Day 1 – November 5, 2012

10:30Opening speech of the prime partner of the conference (ŽSR)Ján JurigaŽSRSlovakia
 Opening speech of the Ministry of Transport, Construction, and Regional Development of the Slovak RepublicDenisa ŽilákováMDVRR SRSlovakia
 Session 1 – Efficient development of the European railway network
 The current and upcoming issues of the European railway legislativeLibor LochmanCERBelgium
 Czech railway industry and its role within the development of the European railway networkDanuše MarusičováACRICzech Republic
 The development strategy of the Slovak railways ŽSR and intents to change to 25 kV ACPeter ŠišolákŽSRSlovakia
 Position of Raaberbahn (GYSEV) as an independent infrastructure manager in the European railway networkCsaba SzékelyGYSEV Austria
 Active role of an operator of the regional lines within the railway networkJiří PavelJHMDCzech Republic
 Dynamic network statement as a powerful tool for the railway undertakings to access the railway networkJiří ČernýSŽDCCzech Republic
 The development strategy of the Czech railway infrastructure of SŽDC Radek ČechSŽDCCzech Republic
14:00Kosovo Railways – progress and challengesSejdi HoxhaINFRAKOSKosovo
 The role of a modern energy supplier for future railwaysHarald JonyÖBBAustria
 Session 2 – Information and communication technology as a tool to boost efficiency of a railway organisation
 Planning of the freight transport in the system DISCLuděk EhrenbergerČD CargoCzech Republic
 Common Components in the framework of TAF TSI and TAP TSIStephan BreuDB Netz AGGermany
 Current issues of the TAF TSI developmentRodrigo Gutierrez ERAFrance
16:00Bringing the new marshalling yard of Žilina–Teplička into operationJozef DudákŽSRSlovakia
 Train-led traffic control as a chance for regional railwaysOtfried KnollKNOLL TTSAustria
 Activating train paths as an important condition for flexible controlling the railway traffic Marek NeustadtSŽDCCzech Republic
 A new era of the company Microsoft has started last weekVlastimil TesařMicrosoftCzech Republic
 Conception of managing the business relationshipsMiroslav HajžušAutoContCzech Republic
19:30Informal reception with networking

Day 2 – November 6, 2012

 Session 2 – Information and communication technology as a tool to boost efficiency of a railway organisation
09:00Supporting the European railway transport: TIS – Train Information SystemHarald ReisingerRNEAustria
 IS DOMIN (Infrastructure Restriction Notices Database) – the database of all the railway infrastructure restrictions as to the current TAF TSI Jiří PálkaSŽDCCzech Republic
 Train Position Vehicle (TPV) as a tool for an instant rendering of the current trafficPavel PinkasOLTIS GroupCzech Republic
 IS KAPO – the information system for calculating the railway access fees Martin HavránekSŽDCCzech Republic
 Web portal of an infrastructure manager Tomáš AndrýsSŽDCCzech Republic
 Technical documentation of line structures as a basis for asset maintenanceRoman ProkešLogicaCzech Republic
11:00Session 4 – Intelligent railways – innovative solutions for the future of the rail infrastructure
 Weather alert systems for railwaysMartin KoenUBIMETAustria
 The Argos® System as a component of the wayside monitoring of the railway Wolfgang ZottlÖBB Infrastruktur Austria
 Monitoring of the quality of the railway network in connection with the dispatching control and with the communication towards RUsAleš ZemanOLTIS GroupCzech Republic
 Cross-border data exchange from the wayside monitoring devices and its exploitation by RUsAlexandr ChloupekRDSAAustria
 Operational Control Centres on MÁV network – ConsiderationsAttila CsehBME Hungary
13:30Session 3 – Electric and fossil traction energy – a significant source of cost and savings for the railway transport
 Ways to saving the traction energy within controlling the train trafficDavid KrásenskýOLTIS GroupCzech Republic
 Eress and its Erex de facto standard solutionDyre Martin Gulbrandsen EressNorway
 Energy demand of a shift plan based on the activated train pathsJiří JanštaOLTIS GroupCzech Republic
 RailwayBox – the metering system for the railway of the futureMichael BaresÖBBAustria
 Redesign of the application ISI (Information System of Infrastructure) for electrotechnics and energy (EE) of ŽSR in connection with establishing diagnostics methods into the maintenance system of the EE devicesJuraj ČernohorskýŽSRSlovakia
 Railway route Margecany – Červená Skala, engineering demanding part of the Mid-Slovakian Transversal Ivan WlachovskýŽSRSlovakia
15:30Session 4 – Intelligent railways – innovative solutions for the future of the rail infrastructure
 ETD – onboard electronic timetablePetr VacekOLTIS GroupCzech Republic
 Vehicle-based part of ETDAntonín FelberUniControlsCzech Republic
 Exploiting diagnostics for an efficient infrastructure maintenanceLadislav KovářSTARMONCzech Republic
 Elastomeric “eco-friendly” material based on end-of-life tyres blended with organic bind resin for railway applicationsEleanor J. Sillerico MaytaACCIONA Infraestructuras S.A.Spain
17:00Closing the conference

Day 2 – November 6, 2012 (in English only)

9:00Parallel Session on International R&D Projects (in English only)
 Transport Research Challenges of the New EU Member statesStane BozicnikUniversity of MariborSlovenia
 Preventing derailments – Project D-RAIL (FP7)Andreas SchöbelTU WienAustria
 Cracow University of Technology – Cooperation on international R&D projectsGrzegorz KaczorCracow University of Technology, Institut of Rail VehiclesPoland
 Projects RAILMAP and ERWIN (EUREKA) for greener and cost-effective transportPetr KročaJERIDCzech Republic
 EUREKA Program – INNOLOGI Project PresentationMurat OzemreBimar Information Technology ServicesTurkey
11:00Current research activities at the Department of Railway TransportMartin KendraUniversity of Žilina, Faculty of Operation and Economics of Transport and CommunicationsSlovakia
 Project MERLIN (FP7) – Intelligent energy management for a smarter railway in EuropeMiroslav ŠkotaOLTIS GroupCzech Republic
 EUREKA and projects of OLTIS GroupKristýna JežováOLTIS GroupCzech Republic
 RETRACK (FP7): Setting up an innovative rail freight service between North Sea and Black SeaTariq van RooijenTNONetherlands
 International R&D Projects of Instytut KolejnictwaKarolina WisniewskaInstytut KolejnictwaPoland