Rail Baltica

Rail Baltica Industry Day - a digital conference - is organised for our existing and future partners to provide a comprehensive overview on the Rail Baltica project progress, plans and latest significant developments.
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Project representatives and key partners will share their insights on the strategic directions for Rail Baltica further development, practical information on the upcoming procurements, project regulatory environment and applicable standards, update on consolidated material procurement framework as well as railway electrification and control-command signalling system project updates. In addition, discussions on developing a new economic corridor will be held.

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Throughout the day interactive discussions and questions / answers sessions will be organised providing partners direct engagement opportunities with the project team.

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Programme

25 November

Track 1 and Track 2
  • 10:00
    • The event starts at 10:00 (EET)

TOPICS

  • 10:00
    • (EET) PART I: RAIL BALTICA GLOBAL PROJECT PROGRESS

  • 10:01
    • Event opening with Baltic Transport ministers and the CEO at RB Rail AS

      Agnis Driksna

      Chairperson of the Management Board and Chief Executive Officer at RB Rail AS

      Tālis Linkaits

      Minister of Transport (Latvia)

      Taavi Aas

      Minister of Economic Affairs and Communications (Estonia)

      Marius Skuodis

      Minister of Transport and Communications (Lithuania)

  • 10:30
    • Presentation: Rail Baltica global project progress and plans

      Agnis Driksna

      Chairperson of the Management Board and Chief Executive Officer at RB Rail AS

  • 10:50
    • Discussion

      Catherine Trautmann

      European Coordinator for the North-Sea Baltic TEN-T Corridor

      Agnis Driksna

      Chairperson of the Management Board and Chief Executive Officer at RB Rail AS

      Tõnu Grünberg

      CEO at OU Rail Baltic Estonia

      Kaspars Vingris

      CEO at SIA Eiropas Dzelzceļa līnijas

      Karolis Sankovski

      CEO at LTG Infra AB

  • 11:15
    • Q&A

  • 11:20
    • Coffee break

  • 11:30
    • Presentation: Ensuring safety and interoperability in the Rail Baltica

      Marc-Philippe El Beze

      Chief Technical Officer and Management Board Member at RB Rail AS

  • 11:50
    • Presentation: Cross-Border Railway Delivery

      Mark S. Loader

      Chief Programme Management Officer and Management Board Member at RB Rail AS

  • 12:30
    • Presentation: Rail Baltica procurement progress and plans

      Kristjan Piirsalu

      Chief Procurement Officer at RB Rail AS

  • 12:50
    • Presentation: Consolidated material procurements: plans, assumptions, and material logistic

      Mārtiņš Blaus

      Procurement Manager at RB Rail AS

  • 13:10
    • Presentation: Proposal Submission & Main Pitfalls

      Aiga Benfelde

      Procurement Manager at RB Rail AS

  • 13:30
    • Q&A

  • 13:35
    • Coffee break

  • 14:00
    • Presentation: Rail Baltica electrification project progress

      Jean-Marc Bedmar

      Head of Systems & Operations at RB Rail AS

  • 14:20
    • Presentation: Control-Command and Signalling (CCS) subsystems deployment in Rail Baltica

      Marc-Philippe El Beze

      Chief Technical Officer and Management Board Member at RB Rail AS

  • 14:40
    • Q&A

  • 14:45
    • Lunch break

  • 15:00
    • (EET) PART II: BUILDING AN ECONOMIC CORRIDOR

  • 15:01
    • Keynote: Key prerequisites to promote the development of competitive market for future services and investment that maximizes traffic and wider socio-economic benefits

      Kaspars Briškens

      Head of Strategy and Development at RB Rail AS

  • 15:15
    • Discussion

      Catherine Trautmann

      European Coordinator for the North-Sea Baltic TEN-T Corridor

      Bente Yedema

      Legal and Policy Officer at European Rail Infrastructure Managers (EIM)

      Marina Potapidou

      Policy Adviser Infrastructure at CER-Community of European Railway and Infrastructure Companies

