Information published on 28 September 2017 in the UIC electronic newsletter "UIC eNews" Nr 563 - Railway Stations.

There’s still time to register for the UIC International “UIC nextstation” Conference!

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Benefit from the latest developments in the Railway Station field and join the 6th International UIC nextstation 2017 conference, Madrid 2017.

From 19 – 21 October 2017, the Spanish Rail Infrastructure Manager, Adif, together with UIC, will be hosting in Madrid the 6th edition of the UIC nextstation 2017 Conference, the global reference for leaders and decision-makers to share the latest experiences and best practices regarding the design, financing and operation of railway stations.

This year, after five successful editions, the 6th UIC nextstation Conference will tackle the key issues under the main theme “Smart Stations in Smart Cities”.
It will provide a unique opportunity for high-level speakers, including decision-makers, representatives of leading industries as well as for stakeholders involved in the city issue and panelists from different fields or backgrounds, to address all strategic issues related to the creation, development and operation of railway stations.

The 2017 UIC nextstation Conference will address the following themes:

  • Impact of digitalisation on the railway station business
  • Project development and financing
  • Station management
  • Station and urban planning
  • The sustainable, eco-friendly railway station
  • Facilities and design
  • Commercial use of station space and services
  • Multimodality
  • Accessibility
  • Security

Thursday 19 October

9:00 Opening
10:30 Inauguration of the Trade Exhibition
11:00 Smart Stations in a connecting world
14:00 Parallel Session 1a. Solutions for an integrated mobility
Parallel Session 1b. security and privacy
16:00 Parallel Session 2a. Smart Design
Parallel Session 2b. Innovative Management

Friday 20 October

9:00 Parallel Session 3a. Solutions for an integrated mobility
Parallel Session 3b. Accessibility in the information age
11:00 Parallel Session 4a New services for users and customers
Parallel Session 4b. Smart facility management
14:00 Smart Stations. The manager’s perspective.

For further information about the conference programme, please contact Marc Guigon:

Or consult the dedicated website: