12th UIC ERTMS World Conference 2016

12th UIC ERTMS World Conference 2016

(February 29th – March 2nd,2016)

Following the successful previous editions in Istanbul (2014) , Stockholm (2012),The 12th UIC ERTMS World Conference is due to take in Brussels, at the "Square -Brussels meeting center" in 2016.

This international event entirely, dedicated to ERTMS and both its components ETCS for train control and GSM-R for radio-communications, has become a worldwide reference for all decision-makers and railway professionals involved in the development of rail systems across the world.

INFRABEL, the Belgian Rail Infrastructure Manager, is closely involved in the implementation of the unified ETCS train control system on its network : a big national project is called “Masterplan ETCS ”.
On 29th February, INFRABEL will propose 2 technical visits.

The UIC’s purpose in organizing this conference is to support and advance the momentum of ERTMS towards its objective. By bringing together the most knowledgeable professionals in the business to speak on a large variety of topics, the UIC ERTMS World Conference provides the main platform to take stock of progress and to publicly present an agenda for the future.

Debates, exchanges of experience and best practice will focus on the general theme “ERTMS – Managing long term safety investment in a rapidly changing world”.

The UIC ERTMS World Conference programme will propose a variety of sessions from 1 – 2 March 2016.

The “Square – Brussels meeting Centre”
Mont des Arts - Kunstberg
1000 Brussels

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