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Rail’s digital era: Embracing connectivity, cloud and AI to shape the future

7 December 2021

10:00am

Join this webinar which will explore the public transportation industry’s approaches towards better connected and comprehensive networks, which aim to provide more personalised, differentiated, comfortable, and convenient travel experiences for passengers.

The digitalisation of our economy through connectivity, cloud and artificial intelligence (AI), is considered a key driver for economic growth worldwide.

The transportation sector for many years has embraced digital technologies such as AirFlash Microwave, 5G, cloud computing, big data, the Internet of Things (IoT) and AI, which all form part of the digital era for transportation.

An integrated and comprehensive transportation system strongly depends on connected pillars and Intelligent Operation Centers (IOC) for sharing operational data between the vertical domains, for passenger as well as cargo transportation.

This webinar will explore the public transportation industry’s approaches towards better connected and comprehensive networks, which aim to provide more personalised, differentiated, comfortable, and convenient travel experiences for passengers.

During the webinar’s Q&A session, the participants will discuss how digital technologies enable the rail sector to cope with the changes brought by the COVID-19 pandemic and explore some of the key emerging trends that are shaping the future of the rail industry.

Speakers

Norman FRISCHNorman Frisch, Marketing Director, Enterprise Business Group and Transport Sector, Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd

Norman is Marketing Director for the Huawei Enterprise Business Group Transport Sector where he is responsible for the development of Huawei’s strategies for ICT innovation in the transport industry as well as for the business development of Huawei’s transportation portfolio covering Rail, Aviation, Road and Seaports. With an industry know-how of over 31 years in the management of telecommunication solutions, he guides global and regional teams in the digital transformation of the transportation industry. Norman joined Huawei Enterprise Business Group in 2009. Prior to joining Huawei, heheld various positions in the telecommunication industry with mobile carriers, manufacturers, the German Ministry of Telecommunications, and the German Railways. He was Founder and Chairman of the eLTE Industry Association, Speaker of the GSM-R Industry Group and is a Fellow Member of the Institute of Railway Signal Engineers, IRSE.

FAQs

Is the webinar free?
Yes – there is no charge to watch the webinar, either live or on-demand.

When will the webinar take place?
The webinar will take place live on 7 December at 10:00 GMT

I’m busy. Can I watch it later?
The webinar will become available to watch on-demand shortly after the live webinar takes place.

What are the benefits of attending live?
During the live webinar, you’ll be able to ask the speakers your questions, which will then be answered during the live Q&A session towards the end of the webinar.

How long will the webinar be?
This webinar will last for up to one hour.

Who will be moderating?
Craig Waters, Editor, Global Railway Review 

What do I need to watch this webinar?
All you need is a computer with an internet connection. Be sure to use headphones if in an office environment.

Do I receive a certificate?
Yes, you will receive a certificate if you attend the webinar live. The certificate will be sent with your on-demand video link.

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