Events and Activities

The RSSB Seventh International Rail Human Factors Rail Conference

Date and Time: 24-26/06/2020,  

Location: etc.venues Fenchurch Street, 8 Fenchruch Place, London, EC3M 4PB

The Seventh International Rail Human Factors conference will be held in London on 24-26 June 2020. The aim of this conference is to bring together scientists, consultants, regulators, operators, infrastructure managers, manufacturers and suppliers to share rail human factors knowledge.

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Unlocking Innovation: M.A.D.E for Rolling Stock

Date and Time: 10/12/2019,  10:00-16:30

Location: Oastler Building (OA4/01), University of Huddersfield Queensgate, Huddersfield, HD1 3DH

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Driver and Pilot Alertness: Understanding Human Performance and the Contribution of Automation

Date and Time: 05/12/2019,  08:50-17:30

Location: Institution of Mechanical Engineers, London

Whilst increase automation is reducing reliance on humans this may, if not designed and managed appropriately, increase the risk of loss of attention. Driver/Pilot alertness is affected by many factors including the design of the task, work environment, rostering, fatigue, stimulation profile of the duty, distraction etc. This seminar will consider these issues, and what controls are currently available to mitigate the inherent risks and whether there are lessons to be learned between modes of transport or other operations.

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Passenger Experience Workshop

Date and Time: 29/11/2019,  09:30-15:00

Location: RSSB, The Helicon, 1 South Place, London, EC2M 2UP

The Passenger Experience Workshop will bring together key stakeholders in inclusive design, accessibility and digital experience to investigate how the UK Rail Research and the Innovation Network (UKRRIN) can develop a passenger experience research capability.

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TLG Plenary – Innovation Making It Real in Rail

Date and Time: 22 November 2019,  09:00 - 16:00

Location: The Repertory Theatre, Birmingham

Plenary TLG is a forum for customers and producers of engineering, innovation, technology, R&D and science in the rail industry.

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UKRRIN Annual Conference 2019

Date and Time: 21 November 2019,  09:00 - 19:00

Location: The Repertory Theatre - Birmingham

Following the success of our first Annual Conference, we are pleased to announce the 2nd UKRRIN Annual Conference will take place 21 November 2019 in Birmingham at The Repertory Theatre in Centenary Square. Find out more about this event and register to join us now.

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RIA Annual Conference 2019

Date and Time: 07-08/11/2019,  10:00-18:00

Location: Hilton London Bankside 2-8 Great Suffolk St, London SE1 0UG

The Railway Industry Association’s (RIA) Annual Conference is a highlight of the industry calendar, bringing together RIA members of all sizes with clients, industry leaders, influencers, international guests and policy makers for a two days of informative discussions and networking.

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RSSB Regional Member Engagement Days

Date and Time: 05/11/2019,  09:30 - 14:30

Location: 200 St. Vincent Street, Glasgow, G2 5RQ

RSSB are pleased to welcome you to their series of Regional Member Engagement Days.

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WCRR 2019

Date and Time: 28/10/2019 - 01/11/2019,  

Location: Toyko International Forum 3-5-1 Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, 100-0005

WCRR 2019, which will be held in Tokyo from October 28 to November 1, 2019, will be a major gathering for engineers and researchers as well as executives and managers to exchange ideas, and will also be a great opportunity to present the technology of your organization to railway experts from around the world.

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RIA ‘M.A.D.E in Britain’ Exhibition in the Department for Transport, for Rail Week

Date and Time: 07-13/10/2019,  

Location: Department for Transport

The Railway Industry Association (RIA) is organising an exhibition in the lobby of the Department for Transport, which will be in place over Rail Week (7 – 13 October 2019). It will explore innovation in the industry, looking at how the rail industry is developing new technologies to improve our railways.

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