Shanghai International Railway Conference

07-09 November 2018  Shanghai

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Shanghai International railway Conference is an annual industrial grand meeting created by the Organizing Committee of Rail+Metro China in cooperation with relevant government agencies, industry associations, subway operators and enterprises from relevant fields in the industry. Since its inception in 2002, the conference has successfully gathered over 3,000 industry leaders to deliver speeches and attracted the participation of over 20,000 professionals and has become an authoritative event with certain influence in China and even in Asian-Pacific region. This year, the conference will be held in Shanghai in November 7-8, 2018.


Over the past decade, China has experienced large-scale and rapid railway and urban rail transit development process. By the end of December 2017, 33 cities in China have rail transit and the total mileage has exceeded 4,500 miles. National Development and Reform Commission has approved the construction plans for rail transit (excluding tram) in 43 cities. There are also about 80cities in the process of preliminary study for urban rail transit. By the year 2020, the operating mileage of urban rail transit in China is expected to reach 6,000 miles. In terms of railway. , the operating mileage of urban rail transit in the country has exceed 127,000 miles, ranking second in the world, the operating mileage of high-speed railway has reached 25,000 miles, which tops the world.


According to information from industry associations, urban transit in China is development towards large-scale, network structure, diversified systems, intellectualized equipment and independent technology in recent years. It has become a trend to adopt large-capacity subway in the central areas of megacities and super cities and adopt medium-capacity monorail, magnetic suspension, inner-city rapid rail transit and modern tram between central urban area and satellite town, between satellite towns and between suburb and tourist area, so as to form networked and multi-system coordinated development.

2018 Conference Theme

07 November Morning 10.00-12.00

China International Railway Conference Opening Forum

Location: Shanghai Pudong Kerry Hotel


1. Financial risk management, rail transit development under economic growth mode shifting

2. Building urban rail transit safe operation management system

3. World’s railway development trend analysis


Department of Basic Industries, National Development and Reform Commission

Department of Transport Service, Ministry of Transport

Shanghai Municipal Transportation Commission

China Railway Shanghai Bureau Group Co., Ltd.

Global Partner:



Tongji University

Shanghai Transportation Trade Association

Council for the Promotion of International Trade Shanghai


Shanghai Intex Exhibition Co., Ltd.

<Urban Mass Transit> Magazine

07 November Afternoon 13.30-17.30 / 08 November All-day 09.00-17.30

Urban Rail Transit Construction Seminar

Location: Shanghai Pudong Kerry Hotel


1. Railway TOD and PPP investment mode innovation and sustainability

2. Railway construction technology innovation and environment protection

3. Railway vibration and noise control


Shanghai Shentong Metro Group

Shanghai Construction and Development Association

Shanghai Intex Exhibition Co., Ltd.


Shanghai Society of Civil Engineering

Shanghai Municipal and Highway Trade Association

Tongji University Institute of Rail Transit

Shanghai Metal Construction Association

Shanghai Construction Trade Association

07 November Afternoon 13.30-17.30

Asian Urban Rail Transit Leader’s Dialog

Location: Shanghai Pudong Kerry Hotel


1. International city rail transit development

2. International intelligent rail transit operation and practice

3. Big Data and ‘Cloud’ technology application in rail transit industry


Shanghai Shentong Metro Group
Shanghai Intex Exhibition Co., Ltd.

Global Partner:


Globalization and ‘One Belt One Road’

Location: Shanghai Pudong Kerry Hotel


1. Progress in China-Laos Railway, Indonesia Jakart-Bandung high-speed Railway, Hungary-Serbia Railway

2. China railway development and ‘One Belt One Road’ strategy


Council for the Promotion of International Trade Shanghai


Shanghai Intex Exhibition Co., Ltd.

Urban Railway Intelligent Electricity System Seminar

Location: Shanghai New International Expo Center


1. The intelligence of traction power distribution system

2. Rail transit power supply and energy saving


China CREC Railway Electrification Bureau (Group) Co., Ltd.

Chinese Society for Electrical Engineering Urban Electricity Supply Committee


<Electrical Equipment> Magazine

Shanghai Intex Exhibition Co., Ltd.

