Information published on 1 September 2015 in the UIC electronic newsletter "UIC eNews" Nr 462.

Scientific Committee of the 5th NEXT STATION Conference

  • Passenger

On 28 September 2015 the Scientific Committee of the 5th NEXT STATION Conference meeting took place in Paris, UIC Headquarters.

The main points discussed during the Scientific Committee of NEXT STATION were:

  • Organisation of the opening round table on “International cooperation for better intermobility”
  • Organisation of speeches during the opening session
  • Organisation of the round table: “Trends and challenges of intermobility”
  • Review of proposal of speakers

The parallel sessions were organised around eight topics:

  • Development and management of stations (concepts, business approach, station to hub management, governance, urban integration, etc.)
  • Comprehensive protection (management of public spaces and intermodal security, feeling of security, design impacts, etc.)
  • Territories (urban-local integration, urban impact, socio-economic impact, infrastructure financing, multiple actors, intermobility, infrastructure, etc.)
  • Design 1 (intermodality, capacity, flexibility, flow management, station typology, accessibility, sustainability etc.)
  • Enhancing the customer experience: services, shops, retail, cultural activities, performance of the intermodal system, accessibility
  • Technologies (intermodal information, facility management, ticketing, services, security, etc.)
  • Stations for high speed services (which specific services, traffic trend, flows management, impact on territories, etc.)
  • Design 2 (intermodality, capacity, flexibility, flow management, station typology, accessibility, sustainability etc.)

A poster session will be organised for academic projects.

The detailed programme and registration are available on the conference website: www.nextstation2015.com