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"Inland Hubs: key towards rail freight corridor development"

Day 1 - 14 September

9:00 - 12:00 Technical Visits

12:30 - 13:30 Registration & welcome coffee and tea

14:00 - 14:30 Opening and welcome

  • Jean-Pierre Loubinoux, UIC
  • Ivan Petrov, FIATA
  • xxx, City of Duisburg
  • xxx, Port of Duisburg

Moderator: Ivan Petrov

14:30 - 16:15

1st Session: Transcontinental corridors: myth or reality for business development?

  • Transcontinental corridors interconnecting with European Rail Freight Corridors, UIC - Géhénot
  • The corridor concept as growth vector
  • Transcontinental corridors: myth or reality? BMW

Q&A
Moderator: S Géhénot

16:15 - 16:45 Coffee Break, networking

16:45 - 18:30

2nd Session: Hubs to connect land-locked regions

  • Duisburg as a unique port of call (best practice)
  • China

Q&A
Moderator: Ivan Petrov

19:00 Dinner


Day 2 - 15 September

09:00 -11:00

3rd Session: Network accessibility of hubs to Rail Freight Corridors

  • Last mile operation
  • KPIs
  • Organizing hinterland traffic
  • Best practice

11:00 - 11:30 Coffee break

11:30 - 13:00

4th Session: Market technology and innovation to boost productivity

  • electronic consignment note
  • Tracking and tracing
  • Customer platform
  • Electronic seals, CCTT

12:30 - 13:00 Wrap-up and conclusions
Fiata & UIC

13:00 - 13:45 Lunch