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Cooperation Partners:

Intergovernmental Organization for International Carriage by Rail

@Rail_events #GRFC14

Welcome Cocktail Hosted by Bureau International des Containers Delegates, speakers, chairmen and exhibitors are invited to attend the Welcome Cocktail on Monday evening 23 June 2014 hosted by Bureau International des Containers. The Welcome Cocktail will take place at the exhibition floor.

Why attend the 4th UIC Global Rail Freight Conference The aim of the GRFC conference is to develop benchmarking and exchange of best practice at global level and to stimulate new partnerships between all stakeholders and actors involved. The UIC Global Rail Freight Conference is the place to be every two years for decision-makers from the political, economic and transport world, top rail executives, customers and business partners from the logistics and transport sector, high-level representatives of international institutions and professional associations from across the globe. The sessions of the 4th UIC Global Rail Freight Conference will focus on the latest developments and perspectives in the following areas: “Harmonisation of Procedures and Standardisation” “Spatial Planning and Rail Freight” “Logistics and Integration on Rail Corridors” “How to gain new Market Shares?” “Innovation and New Technological Trends”

Gala Dinner Hosted by ÖBB On Tuesday evening 24 June 2014 participants of the conference are invited by the ÖBB to join the exclusive gala dinner. This event is an excellent opportunity for networking with your industry colleagues. The dinner will take place at the elegant Liechtenstein Garden Palace. This unique location only has a limited number of seats available, they will be allocated on a first come first serve base. Register now and make sure your seat for the dinner is reserved!

Sightseeing and guided tours in Vienna For more information visit: www.wien.gv.at/english/culture-history/tourism www.wien.info/en/travel-info/tourist-info/tourist-information

Register online Register today at www.GRFC2014.com and join the discussions at this international conference! The participation fee is € 975*. Welcome Cocktail (hosted by Bureau International des Containers) and Gala Dinner (hosted by ÖBB) are free of charge. Please note that a limited number of seats for the dinner are available. It is possible to bring an accompanying person to the Welcome Cocktail and Gala Dinner, fee for an accompanying person is € 95 (exclusive VAT). Sponsoring Meet today’s stakeholders in global logistics, railway companies, infrastructure managers, policy makers, researchers, manufacturers, logistics companies, maritime companies, ports etc. at the 4th UIC Global Rail Freight Conference (GRFC) in Vienna from 23 - 25 June 2014. GRFC Vienna 2014 is the perfect way to reach your target group and business relations with your message, by making use of one of the sponsorship packages. The conference offers you the best opportunity to:  Position your brand and business  Get direct and exclusive access to a group of targeted decision-makers  Create new partnerships and alliances  Share knowledge and know-how with your target group  Benefit from unrivalled lead generation and profiling at this event For more information or a custom made proposal please contact the conference and exhibition secretariat: Ms Marieke Bouman, mbouman@europoint.eu Trade Show The Global Rail Freight Conference 2014 will host a professional Trade Show. The Trade Show offers you the opportunity to: - Enhance your brand and product visibility - Promote your products or services - Present your innovations - Generate new business leads

All the coffee and lunch breaks will take place on the Trade Show floor offering you high visibility to a targeted audience. For more information or registration please contact the conference and exhibition secretariat: Ms Marieke Bouman, mbouman@europoint.eu

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Coordinating Council on Trans-Siberian Transportation

International Rail Transport Committee

Bureau International des Containers

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Venue, Travel & Hotel accommodation This Vienna hotel is located in the heart of the city, facing the famous Stadtpark. From the cultural centers of the Opera House and the Schönbrunn Palace to the shopping heavens of Graben and Kohlmarkt, many of Vienna’s top attractions are within easy walking distance.

UIC Global Rail Freight Conference Hilton Stadtpark Vienna, Austria 23-26 June 2014

Conference Hotel: Hilton Vienna, Am Stadtpark 1, A-1030, Vienna, Austria, Tel +43 1 717000, www.hiltonaustria.com/wien

How to get there: The Hilton Vienna hotel has a direct airport connection via the city airport train (CAT), opposite the hotel. You can also take the ’Schnellbahn’ heading for Floridsdorf. Exit the station at Wien Mitte, which is directly next to the Hilton Vienna hotel. A number of hotelrooms have been blocked for conference delegates at a special rate. Please visit the website for more information and reservations.

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Organisers:

www.grfc2014.com Sponsors:

Conference & Exhibition Secretariat, Ms Marieke Bouman, P.O. Box 822, 3700 AV Zeist, the Netherlands. T. +31 (0)30 6981800 F. +31 (0)30 6917394, E. mbouman@europoint.eu, I. www.GRFC2014.com

Official Media Partners:

Conference & Exhibition Secretariat:


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Previously held editions:

The 4th UIC Global Rail Freight Conference –“GRFC 2014”-

Monday 23th June

Wednesday 25th June

2007: New Delhi 2010: Saint-Petersburg 2012: Tangier

will take place from 23 – 26 June 2014 in Vienna and attract

17.00-19.00 Registration 18.00 19:00 Welcome cocktail

09.00 Session 4: How to gain Market Shares n Erik REGTER, Member of the Board, Rail Cargo Group n Hans-Georg Werner, Member of the Board DB Schenker Rail n Alessandro RICCI, President Unione Interporti Reuniti UIR n Francesco S. PARISI, President of The International Federation of Freight Forwarders FIATA n Armand TOUBOL, Consultant Marathon Project

several hundred professionals and decision-makers involved in the development of rail freight and logistics systems across

Tuesday 24th June

the world.

The 2014 edition will focus on “Seamless Transport Chains

09.00 Opening session: Rail Freight in seamless transport systems n Vladimir YAKUNIN, UIC Chairman, President of JSC Russian Railways RZD n Christian KERN, CEO of ÖBB Holding AG, Chairman of the Community of European Railway and Infrastructure Companies (CER) n Jean-Pierre LOUBINOUX, Director General, International Union of Railways UIC n Eva MOLNAR, Director Transport Division , United Nations Economic Commission for Europe UNECE n François DAVENNE, Secretary General of Inter­governmental Organisation for International Carriage by Rail OTIF

through Harmonization” and “Success Stories and Global

10.45 Coffee break

Perspectives for Rail Freight”. Topics will cover harmonization

11.15 Session 1: Worldwide innovation trends and best practices n Stephen CATHCART, Chairman of International Heavy Haul Association IHHA n Semih KALAY, Sr. Vice-president, Transportation Technology Center, Inc. TTCI, Association of American Railroads AAR, USA n Boris LAPIDUS, General Manager Russian Railway Research Institute VNIIZhT, Chairman UIC International railway Research Board IRRB n Sassan RABET, CEO X-RAIL

12.45 Lunch

12.45 Lunch

16.00 Closing Session: Final remarks by UIC / ÖBB 17.30 End of day two

The “GRFC 2014” conference is jointly organized by the Inter­national Union of Railways (UIC) with Austrian Federal Railways (ÖBB) and Rail Cargo Group with the professional support of Europoint B.V.

of procedures and standardisation, best practice and innovation trends worldwide, rail freight and spatial planning, logistics and integration, how to gain market shares, combined transport and intercontinental corridors, new technologies.

14.15 Session 2: Rail Freight and Spatial Planning n Kurt FALLAST, CEO IBV- Fallast n Friedrich GITTERLE, CEO AnschlussBahnProfis n Max HERRY, CEO, HERRY Consult GmbH

15.45 Coffee break 16.15 Session 3: Logistics and Integration n Georg KASPERKOVITZ, Member of the Board, Rail Cargo Group n Sylvie Charles, CEO Fret SNCF n Martin PLATZER, voestalpine Schienen GmbH n Vice-President JSC Russian Railways RZD n Ibrahim CELIK, Freight Director Turkish States Railway, TCDD 18.00 End of day one 20.00 Gala Dinner

Please note that there will be simultaneous translation between English - German and English - Russian available.

