Inheriting the success and rewarding experience from its precedents, the Organising Committee is both proud and delightful to announce that the forthcoming conference will be held on 24 to 25 May 2017 at Hotel ICON in Hong Kong followed by a technical visit on 26 May 2017.
The International Conference on Railway Engineering (ICRE) is held every three years in Hong Kong with the objective to provide a forum for sharing knowledge and experience; promoting collaboration among practitioners; as well as revealing recent development and applications of new technologies in railway engineering.
The organiser, Railway and Transport Section of the IET Hong Kong is composed of engineering professionals from disciplines of electrical, electronics, industrial, mechanical and railway engineering. In this connection, the conference is a railway event of high regard in the industry.
ICRE 2017 Theme
Theme of this year will promote “Engineering the future railway”.
The conference is arranged around three main topics:
- Customer Experience
- Asset Planning and Management
- Innovation and Technology
Who Will Participate?
The event attracts speakers and delegates from all over the world including China, Singapore, Malaysia, Australia and the United Kingdom.
We anticipate the event will attract over 120 participants including planners, operators, engineers, researchers, academia, consultants and governments officials of all aspects of railway engineering including electrical, electronic, civil, mechanical, control, signalling, communication and computing. It will also attract manufacturers and suppliers of rolling stocks, tracks, signalling system, power supplies system, telecommunication equipment and other ancillary equipment and systems.
International Advisory Committee
- Ir Frank CHAN (Director, Electrical and Mechanical Services Department, Hong Kong SAR Government)
- Dr Samuel CHAN (Director of Systems, Land Transport Authority, Singapore)
- Mr TC CHEW (President, Global Business & Operations, Samsung C&T Corporation, Republic of Korea)
- Dr Peter EWEN (Engineering Director, MTR Corporation, Hong Kong)
- Ir Adi LAU (Operations Director, MTR Corporation, Hong Kong)
- Ir Edmund LEUNG (Chief Officer, KCRC, Hong Kong)
- Mr Leo MAK (Director of Systems, MMC-Gamuda, Malaysia)
- Mr Wee Meng SIM (Senior Group Director (Rail), Land Transport Authority, Singapore)
- Mr Xing YU (Chief Engineer - International Business, China Railway Siyuan Survey and Design Group Co. Ltd, China)