Session 3 – Rail Freight 4.0: Innovation and digitalization for global solutions
What are the solutions for digitalization and innovation in rail freight? The third session of the UIC Global Rail Freight Conference will focus on the challenges of freight in the digital era.
Being competitive in the rail freight business of the 21st Century implies adapting processes and rolling stock to the era of digitalization, innovation and automation. It also means ensuring their suitability to the operational requirements of the future. Automation implies data generation which in turn needs to be managed, filtered and protected.
The speakers addressing these issues and more include:
- Thomas Steffens, Principal, The Boston Consulting Group BCG
Can rail really compete in the era of digitalisation?
- Thorsten Bomke, Service Market Portfolio, Alstom
Investing in new technology
- Miroslav Obrenovic, Head of Asset Strategy & Program, DB Cargo
Intelligent assets for an intelligent network: myth or reality?
- Harald Jony, Director of Energy Management, ÖBB-Infrastruktur AG
Innovative energy management
- Peter Boom, Manager Business Development, RailWatch
Sharing information between actors – case study for the intelligent freight wagon
- Claudio Diotavelli, Head of Global Railway Practice Business Line Industry & Society, Ericsson Telecommunications
Solutions for freight data handling
- Rossella Mattioli, Security and Resilience of Communication Networks Officer, ENISA
Cyber security and resilience of transport infrastructure
Furthermore, this session will also include an interview with Brogan Bambrogan from Hyperloop on the subject of ‘Possibilities and opportunities to work with rail’.
By joining, you will find more information about:
- How innovation and digitalization impact global logistics
- Rail rethinking itself in the era of digitalization
- Cyber security and resilience of transport infrastructure
- Intelligent rail freight assets
- Solutions for data handling
- And more!
The 5th UIC Global Rail Freight Conference will take place on the 22nd and 23rd of June 2016 in Rotterdam at the Van Nelle Factory. We are looking forward to meeting you!
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