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 Tuesday 17th June - Strategy Day

The MERLIN Mid Term Conference is scheduled from 11:30 to 17:00, please check the programme here

08:30-09:15 Registration and welcome coffee  
09:15-09:50 Welcome and Opening
Moderator: Margrethe Sagevik, Head of Environment, NSB and Chair of UIC Sustainable Mobility Expert Network

  • Welcome from UIC

    Vladimir Yakunin, President, Russian Railways

  • Welcome from NMBS/SNCB

    Michel Jadot, General Director Europe

  • Welcome from Infrabel

    Richard Marcelis, Head of Power Engineering Department

  • Keynote Address

    Jean-Pierre Loubinoux, Director General, UIC

09:50-10:50 Session I - Energy Vision and Trends for 2030 and Beyond
Moderator: Raimondo Orsini, Director, Sustainable Development Foundation

  • Energy Efficiency in Transport: the "first fuel" for sustainable mobility

    Didier Houssin, Director Sustainable Energy Policy and Technology, IEA

  • The role of transport & energy: horizontal impacts for the economy, society and wider sustainable development agenda

    Holger Dalkmann, Director, Embarq, WRI

  • Low Carbon Development strategies

    Rie Tsutsumi, Programme Officer, UNEP

  • Energy Consumptions and CO2 emissions for railways in the world

    Veronica Aneris, Senior Advisor Energy and Environment, UIC

10:50-11:00 Questions & Answers
11:00-11:30 Coffee Break  
11:30-12:30 Session II - Working towards a more energy efficient railway sector:
the role of European railways

Moderator: David Briginshaw, Editor-in-Chief, International Railway Journal

  • Setting the Scene: Climate and Energy towards 2030

    Tom van Ierland, Head of Unit, Strategy and Economic Assessment, DG CLIMA

  • Making greater use of more energy efficient modes

    Keir Fitch, Head of Unit, Research and Innovative Transport Systems, DG MOVE

  • Achievements and contributions of the railway sector and industry (Discussion)

    Libor Lochman, Executive Director, CER
    Josef Doppelbauer, UNIFE, Chair ERRAC, VP Research & Technology, Bombardier Transportation
    Giles Dickson, Vice President Environmental Policies and Global Advocacy, Alstom

12:30-14:00 Networking Lunch  
14:00-15:30 Session III - Panel Discussion - Let’s do more with less:
Energy Efficiency as a strategic driver for railways business

Moderator: Raimondo Orsini, Director, Sustainable Development Foundation

Key Note Speech
Willy Bontinck, Chair of UIC Environment Energy & Sustainability Platform
Panelists:
-  Michel Allé, CFO, SNCB
-  Boris Ivanov, first Deputy Head, Department of Technical Policy, RZD
-  Olivier Menuet, Energy Deputy Director, SNCF
-  Hitoshi Nakajima, Deputy General Manager of Electrical & signal network system department, JR-East
-  Johann Pluy, Director of the Business Unit Railway Systems, ÖBB
-  Arnold Truempi, Head of Energy Management, SBB AG
-  Klaus Vestner, Head of Environmental Management Passenger Transport, DB


See Session Description
15:30-17:00 Session IV - The Voice of Members:
Best Practice in Energy Efficiency from all over the World

Moderator: Ian Papworth, Director Ian Papworth & Associates Ltd
-  FS (Italy) : Luca Carusi, Energy Manager and co-chair UIC Energy & CO2 Expert Network
-  JR-East (Japan): Hitoshi Hayashiya, Manager of Electric & Signal Network system department
-  HR Rail (Belgium): Christian Smets, Expert Corporate Recruitment
-  IR (India): Sanjay Kumar, Dy. Chief Materials Manager, Northern Railway, Ministry of Railways
-  NS (The Netherlands): Frans Slats, Programme Manager Energy & Environment
-  NSB (Norway): Marie Loe Halvorsen, Energy Advisor
-  ÖBB (Austria): Harald Jony, Director of Energy Sales, ÖBB-Infrastruktur AG
-  RAI (Iran): Saed Rasooli, Vice President of Planning & Transport Economy
-  RZD (Russia): Boris Ivanov, first Deputy Head, Department of Technical Policy
-  SBB (Switzerland): Arnold Truempi, Head of Energy Management
-  VR (Finland): Janne Pusa, Energy Efficiency Manager
17:00-17:15 End of Day 1

Nick Craven, Manager of Sustainable Development Unit, UIC
17:15-18:30 Champagne Cocktail  
18:30-19:30 Walk in the Zoo  

 Wednesday 18th June - Technical Day

The Eress forum is scheduled from 9:30 to 13:00, please check the programme here

09:00-09:30 Welcome and introduction

  • Welcome from UIC

    Jerzy Wisniewski, Director Fundamental Values Department, UIC

  • Introduction

    Willy Bontinck, SNCB and Chair of UIC Environment Energy & Sustainability Platform

09:30-11:00 Parallel Session of Technical Workshops I      
 
Green electricity and carbon disclosure (Part I) Energy Efficient Rolling Stock Traffic Management System Load Factor
11:00-11:30 Coffee Break  
11:30-13:00 Parallel Session of Technical Workshops II  
 
Green electricity and carbon disclosure (Part II) Non Traction Energy Consumption Energy Efficiency in Electric Traction Supply Procurement of Energy Efficient Rolling Stock: TecRec100_001  
13:00-14:30 Networking Lunch  
14:30-16:00 Parallel Session of Technical Workshops III  
 
Energy efficiency in Planning Energy Efficient Diesel Traction Ecodriving and DAS Rules on Track?* You only can manage what you measure*  

* Coordinated by ERESS

16:00-16:30 Coffee Break  
16:30-17:00 Nature & Energy Efficiency
Biomimicry: 3.8 billion years of R&D in energy efficiency and design
Gauthier Chapelle, Greenloop, Scientific Director
Sebastiaan de Neubourg, Greenloop, Strategic Sustainability
Conclusions
Willy Bontinck, Chair of UIC Environment Energy & Sustainability Platform
 
17:00 End of Day 2