International Railway Safety Council Conference 2019
On behalf of the local organising committee, we would like to invite you to join us in Perth this October for the 29th International Railway Safety Council (IRSC) Conference.
The IRSC's annual conference is a forum that brings together rail safety professionals from around the
globe in order to exchange information and provide experiences and lessons for improving rail safety and is exclusively devoted to rail safety issues. This year's conference is being organised by a committee comprising the Rail Industry Safety and Standards Board, the Australian Transport Safety Bureau and the Office of the National Rail Safety Regulator.
Reflecting the theme, Innovation and Technology: Changing the Future of Rail Safety,
the IRSC 2019 features an engaging conference program including stakeholder meetings, plenary speakers, technical visits and a fantastic social program showcasing Australia’s sunniest capital city.
The IRSC and its delegates make a significant contribution to the ongoing improvement of rail safety management and performance around the world and we would like you to join in the gathering of rail safety professionals to discuss the challenges we are facing in the future and what we can do to overcome them.
Industry experts will present papers on three sub-themes for the conference:
Ensuring Railway Safety in New Technology and Work Practices
Maintaining Interoperability in Innovation
Can Risk Management and Assurance Keep Pace with Technology?
The IRSC is bringing together 35 speakers from 13 countries including:
The conference program includes exclusive site tours for delegates
Site Tour 1
IRSC 2019 delegates will enjoy a tour of Speno Rail Maintenance Australia's facility and Roy Hill's Remote Operations Centre in Perth on Thursday, 17 October.
Site Tour 2
On Friday, 18 October, delegates will step aboard a chartered flight to Port Hedland to visit Roy Hill's Tad yard and the Pilbara Ports Authority premises at Port Hedland (limited spaces available).
NB Another option for Friday, 18 October is still being considered.
Sunday, 13 October 2019
Reunite with friends and colleagues with your feet in the sand while watching the sun set over the ocean at the City of Perth Surf Life Saving Club.
Monday, 14 October 2019
Take the opportunity to meet new colleagues and discuss the presentations from the conference at the Gala Dinner. Enjoy a taste of Australian delicacies at Sandalford Wines, one of Western Australia’s oldest, largest and most distinguished wineries. There will even be the opportunity to meet some Australian furry animals.
Wednesday, 16 October 2019
Wind down with colleagues at the end of the conference with beautiful views of the Swan River. A night at the Lucky Shag is a perfect opportunity for delegates to celebrate the innovations and learnings from the conference.
HOW CAN YOU BE INVOLVED?
1. Register to attend the conference
Join the gathering by registering to attend the IRSC conference in Perth from the 13 – 18th October 2019. The IRSC is a great opportunity to connect, network and learn from a global railway safety community.
The IRSC Conference has a number of partnership and exhibition opportunities available.
We encourage you to partner or exhibit with the IRSC and align your company with an event that provides a unique opportunity for rail safety professionals from around the globe to come together and address how innovation and technology is changing the future of rail safety throughout the world.
If you are interested in partnering with or exhibiting at the 29th International Railway Safety Council Conference, please contact Sarah Ingram, Sponsorship & Exhibition Sales Manager, Sarah.Ingram@informa.com or ph: +61 411 499 131.