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Unlocking Innovation Seminar - Data in rail

Unlocking Innovation Seminar - Data in rail
Unlocking Innovation
08 January 2018
UKRRIN Centre for Excellence in Digital Systems at University of Birmingham  
Unlocking Innovation events provide a place where innovators can mix and exchange ideas. Speakers include the Infrastructure Managers and Tier 1s setting out the challenges they face and SMEs get to present and pitch on the same stage. At UIS, budgets don’t matter, it’s the quality of ideas that count.

Unlocking Innovation – Data in rail

Using its unique position in the Rail Supply Chain, RIA has refined the four technology areas where the industry could benefit from the introduction of new products and services, and where the supply chain has a real capability; Materials, Automation, Data and Energy. Some of these areas address immediately realisable change and others offer medium to long term potential for innovation.

What Digitalisation creates though is Data – new types of Data, more accurate Data and as a result a host of new opportunities to use this Data for new things. The supply chain is bursting with ideas on how this Data can be put to good use.
Unlocking Innovation – Data in railrecognises this opportunity and simply seeks to get the right people in the room to allow everyone to see what Data is becoming available, who could use it, and for what useful purpose. The event will look across the whole industry and consider the whole lifecycle of projects and assets. This is a very wide scope and as such the event is intended to make delegates aware of what is already happening and what is becoming possible.

There will be opportunities to see the work that the UKRRIN CES is doing in signalling modelling and simulation.

There will be some ‘table top’ exhibition space available on an invitation basis, with strong innovation in a relevant technical area being more likely to get a place. Please contact us with your technical offer. We will also have an opportunity for SMEs to make elevator pitches and again, let us know what you would like to pitch to this audience.

Our keynote speaker is Steve Quantick, Strategic Business Development Director at Transport Systems Catapult. He will be joined by Igor Romanov from the Data Science team at Siemens Mobility talking about their Railigent data platform and other speakers will come from Network Rail and Rail Delivery Group, as well as suppliers and SMEs. Delegates will get a chance to see the modelling and simulation facilities at the UKRRIN Centre of Excellence in Digital Systems, as well as to take part in a consultation on how we can better use data in the Rail Industry.

More information on the programme and speakers will be posted in due course.
Please note: Parking onsite is limited but University Station is just a short walk away.

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08/01/2019 10:00 - 17:00
UKRRIN Centre of Excellence in Digital Systems Gisbert Kapp Building Birmingham University Birmingham B15 2TT UNITED KINGDOM

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