Telecommunications and Technology Forum
Telecommunications and Technology Forum 2017
The next Telecommunications and Technology Forum is expected to take place in July 2017 in Sydney, details are to be confirmed and will be updated here.
Telecommunications and Technology Forum 2016
This ARA forum held 14-15 July in Melbourne brought together experts to examine the revolution in telecommunications and technology in the rail industry.
A diverse array of presentations were delivered on topics including, Advanced Train Management Systems; Driverless Trains; Big Data; Sydney Train’s new State of the Art Rail Operations Centre; using on board and off board Information; Using train control to improve safety; and Why standards are critical for our future in telecommunications, among many more.
The forum was generously sponsored by TTG Transportation Technology.
Networking drinks on day 1 were generously sponsored by ARUP.
A PDF version of each available presentation from the two days can be found by clicking on the name of the presenters below*:
The Revolution in Spectrum
David Brumfield, Executive Manager, Spectrum Management Policy Branch, ACMA
Panel: Telecommunications and Technology in Transport – evolution now revolution?
Donna Wieland, General Manager, Strategic Policy Branch, Surface Transport Policy Division, Commonwealth Department of Infrastructure and Regional Development
Bruce Moore, General Manager, Telecommunications Group, VicTrack
Bruno Lambla, Product Manager, TTG Transportation Technology
The Rail Journey in Telecommunications and Technology
John Hall, Communications Manager, Enterprise Services, ARTC
Train Control Systems – The Evolution and Revolution
Mark Vernal, Head of Business Integration, Metro Trains Melbourne
Optimising the World’s Railways – an Australian technology perspective
Stan Ghys, Business Development Manager, TTG Transport Technology
Driverless Trains – challenges and opportunities
Oliver Fried, Director Products, Sydney Metro
There May Not Be Regulatory Barriers to Automated Rail in Australia, but are we ready for It?
Michelle Hendy, Chief Planning Officer, National Transport Commission
Advanced Train Management System
Jonathan White, Development and Engineering Manager, ATMS, ARTC
Sydney Trains Rail Operations Centre – putting the customer at the heart of everything we do
Andrew Constantinou, Rail Operations Centre Technical and Assurance Director, Sydney Trains
Analytics – using data at your fingertips for better outcomes
Rob Fitzpatrick, CEO, Australian Information Industry Association
Keeping Data Secure
Dr Christopher Beggs, Managing Director, Security Information Solutions
The Search for MH370 – lessons in communication
Peter Foley, Program Director, Search for MH370, ATSB
Leveraging GPS Technological Advantage to Mitigate Driver Human Factor Risk
Phil O’Connell, Group General Manager Zero Harm Systems, KiwiRail
Carl Mills, Manager Operations Development, KiwiRail
User Centred Design in a Data Driven World
Caithleen Jones, Manager New Products, PTV
Multi-Modal Transport Information
Brian Smith, General Manager Strategic Relationships, Intelematics
Enabling Freedom of Mobility
Hany Eldaly, Director, Mobility as a Service
Real Time Data Processing for Rail Operations
Mark Wood, General Manager Telecommunications and Electronic, 4Tel
Standards for Freight and Inventory
Bonnie Ryan, Senior Manager Transport and Heavy Industry, GS1 Australia
Standards – supporting technological innovation
Jesse Baker, Manager Safety and Risk, RISSB
Lost Time and Money in ICT Projects – can standards improve things?
Gerard Cullen, Senior Project Manager, Information and Communicatrions Technology, Level Crossing Removal Authority
The Future of Rail
Neal Mumford, Rail Business Leader, ARUP Australasia
Panel: Telecommunications and Technology in the Future – the revolution continues
Jamie Smith, Business Development National Transport Infrastructure, Telstra
Glenn Maker, Sales Director, Ground Transportation Systems, Thales Australia
Warren Lemmens, Chief Technology Officer, Nokia Solutions
* If no link is available the presenter has declined to make their presentation available publicly