UIC Asia-Pacific Conference on Digital


27-28 October 2021, Online

The UIC Asia-Pacific Conference on Digital will be organised online on 27-28 October 2021 (8:00-11:00 am Paris time) with the 32nd UIC Asia-Pacific Regional Assembly which will be held on 26 October 2021.

INTRODUCTION

The challenge of the 21st century will definitely be Mobility. Megacities are facing an era of considerable development all over the world and will require to move people and goods longer and faster. Rail has a key role to play in this mutation and has to remain the backbone of this future multimodal mobility. The issue is global and Digital is the only way to win this fantastic challenge. So, during this two-day event, we will have the opportunity to exchange, discover, explore, understand and learn what are the latest innovations and their potential interests and benefits for rail. The following main themes will be discussed:

  • Digitalisation
  • Condition Monitoring and Machine learning
  • FRMCS other future developments
  • Intelligent Rail
  • Big Data
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PROGRAMME

PROGRAMME DIGITAL CONFERENCE - 27-28 Oct 2021 (V 20102021)

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Master of Ceremony: Mr. Tom SARGANT, UIC PACIFIC Representative

Wednesday 27 October 2021

8:00-8:15 - Welcome
Mr. François DAVENNE, Director General, UIC

François Davenne
François Davenne

8:15-8:35 - Keynote Speeches

Impact of Digitalisation on Railways
Mr. Warwick TALBOT, Deputy Executive Director, Network Growth, Strategy, Portfolio and Investment, Sydney Trains, Australia

Digital Context & Introduction
Mr. Francis BEDEL, Chief Digital Officer, UIC

Warwick Talbot
Warwick Talbot
Francis Bedel
Francis Bedel

8:35-9:15 - Session 1 - Digitalisation

Virtual Twin for sustainable, efficient, safe and resilient rail operations
Mr. Luc FEUVRIER, Technical Director & Mr. Henri BERINGER, Business Consultant Director, Transportation & Mobility Industry, Dassault Systèmes

Cybersecurity: Risk Management for Train Operators
Mr. Björn WESTERBERG, Director of WSP European Rail Advisory, Former CEO of ASTOC (Association of Swedish Train Operating Companies), Sweden

KORAIL Mobile Office for Quick and Efficient Decision Making and Tasks
Mr. Joon Sun KIM, Deputy Director of Future Technology Development Department, KORAIL, Korea

Luc Feuvrier
Luc Feuvrier
Henri Beringer
Henri Beringer
Bjorn Westerberg
Bjorn Westerberg
Joon Sun Kim
Joon Sun Kim

Questions & Answers

Break (10mns)

9:25-10:05 - Session 2 – Condition Monitoring & Machine Learning

Infrastructure Asset Digitalisation and Monitoring
Mr. Luca CAROTTI, Vision and Automated Railway Measuring Systems Specialist, Product Line Manager, MERMEC, Italy

Conducting the power of data, domain knowledge & technology to create real and lasting advantage
Mr. Paul McILVEEN, Australia

Condition Monitoring
Ms. Toni BREEZE, Asset Information Strategy Manager, Sydney Trains, Australia

Luca Carotti
Luca Carotti
Toni Breeze
Toni Breeze

Questions & Answers

10:05-10:45 - Session 3 – FRMCS other Future Developments

FRMCS Introduction
Mr. Dan MANDOC, Head of FRMCS, Rail System Department, UIC

The patch towards FRMCS – transition from GSM-R to FRMCS
Mr. David ROTHBAUM, Director of Business Development, Ericsson

Questions & Answers

David Rothbaum
David Rothbaum
Dan Mandoc
Dan Mandoc

Thursday 28 October 2021

8:00-8:40 - Session 4 – Intelligent Rail

Rio Tinto’s Intelligent Railway
Mr. Lido COSTA, Principal Auto Haul, Auto Haul and Rail Productivity, Rio Tinto Group, Australia

JR East’s Strategy for Intelligent Rail
Ms. Michiko TANAKA, Ph.D., Senior Assistant Manager, International Affairs HQ, JR East, Japan

Questions & Answers

Lido Costa
Lido Costa
Michiko Tanaka
Michiko Tanaka

8:40-9:20 - Session 5 – Big Data

The Application of Big Data in Chinese Railway Operation and Management
Ms. LI Ping, Doctor of engineering, Researcher, Deputy Chief Engineer of the Institute of Computing Technologies, China Academy of Railway Sciences (CARS), China

Mr. German SUKONNIKOV, First Deputy Head of RZD IT Department, Russia

Application of Big Data for Advanced Traffic Management
Mr. Alexey OZEROV, Head of International Department, NIIAS, Russia

Li Ping
Li Ping
Alexey Ozerov
Alexey Ozerov

Questions & Answers

Break (10mns)

9:30-10:30 - Round Table

10:30-10:45 - Summary and Closing remarks

REGISTRATION

As soon as you are registered and after validation of your registration, you will automatically receive the link to access the ZOOM platform.

One day before the event, you will also receive a reminder with the ZOOM link.

You can also register here: https://site.evenium.net/23yhcb62/

CONTACT

Mrs. Beatrice SEGERAL, Senior Advisor Institutional Relations & Asia-Pacific Region: segeral@uic.org

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