IRFC 2017 International Rail Forum & Conference
Date: 22 – 24 March 2017
Location: Clarion Hotel Prague, Czech Republic
International Rail Forum & Conference (IRFC) is a notable event in the international railway sector’s calendar, gathering of top managers, railway and logistics experts, customers, prominent politicians and institutions from across Europe. 6th IRFC will be held in Prague from 22 to 24 March 2017 at the Clarion Hotel Prague with the motto: “Let’s make European Railway EASY!” The conference languages with simultaneous translation will be English, Czech and Russian.
The first block of lectures will be dedicated to the effect and impact of legislation on the everyday practice. Debated topics will cover liberalisation, standardisation, competitiveness and sustainability of rail. One of the main topics will be digitisation. IRFC will acquaint with the current opportunities, challenges, real examples of implementation, and enable representatives of major organisations and industry players to present their strategy for digitisation.
Another current topic is interoperability and implementation of TAF/TAP TSI. Traditional block of lectures will focus on innovations in technology of transporting packages, special consignments and dangerous goods by rail, Single Wagon Load, safety, monitoring, Asia-Europe shipments and their needs, further trends and future.
Information relating to the ongoing and completed research and innovation programs’ projects will without doubt be interesting, outlining the practice of using variety of options of financing their activities and intentions.
The conference program will be complemented by the discussion forum with contributions from the prominent personalities of European transport policy and railway institutions, which will be held on Tuesday, 21 March 2017. Integral parts of the conference are the established accompanying exhibition and events, the First day’s gala evening and the Czech Evening at the end of the second day. Specialised excursion during the third day concludes the three-day program.
Full information with the option to register is given on www.RailConference.com