Marketforce and the ASI’s 2nd Conference The Future of High-Speed Rail Adapting to competition, realising new lines and increasing modal share 20th & 21st October 2010 Amsterdam Marriott Hotel Speakers Carlos Fernandes Alison Munro Michel Jadot Chief Executive officer Chief Executive Director General RAVE High Speed 2 SNCB Europe Zoltan Kazatsay Denis Muratov Pierre Cunéo Deputy Director General, DG for Chief Executive officer Director for Rail Strategy and Mobility and Transport JSC High-Speed Rail Lines Regulatory Affairs European Commission SNCF Speakers Giuseppe Sciarrone Beatrice Paques Juan Matías Archilla Managing Director Chief Commercial officer Pintidura NTV Thalys International Director of International Projects RENFE Jan Raczynski Ron Heeren Tewfik Bedreddine Director of High Speed Lines office Head of Sales Head of Distribution PKP Polish Railway Lines NS Hispeed Eurostar “ This conference gave a rare opportunity for decision makers from around the world involved in the day to day development of this important transport mode ” to discuss trends and share emerging best practice. Andrew Mcnaughton, Chief Engineer, High Speed 2 www.marketforce.eu.com The Future of High-Speed Rail Adapting to competition, realising new lines and increasing modal share Marketforce and the ASI have been running rail conferences for over 15 years. Their trademark well- researched agendas attract excellent speakers thereby ensuring rich and informed discussion about the latest industry trends and challenges. With high-speed rail projects being launched on a worldwide basis, The Future of High-Speed Rail offers an excellent opportunity to exchange ideas and benchmark. I look forward to discussing the future of the industry with colleagues from Europe and overseas. Michel Jadot, Director General, SNCB Europe Why this event? Attendee breakdown • Exchange ideas with senior-level speakers During the conference you can expect to enjoy the from leading train operating companies and company of senior-level figures from across the infrastructure managers rail industry. Below is a breakdown from the inaugural event: • Hear the European Commission’s view on the implementation of the third railway package and the development of international competition • Learn about the plans for new high-speed lines in the UK, Sweden, Poland and Russia • Increase your understanding of funding models • Gain insight into distribution models and discuss how models can be improved with industry experts • Develop your knowledge of this rapidly C-Suite Manager expanding area of the rail industry through Director / Partner Other presentations and discussions Head of Department / VP Press • Network with colleagues under formal and informal settings Companies that previously attended The Future of High-Speed Rail include: Arriva High Speed 1 Network Rail Schiphol Area Development Company AT Kearney High Speed 2 Nokia Siemens Networks SNCB Europe California Transport Committee IBM NTV SNCF Comboios do Portugal iDTGV ÖBB Group SNCF Fret DLA Piper International Air Rail Organisation Office of Rail Regulation Swiss Federal Railways DVB Bank Intesa Sanpaolo Oxera Talgo East Japan Railway Company IRIDIUM Concesiones de Infraestructuras PKP Cargo Transport Scotland Eastra Holding Group JSC High-Speed Rail Lines PricewaterhouseCoopers Trenitalia Elipsos Internacional Keolis ProRail TUC Rail ERS Railways Linklaters RAVE UIC European Investment Bank Lloyds Banking Group RENFE UPS Eurostar London & Continental Railways RFF Veolia Transport Federal Network Agency NedBahnen Deutschland Sabre Travel Network Virgin Trains Foro PPP NedTrain San Francisco Transportation Authority Vossloh BOOK ONLINE - www.marketforce.eu.com/highspeed The Future of High-Speed Rail Adapting to competition, realising new lines and increasing modal share International Case Study: California Day 1: Wednesday 20th October 2010 14.15 Revolutionising travel on the west coast Speaker to be confirmed 09.00 Welcome address by Marketforce 14.35 Questions 09.05 Chairman’s opening remarks Session Three: Financing and building high-speed Session One: Assessing the future of high-speed rail projects rail in Europe 14.40 Unbundling high-speed rail projects: an in-depth look at In this session, each speaker will deliver a fifteen minute Portuguese PPPs presentation about his discussion topic to kick off a wider debate on the issue among the three