10.45 Coffee break 11.15 Session 5: Combined Transport and Intercontinental Corridors n Gennady BESSONOV, Secretary General of the Coordinating Council on Transsiberian Transportation CCTT n Eric LAMBERT, CEO CFL Logistics n Ralf-Charley SCHULTZE, Director General International Union of Road-Rail Combined Transport UIRR n Bertrand Geoffrey, Bureau international des Containers et du Transport intermodal BIC n Pavel P. SHANAYTSA, Director JSC Transcontainer Europe n Hossein ASHORI, Vice President Operation & Movement Railways of the Islamic Republic of Iran RAI

14.15 Session 6: New Technologies, Standardisation n Dirk BRUCKMANN, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology ETH Zürich n Michael DIEHL, Director Railway Industry, SAP n Simon BOSSCHIETER, CEO Holland Container Innovations Nederland B.V. n Clemente FUGGINI, Deputy Project Coordinator SUSTRAIL Project n Hans-Günther KERSTEN, Director Rail System UIC 15.30 Coffee break

Thursday 26th June Technical visits On Thursday morning 26 June there are 2 visits possible for a limited number of participants. Registration will be on a first come first serve basis. 1. The completely newly developed and nearly finished Vienna Main Station whereby 2 dead end stations have been transformed into a through station as part of a very large urban development project. It is a crossing point of 3 TEN axes (TransEuropean Network). A modern hub for East-West and North-South-traffic. 2. The rail traffic control center. For details on location and timing please visit our website.


4 UIC Global Rail Freight Conference Vienna, 23-26 June 2014 th

Previously held editions:

The 4th UIC Global Rail Freight Conference –“GRFC 2014”-

Monday 23th June

Wednesday 25th June

2007: New Delhi 2010: Saint-Petersburg 2012: Tangier

will take place from 23 – 26 June 2014 in Vienna and attract

17.00-20.00 Registration 18.00 Welcome cocktail

09.00 Session 4: How to gain Market Shares n Erik REGTER, Member of the Board, Rail Cargo Group n Hans-Georg Werner, Member of the Board DB Schenker Rail n Alessandro RICCI, President Unione Interporti Reuniti UIR n Francesco S. PARISI, President of The International Federation of Freight Forwarders FIATA n Armand TOUBOL, Consultant Marathon Project

several hundred professionals and decision-makers involved in the development of rail freight and logistics systems across

Tuesday 24th June

the world.

The 2014 edition will focus on “Seamless Transport Chains

09.00 Opening session: Rail Freight in seamless transport systems n Vladimir YAKUNIN, UIC Chairman, President of JSC Russian Railways RZD n Christian KERN, CEO of ÖBB Holding AG, Chairman of the Community of European Railway and Infrastructure Companies (CER) n Jean-Pierre LOUBINOUX, Director General, International Union of Railways UIC n Eva MOLNAR, Director Transport Division , United Nations Economic Commission for Europe UNECE n François DAVENNE, Secretary General of Inter­governmental Organisation for International Carriage by Rail OTIF

through Harmonization” and “Success Stories and Global

10.45 Coffee break

Perspectives for Rail Freight”. Topics will cover harmonization

11.15 Session 1: Worldwide innovation trends and best practices n Stephen CATHCART, Chairman of International Heavy Haul Association IHHA n Semih KALAY, Sr. Vice-president, Transportation Technology Center, Inc. TTCI, Association of American Railroads AAR, USA n Boris LAPIDUS, General Manager Russian Railway Research Institute VNIIZhT, Chairman UIC International railway Research Board IRRB n Sassan RABET, CEO X-RAIL

The “GRFC 2014” conference is jointly organized by the Inter­national Union of Railways (UIC) with Austrian Federal Railways (ÖBB) and Rail Cargo Group with the professional support of Europoint B.V.

of procedures and standardisation, best practice and innovation trends worldwide, rail freight and spatial planning, logistics and integration, how to gain market shares, combined transport and intercontinental corridors, new technologies.

