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Over the years the InnoTrans Convention has become firmly established as an international meeting place for top decision-makers from the business, political and transportation communities. Featuring high-profile panel discussions and expert talks on current and future-focused mobility topics, the InnoTrans Convention is the ideal platform for the exchange of views on an equal footing. This is where tomorrow’s transport issues can be discussed at an international level.

Dialog Forum

The Dialog Forum is the Convention’s main thematic focus. It is organized by the German Transport Forum (DVF); the Association of German Transport Companies (VDV); the Association of the European Rail Industry (UNIFE) and the German Railway Industry Association (VDB).

Wednesday, 19.09.2018

Time: 10.00 a.m. - 12.00 p.m.
Topic: Railway Transport 4.0 – Innovation within the Railway Industry for more Climate Protection and more Customer Quality
Organiser: German Railway Industry Association (VDB)

Time: 2.00 p.m. - 4.00 p.m.
Topic: Digitalisation in rail freight transport - challenges and chances for businesses
Organiser: Association of German Transport Companies (VDV) and German Transport Forum (DVF)

Thursday, 20.09.2018

Time: 10.00 a.m. - 12.00 p.m.
Topic: ERTMS, the backbone of the digital railway
Organiser: Association of the European Rail Industry (UNIFE)

Time: 2.00 p.m. - 4.00 p.m.
Topic: New mobility services plus bus and rail – How is digitization changing public transport?
Organiser: Association of German Transport Companies (VDV) and German Transport Forum (DVF)

Friday, 21.09.2018

Time: 10.00 a.m. - 12.00 p.m.
Topic: Innovation Paths 4.0- VDB Future-Workshop
Organiser: German Railway Industry Association (VDB)

Location: Palais am Funkturm

Dialogue at the highest level. The Rail Leaders’ Summit (RLS) provides transport ministers and the chief executives of international transport companies with the opportunity to exchange views. It is planned and run by Deutsche Bahn AG: the German Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure and Messe Berlin GmbH.

Tuesday, 18.09.2018

Time: 3.00 p.m. - 5.00 p.m.
Topic: RAILtropolis – The future of cities is rail

Location: Hall 7.3, Room Berlin

By invitation only!

The International Design Forum focuses on design-relevant topics in public transport and is organised by International Design Center Berlin (IDZ).

Wednesday, 19.09.2018

Time: 10.15 a.m. - 2.30 p.m.
Topic: From Interior Visions to Extended Mobility – Innovative Transport Solutions for a Changing World

Location: CityCube Berlin, Level 3, M1 - M3

The International Tunnel Forum is the supporting event for the exhibition’s Tunnel Construction segment and comprises various compact discussion forums led by international figures. It is organized by the German Research Association for Tunnels and Transportation Facilities (STUVA e.V.).

Wednesday, 19.09.2018

Time: 2.00 p.m. - 4.00 p.m.
Topic: Long-term Targets in Tunnelling: Investment Strategies for Construction and Refurbishment

Thursday, 20.09.2018

Time: 2.00 p.m. - 4.00 p.m.
Topic: Current Challenges in Tunnelling and Tunnel Operation

Location: CityCube Berlin, Level 3, M8

The Public Transport Forum focuses on developments relating to public mass passenger transport systems. It is realized by Planungsbüro für Verkehr (PBV) and ETC Transport Consultants GmbH.

Thursday, 20.09.2018

Time: 10.00 a.m. - 12.30 p.m.
Topic: Digitalization of public transport - Aspects of the present and the future

Location: Hall 7.3, Room Berlin

Deutsche Bahn AG is hosting for the second time the 2016 launched Innovation Forum on the InnoTrans.

Thursday, 20.09.2018

Time: 12.00 p.m. - 5.00 p.m.
Topic: Shaping intermodal mobility together

Location: CityCube Berlin, Level 3, M1 - M3

The International Bus Forum will be taking place for the first time during InnoTrans 2018 and is organised by the Association of German Transport Companies (VDV).

Thursday, 20.09.2018

Time: 2.00 p.m. - 4.00 p.m.
Topic: E-Bus: the solution for climate protection in urban traffic?

Location: Hall 7.3, Room Berlin