The goal of the conference is to convey the current information on high speed rail operation and its future development in Europe to the decision-makers on various levels of public service, and to present possible designs of future high-speed rail network in the Czech republic.
- The role of the high speed rail in the transport system of developed countries
- Benefits of high speed rail for the society
- The vision of Czech high speed network and geo-political reasons for its construction
- Benefits of high speed rail for the Czech republic, cohesiveness of the regions and trans-boundary bonds
The following persons will participate at the event: Members of Parliament, representatives of the Ministry of Transport and other ministries, regional governments leaders, mayors and heads of various institutions in the field of transport.
|8.30 – 9.00||Welcome Coffee|
|09.00 – 09.30||Opening session
Mr. Ivan Pilný, Chairman of Commmittee on Economic Affairs, Chamber of Deputies, Parliament of the Czech Republic
|09.30 – 10.00||High Speed Rail: CER’s perspective
Libor Lochman, Executive Director, Community of European Railways (CER)
|10:00 – 11:00||Session I. – Best practices in EuropeHigh Speed Rail Strategy in Sweden
Lennart Lennefors, Trafikverket, Sweden
Developping a world-class railway network
|11:00 – 11:15||Coffee break|
|11:15 – 12:15||Session I. – Best practices in Europe (continues)
Strategy of High-speed Rail in Germany, Project VDE 8.2 Erfurt – Leipzig
Saxony-Czech Route for the Economic Growth – High-speed line Dresden – Prague
HS rail worldwide experience at the service of the Czech republic
|12:15 – 13:15||Networking Lunch|
|13:15 – 14:45||Session II. – Future vision for HSR in Czech Republic
Conception of High-speed Rail in the Czech Republic
Benefits of High Speed Rail
Systematical solution for High Speed Rail Service
New solution for design of High Speed Rail
|14.45 – 15.30||Refreshments & Networking
15.30 End of conference
Venue and time
15th May 2014 in Chamber of Deputies, Parliament of the Czech Republic, Sněmovní street 1, Prague 1.
Contributions and partners
If you have interest to be speaker at the conference or become a partner please contact Mr. Luděk Vyka, ludek.vyka AT cedop.cz, tel. +420 722 485 098
Czech, English and German, simultaneous translation will be available throughout the duration of the conference.