08.00 - 08.55

Check-In


09.00 - 09.30

Opening Speeches Day II

Prof. Dr. Johannes Walther, CEO, Institute for Production Management
Dr. Ben Möbius, Managing Director, German Railway Industry Association (VDB)
Herbert Zimmermann, Managing Director, ZVEI - Zentralverband Elektrotechnik und Elektronikindustrie e.V.

(German/English)


09.30 - 10.00

Moving towards the digitale Age: Mobility 4.0 for a strong railway sector

Dr. Rüdiger Grube, Chairman and CEO, Deutsche Bahn AG

Railway Company Perspective

(German/English)


10.00 - 10.30

The Digitalization of the RAILWAY Industry

Dieter John, President, Division Central / Eastern Europe & CIS, Bombardier Transportation

Train Manufacturer Perspective

(German/English)


10.30 - 11.15

Coffee Break and Official Deutsche Bahn AG tour through the exhibition


11.15 - 14.15

Expert Lectures

TRACK 1: Global Learnings

(German/English)

Track 2: Innovation showCases

(no live translation, one language per presentation)

11.15 - 11.35

Strategies – Technologies – Innovation: Views from a system manufacturer

Joern Clasen, CEO, Freudenberg Schwab Vibration Control GmbH & Co. KG

Innovative rail head reprofiling

Joerg Radanitsch, Business Development Manager, LINMAG GmbH (English)

11.35 - 11.55

Globalizing technology standards: DB Energie's converter standards used in Australia

Dr. Axel Brandt, Head of Application Engineering, General Electric

Rail Industry 4.0: Innovative Railway Vehicle Monitoring practically tested

Dr. Bernhard Lichtberger, CEO, System 7 - Railsupport GmbH
Benedikt Reithofer, CEO, System 7 - Railsupport GmbH (German)

11.55 - 12.15

Noise Combating through rail head Conditioning

Gerhard Züger, Head of Production and Rolling Stock, zb Zentralbahn (SBB Group)
Volkmar Walz, Engineer Fleet Technologies, zb Zentralbahn (SBB Group)

Innovation barrier Tradition: How the Rail industrie is restraining itself

Stefan Wehinger, CEO, RailExpertsGroup (German)


12.15 - 13.15

Lunch Break and Networking in the Exhibition


13.15 - 13.35

Internet of Trains - How trains will be data-driven

Gerhard Kreß, Director Mobility Data Services, Siemens AG

Passenger of the Future – Challenges for OEMs and Operators in THE connected train

Dr. Alexander Bödcher, Industry Director Aeronautics, Space, Defense & Railway, Altran GmbH & Co. KG (German)

13.35 - 13.55

Supply Chain AGILITY – A Journey TOWARDS INDUSTRY 4.0?

Stefan Treiber, Managing Director, candidus GmbH
Roland Becker, Head of Logistics & Supply Chain Management, Knorr Bremse

Next-Generation Train: Innovations for Rail Vehicles

Dr. Joachim Winter, Project Lead Next-Generation Train, German Aerospace Center (German)

13.55 - 14.15

“Make in India”: Cyient-Rangsons Electronics Manufacturing Service and Opportunities for the Rail Industry

Sanjay Sharma, VP & Head of Product Realization, Cyient
P. S. Gangadhar, First Secretary (Economic & Commercial), Embassy of India, Berlin

MTCS – Faster Rail Services with SIL 4 Open Train Control System

Mathias Beer, Director Global Technical Solutions, MEN Mikro Elektronik GmbH (English)


14.15 - 14.45

Coffee Break and Networking in the Exhibition


14.45 - 15.15

Early Mover Experience

Shadi Malak, Acting CEO, Etihad Rail DB

International Perspective

(German/English)


15.15 - 15.45

Process reliability for the railway infrastructure

Johannes Max-Theurer, CEO, Plasser & Theurer

Infrastructure Perspective

(German/English)


15.45 - 16.15

Increasing competitiveness by applying digital technologies - using the example of rail cargo transportation

Dr. Martin Lange, Member of the Board of Directors, Knorr-Bremse Systeme für Schienenfahrzeuge GmbH

System Supplier Perspective

(German/English)


16.15 - 16.30

Short Bio Break


16.30 - 17.00

Automotive meets Rail – Automotive Technology to meet future Demands of the Railway Market

Bernhard Bihr, President, Bosch Engineering GmbH

Automotive Perspective

(German/English)


17.00 - 17.30

Future Challenges in Quality Assurance for Rail Vehicles, following Aviation Industry learnings

Gorden Falk, Security and Quality Management, Deutsche Bahn AG

Aviation Perspective

(German/English)


17.30

Closing Address

Prof. Dr. Johannes Walther, CEO, Institut für Produktionsmanagement

 

(German/English)

 

 

All content subject to change. Official conference languages: German & English.