Programme:

  • 09:45 Opening conference room
  • 10:00 Welcome (Josef Schneider, Chairman EPF)
  • 10:10 European Year of Rail: What’s in it for the passenger? (Anna Deparnay-Grunenberg, MEP)
  • 10:40 Shift2Rail: How can technology benefit passengers? (online interactive workshop)
  • 11:40 Do we need a quality standard for European railway connections? (Anja Schmotz, Fahrgastverband PRO BAHN)
  • 12:00 Lunch break
  • 12:45 Deutschlandtakt, further developed towards Europatakt (Hans Leister, Zukunftwerkstatt Schienenverkehr)
  • 13:45 Benefits Europe for passengers? (Kristian Schmidt, DG MOVE)
  • 14:30 Closing remarks (Katharina Krell, Fahrgastverband PRO BAHN)