      Nick Brooks

      Secretary General, ALLRAIL Alliance of Passenger Rail New Entrants 

      Conor Feighan

      Secretary General, European Rail Freight Association

      Simon Fletcher

      Director Europe and Chief Standardisation Officer, UIC – the International Union of Railways

      Jānis Zvīgulis

      Head of FICIL Transport and Infrastructure Issues work group

  • 15:45
    • Keynote: How to promote the catalytic potential and gross value added of Rail Baltica international and regional stations, connectivity between the cities and infrastructures

      Ramiro Alberto Ríos

      Senior Transport Consultant at Ramboll

  • 16:00
    • Discussion

      Kaspars Briškens

      Head of Strategy and Development at RB Rail AS

      Eero Pärgmäe

      Chief Commercial Officer at Tallinn Airport

      Heikki Lahtinen

      Executive Director at LIMOWA Logistics Center Cluster Association

      Normunds Krūmiņš

      Chairman of the Board at Latvian Logistics Association

      Veiko Haavapuu

      Chief Financial Officer and Management Board Member at RB Rail AS

      Jurģis Briedis

      Environmental Accessibility Expert, Organization of people with disabilities and their friends "Apeirons"

  • 16:30
    • Event conclusion

      Agnis Driksna

      Chairperson of the Management Board and Chief Executive Officer at RB Rail AS

Speakers

  • Catherine Trautmann

    European Coordinator for the North-Sea Baltic TEN-T Corridor

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  • Tālis Linkaits

    Minister of Transport (Latvia)

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  • Taavi Aas

    Minister of Economic Affairs and Communications (Estonia)

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  • Marius Skuodis

    Minister of Transport and Communications (Lithuania)

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  • Agnis Driksna

    Chairperson of the Management Board and Chief Executive Officer at RB Rail AS

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  • Marc-Philippe El Beze

    Chief Technical Officer and Management Board Member at RB Rail AS

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  • Mark S. Loader

    Chief Programme Management Officer and Management Board Member at RB Rail AS

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  • Veiko Haavapuu

    Chief Financial Officer and Management Board Member at RB Rail AS

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  • Tõnu Grünberg

    CEO at OU Rail Baltic Estonia

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  • Kaspars Vingris

    CEO at SIA Eiropas Dzelzceļa līnijas

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  • Karolis Sankovski

    CEO at LTG Infra AB

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  • Jean-Marc Bedmar

    Head of Systems & Operations at RB Rail AS

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  • Ģirts Bramans

    Head of Strategic Stakeholders and Communications at RB Rail AS

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  • Kaspars Briškens

    Head of Strategy and Development at RB Rail AS

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  • Kristjan Piirsalu

    Chief Procurement Officer at RB Rail AS

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  • Mārtiņš Blaus

    Procurement Manager at RB Rail AS

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  • Aiga Benfelde

    Procurement Manager at RB Rail AS

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  • Bente Yedema

    Legal and Policy Officer at European Rail Infrastructure Managers (EIM)

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  • Marina Potapidou

    Policy Adviser Infrastructure at CER-Community of European Railway and Infrastructure Companies

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  • Conor Feighan

    Secretary General, European Rail Freight Association

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  • Nick Brooks

    Secretary General, ALLRAIL Alliance of Passenger Rail New Entrants 

    View more
  • Simon Fletcher

    Director Europe and Chief Standardisation Officer, UIC – the International Union of Railways

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  • Jānis Zvīgulis

    Head of FICIL Transport and Infrastructure Issues work group

    View more
  • Ramiro Alberto Ríos

    Senior Transport Consultant at Ramboll

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  • Eero Pärgmäe

    Chief Commercial Officer at Tallinn Airport

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  • Heikki Lahtinen

    Executive Director at LIMOWA Logistics Center Cluster Association

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  • Normunds Krūmiņš

    Chairman of the Board at Latvian Logistics Association

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  • Jurģis Briedis

    Environmental Accessibility Expert, Organization of people with disabilities and their friends "Apeirons"

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  • Jordi Coves

    Technical Director, ENE Engineer

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Conference is held online

forum.railbaltica.org/2021

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