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June 26-27, 2018 Hilton Philadelphia City Avenue, Philadelphia, PA

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World MetroRail Congress Americas is back after an incredibly successful 2017 launch – featuring the Mayor of Philadelphia Jim Kenney, MTA President Andy Byford and over 400 attendees from across the North American rail industry. In 2018, this unique gathering of experts is bigger than ever – featuring three brand new tracks on: • Train Control & Engineering • Planning & Development • Future of Cities The conference is centered on strategic discussions between rail operators and vendors about upcoming metro rail, light rail and commuter rail projects and improvement plans. Attendees will assess, dissect and overcome the challenges that lie ahead for rail operators and urban planners, while providing vendors with a platform to learn about upcoming projects and tenders before anyone else.

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World MetroRail Congress Americas 2018 is unrivalled in scope, bringing together c-level transit leaders from New York, Chicago, LA, Philadelphia, Miami, Toronto and more. In 2018 attendees, vendors and suppliers will have the unmissable opportunity to meet with every single one of these decision makers under one roof.


Top Speakers

Ken Luebeck Director, System Integration Houston Metro (Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County)

Chris Gauer

Mark Benedict

President, Major Projects Infrastructure Ontario

Director of Light Rail Operations Metro Transit Rail Operations (Minnesota)

Andrew Kuziemko Vice President, Strategic Initiatives, Office of the EVP NYC Transit

Leanne Redden Executive Director RTA (Illinois)

Amanda Rhein Sr. Director, Transit Oriented Development MARTA

Edward Reiskin Director of Transportation San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency

Carlos Ortega Director of Systems Engineering, Office of Systems Engineering MARTA

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Kevin Quinn

Administrator and CEO, Maryland Transit Administration


150+ Speakers

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RAIL LEADERSHIP

Kevin Desmond

Leanne Redden

Kevin Quinn

Edward Reiskin

Mike Marino

Mark Benedict

Yousef Salama

Benjamin Limmer

AJ Olson

Kim Scott Heinle

Adam Giambrone

Chris Swail

CEO Translink

Executive Director RTA (Illinois)

Administrator and CEO Maryland Transit Administration

Director of Transportation San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency

Director Rail Transit/General Manager Port Authority NY & NJ

Director of Light Rail Operations Metro Transit Rail Operations (Minnesota)

Innovation Manager for Public Private Partnerships LA Metro

Assistant General Manager MARTA

Deputy Chief Metro Transit Police Metro Transit Rail Operations (Minnesota)

Assistant General Manager Customer Service & Advocacy SEPTA

Director, Brooklyn-Queens Connector [Streetcars and LRT] City of New York

Director of the Stage 2 Light Rail Transit Program City of Ottawa

ENGINEERING AND TRAIN CONTROL

Kevin Rogers

Carlos Ortega

Ken Luebeck

Carolyn Hayward-Williams

Suhair Al Khatib, MSc, EIT

George Hartman

Anthony Forcina

Daniela Amores

Luis Carrasquero

Tony Koltuv

Anishkumar Gandhi

Manager, Rail Operations NFTA Metro Rail

Director of Systems Engineering, Office of Systems Engineering MARTA

Director, System Integration Houston Metro (Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County)

Staff Director - Signal & Train Control, Office of Railroad Safety Federal Railroad Administration

Deputy Administrator and Chief Planning, Programming and Engineering Officer Maryland Transit Administration

Sr. Manager, Positive Train Control, Operations Amtrak

Executive Director, PTC/Signal Projects Metro-North Rail Road

Chief, Traction Power and Train Control Miami-Dade County Transit

Manager, Onboard PTC Systems Metrolink

Engineering Manager, PTC Amtrak

Deputy Director PTC Metro-North Rail Road

PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT

ASSET MANAGEMENT

TRANSIT ORIENTED DEVELOPMENT

Tina Ignat

Laura Zale

Satyen Patel

Daniel Hofer

Chris Gauer

Roger Bohnert

Simon Dupuis

Jim Allison

Michael Dinning

Amanda Rhein

Natalie Shieh

Jennifer Barr

Asset Management Metra Commuter Rail

Sr. Asset Management Engineer SEPTA

Director of Asset Management MBTA

Manager, State of Good Repair Utah Transit Authority

President, Major Projects Infrastructure Ontario

Director, Office of Outreach and Project Development Build America Bureau, US DOT

