the satellite installation
Conference Station, Saloon B Europe/Istanbul

Technical Seminars

Deploying New Technologies For The Best Service

  • •    Evaluating data collection methodologies in the industry to facilitate efficient continuous measurement
    •    Harnessing the power of “Big Data” to reduce cost and achieve operational efficiencies
    •    Accelerating the move to continuous measurement by understanding the most effective methods for changing sensors from track to train
    •    Mission critical data applications with the power to reduce operations and maintenance costs
    •    Data analysis techniques – converting “Big Data” into actionable insight
    •    Assessing the use of drones in replacing sensors
    •    Determining where funding should be sourced to enable the roll out of technology – where does the responsibility lie? Owner or user? 
    •    Exploring LTE – how can operators operate 4G and 5G?
    •    Discussing options to implement WIFI on mainline rail saying goodbye to expensive licenses and the satellite installation

Day 2

Panels

10 April

14:00 - 15:00

Conference Station, Saloon B


Add to calendar 04/10/2019 14:00 04/10/2019 15:00 Turkish Railways’ Today, Future and Economic Predictions
  • How can railway become a local economical asset?
  • The past, present and the future of the Turkish railways
  • What will be the political and regulatory framework for 2019?
  • The perception and expectations of the rail sector
Conference Station, Saloon B Europe/Istanbul

Panels

Turkish Railways’ Today, Future and Economic Predictions

  • How can railway become a local economical asset?
  • The past, present and the future of the Turkish railways
  • What will be the political and regulatory framework for 2019?
  • The perception and expectations of the rail sector

Moderators

Speakers

11 April

11:00 - 12:00

Conference Station, Saloon B


Add to calendar 04/11/2019 11:00 04/11/2019 12:00 Security in Railway Systems
  • Predictive maintenance versus original maintenance techniques for rail infrastructure
  • Reviewing the benefits of predictive maintenance
  • Assessing the limitations of predictive maintenance with reference to data and safety
  • Strategies for security of track and train data
  • Safety strategies of railway and train data
  • City transportation safety
  • Cyber security
Conference Station, Saloon B Europe/Istanbul

Panels

Security in Railway Systems

  • Predictive maintenance versus original maintenance techniques for rail infrastructure
  • Reviewing the benefits of predictive maintenance
  • Assessing the limitations of predictive maintenance with reference to data and safety
  • Strategies for security of track and train data
  • Safety strategies of railway and train data
  • City transportation safety
  • Cyber security

Moderators

Speakers

11 April

12:15 - 13:15

Conference Station, Saloon B


Add to calendar 04/11/2019 12:15 04/11/2019 13:15 Localization and Investments in Urban Railways Conference Station, Saloon B Europe/Istanbul

Panels

Localization and Investments in Urban Railways

Moderators

Speakers

11 April

14:00 - 15:00

Conference Station, Saloon B


Add to calendar 04/11/2019 14:00 04/11/2019 15:00 Public and Private Sector Cooperation for Railway Systems
  • Exploring different approaches for collaboration between industry stakeholders to deliver an effective service to customers
  • Overcoming challenges of international operations – what are the key factors for successful coordination?
  • Defining Stakeholders Parties of international agreements
  • Managing partnerships to reduce errors and costs
Conference Station, Saloon B Europe/Istanbul

Panels

Public and Private Sector Cooperation for Railway Systems

  • Exploring different approaches for collaboration between industry stakeholders to deliver an effective service to customers
  • Overcoming challenges of international operations – what are the key factors for successful coordination?
  • Defining Stakeholders Parties of international agreements
  • Managing partnerships to reduce errors and costs

Moderators

Speakers

12 April

11:00 - 12:00

Conference Station, Saloon B


Add to calendar 04/12/2019 11:00 04/12/2019 12:00 System Standardization Opportunities to Reduce the Cost and Errors of Signaling Systems
  • Are modular systems a logical option?
  • Investigation of the findings of the combination of CBTC and ETCS technologies and their benefits to rail and metro networks
  • Understanding how ERTMS is effective and how it can be used in different networks
  • Building a strategy for interoperability on cross-border (freight and passenger) corridors
  • Frameworks for future proofing main line signaling deployments for ongoing capex and opex efficiency
Conference Station, Saloon B Europe/Istanbul

