A host of metro experts from across the world are confirmed as speaking at SmartMetro and leading three days of expert insight, practical case studies, detailed discussion and interactive workshops in Copenhagen, Denmark on 3rd -5th November 2015.

Co-located with the 6th annual CBTC World Congress, the showcase will cover topics such as technology integration, passenger management and sustainability, while discussing how we can put CBTC at the heart of smart operation upgrades.

Designed for industry professionals working in an increasingly urbanised world, where evolving IT and the digital revolution give metro systems an opportunity to improve service and meet the many growing passenger demands. And we are proud to confirm an exciting evolution of our SmartMetro Congress, which this year comes to Copenhagen, Denmark for the first time and is being hosted with the support of Copenhagen Metro (Metroselskabet) and Banedanmark.

Over 40 speakers from global rail and metro operators, a 300+ delegation, and a host of leading solution providers to come together to discuss best practice for creating competitive and safe networks of the future. With new and innovative sessions for 2015 alongside global project case studies, attendees will be able to focus on will be able to take back practical lessons from the following topics:

  • Meeting growing passenger demands with case studies from Mike Brown, Commissioner, Transport For London, Henrik Plougmann Olsen, CEO, Metroselskabet and Christos Tsitouras, Managing Director, Atiko Metro
  • Ensure Smart Technology integration with insight from Terence Law, Project Manager, MTR & Phillippe Leguay, International Urban Rail Systems Director, Keolis
  • Develop effective Asset Management strategies with presentations from Neil Roberts, ICT Director, Yarratrans & Sebastian Jarczynski, Systems Manager, London Underground
  • Move towards a low cost, sustainable operation with best practice from Juan Pablo Piccardo, President Buenos Aires Underground & Peter Vinapuu, CEO, MTR Nordic

Alex Williamson, Managing Director of the event organisers, Global Transport Forum: "Now in its sixth year this event has always had a focus on the future and we are delighted to bring SmartMetro and the CBTC World Congress to Copenhagen for the first time. It’s a city that has always been a leader in delivering next generation metro technology, not just for the region but for the whole world, and will be the perfect host for our expert global delegation."