Turkey’s only and the world's 3rd largest Rolling Stock, Infrastructure & Logistics Exhibition Eurasia Rail will welcome important guests and speakers in fuarizmir, İzmir between April 10-12.
The visitors of Eurasia Rail will have the chance to learn about the challenges and possible solutions along with the latest developments, innovations, and technologies related to the railway transportation in the comprehensive conferences that will be held simultaneously with the exhibition in the Eurasia Rail, which is the most important exhibition for the rolling stock and light rail systems industry in Turkey. The conference partner of the Eurasia Rail, which is supported by T. R. Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure, Turkish State Railways, The Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges of Turkey (TOBB), International Union of Railways (UIC), T. R. Small and Medium Enterprises Development Organization (KOSGEB), and T.R. Ministry of Commerce, is SmartRail, a media and events company specialized in rolling stock and subway network technologies which operates under Railway Gazette Media Group. 3M, Bentley Systems, and Schaeffler are among the session sponsors of the conference program. During the three-day events program, the conferences, roundtable meetings, and workshops will discuss the technological developments, procurement, and operational issues in the rolling stock systems with a focused agenda. In the event which will include the expert reviews, case studies, mega projects, and recent developments in the industry will bring together the top-level decision makers, department directors, and technology experts from the rolling stock industry.
The vision and expectations of the rolling stock industry will be discussed in detail
On the first day of the exhibition, the panel " Turkish Railways’ Today, Future and Economic Predictions", which will be moderated by Transport Professor at İstanbul Commerce University and Bahçeşehir University, Founding President of Transportation and Civil Engineering Departments Prof. Dr. Mustafa Ilıcalı, General Manager of Turkish State Railways (TCDD) Ali İhsan Uygun, General Director of Railway Regulatory General Directorate (DDGM) Bilgin Recep Bekem, Deputy General Manager of Infrastructure Investments at Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure Necdet Sümbül, Secretary General of Turkish Exporters Assembly (TİM), Academic Member of the Faculty of Management and Administrative Sciences of Istanbul Medipol University Prof. Dr. Kerem Alkin will be present as speakers
“Conference program will contribute to the participants and visitors; sharing of information among academics and domestic/international top-level bureaucrats will be very important for the development of the industry. In the last 16 years, Turkey has made large-scale investments in the rolling stock industry and this process still continues. Major projects have been implemented to develop safe, comfortable, and environmentally friendly systems. Security, technology, intelligent transportation systems, customer satisfaction, and many other topics that should be on the agenda of all stakeholders are among the headlines that will be discussed during the conference program. Therefore, I think that it is a great chance that all stakeholders including the university students, industry professionals, citizens who use this system, the investors who will build this system, and those who produce this technology will benefit from this know-how. Everyone who will attend to the exhibition to keep up with the investments made/to be made by Turkey and to create a roadmap by following holistic strategy will be one step ahead in the industry," stated Prof Dr. Mustafa Ilıcalı, who is also the Science Consultant for the conference program.
Distinctive Works are under the Spotlight in the Mega Project Presentations “3 Storey Great Istanbul Tunnel”, National Rail Systems Research and Testing Center (“URAYSİM”), “Trans-Caspian”, “Crossrail 2”
During the exhibition, participants will have the opportunity to obtain information regarding the mega project case studies. The speakers will present not only the city-related project cases but also the projects at hand that affect the surrounding regions and even the whole country. In the case studies, the relationship between infrastructure and design, data usage, cooperation management, challenges, and lessons learned will be discussed. In the panel "3 Storey Great İstanbul Tunnel" which will be moderated by Deputy General Manager of Infrastructure Investments at Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure Necdet Sümbül, “mega impacts" both on society and environment will be addressed. Other mega projects, namely, The National Rail Systems Research and Testing Center (URAYSİM) and The Trans-Caspian International Transport Route will also be discussed within the scope of the conference program. Additionally, in the program, Crossrail 2 Senior Engineer Luke Bramwell will explain the railway activities and developments in South East England in his presentation titled "Crossrail 2: Opportunities and Threats.”,
Railway safety strategies will be addressed by experts
In the second day of the exhibition, the panel titled "Security in Railway Systems" which will be moderated by the Head of Rail Systems Engineering Department at İstanbul Technical University Prof. Dr. Mehmet Turan Söylemez, Director for Fundamental Values Department & Middle East Region Coordinator of UIC Jerzy Wisniewski, General Manager of Savronik Elektronik IT Group Oğuz Kalaycıoğlu, STM Deputy General Manager Ömer Korkut, and General Coordinator of Security & Protection at Bahçeşehir University, Chairman of the Board at CSG Osman Öztürk will share their views on the safety of rail systems.
The topic of improving passenger experience with technological applications in rail systems will be under the spotlight On the last day of the exhibition, the panel titled "First and Last Stop: Strategies To Improve The Passenger Experience and Digitalization" will be held in cooperation with Railway Systems Association (RSD). The panel will be moderated by the Founder of Bitaksi & Getir Nazım Salur. The Faculty Member of Yıldız Technical University Assoc. Prof. Halit Özen, İSBAK A.Ş Vehicle and Road Technologies Manager Mahmut Yılmaz, and Business Development Manager of Kentkart Ege Elektronik Sanayi ve Ticaret Dr. Ufuk Demir Alan will share their opinions on the technological applications in the railway systems, the integration of transportation to technology, and the importance of digitalization in transportation.
About ITE Turkey
ITE Turkey is the Turkey office of ITE Group, the international exhibition company which organizes more than 150 exhibitions and conferences worldwide with 32 offices in 20 countries with more than 1,000 experienced personnel. ITE Turkey organizing premier exhibition organizations in leading industries of Turkey consists of YEM Fuarcılık, EUF – E Uluslararası Fuar Tanıtım Hizmetleri, and Platform Uluslararası Fuarcılık. ITE Turkey, which organizes the leading exhibitions of Turkey in the industries of construction, tourism, cosmetics, food, rail systems, and logistics takes its strength from the global network of ITE Group along with its experience in Turkey and the region. ITE Turkey creates new business, cooperation, and purchasing opportunities in exhibitions by transferring its strong global network in the exhibition industry to each and every industry it is included in and supports the development of these industries. www.ite-turkey.com
About EUF - E Uluslararası Fuar Tanıtım Hizmetleri
EUF - E Uluslararası Fuar Tanıtım Hizmetleri A.Ş., which is subsidiary of ITE Turkey, has organized exhibitions in energy, construction machinery, food, furniture, stationery, promotion, water and wastewater treatment, tourism, rail systems, and logistics industries since 1999. EUF A.Ş takes global event organizer ITE Group’s global knowledge, know-how techniques, and cooperations and organizes the following events: EMITT (East Mediterranean International Travel and Tourism Exhibition), EURASIA RAIL (International Rolling Stocks, Infrastructure & Logistics Exhibition), and WORLDFOOD ISTANBUL (International Food Products and Technologies Exhibition).
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