Panels

System Standardization Opportunities to Reduce the Cost and Errors of Signaling Systems

  • Are modular systems a logical option?
  • Investigation of the findings of the combination of CBTC and ETCS technologies and their benefits to rail and metro networks
  • Understanding how ERTMS is effective and how it can be used in different networks
  • Building a strategy for interoperability on cross-border (freight and passenger) corridors
  • Frameworks for future proofing main line signaling deployments for ongoing capex and opex efficiency

Speakers

12 April

12:15 - 13:15

Conference Station, Saloon B


Add to calendar 04/12/2019 12:15 04/12/2019 13:15 First and Last Stop: Strategies To Improve The Passenger Experience and Digitalization
  • Technological (mobile) Applications in Rail Systems Strategies for improving passenger experience
  • Taking advantage of digitalisation to recreate ticketing for passenger
  • Tackling the international ticketing problem to develop the passenger relationship
  • Smartphones and apps: Reviewing how to implement these technologies and how do virtual world and real-world components strengthen each other?
  • The first and last mile:
    • Are companies like Uber a threat or a potential for partnership?
    • What solutions and innovative ways of working are on the horizon to solve this problem?
Conference Station, Saloon B Europe/Istanbul

Panels

First and Last Stop: Strategies To Improve The Passenger Experience and Digitalization

  • Technological (mobile) Applications in Rail Systems Strategies for improving passenger experience
  • Taking advantage of digitalisation to recreate ticketing for passenger
  • Tackling the international ticketing problem to develop the passenger relationship
  • Smartphones and apps: Reviewing how to implement these technologies and how do virtual world and real-world components strengthen each other?
  • The first and last mile:
    • Are companies like Uber a threat or a potential for partnership?
    • What solutions and innovative ways of working are on the horizon to solve this problem?

Moderators

Speakers

Mega Projects

10 April

13:05 - 13:30

Conference Station, Saloon B


Add to calendar 04/10/2019 13:05 04/10/2019 13:30 The Trans-Caspian International Transport Route - linking East and West Conference Station, Saloon B Europe/Istanbul

Mega Projects

The Trans-Caspian International Transport Route - linking East and West

10 April

15:15 - 15:45

Conference Station, Saloon B


Add to calendar 04/10/2019 15:15 04/10/2019 15:45 3 Storey Grand Istanbul Tunnel Mega Projects Case Studies will present us impactful projects in the spotlight which affect not only the related cities but also neighbor regions and even the whole country. With Mega Projects case studies, the relationship between infrastructure and design, data usage, collaboration management, challenges faced, and lessons learned will be discussed. Additionally, we will seek to understand the “mega effects” of this projects on society and environment to broaden our perspective.


 
Conference Station, Saloon B Europe/Istanbul

Mega Projects

3 Storey Grand Istanbul Tunnel

Mega Projects Case Studies will present us impactful projects in the spotlight which affect not only the related cities but also neighbor regions and even the whole country. With Mega Projects case studies, the relationship between infrastructure and design, data usage, collaboration management, challenges faced, and lessons learned will be discussed. Additionally, we will seek to understand the “mega effects” of this projects on society and environment to broaden our perspective.


 

Speakers

11 April

15:45 - 16:30

Conference Station, Saloon B


Add to calendar 04/11/2019 15:45 04/11/2019 16:30 National Rail Systems Research and Testing Center (URAYSİM) Mega Projects Case Studies will present us impactful projects in the spotlight which affect not only the related cities but also neighbor regions and even the whole country. With Mega Projects case studies, the relationship between infrastructure and design, data usage, collaboration management, challenges faced, and lessons learned will be discussed. Additionally, we will seek to understand the “mega effects” of this projects on society and environment to broaden our perspective.

