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3to7 September, Sitges, Barcelona, Spain – Conference Railways 2018 & STECH 2018

Due date: 09/03/18 - 09/07/18


Railways 2018 and STECH2018 hold on 3 to 7 September 2018 in Sitges, Barcelona, Spain.

The Fourth International Conference on Railway Technology: Research, Development and Maintenance 


The Eighth International Symposiumon Speed-up and Sustainable Technology for Railway and Maglev Systems 

Call for Abstracts deadline for submission 15 September 2017

The themes for this conference will include (but are not limited to):

  • Rolling Stock
  • Infrastructure
  • Energy and Environment
  • Signalling and Communication
  • Planning and Operations
  • Strategies and Economics

Published 1. 12. 2017 9:58

Vienna, 16 – 19 April 2018 – Transport Research Arena TRA 2018

Due date: 04/16/18 - 04/19/18

The Transport Research Arena is the European research and technology biennial conference on transport and mobility held from 16 to 19 April 2018 in Vienna.
TRA 2018 will be run under the theme “A Digital Era for Transport – Solutions for Society, Economy and Environment” and will look at all modes of transport including rail, as well as with their interaction in an intermodal European Transport System.

For the railway aspects being addressed at TRA 2018, the Austrian organisational team is supported by UIC, UNIFE and UITP on behalf of ERRAC.


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Published 19. 12. 2017 13:31

13th – 14th March, Bratislava, SK – 14 Forum of Rail Transport

Due date: 13.3.2018 - 14.3.2018

The international konference Forum of Rail Transport takes place in Bratislava, Slovakia, from 13th to 14th March.

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Every year the representatives of the European institutions, railway companies and infrastructure managers, ministries and academia from V4 countries and other members of the EU states meet at the konference.

Conference subjects:

  • Principles and long-term objectives of transport policy in the V4 region – Financing of transport infrastructure after 2020
  • Integration of public passenger transport – SmartCity
  • Competitiveness and challenges for railway transport / railways for people
  • Current environmental challenges in transport infrastructure

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Published 18. 1. 2018 11:05

21 – 23 February,2018 in Prague – 6th International Railway Summit

Due date: 21.2.2018 - 23.2.2018

The 6th International Railway Summit will be held in Prague, Czech Republic, in the very heart of Europe. Major railway projects, including the proposed Dresden - Prague high speed line to be part of the Trans-European Transport Network (TEN-T), will keep the Czech Republic at the centre of Europe's rapid development in rail transport, and the region's desire for greater connectivity and collaboration.

The summit conference will take a special look at the challenges of “Enhancing the Passenger Experience".


Published 8. 1. 2018 11:12

13 December 2017, Brussels – Transport Info Day Horizon 2020

Due date: 13.12.2017


2017 Transport Info Day Horizon 2020 takes place on 13 December, 2017 in Brussels.




Published 22. 11. 2017 11:47

12 December, 2017, Brussels – S2R Information Day – Open Call for Proposals 2018

Due date: 12.12.2017

The Shift2Rail Joint Undertaking Information Day – Open Call for Proposals 2018 will take place on the 12th November 2017 in the Egg, Congress & Meeting Centre in Brussels

 The information day will provide an overview of the Shift2Rail Research & Innovation Programme, focusing in particular on the upcoming funding opportunities under the umbrella of the Horizon 2020 Programme.



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Published 22. 11. 2017 11:37

4 December, 2017, Vienna – Regional Info Day on Shift2Rail Open Calls 2018

Due date: 4.12.2017

Regional Info Day on Shift2Rail Open Calls 2018 takes place on 4 December, 2017 in Vienna.


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Published 22. 11. 2017 11:31

ERRAC Plenary – 23 November 2017 in Brussels

Due date: 23.11.2017

ERRAC Plenary will take place on Thursday 23 November 2017 in Brussels.

More information on the timing and agenda will be provided after the summer break.

Published 11. 7. 2017 11:08

June 7, 2017, Berlin – SERA Regional Conference

Due date: 7.6.2017

Single European Rail Area (SERA) events on the technical pillar of the 4th Railway Package

The European Union Agency for Railways and the European Commission, DG Mobility and Transport, jointly organized a series of five regional conference meetings with the aim of having an informed and open discussion on the expected changes triggered by the technical pillar Of the 4thRailway Package (RP) such as new processes for vehicle authorization, safety certification and ERTMS trackside approval.

The regional conference is the following:

  • East Mediterranean: Budapest, Hungary, 26 April 2017
  • Baltic Scandinavian: Helsinki, Finland, 10 May 2017
  • West Mediterranean: La Valetta, Malta, 23 May 2017
  • Central Europe: Berlin, Germany, 7 June 2017
  • North Sea: Amsterdam, the Netherlands, 14 June 2017

In each region, a wide range of actors such as the European institutions, the Member States and the representatives of the rail sector will engage in a dialogue that will contribute to a better understanding of the upcoming changes and eventually the successful implementation of the technical pillar of the 4th RP.

The series of regional events will be followed by a final conference which will take place in Brussels on 20 June 2017; More information will be published in due course.

For more information on the events, please contact: MOVE-4RP-TECH-PILLAR@ec.europa.eu or seraconferences@era.europa.eu.

Published 9. 6. 2017 9:43

May 25th to 26th, 2017 – Smart Cities Symposium Prague 2017

Due date: 25.5.2017 - 26.5.2017

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Conference Smart Cities Symposium Prague 2017

takes place in Minorite-monastery in Prague on 25th to 26th May 2017. 

The Smart Cities Symposium Prague 2017 aims on Exchange of ideas and best practices in the field of Smart Cities.

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Conference program

Published 22. 5. 2017 12:19