Mid-Term Conference of the Shift2Rail JU Funded IP3 Projects IN2SMART/IN2TRACK/S-CODE, 24 January 2018, Paris, UIC HQ


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Carlo Crovetto, Ansaldo

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24 January 2018 – Welcome to Paris
Venue: UIC, 16 rue Jean Rey, Paris, France

08:30-09:00 Registration and welcome
09:00-09:30 Opening and Introduction, Mr. Georgios Patris, Shift2Rail Joint Undertaking, Mr. Clive Robert, University of Birmingham

09:30-11:00 IN2SMART
Introduction to the project, its contextualization in S2R (IP3 and TDs involved), Mr. Carlo Crovetto, Ansaldo STS
Introduction to WP2 Asset Management and Flow Chart, Mr. Federico Papa, Ansaldo STS
Description of the TD3.7 related monitoring systems, Mr. Roald Lengu, Ansaldo STS
Description of the TD3.6 Data Architecture, Mr. Federico Papa, Ansaldo STS
Description of asset management procedures TD3.8, Mr. Henk Samson, Strukton Rail
Description of story board and use cases, Mr. Benoit Guyot, SNCF and Andy Kirwan, NR as storyboards referents
Conclusions, Mr. Carlo Crovetto, Ansaldo STS

11:00-11:20 Coffee Break

11:20-12:50 IN2TRACK
Introduction, Mr. Sam Berggren, Trafikverket
Enhanced switches and crossings, Mr. Ian Coleman, Network Rail
Enhanced track, Mr. Anders Ekberg, Trafikverket
Structures, Mr. Carlos Hermosilla, Acciona

12:50-14:00 Lunch break

14:00-15:30 S-CODE
Introduction to S-CODE and overview of Phase 1 of the project, Prof. Clive Roberts, University of Birmingham
Next generation control: monitoring and sensing systems, Dr. Edd Stewart, University of Birmingham
Next generation design: materials and components, Ing. Lukas Raif, DT - Výhybkárna a strojírna, a.s.
Next generation kinematic systems: actuators and mechatronics, Prof. Roger Dixon, Loughborough University
Conclusions and next steps, Prof. Clive Roberts, University of Birmingham

15:30-15:50 Coffee break

15:50-17:00 Round table, wrap-up and conclusions

17:00 Meeting close

Practical information

Venue: Union Internationale des Chemins de Fer (UIC)
16 rue Jean Rey - 75015 PARIS
Tel 00 33 1 44 49 20 20

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