Information published on 26 July 2012 in the UIC electronic newsletter "UIC eNews" Nr 303.

Second UIC World Congress on Rail Training 2013 “Learning for the future”

Deadline for abstracts submission: 10 September 2012!

  • Training
  • Expertise Development

Further to the success of the First World Congress on Rail Training which brought together 170 attendees from 34 countries, UIC is pleased to announce the Second World Congress on Rail Training, which will be held at St Pölten University of Applied Sciences (Matthias Corvinus Strasse 15), along with technical visits in Vienna from 24 to 26 April 2013.

The World Congress on Rail Training 2013 is organised at the initiative of the UIC Expertise Development Platform, which draws its expertise from the Regional Network of Rail Training Centres (Europe, Asia, Middle-East,..). Its main purpose is to enhance workforce development through sharing best practice in rail training across the entire industry.

The key congress aims are to:

  • Promote excellence in railway training through best practice models
  • Highlight research findings in this area which bring innovation and have practical application to the industry
  • Identify new challenges for training and training technologies
  • Provide a unique opportunity to share knowledge and experience amongst training professionals and managers

The Congress is targeted at human resources and training directors, training executives, and training and workforce development experts. Unlike the First World Congress, the 2013 Congress will be held in English, French and German.

Technical facilities can be provided for other languages if the delegates come with their interpreter.

More information about submission of abstracts and procedure for sponsorship at the following link:

http://www.uic.org/spip.php?rubrique2052

For further information please contact Nathalie Amirault, Head of Unit – Expertise Development: amirault@uic.org