Export Day Workshops and Meetings:
10:00 - 17:00: Business France is organising an "Export Day"
Prepare your strategy and learn about the potential rail markets in Europe, Africa, Asia and Americas by attending individual meetings with Business France's rail experts based in those regions. Organised by Business France.
09:30 - 12:30: "Critical construction sites for the railway industry"
The French Railway Industry Association (FIF) is organising a symposium on the issues and impacts of ongoing rail reforms within the industrial rail sector. Discussions will focus on analysing the main players in the industry and on industry proposals to strengthen and boost the rail mode.
14:30 - 16:00: "Brussels vetoes the Alstom-Siemens merger. What next?"
Since 2011, Ville, Rail & Transports, partner of SIFER, organises conferences on current topics during the exhibition. For this eighth edition, the sector's leading magazine invites visitors and exhibitors to a discussion about the European Railway Industry.
European B2B Meetings Railway Sector:
10:00 - 13:00 & 14:00 - 17:00: Rail Industry Brokerage Event
One-to-one meetings between companies and laboratories, to bring together clients/partners. Relevant topics: rolling stock, infrastructure, passenger transport technology, rail vehicle interiors, ICT for passengers, energy efficiency... Organised by i-Trans and EEN.
Innovation Awards & Networking Reception:
From 17:00: SIFER Networking Reception
Featuring the ERCI Innovation Awards for France, presented by ERCI and i-Trans. Rewarding the most innovative SIFER exhibitor and visitor, who have been selected to enter the competition at European level within the ERCI network!
Seminars & Presentations:
10:30 - 11:30: Maintenance of linear assets: the CMMS, a strategic tool for the performance of SFERIS
In 2017, SFERIS, a specialist in rail infrastructure and their maintenance operations, chose CARL Source CMMS to structure its activity and multi-site organization. Two years later, SFERIS and RDT13, its maintenance partner for the South East port infrastructure management market, are taking stock of their project... Organised by Carl Software.
11:30 - 12:30: “Predictive maintenance of rail infrastructures: the key factors for a successful project"
Today, predictive maintenance has become a highly strategic issue in the rail industry. In regards of the major market players’ needs, the implementation of a digital solution that can collect, secure, transport and analyse data retrieved during maintenance operations on sites is crucial... Organised by NFCI.
11:30 - 12:30: STRAILway - sleepers for the future
Strail presents innovative technology, approved and already used by several railway and urban networks, made from recycled polyolefin reinforced with fiber, used on bridge structure, as a bearer for switch or on plain line track, very good mechanical resistance , lifetime over 50 years. EcoTechnologies.
12:30-13:30: Set the course for better corrosion protection
The innovative corrosion protection solutions from Dörken MKS reduce damage and increase the durability of all track elements. Especially in the area of tension clamps and fasteners, our high-performance zinc flake coating ensures a longer service life...
12:30 - 13:30: New safety critical systems
CLEARSY designs safety critical systems, and a lot of new products will be presented. CLEARSY SAFETY PLATFORM : SIL4 hardware and software platform, CLEARSY DATA SOLVER : critical data formal validation toolkit, CLEARSY FIRE SAFETY SYSTEMS SUPERVISION: supervision tool of fire safety systems and the full range of SIL4 RS4 relays.
13:30 - 14:00: Innovative connectivity solutions for a changing railway market
Presentations of HARTING innovations in standard and customised connection solutions oriented to 3 trends in the Railway Industry ...
14:00 - 14:30: COTS for rail safety: the pragmatic approach
Since decades and in every major domain of the industry, COTS (Commercial Of The Shelf) is the solution to optimise applications in respect of cost, safety, reliability and maintenance efficiency. Why not taking this opportunity to apply this pragmatic philosophy to railway’s safety world? Speaker: Guillaume Grasset, Railway Business Development Manager, Hima.
14:30 - 15:30: An introduction to Pantobot 3D, a first in wayside pantograph monitoring
Camlin is delighted to share our experience and technology in Pantobot 3D, a first in wayside pantograph monitoring, which adopts the use of machine vision and smart analytics. Pantobot 3D is installed at Heathrow Airport, one of the world’s busiest airports, connecting Heathrow to London City. Speaker: Antoine Pommet.
15:30 - 16:30: Stabilized fontis under railway for SNCF
- Two fontis occurred in 2013 and 2018 on the line n ° 660.000 at 2.5 km from the station of Bayonne.
- Their origin comes from internal water circulation from the surface to the water table...
Presented by Uretek.
16:00 - 17:00: "The autonomous train: scientific and technological challenges"
Within the Railenium Research Institute, the Autonomous Train Program aims at supporting railway stakeholders in this disruptive evolution of rail transport. In close collaboration with SNCF...