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Agenda

22 September, Sunday
17:00 – 18:00 Registration
18:00 – 18:15 Welcome speeches
18:15 – 21:00 Welcome party
   
23 September, Monday
08:00 – 09:00 Registration, welcome coffee
09:00 – 10:00 Congress opening
10:00 – 10:15 Outlook of the global railway industry
10:15 – 10:45 Coffee break
10:45 – 13:00 Technical peculiarities of high-speed rail wheels and axles - trends and overview. Part 1
13:00 – 14:00 Lunch
14:00 – 15:30 Technical peculiarities of high-speed rail wheels and axles - trends and overview. Part 2
15:30 – 16:00 Coffee break
16:00 – 17:40 Rail / wheel / brake-shoe interaction
18:00 – 22:00 Evening reception
   
24 September, Tuesday
09:00 – 10:40 Wheel defects resulting in failure – the main types of wheel wear and how to control it. Part 1
10:40 – 11:15 Coffee break
11:15 – 13:00 Wheel defects resulting in failure – the main types of wheel wear and how to control it. Part 2
13:00 – 14:00 Lunch
14:00 – 15:40
Equipment to test wheel strength characteristics - analysis of the fatigue properties of rails and axles.
Part 1
15:40 – 16:15 Coffee break
16:15 – 17:30
Equipment to test wheel strength characteristics - analysis of the fatigue properties of rails and axles.
Part 2
18:30 – 22:00 Ukrainian-style dinner
   
25 September, Wednesday
09:00 -10:40 Development of new steel grades for rolling stock wheels
10:40 – 11:15 Coffee break
11:15 – 13:00
Monitoring wheel life cycle and establishing a feedback between wheel producers and users -
development of automatic wheel identification systems and integrated electronic databases
13:00 – 14:00 Lunch
14:00 – 15:40 The latest non-destructive testing technologies for railway wheels and axles, as well as hardness testing
15:40 – 16:00 Coffee break
16:00 – 17:15 Increasing the load on conventional rolling stock
18:00 – 21:00 Gala dinner
   
26 September, Thursday: CIS Workshop
08:30 – 09:45 Global integration of the CIS railway system
09:45 – 10:15 Coffee break
10:15 – 12:20
Strategic program of transportation system development and upgrade in Ukraine, Russia,
Belarus and Kazakhstan. Development of high-speed transportation in CIS countries
12:20 – 13:00 Congress closing
13:00 – 15:30 Networking refreshments
   
27 September, Friday
Trip to the state-of-the-art EAF steel mill Interpipe Steel (optional)
Kiev sightseeing tour, visiting Kiev Pechersk Lavra (optional)

 

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