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Keynote Speech (14 June l 09:50 ~ 10:30)

Speakers

  • Szozda Tadeusz

    Chairman,

    Organisation for Cooperation between Railways(OSJD),

    Poland

    Szozda Tadeusz

    Mr. Tadeusz Szozda was born on October 9, 1947.
    Graduated from the Faculty of Law of the Lublin University named after Maria Curie – Skłodowska

    In 1971 started to work at the Polish Railways. From 1972 till 1974 worked in the PKP Tariff Bureau, and then - from 1974 till 1990 – in the Design and Research Railway Center “KOLPROJEKT”.

    In 1990 was in the position of the Adviser to the PKP General Director. On August 14, 1992 by the nomination of the Minister of Transport and Marine Sector was appointed Deputy Minister of Transport and Marine Sector by the order of the Chairman of the Ministers Council and kept that position till January 10, 1998.

    From July 1, 1998 till now is Chairman of the Committee of the Organisation for Co-Operation between Railways.

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  • Dongmyun, Lee

    Senior Executive Vice President,

    Institute of Convergence Technology, KT,

    Republic of Korea

    Dongmyun Lee

    Dongmyun Lee is currently the head of the Institute of Convergence Technology in kt. He joined KT in 1991 and has been developing technologies on next generation broadband networking, contents delivery, and enterprise managed services. Starting from 2003, he has been in charge of the technology strategy and the next generation network group in KT. Since 2014, he has been leading the KT R&D group developing market differentiation technologies in the fields of gigabit infrastructure, 5G networking/services, next generation media, etc.

    He received the B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from the Seoul National University in 1985 and the M.S. & Ph.D. degrees in Electrical Engineering from the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology in 1987 and 1991, respectively, in the fields of real-time distributed computing and parallel computing.

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  • Arkhom Termpittayapaisith

    Minister,

    Ministry of Transport,

    Thailand

    Arkhom Termpittayapaisith

    Arkhom Termpittayapaisith, has joined NESDB since 1979 which is considered to be the key agency on planning and formulation of development strategies in Thailand. Throughout his years in NESDB, Arkhom has held series of directorship and taken a lead role in many infrastructure development projects and formulation of vital development strategies which proven to be crucial for the nation to achieve what we call sustainable and green development.

    As top executive of NESDB, Arkhom has taken philosophy of sufficiency economy by heart and use it as a foundation in every development strategy in light of shaping the nation toward more balance development. His economic expertise’s extend from specific microeconomic development strategies especially in manufacturing sectors and area based planning to macroeconomic development strategies which involve forecasting economic situation and provide precise policy recommendation to the government in a timely fashion to better fostering nation’s economic growth. Furthermore, the current position as Secretary General of NESDB has further extended his expertise in the social and environmental development which evidently enhances national development strategies.

    With acknowledgement of his wide range of expertise, he was appointed a member of Bank of Thailand Committee and Chairman of the Bank of Thailand’s Risk Management Committee. Also in his capacity, Arkhom is presently members of several national committees such as Bank of Thailand, Monetary Policy Committee, Board of Investment, National Science and Technology Development Board, National Science Technology and Innovation Policy Board, National Environment Board, Civil Service Commission, and Royal Police Cadet Academy’s Council.

    Moreover, Arkhom also played vital roles as board of directors in many nation’s lead state-own-enterprises until August 2014 prior to the appointment as Deputy Minister of Transport. These included PTT Public Company Limited, Airports of Thailand Public Company Limited, and Thai Smile Airways Company Limited. His roles also extend toward the international community through his extensive involvement in neighboring countries development cooperation especially in lead role of formulating connectivity strategy master plan in GMS which later lead to the Master Plan on ASEAN Connectivity.

