RailTech Europe 2021 goes live and opens networking platform
The event platform of RailTech Europe 2021 opened Friday 19 March at 11.00. This means all participants can start networking and start planning 1-to-1 video meetings with railway professionals from all over the world. On Wednesday 31 March, the event starts and the three consecutive days will be all about the European Year of Rail, digital railways and smart infrastructure.
During RailTech Europe, there are various opportunities to meet new or existing business relations. People from more than 80 countries, as seen on the map below, and over 1,000 companies are participating and will be possible to meet during the event. Registrations for RailTech Europe, including free tickets, are still open. The networking has the following elements:
- Relevant matchmaking: participants can select the companies, organisations and governments with whom they want to talk one-on-one. Based on this selection, they will be matched with other professionals. Tis part is open before the conference, from 19 March. This way it is possible to network before the event kicks off.
- One-on-one meeting possibilities via chat and video calling: Especially in these times, personal encounters are valuable. During RailTech Europe 2021 there is the opportunity to meet other professionals 1-on-1.
- Interactive networking sessions on specific topics are also part of RailTech Europe: This offers participants the opportunity to come into contact with other professionals in various network spaces.
During the event, participants can schedule meetings with other industry peers and partners via the video and chat function. There will also be a public chat function throughout the event.
Who will you meet?
RailTech Europe 2021 puts together over thousands of international rail professionals. All participants can book 1-on-1 virtual meetings with the people that are the most interesting for them to meet. Here is a list of attending organisations to check from which companies and organisations you can meet people.
The event will have three different online stages, with content in the form of presentations from experts of all areas of the railway sector, interactive workshops and panel discussions. The overview of the entire programme can be downloaded here.
Here are some of the latest interviews with speakers from RailTech Europe:
- Shunting on Dutch marshalling yards remains possible without ERTMS
- Data collection system for train energy consumption mandatory from January 2022
- ‘Railways have learned a lot in condition monitoring in the last five years’
- More smart camera’s and sensors to be installed in the Netherlands
- ‘The biggest obstacle of the North Sea-Baltic rail corridor is the lack of ERTMS’