Programme

Scandinavian Rail Optimisation will assess the progress of the region’s use of the Internet of Things to date, the level of its capabilities, the practical steps on how to fully harness its growth, and how to mitigate the likely challenges to implementation.

programme

DAY 1 - 22 JUNE 2021

All times are Central European Time (CET)

9:50

Ben Holliday | Managing Director | Rotaia Media &
Daniel MacGregor | Co-Founder | Nexxiot

Organisor and Chairman’s Welcome

10:00

Aron Wahlberg | Head of Revenue Management | SJ

How do you transform a 160 year old railway company to becoming Sweden’s most digital organisation

  • How do you drive a transformation to create long lasting value
  • How to utilise emerging technology to speed up your transformation
  • How to get employees engaged in digital transformation

10:15

Luis Fernandez de Barrena | Business Development Manager | CAF Digital Services

Return On Investment: The key driver for rolling stock condition based maintenance

  • CAF´s achievement journey of indicators on smart operation and maintenance
  • Real Time and Advanced Analytics: Two streams of data for different business cases.
  • LeadMind Inspection Station: Automatic wayside equipment’s to automate data acquisition

10:30

Per Jernström | Data Scientist | VR Group

Advanced optimisation and data driven growth in passenger traffic

  • Optimisation and forecasting use cases
  • Democratisation of data to the business
  • ROI of a data and analytics functionality

10:45

Maurizio Giovannelli | Railway Business Development Manager | SKF

New Business Models and Performance-based Contracts in the Railway Industry

  • With the use of reference cases, we explore how SKF is enabling digital transformations in railways and provide an introduction to how SKF’s full business model is built.
  • We also discuss how performance agreements can support true partnerships with risk and reward sharing as a base for mutual success

11:00

Networking break

11:30

Camilla Ahston | Senior International Strategist | Trafikverket

Business opportunities with The Swedish Transport Administration

  • How to become a supplier to Trafikverket
  • High Speed Rail
  • Conventional Rail

11:45

Juha Lehtola | Project Manager, Digirail | Vayla

Finnish strategy for Railway infrastructure development and digitalisation.

  • National transport system plan – Finnish 12 year program for traffic infrastructure development
  • Digirail – Finnish strategy for railway digitalisation
  • ETCS over IP-based commercial radio network
Vayla

12:00

Krzysztof Wilczek | Head of Track Analytics | Plasser & Theurer

Introducing technologies to improve track maintenance

  • Using Artificial Intelligence can automate repetitive tasks on tamping machines, reduce the risk of damage and increase the quality of work
  • Measuring absolute track geometry at 100 km/h is a "game changer" in managing railways' most valuable assets
  • Measuring ballast condition with a tamping machine provides a new perspective for assessing track residual life time
plasser and theurer

12:15

Flemming Højskov Andersen | Head of Section for Business Development | Banedanmark

Digital initiatives to optimize asset management and maintenance

  • Initiatives for better information coherence
  • Progress of the application of digital and prognostic monitoring technologies
  • Steps towards more data driven asset management

12:30 - 13:00

Conference Chairman closing comments of day 1 and networking break

DAY 2 - 23 JUNE 2021

All times are Central European Time (CET)

10:00

Carit Benike | Head of Information Technology | DB Cargo Scandinavia

Optimisation is the culture of winners

  • Darwinism in the modern transport sector – walk the talk
  • Management vs. production: Targets and tools vs. transformation and teams
  • IT facilitating change: Building acceptance, respect, trust between railway opportunities and traditions

10:15

David Dorval | Founder & CEO | STIMIO

How IoT and Digital Twins reshuffles Railways Maintenance Approach

  • From local measurements to global behavior modeling
  • Lightweight data driven approach for a rapid ROI
  • From early experiments to massive deployments

10:30

Ørjan Homme | Project Manager Business Development | CargoNet

Methods of increasing quality and reliability in intermodal train solutions

  • Proactive maintenance
  • Digitalization of fleet management
  • Information sharing

10:45

Robert Lapins | Head of Product Management | Nexxiot

How digital rail solutions can support robust Scandinavian cargo services with an assessment of use cases focusing on:

