May 22-25, 2018

Katowice, Chorzów, Szczyrk, POLAND

About the conference

The conference aims to exchange experiences and information concerning scientific research in the field of design and manufacture of rail vehicles, applied technologies and materials, exploitation and maintenance, as well as testing of rail vehicles using simulation and experimental methods.


Topics of the Conference

– Construction of rail vehicles
– Exploitation and maintenance of rail vehicles
– Simulation and experimental tests of rail vehicles
– Technology and logistics of rail transport
– Diagnostics of rail vehicles
– Ecology in rail transport
– Reliability and safety in rail transport
– ERTMS on-board equipment
– New materials and technologies for the construction of rail vehicles
– Modelling and design of rail vehicles (including interior and industrial design)
– Innovation in rail transport
– Solution for metropolis underground

Selected publications sent to conferences will be published i.a. in the quarterly Pojazdy Szynowe (IPSz Poznań) and in the quarterly Problemy Kolejnictwa (IK Warsaw), in the quarterly Archives of Transport (Warsaw University of Technology) and in the quarterly Warsaw University of Technology Research Papers – Transport.
The articles will be qualified for individual the quarterly by the scientific committee of the conference. Only those articles will be published, which will successfully pass the review procedure required by publishing houses.


Scientific Committee

– Bogusław Łazarz – chairman

 

– Roman Bogacz
– Włodzimierz Choromański
– Andrzej Chudzikiewicz
– Włodzimierz Czyczuła
– Janusz Ćwiek
– Juri Diomin
– Zbigniew Durzyński
– Janusz Dyduch
– Piotr Folęga
– Kazimierz Furmanik
– Kurt Frischmuth
– Włodzimierz Gąsowski
– Juraj Gerlici
– Ignacy Góra
– Iwona Grabarek
– Jan Gronowicz
– Wiesław Grzesikiewicz
– Andrzej Grzyb
– Jerzy Hajduk
– Marek Idzior
– Marianna Jacyna
– Antoni Jankowski
– Ewa Kardas-Cinal
– Jarosław Korzeb
– Władysław Koc
– Jerzy Kwaśnikowski
– Tomasz Krzyżyński
– Tomáš Lack
– Zbigniew Lozia
– Mirosław Luft
– Zbigniew Łukasik
– Jerzy Madej
– Jerzy Manerowski
– Adam Mańka
– Józef Marciniak
– Jan Matej
– Marian Medwid
– Jerzy Merkisz
– Jerzy Mikulski
– Jakub Młyńczak
– Marek Młyńczak
– Sergej Myamlin
– Mirosław Nader
– Tomasz Nowakowski
– Jerzy Nowicki
– Georg-Peter Ostermeyer
– Marek Pawełczyk
– Paweł Piec
– Jerzy Piotrowski
– Dariusz Pyza
– Tadeusz Ryś
– Mirosław Siergiejczyk
– Marek Sitarz
– Jacek Skorupski
– Bogdan Sowiński
– Włodzimierz Stawecki
– Anna Stelmach
– Andrzej Surowiecki
– Adam Szeląg
– Elżbieta Szychta
– Franciszek Tomaszewski
– Tadeusz Uhl
– Adam Weintrit
– Wojciech Wawrzyński
– Wiesław Zabłocki
– Grzegorz Zając
– Krzysztof Zboiński
– István Zobory
– Andrzej Żurkowski

 

Media Patronage of the Conference
– Kurier Kolejowy
– Raport Kolejowy
– Pojazdy Szynowe
– Polska Gazeta Transportowa
– Technika Transportu Szynowego

Partnerzy Konferencji

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Organizers

SUT Transport Faculty

Scientific partner of the conference. The department has so far promoted over 8850 graduates. Every year, faculty members publish more than 200 articles and papers, and carry out about 90 research projects, grants financed by the Ministry of Science and Higher Education, implementation projects and services. The Faculty organizes 11 cyclic domestic and international conferences. A number of the faculty staff are members of national and international academic organizations (e.g. PAN, International Institute of Acoustics and Vibration, Comité Européen de Normalisation). The faculty itself is also accredited for postgraduate studies to enhance the technical qualifications of teachers of technical subjects in accordance with the requirements of the European IGIP Association. The Faculty is authorized to confer the academic PhD degree in technical sciences in the disciplines of construction and operation of machinery as well as transport. The faculty provides education at the first and second degree of studies on railway specialisations and practical field of study concerning railway.

Alstom Konstal

Industrial partner of the conference. Alstom in Poland actively participates in the modernization of the Polish transport sector. Since the acquisition of Konstal, the oldest railway equipment manufacturer in Poland, Alstom has started realizing its largest ever development program. Alstom’s
global manufacturing standardization has extended its production capabilities. Currently ALSTOM Konstal S.A. is one of 32 Alstom Group’s rolling stock factories, delivering products that meet the world’s highest standards of quality and safety. Alstom Konstal has become the metro competence centre for the Alstom Group and develops the competence of the Engineering Centre. By setting the direction of innovative and environmentally friendly technologies, Alstom puts emphasis on human capacity development, modernization of the manufacturing base and application of the latest
solutions tailored to the needs of customers and guaranteeing their satisfaction.

Important dates

Declaration of the participation in the conference and submission of abstract 16.03.2018
Full paper submission 31.03.2018
Confirmation of paper acceptance 15.04.2018
Payment of the conference fee 30.04.2018

Conference starts on 22 May 2018

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Fees

fee of 1 person with board and conference material 1 250 PLN
fee of one day stay 975 PLN
fee of 1 accopanying person with board 500 PLN
fee of 1 PhD student 1000 PLN

Conference organisers do not provide accomodation!

 

Hotel Klimczok provides booking rooms for conference guests Railway Vehicles 2018 by April 30, 2018.
Until then, you have to pay the price of accommodation, after this date the hotel does not guarantee free rooms.

Reduced accommodation fee in the Klimczok hotel for conference participants.

Type of room
    Standard    Discount unite price
single room Economy 210 PLN
double room Economy 220 PLN
single room Standard 240 PLN
double room Standard 290 PLN
single room Standard+ 270 PLN
double room Standard+ 290 PLN

Programme

Persons wishing to visit the Alstom Konstal in Chorzów (on Tuesday, the first day of the conference “Railway Vehicles 2018”), due to their own safety and safety regulations, are asked to wear full-length footwear with flat soles!

Contact

Organising Committee:
Chairman: dr hab. inż. Jarosław Konieczny

Members of the committee:
Krzysztof Krawiec, Krzysztof Labisz, Joanna Michalska-Ćwiek, Szymon Surma, Łukasz Wierzbicki, Justyna Winter

Silesian University of Technology, Faculty of Transport
Krasińskiego Str. 8, 40-019 Katowice, Poland
tel. +48 32 603 40 23; +48 32 603 41 36
email: sekretariat@pojazdy-szynowe.eu

Venue

Faculty of Transport Silesian University of Technology

Krasickiego Str. 8,
40-019 Katowice
Poland

tel: +48 32 603 40 23
tel: +48 32 603 41 36

Alstom Konstal S.A.

tel: +48

Klimczok Hotel

Poziomkowa Str. 20,
43-370 Szczyrk-Biła

phone: +48 (33) 82 60 100