 
Conference Station, Saloon B Europe/Istanbul

Mega Projects

National Rail Systems Research and Testing Center (URAYSİM)

Mega Projects Case Studies will present us impactful projects in the spotlight which affect not only the related cities but also neighbor regions and even the whole country. With Mega Projects case studies, the relationship between infrastructure and design, data usage, collaboration management, challenges faced, and lessons learned will be discussed. Additionally, we will seek to understand the “mega effects” of this projects on society and environment to broaden our perspective.

 

Moderators

Speakers

12 April

13:15 - 13:40

Conference Station, Saloon B


Add to calendar 04/12/2019 13:15 04/12/2019 13:40 Crossrail 2: the Growth Opportunities in London and the Challenges Crossrail 2 is a suggested railway route operating from nine stations in Surrey, Southeastern England to three stations in Hertfordshire and providing a new railway connection between the north and the south in London. It connects the Southwestern Main Line to the Western Anglia Main Line through Victoria and King’s Cross St Pancras.
 
Conference Station, Saloon B Europe/Istanbul

Mega Projects

Crossrail 2: the Growth Opportunities in London and the Challenges

Crossrail 2 is a suggested railway route operating from nine stations in Surrey, Southeastern England to three stations in Hertfordshire and providing a new railway connection between the north and the south in London. It connects the Southwestern Main Line to the Western Anglia Main Line through Victoria and King’s Cross St Pancras.
 

Speakers

Technical Seminars

10 April

12:15 - 12:40

Conference Station, Saloon B


Add to calendar 04/10/2019 12:15 04/10/2019 12:40 Achieving High Punctuality Through Operations Analysis Of The Rail Timetable
  • Increasing punctuality of Dutch passenger traffic in 2018 to an all-time record of 91,5% within 3 minutes
  • Continuous improvement through permanent delay analysis together with operators
  • Towards the future: addressing the timetable design process by scheduling in tenths of minutes, and a feedback loop on the running time calculation.
  • Creating a sustainable timetable to accommodate the growing number of trains on the network.
Conference Station, Saloon B Europe/Istanbul

Technical Seminars

Achieving High Punctuality Through Operations Analysis Of The Rail Timetable

  • Increasing punctuality of Dutch passenger traffic in 2018 to an all-time record of 91,5% within 3 minutes
  • Continuous improvement through permanent delay analysis together with operators
  • Towards the future: addressing the timetable design process by scheduling in tenths of minutes, and a feedback loop on the running time calculation.
  • Creating a sustainable timetable to accommodate the growing number of trains on the network.

Speakers

10 April

12:40 - 13:05

Conference Station, Saloon B


Add to calendar 04/10/2019 12:40 04/10/2019 13:05 Competitive Strategies to Mitigate Pressure in the Freight Operating Industry
  • Discussing the potential impacts of autonomous road vehicles on the industry and predicting timescale to factor into business plans
  • How can freight work with passenger companies to create cost benefits?
  • Examining business models and partnerships to mitigate cost pressure across the industry
Conference Station, Saloon B Europe/Istanbul

Technical Seminars

Competitive Strategies to Mitigate Pressure in the Freight Operating Industry

  • Discussing the potential impacts of autonomous road vehicles on the industry and predicting timescale to factor into business plans
  • How can freight work with passenger companies to create cost benefits?
  • Examining business models and partnerships to mitigate cost pressure across the industry

Speakers

10 April

13:30 - 13:55

Conference Station, Saloon B


Add to calendar 04/10/2019 13:30 04/10/2019 13:55 Freight Corridor Developments in Eurasia and the Middle East •         Facing the challenges and opportunities in the regions
•         Considering the railway system as a whole, how does UIC’s integrated approach support the regions? 
•         Tips on removing many of the obstacles standing in front of interoperability in the development of the corridors
•         Tips on preparing different applicable solutions to reach the innovative digital railway of the future

