On 19, 20 and 21 November international rail and IT professionals came together at the Intelligent Rail Summit 2019. The event took place at the UIC headquarters in Paris. What are the latest innovations and challenges in the automation of the railway sector? And what are the risks the sector is facing in the digitalisation of the sector? To successfully integrate new technologies in rail, we have to prepare ourselves in the rapidly changing world. 

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During this high-level conference, expert speakers shared insights on the following themes:

  • Day 1: Site Visits; ATO Project in the Paris Region
  • Day 2: Automatic Train Operation (ATO); Driver Advisory Systems, ECTS
  • Day 3: Digital Railway: Digital Railway: Cyber Security, Standardisation of data, Data Collection and Analysing

Expert speakers were:

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Programme committee:

The programme committee consists of:

  • Prof. Rob Goverde (Delft University of Technology)
  • Sharvind Appiah (Shawne Applebee International)
  • Marieke van Gompel, MA (Spoorpro / RailTech)

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