speakers. • Developing a successful business model for building high- speed rail Discussion one: • Signalling, stations, tracks – managing several PPPs • Defining the role and risk uptake for public and private actors 09.10 Can we achieve a real high-speed rail Europe? • Ensuring cost optimisation throughout the project Pierre Cunéo, Director for Rail Strategy and Regulatory Affairs, • Towards 2013: what are the next steps? SNCF Carlos Fernandes, Chief Executive officer, RAVE Discussion Two: 15.00 Expanding the French high-speed rail network: the role of PPPs 09.35 Two high-speed products on one axis: the case of Fyra and • Introducing PPPs into the French rail sector: how are the Thalys between Brussels and Amsterdam projects progressing? Michel Jadot, Director General, SNCB Europe • Developing an attractive proposition for the private sector • Concession models vs. partnership contracts: when are these Discussion Three: models appropriate? • How to create strong incentives for contractors to deliver 10.00 How feasible is the “co-opetition” model in the long term? good results Speaker to be confirmed Senior Representative, RFF 10.25 Questions 15.20 Advisory session 10.35 Advisory session Panel Discussion 10.55 Refreshments 15.40 on time and on budget – developing successful PPPs Session Two: From politics to planning – • Which organisational structures must be in place to ensure a developing high-speed lines successful PPP? • optimising the tendering process: what lessons have been 11.25 London – Birmingham and beyond learned? • What is the key to forming a strong partnership? • Delivering a strategy for a new high-speed line: the role of • How can public authorities set the right incentives for HS2 developers? • Is the original business case for high-speed rail in the UK still • What are the pros and cons of unbundling PPPs? relevant? • How is the current economic climate affecting private sector • Consulting stakeholders and the public: what are the key appetite for entering into PPPs? challenges? Carlos Fernandes, Chief Executive officer, RAVE • Integrating the new line with existing infrastructure Jan van Schoonhoven, Director, PPP Center, Dutch Ministry of Alison Munro, Chief Executive, High Speed 2 Transport and Water Management Senior Representative, RFF 11.45 Building Sweden’s first high-speed line Further panellists to be confirmed • Creating a long-term vision for the role of high-speed rail Questions • Upgrading existing lines vs. building new lines: establishing the business case International Case Study: Russia • Funding models: which options are under consideration? • What are the next steps? 16.25 Moscow – St. Petersburg: the Russian PPP model Christer Löfving, Strategist, Trafikverket Denis Muratov, Chief Executive officer, JSC High-Speed Rail Lines 12.05 Building Poland’s first high-speed line: the Y-line 16.45 Questions • Creating a long-term vision for the role of high-speed rail • Integrating with conventional lines and connecting with 17.00 Chairman’s closing remarks and end of day one neighbouring networks • Funding models: which options are under consideration? • What are the next steps? Jan Raczynski, Director of the High-Speed Lines office, PKP Polish Railway Lines 12.25 Advisory session 12.45 Questions 13.00 Lunch Tel. +44 (0)20 7760 8699 Day 2: Thursday October 21st 2010 P2P Panel Discussion 12.30 Driving innovation in distribution 09.15 Chairman’s opening remarks ! • How well do ToCs understand customer behaviour? P2P • How will distribution requirements change as the rail market P2P Session Four: Towards competition in European is liberalised? high-speed rail ! • To what extent can distribution make high-speed rail more competitive vis-à-vis airlines? ! Keynote opening Address • Railteam and interline ticketing: temporarily on ice or dead and buried? 