 
Conference Station, Saloon B Europe/Istanbul

Technical Seminars

Freight Corridor Developments in Eurasia and the Middle East

•         Facing the challenges and opportunities in the regions
•         Considering the railway system as a whole, how does UIC’s integrated approach support the regions? 
•         Tips on removing many of the obstacles standing in front of interoperability in the development of the corridors
•         Tips on preparing different applicable solutions to reach the innovative digital railway of the future

 

Speakers

11 April

13:15 - 13:45

Conference Station, Saloon B


Add to calendar 04/11/2019 13:15 04/11/2019 13:45 Railway Technologies and Bearing Repair Sponsored by Schaeffler
  • Schaeffler at a glance
  • Schaeffler Turkey
  • Schaeffler railway unit activities
  • Bearing solutions used in railways
  • Bearing maintenance and repair operations
  • Bearing maintenance/repair facility investment in Turkey
  • Examples of field experience
Conference Station, Saloon B Europe/Istanbul

Technical Seminars

Railway Technologies and Bearing Repair

Sponsored by Schaeffler

  • Schaeffler at a glance
  • Schaeffler Turkey
  • Schaeffler railway unit activities
  • Bearing solutions used in railways
  • Bearing maintenance and repair operations
  • Bearing maintenance/repair facility investment in Turkey
  • Examples of field experience

Speakers

11 April

16:30 - 17:00

Conference Station, Saloon B


Add to calendar 04/11/2019 16:30 04/11/2019 17:00 Optimising Digital Strategies Through Cybersecurity Implementation
  • The best approaches to marry operational technology and information technology
  • Taking advantage of the signaling system for safety use as well as a security application
  • Developing an industry-wide IT strategy for cyber security
  • Developing a holistic strategy for maximum safety and security
Conference Station, Saloon B Europe/Istanbul

Technical Seminars

Optimising Digital Strategies Through Cybersecurity Implementation

  • The best approaches to marry operational technology and information technology
  • Taking advantage of the signaling system for safety use as well as a security application
  • Developing an industry-wide IT strategy for cyber security
  • Developing a holistic strategy for maximum safety and security

Speakers

12 April

13:50 - 14:15

Conference Station, Saloon B


Add to calendar 04/12/2019 13:50 04/12/2019 14:15 Deploying New Technologies For The Best Service
  • •    Evaluating data collection methodologies in the industry to facilitate efficient continuous measurement
    •    Harnessing the power of “Big Data” to reduce cost and achieve operational efficiencies
    •    Accelerating the move to continuous measurement by understanding the most effective methods for changing sensors from track to train
    •    Mission critical data applications with the power to reduce operations and maintenance costs
    •    Data analysis techniques – converting “Big Data” into actionable insight
    •    Assessing the use of drones in replacing sensors
    •    Determining where funding should be sourced to enable the roll out of technology – where does the responsibility lie? Owner or user? 
    •    Exploring LTE – how can operators operate 4G and 5G?
    •    Discussing options to implement WIFI on mainline rail saying goodbye to expensive licenses and the satellite installation
Conference Station, Saloon B Europe/Istanbul

Technical Seminars

Deploying New Technologies For The Best Service

  • •    Evaluating data collection methodologies in the industry to facilitate efficient continuous measurement
    •    Harnessing the power of “Big Data” to reduce cost and achieve operational efficiencies
    •    Accelerating the move to continuous measurement by understanding the most effective methods for changing sensors from track to train
    •    Mission critical data applications with the power to reduce operations and maintenance costs
    •    Data analysis techniques – converting “Big Data” into actionable insight
    •    Assessing the use of drones in replacing sensors
    •    Determining where funding should be sourced to enable the roll out of technology – where does the responsibility lie? Owner or user? 
    •    Exploring LTE – how can operators operate 4G and 5G?
    •    Discussing options to implement WIFI on mainline rail saying goodbye to expensive licenses and the satellite installation

