Creating Design Processes to Minimise Post-Contract Adjustments, Identifying Flexible Approaches to Ever-Changing IT/OT Standards and Requirements and Strengthening Supplier Collaboration to Meet Sustainability Targets
Presenting a one-day live in-person business conference designed to help Directors of New Fleet Procurement, Commercial, Contract, Design Managers, Heads of Testing & Acceptance and Rolling Stock Engineering Directors implement new strategies to strengthen design processes, embed technology requirements from the start, improve supplier collaboration across the whole process, support sustainability goals and to reduce cost and delays for future fleets.
This global conference will bring together key stakeholders including management and technical experts from train operating companies, train manufacturers, leasing companies, 3rd party suppliers and advisory firms to discuss best practices in procuring new rolling stock, including strategies to help guide design, specification and requirement writing, optimising the management of the project from ‘cradle to grave’ to reduce waste, cost, and delays in procuring and getting new trains into service.
firms, highlighting valuable experiences from UK and Europe on best practices in procuring new Rolling Stock.
Bespoke and Custom Requirements in the Design and Concept Phase to Reduce Post-Contract Adjustments and Minimise Additional Costs
The Way You Approach Sustainability and See it as a Way to Address the Whole Asset Life-Cycle
Your Understanding of New IT/OT Standards, Ensure Requirements are Embedded Pre-Contract to Strengthen Your Security and Safety Procedures
To SMEs as they Share their Approaches to Procuring New Rolling Stock in a Volatile and Changeable Market and What Lessons have been Learned from Existing Projects
Learning Highlights at this Rolling Stock Procurement Summit
Insight into the current state of the global rail market, 2023 predictions, potential trends and potential obstacles
Why a mindset change in procurement processes will shape the future of new fleets enabling sustainability to become a whole-life cycle approach
The need for intricate design processes - including design documents, in-house design catalogues and detailed checklists
The growing demand for bespoke fleets as a response to changes in core values and strategic targets
How to embed IT/OT strategies into the design phase, ensuring minimal interference post delivery
Tackling IT/OT upgrades and integration with existing Rolling Stock- what not to do
Best Practice in achieving greater supplier collaboration from the design phase through to fleet delivery
Approaches to Sustainability that go beyond ‘green’ and how they are influencing future tenders and requirements
Sponsors & Media Partners
University of Huddersfield
Who attends our Rolling Stock Procurement events:
I like the fact that operators from all over the world join Metis events to share their experience"
System Engineer, Engineering Company
Good overview of what's going on in rail maintenance. Principles as well as concrete examples. Seasoned speakers and organisers."
Project Manager, Dutch Operator
It has been a pleasure for me to attend the RIAMS presentations, in particular those on the approaches to turn data into real value."
Middle Management, Spanish Transport Authority
I really enjoyed the practical case studies. And the ability to revisit the presentations on-demand is really handy."
Head of Digital Offerings, Global Technology Supplier
The content of the presentations and quality of speakers is always excellent."
Program Manager, UK Operator
The engineering presentations are always the most informative."