Program Manager, Funding and Procurement, Ottawa's Stage 2 LRT Project City of Ottawa

Manager of Planning Capitol Corridor Joint Powers Authority

Director Multimodal Programs and Partnerships USDOT, Volpe Center

Sr. Director, Transit Oriented Development MARTA

Senior Manager, Major Stations Planning and Development Amtrak

Senior Long-Range Planner SEPTA

COMMUNICATIONS AND MARKETING

TECHNOLOGY AND INNOVATION

Andrew Svekla

Veronica Battisti

Andrew Kuziemko

Viswa Panicker

Tom Randall

Josh DeFlorio

Robert Newhouser

Alla Reddy

Debra Lam

Brian Levine

Associate Manager, Smart Growth Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission

Sr. Director, Communications and Marketing Maryland Transit Administration

Vice President, Strategic Initiatives, Office of the EVP NYC Transit

Chief Enterprise Architect WMATA

Director, Fare Collection Systems & Services Maryland Transit Administration

AICP, LEED, Chief, Resilience & Sustainability Port Authority NY & NJ

Deputy Director, Strategic Initiatives, Office of the EVP NYC Transit

Acting Deputy Chief, Data Research & Development, Office of EVP NYC Transit

MD, Smart Cities and Inclusive Innovation Georgia Institute of Technology

Manager of Development, Data Research & Development, Operations Planning NYC Transit

TRANSPORTATION AND TRANSIT EXECUTIVES

Jason White

Thomas Annicq

Michael Parzer

Keith Ammons

Jim Baker

Vukan Vuchic

Juan Matute

Daniel Ronan

Andrew Guthrie

Jim Venturi

Michael Glikin

David Pickeral

CEO Ansaldo STS USA

CEO USA, Axon Vibe

Technical Sales Frauscher Sensor Technology

Vice President of Market Development PowerTrunk

Project Lead, Integrated Travel Program California State Transportation Authority (CalSTA)

Professor Emeritus in the Departments of Electrical and Systems Engineering and City & Regional Planning University of Pennsylvania

Associate Director UCLA Lewis Center and the Institute of Transportation Studies

VP of Strategic Communications Intelligent Transportation Society of America

PhD Candidate in Public Affairs University of Minnesota Center for Transportation Studies

Principal ReThink Studio

Transit Operations Consultant NYC Transit

Entrepreneur and strategic advisor to Connected & Autonomous Vehicles and Smart Cities


Three Tracks of Content

ENGINEERING & TRAIN CONTROL This track brings PTC industry leaders together with asset management decision makers – just in time for their upcoming federal deadlines. You’ll also hear from the east coast powerhouse of resilience and sustainability and mix with the country’s leading pioneers in ATC and CBTC projects.

CHAIRPERSON: Anthony Forcina, Executive Director, PTC/Signal Projects, Metro-North Railroad

PLANNING & DEVELOPMENT Sessions in this track include leading capital programs, a more nuanced look into Public Private Partnerships, Transit Oriented Development, and Transit Scheduling. With an entire segment dedicated exclusively to alternative funding methods, this is the only place to be for planners and developers on the move in the world of metrorail.

CHAIRPERSON: Robert Newhouser, Deputy Director, Strategic Initiatives, Office of the EVP, NYC Transit

FUTURE OF CITIES This brand-new stream covers cutting edge technology from wireless connectivity to mobile ticketing. Our expert speakers aren’t afraid to ask the tough questions of transit agencies and cities; how do we adapt to better encourage riders? How do we evolve with growing populations and multimodal experiences?

