UIC HIGHSPEED 2012 consists of a world congress and a trade exhibition. The congress is renowned worldwide as the most prominent and large-scale global event on high-speed rail. High-level speakers and participants will meet to consider and discuss all issues linked to high-speed rail development. This includes political and strategic planning, innovative financing solutions, technological innovations, energy and carbon balance, standards and interoperability, safety and security management, research, trends in commercial concepts and services, and partnerships. Participants include political decision-makers at a national and local level, representatives of governments, international institutions, key economical/financial/environmental organisations, financial institutions, industry research centers, universities, the global high-speed rail supply industry and the international press.
The trade exhibition will be held simultaneously with the world congress and will provide a meeting platform where latest technologies and developments in high-speed rail will be showcased. Railway manufacturers, railway undertakings, infrastructure companies, consultants, supplying industry, and service companies will demonstrate their innovative products and services to visitors to the exhibition as well as the high-level congress participants.
The program will also include technical tours facilitated by Amtrak.
More information is available on the UIC HIGHSPEED 2012 website: www.uic-highspeed2012.com