Sunday - 10 November 2019 Tehran @ Evin Hotel

18:00 Registration, Welcome Coffee/Drinking

Monday - 11 November 2019 Tehran @ Evin Hotel

08:30 Registration
09:30 Opening ceremony
Moderator: Mr. Marc Guigon, Passenger Director of UIC
09:30 Recitation of Holy Quran, National Anthem
09:40 Opening Video
09:45 Speech by Mr. Saeed Rasouli
Vice-Minister for Roads & Urban Development and President of Iranian Railways
10:00 Speech by Mr. Alberto Mazzola
Representative of the UIC Chairman and President of FS Group
10:15 Speech by Mr. François Davenne
UIC Director general
10:25 Speech by Mr. Pirooz Hanachi
Tehran Mayor
10:35 Speech by Mr. Mohammad Eslami
Minister of Roads and Urban Development of I. R. Iran
10:45 Coffee break, Inauguration Conference exhibition, Press Conference
11:30 A Presentation by RAI on Railway Station Best Practices
11:45 1st round Table: rail Based City
Mr. Pour Seyed Aghaei,Deputy of Tehran Mayor
Dr. Mohammad Montazeri, Head of UITP Iran Regional Office
Ms. Farzaneh Sadegh, Vice Minister of Architecture and Urban Development, Ministry of Roads & Urban
Pr. Bernd Scholl, ETH Zürich University professor
Mr. Mohamed Chahid (TBC), Representative of ONCF
Mr. Alberto Mazzola (TBC), Representative of the UIC Chairman and President of FS Group
13:15 Conclusion and Questions/Answers
Moderator: Professor Ms. Mahdokht Soltanieha, ETH University
Assistant: Mr. Vahid Aligardashi, Director General of Engineering Bureau of RAI
13:30 Lunch Break / Visit of the trade exhibition
14:45 Parallel sessions 1

  • 1.A Station Design 1 / Moderator: Mr. Amir Bahador
    Mr. Mohamed Chahid
    Ms. Mahdokht
    Mr. Junglu Du
    Mr. Jean-Claude Thirionet
    Ms. Lida Eslami
    Mr. Patxi J. Lamíquiz-Daudén
  • 1.B Sustainability / Moderator: Mr. Mohammad Delnavaz
    Ms. Inara Watson
    Ms. Alice Lunardon
    Ms. Jacqueline Kommers
    Mr. Bernd Scholl
    Mr. Reza Kheyroddin
    Ms. Mozhgan Farahmand
16:15 Conclusion and Questions/Answers
16:30 Coffee Break / Visiting Conference exhibition
17:00 Parallel sessions 2

  • 2.A Smart solutions for stations / Moderator: Mr.Carlos Ventura
    Mr. Oliver Brandmüller
    Mr. Ignacio Sanz
    Ms. Parinaz Bazeghi
    Mr. Fadong Meng
    Mr. Mehrdad Akbarimehr
    Mr. Mohammad Ami Sohrabi
  • 2.B Services & Commercial activities / Moderator: Mr. Clément Gautier
    Mr. Willey Smeulders
    Mr. Clément Gautier
    Ms. Zahra Ghamarimajd
    Mr. Mohammad Nikaeen
    Ms. Fatemeh Rajabi Safiri
    Mr. Mahdi Ostadi Jafari
18:30 Conclusion and Questions/Answers
20:00 Gala Dinner

Tuesday - 12 November 2019 Tehran @ Evin Hotel

08:30 Registration
09:00 Parallel sessions 3

  • 3.A Station Design 2 / Moderator: Mr. Vahid Aligardashi
    Mr. Ingo Hansen
    Mr. Mohamed Chahid
    Ms. Fuying Zhang
    Mr. Usame Ekici
    Ms. Marzieh Barikani
  • 3.B Mobility, accessibility & Door-to-Door solutions / Moderator: Mr. Mohammad Montazeri
    Ms. Maria Teresa Escolano
    Ms. Marina Vasina
    Mr. Hans-Peter Vetsch
    Ms. Fatemeh Torabi
    Mr. Luigi Contestabile
    Mr. Hassan Sadeghi Naeini
10:30 Conclusion and Questions/Answers
10:45 Coffee break / Visiting Conference exhibition
11:15 Parallel sessions 4

