International Railway Summit

Find business partners who are looking for you.

20-22 February 2019 | Frankfurt

Special discount available for UIC members

Attend pre-arranged one-to-one meetings based on business matchmaking during International Railway Summit.

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

Pre-Arranged One-to-One Consultation Meetings with Recommended Technical Experts

Key buyers participating in IRS7 include

Ankala Saibaba

Chief Engineer 

Indian Railways

Roland Bosch

CEO

DB Cargo AG

Mogens Hagelskaer

CEO

Odense Letbane P/S.

Siegfried Bocionek

VP Products & Engineering TCMS Rolling Stock Equipment

Bombardier Transportation

Rolf Härdi

Chief Technology Officer

Deutsche Bahn

Jaap Bierman

Managing Director

HTM Personenvervoer N.V

Andreas Redling

Managing Director 

Rail Cargo Group

Maurizio Capotorto

Director of Industrial Planning Direction

Trenitalia

Olivier Waeber

Project Manager Innovation and Technology Initiatives

Swiss Federal Railways

Thomas Baake

CEO

ERL Maintenance Support Sdn Bhd

Kaspars Briškens

Head of Business Development

Rail Baltica

Shahar Ayalon

Director General

Israel Railways


Gary Franklin

Managing Director

Belmond Trains & Cruises

Abbas Nazari

Dir UIC Middle East,Tehran (D.G.Int. Affairs, Iranian Islamic Republic Railways)

Peter Jonasson

CFO

Banedanmark

Hear what participants say about our one-to-one meeting programme

"Through its well balanced agenda, the presentations of keynote speakers, which I was happy to be part of, the panel discussions and the bilateral contacts, the latest edition of International Railway Summit in Vienna was certainly a particularly interesting event."


Johannes Hainbucher

International Sales Manager

Linsinger

On the Agenda

What is the endgame of digitalisation?

Jean Pierre Loubinoux

Director General

International Union of Railways (UIC)

What is the endgame of digitalisation?

Rolf Härdi

Chief Technology Officer 

Deutsche Bahn

Alistair Dormer

CEO

Hitachi Rail Europe

How can digital remove barriers to cross-border travel?

Elisabeth Werner

Director Land Transport, DG Move 

European Commission (EC)

How can digital remove barriers to cross-border travel?

Bas Leermakers

Interim Secretary General 

IGO for Intl. Carriage by Rail (OTIF)

Dr Tobias Miethaner

Head of Digital Society

Ministry of Transport & Digital Infrastructure, Germany 

What is the endgame of digitalisation?

What is the endgame of digitalisation?

How can digital remove barriers to cross-border travel?

Roland Bosch

CEO 

DB Cargo AG 

How can digital remove barriers to cross-border travel?

Josef Doppelbauer

Executive Director 

EU Agency for Railways

What is the role of transport in the Smart City?

Michael Rüffer

Managing Director

VGF

What is the role of transport in the Smart City?

Jacob Bangsgaard

CEO

ERTICO

What is the role of transport in the Smart City?

Carlo Borghini

Executive Director

Shift2Rai

What is the role of transport in the Smart City?

Markus Wissmann

Director Operations & Sales, Smart Cities

Cisco

The future of digital rail investment: a new definition of investability.

Nick Brooks

Secretary General

ALLRAIL

The future of digital rail investment: a new definition of investability.

Lorenzo Casullo

Policy & Economic Adviser

OECD 

The future of digital rail investment: a new definition of investability.

Junn Magno

General Manager

Philippine National Railways

The future of digital rail investment: a new definition of investability.

Anne Yvrande-Billon

Vice President

ARAFER

Hear what participants say about our conference programme

"Through its well balanced agenda, the presentations of keynote speakers, which I was happy to be part of, the panel discussions and the bilateral contacts, the latest edition of International Railway Summit in Vienna was certainly a particularly interesting event."


Jean Pierre Loubinoux

Director General

International Union of Railways (UIC)

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