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Annual Programme

  The Presidential Programme 2018-19


A new IRSE President is elected annually in April, and he or she produces a programme of keynote technical papers, together with other events, for the Presidential year.

Dr Markus Montigel is our President for 2018-19, and the six Presidential Programme technical meetings taking place between June 2018 and March 2019 are as follows (click on the titles to see more details):

Command and Control 4.0 - 13 June 2018, London.

Big Data for Railway applications - 14 Sept 2018, Paris.

How to innovate the railway? Location and Control of Railway Things - 26 Oct 2018, Zurich.

Crossrail and Thameslink: Technical and Operational challenges - 4 Dec 2018, London.

Cybersecurity and Railway Signalling - 7 Feb 2019, Darmstadt.

Human factors in cockpits: lessons learnt in the light of ATO - 15 Mar 2019, Brisbane

We are planning to offer live-streaming of these meetings for the benefit of members around the world.

The programme for 2018-219 also includes our Annual Convention in May/June 2018 in Switzerland, with the special theme of "Safety in Long Railway Tunnels". Other seminars and technical meetings are organised by the IRSE's Local Sections around the world.



 Dr Markus Montigel

Markus Montigel