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Program

October 09, 2017 – day 0 (Monday)
07:00- 15:00 Exhibition construction
15:00- 20:00 Registration, Thematic roundtables – Meeting opportunities
18:00- 20:00 Welcome Reception at Lurdy Conference Center (Conference Venue)
October 10, 2017 – day 1 (Tuesday) PLENARY SECTION
Chair: Tamás ALSCHER
09:00 Opening ceremony
09:10 Welcome addresses
10:40 Coffee break
11:20 László MOSÓCZI Deputy State Secretary, Ministry of National Development, Hungary: Vision of the development of the Hungarian Railway Infrastructure
11:40 Nikolina BRNJAC State Secretary, Ministry of the Sea, Transport and Infrastructure, Croatia: Vision of the Development of the Croatian Railway Infrastructure
12:00 Marko RADOVIĆ chairman, RCSEE (Rail Cluster for South-East Europe), Serbia: Railway infrastructure projects in the Western Balkans
12:20 Roundtable
13:00 Lunch break
Chair: Tamás ALSCHER
14:30 Miroslav HALTUF Chairman of State Representative Group (SRG), Shift2Rail JU, Czech Republic: Shift2Rail and Eastern European cooperation
15:00 Libor LOCHMAN Executive Director, CER, Belgium: An implementation of the 4. Railway Package technical pillar and its impact on the rail competitiveness
15:30 Jean-Philippe PEUZIAT Head of Unit – Public Affairs, UNIFE, Belgium: Competitiveness of the European rail supply industry: Reinforcing European Leadership of the World Market
15:55 Flórián SZALÓKI Deputy State Secretary for Transport Operational Programmes, Ministry of National Development, Hungary: Differences in the Rules for the Eligibility of Costs in the Programming Periods of 2007-2013 and 2014-2020
16:20 Zsuzsanna LEHOCZKI International Director, Trenecon Ltd., Hungary: Life-cycle cost analysis and the EU cost-benefit analysis methodology – practical approach
16:45 Discussion
17:00- 19:00 Snack-party – Exhibition Visit
October 11, 2017 – day 2 (Wednesday)
INFRASTRUCTURE SECTION
RAILWAY IT, TELECOMMUNICATIONS AND SAFETY TECHNOLOGY SYSTEMS SECTION
Certification IoT, Digitalization
Chair: Dr. Ferenc HORVÁT Chair: Péter BÓNA, Com-Forth Ltd.
  08:30 Welcome address: Péter BÓNA
08:40 Miroslav HALTUF, Chairman of State Representative Group (SRG), Shift2Rail JU, Czech Republic: Digitalization – a challenge for Shift2Rail
09:00 Welcome address 09:00 Riccardo SANTORO, Architecture and Innovation Officer, Corporate Strategy, Plans and Systems, Ferrovie dello Stato, Italy: Machine inferencing on the semantic ‘web of transportation data’ for interoperable customer centric transportation applications
09:20 DI Christoph HANDEL Managing Director, Arsenal Railway Certification GmbH, Austria: Innovative solutions in EC-verifications 09:20 Balázs VARGA, CEO, MechatroMotive Kft., Hungary.: Upgrade your systems with IoT solutions!
09:40 DI Dr. Lukas KIRCHMAIER – DI Dr. Andreas KAINZ – Bernhard FISCHER –Martin EGGENHOFER – DI Christoph HANDEL, Arsenal Railway Certification GmbH, Austria: TSI Certification of 500 km track in Hungary – Experiences and Improvements 09:40 Martin NEMECEK Key Account Manager, DB Fahrzeuginstandhaltung GmbH, GermanyColibri by DB Fahrzeuginstandhaltung, innovative IT solution along the traveling tour
10:00 Árpád TÓTH, KTI EC Certification, Hungary:   2 years of experience in railway infrastructure certification in Hungary 10:00 Zoltán NYUL, Strategy and Innovation Director, Centre for Budapest Transport

