Rail+Metro Asia Confirms Its First Wave of Speakers
With the rapid development of ASEAN countries’ railway and urban rail transit construction demand, the 2023 Asia International Summit and Exhibition on Railway and Urban Rail Transit (Rail+Metro Asia) will take place in Jakarta, Indonesia, from October 19th to 21st, 2023. This event is organized by the Council for the Promotion of International Trade Shanghai, supported by the Indonesian Ministry of Transport, Indonesian Ministry of Industry, Indonesian Intelligent Transport System Association (ITS Indonesia), and the China Local Railway Association.
The summit aims to gather more than 300 top industry players from various sectors of the railway and urban rail transit industry, including industry operators, technical service providers, equipment suppliers, engineering contractors, research institutions, associations, colleges, as well as professionals in legal, insurance, auditing, certification, and consulting fields, both from domestic and overseas. The event will be aimed at ASEAN countries, where the rail transit sector is rapidly developing, such as Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia, Vietnam, Philippines, and others. Additionally, the summit will facilitate in-depth discussions and communication on topics such as smart transportation systems, standardization establishment, regional limitations, project management, and talent training in international project cooperation related to rail transportation in ASEAN countries.
Here are the first wave of speakers invited to the show, scroll down to see who they are!
Prof. Arnold Dix, President of the International Tunnelling and Underground Space Association (ITA), has confirmed his attendance at the 2023 Asia International Summit and Exhibition on Railway and Urban Rail Transit (Rail+Metro Asia) and will speak on “Environmental Impacts of Technological Innovations in Metro Operations”. Prof. Arnold Dix, President of ITA, graduated from Monash University, Australia in 1986 with a degree in Geotechnical Engineering and Geoenvironmental Studies. He is a scientist and lawyer with decades of experience in the rail, road and public infrastructure sectors, and has demonstrated a well-balanced ability to harmonize the economic, social, safety and environmental dimensions. coordination skills. He blends technical (science and engineering), contractual, regulatory and constitutional expertise in his work.
Mr. Didiek Hartantyo, President-director of Indonesian National Railways (hereinafter referred to as PT KAI), has confirmed his attendance at the 2023 Asia International Summit and Exhibition on Railway and Urban Rail Transit (Rail+Metro Asia) and will be delivering a speech on the topic of “Outlook of Railway and Urban Railway Market in West Asia of India”.Mr. Didiek Hartantyo was born on September 6, 1961 and is a dynamic and ambitious Indonesian banker. He began his tenure as President of PT KAI on May 8, 2020, succeeding Mr. Edi Sukmoro, who had been at the helm of the company for many years. PT KAI is not only the backbone of Indonesia’s national rail transportation system, but also the leader of PilarSinergi BUMN Indonesia (PSBI), the Indonesian consortium of the Yavan high-speed rail project.
Mr. Mohamad Risal Wasal, Director General of Railways, Ministry of Transport of Indonesia, has confirmed his attendance at the 2023 Asia International Summit and Exhibition on Railway and Urban Rail Transit (Rail+Metro Asia) and will give a speech on the development of railroads and urban railways in his country. Mr. Wasal has contributed a lot to the construction of ASEAN countries’ transportation connectivity projects. Readers who are concerned about the construction of the Yavan Express Rail Link (YHRL) project can often see Mr. Wasal’s presence at the construction site of YHRL. At the critical moment when the Yavan Express Railway is about to open for operation, Mr. Wasal told the media again at Gambir Station in Jakarta that he is confident that the Yavan Express Railway will be completed on schedule: “God willing, some external works are still going on, may we all wish that the project will be completed on schedule and run smoothly without any obstacles.”
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This article was originally published by Intex Shanghai Co. Ltd.
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