African Railway Thursdays – 2nd Webinar "Standardisation: What are the Technical and Financial challenges for the African Railway Networks""


VIDEOCONFERENCE - 26 NOVEMBER 2020 10:00 - 12:00 (GMT +1)



Background:

UIC African Region launches African Railway Thursdays:
Bimonthly webinars dedicated to activities and projects of the UIC and UIC African Region.

The topic of the 2nd Webinar Standardisation: What are the Technical and Financial challenges for the African Railway Networks

Please join us on Thursday November 26, 2020 10h-12h30 (GMT+1)

Language:
English & French

Presentations

Key speakers official opening
Mr François Davenne – UIC DG
Mr Mohamed Rabie Khlie – President of the UIC African Region

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Mr François Davenne
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Mr Mohamed Rabie Khlie

Key Speaker
Mrs Célia Levy, UIC, CSO Chief Standardisation officer

Moderator of the Webinar
Mr Thierry Bera, CFO & UIC African Region Coordinator

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Mrs Célia Levy
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Mr Thierry Bera

Speakers
Alain Scherrer, UIC, Senior Rolling Stock Advisor
Paulo de Freitas, UIC, Senior Freight Advisor
Joost Overdijkink, UIC, Senior Freight Advisor
Laurent Schmitt, SNCF
Maria Price, Expert, Technical Interoperability Department, OTIF
Saïd Chandid, UIC African Regional Office
Tilahun Sarka, DG EDR

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Mr Alain Scherrer
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Mr Paulo de Freitas
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Mr Joost Overdijkink
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Mr Laurent Schmitt
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Mrs Maria Price
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Mr Saïd Chandid
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Mr Tilahun Sarka

Programme

Official opening

1_message_monsieur_le_president.pdf

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Standardisation UIC - Role and Benefits

3_levy_slides_webinar_african_railway-2.pdf

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4_scherrer_20201126_uic_african_region_standardisation.pdf

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5_defreitas_the_importance_of_standardisation_in_railway_operations.pdf

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6_joost_webinar_africa_region_tdg.pdf

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Standardisation model – SNCF Experience

7_schmitt_uic_african_railway_thursdays_-_standardisation_at_sncf.pdf

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International and regional institutions

8_otif_uic_african_railway_thursdays_webinar_20201126_otif_slides.pdf

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9_badji_uic_-_arn.pdf

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10_ctfm.pdf

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African Railway networks and Standardisation

11_said_chandid.pdf

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12_edr_uic_ppt_standardization2020.pdf

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13_sitarail_sipf_sopafer_b.pdf

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14_oncf_standardisation_equipements_ferroviaires_et_materiel_roulant_ous_v1.pdf

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10:00 – 10:15 Official opening
Welcome Message: Mr Mohamed Rabie Khlie, President of the UIC African Region
Welcome & Introduction : Mr François Davenne, UIC DG

10:15 – 11:05 Standardisation UIC - Role and Benefits
Key Speaker: Célia Levy, UIC, CSO Chief Standardisation officer

Rolling Stock Standards, best practices to develop international activities
Speaker: Alain Scherrer, UIC, Senior Rolling Stock Advisor

The importance of Standardisation in railway operations
Speaker: Paulo de Freitas, UIC, Senior Freight Advisor

International Transportation of dangerous goods
Speaker: Joost Overdijkink, UIC, Senior Freight Advisor

Q/A Session

11:05-11:20 Standardisation model – SNCF Experience

Key benefits of standardisation for railway operating companies: feedback from SNCF
Speaker: Laurent Schmitt, SNCF

Q/A Session

11:20 – 11:50 International and regional institutions
Achieving International Technical and Legal Interoperability in Rail transport
Speaker : Maria Price, Expert, Technical Interoperability Department, OTIF

Defining Technical Specifications for the African Rail Network:
possible methods and associated effects
Speaker: Placide Badji, African Union Commission

CTFM Perspectives
Speaker: Houria Dib, SNTF

Q/A Session

11h50-12:20 African Railway networks and Standardisation

Presentation of Standardisation issues in Africa
Speaker: Saïd Chandid, UIC African Regional Office

EDR: Initiatives of Standardization and Challenges
Speaker: Tilahun Sarka, DG EDR

Case of Ivory Coast – Burkina Faso railway network
SIPF-SITARAIL-SOPAFER-B
Speaker: Malick Kouanda, DG SOPAFER-B

Expérience of ONCF
Seakers: Mr Rhrourdi and Mr Abdelmoumene

Q/A Session

12:20-12:30 Conclusions
Célia Levy, UIC, CSO Chief Standardisation officer
Saïd Chandid, UIC African Regional Office

Registration
Registration: free of charge.
You will receive the link to connect to the webinar after your registration.

To consult programme, speakers and presentations of the 1st Webinar:
The Rise of Digitalisation in Rail Transport: Overview of experiences
visit the page:
https://uic.org/events/african-railway-thursdays-1st-webinar-digital

Contact:
UIC: Maria Lafont, lafont@uic.org

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