Information published on 6 December 2011 in the UIC electronic newsletter "UIC eNews" Nr 269.

Monthly Corner: Call for papers UIC HIGHSPEED 2012

  • High-Speed

The UIC’s 8th World Congress on High-Speed Rail is the must-attend event to learn all about successful strategies, latest developments, best practices and innovative technologies in high-speed rail. UIC HIGHSPEED 2012 will take place in Philadelphia (USA) from 10-13 July 2012.

This is the leading global event for showcasing and exchanging views on the developments and achievements of high-speed rail worldwide, with an expected 1,500 participants from all continents. The world congress will feature international rail experts on transportation policy and technology. It will bring together both the public and private sectors to provide insight and best practices for implementing high-speed rail projects at every stage from planning, financing, and construction, to operations and management.

Call for Papers - World Congress

The organisers, UIC and APTA, invite you to participate in UIC HIGHSPEED 2012 by submitting an abstract of your work to be considered for a presentation in Philadelphia. The themes of the world congress are:

  • Social environment, economy, finances
  • Commercial
  • Infrastructure
  • Rolling stock
  • Operations, safety, security
  • Engineering and project management
  • Corridors

Take a look at the detailed topics for technical issues.
If you would like to submit an abstract of your presentation on one of the themes mentioned above, please send your abstract before 1 February 2012. The papers will be reviewed by the scientific committee. Find additional details and the submittal (format) requirements >here<.

For more information on the World Congress and to register, please visit our website:

We are looking forward receiving your contribution!