13th World Security Congress 2017: Railway Freight Security Door to Door 29 November - 1 December 2017, Potsdam, Germany

Venue of the congress

DB Akademie
Am Neuen Palais 1
14469 Potsdam
Germany

29 November 2017

Registration & welcome drink

  • Duration: 19:30 – 21:30 o’clock
  • Venue: Dorint Sanssouci Hotel, Jägerallee 20, 14469 Potsdam, Germany
    We warmly invite you after your registration to a welcome cocktail and a light dinner.

30 November 2017

  • Venue: DB Akademie, Am Neuen Palais 1, 14469 Potsdam, Germany
08:15 Bus shuttle from the Dorint Hotel to DB Akademie
08:00 – 09:00 Registration
09:00 – 18:00 Security Congress
18:00 - open end Gala Dinner
21:30 & 22:00 Bus shuttle to the Dorint Hotel

1st December

Venue: DB Akademie, Am Neuen Palais 1, 14469 Potsdam, Germany

08:15 Bus shuttle from the Dorint Hotel to DB Akademie
09:00 – 12:00 Security Congress
12:00 – 13:00 Lunch
13:00 – 14:00 Two bus tranfers will be organised (Transfer to Tegel Airport and Transfer to Berlin Main station)
14:00 – 15:00 technical visit at the Berlin Main station

Opening session

The 13th UIC Security Congress will be opened on the 30th November at 9:00 by Ronald Pofalla (Member of the Management Board for Infrastructure of the Deutsche Bahn AG), n. n. (Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure), Jerzy Wisniewski (Director of UIC Fundamental Values Department) and Sandra Géhénot (Director of UIC Freight Department)

Technical sessions

  • The first technical session on the 30th November from 11:00 to 12:30 will focus on threats and concerns against freight. Speakers from different railway companies will give an overview about the challenges, modus operandis, the affected areas and vulnerabilities.
    Speakers are inter alia: Gerd Kowanz (DB Cargo AG), Dora Mezek Kukec (Slovenske železnice, d.o.o.), Maarten Gutt (PKP PLK S.A.)
  • The second technical session on the 30th November from 14:00 to 15:30 will focus on answers along the logistic chain regarding to the introduced challenges. Speakers from different transport sectors will give an overview about several solutions and their experiences.
    Speakers are inter alia: Dr. Markus Ksoll (Deutsche Bahn AG), Sergey Medvedev (FSE SRT of Russia), Ingo Hellwig-Delaminsky (DB Schenker AG)
  • The cooperation with third parties is fundamental to increase the security of rail freight. Therefore, the third technical session on the 30th November from 16:00 to 17:30 deals with the responsibility and contribution of different actors to work together to make rail freight more secure.
    Speakers are inter alia: Franz-Xaver Vogl (Federal police department), Bert Westland (RAILPOL), Vyara Filipova (World Customs Organisation)
  • In addition to the collaboration with third parties it is also necessary to exchange information in a secure way as well as to take into account of the results of research projects. The speakers within the fourth technical session on the 1st December from 9:00 to 10:30 will present legal aspects of data exchange, the security hub, a terrorist attacks database as well as possibilities for intelligent wagons.
    Speakers are inter alia: Laurent Maurice (Emis Conseil), Bruno de Rosa (UIC Security Division), Patrick Mantell (UIC Freight Department), Klaus-Uwe Sondermann (European Terminal Interest Group)

Conclusion session

The 13th UIC Security Congress will be concluded on the 1st December from 11:00 to 12:00 by Sandra Géhénot (Director of UIC Freight Department), Marc Beaulieu (Via Rail Canada - Vice chairman of the UIC security platform) and Gerd Neubeck (Deutsche Bahn AG - Chairman of the UIC security platform)

Programme

programme_securitycongress2017_final.pdf

- PDF - 453.5 kb

See the document

Accomodation

Dorint Sanssouci in Potsdam from 29.11. to 1.12. 2017 for 101 € including taxes and breakfast per night.

The participants can book their rooms from now by themselves with the keyword: "UIC World Security Congress 2017".

Hotel Tel.: +49 331 2740
Fax: +49 331 2741 000
E-Mail: Info.berlin-potsdam@dorint.com
The reservation of the rooms is guaranteed until 2.10.2017.

Contact

In case of any questions please don’t hesitate to contact security@uic.org