CHAIRPERSON: Tom Gerend, Executive Director, KC Streetcar


TRACK 1: ENGINEERING & TRAIN CONTROL CHAIRPERSON: Anthony Forcina, Executive Director, PTC/Signal Projects, Metro-North Railroad

PANEL: POSITIONING ASSET MANAGEMENT AND PREPARING FOR NEW TECHNOLOGY

PANEL: PTC AND THE FINAL STEPS TO COMPLIANCE

MODERATOR:

Anthony Forcina Executive Director PTC Signal Projects Metro-North Rail Road

Carolyn HaywardWilliams Staff Director - Signal & Train Control, Office of Railroad Safety Federal Railroad Administration

PATH AND THE COMPLETION OF CBTC

George Hartman

Luis Carrasquero

Laura Zale

Satyen Patel

Tina Ignat

Mike Marino

Sr. Manager Positive Train Control, Operations Amtrak

Sr. Director Onboard PTC Metrolink

Sr. Asset Management Engineer SEPTA

Director of Asset Management MBTA

Asset Management Metra Commuter Rail

Director Rail Transit/ General Manager Port Authority NY & NJ

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TRACK 2: PLANNING & DEVELOPMENT

I was very honored to moderate a panel regarding asset management in the transit industry. I was very privileged to have strong panelists on the team, including Laura Zale from SEPTA, Satyen Patel from MBTA, and David Rose [from Gannett Fleming], all highly recognized experts in the field of asset management.

Marcelo Bravo, Director, Trapeze Group

CHAIRPERSON: Robert Newhouser, Deputy Director, Strategic Initiatives, Office of the EVP, NYC Transit

WHY TRANSIT INVESTMENT IS SO CRITICAL

DESIGNING MINNEAPOLIS FOR THE SUPERBOWL

INFRASTRUCTURE ONTARIO (IO): P3 LEADERSHIP IN THE CANADA AND DISPELLING TRANSPORTATION MYTHS

BENEFITS OF THE BUILD AMERICA BUREAU IN NEW FINANCING

PANEL: ENCOURAGING AND NAVIGATING TRANSIT ORIENTED DEVELOPMENT

Leanne Redden

Mark Benedict

Chris Gauer

Roger Bohnert

Amanda Rhein

Executive Director RTA (Illinois)

Director of Rail Operations Metro Transit (Minneapolis)

President, Major Projects Infrastructure Ontario

Director of the Office of Outreach and Project Development Build America Bureau US DOT

Sr. Director, Transit Oriented Development MARTA

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Jennifer Barr

Andrew Svekla

Natalie Shieh

Sr. Long Range Planner Manager, Smart Growth Major Stations Planning SEPTA Delaware Valley Amtrak Regional Planning Commission


TRACK 3: FUTURE OF CITIES CHAIRPERSON: Tom Gerend, Executive Director, KC Streetcar

CREATING NEW AND RELEVANT PERFORMANCE METRICS FOR 21ST CENTURY RAIL SYSTEMS

SMART CITIES ROUNDTABLE

MARTA AND GEORGIA TECH: UNDERSTANDING RIDER CAPACITIES IN THE DIGITAL AGE

MOBILE TICKETING: BALTIMORE’S CONSTANT INNOVATION OF CUSTOMER EXPERIENCE

ARE SHARED RIDER SERVICES A REASONABLE SOLUTION FOR PUBLIC TRANSIT’S RIDERSHIP CHALLENGE IN DALLAS?

Alla Reddy

Host: Debra Lam

Benjamin Limmer

Tom Randall

Todd Plesko

Acting Deputy Chief, Data Research & Development, Office of EVP NYC Transit

MD, Smart Cities and Inclusive Innovation Georgia Institute of Technology

Assistant General Manager MARTA

Director, Fare Collection Systems & Services Maryland Transit Administration

VP of Planning and Development Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART)

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CONFERENCE DAY ONE THURSDAY JUNE 26, 2018 08.00

Breakfast & Registration

9.00

KEYNOTE ADDRESS: Translink’s ten-year plan to enhance Vancouver for generations to come

CONFERENCE DAY ONE THURSDAY JUNE 26, 2018 Balancing capital programs in today’s public transit landscape

11.40

• Progress overview of the capital program to date • Making systems smarter and more resilient while facilitating major upgrades and expansions • Understanding the challenges related to “Capital Continuity of Operations” • Achieving future projected operating efficiencies and implement key elements of the cost reduction initiatives

• Engaging your passengers with the most relevant technology and fare payment solutions while also making the system more accessible for handicapped and disabled riders • Working at both the city and state level to ensure mobility solutions and infrastructure are dynamic and viable 30 years from now • What options do we see to enhance transit moving forward such as Congestion Pricing in city centers, Transit Oriented Development and land value capture, and Mobility as a Service to support a seamless multimodal journey? 9.20

KEYNOTE ADDRESS: Building a city from the internet up • How will smart city projects influence how we build our cities and neighborhoods? • What concerns do we run into when anonymizing information and addressing privacy concerns? • How can transit and transportation be an aid to smarter and denser city developments? • What information is necessary for developers and city authorities, and who becomes the new owners of this information?

9.40

KEYNOTE ADDRESS: SFMTA evolution to work with a modern generation

12.00

• Mapping out organizational safety objectives with multi-stakeholder input • Informing capital planning through a robust safety roadmap • Preparing for federal deadlines surrounding the larger role of PTC and asset management and making use of the new technology

• With such multimodal options in San Francisco how are you prioritizing projects to best serve customers’ needs while not forgoing operational demands. • How are you identifying customer frustrations and structuring the agency culture to better understand and improve the customer experience? • Navigating finance and funding challenges while keeping projects on time • What challenges do transit agencies face in adapting and evolving their systems to compete with an ever growing on demand generation? 10.00

Title Sponsor

10.20

Speed Networking and Morning Break

ENGINEERING AND TRAIN CONTROL CHAIRPERSON: Anthony Forcina, Executive Director PTC Signal Projects, Metro-North Rail Road

SIGNALLING 11.20

12.10

PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT CHAIRPERSON: Robert Newhouser, Deputy Director Strategic Initiatives, NYC Transit

FINANCING AND CAPITAL PROGRAM

PANEL: PTC and the final steps to compliance • Ensuring your organization is ready to maintain and operate PTC systems • Demonstrating revenue service for FRA standards • Implementing standardized safety plans plan • Exploring the technical, operational and legal challenges of interoperability between two railroads operating on the same set of tracks

Why transit investment is so critical • Analyzing Chicagoland’s example of an American legacy system • Exploring challenges in funding and ridership and their unique effects on the Chicago transit system • How transit agencies must solve infrastructure issues independently whilst simultaneously advocating for increased funding

FUTURE OF CITIES CHAIRPERSON: Tom Gerend, Executive Director, Kansas City Streetcar

RIDERSHIP AND INTERMODALITY CASE STUDY: Adopting microtransit in public agencies

Creating a comprehensive safety plan

Prioritizing capital spending to add productive and innovative elements • With such long windows between upgrades how do you better prepare for interoperability issues in retrofitting? • Data mining – supporting operations with data • Current initiatives in wireless, drones, cellular data, and mobile ticketing • Are you incorporating the appropriate technologies to the right sectors?

Axle counting as a fallback method for CBTC systems: a case study from TTC Line 1 • An overview of how TTC’s Line 1 YUS (Yonge-University-Spadina) CBTC resignaling project utilizes Frauscher’s ACS2000 Axle Counter as the fall-back train detection system • What data does the Frauscher axle counting system provide to TTC operations when CBTC is interrupted? • Review the benefits of axle counting systems compared to traditional fall-back train detection methods

MARTA and Georgia Tech: Understanding rider capacities in the digital age • The role of new technologies in identifying the root causes of ridership decline • How to strategically leverage partnerships to combat declines in revenue and ridership • Understanding the socio-economic factors at play in the success or failure of urban transit systems in North America • What can we do about it and what do we need to strategically leverage? What partnerships should we focus on? • What economic and/or socio-economic factors are at play?

Creating new and relevant performance metrics for 21st century rail systems • Why has the MTA created a very open and public passenger matrix? • How can we make use of current information to better inform future financing? • With the rise of CBTC what new metrics are more relevant?

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• What if you could realize the revenue potential in your customer relationships -- instead of handing it to Google and other OTAs? • What if your app could serve the information that makes their commute seamless? • What if it didn't require new hardware or ticketing infrastructure?

• How will Los Angeles Metro qualify its ridership for this new transit format? • How do you define a typical journey on the LA Metro? • The importance of creating an intuitive interface that does not just encourage microtransit but also multimodal transportation

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CONFERENCE DAY ONE THURSDAY JUNE 26, 2018 ROUNDTABLES

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Smart cities: Transit and transportations role in building smarter and denser cities

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Revenue service demonstration: Meeting PTC compliance

Asset Management: Informing organizational goals and preparing for new technology

Signaling: What unforeseen factors will your transit system encounter when upgrading your signaling system?

Transit metrics: Creating appropriate performance metrics for modern rail systems

• When building a mobile system how do you prioritize the appropriate items on a working basis? • How do you ensure app user experience, when working to change ingrained habits? • What variables are essential for inspectors in field use? • How do you build it to be cost efficient and scalable?

Safety plan implementation: Where have you assigned and prepared for future investments in PTC?

TNC Competition: Understanding the impact of TNCs on ridership and how to evolve moving forward

Designing more mobile and streamlined asset management systems

Benefits of the Build America Bureau in new financing • Qualifying the role of the Build America Bureau in advising transportation projects • Educating cities and agencies on the most appropriate funding methods for their systems • Financing case studies from current transit and transportation projects

From digital rail to connected retail • Exploring new revenue options from platform to car • Seizing the opportunities in smart mobile adoption • Opening digital stores and coordinating payments with on-platform shops and vending machines

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Has North America been selling CBTC short?

Preparing Minneapolis for Super Bowl 52

• Is CBTC just the latest generation of signaling technology, or is it the foundation for delivering more efficient and costeffective rail transportation services? • Given that CBTC is a complete, serviceproven, stand-alone signalling/train control system, are back-up systems also required? • Should broken rail detection be a constraint on implementing CBTC systems that are not dependent on track circuits?

• Hear Minnesota’s service plan to move thousands on two LRT lines to Super Bowl LII in downtown Minneapolis • Get an in-depth look at the security plan to deliver thousands inside the stadium Security Net • How to preserve mobility for non Super Bowl riders on Super Sunday

PATH and the completion of CBTC

Street railways in urban settings

• When implementing CBTC in a major transit system, how can you align rolling stock, signaling and control center upgrade projects to ensure compatibility? • How do you engage upgrades simultaneously to save money earlier in the projects’ lifecycles?

• Identify the metrics for deciding when bus lines have met capacity • Explore the advantages that fixed rail offers that BRT cannot • Qualify lessons in street railways learned from European hubs

TETRA for Public Transit

The Kansas City Streetcar as the backbone of a smarter city

Lunch Break

ENGINEERING AND TRAIN CONTROL

PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT

ASSET MANAGEMENT

PUBLIC PRIVATE PARTNERSHIPS

PANEL: Positioning Asset Management and preparing for new technology • Building inventory from the ground up versus engaging in policy from the top down • Incorporating emerging technology and breaking the mold of EAM as maintaining old systems • How asset management structuring compliments and encourages organizational goals • From 39 Subjects, to MAP 21, to ISO implementation and certification - what are the final steps to FTA compliance?

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Public Private Partnerships (P3): Dispelling myths and understanding P3s

CONFERENCE DAY ONE THURSDAY JUNE 26, 2018

Infrastructure Ontario (IO): P3 leadership in the Canada and dispelling transportation myths • Since 2005, IO has initiated over 100 major projects with a value exceeding $40B • Hear how IO has achieved substantial completion on 50+ projects with 96% being on-budget • Addressing the IO mandate and approach to transit P3 delivery • Exploring P3 principles, myths and the key lessons learned in the application of the model to urban transit initiatives

Brightline Miami: Best practices for rapid construction • How P3 has evolved since it’s early days in RTD • Assess the route to accelerated construction for rail infrastructure • Working with local stakeholders and neighboring rail properties for a robust construction plan

FUTURE OF CITIES

3.20

DIGITAL RAIL AND CYBERSECURITY Cybersecurity: Innovations and complications • Determine how your customers are interacting with your system in order to lay the foundations for future innovation • Qualify the level of multi-modality in your city and assess the infrastructural and compatibility issues that these options present • Learn how to remove barriers of bureaucracy without compromising the system

Fleet-wide vehicle security camera system implementation- what you see & don't see • Why is it so important to have a complete, holistic solution? • What checkpoints are needed to ensure the whole system is working efficiently? From cameras, DVR, mobile router, wireless infrastructure, to data transport/network capacity• The need to account for current technology and future technology capabilities • What are the observed system benefits of enhanced security through improved situational awareness and investigative efficiencies?

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4.00

• What is TETRA? • Advantages and benefit of TETRA for public transit communications networks • Review of actual case studies of public transit TETRA customers 4.10

REPOINT: The Future of Track Switching • How is Loughborough University in the UK working with London Underground? • What does this do to improve fast switching time which can be down to as fast as 0.5 seconds? • How triplex redundancy produces a step change in availability and reduces cost while also increasing capacity

• With 6,000+ daily ridership- Why is Kansas City’s Streetcar so popular in a city that hasn’t seen rail in 50 years? • Establishing the proper right of ways to complement city needs, increase property value, and encourage ridership • Establishing a strong operational infrastructure to ensure future growth of your system

Curating a connected wireless experience in legacy and urban rail systems • How is your system addressing customers growing need to be connected at all times? • What challenges does aging infrastructure pose and how can urban rail systems overcome them? • Addressing commercial cellular compatibility while meeting back end public safety needs

Capitol Corridor and the connected experience • Understand the advantages of in-trainentertainment for consumers • Present a connected experience to your customers effectively and seamlessly • Explore the back-end benefits of connected vehicles to the transit industry

Are Shared Ride Services a Reasonable Solution for Public Transit’s Ridership Challenge in Dallas? • How do transit agencies evolve with ridership declining across regions? • How are geospatial and demographic changes negatively impacting fixed transit networks? • What has DART learned in these first and last mile demonstrations of shared ride services? • How can we make these programs financially stable for public transit?


CONFERENCE DAY ONE THURSDAY JUNE 26, 2018

CONFERENCE DAY TWO FRIDAY JUNE 27, 2018

4.20

Afternoon Networking Break

8.00

Breakfast and Registration

5.00

KEYNOTE PRESENTATION: how can agencies utilize data more effectively?

9.00

KEYNOTE PANEL: California’s universal integrated travel initiative

• What can the industry do moving forward to increase data sharing practices? • How can transit agencies protect customer data from hackers? • What can be done with data analysis deliver better and more personalized customer experiences? 5.20

The Great Transit Debate: how to raise money to provide secure financing for public transit • Comparing direct government funding to public-private incentives • What benefits does public transit provide and is it able to keep up with private developments? • If direct government is involved, how is it funded —gas tax, sales tax, other taxes?

6.00

• Mobility as a service has become popular in small countries – what has prevented it from taking a hold in the Americas? • Working with city and state authorities to understand data needs • Although mobility as a service may be aimed at the infrequent traveller, how does it benefit the transportation network as a whole? 9.40

• With the Nation’s capital always under scrutiny how has WMATA carefully worked to bring back the trust of passengers? • How are you identifying customer frustrations and structuring the agency culture to better understand and improve the customer experience? • Navigating finance and funding challenges by prioritizing projects and maintenance to best serve customers’ needs while not forgoing operational demands. • What challenges do transit agencies face in adapting and evolving their systems to compete with an ever growing on demand generation?

Cocktail Networking Hour

10.00

Platinum Sponsor 20 minutes

10.00

Speed Networking and Morning Break

11.20

I thought the whole event was well planned, the roundtable sessions were great, and it was a real value adding experience. I certainly recommend it to anyone. It's well organized, it’s the relevant people there, interesting people, good subject matter, and it's certainly been a valuable use of my time Andy Byford, President, NYC Transit 2017 speaker

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KEYNOTE PRESENTATION: The rebirth of WMATA to regain public trust

11.40

ENGINEERING AND TRAIN CONTROL

PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT

FUTURE OF CITIES

SYSTEM RESILIENCE

TRANSIT ORIENTED DEVELOPMENT

FARE COLLECTION

NYC Transit and the digital resilience transformation

PANEL: Encouraging and navigating Transit Oriented Development

Mobile ticketing: Baltimore’s constant innovation of customer experience

• Hear why NYC Transit recently divided their resilience team into Recovery & Resilience and Technology, Preparedness & Communications • How is NYC Transit making use of the latest technology to survey and understand their assets? • How to create more accurate measurements to better inform infrastructure investment

• Who owns the land and what can be done to drive both density of transit and population • Driving growth around your network hubs • Working with local municipalities and understanding TOD Potential • How are you working with state and local developers to prioritize sustainable transit use?

• Engage the newest payment technologies without alienating customers • Balancing fare hikes as ridership continues to drop • What potential does mobile hold in cutting costs and opening new revenue streams?

WMATA’s Sustainability and Innovation Lab • Understand the optimum positioning for sustainability considerations within your transit agency • Why it is important to see sustainability as a nimble innovation lab to quickly test ideas

SEPTA’s modern Key Card expansion • How do you ensure rapid project development to quickly move away from old technology? • Using the latest standards to find multimodal solutions • How is the Key Card streamlining the customer journey?

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CONFERENCE DAY TWO FRIDAY JUNE 27, 2018 12.00

NJ Transit and current state of resilience efforts • What are the sustainability and resilience projects currently underway within NJ Transit? • Navigating challenges in finding relevant contractors • What do innovations like NJ TRANSITGRID – the first of its kind in electrical Microgrid history – mean to power generation and rail infrastructure?

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TOD in growing transit agencies • How can you work with and encourage developers to create value around your lines? • Ensuring convenience for passengers in cities less dependent and accustomed to public transit

• Whether card, chip, and most recently mobile – identify the most relevant technology for your passengers and agency • Setting tight timelines to ensure rapid project delivery • Working with riders to create confidence and fair pricing methods

• What metrics are you using to evaluate each property? • How are you scoring for walkability? • What kind of access is there to multimodal transportation?

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Sustainability: putting sustainability first in your transit agency

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Transit Oriented Development: modernizing best practices

Fare Collection: embracing the newest and most appropriate technologies

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Asset management and final steps for the FTA deadline

PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT

FUTURE OF CITIES

MAINTENANCE

SCHEDULING

SUSTAINABILITY

Maintenance & engineering strategies to extend lifespan of an aging fleet

Having the data is not enough: communicating information to support evidence-based decision making

Creating a safer transit experience to enhance ridership

Using data and analytics to extend the life expectancy of rolling stock • Maximizing the use of data generated by trains • How can data be leveraged to predict when assets will fail? • When does rolling stock need replacing rather than maintaining?

Communications and Marketing: engaging your ridership

Planning: light rail in urban settings

ENGINEERING AND TRAIN CONTROL

• • Re-engineering strategies for extending the life of rolling stock assets • Building in safety and ensuring reliability of aging fleet to prevent failures when in service • Planning and budgeting for increased maintenance costs • Using technology to extend lifespan of an aging fleet

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Procurement: implementing best practices in aiding organizational goals

2.20

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ROUNDTABLES

Special events: Transit and Security planning for special events

1.00

Accelerating fare payment development

Finding potential in new TOD Properties

12:20

CONFERENCE DAY TWO FRIDAY JUNE 27, 2018

3.00

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CBTC: Understanding effective implementation and rapid project delivery

3:20

• • Structuring your leadership to ensure open channels of communication • Finding and using essential data within both legacy and new systems • Informing business critical decisions with robust data findings

Scheduling: Planning train schedules that minimize congestion and maximize asset utilization • How to effectively deal with unplanned maintenance, train delays, and cancellations • Using data visualization in real time • Coordination and communication through data analytics