Day 3

Panels

10 April

14:00 - 15:00

Conference Station, Saloon B


Add to calendar 04/10/2019 14:00 04/10/2019 15:00 Turkish Railways’ Today, Future and Economic Predictions
  • How can railway become a local economical asset?
  • The past, present and the future of the Turkish railways
  • What will be the political and regulatory framework for 2019?
  • The perception and expectations of the rail sector
Conference Station, Saloon B Europe/Istanbul

Panels

Turkish Railways’ Today, Future and Economic Predictions

  • How can railway become a local economical asset?
  • The past, present and the future of the Turkish railways
  • What will be the political and regulatory framework for 2019?
  • The perception and expectations of the rail sector

Moderators

Speakers

11 April

11:00 - 12:00

Conference Station, Saloon B


Add to calendar 04/11/2019 11:00 04/11/2019 12:00 Security in Railway Systems
  • Predictive maintenance versus original maintenance techniques for rail infrastructure
  • Reviewing the benefits of predictive maintenance
  • Assessing the limitations of predictive maintenance with reference to data and safety
  • Strategies for security of track and train data
  • Safety strategies of railway and train data
  • City transportation safety
  • Cyber security
Conference Station, Saloon B Europe/Istanbul

Panels

Security in Railway Systems

  • Predictive maintenance versus original maintenance techniques for rail infrastructure
  • Reviewing the benefits of predictive maintenance
  • Assessing the limitations of predictive maintenance with reference to data and safety
  • Strategies for security of track and train data
  • Safety strategies of railway and train data
  • City transportation safety
  • Cyber security

Moderators

Speakers

11 April

12:15 - 13:15

Conference Station, Saloon B


Add to calendar 04/11/2019 12:15 04/11/2019 13:15 Localization and Investments in Urban Railways Conference Station, Saloon B Europe/Istanbul

Panels

Localization and Investments in Urban Railways

Moderators

Speakers

11 April

14:00 - 15:00

Conference Station, Saloon B


Add to calendar 04/11/2019 14:00 04/11/2019 15:00 Public and Private Sector Cooperation for Railway Systems
  • Exploring different approaches for collaboration between industry stakeholders to deliver an effective service to customers
  • Overcoming challenges of international operations – what are the key factors for successful coordination?
  • Defining Stakeholders Parties of international agreements
  • Managing partnerships to reduce errors and costs
Conference Station, Saloon B Europe/Istanbul

Panels

Public and Private Sector Cooperation for Railway Systems

  • Exploring different approaches for collaboration between industry stakeholders to deliver an effective service to customers
  • Overcoming challenges of international operations – what are the key factors for successful coordination?
  • Defining Stakeholders Parties of international agreements
  • Managing partnerships to reduce errors and costs

Moderators

Speakers

12 April

11:00 - 12:00

Conference Station, Saloon B


Add to calendar 04/12/2019 11:00 04/12/2019 12:00 System Standardization Opportunities to Reduce the Cost and Errors of Signaling Systems
  • Are modular systems a logical option?
  • Investigation of the findings of the combination of CBTC and ETCS technologies and their benefits to rail and metro networks
  • Understanding how ERTMS is effective and how it can be used in different networks
  • Building a strategy for interoperability on cross-border (freight and passenger) corridors
  • Frameworks for future proofing main line signaling deployments for ongoing capex and opex efficiency
Conference Station, Saloon B Europe/Istanbul

Panels

System Standardization Opportunities to Reduce the Cost and Errors of Signaling Systems

  • Are modular systems a logical option?
  • Investigation of the findings of the combination of CBTC and ETCS technologies and their benefits to rail and metro networks
  • Understanding how ERTMS is effective and how it can be used in different networks
  • Building a strategy for interoperability on cross-border (freight and passenger) corridors
  • Frameworks for future proofing main line signaling deployments for ongoing capex and opex efficiency

