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#CCRCC2019 - ERTMS conference - Presentations

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Day I: 15 October – Workshops

13:00 – 14:00 Registration
14:00 – 14:15 Welcome speech by EU Commissioner for Transport, Mrs. Violeta Bulc
14:15 – 16:15

Workshops – session A

1A: ERTMS deployment and related challenges
Rapporteur: Michel van Liefferinge - UNIFE (UNISIG)

2A: Vehicle Upgrade and vehicle authorisation topics
Rapporteur: Libor Lochman - CER

3A: ERTMS regulatory and funding framework
Rapporteur: Ian Conlon - DG MOVE

4A: Railway Radio Communication System
Rapporteur: Jean-Michel Evanghelou - UIC

5A: Future transport system – Rail and CCS evolution
Rapporteur: Michel Ruesen - EUG

6A: Human and Organisational Factors
Rapporteur: Jayne Yeo - ERA

16:15 – 16:45

Coffee

16:45 – 18:45

Workshops – session B

1B: ERTMS deployment and related challenges
Rapporteur: Michel van Liefferinge - UNIFE (UNISIG)

2B: Vehicle Upgrade and vehicle authorisation topics
Rapporteur: Libor Lochman - CER

3B: ERTMS regulatory and funding framework
Rapporteur: Ian Conlon - DG MOVE

4B: Railway Radio Communication System
Rapporteur: Jean-Michel Evanghelou - UIC

5B: Future transport system – Rail and CCS evolution
Rapporteur: Michel Ruesen - EUG

6B: ERTMS and CCS performance optimisation
Rapporteur: Reiner Behnsch - DB AG

 

Day II: 16 october – Expert day

08:00 – 09:00 Registration and coffee
09:00 – 09:15 Opening speech
Josef Doppelbauer, ERA
09:15 – 11:00

Session I: ERTMS Deployment

Moderator: Michel van Liefferinge - UNIFE (UNISIG)

ERTMS deployment status
Ian Conlon - DG MOVE
Silvia Dominguez - ERTMS DM

  • Corridor and NIP
  • 2016 MoU – action plan – progress report – next steps

Marcin Wojcik – DG MOVE

  • State of ERTMS deployment

Denmark: The Danish experience
Joanna Wisniewska - Rambøll
Peter Høier Boll - Rambøll
Johannes Flyvbjerg Jakobsen - Nordjyske Jernbaner

  • Baseline 3 deployment
  • Baseline 3 approval and 12-month operation experience

Belgium: Case study
Yves Werner - Infrabel Pieter Van Eyndhoven - Infrabel

Italy: Status of ERTMS deployment
Fabio Senesi - RFI

  • A New National Program for the acceleration of ERTMS implementation in Italy
  • The key role for the decommissioning of Class B (technological Innovation harmonized with ERTMS migration)
  • Main results of an independent Cost Benefit Analysis for the quick adoption of ERTMS in all network (TEN and Off TEN Lines)

Alessandro Valentini - Trenitalia

  • ERTMS BL3 Migration plan

Spain: ERTMS Deployment in Spain – current situation and future challenges
Jaime Pereira - ADIF

Feedback from 6B workshop
Rapporteur: Reiner Behnsch - DB AG

Feedback from 1A/1B workshops
Rapporteur: Michel van Liefferinge - UNIFE (UNISIG)

Questions to the speakers

11:00 – 11:30 Coffee
11:30 – 13:00

Session II: The ERTMS BL3 upgrade of 355 multi country freight locomotives

Moderator: Libor Lochman - CER

European & National Deployment Plans as a cause for an enforced On-board (OBU) upgrade
Harald Heusner - RFC Rhine-Alpine
Hanspeter Haenni - NSA CH

Developing a financing and funding proposal
Peter Brugts - Dutch Ministry of Transport

Organising and contracting the owners of the rolling stock and the OEM industry including re-authorization issues 
George Nagel - Prorail Jerry Borger - Prorail

Owner perspective
Peter Wilms - NL program ERTMS
Rainer Beller - Mitsui Rail Capital Europe