10:20  

Discussion
 10:40 Coffee break – Exhibition Visit
Life-cycle cost based decision-making in different phases of railway infrastructure investments
Signalling, ERTMS
Chair: Zsuzsanna LEHOCZKI, Trenecon Ltd. Chair: Márton FELDMANN, Prolan Co.
11:10 Giovanni LONGO Department of Engineering and Architecture University of Trieste, Italy: Trade-off between maintenance costs and capacity consumption: a Multi Objective Genetic Algorithm to find optimal solutions 11:10 Virginia ANTÓN, Service Adoption Engineer ESSP SAS, Spain: EGNOS, a key enabler in future railway positioning
11:30 Anna FRISEE, SBB, Switzerland: A catch-up strategy for missed re-investments in track 11:30 Zeljko STOJKOVIC – Nenad ANTONIC, Institute Mihajlo Pupin, Serbia: Institute Mihajlo Pupin railway products with focus on LED signals
11:50 Michael FELLINGER – Prof. Dr. Peter VEIT, TU Graz, Austria: Prognosis of turnouts – analogies and differences to open track 11:50 Zsolt ZÓLOMY, Infocontrol Hungária Kft., Engineering & Design, Hungary: Level Crossing and Signalling Advantages of standardized industrial solutions for the railway
12:10 Zoltán ELŐHEGYI Head of Department Engineering & Design, VAMAV Railway Equipments Ltd., Hungary: Optimization of maintenance strategy of railway turnouts – Operating tests for best practice 12:10 Haifeng SONG, – Eckehard SCHNIEDER, Technische Universität Braunschweig, Institute for Traffic Safety and Automation Engineering, Germany: Train-centric Communication based close proximity driving train movement authority system
12:30 Rainer WENTYFabian HANSMANN, Strategic Marketing, Plasser & Theurer, Austria: Railway Ballast and its Maintenance 12:30 Gábor LUKÁCS – Dr. Tamás BARTHA, Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Department of Control for Trasportation and Vehicle Systems, Hungary:  Preparation of formal specification of railway interlocking systems
12:50 Discussion
13:00 Lunch break
Use of new materials and state of the art technologies in track construction
Signalling, ERTMS
Chair: Ing. Wolfgang ZOTTL and dr. Szabolcs FISCHER Chair: Péter TÓTH, MÁV Zrt.
14:30 Dr. Zoltán MAJOR Senior Lecturer, István Széchenyi University, Hungary: Examination of embedded rail structures for temperature effects 14:30

Beatriz SIERRA BARBA Head of ERTMS Department, INECO, Spain: ERTMS Deployment with the focus on the description of cross border agreements

14:50 Dr. Szabolcs FISCHER – Dr. Attila NÉMETH – Zsolt HORVÁTH, István Széchenyi University, Hungary: Investigation of insulated rail joints with fibre-glass reinforced fishplates 14:50 Franco DE FAZIO Key Account Manager, Comtest Wireless, Italy: The advantages of an integrated approach to ERTMS diagnostics testing
15:10 Dr. Nahuel MANZO COSTANZO, Knowledge Management and R&D, COMSA, Spain: Maintenance costs reduction in high speed tracks by using a new material as ballast 15:10

Béla NAGYSZEGI – Gyula GELÁNYI, KTI EC Certification, Hungary: ERTMS & Railway Safety systems in Hungary – Comments & Considerations

15:30 Róbert CSÉPKE Team leader, BKV Zrt. (Tram) Project management team of technical development, Hungary: Railway rail/wheel contact in curves of small radii 15:30

Federica FORNARI Team Leader, GSM-R Certification, Rina Services S.p.A., Italy – Béla NAGYSZEGI, KTI EC Certification, Hungary: EC Verification of GSM-R network in Hungary

15:50 Discussion
16:10 Coffee break – Exhibition Visit
State of the art tools and methods for assessing track conditions and qualifying tracks
Cyber Security
Chair: Péter MOLNÁR, Metalelektro Ltd. and János BÉLI, MÁV KFV Ltd. Chair: 
16:40 Dr. Peter ENGEL, Conceptual Design and Development, ZEDAS GmbH, Germany: Databased methods for condition based maintenance -reduce costs and improve uptime and efficiency 16:40

Bernhard BRUCKNER – Horst KAUFMANN – Michael MIKULANDRA, Kapsch CarrierCom, Austria: Digital transformation and cyber-security

