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.