Webinar Programme: Rail & Metro Infrastructure 2021 | June 28-30

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Webinar Programme: Rail & Metro Infrastructure 2021 | June 28-30

Urban Transport News in collaboration with leading Industry players is pleased to announce an on-demand webinar on “Rail & Metro Infrastructure 2021” from June 28 – 30, 2021. The webinar will witness representation from Indian railways, metro rail operators, research organisations, think tanks, financing institutions, nodal ministries involved in planning, monitoring and providing modern infrastructure for urban railways, high-speed rail, semi-high speed rail, regional rail (RRTS) and other key industry players.

The three-day webinar will also encompass key national and international speakers sharing their knowledge and experiences on various topics related to new development, technological innovation, digitalization, passenger safety, new financing and governance approaches in rail and metro sectors.

Here is the Webinar Agenda, Speaker/Panelist List and Programme Schedule:

Day 1 | 28 June 2021 (Monday)

10.00-10.05 | Welcome Address

  • By Ms. Mahima Suryavanshi, Project Associate, CURE

10.06-10.45 | Panel Discussion | Combating Covid-19 across Metro Railways: Key Challenges

  • Mr. Kumar Keshav, Managing Director, UP Metro Rail Corporation
  • Dr. Brijesh Dixit, Managing Director, Maharashtra Metro Rail Corporation
  • Mr. Sushil Kumar, Director (Operations), UP Metro Rail Corporation
  • Dr. Amita Singh, Lead-Safety, Health & Environment, CDM Smith
  • Ar. Priyanka Kumar, Urban Planner, RCUES, MoHUA
  • Mr. M. C. Chauhan, Ex. Chairman, Kolkata Metro Rail Corporation
  • Ms. Mahima Suryavanshi, Project Associate, CURE (Moderator)

11.00-11.20 | Presentation | The international heritage linkages of Rail Infrastructure

  • By Mrs. Vinita Srivastava, Executive Director, Railway Board, Ministry of Railways

11.21-11.45 | Presentation | The international heritage linkages of Rail Infrastructure

  • By Mr. Suresh Babu Salla, Managing Director, Primerail Infralabs Pvt. Ltd.

14.15-14.45 | Presentation | AI in Telecom Networks for Fibre Optics Transmission Systems for Metros

  • Mr. Abhishek Kumar, Sales Lead (India & SAARC), Allied Telesis
  • Dr. Amudhan Valavan, Independent Director, Metropolitan Transport Corporation (Chennai) Ltd

15.00-15.20 | Presentation | Resilience of Operations Systems across Metro and Railway Networks

  • By Mr. Ashish Upadhyay, Country Director, Cylus

15.21-15.45 | Presentation |  Adoption of Open Loop Payments and NCMC – Payment Terminals

  • By Mr. Mandeep Gupta, Country Sales Head, FEIG Electronic GmbH

16.00-16.45 | Panel Discussion | Make in India & Atmanirbhar Bharat, Indigenisation in Metro & Rail sectors

  • Mr. SVR Srinivas, Metropolitan Commissioner, MMRDA (Key Note Speaker)
  • Mr. H.K. Raghu, Executive Director, RDSO, Ministry of Railways
  • Mr. Sudhanshu Mani, Former GM/ICF, Chennai
  • Mr. Harsh Dhingra, Former Chief Country Representative, Bombardier Transportation
  • Dr. Tansen Chaudhari, COO, Fluid Controls Pvt. Ltd.
  • Mr. Keshav Mishra, Vice President, Rail & Transit (Moderator)

Day 2 | 29 June 2021 (Tuesday)

10.00-10.05 | Welcome Address

  • By Ms. Mahima Suryavanshi, Project Associate, CURE

10.06-10.45 | Presentation | New developments in Railway Signalling System: The future ahead

  • Mr. Rajeev Sharma, Former Addl. Member (Signalling), Railway Board
  • Mr. Manish Agrawal, Head-Rail Infrastructure, Siemens Mobility

11.00-11.45 | Panel Discussion | New Construction Strategy during Covid-19: Challenges & Solutions

