Monday 24 October

Registration & Lunch -
Denver RTD site visits -

Site visits hosted by event partners Denver RTD. More information to follow. Numbers are limited and will be allocated on a first come first serve basis.

Sponsored Workshop -
Evening Drinks Reception -
End of Day 1

Tuesday 25 October

Welcome Address -

Nick Kingsley, Railway Gazette Events

Session 1: Innovation & The Modern World of Transit
Opening Keynote Session - Denver RTD -
LA 2028: How is the City of Los Angeles preparing for the 2028 Olympics in terms of infrastructure? -
Speaker
Chief Executive Officer
Metrolink / Southern California Regional Rail Authority
Digital Transformation of Technical and Procedural Information -

• Safety, compliance and operational efficiency can be dramatically improved by moving from paper rulebooks and manuals to digital content.

• Organizations such as MBTA, LA Metro, AMTRAK and Siemens Mobility have implemented digital technical and/or procedural content with impressive results.

• Utilization of next-generation technologies such as Augmented Reality depend on digital content to be sustainable.

Speaker
Manager, Consulting operations
JANA Corp
Maximizing Capacity -
Innovation & The Modern World of Transit Q&A Panel Discussion -
Speakers
Chief Executive Officer
Metrolink / Southern California Regional Rail Authority
Vice President, Product and Business Development
Boingo Wireless, Inc
Manager, Consulting operations
JANA Corp
Networking Coffee Break -
Session 2: Changing Patterns of Transit Use
Increasing Ridership Numbers: Understanding Passenger Concerns -
Speaker
Author
The Future of Public Transportation
Sponsored presentation -
Adjusting to New Ways of Working: Flexible Timetabling -
Changing patterns of transit use Q&A Panel Discussion -
Speakers
Director, North America
XOVIS USA
Author
The Future of Public Transportation
Networking Lunch -
Session 3: Mobility As A Service - Creating A Smarter Transit Network
Working Together To Create A Single Network -
Becoming A 'Smart City': A Case Study -
Making use of the latest payment technologies such as contactless bank cards -
Sponsored presentation -
Mobility As A Service: Creating A Smarter Transit Network Q&A Panel Discussion -
Coffee Break -
Session 4: Safety & Security
Overview of Safety Programs Required When Starting a New Commuter Rail Line -
Gaining the Support to Build out or Grow an Enterprise Security Risk Program -
Speaker
Vice President of Security
First Student / First Transit
Working With Services To Reduce Fatalities -
Advances in Distributed Sensing for Rail Applications -

Distributed Fiber Optic Sensing (DFOS) concepts with relevance in rail applications, and a comprehensive description of what can be detected when applying relevant DFOS methods to rail.

Speaker
Customer Solutions Manager
Fiber Optic Sensing Association
Safety & Security Q&A Panel Discussion -
Networking Drinks Reception -
End of Day 2

Wednesday 26 October

Welcome Address
Session 1: Growing the Rail & Transit Market
Securing New & Innovation Revenue Streams -
Providing A More Efficient Service -
Sponsored presentation -
Growing Ridership on Newly Launched Services -
Speaker
Marketing Director
Sound Transit
Maximising funding opportunities to grow the transit market -
Speaker
Regional Administrator
Federal Transit Administration
Growing the Rail & Transit Market Q&A Panel Discussion -
Networking Coffee Break -
Session 2: Cybersecurity
The FTA cybersecurity assessment guide & TSA mandates for small and medium sized authorities -
Speaker
Chief Operating Officer
MetroLINK
Safeguarding critical infrastructure in light of an evolving threat -
Speaker
Chief Information Security Officer
MBTA
Sponsored Presentation -
Cybersecurity at RTD Denver -
Cybersecurity Q&A Panel Discussion -
Networking Lunch -
Exhibit Networking -
End of Day 3