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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Rail Live 2020

Date and Time: 17-18/06/2020,  

Location: Quinton Rail Technology Centre, Warwickshire

Rail Live is the only exhibition bringing the entire rail industry together in a real railway environment. With nearly 400 exhibitors and 6000 visitors each year, it is the one event to showcase the UK rail industry to the world.

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RIA Innovation Conference 2020

Date and Time: 02-03/06/2020,  

Location: TBC

RIA’s innovation events have built an impressive track record over the last decade; they have become key diary dates for innovators in the UK railway industry, in both the supply chain and in client / government organisations, and offer a mix of information, networking and interaction to make innovation happen.

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Infrarail 2020

Date and Time: 12-14/05/2020,  

Location: Olympia London Hammersmith Road Kensington W14 8UX

First staged in 1994, Infrarail is firmly established as Britain’s leading showcase for every aspect of railway infrastructure technology and expertise, with a strong reputation for attracting managers, engineers and buyers at the highest level.

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RIA Annual Dinner 2020

Date and Time: 13/02/2020,  19:00-23:00

Location: The Landmark Hotel 222 Marylebone Road London NW1 6JQ

Join UKRRIN Founding Member RIA for their prestigious Annual Gala Dinner at the stunning Landmark Hotel, Marylebone, London, and celebrate 145 years of RIA.

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RIA Parliamentary Reception

Date and Time: 29/01/2020,  16:00-18:00

Location: Terrace Pavilion House of Commons Palace of Westminster London SW1A 0AA

RIA’s Annual Parliamentary Reception is one of the highlights of the rail calendar, offering an opportunity for members to meet with politicians, stakeholders and key players in rail.

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BCRRE – Industry Workshops – Exploiting Data in the Rail Industry

Date and Time: 11/12/2019,  08:00-13:00

Location: Edgbaston Park Hotel 53 Edgbaston Park Road Birmingham B15 2RS

The Rail Alliance BCRRE in collaboration with the DIGI-RAIL initiative will present a series of up-skilling workshops, harnessing value from data in the broadest commercial sense and exploring the vision, benefits and opportunities of the Digital Rail Revolution. The aim of the first workshops is to:

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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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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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