Sporting events are no longer the most preferred target for terrorists, according to the Department of Homeland Security. Outdoor events, conferences, festivals, and other events featuring public figures are all vulnerable. And with over a thousand different-level attacks since 2015, it’s no surprise that safety and security are among the top concerns for event professionals.
Middle East Rail 2015
2015-03-17 - 2015-03-18
In partnership with the National Transport Authority and Ministry of Public Works UAE, the 9th annual Middle East Rail returns as the premium marketplace for regional rail operators and global suppliers. With a new expanded focus in 2015 on rail networks throughout the Arab world,suppliers will meet operators from the biggest rail markets across the Middle East and North Africa. As the biggest rail conference and expo in the region, its the only show that allows you to: - Join 7000 transport, construction and logistics professionals across 2 days - Meet rail operators and key buyers from across the region as we host 300 VIP buyers in partnership with our government patrons - Source products and services from over 220 exhibitors in the 16,000m2 expo hall - Hear project updates and industry forecasts in the premium conference along with 800 fellow delegates - Attend 150 free technical sessions on the expo floor Confirmed speakers for 2015 include: - H.E. Dr. Abdulla Belhaif Al Nuaimi, Minister of Public Works and Chairman of the National Transport Authority, UAE - Carlo Ratti, Senseable Cities Lab, MIT - Jerry Sanders, Chairman and CEO, SkyTran Inc, A NASA Space Act Company - H.E. Nadhem Bin Taher, Executive Director, Services Provision Centre’s Sector, National Transport Authority, UAE - Olivier Onidi, Director, MOVE. B – European Mobility Network, European Commission - Duncan Cross, Deputy Director Operations, London Overground and Crossrail, Transport for London, UK Middle East Rail 2015 is an unrivalled opportunity to interact with the leaders of the fastest growing rail industry in the world.