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The Present and the Future of the Rail Industry will be Discussed at the Eurasia Rail

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9th International Rolling Stock, Infrastructure and Logistics Exhibition - Eurasia Rail will host distinguished guests and speakers at TÜYAP Fair and Congress Center, İstanbul on 25-27 November.

The visitors and participants will be informed about the latest developments, innovations and technologies of railroad transportation, as well as the challenges and their potential solutions of the industry at comprehensive conference and seminars that will be help simultaneously with the exhibition at Eurasia Rail, the most important exhibition for railway and light rail systems in Turkey.
As a part of the event program that will be held simultaneously to the 3 day exhibition, Eurasia Rail will gather the most important actors of the rising rail systems with the main support of the Turkish Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure, Turkish State Railways (TCDD) and TCDD Taşımacılık (TCDD Transport) and the sponsorship of Metro Istanbul.

While the industry is constantly changing, having up-to-date information, expanding the network and keeping the business contacts up to date are very important for quickly positioning. Eurasia Rail offers an important platform for sharing sectoral knowledge and experience in order to strongly showcase the revolutionary breakthroughs our country has made in railway and rail systems in recent years, and to introduce innovative products developed by the leading actors of the industry with technology-oriented R&D investments. For this reason, with events in different formats such as conferences, technical presentations, special exhibition tour, start-up meetings that develop transportation systems and technologies; visitors and participants will meet with high-level administrators, department directors and technology experts of the rail systems industry with a rich program presented by Eurasia Rail.

Events that will guide the industry on Eurasia Rail
With the exhibition program organized in cooperation with the institutions and organizations that shape the industry, industry professionals and the presidents of important associations will create a roadmap for foreign investors, local manufacturers, buyers and administrators by addressing trends, new products and technological innovations.

On the first day of the exhibition "The Future of Mobility: Environmental and Efficient” panel will be held in cooperation with the Turkish Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure. Head of Strategy Development in Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure Dr. Yunus Emre Ayözen, Istanbul Commerce University Transportation Systems Center Manager Prof Dr. Mustafa Ilıcalı and ASELSAN Vice President and Business Unit President Dr. İbrahim Bekar will take part as a speaker at the panel that will discuss a wide range of topics such as public investments supporting local authority, energy efficiency and saving in the railroad industry, green and environmentalist railroad transportation, and the industry that transformed after COVID-19, Later on the first day of the exhibition, in cooperation with TCDD, the panel named "Innovative Investments Focused on Safety and Digitalization in Railways & Domestic R&D" will be held by Istanbul Technical University Rector Prof Dr. İsmail Koyuncu. Infrastructure Investments Directorate (AYGM) General Manager Dr. Yalçın Eyigün, UIC Passenger Director & Middle East Regional Coordinator (RAME) Marc Guigon, Turkish State Railways (TCDD) Director General and COB Metin Akbaş, Turkey Rail System Vehicles Industry Inc. (TURASAŞ) Genera Manager & COB Mustafa Metin Yazar, Istanbul Medipol University Faculty of Natural Science and Engineering Dean Prof Dr. Hüseyin Arslan will take place among the speakers.

The last session of the exhibition`s first day will be in the title of "The Importance of Logistics Corridors in International Trade" in cooperation with TCDD Transport. The moderator of the panel will be Maltepe Uni. International Trade & Logistics Management Head of Department Prof Dr. Mehmet Tanyaş and the speakers are as follows: TCDD Transport Inc. GM & COB Hasan Pezük, Azerbaijan Railways Deputy General Manager Iqbal Huseynov, KTZ Express Turkey Director Bakytbek Mukishev, Rail Cargo Logistics Istanbul General Manager Murat Hürmen and Pasifik Eurasia CEO & Board Member Murat Karatekin.

Smart Public Transportation Solutions are under the scope in cooperation with Metro Istanbul at the "Conference Station Events".
Public transportation solutions in the rail system backbone for climate change-resistant and sustainable cities will be brought to the agenda on Friday, November 26, under the moderation of Metro Istanbul General Manager Özgür Soy.  All Rail System Operators Association (TURSID) President Feyzullah Gündoğdu, Senior Director of Membership, Marketing and Services at UITP Kaan Yıldızgöz, Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality Head of Rail System Dep Assoc. Prof Dr. Pelin Alpkökin and Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality, Head of Transportation Dep. Utku Cihan will be the panelists of the session that has the main topic of "Smart Public Transportation Solutions."

