International Railway Transport Conference ERRIC/IRFC, 18-20th March 2015
Let us invite you to participate in the biggest railway event of 2015. The main aim of this event is to offer an opportunity to exchange information and the experience of companies involved in the existing railway transport between Europe and Asia together with a summary of news and new trends in the field of international transport and logistics.
It will be an important event of extraordinary importance, organized under the auspices of the Ministry of Transport and major international organizations such as UNIFE, UIC, CER and OSZD. The new Shift2Rail Joint Undertaking will be introduced for the first time since its establishment.
On the first day of the conference, the top-managers, leading representatives of international railway organisations and significant companies will speak about topics related to research and innovations, railway competitiveness, liberalisation and the possibilities of cooperation.
The second day of the conference will continue in two parallel sections (ERRIC and IRFC). The section ERRIC (European Railway Research and Innovation Conference) will offer the opportunity to get acquainted with the SHIFT²RAIL initiative and its goals, frame work and individual innovation programs.
The section IRFC (International Rail Freight Conference), which is in its fifth year running, will introduce its experiences and successful projects, which are connected to international railway transport, especially between Europe and Asia.
The third day will be devoted to a technical excursion to the dispatching centre of the Prague underground and a trip on a historical tram through the capital city. The partner on the third day is the company AŽD Praha.
Participation in the conference will bring new information and knowledge, will show the way how to get involved in European rail research for the period 2015-2020, and the participants will also get a unique opportunity to meet with key experts of the Euro-Asian railway world.