The IRSE is delighted to announce that the third CBTC conference will be held in November 2018 in Toronto, Canada.
The conference is about "Communication Based Train Control and Beyond" and is on Thiursday 29th and Friday 30th November 2018. It is again sold out.
The agenda is:
Thursday 29th November
07:00 Registration and continental breakfast
08:45 Opening by Yousef Kimiagar, IRSE Chair Organizing Committee, Vice President Transit Rail Systems Gannett Fleming
09:00 Welcome from Dr Markus Montigel, IRSE President,
09:15 Keynote address from Rick Leary, CEO TTC.
09:30 Is there a place for Fixed Block Train Control in 21st century rail transit? by Jonathan Hulse, Senior Technical Director and Rail Systems Practice Lead - Parsons Corporation
10:00 Inspiring confidence - CBTC end user experience by Michael Hazlett, Manager Transit Control Subway Transportation TTC and Andrew Dixon, Manager Rail Transportation Training TTC
10:30 Coffee break
11:00 CBTC for light rail - Eglinton project update by Joe Greco, Senior Technical Sales Engineer, Rail Control Solutions Bombardier and Ash Majumdar, Eglinton Project Manager, Bombardier
11:30 CBTC case study - MTA Maryland's experience with a brown field installation by Vernon Hartsock, Chief Engineer, Maryland Transit Administration (MTA)
12:45 Sponsors' recognition
13:00 NYCT Flushing project by Gregoire Sulmont, New York Operation Director, Thales
13:30 The ATC challenge for multiple CBTC upgrages by Laurent Fontaine, Senior Consultant, Systra USA
14:00 New York City Transit Signalling - testing new technology for CBTC acceleration by Stuart Landau, Train Control and Signalling Consultant, Parsons Corporation and Nagaratnam Rabindran, Engineering Manager, Parsons Corporation
14:30 Coffee break
15:00 Beyond good design: maintenance and operational recovery strategies to minimize service disruptions by Nicholas Columbare, Solution Director, Alstom
15:30 Digitalization of CBTC deployment by Dr Andreas Steingroever, Senior Principal Key Expert Rail Automation Solutions, Siemens
16:00 Is stacking trains with CBTC worth the risk? by Justin Edenbaum, Founder of Never Gray and Matthew Butcher, Operations and Modelling Specialist, Rail Systems Engineering WSP
16:30 Lessons in implementing CBTC in brownfield environment on London Four Line Modernization (4LM) project by Shantilal Morar, Technical Director 4LM Project Thales
17:00 Adjourn for the day
Friday 30th November
Note: PPE is not required. Photography is not allowed.
08:00 Boarding on the TTC Bus at Fairmont Royal York West Entrance (York)
09:00 Arrive at TTC Hilcrest Operation and Maintenance facility. Registration with security.
09:00 Security Moment - Orientation - Technical Tour Instruction. Badges split the attendees to group A and group B.
09:15 Group A visit to Operation Control Centre Building. Group B TTC presentation in conference room.
10:15 Group A TTC presentation in conference room. Group B visit to Operatio Control Centre Building.
11:15 All return to conference room
11:30 TTC Bus return to Fairmont Royal York
12:00 Technical tour adjourns
THIS EVENT IS NOW FULLY BOOKED - Please click here for details of how to register your interest and be put onto the waiting list (recommended browser Internet Explorer).
If you do not have an IRSE login, please register by clicking here - you will receive a confirmation from the IRSE in a few working days. You will then be able to register your interest for the CBTC conference via the above link.
Fairmont Royal York, 100 Front Street W, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5J 1E3.
For directions click here
The IRSE are proud to announce the following sponsors: