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RIA Annual Conference

7th November 2019 - 8th November 2019

Date and time

Thursday 7 and Friday 8 November 2019

Day 1 (Thursday 07 November)
10:00 – 18:00 (Conference programme)
18:15 – 23:00 (Networking reception, dinner and Awards ceremony) – Available as part of Conference Full or Only Evening Events tickets

Day 2 (Friday 08 November)
09:00 – 14:00 (including final networking lunch)

RIA’s Award winning Annual Conference is a highlight of the industry calendar, bringing together RIA members of all sizes with clients, industry leaders, influencers, international guests and policy makers for a two days of informative discussions and networking.

This year’s Conference focuses on the theme of “Building customer-focused rail, at home and abroad”. For the first time, RIA is working on a 2-day programme that will combine keynote speeches, panel discussions, interview sessions and unique networking opportunities, providing the opportunity to meet with key industry leaders. We are inviting several international speakers to enhance the agenda with a stronger global approach.

This year’s conference will see a number of senior players across UK rail taking part, including:
•              Transport Secretary Grant Schapps MP (invited);
•              Shadow Transport Secretary Andy McDonald;
•              Andrew Haines, Chief Executive, Network Rail;
•              Mark Wild, Chief Executive, Crossrail
•              Ruth Hannant and Polly Payne, Directors General for Rail Group, Department for Transport (DfT);
•              Barry White, Chief Executive, Transport for the North
•              Philip Hoare, President, Atkins;
•              Caroline Murdoch, Director Corporate Communications, Network Rail
•              Anthony Smith, Chief Executive, Transport Focus
•              Noel Travers, Managing Director, Unipart Rail;
•              Anna Ince, Chief Executive Officer, Resonate
•              Rob Morris, Managing Director, Siemens Mobility – Rail Automation
•              Any many more!


7th November 2019
8th November 2019


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2-8 Great Suffolk Street
London, SE1 0UG United Kingdom
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