14.15 Session 2: Rail Freight and Spatial Planning n Kurt FALLAST, CEO IBV- Fallast n Friedrich GITTERLE, CEO AnschlussBahnProfis n Max HERRY, CEO, HERRY Consult GmbH n Victor Schoenmakers, Director of European & International Affairs Port of Rotterdam 15.45 Coffee break 16.15 Session 3: Logistics and Integration n Georg KASPERKOVITZ, Member of the Board, Rail Cargo Group n Sylvie Charles, CEO Fret SNCF n Martin PLATZER, voestalpine Schienen GmbH n Vice-President JSC Russian Railways RZD n Ibrahim CELIK, Freight Director Turkish States Railway, TCDD 18.00 End of day one 20.00 Gala Dinner

10.45 Coffee break 11.15 Session 5: Combined Transport and Intercontinental Corridors n Gennady BESSONOV, Secretary General of the Coordinating Council on Transsiberian Transportation CCTT n Eric LAMBERT, CEO CFL Logistics n Ralf-Charley SCHULTZE, Director General International Union of Road-Rail Combined Transport UIRR n Bertrand Geoffrey, Bureau international des Containers et du Transport intermodal BIC n Pavel P. SHANAYTSA, Director JSC Transcontainer Europe n Hossein ASHORI, Vice President Operation & Movement Railways of the Islamic Republic of Iran RAI 12.45 Lunch 14.15 Session 6: New Technologies, Standardisation n Dirk BRUCKMANN, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology ETH Zürich n Michael DIEHL, Director Railway Industry, SAP n Simon BOSSCHIETER, CEO Holland Container Innovations Nederland B.V. n Clemente FUGGINI, Deputy Project Coordinator SUSTRAIL Project n Hans-Günther KERSTEN, Director Rail System UIC

15.30 Coffee break 16.00 Closing Session: Final remarks by UIC / ÖBB 17.30 End of day two

12.45 Lunch

Please note that there will be simultaneous translation between English - German and English - Russian available.

Thursday 26th June Technical visits On Thursday morning 26 June there are 2 visits possible for a limited number of participants. Registration will be on a first come first serve basis. 1. The completely newly developed and nearly finished Vienna Main Station whereby 2 dead end stations have been transformed into a through station as part of a very large urban development project. It is a crossing point of 3 TEN axes (TransEuropean Network). A modern hub for East-West and North-South-traffic. 2. The rail traffic control center. For details on location and timing please visit our website.


4 UIC Global Rail Freight Conference Vienna, 23-26 June 2014 th

Previously held editions:

The 4th UIC Global Rail Freight Conference –“GRFC 2014”-

Monday 23th June

Wednesday 25th June

2007: New Delhi 2010: Saint-Petersburg 2012: Tangier

will take place from 23 – 26 June 2014 in Vienna and attract

17.00-19.00 Registration 18.00 19:00 Welcome cocktail

09.00 Session 4: How to gain Market Shares n Erik REGTER, Member of the Board, Rail Cargo Group n Hans-Georg Werner, Member of the Board DB Schenker Rail n Alessandro RICCI, President Unione Interporti Reuniti UIR n Francesco S. PARISI, President of The International Federation of Freight Forwarders FIATA n Armand TOUBOL, Consultant Marathon Project

several hundred professionals and decision-makers involved in the development of rail freight and logistics systems across

Tuesday 24th June

the world.

The 2014 edition will focus on “Seamless Transport Chains

09.00 Opening session: Rail Freight in seamless transport systems n Vladimir YAKUNIN, UIC Chairman, President of JSC Russian Railways RZD n Christian KERN, CEO of ÖBB Holding AG, Chairman of the Community of European Railway and Infrastructure Companies (CER) n Jean-Pierre LOUBINOUX, Director General, International Union of Railways UIC n Eva MOLNAR, Director Transport Division , United Nations Economic Commission for Europe UNECE n François DAVENNE, Secretary General of Inter­governmental Organisation for International Carriage by Rail OTIF

through Harmonization” and “Success Stories and Global

10.45 Coffee break

Perspectives for Rail Freight”. Topics will cover harmonization

11.15 Session 1: Worldwide innovation trends and best practices n Stephen CATHCART, Chairman of International Heavy Haul Association IHHA n Semih KALAY, Sr. Vice-president, Transportation Technology Center, Inc. TTCI, Association of American Railroads AAR, USA n Boris LAPIDUS, General Manager Russian Railway Research Institute VNIIZhT, Chairman UIC International railway Research Board IRRB n Sassan RABET, CEO X-RAIL