    Personal Information :

    Born on 25 September 1956. Bachelor degree in Economics from Thammasat University, Thailand; Master degree in Development Economics from Williams College, United States; Honorary Doctorate in Arts from Sisaket Rajabhat University, Thailand; 1979 joined NESDB as Industrial Planner; 2000 Senior Adviser in Policy and Plan, NESDB; 2004 Deputy Secretary-General, NESDB; 2010 Secretary General, NESDB. In July 2014, Arkhom was appointed to be a member of the National Legislative Assembly (NLA). Later he resigned from NLA and has been appointed to be Deputy Minister of Transport from 30 August 2014 - 19 August 2015 and has been appointed to be Minister of Transport since 19 August 2015

    Key Positions

    - 2010-2015 Secretary-General, National Economic and Social Development Board (NESDB)
    - 2014 Member of the National Legislative Assembly (31 July-29 August 2014)
    - 2014-2015 Deputy Minister of Transport (30 August 2014 – 19 August 2015)
    - 2015-Present Minister of Transport (since 19 August 2015)

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Leader’s Summit (14 June l 13:20 ~ 15:05)

Sharing Metropolitan and National Rail Projects

Speakers

  • Arkhom Termpittayapaisith

    Minister,

    Ministry of Transport,

    Thailand

    Arkhom Termpittayapaisith

    Arkhom Termpittayapaisith, has joined NESDB since 1979 which is considered to be the key agency on planning and formulation of development strategies in Thailand. Throughout his years in NESDB, Arkhom has held series of directorship and taken a lead role in many infrastructure development projects and formulation of vital development strategies which proven to be crucial for the nation to achieve what we call sustainable and green development.

    As top executive of NESDB, Arkhom has taken philosophy of sufficiency economy by heart and use it as a foundation in every development strategy in light of shaping the nation toward more balance development. His economic expertise’s extend from specific microeconomic development strategies especially in manufacturing sectors and area based planning to macroeconomic development strategies which involve forecasting economic situation and provide precise policy recommendation to the government in a timely fashion to better fostering nation’s economic growth. Furthermore, the current position as Secretary General of NESDB has further extended his expertise in the social and environmental development which evidently enhances national development strategies.

    With acknowledgement of his wide range of expertise, he was appointed a member of Bank of Thailand Committee and Chairman of the Bank of Thailand’s Risk Management Committee. Also in his capacity, Arkhom is presently members of several national committees such as Bank of Thailand, Monetary Policy Committee, Board of Investment, National Science and Technology Development Board, National Science Technology and Innovation Policy Board, National Environment Board, Civil Service Commission, and Royal Police Cadet Academy’s Council.

    Moreover, Arkhom also played vital roles as board of directors in many nation’s lead state-own-enterprises until August 2014 prior to the appointment as Deputy Minister of Transport. These included PTT Public Company Limited, Airports of Thailand Public Company Limited, and Thai Smile Airways Company Limited. His roles also extend toward the international community through his extensive involvement in neighboring countries development cooperation especially in lead role of formulating connectivity strategy master plan in GMS which later lead to the Master Plan on ASEAN Connectivity.

    Personal Information :

    Born on 25 September 1956. Bachelor degree in Economics from Thammasat University, Thailand; Master degree in Development Economics from Williams College, United States; Honorary Doctorate in Arts from Sisaket Rajabhat University, Thailand; 1979 joined NESDB as Industrial Planner; 2000 Senior Adviser in Policy and Plan, NESDB; 2004 Deputy Secretary-General, NESDB; 2010 Secretary General, NESDB. In July 2014, Arkhom was appointed to be a member of the National Legislative Assembly (NLA). Later he resigned from NLA and has been appointed to be Deputy Minister of Transport from 30 August 2014 - 19 August 2015 and has been appointed to be Minister of Transport since 19 August 2015

    Key Positions

    - 2010-2015 Secretary-General, National Economic and Social Development Board (NESDB)
    - 2014 Member of the National Legislative Assembly (31 July-29 August 2014)
    - 2014-2015 Deputy Minister of Transport (30 August 2014 – 19 August 2015)
    - 2015-Present Minister of Transport (since 19 August 2015)

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  • Sutanto Soehodho

    Deputy Governor,

    Jakarta Capital City
    Government,

    Indonesia

    Sutanto Soehodho

    Prof. Dr. Ir. Sutanto Soehodho, M. Eng
    Deputy Governor for Industry, Trade and Transportation Jakarta Provincial Government

