European Rail Safety Forum 2016

Organization: London Business Conferences

Venue: ILEC Conference Centre

Location: London, United Kingdom

Event Date/Time: Jan 26, 2016 End Date/Time: Jan 27, 2016
Registration Date: Jan 26, 2016
Early Registration Date: Dec 11, 2015
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The European Rail Safety Forum will bring together creative examples of best practice from Europe's leading stakeholders, to show how the sector can fundamentally improve the way that safety is managed. Speakers will address only the most pressing challenges, and present innovative and deliverable solutions that you can transfer to your own company.

Leading European rail operators will share the progress and results of their own safety initiatives, focused on the following key topics:

  • Preventing accidents at the PTIthrough optimal communication stratgies that engage passengers and influence passenger behaviour
  • Reducing crowding through building infrastructure that is designed around the specific risk-profile of your operations
  • Building human factors into your safety planning, to design systems that take into account the capabilities and limitations of your workforce
  • Integrating a culture of behavioural safety into all levels of your organisation, and engage employees to make safety a priority
  • Managing the practical challenges of transitioning to ERTMS, and fully exploiting the safety opportunity it brings
  • Developing a robust and agile CMS and workforce competence that meet your business' needs and can adapt to growing demand
  • Safely implementing changesacross your company, and engaging employees to embrace new systems
  • Implementing an occupational health and safety programmethat safeguards your workforce's wellbeing


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Conference Speakers

• Pierre Messulam, Deputy CEO, SNCF Mass Transit Operations • Thierry Guinard, Safety & Environment Director, Keolis Group • John Ole Kanton, Discipline Manager, Traffic Safety, NSB • Oriol Juncadella i Fortuny, Operations Director, FGC Operadora • Simon Ward, Head of Safety, Quality & Environment, London Overground Rail Operations • Christoffer Forslind, Project Manager, Station Safety, MTR Stockholm • Javier Benito, Safety & Security Manager, Euskotrenbideak-Ferrocarriles Vascos • Kay Doyle, Head of Infrastructure Safety, Iarnrod Eireann • Iain Ferguson, Head of Safety & Sustainability, Virgin Trains • Michael Ruffer, Head of Operations, Rail, Verkehrsgesellschaft Frankfurt (VGF) • Joe Murphy, Head of Health and Safety - Area South, High Speed Two • David Simpson, Production & Safety Director, Serco Caledonian Sleeper • Frazer Scott, Safety Process Manager, Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR) • Germano Boni, Operations Manager, InRail • Andrew Edwards, Head of Safety & Environment, East Midlands Trains • Geoff Brison, Project Manager ERTMS, Great Western Railway • Stevyn Walder, General Manager, Transport for London • Richard Harrington, Inspector of Rail Accidents, Rail Accident Investigation Branch (RAIB) • Dave Mulhall, Head of Safety, First TransPennine Express • Gladys Udeh, Project Manager, PTI Strategy, RSSB • Neal Lawson, Director of Operations & Maintenance Services, Network Rail • John Gillespie, H M Assistant Chief Inspector of Railways, Safety Policy & Central Regulation Division, ORR