Simultaneous English translation will be provided for all keynotes, presentations and discussions in the main auditorium. Available languages for all sessions included in the program.

 

08.00 - 08.45


Opening (🇩🇪/🇬🇧)

Convention Hall A

Prof. Dr. Johannes Walther, CEO, Institute for Production Management

09.00 - 09.15


09.15 - 09.35

 
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Keynote: New technologies (🇩🇪/🇬🇧)

Drive technology of the future: Innovations for efficiency and economy

Convention Hall A

Dr. Jörg Nikutta, Managing Director, Alstom

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09.35 - 09.55

 

Keynote: DIGITIZATION (🇩🇪/🇬🇧)

Cyber Security Solutions for Safer Railways

Convention Hall A

Krishna Bodanapu, CEO, Cyient
Amir Levintal, CEO & Co-Founder, Cylus
Christian Kern, Investor & Advisor, Cylus / former CEO, ÖBB / former Federal Chancellor, Austria

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09.55 - 10.15

 
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Keynote: Digital Transformation

Smart Data Management in Rail 4.0

Convention Hall A

Stefan Gladeck, Member of the Management Board, SKF GmbH

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10.15 - 10.35

 
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Keynote: International Markets

Strong rail in passenger transport - how Deutsche Bahn is helping to shape the change in traffic patterns

Convention Hall A

Berthold Huber, Management Board passenger transport, Deutsche Bahn AG

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Coffee break & networking in the exhibition

Exhibition tours of the DB procurement divisions

10.35 - 11.30


11.30 - 12.15
 



Track 1: (🇩🇪/🇬🇧)
Digital Transformation

Convention Hall A

Moderator: Prof. Dr. Matthias Tomenendal, Berlin School of Economics & Law

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Track 2: (🇬🇧)
International markets

Hall Europe

Moderator: Prof. Dr. Alexander Tsipoulanidis, Berlin School of Economics & Law

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11.30 - 11.45

WITH AI & IOT TO EFFICIENT PREDICTIVE MAINTENANCE

Dr. Thomas Böhm, Chief Data Scientist, KONUX GmbH
 

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Quality management & certification: how IRIS Certification™ helps rail customers

Dr. Stefan Siegler, VP Quality Siemens Mobility and Chairman IRQB

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11.45 - 12.00

Digital rail - intelligent sensors for future-oriented infrastructure monitoring

Renate Bay, CEO, ASC GmbH
Dr. Klaus Ulrich Wolter, fleet management, Consulting, Digitalisation, DB Systemtechnik GmbH

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Do you want a steering wheel?: digital chassis control and wear reduction (🇩🇪)

Paul Hofbauer, Produktmanager Hydraulik, Liebherr Transportation Systems

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12.00 - 12.15

ATO LEARNINGS: THE COPENHAGEN CASE

Peter Aarkrog, Senior Director, Ramboll
Jakob Keinicke Sørensen, Chief Project Manager, Metro Copenhagen

DIGITAL VISION: DB goes CLOUD

Matthias Andiel, Principal Account Manager, Amazon Web Services
Oliver Krülle, CIO, DB Vertrieb GmbH
Dietmar Topp, Senior Program & Project Manager ICT,
DB Systel GmbH

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12.15 - 12.45 

Track 3: (🇩🇪/🇬🇧)
Automation

Convention Hall A

Moderator: Prof. Dr. Matthias Tomenendal, Berlin School of Economics & Law

Track 4: (🇬🇧)
New Technologies

Hall Europe

Moderator: Prof. Dr. Alexander Tsipoulanidis, Berlin School of Economics & Law

12.15 - 12.30

Robotics & Cobotics: where they will enter the railway sector

Ronald Naderer, CEO, FerRobotics Compliant Robot Technology GmbH

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3D printing: start fast, harvest quickly

Lisa Widmann, Business Development Manager DACH, Ultimaker
Stefanie Brickwede
, PL Netzwerk 3D Druck, Deutsche Bahn AG & CEO, Mobility goes Additive e.V.

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12.30 - 12.45

"RFID" the future for a better technical infrastructure

Günter Rössler, Senior Sales Manager, KATHREIN Solutions GmbH

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THE TRAIN OF THE FUTURE IN THE CONNECTED WORLD OF TOMORROW

Jürgen Hahnrath, Head of IoT Germany, Cisco Systems GmbH

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Lunch & networking in the exhibition

12.45 - 14.00


14.00 - 14.30

Start-Up Pitches

5 minutes, 5 startups, 1 stage

Convention Hall A

Moderation:
Onno Szillis, Startup Relations & DB Mindbox, Deutsche Bahn AG

Startups:
Vincent Genz, CEO, SIUT GmbH
Sebastian Kaluza, CEO, ABAUT
Thomas Knauer-Arnold, Co-Founder & MD, Viscopic
Puneet Chhabra, Co-Founder & CTO, HeadlightAI
Markus Wernet, Managing Director, RRS Rhein-Ruhr Systemtechnik UG

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14.30 - 15.30

Masterclass: (🇩🇪/🇬🇧) Substitution of the diesel engine

Convention Hall A

Moderator: Prof. Dr. Matthias Tomenendal, Hochschule für Wirtschaft und Recht Berlin

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Masterclass: (🇩🇪)
Innovative freight transport

Hall Europe

Moderator: Prof. Dr. Alexander Tsipoulanidis, Hochschule für Wirtschaft und Recht Berlin

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14.30 - 14.50

The electrification of secondary lines will replace the diesel engine

Dr. Wolfgang Klebsch, Senior Project Manager, VDE Verband der Elektrotechnik Elektronik Informationstechnik e. V.

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Improved economic efficiency through new technologies

Jens-Erik Galdiks, Head of Rolling Stock Technology & Innovation, SBB Cargo

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14.50 - 15.10

Hybrid, hydrogen drive and battery-powered solutions replace diesel engines

Dr. Tobias Fischer, Head of Technology Vehicles and Infrastructure, Deutsche Bahn AG

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ATO and freight traffic: on the way to autonomous driving

Vincent Blateau, Leiter Engineering Signaltechnik, Alstom Deutschland

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15.10 - 15.30

Open discussion
 

Open discussion 


Coffee & Refreshment Break

15.30 - 15.45


15.45 - 16.30

Executive Outlook (🇩🇪/🇬🇧)

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Railway Revolution 2025: how innovations cycles can be accelerated

Convention Hall A

Moderator: Prof. Dr. Stephan M. Wagner, ETH Zürich

Uwe Günther, CPO, Deutsche Bahn AG
Rolf Härdi, CTIO, Deutsche Bahn AG
Nadine Grüneberg, Head of Customer Services Mobility Management, Siemens Mobility GmbH
Beatrice Lippus, Associate Vice President Transportation BU, Cyient

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Closing Address

16.30