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The 13th UIC Sustainability Conference

Free of charge
12-13-14 October 2016
Vienna, Austria – Hofburg International Congress and Event Centre

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The 13th UIC Sustainability Conference, jointly organised by the International Union of Railways (UIC) and Austrian Federal Railways ÖBB, will take place in the glorious Imperial city of Vienna at the famous Hofburg International Congress and Event Centre.

This conference will examine both the contribution that rail can make towards delivering the 2030 sustainable development agenda and also how sustainability can give rail a competitive advantage.

Overview of the Conference programme

Day 1 - Wednesday October 12
Strategy Day
High level speakers from the United Nations, World Bank, EU Commission, Austrian government, railway companies from different countries, EU transport institutions, followed by a gala dinner.

Day 2 - Thursday October 13
Technical Day
Numerous parallel sessions will focus on key sustainability issues affecting the rail sector including workshops on energy, noise, carbon, sustainability reporting, climate change adaptation, sustainable mobility, recycling and sustainable procurement, sustainability for maintenance activities.

Details here:

Day 3 - Friday October 14
Technical Visits
Information soon available


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 Hofburg International Congress and Event Centre

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Free of charge

Please know that places are limited and will be allocated on a first come first served basis.