Submit your paper before 24th of May 2019

Marieke van Gompel

The call for papers for the Intelligent Rail Summit 2017 has been opened now.


  • Cyber Security
  • Automatic Train Operation (ATO)

Criteria Papers

  • Papers should contain:
  • A maximum of 250 words
  • Issues / problems
  • Possible dangers for the railway sector
  • Solutions
  • Relevance for the railway sector
  • Technical systems / components
  • Examples in the field / case studies
  • Features
  • Legal framework

Cyber Security

  • Possible topics for Cyber Security:
  • Passenger experience systems
  • Freight (customer experience, track and trace, optimising logistic processes)
  • Infrastructure (for example monitoring of points and crossing)
  • Rail communication systems (satellite positioning, GSM-R)
  • Cyber security and new rail systems such as ATO and ERTMS
  • Railway traffic management
  • Experiences of cyber security outside the railway industry that can be applied in the railway sector

Automatic Train Operations

  • Possible topics for ATO:
  • Successful implementation on metro lines
  • Case studies / simulations for mainline railways
  • Prototypes in railways on regional lines
  • Energy efficient driving
  • Cyber Security and ATO

Be a speaker

To apply as a speaker for this conference, we kindly ask you to fill in the form below. We allow an abstract description with a maximum of 250 words, so please describe the content of the topic of your presentation as clear as possible. The knowledge you would like to share should be applicable for the international railway industry in its broadest sense.

Programme Committee

The papers will be reviewed by a programme committee of railway experts, such as:

  • Dr. Rob Goverde (Delft University of Technology)
  • Dr. Andreas Schöbel (Vienna University of Technology)
  • Dr. Matthias Landgraf (Graz University of Technology)
  • Simon Fletcher (Coordinator European Region at UIC)
  • Marieke van Gompel, MA (Europoint & RailTech)


Would you like to submit your abstract for this conference? Please fill in the form below no later than 1st of June 2017.


If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me.

Kim de Vos
Project Manager

T: +31 (0) 6 24 85 36 20