17:00 Anatoly MARKOV – Andrey ANTIPOV, Engineering & Design, Radioavionica Corp., Russia: Development of MFL (Magnetic flux leakage) rail nondestructive testing 17:00 Klemens GEIGER Head of CoC  Industrial Cyber Security, BOMBARDIER TRANSPORTATION GmbH, Germany: Industrial Cyber Security Principles are​ useful for Railway?  
17:20 Wolfgang ZOTTL, Research & Development, ÖBB Infrastruktur AG, Austria: Application of drones in railway infrastructure 17:20 Matthias LAUBNER Field Application Engineer, Moxa Europe, Germany: IEC 62443-4-2 device level cyber security, how to handle IEC 62443 compliance in 3 steps
17:40 Discussion
17:50 End of Session
18:05 Bus transfer
19:00- 22:00 Hungarian dinner in a typical hungarian restaurant
23:00 Bus transfer
October 12, 2017 – day 3 (Thursday)
INFRASTRUCTURE SECTION
RAILWAY IT, TELECOMMUNICATIONS AND SAFETY TECHNOLOGY SYSTEMS SECTION
State of the art tools and methods for assessing track conditions and qualifying tracks
Digitalization, Real Life Innovations for Rail
Chair: Ervin JOÓ, VAMAV Ltd. and János BÉLI, MÁV KFV Ltd. Chair: 
09:00 Mattias Moritz BERNHARD, Train & Transport Business Unit, Gruppo Loccioni, Italy: Mobile robotic platform for the automatic railroad switch inspection 09:00 Stefan PALM Business Development Manager, Moxa Europe, Germany: Coupling of Coaches – Challenges and Solutions for the train communication network
09:20 Vladimir MOSYAGIN PhD Head of department for means and devices of non-destructive testing, Radioavionica corp., Russia: Expansion of functional capabilities of equipment for rail testing 09:20 Zoltán NAGY PhD, OLTIS Hungária Ltd., Hungary: Innovative rail vehicle tracking solutions in accordance with TAF TSI rules
09:40 Csaba ÁGH Diagnostic Engineer, MÁV Central Rail and Track Inspection Ltd., Hungary: Recent diagnostics of wheel-rail contact to avoid running instability 09:40 István HEGEDŰS, Director, Knorr-Bremse Business Segment Freight Car Europe, Hungary: Digitalization of Freight Cars
10:00 RZSD  10:00

Dr. István HRIVNÁK MD, Tran-SYS Ltd., Hungary – József LADÁNYI MD, EMC Solution Ltd., Hungary: Simulation supported energy consumption planning

10:20 Giuseppe STACCONE, Ground Control GmbH, Germany: Determination of geotechnical indices using High speed radar   10:20  Robert GRABNER, Presales & Bid Management Director, Mission Critical Networks, Kapsch CarrierCom Ltd., Austria: The Multivendor strategy
10:40 Discussion
11:00 Coffee break – Exhibition Visit
Mitigation of detrimental environmental effects of railway infrastructure development projects, with special attention to technical solutions of noise and vibration mitigation – operator experiences also welcome
 Central traffic management 
 
Chair: Dr. Fülöp AUGUSZTINOVICZ, BME Chair: KOVÁCS Gergely Péter, Thales RSS Ltd.
11:30 Gabriella CSORTOS PhD Student, Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Hungary: Investigations of noise mitigation of railway track components – Laboratory and field measurements 11:30 Márton FELDMANN Head of railway automation division, Prolan Zrt., Hungary: Complex centralized traffic control system for railways
11:50 Peter PALOTAS, Department of Transport Infrastructure, Getzner, Austria: Smart Elastic Solutions for Reduction of Maintenance Costs of Railway lines 11:50 András KORSÓS​ Technical Director, SCI-Network, Inc., Hungary: Usage of state-of-the-art data network solutions in the railway environment
12:10 Géza FEJÉRVÁRY Managing Director, Granutechno Ltd., Hungary: Rubber granule based resilient products for railway construction 12:10 Károly NAGY Head of Traffic Department, Gysev: Recent Central Traffic Control system from the operator’s aspect
12:30 Dániel Szilveszter NAGY Noise Expert – Mrs. Pálné BITE dr. Managing Director, VIBROCOMP Ltd.,Noise and Vibration issues between two stations of the Budapest M4 Metro line 12:30 Robert HOLZKNECHT Product Line Manager, Thales Austria GmbH: Complex design of centralized traffic control – The ARAMIS traffic management system
12:50 Discussion
13:00 Conference wrap-up
13:10 Lunch break
14:10 Technical tours: Metro line M4, Budapest – Knorr-Bremse Rail Systems Budapest – Museum for Railway History – guided tour (only in case of fair weather)

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