    Phone number: 021. 3504812 / Fax 021.3822344
    Email: ssoehodho@yahoo.com

    Civil Engineering University of Indonesia in 1986
    Tokyo University – Japan in 1987. In 1989 obtained a Master’s degree
    Tokyo University – Japan 1992 earned a Doctor of Engineering with the deepening field of Mathematical Modeling for Public Transport Network and Scheduling

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  • Amr Abdelsalam
    Kandeel Shaat

    Minister Assistant,

    Ministry of Transport,

    Egypt

Session 1 (14 June l 15:25 ~ 17:00)

Smart Rolling Stock Technologies

Moderator

  • Wonhee, You

    Executive Researcher,

    Korea Railroad Research
    Institute,

    Republic of Korea

    Wonhee, You

    Experience :

    - Project Manager of 'Development of Tilting Train Technology'
    - Project Manager of 'Development of Test and Evaluation Techniques for Derailment and the Improvement of
      Safety Performance ‘Project Manager of 'Development of Tilting Train Technology'
    - Head of Department of Research for Railway Vehicle Technology
    - Head of Department of Research for Railway System
    - Vice President of Korea Railroad Research Institute
    - Vice President of the Korean Society for Railway(at present)

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Speakers

  • Joachim Winter

    Senior Scientiest,
    Project Manager,

    German Aerospace Center - DLR,

    Germany

    Dr.-Ing. Joachim Winter

    Dr. Winter has been born on 13th of December, 1953 in Lübeck (Federal Republic of Germany). After finishing the high-shool he became officer with the German Federal Airforce. He studied Mechanical Engineering choosing specialisation on Aerospace Technologies (Flight Mechanics and Flight Control) at the Technical University of Braunschweig. Afterwards he worked as a scientific assistant professor at the Institute of Mechanics of the University Duisburg-Essen and graduated to Dr.-Ingenieur. From 1987 to 2001 he joined DaimlerChrysler Group in different managing positions of aeronautical engineering and vehicle research. From 1998 on he acted as the Head of Systems Engineering of DaimlerChrysler Rail Systems (Signal) – Adtranz in Braunschweig as well as the Head of Competence Center Satellite Navigation in Ulm. In parallel he became Head of Marketing & Sales Central Europe from 1998 to 2000 located in Braunschweig. When Bombardier took over the Adtranz business in 2001 he became Head of Profit Center Satellite Navigation of Bombardier Transportation (Signal) Germany in Ulm. From 2003 to 2006 he was promoted to be Director Signalling Technology of central engineering in Stockholm (Sweden). Since 2007 he moved to become Director Telematics of business unit central Europe in Mannheim.

    From February 2008 he is delegated to act as the Project Manager „Next Generation Train“ at Institute of Vehicle Concepts of German Aerospace Center (DLR) in Stuttgart. In 2013 the board of directors bestowed the title Senior Scientist upon him.

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  • Takashi Yoneyama

    Assistant Senior Researcher,

    Railway Technical Research
    Institute,

    Japan

    Mr. Takashi Yoneyama

    Mr. Takashi Yoneyama, born in 1978 in Japan, earned a bachelor of engineering and a Master of engineering at the electrical engineering course of Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan in 2002 and 2004, respectively.

    He joined Railway Technical Research Institute in 2004 and started my carrier in railway industry. Since then, he has been in charge of R&D in the field of electrical engineering for railway vehicles. His recent research interest is application of fuel cells and lithium ion battery to railway vehicle traction systems.

    He is a recipient of the 2006 IEEJ Excellent Presentation Award and 2016 UIC Award. He is registered as Professional Engineer in 2014. And, he is a member of the Institute of Electrical Engineering of Japan.

