Rail Technology Summit 2018

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Rail Technology Summit

26 April 2018, London

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The Rail Technology Summit takes the conversation which started at 2017’s Digital Rail Summit and broadens the subject into one of Rail Technology. Speakers from throughout the industry, from rolling stock to train operations and infrastructure management, will look at how the use of innovative technology in rail is bringing about a revolution in efficiency and reliability.

The Rail Technology Summit will take place at the offices of Bird and Bird in London on Thursday 26th April 2018.


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Welcome to the Rail Technology Summit 2018

John Drake, Chief Commercial Counsel, Bird & Bird LLP


Rail Technology: What’s the Point?

Dave Palmer, Digital Rail Sponsor, Department for Transport (DfT)


What Follows GSM-R

Clive Kessell and Paul Darlington, Writers, Rail Engineer


Is 5G the next thing?

Kimberly Wells with Cathal Flynn and Toby Bond, Senior Associate Commercial Group & Associate Intellectual Property Group, Bird & Bird LLP


Enabling Intelligent Trains

Chris Thompson, Chief Strategy Officer, Enable ID


Digital Gauging

Colin Johnson, Managing Director, DGauge


Signalling – for the next generation

Stuart Calvert, Head of Early Contractor Involvement (ECI) programme, Digital Railway


Smarter Stations and Connected Passengers – integrating technology for better journeys.

Mike Hewitt, Head of Next Generation Telecoms & CTO, Alan Dick Communications


Cybersecurity and networks: threats, mitigations and learnings from the telecom industry

Emanuele Di Liberto, Director of Business Development, Nokia


Implementing research

Neil Webster, Innovation Programme Director, RSSB


Technology +People =Success: The people perspective

Steve Denniss, Techical Director - Rail, WSP


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