Programme of conference

March 12, 2024

14:00 – 15:00
Registration of participants with refreshments

15:00 – 18:00
Discussion forum

Strategy for the development of railway transport in Slovakia

Concept of railway development in Slovakia
Ondrej Podolec, PSKD(SK)
Implementation of EU transport policy in the Czech Republic
Radek Čech, SŽ (CZ)

Participants in the discussion:
Denisa Žiláková, State Secretary of the Ministry of the Slovak Republic
Igor Choma, State Secretary of the Ministry of the Slovak Republic
Radim Dvořák, EC Representation in Slovakia
Ján Čelko, Rector of ŽU
Peter Mésároš, Rector, TUKE
Peter Helexa, General director of ZSSK
Peter Blaho, Deputy of the General Director of ŽSR
Slavomír Podmanický, PSKD

18:30 – 24:00
Gala evening with the announcement of awards
"The personality of railway and urban rail transport in Slovakia for year 2023"

Music program: Kuštárovci

March 13, 2024

08:00 – 08:30
registration of participants with refreshments

08:30 – 10:30
1st block of presentations with discussion

Financing of transport infrastructure from the SFDI budget in 2024 in the Czech Republic
Zbyněk Hořelica, State Transport Infrastructure Fund (CZ)
Ongoing standardization in Europe's Rail
Vladimír Kampík, AŽD Prague (CZ)
Developments in the UK Rail Network
Finian Lane-Williams, Department for Transport (GB)
The Intelligent Client model in UK Rail Projects
Isabella Lawson, RIA (GB)

10:30 – 11:00
Coffee Break

11:00 – 12:30
2nd block of presentations with discussion

Transport sector strategy 3rd phase
Luděk Sosna, MD (CZ)
Impacts of "rapid liberalization" of transport
Libor Lochman, transport expert (CZ)
Railway Operation – The Swiss Way
Markus Montigel, (CH)
CPK railway program as a potential for railway development infrastructure in Poland
Jacek Zaremba, CPK (PL)

12:30 - 13:00
End of the conference
lunch with a small gift

Program changes reserved.

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