Urban Public Transportation Leader’s Summit

Location: Shanghai Pudong Kerry Hotel

Urban Commuter Railway Development

Location: Shanghai Pudong Kerry Hotel


1. China commuter railway development planning analysis

2. Shanghai commuter rail line planning

3. Key technology of commuter railway

4. Commuter railway construction standard and operation scheme


Shanghai Transportation Trade Association Commuter Rail Committee

Shanghai Intex Exhibition Co., Ltd.

08 November All-day 09.00-17.30

Intelligent Rail Transit Operation and Maintenance

Location: Shanghai Pudong Kerry Hotel


1. The trend and challenge of rail transit operation

2. Intelligent application of operation and maintenance

3. Revolution of eco-friendly development of rail transit operation


Shanghai Shentong Metro Group

China Academy of Transportation Sciences

Shanghai Intex Exhibition Co., Ltd.

Sino-Euro Modern Tram Innovation Dialog

Location: Shanghai Pudong Kerry Hotel


1.China modern tram market analysis and prospect

2.European modern tram development path analysis

3.European modern tram development and technology innovation


Shanghai Urban Construction Design & Research Institute

Sino-Euro Tram Innovation Centre

Netzwerk Hessen-China

Shanghai Intex Exhibition Co., Ltd.

Rail Transit Private Network Mobile Communication System

Location: Shanghai New International Expo Center


1.Rail transit communication system equipment and key technology

2.Wireless private network communication solution and technology



Shanghai Intex Exhibition Co., Ltd.

<Mobile Communications> Magazine

Previous Major Sponsors

Our Attendees From Railway & Urban Transit Operators

Li Guoyong, former Counsel Department of Basic Industries National Development and Reform Commission

Sun Jianping, Director Population Resource and Environment Construction Committee of CPPCC Shanghai

Ren Jishan, Secretary of Party Committee, Shanghai Railway Bureau

Yang Xiaoxi,Deputy director of Shanghai traffic committee

Zhou Huai,Executive Vice Chairman,Shanghai Transportation Trade Association

Zhou Xiaoqin,Executive Vice Chairman , China Association of Metros

Li Junhao,Chief Engineer Shanghai Municipal Transportation Commission

Cui Xuezhong,Vice Director China Academy of Transportation Sciences

Li Zhonghao,Vice Director of Technical Equipment Committee of China Association of Metros

Ramon Malla,Director Strategic Projects of Metro Barcelona Chairman of the UITP Observatory of Automated Metro Lines

Qin Guodong,Director Transportation Institute of China Urban Construction Design & Research Institute

Shao Weizhong,Vice President,Shanghai Shentong Metro Group Corporation

Liu Kading,Secretary-General Shenzhen Urban Rail Transit Association

Bi Xiangli,Vice President of Shanghai shentong metro group Co. Ltd.

Zhu Zhexun,Chief Engineer China Railway International Co. Ltd

Florin Marius Tacu,Consul-General of the Romania Consulate General in Shanghai

Andrey Smorodin,Consul-General of the Russian Federation in Shanghai

Tang Jian,Director National Center for Research on Earthquake Engineering China Land Surveying and Planning Ministry

Cristiana MAZZONI,Professor of Urban design and PhD director in the Ecole Nationale Supérieure d’Architecture of Strasbourg

Morimoto, Akinori,Professor Faculty of Science and Equipment Waseda University

Fabien Suhultz ,Manager Director Euratrade Sas

MulieTarekegnEdlie,Consul General (Ambassador) Consulate General of F.D.R Ethiopia in Shanghai China

Kwan Kin Hung ,Head of Operating-Shenzhen MTR Co., Ltd.

Zhu Xiaobing,Director Southwest Jiaotong University (Shanghai) TOD Research Institute

Xu Fei,Headmaster Southwest Jiaotong University

Sheng Huanye,Deputy Chairman Shanghai Overseas Returned Scholars Association

Wang Zhan,President Shanghai Academy of Social Sciences

Guo Jifu,Director Beijing Transportation Research Center

Chen Zhoubin,Director Transport Division of Hangzhou Development and Reform Commission

Huang Zhonghui,General Manager, Nanning Rail Transit Co., Ltd

Yang Zhaolin,General Manager Beijing Urban Underground Space Development And Investment Co., Ltd.

