PROGRAMME

HOW TO IMPROVE THE GREEN PERFORMANCE OF RAIL TRANSPORT - TRENDS AND CHALLENGES

DAY 1

8:00 – 09:00 – REGISTRATION

9:00 – 10:00 – OPENING OF THE EVENT

• MIHNEA COSTOIU, Rector of “POLITEHNICA” University of Bucharest
• REPRESENTATIVE Romanian Ministry of Transports
• VIDEO MESSAGE PHILIPPE CITROËN, Director General – UNIFE
• ZACHARIE BENEDEK, Secretary of the Committee on Transport and Infrastructure – Romanian Chamber of Deputies
• MARIAN MIHAIL CĂLIN, Deputy General Manager – AFER
• MIHAI BARBU, General Manager – Telecomunicatii CFR
• REPRESENTATIVE CFR SA
• REPRESENTATIVE CFR CALATORI
• BOGDAN CHIRIȚOIU, President – Romanian Competition Council
• MARIANA MICLĂUȘ, General Manager – METROREX
• ADRIAN CRIȚ, General Manager – STB SA
• GABRIEL STANCIU, President/ General Manager – AIF/ Alstom Romania, Bulgaria & Republica Moldova

10:15 – 11:00 – OFFICIAL OPENING OF THE EXHIBITION AND THE RAILWAY TECHNOLOGY EXHIBITION TOUR

11:00 – 12:30 – PANEL 1

What rail needs to become the first choice for mobility?

(the way rail ecosystem can be approached in the benefit of clients, smart mobility, rail passenger transport, modern stations, rail freight transport, multimodal connectivity, integrated network, systems and solutions, air vs rail, increasing the competitiveness of rail transport, improve asset management by a better knowledge of data)
Moderator:  Carmen Filipescu, Ex-Chairwoman of the CIV Committee – CIT

Speakers:

  • Representative UIC
  • Alberto Mazzola, General Manager – CER
  • Giorgio Travaini, Head of Programme – Europe’s Rail Joint Undertaking
  • Ralf-Charley Schultze, President – UIRR
  • Maria Price, Expert, Technical Interoperability Department – OTIF
  • Mihai Frumosu, Senior Transport Expert – European Investment Bank
  • Frantisek Bures, Consultant

12.30 – 13.00 Coffee break

13.00 – 14.15 – PANEL 2

New rail technology and innovation for clean energy

(eficienta energetica; energie verde; cercetare și inovare; digitalizare feroviară – cele mai recente proiecte în activitățile de operare a trenurilor inteligente și digitale; digitalizarea datelor – generare, partajare, confidențialitate; semnalizare și comunicare; securitate cibernetică; infrastructură, material rulant – planificare strategică a investițiilor; intermodalitate care conectează comunitățile și experiența clienților; strategii de stimulare a transportului feroviar, urban și public; modele de mobilitate; extindere feroviară de mare viteză; Pactul verde al UE)
Moderator: Michael Robson, Managing Director – Robson’s International Railway Consultancy

Speakers:

  • Anna-Maria Dudas, General Manager – CENAFER
  • Amedeo Neculcea, Deputy General Manager – GFR
  • Adrian Stoica, Managing Director&CFO – SIEMENS Mobility Romania
  • Marius Adăscăliței, General Manager – voestalpine Railway Systems Romania
  • Nicolae Dragu, Business Development Manager – Alstom Romania
  • Vasile Șeclăman, President – OPSPFR

14.30 – 15.30 Lunch

DAY 2

8:00 – 09:00 – REGISTRATION

09.00 – 11.30 – PANEL 1

„Refuelling and recharging’’ infrastructure

(new rolling stock technologies – hybrid trains, hydrogen based locomotives; rail freight transport on both modern and “old” infrastructure; ETCS; ERTMS; divergent business interests between infrastructure suppliers and operators; measures to promote the benefit of rail transport)
Moderator: Ilona Costea, Dean of the Faculty of Transport – “POLITEHNICA” University of Bucharest

Vorbitori:

  • Zacharie Benedek, Secretary of the Committee on Transport and Infrastructure – Romanian Chamber of Deputies
  • Anna Barukhovych, Product Manager and responsible for East-European countries – voestalpine Rail Technology
  • Mihai Barbu, General Manager – Telecomunicatii CFR
  • Michael Robson, Managing Director – Robson’s International Railway Consultancy
  • Roumen Markov, General Manager – Large Infrastructure Projects
  • Andreas Schöbel, Docent for Railway Operation – Vienna University of Technology
  • Ioan Buciuman, PhD, Consultant – Club Feroviar

11.30 – 12.00 Coffee break

12.00 – 14.30 – PANEL 2

How to boost passenger preference for rail travel to better answer their expectations and claims

(how to encourage local authorities to investment in rail transport; railway transport from Romania in competition with neighbouring countries; the extension of the Bucharest metro; metropolitan train network and its inclusion in the Bucharest-Ilfov tariff unification, according to the model of the airport line; the subway from Cluj-Napoca – the first underground transport network outside Bucharest; Oradea – smart city from a transport point of view)
Moderator: Gabriel Popa, Vice Dean of the Faculty of Transport – UPB