12.45 Lunch

12.45 Lunch

16.00 Closing Session: Final remarks by UIC / ÖBB 17.30 End of day two

The “GRFC 2014” conference is jointly organized by the Inter­national Union of Railways (UIC) with Austrian Federal Railways (ÖBB) and Rail Cargo Group with the professional support of Europoint B.V.

of procedures and standardisation, best practice and innovation trends worldwide, rail freight and spatial planning, logistics and integration, how to gain market shares, combined transport and intercontinental corridors, new technologies.

14.15 Session 2: Rail Freight and Spatial Planning n Kurt FALLAST, CEO IBV- Fallast n Friedrich GITTERLE, CEO AnschlussBahnProfis n Max HERRY, CEO, HERRY Consult GmbH

15.45 Coffee break 16.15 Session 3: Logistics and Integration n Georg KASPERKOVITZ, Member of the Board, Rail Cargo Group n Sylvie Charles, CEO Fret SNCF n Martin PLATZER, voestalpine Schienen GmbH n Vice-President JSC Russian Railways RZD n Ibrahim CELIK, Freight Director Turkish States Railway, TCDD 18.00 End of day one 20.00 Gala Dinner

Please note that there will be simultaneous translation between English - German and English - Russian available.

10.45 Coffee break 11.15 Session 5: Combined Transport and Intercontinental Corridors n Gennady BESSONOV, Secretary General of the Coordinating Council on Transsiberian Transportation CCTT n Eric LAMBERT, CEO CFL Logistics n Ralf-Charley SCHULTZE, Director General International Union of Road-Rail Combined Transport UIRR n Bertrand Geoffrey, Bureau international des Containers et du Transport intermodal BIC n Pavel P. SHANAYTSA, Director JSC Transcontainer Europe n Hossein ASHORI, Vice President Operation & Movement Railways of the Islamic Republic of Iran RAI

14.15 Session 6: New Technologies, Standardisation n Dirk BRUCKMANN, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology ETH Zürich n Michael DIEHL, Director Railway Industry, SAP n Simon BOSSCHIETER, CEO Holland Container Innovations Nederland B.V. n Clemente FUGGINI, Deputy Project Coordinator SUSTRAIL Project n Hans-Günther KERSTEN, Director Rail System UIC 15.30 Coffee break

Thursday 26th June Technical visits On Thursday morning 26 June there are 2 visits possible for a limited number of participants. Registration will be on a first come first serve basis. 1. The completely newly developed and nearly finished Vienna Main Station whereby 2 dead end stations have been transformed into a through station as part of a very large urban development project. It is a crossing point of 3 TEN axes (TransEuropean Network). A modern hub for East-West and North-South-traffic. 2. The rail traffic control center. For details on location and timing please visit our website.


Cooperation Partners:

Intergovernmental Organization for International Carriage by Rail

@Rail_events #GRFC14

Welcome Cocktail Hosted by Bureau International des Containers Delegates, speakers, chairmen and exhibitors are invited to attend the Welcome Cocktail on Monday evening 23 June 2014 hosted by Bureau International des Containers. The Welcome Cocktail will take place at the exhibition floor.

