Investment in transport infrastructure, the development of air-rail connectivity and innovation in construction will be the key themes of the first International Air Rail Transport Summit, taking place in Bangkok on Wednesday 20 November 2019.
The International Air Rail Organization (IARO), together with Thailand’s largest project management firm – Project Planning Service Company Limited (PPS), and multi-disciplinary design firm – PPS One Works, are delighted to introduce this new key event to the infrastructure calendar.
Endorsed by Thailand’s Ministry of Transport and the Italian Embassy in Thailand, the summit will bring together leading industry and public sector figures from around the world to learn more about air-rail connectivity and to explore the opportunities and challenges facing infrastructure planning, funding, delivery and operations across the region.
Focused on the rapidly-expanding Asia-Pacific infrastructure pipeline, this one-day event will discuss lessons to be learnt from benchmark mega-projects around the world in relation to improved passenger experiences, efficient operations and innovative construction techniques. Following a keynote speech from Thailand’s Minister of Transport and the Italian Ambassador to Thailand,local and international industry leaders from across Europe, the United States, the Middle East and the wider ASEAN region will discuss and share their experiences. Confirmed speakers at present include Mass Rapid Transit Authority of Thailand (MRTA), Bangkok Metropolitan Authourity (BMA), Manchester Airport Group; STRET –Bangkok Airport Rail Link; and the IATA – International Air Transport Association.
Throughout the day, speakers and organisers will offer genuine insight and sector intelligence to an audience of over 500 delegates from across the industry related to planning, developing, building and operating air-rail links – and also organisations, including airlines and airports, who have a business interests in partnerships for their success.