Feedback from 2A/2B workshops
Rapporteur: Libor Lochman - CER

Panel discussion: ministry/owner representatives (RU & lease) /OEM/INEA/NSA

13:00 – 14:15 Lunch
14:15 – 16:15

Session III: ERTMS regulatory and funding framework

Moderator: Pio Guido - ERA

EU and MS funding perspectives & feedback from 3A/3B workshops
Ian Conlon - DG MOVE
Doris Gradenegger - DG COMP

Agency and 4th Railway Package 

Revised CCS TSI
Juan Hernandez - ERA

  • Changes to on-board subsystems - facilitating bug fixes
  • ESC/RSC - implementation
  • TSI CCS 2022

ERTMS Accredited labs: a powerful tool for performing independent ETCS components and system compatibility (ESC) tests
Jorge Iglesias Díaz - ERTMS Accredited labs

CCS testing activities and Agency monitoring role
Christian Klecha - ERA

ERTMS linked national rules
Hans Bierlein - ERA

Cybersecurity
Thomas Chatelet - ERA

Q&A
Moderator: Pio Guido - ERA

16:15 – 16:45 Coffee
16:45 – 18:20

Session IV: Radio Communication System for Railways

Moderator: Jean-Michel Evanghelou - UIC

Introductory video on FRMCS (from UIC)

 

Commission view on future radio system
Carlo de Grandis - DG MOVE

1st block: FRMCS Plans, Architecture, Technology and Challenges

Q&A

2nd block: GSM-R to FRMCS migration

Q&A

Feedback from 4A/4B workshops & Conclusions
Rapporteur: Jean-Michel Evanghelou - UIC

18:20 – 18:50 Concluding remarks
Elisabeth Werner - DG MOVE
19:00 – 22:00 Cocktail dinner

 

Day III: 17 october – Political day

08:30 – 09:00 Registration and coffee
09:00 – 09:20

Opening speeches
Matthias Ruete - DG MOVE

09:20 – 11:20

Session V: Future transport system – Rail and CCS evolution

Moderator: Michel Ruesen - EUG

Big data

Feedback from 6A workshop
Rapporteur: Jayne Yeo - ERA

Future rail system (panels)
European view

Feedback from 5A/5B workshops
Rapporteur: Michel Ruesen - EUG

Q&A

Sector view

Main Outcomes of discussions – Q&A

11:20 – 11:50

Coffee

11:50 – 13:00

Keynotes on the theme: ERTMS, digitalisation and big-data. The future of safe and secure innovation in railways

Presented by Josef Doppelbauer

Innovative regulation
Josef Doppelbauer, Executive Director - ERA

Sustainable and smart mobility in EU
Henrik Hololei, Director-General for Mobility and Transport - DG MOVE

ERTMS as a cornerstone for innovation in railways
Carlo Borghini, Executive Director - S2R

Threats and opportunities from industry digitalisation
Evanghelos Ouzounis, Head of Unit Critical Infrastructures - ENISA

13:00 – 14:15

Lunch

14:15 – 15:15

Panel on innovating the railway sector

 

Moderator: Philippe Citroën - UNIFE

Participants:

  • ERA, Pio Guido, Head of Railway Systems Department 
  • CER, Libor Lochman, Executive Director 
  • EIM, Monika Heiming, Executive Director 
  • UNISIG, Michel Van Liefferinge, UNISIG General Manager 
  • UNITEL, Michael Mikulandra, chairman of UNITEL  
  • UIC, Jean-Michel Evanghelou, Deputy Director of Rail System and Head of Telecom, Signalling and Digital Applications 
  • EUG, Michel Ruesen, Managing Director 

15:15 – 16:15

Panel with railway CEOs

 

Moderator: Josef Doppelbauer - ERA

Participants:

  • SNCF Réseau, Patrick Jeantet, CEO
  • ADIF, Isabel Pardo De Vera, CEO
  • Bombardier Transportation, Danny Di Perna, President
  • US Federal Railroad Administration, Karl Alexy, Associate Administrator for Railroad Safety and Chief Safety Officer

Q&A

16:15 – 16:30

Closing remarks

16:30

End of Conference

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