Speakers

12 April

12:15 - 13:15

Conference Station, Saloon B


Add to calendar 04/12/2019 12:15 04/12/2019 13:15 First and Last Stop: Strategies To Improve The Passenger Experience and Digitalization
  • Technological (mobile) Applications in Rail Systems Strategies for improving passenger experience
  • Taking advantage of digitalisation to recreate ticketing for passenger
  • Tackling the international ticketing problem to develop the passenger relationship
  • Smartphones and apps: Reviewing how to implement these technologies and how do virtual world and real-world components strengthen each other?
  • The first and last mile:
    • Are companies like Uber a threat or a potential for partnership?
    • What solutions and innovative ways of working are on the horizon to solve this problem?
Conference Station, Saloon B Europe/Istanbul

Panels

First and Last Stop: Strategies To Improve The Passenger Experience and Digitalization

  • Technological (mobile) Applications in Rail Systems Strategies for improving passenger experience
  • Taking advantage of digitalisation to recreate ticketing for passenger
  • Tackling the international ticketing problem to develop the passenger relationship
  • Smartphones and apps: Reviewing how to implement these technologies and how do virtual world and real-world components strengthen each other?
  • The first and last mile:
    • Are companies like Uber a threat or a potential for partnership?
    • What solutions and innovative ways of working are on the horizon to solve this problem?

Moderators

Speakers

Mega Projects

10 April

13:05 - 13:30

Conference Station, Saloon B


Add to calendar 04/10/2019 13:05 04/10/2019 13:30 The Trans-Caspian International Transport Route - linking East and West Conference Station, Saloon B Europe/Istanbul

Mega Projects

The Trans-Caspian International Transport Route - linking East and West

10 April

15:15 - 15:45

Conference Station, Saloon B


Add to calendar 04/10/2019 15:15 04/10/2019 15:45 3 Storey Grand Istanbul Tunnel Mega Projects Case Studies will present us impactful projects in the spotlight which affect not only the related cities but also neighbor regions and even the whole country. With Mega Projects case studies, the relationship between infrastructure and design, data usage, collaboration management, challenges faced, and lessons learned will be discussed. Additionally, we will seek to understand the “mega effects” of this projects on society and environment to broaden our perspective.


 
Conference Station, Saloon B Europe/Istanbul

Mega Projects

3 Storey Grand Istanbul Tunnel

Mega Projects Case Studies will present us impactful projects in the spotlight which affect not only the related cities but also neighbor regions and even the whole country. With Mega Projects case studies, the relationship between infrastructure and design, data usage, collaboration management, challenges faced, and lessons learned will be discussed. Additionally, we will seek to understand the “mega effects” of this projects on society and environment to broaden our perspective.


 

Speakers

11 April

15:45 - 16:30

Conference Station, Saloon B


Add to calendar 04/11/2019 15:45 04/11/2019 16:30 National Rail Systems Research and Testing Center (URAYSİM) Mega Projects Case Studies will present us impactful projects in the spotlight which affect not only the related cities but also neighbor regions and even the whole country. With Mega Projects case studies, the relationship between infrastructure and design, data usage, collaboration management, challenges faced, and lessons learned will be discussed. Additionally, we will seek to understand the “mega effects” of this projects on society and environment to broaden our perspective.

 
Conference Station, Saloon B Europe/Istanbul

Mega Projects

National Rail Systems Research and Testing Center (URAYSİM)

Mega Projects Case Studies will present us impactful projects in the spotlight which affect not only the related cities but also neighbor regions and even the whole country. With Mega Projects case studies, the relationship between infrastructure and design, data usage, collaboration management, challenges faced, and lessons learned will be discussed. Additionally, we will seek to understand the “mega effects” of this projects on society and environment to broaden our perspective.

 

Moderators

Speakers

12 April

13:15 - 13:40

Conference Station, Saloon B


Add to calendar 04/12/2019 13:15 04/12/2019 13:40 Crossrail 2: the Growth Opportunities in London and the Challenges Crossrail 2 is a suggested railway route operating from nine stations in Surrey, Southeastern England to three stations in Hertfordshire and providing a new railway connection between the north and the south in London. It connects the Southwestern Main Line to the Western Anglia Main Line through Victoria and King’s Cross St Pancras.
 