09.20 P2P Assessing the outcome of the third railway package • Standardising the booking experience for rail passengers – Zoltan Kazatsay, Deputy Director General, DG for Mobility and what will it take? Transport, European Commission Trevor Garrod, Chairman, European Passengers’ Federation ! Ron Heeren, Head of Sales, NS Hispeed 09.40 Injecting competition into the market for passenger rail - the Beatrice Paques, Chief Commercial officer, Thalys regulators view International Tewfik Bedreddine, Head of Distribution, Eurostar • How is implementation of the third railway package proceeding? Pierre-Stéphane Austi, Chief Executive officer, Rail Europe 4A • Is greater collaboration between regulators necessary? • Technical barriers: where are we? Questions • What lessons can be learned from liberalising other markets? Peter Plug, Director, Dutch office of Energy and Transport 13.15 Lunch Regulation 10.00 Advisory session Session Six: Increasing passenger demand for high-speed rail P2P Panel Discussion Designing a high-speed rail proposition from scratch: the .Italo 14.30 story 10.20 operating in a liberalised market – the realities ! • Making a grand entrance in a newly liberated market – the • To what extent is the proper implementation of the first P2P rationale railway package a pre-condition for liberalising international • Developing and spreading awareness of a strong brand passenger services in Europe? • Making services distinct from the incumbent operator • Will the liberalisation package lead to greater consolidation or ! competition between ToCs? Giuseppe Sciarrone, Managing Director, NTV • Greater efficiency and more customer-oriented services - will 14.50 Delivering a true alternative to travel by car this be the result of the liberalisation package? • national cabotage rules and the liberalisation package: are • Understanding today’s passengers – what do they want? these compatible? • Which attributes of high-speed rail do passengers value and • Dealing with several regulators – how will this work in expect? practice? • How can train operators make high-speed rail more attractive • Can the existing regulatory framework ensure a level playing to the public? field or is there a need for a European regulator? Christopher Irwin, European Policy Adviser, Passenger Focus • Interoperability: which issues remain to be solved? Zoltan Kazatsay, Deputy Director General, DG for Mobility and 15.10 Advisory session Transport, European Commission Juan Matías Archilla Pintidura, Director of International 15.30 Stations and the image of high-speed rail Projects, RENFE Paul Chapman, Managing Director, High Speed 1 • Developing an end-to-end experience: the role of stations Further panellists to be confirmed • What services do high-speed passengers expect from stations? Questions • Planning for seamless travel: understanding passenger flows P2P Speaker to be confirmed 11.00 Refreshments Session Five: Optimising distribution strategies ! International Case Study: Turkey P2P 15.50 Creating a modal shift: the role of high-speed rail in Turkey 11.30 Reaching passengers through multiple channels Speaker to be confirmed • Using multiple booking channels to meet the demands of business and leisure travellers ! 16.10 Questions • How can ToCs successfully integrate their systems with 16.30 Chairman’s closing remarks and close of conference global distribution systems? • Increasing passenger bookings from the non-European market • Developing new booking platforms to match changes in consumer behaviour Tewfik Bedreddine, Head of Distribution, Eurostar 11.50 Tapping into the international travel market • Distributing rail – what are the challenges? • Developing an international distribution strategy for rail • Which channels are best for increasing the reach of services? • Hotels, cars, flights – integrating rail into a journey Pierre-Stéphane Austi, Chief Executive officer, Rail Europe 4A 12.10 Advisory session BOOK ONLINE - www.marketforce.eu.com/highspeed P2P Programme Key Interested in speaking, exhibiting or Case Study hosting an event around the ! 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In addition the Marketforce team are excellent, really helpful and enjoyable to be around making the whole event a really enjoyable experience.” “Great experience, excellent presentations, perfect opportunity for networking!” “very informative and diverse.” “Good opportunity to complete knowledge and exchange information on many different and complex issues - interesting networking with railway colleagues from Europe and abroad.” “The combination of short, insightful presentations from leading players, and ample formal and informal discussion periods, allowed an enormous range of experiences to be shared in a concentrated programme that those attending could draw immediate value from.” Marketforce has 15 years experience creating strategic, senior-level conferences for the UK and European rail industry. 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