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<b>Important Note</b>: Exhibitors can be contacted during all breaks

Wednesday, April 24

9:00Opening & Welcome
9:30Chairman UIC Expertise Development Platform
Mayor of St. Pölten
CEO St.Pölten University of Applied Sciences

Keynote Speakers

  • ÖBB-Infrastructure
  • HR Director, Arriva Trains Wales
10:15Trainer development
  • Project of Expertise Development Platform, UIC
  • Trainers as leaders  - University of South Australia, AUS
10:45Coffee break
11:15Non technical skills (NTS)
  • Human Factors in Railway Safety - SNCF, FR
  • Building leadership capability - University of South Australia, AUS
  • NTS in competence Management  - RSSB, GB
  • Training strategies for implementation of CMS for train drivers NTS - First Great Western, GB
13:50Presentation Partners
  • Blended learning approach for Railway traffic controllers - DB, GER
  • ÖBB, AT
14:40Review of Day 1
14:45Technical visits
18:00City tour Vienna
19:30Gala dinner Vienna

Thursday, April 25

9:00Customer Service
  • Project of Expertise Development Platform, UIC
  • Training challenges for station - SNCF, FR
  • From Standards to Initiative - SNCF, FR
  • Frontline Customer Service Excellence - Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa, ZA
10:15Coffee break
10:45Role of Universities in Rail Training
  • "Skillrail" - Instituto Superior Tecnico, PT
  • Integrated Education in Railway Systems - Universities of Applied Sciences of Zurich, Erfurt, St.Pölten CH, GER, AT
  • Training Professional Personnel - U, RU, EU
  • Platform for Railway sector growth - (Bombardier transportation SWE)
13:00Simulation, gaming and new technology
  • Matching Mentoring partners through technology - University of South Australia, AUS
  • New Methods Blended Learning Driver training - Login, CH
  • Training Innovation in Tunnel Evacuation - NS, NL
  • Breaking the Simulator Paradigm - SYDAC, AUS
  • Innovations in the education - Transurb Technirail, BE
14:40Coffee break
Main RoomPC RoomSeminar Room
15:15EU Train Driver
Licence - ERA, UIC
Simulation technology -
Delhi Metro, IND
Generic Security training
- University Würzburg,
15:50Blended Safety
Training - RIO, NL
Online diary - VR, FIImprovement of Security
and Safety level - CP, PT
assessment - ÖBB,
Energy management, -
Dealing with complex
social situations - NS, NL
19:00Optional social programme - wine tasting evening

Friday, April 26

8:30Developing for the future
  • ECVET Project - TCDD TK, EU
  • Apprenticeship project - ÖBB, AT
  • Filling Skill shortages - Young Rail Professionals, UK
  • Best practice Guide - RSSB,GB
9:55Competency Framework approach - Indian Railways, IND
10:15Coffee break
10:45Securing and Educating the next Generation - Michigan
Technological University, USA
11:05Multiple Perspectives through multiple analogies - Indian Railways IND
11:25Future directions for training and staff development at RZD, RUS
11:45Railway University as Provider of Life-Long Education for Railway Staff, MIIT, RUS
12:05Feedback from a SIAFI attendee - Italferr, IT
12:15An example of international cooperation between SNCF and ONCF, SNCF, FR and ONCF, MA
12:35Final presentation CEO (ÖBB - Produktion G.m.b.H)
Closing - UIC
13:15end of Congress
13:30Buses will leave the FH for St.Pölten main station to connect to the direct train shuttle (special train sponsored by Bombardier and VOEST) to Vienna airport which will depart at 13:57 (stop at Wien-Hütteldorf at 14:38) and arrive at the airport railway station at 15:10