Conference Station, Saloon B Europe/Istanbul

Mega Projects

Crossrail 2: the Growth Opportunities in London and the Challenges

Crossrail 2 is a suggested railway route operating from nine stations in Surrey, Southeastern England to three stations in Hertfordshire and providing a new railway connection between the north and the south in London. It connects the Southwestern Main Line to the Western Anglia Main Line through Victoria and King’s Cross St Pancras.
 

Speakers

Technical Excursion

12 April

11:00 - 17:00

Conference Station, Saloon B


Add to calendar 04/12/2019 11:00 04/12/2019 17:00 TCDD 3rd Region Izmir - Aydın Route Çamlık Station Signalization, Yapı IDIS – Domestic and National Signalization Project Tour 11:00             Meeting at the Yapı IDIS stand
11:30- 12.30  Going to the Çamlık Station
12:30-13:30  Tour of the Çamlık Station
14:00             Return

The program is for 40 people only. Please RSVP.

RSVP:   Gül Kolaç: gul.kolac@ymidis.com.tr   05413245107

 
Conference Station, Saloon B Europe/Istanbul

Technical Excursion

TCDD 3rd Region Izmir - Aydın Route Çamlık Station Signalization, Yapı IDIS – Domestic and National Signalization Project Tour

11:00             Meeting at the Yapı IDIS stand
11:30- 12.30  Going to the Çamlık Station
12:30-13:30  Tour of the Çamlık Station
14:00             Return

The program is for 40 people only. Please RSVP.

RSVP:   Gül Kolaç: gul.kolac@ymidis.com.tr   05413245107

 

Technical Seminars

10 April

12:15 - 12:40

Conference Station, Saloon B


Add to calendar 04/10/2019 12:15 04/10/2019 12:40 Achieving High Punctuality Through Operations Analysis Of The Rail Timetable
  • Increasing punctuality of Dutch passenger traffic in 2018 to an all-time record of 91,5% within 3 minutes
  • Continuous improvement through permanent delay analysis together with operators
  • Towards the future: addressing the timetable design process by scheduling in tenths of minutes, and a feedback loop on the running time calculation.
  • Creating a sustainable timetable to accommodate the growing number of trains on the network.
Conference Station, Saloon B Europe/Istanbul

Technical Seminars

Achieving High Punctuality Through Operations Analysis Of The Rail Timetable

  • Increasing punctuality of Dutch passenger traffic in 2018 to an all-time record of 91,5% within 3 minutes
  • Continuous improvement through permanent delay analysis together with operators
  • Towards the future: addressing the timetable design process by scheduling in tenths of minutes, and a feedback loop on the running time calculation.
  • Creating a sustainable timetable to accommodate the growing number of trains on the network.

Speakers

10 April

12:40 - 13:05

Conference Station, Saloon B


Add to calendar 04/10/2019 12:40 04/10/2019 13:05 Competitive Strategies to Mitigate Pressure in the Freight Operating Industry
  • Discussing the potential impacts of autonomous road vehicles on the industry and predicting timescale to factor into business plans
  • How can freight work with passenger companies to create cost benefits?
  • Examining business models and partnerships to mitigate cost pressure across the industry
Conference Station, Saloon B Europe/Istanbul

Technical Seminars

Competitive Strategies to Mitigate Pressure in the Freight Operating Industry

  • Discussing the potential impacts of autonomous road vehicles on the industry and predicting timescale to factor into business plans
  • How can freight work with passenger companies to create cost benefits?
  • Examining business models and partnerships to mitigate cost pressure across the industry

Speakers

10 April

13:30 - 13:55

Conference Station, Saloon B


Add to calendar 04/10/2019 13:30 04/10/2019 13:55 Freight Corridor Developments in Eurasia and the Middle East •         Facing the challenges and opportunities in the regions
•         Considering the railway system as a whole, how does UIC’s integrated approach support the regions? 
•         Tips on removing many of the obstacles standing in front of interoperability in the development of the corridors
•         Tips on preparing different applicable solutions to reach the innovative digital railway of the future

