Michelle Zolkos

Michelle Zolkos

Friday, 17 November 2017 12:51

Rail Insights 2018, presented by Railway Age

Rail Insights 2017

 

  June 6 & 7, 2018 | Union League Club of Chicago | Chicago, IL  

Friday, 21 July 2017 17:00

Next-Gen Train Control 2017 - Agenda

NGTC 2017

 

October 19 & 20, 2017  |  Courtyard Philadelphia Downtown  |  Philadelphia, PA

 

 

Gold Sponsor: 4Tel Pty Ltd
Thursday, October 19
     
7:30  
Registration
Continental Breakfast Sponsored by CRSC
     
8:30   Keynote Address
Veronique “Ronnie” Hakim, Managing Director, New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority
     
9:00  

CBTC Project Updates—North America
Moderator: Fardad Sarraf-Zadeh, Senior Project Manager, PARSONS

  • NYCT
    Wilson Milian, Design Manager, MTA New York City Transit
    TTC
    Mike Palmer, Chief Operating Officer, Toronto Transit Commission
  • BART
    Thomas Dunscombe, Group Manager - Core Capacity Project Delivery, Planning Development & Construction, San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit, BART
     
10:30  

Coffee Break Sponsored by Siemens

     
10:45   Culture Shift—Impact of New Technology Systems on Operations & Maintenance
Moderator: Dave Schlesinger, Senior Technical Consultant, PARSONS
  • BART
    Frederick A. Edwards II, 
    Assistant Chief Transportation Officer | Operations Control Center Transportation & System Service Department, SF Bay Area Rapid Transit District
  • NYCT
    Barry Greenblatt, Vice President & Chief Officer Service Delivery, Department of Subways, MTA New York City Transit
  • London Underground
    Hugh Bridge, ‎SUP ATC Engineering Manager, Transport for London
  • RATP
    Claude Andlauer, Head of Railway Transportation Systems, RATP
     
12:00  

Luncheon Sponsored by Thales

     
1:00   Railroads Moving Forward
Ron Lindsey, Strategic Rail LLC
     
1:30   CBTC Project Updates—International
Moderator: Adelino Jeronimo, Senior Technical Director, PARSONS
  • Banedanmark
    David Chabanon, Project Manager, Principal,Parsons
  • European ERTMS
    Vincent Hache, Engineering Manager, Parsons
  • Paris Metro
    Claude Andlauer, Head of Railway Transportation Systems, RATP
  • Doha Metro 
    Gajendra Singh Gandash, Senior Rail Systems, Manager, SYSTRA
  • London Underground
    Hugh Bridge, ‎SUP ATC Engineering Manager, Transport for London
     
4:00   Energy Break Sponsored by Rail Safety Consulting, a division of TUV Rheinland Mobility
     
4:15  

PTC Testing Roundtable
Moderator: Himanshu H. Patel, Senior Technical Director—Rail Systems, PARSONS
David Schanoes, Principal, Ten90 Solutions LLC
David Garcia, Back Office Manager, Parsons
Carolyn Hayward-Williams, Staff Director – Signal and Train Control Office of Technical Oversight, FRA Railroad Safety
Robert Steen, Director - Projects, Princeton Consulting
Rick Carlson Jr., Director, Business Development and Corporate Strategy, Metrom Rail

     
5:00  

Fitting Workcars with CBTC Equipment: Luxury or Necessity?
Mike Palmer, Chief Operating Officer, Toronto Transit Commission

     
5:30   Cocktail Reception Sponsored by PARSONS
     
     
Friday, October 20
     
7:30   Continental Breakfast (sponsorship available)
     
8:30  

Supplier Roundtable
Moderated by Nick LaRocco, Vice President, Rail & Transit Systems Division, PARSONS
Ashley Langford, Senior Director, Ansaldo STS
Nitant Sethi, Head of Sales & Bids, Rail Control Solutions, Bombardier Transportation
Michael Lee, President, CRSC
Duncan Lewis, VP, Operations, Thales Transport & Security
Bill Conis, Director, Business Development, Siemens Industry, Inc.

     
10:00   Coffee Break Sponsored by CBTC Solutions and Green Aspects Inc.
     
10:15   Rising Technologies (Big Data, Autonomous Vehicles, Smart Cities)
Moderator: Dan Lukasik, Vice President, ITS Sector, PARSONS
Derel Wust, Managing Director, 4Tel Pty Ltd.
Ibro Muftic, Systems West Manager, Parsons
Roger J. Cohen, Policy Director, Pennsylvania Department of Transportation
     
11:30  

PTC Project Updates
Moderator: John Hofbauer, P.E., Principal Systems Engineer, Parsons

  • NICTD
    Patrick Guest, PMP, Systems Integration Project Manager, ‎Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District
    Kim Anderson, Project Manager, Parsons
  • LIRR
    Tom Colacioppo ESEP, CCM, Director—System Development and Testing, Positive Train Control, Long Island Rail Road
     
12:30   Adjourn
     
    Program subject to change/augmentation

 


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