Invitation to Safe4RAIL's Mid-Term Conference in Prague, Czech Republic


We are pleased to invite you to attend the Safe4RAIL Mid-Term Conference, which will take place on Thursday, 25th of January, 2018 in Prague, Czech Republic (from 9:30 till approximately 16:30 CET). Below you can find the preliminary agenda.

The conference will provide an overview on the next-generation TCMS that has been developed in the first year of the Safe4RAIL project. The concepts for the Integrated Modular Platform, consisting of middleware and networking framework will be presented. Further presentations will be related to the supporting simulation and demonstration aspects. The conference welcomes participants from railway technology suppliers and manufacturers, safety experts, and authorities as well as academic participants in the domain of train control and communication systems. The conference will be hosted by our partner UniControls.

Participation for the event is free of charge, but registration is obligatory. You can register for the conference via an e-mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by use of the website's registration form.

We are looking forward to hearing from you!

Invitation Letter

Invitation Letter [PDF, 1.29 MByte]


Date & Time

Thursday, 25th of January, 2018
930 - approx. 1630 CET



Courtyard Marriott Hotel, Lucemburská 46,
Prague, Czech Republic


For registration please send an e-mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or use the registration form until Monday, 15th of January, 2018.


Start   Topic   Partner   Duration
09:00   Registration and Coffee     00:30
09:30   Introduction to Safe4RAIL   Arjan Geven (TTTech, Coordinator of Safe4RAIL)   00:20
09:50   Background and embedding of next-gen TCMS in Shift2Rail   Javier Goikoetxea (CAF)   00:20
10:10   Integrated Modular Platform for next-generation TCMS   Arjan Geven (TTTech)   00:35
10:45   Coffee Break       00:15
11:00   Mixed-Criticality Functional Distribution Framework   Iñigo Odriozola (Ikerlan)   00:30
11:30   Mixed-Criticality Networking   Mirko Jakovljevic (TTTech)   00:45
12:15   Safety Considerations for next-gen TCMS   Bernhard Nölte (TÜV Süd)   00:30
12:45   Poster Lunch       01:15
14:00   Simulation Environment   Tobias Pieper (University Siegen)   00:30
14:30   Train2Ground Communication   Tomas Tichy (UniControls)   00:30
15:00   Electronic Brake-by-Wire   Ugo Prosdocimi (Eletech)   00:30
15:30   Coffee Break       00:15
15:45   Panel – Next-gen TCMS Risks and Opportunities       00:45
16:30   Closing of mid-term conference