Tuesday 30 April 2019

Register now for the 1st Digital Intelligent Rail Conference jointly organised by UIC and Infrabel to be held from 3 – 5 June 2019 in Brussels

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In this rapidly changing world, UIC’s objectives are to bring new ideas, benchmark and technical solutions into the railway community and to develop a long-term vision sustained by standards and innovations.

In this spirit, UIC is organising the First Global UIC Digital Intelligent Rail Conference in partnership with Infrabel in Brussels from 3 – 5 June 2019.

This event will be open to the railway community, to the other associations, to the industry partners, to universities and to the global digital ecosystem.

In the 21st century, rail is facing the challenges of the digital revolution.
Several high-level speakers will be present during the conference, such as the following keynote speakers for the opening session:

  • Brett McMillen, Director of US Amazon Web Services
  • Jean Michel Mis, Member of the French Government
  • Grazia Vittadini, Chief Technical Officer Airbus Italy
  • Ryan Jannise, Vice-President of ORACLE DOD (US Department of Defense)

The DIR Conference will be held in Brussels, at Square - the Brussels Convention Centre. The 3 June will be dedicated to a technical visit, the 4 and 5 June to the speaker’s sessions.

Among the speakers confirmed are:

  • Keynote Quantum Computing
    Gilbert Reveillon, CEO Mobil LOOV
    Jonathan Partouche, CEO ORI CUBITS
  • Operations Panel
    Franco Stivali, FS
    Michael Kunz, SBB
    Ping Li, CARS Railway Research Institute
  • Maintenance Panel
    Tim Flower, Network Rail
    Jan My, Infrabel
    Benjamin Jansen, KONUX
  • Security Panel
    Prof Andrea Giuricin, TRA Consulting, Strategic Management
    Jean Michel Mis, Member of French Parliament
  • Passenger Panel
    Frederic Nyssens, Infrabel
    Luca Mariorenzi, UIC Passenger Services Group
    Elisabeth Werner, European Commission
  • Freight Panel
    Ann Billiau, Infrabel
    Bertrand Minary, SNCF
  • Round Table Closing Session
    François Davenne, UIC, Deputy Director General
    Mohamed Mezghani, UITP, Secretary General
    Jean-Michel Evanghelou, UIC Head of Telecom
    Carlo Borghini, Shift2Rail, Executive Director

As a sponsor, the DIR Conference offers you several opportunities, with categories of sponsorship from 3,500 Euros up to 25,000 Euros.

Register now as a participant or sponsor at https://dir.international/

For further information please contact Barbara Mouchel, Senior Communications Advisor:


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