Main global rail conference to be kept in London

Main global rail conference to be kept in London



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The fourth annual Asset information Data Administration Smart Rail conference is to be kept in London in June 2017.

Taking place at the Millennium Gloucester Hotel in Kensington on 06 14th, the event will explore the way the rail industry and digital technologies intersect and what ‘ Smart Rail’ will mean for the sector.

Key topics that will be explored consist of how the leading rail operators plus infrastructure owners are using tech to achieve a competitive advantage and notify their future asset management technique. How smart technology can be used to boost operational efficiencies – such as by means of predictive maintenance and remote problem monitoring – will also be discussed.

Key speakers at the occasion will include:

• Mark Downes, Director, DECAMI

• Christian Schang, Director d’ Operation, SNCF

• Douglas Young, Asset Information Supervisor, High-Speed Two (HS2)

• Dr Antony Rix, TOP DOG, 8Power

• Antonio D’ Agostino, Project Officer, Security Unit, European Railway Agency

• Matthias Landgraf, Mature Scientist, Institute of Railway Executive and Transport Economy, Graz College of Technology

• Florian Pototschnig, Infrastructure Asset Supervisor, Wiener Linien GmbH & Company KG

• Daniel Dö tzl, Data Management Discuter, Data Compiler, Wiener Linien GmbH & Co KG

Discussing the event, James Nesbitt, creator of event organiser Sagacity Mass media Ltd said: “ Knowledge will be power, and smart tech as well as the Internet of Things means that the particular rail industry has access to a lot more knowledge of the minutiae of its procedures than ever before.

“ The particular convergence of technology and facilities can transform the rail sector, capable of supporting the sector in carrying out everything from increasing profits to decreasing emissions and improving performance.

“ Information is always a property, and digital technology means being able to access it has never been easier. Fit how the knowledge garnered from this information can be deployed to enable rail business businesses to achieve its aims, regardless of whether corporate, environmental or operational. ”

Previous events happen to be attended by some of the UK’ h largest infrastructure and transport companies globally, including Hitachi Rail European countries, Network Rail, Transport for Greater london and Crossrail.

 

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