First Scientific Workshop SmartRaCon

The SmartRacon consortium involved in IP2 of Shift2Rail invites you to the First Scientific Workshop SmartRaCon organized by Railenium in IRCICA, 25/06/2019 from 9h00 to 17h00.


  • 09h00 – Welcome coffee
  • 09h45 – General Introduction
    Presentation of SmartRacon and actions, by Michel Meyer Zu Hörste, DLR
  • 10h15 – TD2.1 – Adaptable communications (Part 1)
    ○ Introduction by Émilie Masson, Railenium
    ○ System-Level Evaluation of 3GPP LTE System in Railway Environment by Loïc Brunel, MERCE
    ○ SDN-assisted Train-to-Ground Communication Architecture for Dynamic Traffic Routing and Slicing by David Franco, EHU and Eder Ollora Zaballa, DTU
  • 11h30 – TD2.1 – Adaptable communications (Part 2)
    ○ Channel Characterization and Emulation by Nerea Fernandez, CEIT
    ○ Satellite communication prototype based on SDR by Marcel Grec, DLR
    ○ Antennas integration by Divitha Seetharamdoo, Railenium
  • 12h30 – Lunch
  • 13h45 – TD2.11 – Cybersecurity
    ○ Introduction to various threats on wireless networks… by Christophe Gransart, Railenium
    ○ … and their detection by Jonathan Villain, Railenium
    ○ Railways cyber security, human factors part: what happens when the automatic countermeasures fail? by Patrick Millot, Railenium
    ○ Demonstration Railenium
  • 14h45 – TD2.6 – Zero On-Site Testing
    ○ Shifting tests from on-site to the lab for automatic train operation by Oliver Röwer, DLR
    ○ Toward application of operational parameters for testings in laboratory to reduce on-site testing: focus on human operators by Philippe Richard, Railenium
  • 15h45 – Round table with FM of Shift2Rail
    Questions: Feed-back from WP leaders X2Rail-1, prospective vision for academic role on Shif2rail, fostering innovation by exploiting results from research
    ○ Animation by Vincent Blervaque, Railenium
    ○ Participants (to be confirmed) : Ulrich Geier (Kapsch), François Hausman (Alstom), Giorgio Travaini (S2R), Bettina Doetsch (Thales)(tbc), Thomas Chatelet (ERA)
  • 16h30 – Conclusion
  • 16h45 – End of 1rst SmartRaCon Workshop – Final Cocktail

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