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8:00 am

Registration Opens

June 6 @ 8:00 am - 8:50 am
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8:50 am

Welcoming remarks

June 6 @ 8:50 am - 9:00 am
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9:00 am

Event introduction and opening remarks

June 6 @ 9:00 am - 9:15 am

Simon Edwards, C.E.O, Metro Americas

  • Welcoming remarks and event introduction
  • Event overview and site visit details
  • Latin America urban transport overview
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9:15 am

Medellin Keynote Presentation

June 6 @ 9:15 am - 9:45 am

Federico Gutierrez, Mayor, Medellin

  • The city of Medellin's commitment to innovation and sustainable development through infrastructure investment
  • Key transport projects under development in Medellin
  • The importance of integration and accessibility in the Valle de Aburra
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9:45 am

Metro Keynote Presentation

June 6 @ 9:45 am - 10:15 am

Luz Dary Botero Ramirez, Strategic Planning Manager, Metro de Medellin

  • Future expansion of the Metro de Medellin transport network
  • Projects to expand the metro network with the 80 corridor
  • Integration of the various urban transport solutions provided by Metro de Medellin
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10:15 am

Coffee break and technology exhibition

June 6 @ 10:15 am - 11:00 am
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11:15 am


June 6 @ 11:15 am - 12:00 pm

Liu Ming, President, CRRC Latin America Corp.

  • Major operators across Latin America who are working with CRRC to deliver upgrades
  • Network upgrades to deliver improved service and customer experience
  • Metro solutions to improve network capacity and security
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12:00 pm

Orchestration of a multimodal public transport network

June 6 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm

Edouard Vagogne, North LAM Signalling Managing Director, Alstom

  • Technology solutions to improve ridership and capacity
  • Supporting metro operators in creating a business case for network upgrades
  • Delivering improved passenger experience and ensuring safe operations
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12:30 pm

Automated Metro Systems – Ansaldo

June 6 @ 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm

Luca Clementoni, Engineering Manager, Metro de Lima - Line 2

  • Benefits of opting for an automated metro system
  • Key considerations when preparing metro control systems
  • Technology deployed on automated networks and operational impacts
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1:00 pm

Lunch break

June 6 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Networking Lunch Break

Attendees will be invited to enjoy a delicious lunch break and discuss the morning's presentations with the industry leaders in attendance

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2:00 pm

15 Years of Doha Metro: A Lesson Learned Exercise – From Green Field to Operation

June 6 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Marc Andre Klemenz, Director of Metro and LRT, DB Engineering and Maintenance

  • Aims of the project
  • Key strategies to ensure successful project completion
  • Project completion and subsequent impact
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2:30 pm

Rio de Janeiro Metro Projects Update

June 6 @ 2:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Pedro Cardoso, Engineering Manager, Metro Rio

  • Rio de Janeiro urban transport upgrades
  • Managing operations and ensuring reliable service
  • Long term vision to expand the network
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3:00 pm

Bogota Metro Project Update

June 6 @ 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Francisco Uribe Ramos, Subdirección General de Infraestructura, Instituto de Desarrollo Urbano (IDU)

  • Development and status of the Bogota metro project
  • Projected of the project on the Colombian capital
  • Key project milestones and forthcoming tenders
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4:15 pm

Performance Based Life Safety Approaches in Tunnels, Rail and Metro CRITICAL Infrastructure Applications

June 6 @ 4:15 pm

Khaleel Rehman, Business Development - Americas, Xtralis

  • Railway and Metro infrastructures: Engineering methodologies & Safety codes
  • Railway / Metro / Tunnel infrastructures: Risks and hazards / Challenging Conditions
  • Early, Accurate Detection & Performance Benchmark
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4:45 pm

Antioquia Railway Project Update

June 6 @ 4:45 pm - 5:15 pm

Guillermo León Alzate, Gerente, Ferrocarril de Antioquia

  • Status of the project to revive the Antioquia railway network
  • Key steps to delivering rail transportation across the region
  • Financing and project development strategies
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    7:30 pm

    Evening Dinner Reception with Medellin Government

    June 6 @ 7:30 pm

    On the first evening of the event, Metro Americas, with the support of the city of Medellin, will host an evening dinner reception at the excellent Hatoviejo restaurant in Poblado.

    A delicious local dinner will be prepared for all of the event participants in one of the cities best restaurants in a traditional ambience overlooking the city.

    Another perfect opportunity to sample some of the local cuisine, share a drink and develop personal relationships with the most influential decision makers from across Latin America.

    The dinner reception and soft drinks will be provided as part of your registration.

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