14th UIC World Security Congress: Crisis Management and Resilience 16 - 18 October 2018, Bled, Slovenia

Conclusion & next steps

On request of the UIC security platform members, a series of dedicated topics regarding Crisis Management & Resilience were planned for 2018. On the 13 – 14 February 2018 a first workshop about crisis communication and social media were organized. Within the 4th UIC Security Week a workshop regarding Business Continuity Management took place on the 21 June 2018. To raise the awareness of the impact of (partial) blackout situations on the railway environment and their handling were presented vividly through the 14th UIC World Security Congress.
All the information gathered among these activities will be enriched and summarized in recommendations and guidelines to improve the current crisis management activities and plans as well as to show the interfaces to related themes. The publication is planed latest in the beginning of 2019.

Press release

https://uic.org/com/IMG/pdf/cp22_14th_uic_world_security_congress_en-2.pdf

Programme

Tuesday 16th October:
12:00 – 13:30 Registration and welcome buffet
13:30 – 18:30 Tunnel Safety and Security Workshop
18:30 – 21:00 Registration and welcome cocktail

Wednesday 17th October:
08:30 – 09:00 Registration
09:00 – 10:00 Official opening session
10:00 – 10:30 Coffee break
10:30 – 12:30 1st technical session – Blackout Situation in Slovenia 2014
12:30 – 13:30 Lunch break
13:30 – 15:00 2nd technical session – Ice storm and impact on railways
15:00 – 15:30 Coffee break
15:30 – 17:30 3rd technical session – Blackout Situation – Railway experience and challenges
17:30 – 18:00 Conclusion of the day’s conference
19:00 – 20:00 Bus transfer and cultural visit
20:00 – 23:00 GALA DINNER hosted by Slovenian Railways, Restaurant Avsenik „Pri Jožovcu“

Thursday 18th October:
09:00 – 10:30 4th technical session – Crisis Management
10:30 – 11:00 Coffee break
11:00 – 12:30 Official closing session
12:30 – 13:30 Light lunch

PDF You can download the programme opposite.

Contact

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