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Rail Conference - The International Rail Conference (IRC), a full day conference, to be held concurrently with IREE 2017 will bring experts from India and overseas to share their vision for a sustainable, modern and safe Rail Transportation System for India. IRC will be attended by over 300 delegates from India and overseas.

Programme schedule

  • 1000 - 1100 Hrs
  • 1100 - 1200 Hrs
  • 1200 - 1300 Hrs
  • 1300 - 1345 Hrs
  • 1345 - 1400 Hrs
  • 1400 - 1500 Hrs
  • 1500 - 1600 Hrs
  • 1600 - 1630 Hrs
  • 1630 - 1700 Hrs

1000 - 1100 Hrs

Wednesday, 11 October 2017
1000-1015 Hrs

Technology for Track, Wheel and Bearing Condition Monitoring

Mr Steve Turley
Managing Director
Perpetuum - SecureRail India Pvt Ltd, UK

1015-1030 hrs

Best Practices in Railway Construction for Speedy Execution

Mr Shiv Charan Gupta
Head- Technical
L&T Railway SBG

1030-1045 hrs

Technology Trends in Locomotives

Mr. Dominique Malenfant
Chief Technology Officer (CTO)
GE Transportation, US

1045-1100 hrs

Networking Break

1100 - 1200 Hrs

Wednesday, 11 October 2017

Special Plenary Session

1100-1105 hrs

Welcome Remarks

Mr C P Sharma
Chairman
CII Rail Transportation and Equipment Division and
Managing Director, Daulat Ram Engineering Pvt Ltd

1105-1110 Hrs

Context Setting

Mr Tilak Raj Seth
Past Chairman, CII Rail Transportation and Equipment Division and
Executive Vice President, Siemens Ltd

1110-1120 hrs

Address

Mr Rajeev Jyoti
Chairman, CII Task Force on Railways and
Chief Executive – Railway Strategic Business Group L&T Limited

1120-1140 hrs

Special Address

Mr Ravindra Gupta
Member Rolling Stock, Railway Board

H. E. Kenji Hiramatsu
Ambassador, Embassy of Japan

1140-1142 hrs

Release of IREE Exhibitor Catalogue

1142-1157 hrs

Address by Chief Guest

Shri Piyush Goyal
Hon'ble Minister of Railways and Coal

1157- 1200 hrs

Closing Remarks

Mr Anand Chidambaram
Vice Chairman CII Rail Transportation and Equipment Division and
Managing Director, EMD Locomotive Technologies Pvt Ltd

1200 - 1300 Hrs

Wednesday, 11 October 2017
1200 -1215 hrs

Inauguration of the Exhibition

1215 -1230 hrs

Big Data Application in Korea Railway

Mr Myung Sagong, Ph. D.
Director General of Future Strategy Center of Korea Railroad Research Institute (KRRI)

1230-1245 hrs

Improving Asset Performance Using State-of-the-Art In-service Vehicle-Track Condition Monitoring Technology

Mr Ravi Ravitharan
Director Institute of Railway Technology, Monash University, Australia

1245-1300 hrs

Vision, Plans and Initiatives in Locomotives: Perspectives from Railway Board

Mr Ghanshyam Singh
Member Traction, Railway Board

1300 - 1345 Hrs

Wednesday, 11 October 2017

Lunch

1345 - 1400 Hrs

Wednesday, 11 October 2017

Improving reliability and cost of rotating equipment in railway

Mr Filip Rosengren
Member Traction, Railway Board

1400 - 1500 Hrs

Wednesday, 11 October 2017
1400-1415 hrs

Composites as material of Choice for Coach Interiors : Migration to Global Standards

Mr Ramakrishnan Tumuluru
Associate Vice President, Technology
Ashland India Private Ltd

1415-1430 hrs

High Speed Locomotives

Mr Thomas Dorneich
Manager, Siemens Mobility Services, Germany

1430-1445 hrs

Improving Reliability and Safety Through Application of IOT Technology

Ms Beatrice Lippus
Managing Director, Cyient GmbH &
Head of Global Sales & Business Development
Transportation BU, Cyient, Germany

1445-1500 hrs

Vision, Plans and Initiatives in Signalling and Telecom: Perspectives from Railway Board

Mr Akhil Agrawal
DG Signalling and Telecom, Railway Board

1500 - 1600 Hrs

Wednesday, 11 October 2017
1500-1515 hrs

Enabling a Competitive Indian Economy & Sustainable Transport with Hyperloop

Mr Harj Dhaliwal
Managing Director, Middle East & India Field Operations
Hyperloop One

1515-1530 hrs

Benefits of High Speed Railways

Mr Yoshihiro Kumamoto
Senior Executive Officer, Deputy Director General of International Affairs Headquarters
Indian High Speed Rail Division, East Japan Railway Company

1530-1545 hrs

India-Japan Collaborations in Railway Sector

Mr Takema Sakamoto
Chief Representative, JICA India

1545-1600 hrs

Vision, Plans and Initiatives in Infrastructure: Perspectives from Railway Board

Mr Manoj Kumar Dubey
Executive Director / PPP (Fin), Railway Board

1600 - 1630 Hrs

Wednesday, 11 October 2017
1600-1615 hrs

Track Geometry Measurement System

Mr Cesare Santanera
Chief Executive Officer
DMA, Italy

1615-1630 hrs

Effect of Power Quality issues on Railway Traction Substations electrical systems and ways managing these issues

Mr Shylendra Kumar
CM, Vice President, ABB India Limited
Mr Srikanth Mulam
Assistant Vice President, ABB India Limited

1630 - 1700 Hrs

Wednesday, 11 October 2017
1630-1645 hrs

Valedictory Session

1630-1635 hrs

Address by

Mr C P Sharma
Chairman CII Rail Transportation and Equipment Division and
Managing Director, Daulat Ram Engineering Pvt Ltd

1635-1655 hrs

Special Address by

H. E. Mr Milan Hovorka
Ambassador, Embassy of the Czech Republic

1655-1700 hrs

Concluding Remarks

Mr Anand Chidambaram
Vice Chairman, CII Rail Transportation and Equipment Division and
Managing Director, EMD Locomotive Technologies Pvt Ltd

Contact Details

Reeti Sujith
  • Executive Officer
    Confederation of Indian Industry, Core 4A, 4th Floor
    India Habitat Centre, Lodi Road
    New Delhi - 110003, India
  • Tel: +91-11-24682230-35, 9911794241, +91-11-2468 2226
  • E-mail: reeti.sujith@cii.in

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