  • Dr. Amita Singh, Lead-Safety, Health & Environment, CDM Smith (Key Speaker)
  • Mr. Sourajit Mukherjee, CEO, e2E Rail
  • Mr. Daljeet Singh, Director (Works), Delhi Metro Rail Corporation
  • Ar. Priyanka Kumar, Urban Planner, RCUES, MoHUA
  • Mr. Sourajit Mukherjee, CEO, e2E Rail
  • Ms. Mahima Suryavanshi, Moderator

12.00-12.30 | Presentation | Role of Nano-Technology in Smart Urban Transportation: Future of Mobility

  • Mr. Saurabh Chaudhary, CEO, BizSpan (Key Speaker)
  • Dr. Amudhan Valavan, Independent Director, Metropolitan Transport Corporation (Chennai) Ltd
  • Mr. Keshav Mishra, Vice President (Rail & Transit), GR Infraprojects (Moderator)

15.00-15.45 | Modern Railway Electrification: New development in the power supply system

  • Mr. Devendra Dutta Mishra, Executive Director (Rolling Stock), Maha Metro
  • Mr. Sourajit Mukherjee, CEO, e2E Rail
  • Mr. Rakesh Gaur, President (Railway), Kalpataru Power Transmission Ltd
  • Mr. M. C. Chauhan, Ex. Chairman, Kolkata Metro Rail Corporation
  • Mr. Keshav Mishra, Vice President, Rail & Transit (Moderator)

16.00-16.15 | Presentation | Power & Energy performance for Railway Applications

• By Mr. Vikas Kumar Tyagi, Head-Marketing & Service Support, Socomec

16.16-16.45 | Presentation | Digitalisation in Railways: Role of Multidimensional BIM Technology

  • Ms. Sonali Dhopte, Director & BIM Expert, Excelize Group of Companies
  • Ar. Priyanka Kumar, Urban Planner, RCUES, MoHUA
  • Mr. SMH Adil, Director, GEED Simitalations

Day 3 | 30 June 2021 (Wednesday)

10.00-10.05 | Welcome Address

  • By Ms. Himani Gupta, Manager (Communications), Urban Transport News

10.06-10.45 | Panel Discussion | The world of rolling stock, analysing new trends with global players

  • Mr. Rajesh Agrawal, Former Member (Rolling Stock), Railway Board (Key Note Speaker)
  • Mr. Bedy Kharisma, Global Rolling Stock  Market Expert, PT Inka, Indonesia (Key Speaker)
  • Mr. Rajiv Agrawal, Director (System)-Metro, MMRDA
  • Dr. Tansen Chaudhari, COO, Fluid Controls Pvt. Ltd.
  • Mr. Keshav Mishra, Vice President, Rail & Transit, (Moderator)

11.00-11.30 | Presentation | Railway Freight: The business perspective of dedicated freight corridor projects in India

  • Mr. Nanduri Srinivas, Director (Business Development), DFCCIL (Key Speaker)
  • Ar. Priyanka Kumar, Urban Planner, RCUES, MoHUA
  • Ms. Himani Gupta, Manager (Communications), Urban Transport News (Moderator)

15.00-15.45 | Presentation | Semi High-Speed Rail: A cost-effective sustainable transportation model

  • Mr. V Ajeeth Kumar, MD, Kerala Rail Development Corporation (Key Speaker)
  • Mr. Navendu Lad, Ex-Project Director, Navi Mumbai Metro
  • Mr. Keshav Mishra, Vice President, Rail & Transit (Moderator)

16.00-16.45 | Panel Discussion | Financing, Investment and Business Avenues in the Metro & Rail sectors

  • Mr. Siddharth Sinha, Public Policy Consultant, NITI Aayog (Key Speaker)
  • Mr. Philipp Wyrsch, Head (Sustainable Urban Development), KfW Development Bank
  • Mr. Abhay Mishra, Former President & CEO, Transportation Business, Reliance Infrastructure
  • Mrs. Mona Srivastava, Chief Engineer (Station Development), Indian Railways (NR)
  • Mr. Harsh Dhingra, Former Chief Country Representative, Bombardier Transportation
  • Mr. Keshav Mishra, Vice President, Rail & Transit (Moderator)

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