Vorbitori:

  • Nick Brooks, Secretary General – ALLRAIL
  • Dragoș Floroiu, Research & Development, C.T.F. Director – AFER
  • Gabriel Sburlan, Technical Director – METROREX
  • Gabriel Stanciu, Vicepresident/ Rolling Stock and Customer Services Director – AIF/ Siemens Mobility Romania
  • Iosif Szentes, Directorate of Railway Transport Director – TPBI
  • Reprezentant of STB SA

14.30 – 15.30 Lunch

• OCTAVIAN UDRIȘTE, Președinte de Onoare - Club Feroviar
• MIHNEA COSTOIU
, Rectorul Universității POLITEHNICA București
• SORIN GRINDEANU, Viceprim-Ministru, Ministrul Transporturilor și Infrastructurii
• PHILIPPE CITROËN, Director General - UNIFE
• ALBERTO MAZZOLA, Executive Director – CER
• RUDOLF OPATŘIL, Deputy Head of Mission - Czech Embassy
• BOGDAN CHIRIȚOIU, Președinte - Consiliul Concurenței
• MARIANA MICLĂUȘ, Director General - METROREX
• ION SIMU-ALEXANDRU, Director General – CFR SA
• MARIAN MIHAIL CĂLIN, Director General Adjunct - AFER
• ADRIAN CRIȚ, Director General – STB SA
• GABRIEL STANCIU, Președinte/ Director General - AIF/ Alstom Romania, Bulgaria & Republica Moldova
• ILONA COSTEA, Decan al Facultății de Transporturi - UPB, Decan al Facultății de Transporturi - UPB

(contribuția transportului feroviar la provocările impuse de contextual climatic actual, perspective privind sprijinul guvernelor în acest sens, noile strategii din partea Comisiei Europene și punerea lor în practică)

 

Moderator: Carmen Filipescu, International Affairs Director - Regio Călători

Vorbitori:

  • Philippe Citroen, Director General - UNIFE
  • Alberto Mazzola, Executive Director – CER
  • Carlo Borghini, Executive Director - Shift2Rail Joint Undertaking
  • Mihai Frumosu, Senior Transport Expert - European Investment Bank
  • Ralf-Charley Schultze, Președinte – UIRR
  • Gilles Peterhans, Secretar General – UIP
  • Amedeo Neculcea, Director General Adjunct - GFR

(noi proiecte, noi măsuri legale și de business, recuperarea imaginii afectate de pandemie, feroviar vs. aerian pe fondul creșterii exagerate, în și după pandemie, a prețurilor biletelor în transportul aerian – avantaj transportul feroviar)

 

Moderator: Gabriel Stanciu, Președinte/ Director General - AIF/ Alstom Romania, Bulgaria & Republica Moldova

Vorbitori:

  • Andrea Giuricin, Prof.PhD.Eng. in Transport Management - University Milano Bicocca
  • Petrișor Peiu, Coordonator Realitatea Financiară/ Director Departament pentru Studii Economice,
    Fundația Universitară a Mării Negre
  • Adrian Stoica, Managing Director&CFO – SIEMENS Mobility Romania
  • Laurențiu Albu, Senior Vice President Engineering - voestalpine Railway Systems Romania
  • Misbah Uddin, Managing Director - Ankura

  • Mihnea Costoiu, Rectorul Universității POLITEHNICA București
  • Sorin Grindeanu, Viceprim-ministru, Ministrul Transporturilor și Infrastructurii
  • Sorin Cîmpeanu, Ministrul Educației
  • Mariana Miclăuș, Director General – METROREX
  • Ion Simu-Alexandru, Director General – CFR SA
  • Marian Mihail Călin, Director General Adjunct – AFER
  • Adrian Criț, Director General – STB SA
  • Conf.dr.ing. Ilona Costea, Decan al Facultății de Transporturi – UPB
(contribuția transportului feroviar la provocările impuse de contextual climatic actual, perspective privind sprijinul guvernelor în acest sens, noile strategii din partea Comisiei Europene și punerea lor în practică) Moderator: Carmen Filipescu, Ex-Chairwoman of the CIV Committee – CIT Vorbitori:
  • Philippe Citroen, Director General – UNIFE
  • Ralf-Charley Schultze, Președinte – UIRR
  • Gilles Peterhans, Secretar General – UIP
  • Amedeo Neculcea, Director General Adjunct – GFR
(noi proiecte, noi măsuri legale și de business, recuperarea imaginii afectate de pandemie, feroviar vs. aerian pe fondul creșterii exagerate, în și după pandemie, a prețurilor biletelor în transportul aerian – avantaj transportul feroviar) Moderator: Gabriel Stanciu, Președinte/ Director General – AIF/ Alstom Romania, Bulgaria & Republica Moldova Vorbitori:
  • Andrea Giuricin, Prof.PhD.Eng. in Transport Management – University Milano Bicocca
  • Nicolae Dragu, Business Development Manager – ALSTOM Romania
  • Adrian Stoica/ Gabriel Stanciu, Managing Director&CFO/ Rolling Stock and Customer Services Director – SIEMENS Mobility
  • Marius Adăscăliței, Director General – voestalpine Railway Systems Romania