Digital Railway – Delivering Differently
2 - 3 July
University of Birmingham
Following the joint announcement by the Secretary of State
and Mark Carne on the 10th of May, RIA is working with Network Rail
and the UK Rail Research & Innovation Network (UKRRIN) to deliver an event
which will allow the supply chain to engage with the Digital Railway Programme to understand the key challenges and opportunities. The UKRRIN Centre of Excellence in Digital Systems at the University of Birmingham will explain its role in supporting innovation in DR by the
industry and RIA will arrange networking activities, making the event the best way
to launch the Digital era.
The event will be over the late afternoon/evening of the 2nd July, followed by a full day on the 3rd July. Attendees are encouraged to take part in the whole event and
as a result, it will not be possible to book a place for a single day.
Network Rail will be represented at the event by a broad
range of staff as well as
stakeholders from across the wider industry including train operators and
Confirmed speakers at the event include:
Michael Flynn, Programme Director, Digital Railway
Martin Frobisher, Route Managing Director
Prof. Clive Roberts, Director, Birmingham Centre for Railway Research and Education
Philip Bennett, Commercial Director, Digital Railway
Neil Robertson, Chief Executive, NSAR
Stuart Calvert, Director Programme Technical Services and Supply Chain
There will also be a limited number of opportunities to
exhibit as part of the event. Interested parties should contact Dr Jenny
Illingsworth at BCRRE: J.S.Illingsworth@bham.ac.uk
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