Railway Innovation Workshop – Business Opportunities in modern technology
Innovation is a prerequisite for business success. The workshop is with an international focus and visualizes aspects at the leading edge of Railway innovation.
This workshop is also an invitation to become an partner in this large market. Opportunities as in using space services and how cyber threats can be handled will also be part of this workshop.
The event will be held at 03. June 2019 the Technical University of Denmark (DTU), Building 303A (auditorium 49).
Participation and one exhibition stand (café table/space for 1-2 roll-ups) is free. No-show fee DKK 500,-.
09:30-10:00 Registration // coffee and networking // exhibition
10:00-10:05 Welcome and setting the scene
Poul-Erik Hansen, CenSec
10:05-10:15 Current innovation activities at DTU
Henrik Sylvan, RailTech DTU
10:15-10:35 On track with safety – automated verification of railway control systems
Signe Geisler, Department of Applied Mathematics and Computer Science, DTU
10:35-11:00 The Roads2Rails project – learning from road engineering by testing asphalt under the tracks in order to build and maintain a more efficient rail infrastructure
Tulika Bose, DTU Byg
11:00-11:20 Fault detection and predicting faults – how to convert the good old railway into a modern digital railway using new tools and methods in planning
Emil Hovad, Department of Applied Mathematics and Computer Science, DTU
11:20-11:30 Fruit and coffee
11:30-11:55 Eco-friendly train operation – creating the battery-powered Desiro Cityjet for Austrian Railways ÖBB for better services on non-electrified lines
Jens Lind, Siemens
11:55-12:20 During and after the ERTMS installation: how to effectively keep up high reliability and long life of the new system with real-time diagnostics and web applications
Sebastian Kobylarz, Alstom
12:20-13:00 Lunch break (sandwich)
13:00-13:25 Train procurement in Norway in new organization – optimizing towards passenger needs, market segments, technical system concept, financing, etc.
Ove Skovdahl, Jernbanedirektoratet
13:25-13:50 Upgrading of existing lines to 250 km/h for mixed passenger/freight traffic – could such a project demonstrate positive net benefits (identification of the first stretches)
Lennart Lennefors, Trafikverket
13:50-14:15 Development of high-speed and very high-speed trains – time matters
Lasse Toylsbjerg-Petersen, Bombardier Transportation
14:15-14:35 The new app-based fare system in Skåne – based on a simple, easy-to-understand zone structure
14:35-14:45 Coffee break
14:45-15:10 Threats and Resilient Measures in Railways on Cyber Security
Alexander Bishop, Ricardo Rail UK
15:10-15:35 Space applications on the Follo railway line project
Dr. Regula Frauenfelder, NGI Norge
15:35-15:55 Do we really know what wind forces hit our railway infrastructure – can we improve methods and knowledge to avoid accidents like the Great Belt train disaster?
Prof. Jakob Mann, DTU Wind
15:55-16:00 Conclusions and closing of today’s pre-summit
16:00 Drinks and networking
You can find Railway Innovation Workshop at DTU Lyngby Campus, Building 303A (auditorium 49).
You can find information on bus services at www.rejseplanen.dk.
By car – plenty of parking lots offered at campus!
The workshop is open for everybody. Register at www.censec.dk scroll down /Events /June 3
Contact: communications manager, Louise Juel Broch firstname.lastname@example.org
A small poster exhibition arranged in the lobby (no charge)
The Transport Summit on June 4 includes a railway session “Rail evolution – less cost and smarter operations”
Please register separately at:
You can find this Railway Innovation Workshop in Building 303A (auditorium 49).
In parallel the IPTOP Public Transport Seminar is running same place (auditorium 47), June 3rd