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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

  • Metrolinx
    Helena Ashberry, Director, Signals and Communications, Network Infrastructure, METROLINX
  • 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
    Thomas Dunscombe, Group Manager - Core Capacity Project Delivery, Planning Development & Construction, San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit, BART
  • NYCT
    Barry Greenblatt, Vice President & Chief Officer Service Delivery, Department of Subways, MTA New York City Transit
  • MUNI
    John J. Haley, Jr., Director Transit Operations, San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency
  • 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
Luncheon Speaker: Ron Lindsey, Strategic Rail LLC

     
1:15   CBTC Project Updates—International
Moderator: Adelino Jeronimo, Senior Technical Director, PARSONS
  • Banedanmark
  • European ERTMS
    Vincent Hache, Engineering Manager, Parsons
  • Doha Metro 
    Gajendra Singh Gandash, Senior Rail Systems, Manager, SYSTRA
  • Paris Metro 
    Claude Andlauer, Head of Railway Transportation Systems, RATP
     
2:30   Rising Technologies (Big Data, Autonomous Vehicles, Smart Cities)
Moderator: Dan Lukasik, Vice President, ITS Sector, PARSONS
Derel Wust, Managing Director, 4Tel Pty Ltd.
Additional panel members to be announced

     
3:45   Energy Break Sponsored by Rail Safety Consulting, a division of TUV Rheinland Mobility
     
4:00  

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

     
4:45   Mike Palmer, Chief Operating Officer, Toronto Transit Commission
     
5:15   Cocktail Reception Sponsored by PARSONS
     
     
Friday, October 20
     
8:00   Continental Breakfast (sponsorship available)
     
9:00   Supplier Roundtable
Moderated by Nick LaRocco, Vice President, Rail & Transit Systems Division, PARSONS
Panel members to be announced
     
10:15   Coffee Break Sponsored by CBTC Solutions and Green Aspects Inc.
     
10:30  

PTC Project Updates
Moderator: William C. Vantuono, Editor-in-Chief, Railway Age

  • 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
     
12:00   Adjourn
     
    Program subject to change/augmentation

 


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October 19 & 20, 2017 at the Courtyard Philadelphia Downtown

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