• • Reducing stigma around public transportation • Encouraging employee connection with passengers- i.e. on the platform vs. in a booth • Identifying which amenities are most relevant for passengers to your transit system

Innovations in financing, design, and construction • Developing effective site-specific solutions for rapid track construction • Analyzing the role of pre-fabricated elements in track construction

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For speaking opportunities, please contact Andrew Hoppe at +1 646 619 1818 or andrew.hoppe@terrapinn.com

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Lunch Break

One of the sessions I found most beneficial was one of the TOD (Transit Oriented Development) sessions where I had an opportunity to interact with one of the executives from Amtrak who was also working on various TOD initiatives here on the east coast, and it showed there’s a lot of the same challenges and issues we have in Los Angeles County, they experience as well. Brett C.S. Roberts, Senior Community Relations Officer, LA Metro 2017 speaker

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2017

Networking

AT A GLANCE

JUJAMA

Wynton Habersham, SVP, Director of Subways, NYC Transit

JUJAMA is our full service app that allows you to manage your time efficiently and effectively at the event, while ensuring you meet all the right people.

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You can use the app to set meetings, explore the agenda, familiarize yourself with speakers and exhibitors and much, much more. Log into your profile, update your details and get started. It's that simple!

Joseph Giulietti, Former President, Metro-North

Andy Byford, President, NYC Transit

Networking with Jujama is available 24/7, enabling you to plan and get the most out of the event well in advance. Accessible via numerous devices, you can: • Review the latest exhibitor list and see where booths are on the floorplan • Contribute to specific groups and start conversations long before the event • Share relevant content with your social networks As an event attendee, you’ll get access to your FREE event management profile and will get personalized login details to use the app. Business Matching at the event goes live four weeks before the show. Note: Jujama respects your privacy and assures you that all of your personal contact information will be kept confidential. Rest assured that no contact information will be shared via our platform.”

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Dr. Joshua L. Schank, Chief Innovation Officer, LA Metro


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NKT PHOTONICS Learn about distributed fiber optic sensing systems for temperature, strain and acoustic sensing!

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CAMLIN POWER

HARTING Ethernet backbones and data infrastructures (e.g. for sensors and passenger information systems) are just some of the possible applications you’ll find here!

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AXON VIBE

PARKEON

Equip your passengers with a personalized and seamless mobile experience powered by AI.

Discover new cost effective off-board fare collection solutions for your city!

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Learn about smart pantograph analysis in real time and implementing a “smart grid” that is designed to maintain the supply of power during arduous fault conditions.

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FRAUSCHER SENSOR TECHNOLOGY How can transit agencies use axle counting as a fallback method for CBTC systems?

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COFFEE & BUFFET 11

SPEED NETWORKING ZONE

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TRAPEZE GROUP Discover the Trapeze Rail Enterprise. From enterprise asset management to operations management & scheduling, we provide integrated software, services and support for streetcar, light heavy, commuter, intercity and high-speed rail.

ALSTOM Visit Alstom develops and markets the most complete range of systems, equipment and services in the railway sector.

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POWERTRUNK TETRA products with unique data transmission enhancing protocols such as SDM (Synchronous Data Manager), provide continuous voice and data communication between vehicles and control systems.

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MAIN ENTRANCE

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RFS Check out cable and antenna systems, and active and passive RF conditioning modules to complete your RF solutions for wireless infrastructure.

MEETING ZONE

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EXHIBITORS

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Pricing RESERVE YOUR PLACE TODAY The earlier you book, the more you’ll save. It’s really easy to book your place online, and our online calculator will ensure you take advantage of the best deal. Book now at www.terrapinn.com/metrorailamericas CONFERENCE PASSES Tier 1 until April 6

Tier 2 until April 27

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There were interesting and provocative sessions that really provoked good follow up discussions as well as send us off on our way with challenging things to tackle and do back at home in the transit industry” Leanne Redden, Executive Director, RTA 2017 speaker

BRING YOUR TEAM There’s so much great content, you can’t possibly cover it all alone! Bring your team and get an extra discount.

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June 26-27 2018 Hilton Philadelphia

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