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Unlocking the future of railways in South America

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British Consulate General

741 Rua Ferreira de Araújo

Pinheiros, SP 05428-000

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Learn more about the future of railways operation in a workshop promoted by Birmingham Centre for Railways Research and Education

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The Birmingham Centre for Railways Research and Education - University of Birmingham, in partnership with the British Government, is pleased to invite you to the workshop “Unlocking the future of railways in South America”. This will be a unique opportunity to share experiences between UK and Brazil and to discuss research, investment and innovation in railways.

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13:00 – Networking Lunch

14:00 – Opening remarks

 British Embassy in Brazil

 Professor Robin Mason, Pro-Vice-Chancellor International, University of Birmingham

14:30 – Research, investment, and innovation: latest projects and future plans

 Professor Clive Roberts, Director, Birmingham Centre for Railways Research and Education

 Mr Fabio Alves, Sao Paulo Metro

 Dr Cassiano Isler, University of Sao Paulo

15:30 – Coffee break

15:50 – The future of railways: visions, concepts, and solutions

 Dr Marcelo Blumenfeld, Industrial Fellow, Birmingham Centre for Railways Research and Education

 Professor Richard Stephan, UFRJ

16:50 – Hands-on workshop

18:30 – Drinks reception

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