Festival Arena
Festival Arena, Al Badia Blvd - Dubai Festival City - Dubai - UAE

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Event Date Tue Oct 12 +04 - Wed Oct 13 +04 (12 days ago)
In your timezone (EDT): Tue Oct 12 1:00am - Wed Oct 13 8:20am
Location Festival Arena
Al Badia Blvd - Dubai Festival City - Dubai - UAE
Region EMEA

This unmissable annual event brings together the leaders of the entire transportation community and hosts more regional and international government representatives than any other event.

Our international and influential audience comes together to meet, learn, share best practice, explore the very latest solutions for a next generation transportation system and review the technologies and partnerships needed to modernise systems and pioneer the future of transportation as we know it.


2021 Speakers

Khaled Abbas Sayed
Professor, Transport Planning & Traffic Engineering House

Dr.Mazen Abduljabbar
Senior Strategic Business Development Executive, Siemens Mobility

Dr. Lt. Col. Hamad Khalifa Al Nuaimi
Head Of Telecom Division, Abu Dhabi Police

Jorge Aldegunde Piñeiro
Railway Global Technical Manager, DNV

Nawal Alhanaee
Acting Director of Future Energy Dept., Ministry of Energy and Infrastructure

Bassam Alr
Head of Railway Follow up and Advisor to the Deputy Minister Of Transport, Ministry of Transport Syria

Mahmoud Alredainy
Railway safety engineer, Egyptian national railways

Humaid Alshamsi
Director of the Artificial Intelligence applications, Abu Dhabi Police

Mahmood Al-Wahaibi
Urban Planning Expert, Secretariat General Of The Supreme Council For Planning

Juan Matias Archilla Pintidura
Senior Manager Of International Projects, Renfe

Ayman Ashour
CEO Siemens Mobility Turnkey MEA, Siemens Mobility

Carl Backhouse
Vice President, Emeg Rail Systems

Dr Mohsin Balwan
Director of Traffic Engineering Department, Sharjah Roads and Transport Authority

General Director, Casa Transports

Tayaa Belgacem
CEO, SNCFT (Tunisian railway )

Colby Bradley
Director of Technology, Progress Rail Services, a Caterpillar Company

Philippe Citroen
Director General, UNIFE – The Rail Supply Industry Association

Didar Dalkic
Adviser to The Minister, Ministry of Transport, Bahrain

Khaled Eleimat
Job Title Director of Public Transportation Operations, Greater amman municipality

Khaled Farouk
Acting Chairman, Egyptian national railways

Dominic Giroux
Director Of Transportation, RAS Al Khaimah Municipality

Andrea Giuricin
Chief Executive Officer, TRA Consulting

Stephen Goldie
City Planning Advisor, Department of Municipal Affairs

Abdalmalik Gonim
Expert- Transport Engineer, Independent Consultant

Hassan H Alsalamat
Director Maintenance and Rolling Stock, DB Engineering & Consulting

Safwan Hantash
Urban Planning Advisor, Ministry of Municipalities Affairs & Urban Planning - Bahrain

Christopher Heaton Harris
Minister of State, Department for Transport, Ministry of Department for Transport

Carles Agusti I Hernàndez
Open Government Director, Barcelona Provincial Council

Jeremy Hotchkiss
Deputy Director - Rail Competitiveness, Department for Transport

Saeeda Jaffar
General Manager GCC, Visa Middle East LLC

Phil Jerstice
Director of Operations M & C, Saudi Railways Company (SAR)

Melvin Andrews Joseph
Director Strategic Solutions, Visa

Youssef Khalifeh
Executive Director Near & Middle East, DB Engineering & Consulting

Esam Khoori
Executive Director, Container Terminal, DP World, UAE Region

Toufic Machnouk
Industry Partnership Digital Director, Network Rail

Wajdi Mereb
BIM & Digital Engineering Expert, Miral

Basma Nasir
System Analyst, Ministry of Energy and Infrastructure

Moza Neimi
Director of Productivity and Demand, Ministry of Energy and Infrastructure

Jonathan Nguyen
Public Affairs Manager, UNIFE – The Rail Supply Industry Association

Medea Nocentini
Chief Operating Officer, Global Ventures

Dr Nirit Ofir
Director General, Chamber of Commerce Israel-GCC

Tamil Selvan Ramadoss
Group Manager - Financial Analysis, Dubai Ports Customs & Free Zone Corporation

Faisal Rashid
Senior Energy Demand Director, Dubai Supreme Council of Energy

Hussien Rashidy
Vice Chairman For Infrastructure, Egyptian national railways

Maha Raslan
Deputy Minister for Railway Affairs, Ministry Of Transportation - Syria

David Rathmer
Product Portfolio Manager, Deutsche Bahn AG

Howard Rosen
Chairman, Rail Working Group

Jacob Saugman
Innovation Program Lead, DSB

Heiko Scholz
Global Director, DB Rail Academy

Essam Selim
Chairman and Former MD, Egyptian Railways Maintenance & Servces

Daniel Sierra
Graduate Research Assistant, New York University

John Smith
Chief Executive Officer, voestalpine Signaling UK Ltd

Mama Sougoufara
Managing Director - MENAT, Alstom

Dina Storey
Director of Sustainability, Expo 2020

Mahmoud Telfah
Director of Rail Transport Unit, Land Transport Regulatory Commission

Vipul Toprani
Manager - Smart Cities, DB Engineering & Consulting

Konstantin Trofimenko
Director, Centre for Urban Transport Researches

Geert Vanbeveren
Sales Director, Siemens Mobility

Yousef Yehya
Traffic Safety Engineer, Ministry of Infrastructure Development

Sponsors & Partners

2021 Sponsors and Partners

• United Arab Emirates Ministry of Energy and Manufacture

• Visa

• Tatravagonka Poprad
• Siemens
• Alstom
• Mafex

• Railway Systems
• DB Engineering & Consulting
• Progress Rail
• Trinity Rail

• Sabatco
• Emeg
• Amsted Rail
• Semaf

• United Trans


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