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September 22, 2020

Successful start: InnoTrans Preview attracts great interest

Since 21 September 2020, the InnoTrans Preview has enabled a virtual foretaste of InnoTrans 2021.

"We are very pleased that the InnoTrans Preview has been so well received after such a short time", said Kerstin Schulz, Director of InnoTrans.

On the new preview page numerous exhibitors such as Siemens Mobility, Vossloh, Harsco, Conec and Liebherr will be presenting innovative product solutions for the future of mobility. With personal webinars the exhibitors offer the chance to remain in a direct and stimulating exchange until the start of InnoTrans on 27 April 2021. The webinars cover a wide range of topics: from the electrification of urban mobility to the exact determination of personnel requirements in maintenance with BIG DATA. The participation in the Webinars is free, it is asked however for a registration.

InnoTrans Convention shows perspectives in times of crisis

The impact of the corona pandemic on the development of sustainable mobility will be the subject of the premiere of the digital convention at InnoTrans on 23 and 24 September.

On the previously scheduled dates of 23 and 24 September 2020, the associations the German Transport Forum (DVF) and the Association of the Railway Industry in Germany (VDB) will offer their Dialogue Forums and the International Bus Forum, also DVF, in digital form.

Program September 23:

2.00 – 3.30 p.m. (CEST)

 Dialog Forum DVF: "Implementing investments quickly and according to plan - for a digital and expanded rail network

Among the participants: Roland Pofalla (DB), Dr. Runge (Vossloh)

 

 

Program September 24:

11.00 a.m.-1.00 p.m. (CEST)

 Dialogue Forum VDB: "Rail Revolution 4.0: Picking up speed after the crisis

 Among the participants: Federal Minister of Transport Andreas Scheuer, Dr. Nikutta (Alstom), Dr. Zeiler (Siemens Mobility)

 

 

2.00-3:30 p.m. (CEST)

 International Bus Forum DVF:

Is the future electric? Strategies for e-busses between climate protection and austerity dictates

Among the participants: André Schwämmlein (Flixmobility) Dr. Zieschang (State Secretary, Ministry of Transport)

 

 

About InnoTrans

InnoTrans is the world’s leading trade fair for transport technology and takes place every two years in Berlin. At the last event 3,062 exhibitors from 61 countries presented the global rail industry’s innovations to 153,421 trade visitors who came from 149 countries. The five segments at InnoTrans are Railway Technology, Railway Infrastructure, Public Transport, Interiors and Tunnel Construction. InnoTrans is organised by Messe Berlin. The thirteenth edition of InnoTrans will take place on the Berlin Exhibition Grounds from 27 to 30 April 2021. More details are available online at www.innotrans.com.