Digital Rail Convention 2021

The Digital Rail Convention is a conference in from 07th to 10th of September 2021 in Annaberg-Buchholz and at the stations along the digital test field Erzgebirgsbahn.

The Digital Rail Convention 2021 consists of the following program parts:

Digital Rail Summer School 2021 16.00 Opening of the Digital Rail Convention in Jöhstadt, barbecue and networking with the Digital Rail Summer School (DRSS)

Rail & Digital Mobility User Conference

Wednesday, 08.09.2021

Location: Conference center in the building of the Evangelische Schulgemeinschaft Erzgebirge (EGE), Str. der Freundschaft 11, 09456 Annaberg-Buchholz

09.00  Welcome by politics, followed by keynote
09.30  Workstreams*/International Cooperation Exchange “B2B @ Digital Rail Convention 2021”
12.30   lunch break
13.00  Live broadcast to RAILWAY FORUM Berlin
13.30  Presentation of the results of the workstreams/International cooperation exchange “B2B @ Digital Rail Convention 2021”
15.00 Lectures/International Cooperation Exchange “B2B @ Digital Rail Convention 2021”
16.00 Student Track/International Cooperation Exchange “B2B @ Digital Rail Convention 2021”
16.30 Talk and panel discussion on the mobility of the future with representatives of state policy as well as high-ranking industrial and research partners
17.30 Evening event

* Please select the workstream you want to participate in. Click here for the workstream overview and ~registration.

Digital Rail Demo Days 2021

Thursday, 09.09.2021

Location: Along the test track of the Erzgebirgsbahn

07.36  Departure of the special train of the TU Chemnitz in Chemnitz Hbf
08.43  Arrival of the special train at the SRCC Campus in Annaberg-Buchholz lower station
09.00  Opening in Annaberg-Buchholz at the SRCC Campus (lower station)
09.35  Continue of the special train from Annaberg-Buchholz lower station to the test field
10.00  Arrival of the special train at Scheibenberg test station Demonstrations and exhibitions at the stations Annaberg-Buchholz Süd, Schlettau and Scheibenberg
13.00  Demonstrations in the test field at Scheibenberg test station
14.00  Show Act, followed by vehicle parade
16.00  Demonstrations and exhibitions at the stations Annaberg-Buchholz Süd, Schlettau and Scheibenberg
18.30  Evening event

For visitors, participation in the Digital Rail Demo Day is free of charge. Nevertheless, registration is necessary.

Demo Day for the public

Friday, 10. September 2021

Location: Along the test track of the Erzgebirgsbahn

09.00  Opening of the exhibition to the public Project day for schools
14.00   End of the Digital Rail Convention 2021

 

 

 
PUBLIC TRANSPORT: Take the train from Leipzig, Dresden or Hof to Chemnitz Central Station. At the main station you have to change – take the Erzgebirgsbahn towards Annaberg-Buchholz/Cranzahl and leave the train at station "unterer Bahnhof" in Annaberg-Buchholz (usually track 8). The conference venues are within walking distance – the conference center (Evangelisches Gymnasium) is about 1.2 km (18 min).
Car:

Use the following address for your navigation system:Evangelische Schulgemeinschaft Erzgebirge:Straße der Freundschaft 11, 09456 Annaberg-Buchholz50° 35′ 8.6136″ N, 13° 0′ 27.1548″

 

From the direction of Dresden Airport, take the A4 motorway in the direction of Chemnitz/Erfurt. At the Chemnitz motorway junction, take the A72 in the direction of Zwickau/Hof. Exit Stollberg-West.

 

From the direction of Leipzig Airport, take the A14 motorway in the direction of Dresden. At the motorway triangle Parthenaue take the A38 towards Göttingen/Leipzig-Südost.

 

At the exit Chemnitz/Borna take the B2/B95/A72 direction Chemnitz and take the exit Stollberg-West.Coming from the direction of Hof, take the A72 direction Leipzig until exit Stollberg-West.

Aeroplane: We recommend to travel by plane to Prague or Leipzig Airport.
In the following five hotels a hotel quota has been reserved for you up to four weeks before the start of the Digital Rail Convention:
Oberwiesenthal (approx. 20 km to the venue): Chemnitz (approx. 40 km to the venue):
AHORN Hotel am Fichtelberg Dorint Kongresshotel Chemnitz
Best Western Ahorn Hotel Oberwiesenthal  
Panorama Hotel Oberwiesenthal  
Alpina Lodge  

 

Please book and pay for your desired standard. The booking keyword is “DRC2021”.

Shuttle service:

On Wednesday and Thursday, a shuttle will travel early and evening to and from the hotels in Oberwiesenthal. Please book the shuttle when you register for the Digital Rail Convention 2021.

The organisers of this year’s Digital Rail Convention are:

  • DB RegioNetz Verkehrs GmbH / Infrastruktur GmbH Erzgebirgsbahn
  • DB Netze
  • DB AG
  • Technische Universität Chemnitz
  • Hasso-Plattner-Institut
  • Sächsische Energieagentur -SAENA GmbH
  • Enterprise Europe Network
  • Smart Rail Connectivity Campus

Organisationsbüro Digital Rail Convention 2021

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