The Asset Management Working Group of the International Union of Railways (UIC) is organising its fourth international Conference dedicated to Asset management, in Paris at UIC Headquarters, from 17th to 19th April 2019.

This Conference is opened to the whole Asset Management world and will present the latest developments in various industries (roads, waterways, energy…) and on different continents. It aims at:

  • offering opportunities for international and multi-sector networking with actors from South-East Asia, Middle-West, Eastern Europe and Western-Europe working in various fields like Infrastructure, Industry and Energy;
  • providing Asset Managers with concrete examples and guidance to improve their capabilities, based on the UIC guideline;
  • exploring the latest developments, knowledge and experience across the Asset Management World.

Among the potential subjects, UIC plans to address the following topics:

  • strategic Asset Management Plan;
  • relation between asset managers and suppliers;
  • big data and digitalisation for Asset Management;
  • software assisted modelling of investment plans;
  • Asset Management for signalling.

The Asset Management Global Conference 2019 is sponsored by:

Conference programme

The conference will be held over a three-day period:

17-18 April 2019 : keynote speakers, case study presentations and discussions to provide Railway Infrastructure Organisations with concrete examples and guidance to improve their Asset Management capabilities

17 April 2019 - 7.30 pm : Dinner at the Musée du Vin (Rue des Eaux – 5 place Charles Dickens – 75016 PARIS)

19 April 2019 :

Option 1:
from 9:30 to 12.30 : technical visit to ALTAMETRIS (assistance to maintenance using drones)

9h30-9h45: Welcome to the delegates in front of Altametris entrance at:

21 Avenue du Stade de France
93210 Saint Denis
(above Pôle Emploi offices)
Access by RER B: Station GARE DE LA PLAINE STADE DE FRANCE, Saint-Denis

10:00 am: Welcome address and division of the participants in 3 groups who can attend each of the three 40-minute sessions.

MODULE A (Workshop): A drone fleet
• Presentation of the fleet
• Drone capacities and specific use cases

MODULE B (Conference): ALTAMETRIS - A gold nugget by SNCF Réseau
• Presentation of the company
• Practical cases of concrete use:

  • Characterization of vegetation risk
  • monitoring of network
  • Pre-Diagnostics of condition: OA, OT, Catenaries
  • 3D & BIM data

Questions & Answers

MODULE C (Laboratory): Current developments
• Focus on technologies in the industrialisation process
• Artificial Intelligence for the extraction of lanes / jigs
• Drones and robots of tomorrow

End of the visit: around 12.30.

Option 2:

Flyer Assetsgame

from 9:00 to 4.30: Business game organized by Assetsman at UIC

Through the use of ASSETSGAME, participants learn in one day how an Asset Management programme benefits an organization and the changes that are needed to achieve success.

Exhibition and sponsoring

If you wish to be an exhibitor or a sponsor at the UIC Asset Management Global Conference 2019, please contact Ms. Christine Hassoun at: hassoun@uic.org

Please note exhibition booths and sponsoring opportunities will be offered on a first come first served basis.

Practical information

How to get to UIC

Registration

  • To make a bank transfer in the payment panel, please click on the link to "Other means of payment".
  • All prices are VAT included.
Fees include:
  • all conference sessions on 17 and 18/04/19;
  • the technical visit on 19/04/19;
  • lunches on 17 and 18/04/19;
  • dinner at the Musée du Vin on 17/04/19.

Contact

Ms. Christine Hassoun - UIC Rail System Department
hassoun@uic.org