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  • David Dimmer

    Director, Product Strategy,

    Thales Ground Transportation
    Systems,

    Canada

    David Dimmer

    David Dimmer is the Director of Product Strategy for the Urban Rail Signalling Business Line of Thales Group. He has been a member of the urban rail signalling and train control competence centre since 1987. David played a leading role in the design of the SelTrac™ radio based CBTC product, which has been installed on more than 20 lines in China including 5 lines in Shanghai and Beijing, along with the Hong Kong APM, and lines in Kuala Lumpur and Disney World. It is currently being implemented in seven other projects worldwide including the Doha Metro, Flushing line in New York, and the MTR Seven Line Modernization program in Hong Kong.

    David participates in international standardization work. He is the Canadian representative on the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) Working Group 40, which is developing the IEC 62290 standards for Communication Based Train Control systems. He was also the Technical Leader for the recently completed Next Generation Train Control (NGTC) research project in Europe, led by UNIFE, which investigated synergies between ETCS and CBTC systems and developed solutions for future urban and mainline systems.

    David graduated from University of Toronto and has a Bachelor of Applied Sciences degree in Electrical Engineering.

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Discussants

  • Kyu Hyoung, Choi

    Dean of Graduate School of
    Railway,

    Seoul National University of
    Science & Technology,

    Republic of Korea

    Kyu Hyoung, Choi

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Session 2 (14 June l 17:20 ~ 18:25)

Standardization and Certification of Rail Technologies

Moderator

  • Kangyoun, Choe

    Principal Researcher,

    Korea Railroad Research
    Institute,

    Republic of Korea

    Kangyoun, CHOE

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Speakers

  • Iain Carmichael

    Managing Director for Asia,

    Ricardo Rail,

    Hong Kong

    Iain Carmichael

    Iain has lived and worked in Hong Kong for the last 20 years. During this time he has gained extensive experience in all aspects of railway design and operations throughout the Asia Pacific Region. Iain has identified and grown businesses in a number of Asia Pacific locations, including Hong Kong, Mainland China, Taiwan, Korea and Australia. This has involved putting in place a regional strategy and executing this through a series of focused implementation plans. Iain has also successfully implemented a join venture business in Mainland China.

    Iain has a thorough understanding of railway technology and the associated safety issues along with strong knowledge on international railway standards including TSI. This has been developed through years of working on some of the most challenging and complex railway projects in the world. In particular, Iain has been responsible for developing and implementing risk and safety management systems, auditing and advising organisations on various aspects of their safety management arrangements, and being responsible for the delivery of major independent certification projects.

    Ricardo's Asia rail business under Iain’s leadership has accumulated an enviable range of project experience throughout Asia. This has includes having certified all of Asia’s High Speed Rail technology, i.e. Japanese, Chinese and Korean.

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  • Sven Nowak

    Vice President,

    TÜV SÜD Asia Pacific Pte. Ltd.,

    Singapore

    Sven Nowak

    Mr. Sven Nowak is currently Vice President of Digital Service responsible for the business segments Digital Railways and Functional Safety. He is also in charge of safety assessment services for the business line Railway Signalling in Asia Pacific.

    Mr Nowak has been in the railway industry for more than 17 years and he is a qualified Senior Assessor for Signalling Systems. Prior to assuming his current role, he was General Manager of TÜV SÜD Japan Rail, led the railway safety inspection business in Asia Pacific and was globally responsible for the Business Line Railway Signalling. Before his assignment in Asia his experience include developing safety critical software for on-board and wayside railway signalling systems, managing the European Train Control System project team focusing on safety and conformity evaluations as well as performing safety assessment of Signalling systems of railway projects in Europe and Asia. He is also a fellow of the Institution of Railway Signal Engineers and member of the Institution of Engineering and Technology.

