17.-18.04.2024 | Hotel Mondial am Dom, Cologne

Railway Diagnostic and Monitoring Conference 2024

Wednesday, 17th April 2024

  • 10:15

    Welcome and introduction

    Bernd Reuß, Moderator, Eurailpress

  • 10:30

    AI-based utilization of high-resolution camera images in rail freight

    Achim Leister, DB Cargo

  • 11:00

    The power of WTMS data for ProRail, NS, and beyond…

    Bas van Wijhe, ProRail 

    Nikolaas Oosterhof, NS

  • 11:45

    The application of AI based wayside train monitoring and outcome

    Prof. Dr. Fiona Zhang, DTEC GmbH

  • 12:15


  • 13:30

    Infrastructure monitoring and fleet management at KVB - an introduction to the site visits

    Christian Burk, KVB

  • 14:00

    We visit the "Infrastructure maintenance workshop" and the "main light rail workshop" in Cologne.

    As a participant, you have the choice of which location interests you more. KVB buses are available for the transfer.

  • 16:00

    Coffee break

  • 16:30

    Data Driven Decision Making: Managing the Challenges of Tomorrow's Railway

    Stefan Distlberger, voestalpine Digital Track Management GmbH

  • 17:00

    Rail maintenance in island network: Smart measuring as a basis for decision-making

    Benedikt Schönhuber, PJ Messtechnik GmbH

  • 17:30

    The time is now! Building a hands-on WTMS strategy

    Sascha Büchner, Brockmann & Büchner PartG

  • 18:30

    Networking Evening

    Dinner in the hotel restaurant