IRS7 Steigenberger Frankfurter Hof, Frankfurt, Germany

IRS7 : How do we achieve an efficient railway system in the digital era?

20-22 February 2019 Steigenberger Frankfurter Hof, Frankfurt, Germany

The 7th International Railway Summit was held in Frankfurt, Germany, a city and a nation at the forefront of Europe’s transportation projects, and vital to its economic and political future.

What is International Railway Summit?

International Railway Summit is a meeting of the world’s key rail sector buyers and carefully selected technical experts.

Buyers’ project requirements are matched with experts’ solutions, which leads to 30-minute one-to-one consultation meetings during the International Railway Summit.

In addition, delegates also attend a conference programme given by key industry leaders and experts and network with industry colleagues and potential business partners over lunches, dinners and a site visit.

Why should I attend?

Listen to thought leaders debate pressing issues
Have guaranteed one-to-one meetings based on business matchmaking
Save time and meet up to 15 buyers over two days
Know buyers’ project requirements ahead of the meeting
Make friends over coffee, lunches and dinners

On the Agenda

Welcome Speech

Stefan Stroh

Chief Digital Officer

Deutsche Bahn

What is the endgame of digitalisation?

Elisabeth Werner

Director of Land Transport, DG Move

European Commission (EC)

What is the Endgame of Digitalisation?

Dr Tobias Miethaner

Director General Digital Society

Ministry of Transport & Digital Infrastructure, Germany

Power in the customer's hands - How can digital remove barriers to cross-border travel?

Jean-Pierre Loubinoux

Director General

International Union of Railways (UIC)

Power in the customer's hands - How can digital remove barriers to cross-border travel?

Bas Leermakers

Interim Secretary General

Intergovernmental Organisation for International Carriage by Rail, OTIF

5G and FRMCS: The post-GSM-R Strategy for Railways

Dan Mandoc

Professional Head - Telecoms

Network Rail

The future of digital rail investment

Matt Bull

Head of Business & Financial Modelling

Steer Group

Recreating reality: The future is now

Matthias Patz

VP Innovation & Ventures and Head of Skydeck ThinkTank

DB Systel GmbH

Conference Chair

Francis Bedel

Chief Digital Officer

International Union of Railways (UIC)

What our participants say about the conference programme

IRS7 buyers included

What our participants say one-to-one meeting programme

Special partner

Platinum sponsors

Gold sponsors

Silver sponsors