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Discussants

  • Duckho, Shin

    Leader(Principal Researcher),

    Korea Railroad Research Institute
    Safety Research Division,

    Republic of Korea

    Duckho, Shin

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Session 3 (15 June l 09:00 ~ 10:35)

Smart Rail Operation and Maintenance

Moderator

  • Jongwoo, Lee

    Professor,

    Seoul National University of
    Science and Technology,

    Republic of Korea

    Jongwoo, Lee

    Position : Professor,
    Working Establishment : Graduate School of Railway Seoul National University of Science and Technology

    Education
    1979-1983 : Engineering College, HANYANG UNIVERSITY
                Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering
    1985-1986 : Ecole Centrale de Nantes, Nantes, France
                Master of Control Engineering
    1986-1987 : Ecole Centrale de Nantes
                Scholar Course on Doctor Degre
    1987-1989 : Universite de Technologie de Compiegne
                Scholar Course on Computer Science
    1989-1993 : Universite de Paris IV
                Ph. Doctor of Electronic Engineering

    Key Qualification
    Thanks to his basic education both in mechanical and advanced Electronic fields, and as part of his Korean Railroad Research Institute activities on High Speed Railway, Mr LEE has gained a wide knowledge in problems concerning electric railway equipment, system engineering on New high speed railway, Signaling system, before implementation of their own technologies. He has a good experience in a major project for High Speed Railway.

    Professional Experience 1984-1985 : DAEWOO MOTORS Co. as a engineer
    1987-1989 : Universite de Technologie de Compiegne
    1989-1993 : Laboratoire de Physiologie, Hopital Laennec, Paris Senior researcher
    1993-1994 :Newoo Indudstrial Co. Ltd, Director Generale, technical division
    1994-2005 : Chief researcher  Korea Railroad Research Institute
    2005~present : Professor of Graduate School of Railway, Seoul National University of Technology

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Speakers

  • Bruno Langlois

    Innovation & R&D,

    SNCF,

    France

    Bruno Langlois

    Bruno Langlois graduated in engineering in 1987 from « Ecole des Mines », Paris, France. He began his career in 1987 as a research engineer in robotics at Stanford University, USA. Back in France in 1989, he joined AIRBUS group. During 17 years, he held several positions in R&D, project, manufacturing in Paris, and managing Director of AIRBUS site in Guiana Space center. During his career at Airbus, he worked both on Ariane Launcher and Satellites. In 2006, he moved to Alstom Transport, as Managing Director of Paris signaling engineering site. In 2009, he was head of Metro signaling engineering for Alstom, dealing with projects based on speed code to CBTC technologies. In 2013, he joined SNCF, in charge of Rolling Stock Maintenance engineering. He is now in charge of Innovation and R&D for Rolling Stock engineering.

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  • Sergej Samjatin

    Executive Director Oversea
    sales,

    DB Systemtechnik Gmbh,

    Germany

    Sergej Samjatin

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Discussants

  • YongJoo, Jeon

    Senior Researcher,

    Korea Railroad Corporation,

    Republic of Korea

    YongJoo, Jeon

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Session 4 (15 June l 10:55 ~ 13:00)

Future of High Speed Rail

Moderator

  • Jaehak, Oh

    Vice-President,

    The Korea Transport Institute,

    Republic of Korea

    Jaehak, Oh

    Dr. Oh has graduated Department of Industrial Engineering at Seoul national University in 1980 and obtained his PhD degree for transport studies at University College London in 1990. Since 1992, he has been working for The Korea Transport Institute (KOTI), taking a one-year leave of absence during 1995 as Lecturer at the Tokyo Institute of Technology.

    Dr. Oh is Vice-President and Director of National Transport Strategy Planning at KOTI. During the last 20 years, he has project managed more than 60 of KOTI’s transport projects. During 2006 to 2011, He was the project manager of the national R&D, “Transport Connectivity and Transfer technology Development.” He has played a key role in innovating transport systems for green growth and formulating infrastructure policies for the Korean government. Since 2009, Dr. Oh has been the research project manager of “High-Speed Railway(KTX) Economic Development Project” which aims to promote regional and urban development through KTX station area development.

    Dr. Oh served as the Secretary General for the 2001 WCTR Seoul Conference. At present, he is a Steering Committee Member of WCTR-Society and an Editorial Board Member for the WCTR Journal of Transport Policy.

