Next-Generation Train Control Conference 2019

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October 17, 2019 - October 18, 2019 | Le Méridien Philadelphia | Philadelphia, PA
TOMORROW'S TECHNOLOGY FOR TODAY'S RAILWAYS

Event Info

Keynote Address

Jeffrey Knueppel

General Manager at Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority, SEPTA
Challenges of Implementing PTC on the Northeast Corridor

Debbie Chin

Executive Dir. – Positive Train Control, MTA Long Island Railroad
The Use of Ultra-Wide Band in CBTC

Pete Tomlin

Vice President Signal Modernization, NYCT
The Vision for the Future of the Digital Railway at CP

Dave Thurston

Chief Engineer – Train Control, CP Rail
FRA Update on PTC

Carolyn Hayward-Williams

Staff Director - Signal & Train Control, FRA Office of Railroad Safety
FRA Update on PTC

Stephanie Anderson

Attorney, Safety Law Division, FRA Office of the Chief Counsel
4LM Status

Shanty Morar

Technical Director, UK Projects, Thales
Ultra-Wide Band Technology in Urban Rail Systems

Robert Hanczor

CEO, Piper Networks
Supplier Roundtable: Introducing New Technologies

Gregoire Sulmont

New York Operations Director, Thales
Supplier Roundtable: Introducing New Technologies

Alexander Clark

Sales Director-North America, Fluidmesh Networks
Drone Technology

Howard Shotz

Technical Director, Asset Management, Parsons
4Tel Safety Certification of Artificial Intelligence System at New South Wales

Derel Wust

Owner & Founder, 4TEL Pty. Ltd.

The Next-Generation Train Control Conference will feature in-depth technical sessions and comprehensive project updates on CBTC for rail transit and PTC for main line railways presented by leading experts from around the world.

Now in its third decade, this conference is the rail industry’s single-most important gathering of communications and signaling professionals from around the globe. It is the place where suppliers and consultants interface directly with customers.

ALSO: Participation certificates will be issued to professional engineers seeking PDHs.

HOTEL & VENUE
Attendees of NGTC 2019 can register at Le Méridien Philadelphia at the group rate of $279/night (single/double). Our room block ends on October 1st at 5pm ET. To book, contact 888.627.7031 and mention “Railway Age Next-Gen” or reserve online. Rates are available 3 days pre- and post-event, depending upon availability.

Le Méridien Philadelphia
1421 Arch Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102
Reservations: (215) 422-8200

SPONSORSHIPS | EXHIBITS
Sponsorships and exhibits are available for this event. Contact Jonathan Chalon at 212.620.7224, [email protected].

CONTACT US
Tel: 212.620.7208 / 212.620.7205 | E: [email protected]

Supporting Organizations

Platinum
Gold
Gold

Platinum Sponsor:  Thales

Gold Sponsors:  Piper Networks  |  ARUP

Registration & Continental Breakfast | Expo Open

Keynote Address
Jeff Knueppel, General Manager, SEPTA

Status of CBTC Projects

  • The Use of Ultra-Wideband in CBTC
    Pete Tomlin, Vice President Signal Modernization, MTA New York City Transit
  • 4LM status
    Shanty Morar, Technical Director, UK Projects, Thales

Coffee Break Sponsored by Wabtec Electronics Group | Expo Open

Emerging Technologies (Part One)
Moderator: Himanshu Patel, Senior Vice President, Parsons

  • Ultra-Wideband Technology in Urban Rail Systems: a Review of Test Deployments by the New York MTA
    Robert Hanczor, Chief Executive Officer, Piper Networks
  • Drone Technology
    Howard Shotz, Technical Director, Asset Management, Parsons
  • 4Tel Safety Certification of Artificial Intelligence System at New South Wales
    Derel Wust, Owner & Founder, 4TEL Pty. Ltd.

Luncheon Sponsored by WSP

  • Luncheon Speaker
    Trevina Broussard, Executive Rail & Transportation Recruiter, Edna Rice & Associates

Emerging Technologies (Part Two)
Moderator: Wilson Milian, CBTC Design Manager, MTA New York City Transit

  • The Use of Signaling Systems to Provide Customer Information
    Ken Garmson, Rail Systems, IT & Communications, ARUP
  • Cyber Security
    Jack D. Oden, Principal Project Manager and ICS Cybersecurity SME, Parsons
  • Ultra-Wideband Technology and its Applications in Rail and Transit
    James Kinsey, Chief Robotics Officer, Humatics

Energy Break Sponsored by Rail Safety Consulting, a division of TUV Rheinland Mobility | Expo Open

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

  • FRA Update on PTC
    Carolyn Hayward Williams, Staff Director – Signal & Train Control, FRA Office of Railroad Safety
    Stephanie Anderson, Attorney, Safety Law Division, FRA Office of the Chief Counsel
  • Challenges of Implementing PTC on the Northeast Corridor
    Debbie Chin, Executive Director – Positive Train Control, MTA Long Island Railroad

Cocktail Reception Sponsored by Parsons | Expo Open

Day One Ends

Continental Breakfast Sponsored by Siemens | Expo Open

Innovation in CBTC
Pete Tomlin, Vice President Signal Modernization, MTA New York City Transit

Supplier Roundtable
Moderator: Mike Palmer, Director – Rail Operations & CBTC, Parsons
Discussing the challenges of introducing new technologies into an operating railway.

  • Robert Hanczor, Chief Executive Officer, Piper Networks
  • Gregoire Sulmont, New York Operations Director, Thales
  • John Paljug, Chief Executive Officer, Siemens
  • Alexander Clark, Sales Director – North America, Fluidmesh Networks
  • Wilson Milian, CBTC Design Manager, MTA New York City Transit

Coffee Break Sponsored by Vital Assurance | Expo Open

Innovations
Moderator: Nichalos Gardner, Director, Engineering & Architecture, WMATA

  • Trust the Technology
    Richard B. Johnson, Senior Engineering Manager Transit & Rail Systems Integration Manager, WSP USA
  • The Vision for the Future of the Digital Railway at CP
    Dave Thurston, Chief Engineer – Train Control, CP Rail
  • Artificial Intelligence in Rail Transit
    Yousef Kimiagar, Vice President, Hatch
  • Beyond CBTC: Autonomous Trains Coming, and Sooner than Later
    Walter Kinio, Vice President Research and Innovation, Thales

Adjourn

Sponsorships

The International Conference on Next-Gen Train Control will feature in-depth technical sessions and comprehensive project updates on CBTC for rail transit and PTC for main line railways presented by leading experts from around the world. Now in its third decade, this conference is the rail industry’s single-most important gathering of communications and signaling professionals from around the globe. It is the place where suppliers and consultants interface directly with customers

Next-Gen Train Control is a two-day conference for the entire rail industry. The audience includes signal engineers, consultants and suppliers from the transit and freight sectors.

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