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The International Forum on High-Speed Railway, IFHR 2017

(First Announcement)

16-19 December, 2017 | Changsha, Hunan Province, China

Organizers (To be added):

l  Central South University

l  China Academy of Railway Sciences

l  University at Buffalo, The State University of New York

l  University of Illinois at UrbanaChampaign

l  University of Southampton

Sponsors (To be added):

l  Zhantianyou Development Foundation for Science and Technology

l  National Engineering Laboratory for High-speed Railway Construction

l  Key Laboratory of Traffic Safety on Track, Ministry of Education

l  International Joint Research Laboratory of Rail Transportation Safety

l  State Key Laboratory for Powder Metallurgy

l  Beijing Jiaotong University

l  Southwest Jiaotong University

l  Shijiazhuang Tiedao University

l  Transportation Technology Center, Inc.

Official Language:

English

Conference Aims:

The rapid development of high-speed railway in China has actually brought a worldwide renaissance to rail transportation, and forming a new structure of relevant technology and industry. Whereas a number of challenges during high-speed railway construction and operation need to be solved for ensuing safety and sustainability, especially considering the technology innovation with a multi-disciplinary integration. IFHR 2017 will provide the worlds leading railway and transportation scientists and engineers with a forum to share recent experiences and new information on the many aspects of high-speed rail, bridge engineering, and tunneling. Presentations at the forum will focus on practical topics related to the analysis, design and construction of high-speed rail for service conditions and natural and man-made hazards, and for long-term operational management. The aims of this forum respond to the national-level key strategies on the One Belt and One Road and Go Global initiatives, and on the development of high-speed railway in China. IFHR 2017 is expected to further enhance the innovation capability and international influence of Chinese high-speed railway science & technology, industry, and service, and hence drive globally the transformative rail technologies and innovation pattern of development.

Conference Themes:

l  High-speed Railway: State of Best Practice and State of the Art

l  High-speed Railway Planning & Design, and Construction Technologies & Patterns

l  New Technologies of High-speed Railway Operation, Management, and Service

l  Safety-ensuring Technologies of High-speed Railway

l  Sustainable Technologies of High-speed Railway

l  New Technologies in Energy and Materials for High-speed Railway

l  New Technologies in Transport Equipment for High-speed Railway

l  Technologies in Intelligent Rail Transport System

l  High Speed Railroad in Comprehensive & Integrated Transportation System

Important Dates:

Abstract Submission: November 11

Abstract Acceptance: November 24

Arrival and Registration: December 16

Conference Date: December 17-18

Scientific Committee (To be added):

Chairman: Hongqi Tian

Members: Youmei Liu, Yongfu Sun, Huawu He, Yongbin  Yang,Rongjun Ding, Wanming Zhai, Yanliang Du, Zhengqing Chen, Jianlong Zheng, Hongqi Tian, Ahsan Kareem, Carlos Ventura, William Powrie, Kejian Wu, Yangsheng Ye, Limin Jia, Chuan He, Ping Wang, Liang Gao, Yongle Li, Shuli Sun, Zongyu Gao, Kejian Chen, Ming Gong, Sansan Ding, Dingqing Li, Peter Woodward, Erol Tutumluer, Yiqing Ni, Chunyang Chen, Zhiya Chen, Jianling Huang, Youjun Xie, Guangjun Gao, Zhiwu Yu, Xifeng Liang, Daichao Sheng, Yangang Zhao, Gonglian Dai, Hao Pu, Suoting Hu, Andrew Whittaker, Mettupalayam Sivaselvan, Anthony Tessari, Xuhui He, Lizhong Jiang, Song Yao, Teng Wu, Peng Xiao

Organizing Committee (To be added):

Chairman: Chunyang Chen, Zhiwu Yu

Vice Chairman: Yan Yang, Youjun Xie, Guangjun Gao

Secretaries: Xuhui HeLizhong Jiang, Song Yao, Teng Wu

Members: Xiu Fang, Yuanjie Xiao, Suoting Hu, Wei Guo, Peng Xiao, Lei Yan,, Hui Liu, Wenshuo Liu, Haiquan Jing, Shuying Wang, Wei Chen, Bin Yan, Sheng Zhang, Biao Wei, Wei Li, Zheng Han

Contact Us:

Lei Yan, Yuanjie Xiao, Xiu Fang

Phone: +86-731-82655177

Email: ifhr2017@csu.edu.cn

Appendix 1

Program Overview (To be modified)

Date

Time

Arrangement

Notes

2017-12-16

Registration

Invited Lectures

2017-12-17

8:30-9:00

Opening Ceremony

9:00-12:00

Keynote Presentations

7

12:00-14:00

Lunch

14:00-18:00

Parallel Sessions

10

18:30

Banquet

2017-12-18

8:30-12:00

Keynote Presentations

10

12:00-14:00

Lunch

14:00-18:00

Technical Tour

18:30

Dinner

2017-12-19

Experts Returning

Acknowledgement of Attendance to IFHR 2017

In order to make your attendance to IFHR 2017 smooth and enjoyable, please fill in and send back the form to the designated conference Secretariat. (Please type or print CLEARLY in BLOCK LETTERS) in due course.

1. Personal Data (Mr.  Ms.)        

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*If   you are Chinese, please print your name in Chinese character.

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2. Personal Data of Accompanying Person if Any (Mr.  Ms.) *If more than 2, print the same details in [4. Memo].

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3. Itinerary in China

*If your itinerary has yet to be decided, please let us know your planned schedule ASAP.

**Please be advised that it is of our preference to purchase the flight tickets on your behalf according to your decided itinerary, if you are an invited speaker of honor with an offer from us to cover your travel expenses.

***If you have any other plans besides IFHR 2017, please specify the details in [4. Memo].

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4. Memo IMPORTANT if you have any other plans besides attending IFHR 2017, please specify, including dates.

5. Oral Presentation Information

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Abstract:

6. Confirmation IMPORTANT Please read the followings, and your signature is required. We would like to emphasize that it is absolutely necessary for us to prepare necessary documents unless you complete all sections in the form with your signature.

I, the undersigned attending IFHR 2017 to be held in Changsha, China, hereby certify that the statements made by me in this form are true and correct to the best of my knowledge.

I agree:

A)     To obey Chinese law during my stay in China.

B)      To report to the Secretariat of IFHR 2017, if requested any.

C)      To report any schedule change about my stay to the Secretariat of IFHR 2017, and to follow the instructions.

D)   Not to engage in any unrelated activities other than attending the congress.

E)    To return to my home country immediately after IFHR 2017.

F)    To declare that I am healthy and free of any contagious disease.

G)   To be responsible for all necessary expenses regarding, but not limited to, my travel and accommodation if NO offer has been received from the Secretariat of IFHR 2017 to cover such expenses.

        Date:                              Name:                                    

We look forward to receiving the information at your earliest convenience!

IFHR 2017 Secretariat:

Dr. Lei Yan, Dr. Yuanjie Xiao, and Ms. Xiu Fang

Phone: +86-731-8265-5177

Email: ifhr2017@csu.edu.cn

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