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Speakers

  • Dirk Ahlborn

    CEO,

    Hyperloop Transportation
    Technologies,

    Germany

    Dirk Ahlborn

    Dirk Ahlborn is the CEO of Hyperloop Transportation Technologies, Inc. (HTT) and the Founder and CEO of JumpStarter Inc. Founded in 2013, HTT designs and builds the most highly profitable, fastest, safest, and environmentally friendly transportation system for passengers and goods. HTT utilizes JumpStarter’s crowdfunding and crowd collaboration platform JumpStartFund and is thus able to leverage technology and a 800+ team of global experts to bring disruptive innovation to the traditional transportation industry. Hyperloop first gained public interest when entrepreneur Elon Musk published a white paper describing a futuristic mode of transport that would transport people from Los Angeles to San Francisco in about thirty minutes. Musk handed the concept to the public and Hyperloop Transportation Technologies rose to the challenge. You can find out more at http://hyperlooptransp.com and follow him on Twitter at @justdirk.

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  • John Preston

    Professor,

    University of Southampton,

    UK

    John Preston

    CURRENT POST: 2006 - Transportation Research Group, University of Southampton.
    Chair in Rail Transport and Director of Development of Rail Research.
    Head, Civil, Maritime and Environmental Engineering and Science (1 August 2011-31 August 2014)
    Head, School of Civil Engineering and the Environment (1 August 2010 – 31 July 2011)
    Director, Transportation Research Group (1 July 2008 – 31 July 2011, 1 August 2015 - )
    Web page: http://www.southampton.ac.uk/engineering/about/staff/jpreston.page

    Professor Preston has over 30 years of experience in rail research and education. His research in rail covers demand and cost modelling, operations, regulatory studies, and land-use and environment interactions. He has held around 140 research grants and contracts, worth over £11 million, and has published over 300 articles, book chapters, conference and working papers. His rail research has been undertaken for the Association of Train Operating Companies, the Department for Transport, the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC), the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), the European Commission, RSSB (Rail Safety and Standards Board) and numerous Local Authorities and Train Operators. He is the Co-Chair (with Professor Ingo Hansen of the Technical University of Delft) of the World Conference on Transport Research Society’s (WCTR) Rail Special Interest Group and is a Committee Member of the International Association of Rail Operations Research (IAROR).

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  • Johannes Kluehspies

    President,

    The International Maglev Board,

    Germany

    Johannes Kluehspies

    Prof. Dr. Johannes Kluehspies is the President of the International Maglev Board (e.V.). Johannes Kluehspies holds a Master's Degree in Urban and Transport Geography from Technical University of Munich, Germany, and a doctor’s degree in Transport Geography from University of Bochum.

    For his scientific thesis on the future of transport he was awarded a post-doctorate degree (Dr. habilitatus), the highest academic rank in Europe, from the University of Leipzig.

    Prof. Dr. Johannes Kluehspies researches and lectures on transport and on regional and urban planning policies, and has published several studies on maglev systems with a focus on technology assessment and urban and regional planning issues.

    He received a stipend from German Academic Exchange Service and spent several years in Asia studying transport networks and urban development projects, including streetcar renaissance, urban renewal, smart city and maglev projects, among others.

    He is an elected member of the Centre of Excellence for High Performance Railways and Maglev Systems at the Technical University of Dresden, Germany. Also, he is a member of the German NTA Centre for Technology Assessment.

    He currently serves as full professor at the Technical University oAS of Deggendorf, Germany. He also lectures at the University of Leipzig, Germany and at Wien University oAS, Austria, Europe.

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  • Hiroyuki Ohsaki

    Professor,

    The University of Tokyo,

    Japan

    Hiroyuki Ohsaki

    Hiroyuki Ohsaki received the B. E., M. E., and Dr. Eng. degrees in electrical engineering from the University of Tokyo, Japan, in 1983, 1985 and 1988, respectively.

    He joined the Department of Electrical Engineering, the University of Tokyo in 1988. From 2004 he is a Professor at the Department of Advanced Energy, the Graduate School of Frontier Sciences, the University of Tokyo, Japan.

    He joined the Department of Electrical Engineering, the University of Tokyo in 1988. From 2004 he is a Professor at the Department of Advanced Energy, the Graduate School of Frontier Sciences, the University of Tokyo, Japan.

