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.
Day 1 - Wednesday October 12
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
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: http://uic-environment.org/workshops
Day 3 - Friday October 14
Information soon available
Learn more about Vienna: http://uic-environment.org/venue-accommodation
Free of charge