On the 11th of October a seminar “Rail Baltica as Innovation Platform” will be held in Tallinn Technology Park Tehnopol.

The main objective of the event is to give an update on the Rail Baltica Global Project, the latest trends in the railway and transportation sector followed by round-table discussions – what should be done in order to make Rail Baltica a platform for innovation and new business models.

Moderator: Enn Saar


8.45 – 9.00      Gathering and coffee

 9.00 – 9.30      Opening of the seminar and welcome words

Kadri Simson, Minister of Economic Affairs and Infrastructure

9.30 – 10.00    Overview of RB- a platform for digitalisation and innovation

Kaspars Briškens, Business Development Manager, RB Rail AS

 10.00 – 10.20  Railway is Changing – how to break the barriers?

Kaur Piho, Engineer Railway Operations, RB Rail AS

 10.20 – 10.40  Future City Around Rail Baltica

Margus Nõlvak, Ülemiste City

10.40 – 11.00  From Transport to Mobility as a Service

Krista Huhtala-Jenks, Head of Ecosystem & Sustainability, MaaS Global (Finland)

11.00 – 11.20 Railway as an opportunity for last mile freight transport

Ansi Arumeel, Member of the Board, Omniva

11.20 – 11.40  Coffee break

11.40 –12.30   Groupworks and discussion: “What should be done, in order to make Rail Baltica (more than a railway) a platform of innovation and build new business models upon it”.

The discussion groups will be moderated by the top leaders/specialists of transportation and accompanying sectors – among others: Valdo Kalm (Tallinn Port), Seth Lackman (Fujitsu Estonia), Toomas Uibo (Nordica), Tarmo Künnapuu (DHL), Claudio Richardson (Kühne Nagel), Maarika Liivamägi (Estonian Hotel and Restaurant Association), Pirko Konsa (Tallinn SUMP), Kaur Piho (RB Rail) etc.

12.30 – 13.15  Lunch

13.15 – 14.15  Groupworks continue

 14.15 – 15.00  Summary of groupwork and conclusions

*Changes in the programme are possible.

Registration fee40 EUR + VAT per person

For the official members of ITS Estonia/ITL/RB Business Network and Tehnopol the price is 20 EUR + VAT  (get the code from your contact person)

In order to participate in the event please register  no later than 8th of October or as soon as possible since the places are limited.

The organizers of the event are: Rail Baltica Business Network, RB Rail, Estonian Association of Information Technology and Telecommunications, ITS Estonia network

Partners: Rail Baltic Estonia, Tallinn Science Park Tehnopol