  • Weather and topography
  • Industry types and commercial trends
  • Geo-politics and supply chain evolution

11:00

Networking break

11:30

Howard Rosen | Chairman | Rail Working Group

The Luxembourg Rail Protocol: playing an important role in the Scandinavian digital rail revolution

  • Understanding the Protocol
  • Providing new finance for new technology
  • URVIS and why it will be a game changer for the industry

11:45

Geir Arild Engh-Hellesvik | Chief Information Security Officer | Vy Group

Building trust and delivering resilience

  • Trust in digital customer services post GDPR
  • Building resilience in IT / OT systems
  • Future challenges for railway operator companies

12:00

Simon Giovanazzi | CEO | infraView GmbH, Part of DB E.C.O. Group

World of opportunities for the railway sector – Merging BIM and IoT

  • Implementing the seamless digital chain from design via construction to operation
  • The DIANA IoT platform as an integrated host for BIM and IoT
  • Revolutionize rail maintenance: vision “fully automated maintenance”

12:15

Aske Mastrup Wieth-Knudsen | Vice president, Cooperate Responsibility | DSB

DSB´s Sustainable Digital Sales Channels

  • DSB´s journey towards the implementation of the sustainable digital sales channels
  • Sustainability in the Danish journey planner
  • Future ideas for improving sustainability in the sales channels

12:30 - 13:00

Conference Chairman closing comments of day 2 and networking break

DAY 3 - 24 JUNE 2021

All times are Central European Time (CET)

10:00

Kristine Tveit | Project Leader Asset Information | Bane NOR.

Machine Learning and Advanced Analytics for S&C Asset Management in Bane NOR

  • Introduction of Switch Margin and why
  • The multiple use of Slip Clutch Detector
  • Why Slip Clutch Prediction is difficult but worth it
  • The app

10:15

Desai Deep | CCO | Sensonic

Quantitative DAS enables a quantum leap in continuous track monitoring

  • Quantitative DAS is the next evolution of distributed wayside sensing
  • This allows to identify track degradation in a very early stage
  • Real time data analytics enables comprehensive condition-based monitoring of track infrastructure

10:30

Hamid Zarghampour | Chief Strategist. Connected and Automated Transports | Trafikverket

Transportation in the era of digitalisation- Challenges and Opportunity

  • Contextualising the impacts from the global economy on the traditional modes of transports
  • The challenge of sufficient and wisely investments on the further development of the transport systewhich satisfies the needs of the globalised economy
  • The dilemma of a right proportions of investments on the traditional transportation system, and promoting introduction of new mobility solutions

10:45

Matt Miller | Global Transportation Industry Principal | OSIsoft

Best Practices for Deploying Actionable Decision Systems

  • Attributes of self-serve actionable data for stakeholders
  • Supporting advanced analytics and automation
  • Integrating resilience to meet organizational challenges with examples
osisoft

11:00

Networking break

11:30

Carlo Borghini | Executive Director | Shift2Rail

Shift2Rail delivers the capabilities to bring about sustainable, cost-efficient, high-performing, time driven, digital and competitive customer-driven railways for Europe

  • The key challenges for railway sector in Europe
  • The railway innovation capabilities
  • S2R mission and vision

11:45

Philippe Citroën | Director General | Unife

Digitalisation of the Rail supply industry (RSI)

  • Definition of a strategy for the RSI
  • How to build a cooperation between the rail stakeholders?
  • Which benefit for the final transport user?

12:00

Kaspars Briskens | Head of Strategy & Development | Rail Baltica

Using a greenfield megaproject opportunity to promote transport and digital infrastructure synergies.

  • Intelligent infrastructure design enabling life-cycle cost savings and optimum functionalities
  • Local, regional and European benefits of digitalised mobility and connectivity
  • Nordic-Baltic stakeholder cooperation as basis for collaborative innovation & digitalisation

12:15

Kirsten Margrethe Christensen | Contract Director Railway | Femern A/S

The Fehmarn Belt Fixed Link - Construction Phase started

  • The project and the Railway Infrastructure
  • Integration of new technology in a long term project
  • Client organisation perspectives

12:30 - 13:00

Conference Chairman closing comments of day 2 and networking break

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