Zhuang Wei,General Manager Shanghai Shentong Metro Asset Management Co., Ltd.

Yang Jianhua,President Shenzhen Metro Vanke Investment Development Co., Ltd.

Ye Bing,Hangzhou metro group Co., Ltd. Deputy general manager

Steven Gao,President Metro Land Co., Ltd.

Ding Jiany,Chairman of wenzhou railway and rail transit investment group Co. ,LTD.

Chen Zhixiong,Investment Director Shanghai Sunvision Equity Investment and Management Co., Ltd

Li Chuan,Vice General Manager China Railway (Shanghai) Investment Co., Ltd

Ge Xianjian,President of the Council The association for promotion of private participation in public construction in Taiwan

Jia Wenzheng,Director of Rail Transit Division CUSTReC China Academy of Transportation Sciences, Ministry of Transportation

Michael Flynn,Head of Consulting.Transport  for London

Zhu Hong,Vice General Manager, Shanghai Shentong Metro Group Maintenance Support Co., Ltd.

Georg Köpfler,CEO Thales SEC TransportationSystem Limited Company

Shi Heping,President,Shanghai Jiacheng Railway Transportation Safety System Corporation

Philippe Leguay,Keolis International Director Urban Railway Systems Metros

Ahmad Nizam Mohamed Amin,Chief Infra Services Officer prasarana Malaysia BERHAD

Gu Sufei,General Manager Network Center of Operation Headquarters of Shenzhen Metro Group

Liu Weining,Professor Research Institute of Rail Transit Environmental Vibration

Wang Hao,Chief engineer of green city institute China urban planning and design institute.

Ji Cheng,Beijing Tianjin Intercity Railway Investment Co., Ltd.

Gong Weiyuan,Vice General Manager Xuzhou Urban Rail Transit Co., Ltd

Yang Xuan,Vice General Manager Nanchang Rail Transit Group

Ai Wenwei,Chief Engineer of Dispatching  Center Operation Management Center of Shanghai Shengtong Metro Group

Zhu Xiang,Vice General Manager, Shanghai Shentong Metro Research and Consulting Co., Ltd.

Fang Siyuan,Vice General Manager Operation Department Guangzhou Metro Group Co., Ltd.

Zong Chuanling,Chief Planner Shen Zhen Urban Transport Planning Center

Fu Deming,Secretary General Shanghai Civil Engineering Society

Yang Zhihao,Director Shanghai Tunnel Engineering & Rail Transit Design and Research Institute

WU Di,Deputy Director General of Project Appraisal Department 1 of China Development Bank.

Zhang Jianbin,Chairman of haishen shangtong railway research and consulting Co., Ltd.

Xiang Qinghe,Deputy chief engineer of wuhan metro group Co. Ltd.,Chief expert of vehicle specialty

Luo Furong,Deputy general manager and chief engineer of Beijing rail transit construction Co., Ltd.

Zhou Guohua,Professor south Jiaotong university Executive director of China high-speed railway internationalization development collaborative innovation center.

Chen Xiaohong,Dean of urban and rail transit research institute of tongji university.

Li Kaimeng,Director of research center of China international engineering consulting company.

Jian Lian,Deputy general manager of shenzhen metro group Co. Ltd.

Sponsorship Opportunities

You may get values in our conference

•Brand positioning—promote brand influence
•Expand exposure—explore new business opportunities
•Face-to-Face with your customers—embolden communications with your customers
•Wide media report exposure—continue your investment returns

Value-added Items

•Speech Sponsorship
•Social Media and EDMs
•SMS Promotion
•Logo Bag Advertisement
•Badge and Badge Belt Advertisement

•Billboard Advertisement
•Media Interviews
•Conference Pass
•Souvenir Sponsorship

If you’d like to become an exhibitor, sponsor or speaker in our exhibition and conference, please contact

Aaron Li at or +86 21 62951009

Conference Venue

For more exhibition information, please contact Bill Wu at or +86 21 62951059