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UKRRIN Lecture Series – Centre of Excellence in Digital Systems

Want to find out more about UKRRIN and our Centre of Excellence in Digital Systems (CEDS)?

Join us on Tuesday 9th April from 15:00 for the second event in our lecture series focused on the topic of ‘Digitising the Railway’. We will also hear from our Keynote speaker Stuart Calvert, Interim Managing Director, Group Digital Railway, Network Rail.

15:00-15:15 – Welcome from Professor Clive Roberts
15:15-16:00 – Case studies
16:00-17:00 – Lab tours and refreshments.
17:00-18:00- Keynote Address
18:00-19:00 – Networking

Professor Clive Roberts will give an overview of the Centre, its capabilities and future research activities. Hear case studies from leading BCRRE researchers on ‘Future railway operations and control’; ‘Data integration and cyber-security’; ‘Smart monitoring and autonomous systems’ and ‘Introducing innovation’. There will also be an opportunity to see our new UKRRIN building for academia and industry.

About the Centre of Excellence in Digital Systems (CEDS)
The Centre of Excellence in Digital Systems (CEDS) aims to meet the current and future demands of the GB rail industry for research and innovation in new areas, supporting transformational change in rail technology across the globe. The Centre will link with other centres in the UKRRIN Network to deliver a step change in rail systems capability.



The event will be hosted by the Birmingham Centre for Railway Research and Education (BCRRE) at the University of Birmingham, please do reserve your place now as we anticipate high demand. Find the event flyer here.

Date and Time: 09 April 2019,  3:00-7:00pm

Location: University of Birmingham, Gisbert Kapp building, B15 2TT

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