 
Conference Station, Saloon B Europe/Istanbul

Technical Seminars

Freight Corridor Developments in Eurasia and the Middle East

•         Facing the challenges and opportunities in the regions
•         Considering the railway system as a whole, how does UIC’s integrated approach support the regions? 
•         Tips on removing many of the obstacles standing in front of interoperability in the development of the corridors
•         Tips on preparing different applicable solutions to reach the innovative digital railway of the future

 

Speakers

11 April

13:15 - 13:45

Conference Station, Saloon B


Add to calendar 04/11/2019 13:15 04/11/2019 13:45 Railway Technologies and Bearing Repair Sponsored by Schaeffler
  • Schaeffler at a glance
  • Schaeffler Turkey
  • Schaeffler railway unit activities
  • Bearing solutions used in railways
  • Bearing maintenance and repair operations
  • Bearing maintenance/repair facility investment in Turkey
  • Examples of field experience
Conference Station, Saloon B Europe/Istanbul

Technical Seminars

Railway Technologies and Bearing Repair

Sponsored by Schaeffler

  • Schaeffler at a glance
  • Schaeffler Turkey
  • Schaeffler railway unit activities
  • Bearing solutions used in railways
  • Bearing maintenance and repair operations
  • Bearing maintenance/repair facility investment in Turkey
  • Examples of field experience

Speakers

11 April

16:30 - 17:00

Conference Station, Saloon B


Add to calendar 04/11/2019 16:30 04/11/2019 17:00 Optimising Digital Strategies Through Cybersecurity Implementation
  • The best approaches to marry operational technology and information technology
  • Taking advantage of the signaling system for safety use as well as a security application
  • Developing an industry-wide IT strategy for cyber security
  • Developing a holistic strategy for maximum safety and security
Conference Station, Saloon B Europe/Istanbul

Technical Seminars

Optimising Digital Strategies Through Cybersecurity Implementation

  • The best approaches to marry operational technology and information technology
  • Taking advantage of the signaling system for safety use as well as a security application
  • Developing an industry-wide IT strategy for cyber security
  • Developing a holistic strategy for maximum safety and security

Speakers

12 April

13:50 - 14:15

Conference Station, Saloon B


Add to calendar 04/12/2019 13:50 04/12/2019 14:15 Deploying New Technologies For The Best Service
  • •    Evaluating data collection methodologies in the industry to facilitate efficient continuous measurement
    •    Harnessing the power of “Big Data” to reduce cost and achieve operational efficiencies
    •    Accelerating the move to continuous measurement by understanding the most effective methods for changing sensors from track to train
    •    Mission critical data applications with the power to reduce operations and maintenance costs
    •    Data analysis techniques – converting “Big Data” into actionable insight
    •    Assessing the use of drones in replacing sensors
    •    Determining where funding should be sourced to enable the roll out of technology – where does the responsibility lie? Owner or user? 
    •    Exploring LTE – how can operators operate 4G and 5G?
    •    Discussing options to implement WIFI on mainline rail saying goodbye to expensive licenses and the satellite installation
Conference Station, Saloon B Europe/Istanbul

Technical Seminars

Deploying New Technologies For The Best Service

  • •    Evaluating data collection methodologies in the industry to facilitate efficient continuous measurement
    •    Harnessing the power of “Big Data” to reduce cost and achieve operational efficiencies
    •    Accelerating the move to continuous measurement by understanding the most effective methods for changing sensors from track to train
    •    Mission critical data applications with the power to reduce operations and maintenance costs
    •    Data analysis techniques – converting “Big Data” into actionable insight
    •    Assessing the use of drones in replacing sensors
    •    Determining where funding should be sourced to enable the roll out of technology – where does the responsibility lie? Owner or user? 
    •    Exploring LTE – how can operators operate 4G and 5G?
    •    Discussing options to implement WIFI on mainline rail saying goodbye to expensive licenses and the satellite installation