  • 4.A Security & Safety / Moderator: Ms. Marie-Hélène Bonneau
    Mr. Vahid Pourtajrishi
    Mr. Amirhossein Salarian & Ms. Aida Mashhadizadeh
    Ms. Anne Leemans
    Mr. Seyed Majid Eftekhari
    Mr. Bagheri Morteza
    Ms. Marie-Hélène Bonneau
  • 4.B Station Management & Financing / Moderator: Mr. Mohamed Chahid
    Ms. Harir Sadraei
    Ms. Akram Rostamkhani
    Ms. Melody Khadem Sameni
    Ms. Ekaterina Kozyreva
    Mr. Paul Van Doninck
    Mr. Seyyed Mehdi Hosseini
12:45 Conclusion and Questions/Answers
13:00 Lunch Break / Visiting Conference exhibition
14:30 2nd Round Table: Generating Added Values for Cities: Main Challenges
Dr. Hejazi, chamran ahwaz university
Mr. Georgii Gevorgyan, RZD Passenger Stations Directorate
Mr. Carlos Ventura, ADIF Passenger Stations Director
Mr. Willy Smeulders, European Passengers’ Federation, Board member
Ms. Francesca Alati, RFI’s representative for the Passenger Stations Directorate
Ms. Kerstin Gillsbro, Jerhnusen’s CEO
16:00 Conclusion and Questions/Answers
Moderator: Mr. François Davenne, UIC Director General
Assistant: Ms. Leila Moosavi, General Director of Investment of RAI
16:15 Coffee break / Visiting Conference exhibition
16:45 Closing Ceremony
Moderator: Mr. Amir Bahador Abdolmohammadi
16:45 Student Competition winners (1st & 2nd iranian teams)
16:50 Speech by Mr. Saeed Rasouli
Vice-Minister for Roads & Urban Development and President of Iranian Railways
17:00 Speech by Mr. Alberto Mazzola
Representative of the UIC Chairman and President of FS Group
17:10 Speech by Mr. François Davenne
UIC Director general
17:20 Speech by Ms. Kordbacheh
International Affairs Department of Iranian Railways
17:30 End of the 7th UIC nextstation conference
19:30 Travel from Evin Hotel To Local Mehrabad Airport in Tehran
20:30 Making flight arrangements
22:05 Flight from Tehran to Isfahan
23:05 Arrival at Isfahan Airport – Travel to Abbasi Hotel of Isfahan

Wednesday - 13 November 2019 Isfahan

07:00 Breakfast at Abbasi Hotel
08:00 Check out / Wait in the lobby of Abbasi Hotel
08:15 Transfer to Isfahan Railway Station
08:45 Technical Visit of Isfahan Railway Station
09:45 Break
10:00 Travel from Isfahan Railway Station to Isfahan sightseeing
10:30 Visiting Isfahan special tourist places such as
- Naghsh / e Jahan Square,
- Ālī Qāpū palace,
- Traditional Bazaar of Isfahan
13:30 Lunch
15:00 Continue Isfahan Tour
16:30 Travel-Transfer to Isfahan Airport
17:00 Making flight arrangements
18:00 Flight from Isfahan to Tehran
19:00 Dinner at a Traditional Restaurant in Tehran
22:00 Transfer to International Imam Khomeini Airport of Tehran
Note 1: All information about the Technical Visit of Isfahan and any other required information in this regard are available at the link of the UIC nextstation 2019 conference website: / visit / isfahan below
Note 2: Participants whose flights will be on the evening of Wednesday, 13th November, we will be provided with them a VIP car to take them directly from Isfahan to Imam Khomeini Airport (Almost 4 hours).