    Prof. Ohsaki was a Vice President of the Institute of Electrical Engineers of Japan from May 2014 to May 2015. He is now the Chair of IEEE Power & Energy Society Japan Joint Chapter, and the Chair of the IEC TC 77 (EMC). He is the Program Officer of the Superconducting Systems area in the Advanced Low Carbon Technology Research and Development Program of the Japan Science and Technology Agency.

    He is a member of the Maglev Technological Practicality Evaluation Committee under the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism, a research advisor for the Maglev Systems Technology Division of the Railway Technical Research Institute, Japan, and the Chair of the International Steering Committee of the Maglev Conference.

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  • Mohd Nur Ismal bin
    Mohamed Kamal

    CEO,

    MyHSR,

    Malaysia

Discussants

  • Keechoo, Choi

    President,

    Korean Society of
    Transportation,

    Republic of Korea

    Keechoo, Choi

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Special Session (15 June l 14:30 ~ 16:30)

Future Transportation System(1,000 km/h), Hypertube(HTX)

Moderator

  • Kwan Sup, Lee

    Director,

    Hypertube Research Team,
    Korea Railroad Research Institute,

    Republic of Korea

    Kwan Sup, Lee

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Spaekers

  • Kwan Sup, Lee

    Director,

    Hypertube Research Team,
    Korea Railroad Research Institute,

    Republic of Korea

    Kwan Sup, Lee

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  • Jaeseon, Lee

    Assistant Professor,

    UNIST,

    Republic of Korea

    Jaeseon, Lee

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  • Jongdae, Baek

    Head,

    Hyperway Research Division,
    Korea Institute of Civil
    Engineering and Building
    Technology,

    Republic of Korea

    Jongdae, Baek

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  • Dirk Ahlborn

    CEO,

    Hyperloop Transportation
    Technologies,

    Germany

    Dirk Ahlborn

    Dirk Ahlborn is the CEO of Hyperloop Transportation Technologies, Inc. (HTT) and the Founder and CEO of JumpStarter Inc. Founded in 2013, HTT designs and builds the most highly profitable, fastest, safest, and environmentally friendly transportation system for passengers and goods. HTT utilizes JumpStarter’s crowdfunding and crowd collaboration platform JumpStartFund and is thus able to leverage technology and a 800+ team of global experts to bring disruptive innovation to the traditional transportation industry. Hyperloop first gained public interest when entrepreneur Elon Musk published a white paper describing a futuristic mode of transport that would transport people from Los Angeles to San Francisco in about thirty minutes. Musk handed the concept to the public and Hyperloop Transportation Technologies rose to the challenge. You can find out more at http://hyperlooptransp.com and follow him on Twitter at @justdirk.

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Discussants

  • Young-il, Kim

    DSS(Domain Support Staff),

    ETRI IoT Research Division,

    Republic of Korea

    Young-il, Kim

    Young-il Kim received the B.S. and M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Electronic Engineering from Kyung-Hee University, Seoul, Korea in 1985 and 1988 and 1996, respectively. He has experienced the locomotive driver in Korail, and also he worked for Samsung Electronics as a M.W.O engineer. Since 1988, he has been with ETRI(Electronics and Telecommunication Research Institute), Daejeon, Korea. He has experienced the development CDMA system and IMT-2000 system, Mobile WiMAX system, mobile IPTV, Mobile Multi-hop Relay, etc. as a team leader. Also he has been developed the autonomous railway monitoring system from 2012. From 2015, he works for the editor of Recommendation ITU-T Y.TPS “transportation safety service” in ITU-T SG20.

    Now he is the project leader and DSS(Domain Support Staff) in IoT research division in ETRI, also he is the honorary professor of MUST(Mongolian University of Science and Technology) and advisory professor of BJTU(Beijing Jiaotong Uniersity), and adjunct professor of UST(University of Science and Technology). His current research interests are PHY/MAC layer and system architecture of IoT system.

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  • Ho, Lee

    Associate Research Fellow,

    The Korea Transport Institute,

    Republic of Korea

    Ho Lee

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