Spring event of the Talent Expertise Development Platform

17th-18th April 2024, Vienna

Join us for the spring event of the Talent Expertise Development Platform

We are pleased to announce the spring meeting of the Talent Expertise Development Platform and its Training Centres Network, scheduled to take place on April 17th and 18th, 2024, in Vienna, Austria. Hosted at the kind invitation of ÖBB, this event promises to be an enriching experience for all participants.

About the Event:

The Talent Expertise Development Platform organises its meetings biannually, providing a unique opportunity for members to convene, share insights, and explore the latest developments in rail training. This year, our focus is on strategies to how attract, train and retain talent. We aim to uncover innovative approaches and best practices that empower organisations to not only recruit skilled professionals but also cultivate an environment where they thrive and contribute meaningfully to the growth of sustainable railways.

Key Features of the Event:

  • Interactive Workshop: Engage in dynamic discussions on topics such as training technologies, talent attraction & retention, and more.
  • Technical Visits: Explore ÖBB’s cutting-edge training facilities, including the ÖBB Education Campus (ÖBB Bildungscampus) in St. Pölten and the ÖBB Training Workshop in Vienna.
  • Networking Opportunities: Connect with HR experts and training professionals to exchange experiences, ideas, and best practices.

Event Schedule

17 April 2024 - ÖBB Headquarters, Vienna Central Station
Location: Room Railjet at ÖBB HQ
Address: Am Hauptbahnhof 2, 1100 Vienna (ÖBB Main Building located right opposite Vienna Central Station)

  • 09:00-09:15: Registration and Reception
  • 09:15-09:30: Opening Remarks by Official ÖBB Representatives & UIC
  • 09:30-11:00: Talent Attraction and Retention Workshop
  • 11:28-12:10: Joint Transfer to ÖBB Bildungscampus (Education Campus), St. Pölten
  • 12:30-13:15: Lunch
  • 13:15-16:30: Visit to ÖBB Bildungscampus (Education Campus), St. Pölten
  • 16:49-17:30: Joint Transfer: St. Pölten - Vienna Main Station
  • 17:30-19:00: Free Time
  • 19:00-21:00: Dinner Gathering in Vienna

18 April 2024 - ÖBB Headquarters, Vienna Central Station

  • 09:00: Meeting at ÖBB Headquarters, Vienna Main Station
  • 09:00-09:30: Joint Transfer to ÖBB Training Workshop by Subway
  • 09:30-11:30: Visit to ÖBB Training Workshop in Vienna
  • 11:30-13:00: Closing Session

Portable refreshments will be provided upon the closing session, including sandwiches and quick bites for participants on the go.

Register now to secure your place at the spring event of the Talent Expertise Development Platform. Limited seats!

Join Our Working Groups

We invite you to extend your engagement beyond the event by joining our platform’s working groups. Collaborate with peers on ongoing initiatives and contribute with your expertise to shape the future of rail talent development.

Location: ÖBB BCC, Innovation Factory (Wooden Classrooms)
Address: Lasallestraße 5, 1020 Vienna

Explore the three working groups:

Join us on April 16th in the afternoon to kickstart this collaborative effort and register below. As the three working group meetings will be happening simultaneously, we kindly ask you to select only one working group to attend.

We look forward to meeting you to Vienna for this exciting event!

Please kindly note
Registration for the TEDP Spring Event is closed.
Sign-up is specially open for the online participation of the Education, Innovation and Research working group meeting on 16 April afternoon.


For more information, please contact Meryem BELHAJ-CLOT, Deputy HR Director and Head of HR Development, at belhaj-clot@uic.org

or Yuke LI, at li@uic.org

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