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"Railway Stations Boosting the City"

From 11 – 13 November 2019, Iranian Railways, RAI, together with the International union of railways, UIC, will be hosting in Tehran the 7th edition of the UIC nextstation Conference, the global reference for leaders and decision-makers to share the latest experiences and best practices regarding the design, financing and operation of railway stations.

This year, after six successful editions, the 7th UIC nextstation Conference will take the key issues under the main theme "Railway Stations Boosting the City".

The event will provide a unique opportunity for high-level speakers, including decision-makers, representatives of leading industries as well as for stakeholders involved in the city issue and panellists from different fields or backgrounds, to address all strategic issues related to the creation, development and operation of railway stations.

The conference will be composed of:
Two plenary sessions (opening and closing)
Two round tables
8 technical sessions on specific themes
A stand/exhibition area
A programme of technical visits

The Conference will include days of sessions and will be followed by a technical visit to Esfahan organised by RAI on 13 November 2019, with a special charter flight from Tehran to Esfahan just after the end of the congress, for the participants.

The parallel sessions of the conference will be held on 11 and 12 November at the EVIN Hotel.

Two round tables will be also be organised:
The first round table topic will be on the subject of "Rail based city".
The second round table topic will be on the subject of "Generating added value for cities: main challenges".

The UIC nextstation 2019 Conference will address the following themes:
1.A - Station design 1
1.B - Sustainability
2.A - Smart solutions for stations
2.B - Services & Commercial activities
3.A - Station design 2
3.B - Mobility, accessibility & door 2 door solutions
4.A - Safety & security
4.B - Station management & financing

UIC and RAI look forward to meeting you in Tehran from 11 – 13 November 2019.