One of the innovations introduced by Eurasia Rail this year, Rail Master Class Curated Exhibition Tour will be the center of attention
In the event that will take place in TÜYAP as part of the Eurasia Rail Exhibition on the second day of the exhibition (26 November 2021, Friday); industry professionals will visit the exhibitor stands accompanied by Tech Writer & TV Presenter Ahmet Can, who seeks after new generation technologies and groundbreaking innovations in transportation. Also, they will examine the products and technologies of companies that respond to the changing consumer needs.
As part of the Rail Master Class Curated Exhibition Tour, first in the conference area in Hall 2, Tech Writer, Trend Hunter, Journalist M. Serdar Kuzuloğlu, with the key speech titled “Next Station…” will be presented. You will listen to how new generation vehicles equipped with technology have changed transportation, settlement, concepts, culture and ultimately life itself. Then, as part of a specialized tour, you will experience the projects of the industry`s leading companies while chatting in the exhibition corridors. Afterwards, the contribution of technologies such as “artificial intelligence”, “augmented reality” and “data architecture” to the future will be discussed with the “Tech Start-up Meet-up".

The Latest and Up-To-The-Minute Products and Innovative Approaches in the Industry are on Eurasia Rail
Start-ups, which have left their mark on the industry with augmented reality, autonomous robots, cyber security, 3D printing, simulation technologies, BIM, and energy efficiency solutions, are getting ready to meet with visitors and participants at Eurasia Rail 2021. 
ETOM Cloud CEO Mehmet Kesiktaş, Global Futurue Designs & Solutions (GFDS) CEO Mert Levent Oğuzata, Strixeye Hacker Ömer Çıtak and Mentor, Instructor Dr. Ayşe Kuyrukçu will take place among the guests of the Techno Start-ups Meet-Up moderated by Duygu Birecikli and Gülşah Akın, one of the founders of Age Provocateur.
Success stories that emerge with the intersection of technical knowledge and creative minds
Innovation presentations organized within the framework of Eurasia Rail 2021 Conference Station Events: “Innovation Talks” program brings together inspiring leading companies with the sector, while drawing attention with its innovative technologies and R&D investments, on Friday, 26 November.

13:30-14:00 Innovative Examples in Rail Systems from the Field
Günay Şimşek - Aselsan Energy & Transportation Program Diector.

14:15-14:45 Cyber Security: Cybersecurity: An Enabler for Smart & Green Mobility
Eddy Theese - Alstom Vice President of Group Product & Solutions Cybersecurity

15:00-15:30 Sustainable Transport & Future
Mina Başaran - ABB E-Mobility Product Marketing Specialist

15:45-16:15 Security - Critical System and Software Certification Processes
Dr. Mustafa Seçkin Durmuş - Sadenco Founder & Project Advisor

Approaches that always win in change and transformation: sustainability and efficiency
On the last day of the fair, the main focus of the panels to holding in cooperation with the Rail Systems Association will be on "Smart and sustainable transportation technologies", "Rail system vehicles with rechargeable batteries", "Energy conversion in rolling stock", "The locomotive of projects: System engineering", "Importance of standards for railway suppliers" and “Registration and authorization in rolling stock”.

Underlining that Eurasia Rail is the only railway exhibition in the Eurasia region and one of the three largest railway exhibitions in the world, Hyve Group Regional Director Kemal Ülgen said, “Eurasia Rail, which enables professional visitors to meet with the leading manufacturers of the industry and provides the opportunity to closely follow the innovations, is once again preparing to be a very productive platform for the railway industry. While the bilateral negotiations to be held within the scope of Eurasia Rail, which will be held for the ninth time at TÜYAP Fair & Congress Center on 25-27 November 2021, are planned to make a great contribution to the railway sector and the national economy; the latest innovations and technologies in the industry will be mentioned with our comprehensive exhibition program.