September 18 – 20, 2019

Agenda 18th to 20th of September 2019

Highlights Wednesday

  • After registration, welcome and lunch we will start working different workstreams, dependent on your upfront selection
  • Together with the moderators you may interactively develop the chosen topic and discuss with other participants
  • The closing of this productive day will be a BBQ evening to relax and network

Wednesday, 18th of September 2019

 arrival from airports Leipzig/Halle (GER) or Prague (CZ)
12.00 welcome & lunch
14.30 opening & work in work-streams
19.00 networking & get-together

Highlights Thursday

  • In the morning session there will be presentations of the workstream main results to all other participants,  moderated by Mr. Nick Sohnemann (Trend researcher and technology expert)
  • The afternoon session will cover an extraordinary visit to the Living Lab. It covers innovative systems, technologies and products of the railway system. All of them shown on the laboratory track and the laboratory vehicles in the field. In addition concepts, feasibility studies and functional prototypes are presented.
  • The evening ends at the Festhalle with diner and an exciting and varied program

Thursday, 19th of September 2019

09.00 welcoming speech 
OB Rolf Schmidt, Prof. Dr. Schneider, Dr. Prof. h. c. Uwe Götze
09.45 keynote by Thales Group: Kurt Sauerwein
10.15 presentation of work-stream results: Nick Sohnemann
10.45 market place for work-stream results
12.00 panel discussion regarding selected work-stream results
12.30 lunch
14.00 special excursion with the Living Lab including various demonstrations along the test track
18.30 evening function

Highlights Friday

  • We open the Living Lab until 13.00 once again as a second chance to visit the various demonstrators
  • All those who would like to learn more about Annaberg-Buchholz and the Ore Mountains, we are pleased to offer a city tour and exploration of the nature around

Friday, 20th of September 2019

sightseeing Annaberg-Buchholz (at own expense), special excursion with the Living Lab including various demonstrations along the test track (free of charge)



During the event, shuttle services will be provided to and from the airports Leipzig/Halle (GER) and Prague (CZ) as well as between the conference venues and hotels.