Speakers

International railway operators, researchers as well as association representatives will be the speakers for the Wheel Detection Forum 2017. Across the various themes and trends, they present the most transformative ideas for the future of train tracking.

Keynote speakers: Trends and visions

Jörn Schlichting

Jörn Schlichting

DB Netz AG
Germany

Philipp Bührsch

Philipp Bührsch

DB Netz AG
Germany

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Hannes Stefko

IBM
Austria

Dietmar Dahmen

Dietmar Dahmen

Visionary and innovation expert
Austria

New concepts for train tracking

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Giri Pentakota

Giri Pentakota

Alstom Transportation India Pvt Ltd
India

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Howell Jordan

Howell Jordan

Altran UK Limited
United Kingdom

Monish Sengupta

Monish Sengupta

Ricardo Rail
United Kingdom

Antonio Iele

Antonio Iele

University of Sannio
Italy

Innovations with Distributed Acoustic Sensing

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Max Schubert

Max Schubert

DB Netz AG
Germany

Matthew Holcomb

Matthew Holcomb

Transportation Technolgy Center Inc. (TTCI)
United States

Kane Sutton

Kane Sutton

Transportation Technolgy Center Inc. (TTCI)
United States

Klaus Leithner

Klaus Leithner

ÖBB Infrastruktur AG
Austria

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Michael Thiel

Michael Thiel

Frauscher Sensor Technology
Austria

Best practices in wheel detection and axle counting

Martin Novak

Martin Novak

Prosoft Süd Consulting GmbH
Austria

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Denis D’Aoust

Wayside Inspection Devices Inc. (WID)
United States

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Roger Kessler

Schweizer Electronic AG
Switzerland

Ivan Ristic

Ivan Ristic

SIGNALLING SOLUTIONS
Serbia

Tatjana Simic

Tatjana Simic

TAK&TRACK
Serbia

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Mark Williams

Mass Electric Corporation
United States

Stewart Rendell

Stewart Rendell

John Holland Rail
Australia

Neil Popplewell

Neil Popplewell

RCS Australia Rail Control Systems
Australia