Why attend the 4th UIC Global Rail Freight Conference The aim of the GRFC conference is to develop benchmarking and exchange of best practice at global level and to stimulate new partnerships between all stakeholders and actors involved. The UIC Global Rail Freight Conference is the place to be every two years for decision-makers from the political, economic and transport world, top rail executives, customers and business partners from the logistics and transport sector, high-level representatives of international institutions and professional associations from across the globe. The sessions of the 4th UIC Global Rail Freight Conference will focus on the latest developments and perspectives in the following areas: “Harmonisation of Procedures and Standardisation” “Spatial Planning and Rail Freight” “Logistics and Integration on Rail Corridors” “How to gain new Market Shares?” “Innovation and New Technological Trends”

Gala Dinner Hosted by ÖBB On Tuesday evening 24 June 2014 participants of the conference are invited by the ÖBB to join the exclusive gala dinner. This event is an excellent opportunity for networking with your industry colleagues. The dinner will take place at the elegant Liechtenstein Garden Palace. This unique location only has a limited number of seats available, they will be allocated on a first come first serve base. Register now and make sure your seat for the dinner is reserved!

Sightseeing and guided tours in Vienna For more information visit: www.wien.gv.at/english/culture-history/tourism www.wien.info/en/travel-info/tourist-info/tourist-information

Register online Register today at www.GRFC2014.com and join the discussions at this international conference! The participation fee is € 975*. Welcome Cocktail (hosted by Bureau International des Containers) and Gala Dinner (hosted by ÖBB) are free of charge. Please note that a limited number of seats for the dinner are available. It is possible to bring an accompanying person to the Welcome Cocktail and Gala Dinner, fee for an accompanying person is € 95 (exclusive VAT). Sponsoring Meet today’s stakeholders in global logistics, railway companies, infrastructure managers, policy makers, researchers, manufacturers, logistics companies, maritime companies, ports etc. at the 4th UIC Global Rail Freight Conference (GRFC) in Vienna from 23 - 25 June 2014. GRFC Vienna 2014 is the perfect way to reach your target group and business relations with your message, by making use of one of the sponsorship packages. The conference offers you the best opportunity to:  Position your brand and business  Get direct and exclusive access to a group of targeted decision-makers  Create new partnerships and alliances  Share knowledge and know-how with your target group  Benefit from unrivalled lead generation and profiling at this event For more information or a custom made proposal please contact the conference and exhibition secretariat: Ms Marieke Bouman, mbouman@europoint.eu Trade Show The Global Rail Freight Conference 2014 will host a professional Trade Show. The Trade Show offers you the opportunity to: - Enhance your brand and product visibility - Promote your products or services - Present your innovations - Generate new business leads

All the coffee and lunch breaks will take place on the Trade Show floor offering you high visibility to a targeted audience. For more information or registration please contact the conference and exhibition secretariat: Ms Marieke Bouman, mbouman@europoint.eu

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Organisation for Co-operation between Railways

Coordinating Council on Trans-Siberian Transportation

International Rail Transport Committee

Bureau International des Containers

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Venue, Travel & Hotel accommodation This Vienna hotel is located in the heart of the city, facing the famous Stadtpark. From the cultural centers of the Opera House and the Schönbrunn Palace to the shopping heavens of Graben and Kohlmarkt, many of Vienna’s top attractions are within easy walking distance.

UIC Global Rail Freight Conference Hilton Stadtpark Vienna, Austria 23-26 June 2014

Conference Hotel: Hilton Vienna, Am Stadtpark 1, A-1030, Vienna, Austria, Tel +43 1 717000, www.hiltonaustria.com/wien

How to get there: The Hilton Vienna hotel has a direct airport connection via the city airport train (CAT), opposite the hotel. You can also take the ’Schnellbahn’ heading for Floridsdorf. Exit the station at Wien Mitte, which is directly next to the Hilton Vienna hotel. A number of hotelrooms have been blocked for conference delegates at a special rate. Please visit the website for more information and reservations.

r t chains o p s n a r t ss S e a ml e onisation m r a h h g u o r th nd global a s e ri to s s e c c Su r rail freight fo s e v ti c e p rs e p nce Two day Confere w n Trade sho visit n Technical

n

Organisers:

www.grfc2014.com Sponsors:

Conference & Exhibition Secretariat, Ms Marieke Bouman, P.O. Box 822, 3700 AV Zeist, the Netherlands. T. +31 (0)30 6981800 F. +31 (0)30 6917394, E. mbouman@europoint.eu, I. www.GRFC2014.com

Official Media Partners:

Conference & Exhibition Secretariat:

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