Urban Infra Group to host conference on new business avenues in Rail Technology

Anushka Khare Posted on: 2023-11-23 06:00:00 Viewer: 1,913 Comments: 0 Country: India City: New Delhi

Urban Infra Group to host conference on new business avenues in Rail Technology

New Delhi, India (Urban Transport News): Urban Infra Group is set to ignite conversations and unveil opportunities in the Rolling Stock, Signalling, and Automation Industry with a compelling panel discussion at the upcoming 3rd Urban Infra Business Summit & Awards 2023 on December 7th at the India International Centre, New Delhi. This platform aims to explore and dissect key facets of the industry, bringing together visionaries, experts, and professionals to chart the course for future advancements.

Discussion Points

  1. Current Industry Landscape and Trends: The panel will scrutinize the current market trends and dynamics in the rolling stock, signalling, and automation industry, shedding light on technological advancements, market demands, and emerging opportunities.

  2. Innovation in Rolling Stock Technology: Discussions will delve into the latest innovations in rolling stock technology, emphasizing advancements in propulsion systems, energy-efficient designs, and passenger comfort features.

  3. Next-Generation Signalling Systems: The significance of next-generation signalling systems, such as CBTC and ETCS, will be explored for their role in enhancing railway safety, capacity, and operational efficiency.

  4. Automation and Digitalization in Rail Operations: The role of automation and digitalization in optimizing rail operations, including predictive maintenance, real-time monitoring systems, and AI-driven solutions, will be a focal point for ensuring enhanced safety, reliability, and cost-effectiveness.

  5. Market Opportunities in Urban Rail Transit: Business opportunities in the urban rail transit sector, covering metro rail projects, light rail transit (LRT) systems, and monorail networks, will be discussed alongside technological requirements and investment prospects.

  6. Interoperability and Standardization Challenges: Addressing challenges related to interoperability and standardization, the panel will focus on international cooperation, regulatory alignment, and standardized protocols for seamless integration and operations.

  7. Sustainable and Energy-Efficient Solutions: Discussions will emphasize the importance of sustainable practices in rolling stock and signalling systems, advocating for regenerative braking, lightweight materials, and energy management technologies.

  8. Cybersecurity and Data Protection: Deliberations will cover challenges related to cybersecurity and data protection in rail systems, emphasizing robust security protocols and comprehensive data governance frameworks.

  9. Public-Private Partnerships and Funding Models: The evaluation of public-private partnerships (PPPs) and innovative funding models will showcase successful case studies and best practices in driving investments and promoting technology transfer.

  10. Global Collaboration and Export Opportunities: The final topic explores global collaboration and export opportunities in the sector, discussing strategies for market penetration, technology transfer, and international partnerships to expand business avenues.

Esteemed Panelists

The confirmed panelists include:

  1. Dr. Anirudh Gautam - PED (R&T) at RDSO
  2. Mr. Devendra Dutta Mishra - ED (RS) at Maha Metro
  3. Mr. Anil Vij - Ex-Director (Technical) at RITES
  4. Mr. Mangal Dev - Director-Rail Business at Hitachi India 
  5. Mr. M. C. Chauhan - Ex-GM (NCR & Kolkata Metro) at Indian Railways
  6. Mr. Harsh Dhingra, Corporate Advisor (Rail & Metro)

Participate and Contribute

Urban Infra Group extends a warm invitation to industry professionals to actively participate in this enlightening event. Whether as a session partner, speaker, or delegate, seize the opportunity to engage with industry leaders, gain valuable insights, and contribute to shaping the future of rail technology in India.

As the Urban Infra Business Summit & Awards 2023 approaches, the anticipation for groundbreaking discussions on the future of rail technology is palpable. This platform promises not only to dissect current challenges and opportunities but also to forge collaborative paths towards a more innovative, sustainable, and interconnected future for the rolling stock, signalling, and automation industry.

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