Programme

Celebrate the past, Design the future

* This programme is subject to change.
This Congress will be broadcast by media.

Tuesday, 7 July
9:00   Celebrate the Past 9:30‐12:00 Opening Ceremony
Hall C
Speakers from countries already having High Speed Rail (HSR) review the past developments of HSR.
 
10:00    
[International] 
Mr. Vladimir Yakunin, Chairman of UIC (CEO, Russian Railways), Mr. Jean-Pierre Loubinoux, General Director of UIC, Representatives of railways in the countries already having HSR, and others.
[Japan] 
Representatives from the Government (expected), Ministries (expected), Sponsors, Exhibitors, JRTT, RTRI, JR Hokkaido, JR Central, JR West, JR Shikoku, JR Kyushu, JR Freight, JR East and others
 
11:00  
 
12:00   12:00‐12:45 Exhibition Inauguration
Exhibition Hall
Speakers of Opening Ceremony cut the tape to open Exhibition
 
 
  12:45‐13:30 Lunch
Exhibition Hall
12:45‐13:30 Press Conference
Seminar Room
12:45-20:30
Exhibition

Exhibition Hall
13:00  
 
   
   
14:00   14:00‐15:45 Parallel Session 1 (5 themes)
6 railway professionals and stakeholders make presentations in each session.
Past 50 years
 
   
  [Technology A]
-Engineering Structures-

Hall B7-1
[Technology B]
-Performance-

Hall B7-2
[Management]
-Capacity Management-

Hall B5-1
[Culture & Society]
-Network Planning-

Hall B5-2
[Customers]
-Mobility-

Room G510
15:00  
 
 
  15:45‐16:15 Coffee Break
16:00  
  16:15‐18:00 Parallel Session 2 (5 themes)
6 railway professionals and stakeholders make presentations in each session.
Past 50 years
 
   
17:00  
[Technology A]
-Track-

Hall B7-1
[Technology B]
-Technical Specifications-

Hall B7-2
[Management]
-Risk Management-

Hall B5-1
[Culture & Society]
-Benefits-

Hall B5-2
 
 
 
18:00    
  18:30-20:30 Welcome Reception
Tokyo International Forum
19:00  
 
20:00  
   
21:00    
   
  Wednesday, 8 July
9:00   9:00‐10:15 Parallel Session 3 (5 themes)
Chairs of sessions 1 & 2 report the results of discussions in each session, then 4 railway professionals and stakeholders make presentations in each session.
Past 50 years 9:00-18:00
Exhibition

Exhibition Hall
 
   
  [Technology A]
-Systems-

Hall B7-1
[Technology B]
-Safety & Security-

Hall B7-2
[Management]
-Real-time Operation-

Hall B5-1
[Culture & Society]
-Rail Policy-

Hall B5-2
[Customers]
-Marketing & Distribution-

Room G510
10:00  
 
  10:15‐10:45 Coffee Break
 
11:00   10:45-12:45 Round Table 1
Hall C
Keynote speeches on 5 subjects by 5 keynote speakers,
to be followed by questions to several panelists.
1 or 2 questions on each subject to be voted on by the audience.
Past 50 years
 
   
 
12:00  
 
  12:45-14:00 Lunch
Exhibition Hall
 
13:00  
 
  Design the Future  
 
14:00     14:00‐15:45 Parallel Session 4 (5 themes)
6 railway professionals and stakeholders make presentations in each session.
Next 50 years
 
   
  [Technology A]
-Maintenance-

Hall B7-1
[Technology B]
-Energy & Environment-

Hall B7-2
[Management]
-Operations & Stations-

Hall B5-1
[Culture & Society]
-Territory Management-

Hall B5-2
[Customers]
-Competition-

Room G510
15:00  
 
 
  15:45‐16:15 Coffee Break
16:00  
  16:15‐18:00 Parallel Session 5 (5 themes)
6 railway professionals and stakeholders make presentations in each session.
Next 50 years
 
   
17:00   [Technology A]
-System Improvement-

Hall B7-1
[Technology B]
-New Technical Developments-

Hall B7-2
[Management]
-Project Management-

Hall B5-1
[Culture & Society]
-Sustainability-

Hall B5-2
[Customers]
-Accessibility & Intermodality-

Room G510
 
 
 
18:00    
   
19:00   19:30-21:30 Gala Dinner
Grand Prince Hotel New Takanawa (Shinagawa)
 
20:00  
 
21:00  
   
Thursday, 9 July
9:00   9:00‐10:15 Parallel Session 6 (5 themes)
Chairs of sessions 1 & 2 report the results of discussions in each session, then 4 railway professionals and stakeholders make presentations in each session.
Next 50 years 9:00-14:30
Exhibition

Exhibition Hall
 
   
  [Technology A]
-Advanced Structures-

Hall B7-1
[Technology B]
-New Technologies-

Hall B7-2
[Management]
-New Trends for HSR-

Hall B5-1
[Culture & Society]
-System Choice-

Hall B5-2
[Customers]
-Revenues-

Room G510
10:00  
 
  10:15‐10:45 Coffee Break
 
11:00   10:45-12:45 Round Table 2
Hall C
Keynote speeches on 5 subjects by 5 keynote speakers,
to be followed by questions to several panelists.
1 or 2 questions on each subject to be voted on by the audience.
Next 50 years
 
   
 
12:00  
 
  12:45-14:00 Lunch
Exhibition Hall
 
13:00  
 
 
 
14:00   14:00‐15:45 Parallel Session 7 -Academic Sessions-
[Technology A] 
6 railway professionals and stakeholders make presentations in each session.
[Academic Sessions] 
Professors, researchers and others make presentations in each session.
New generation
 
     
 
[Technology A]
-Standards & Parameters-

Hall B7-1
[Technology A]
-Signalling-

Hall B7-2
"Academic"
-Philosophy of HSR Network
Development-

Hall B5-1
"Academic"
-The relationship between
the university and the HSR
sector in the future-

Hall B5-2
15:00  
 
 
  15:45‐16:15 Coffee Break
16:00  
  16:15‐17:45 Closing Ceremony
Hall C
Speakers from countries planning to have High Speed Rail (HSR) envision future developments in HSR.
 
 
17:00  
 
 
   
Friday 10 July
AM   Technical Visits
Participants can select and join one of the 8 courses, including a ride on Shinkansen trains and a tour to Shinkansen related facilities.
PM  
  • *Technology A: Infrastructure and other fixed installations from several viewpoints: design, built, maintain and or operate.
  • *Technology B: Rolling Stock from several viewpoints: design, built, maintain and or operate.

Video Library

  • UIC HighSpeed 2015 Opening Video - History of High Speed Rail
  • Video Message from
    Michael CRAMER, Mep,
    European Parliament
  • UIC HighSpeed 2015 Closing Video
  • UIC HighSpeed 2017 Istanbul Announcement Video