Conferences

Annual Smart Rail Technology Conference

Annual Smart Rail Technology Conference

The Smart Rail Technology Conference brings together industry experts, business leaders, political representatives and decision-makers on the critical topics defining Canada’s rail future. Topics include electrification, autonomy and connectivity, light rail transit solutions, big data analytics, hydrail, and post-pandemic rail recovery and growth.

The 2021 Smart Rail Technology Conference was attended by over 170 participants from eight countries. It saw 45 industry expert speakers over 23 sessions including four elected officials: Minister Bowwin Ma, British Columbia’s Minister of State for Infrastructure, Minister Rajan Sawhney, Alberta’s Minster of Transportation, Minister Caroline Mulroney, Ontario’s Minister of Transportation and Minister Chantal Rouleau, Quebec’s Minister for Transport.

This conference was sponsored by ABB, Ballard, Hitachi Energy, HDR, Thales, Nova Bus, Enbridge, Parsons, Ricardo Rail, Cummins, CP Rail, Alstom and Hexagon.