Webinar Programme

Monday 19 October
Learning from incidents and planning change

09:00 – 11:00 BST

Webinar chaired by Ann Mills, RSSB

Network Rails Response to the Covid-19 Pandemic
Gregory Strong, ORR & Mark Sturgess, Network Rail

Caught between a rail and a hard place: Factors impacting Track Worker safety in Lookout-related incidents
Anjum Naweed Central Queensland University & Dr Mark Young RAIB

Disaster Management Plan for Railway Hazards Except Accidents
Somnath Pal, Indian Railways

Leading Safety on the Edge of Disruptions: Creating a repository of railway knowledge as a survival kit in an era of turbulence
Mabila Mathebula, Railway Safety Regulator

Seeing events in context, the human:data interface
Howard Taylor, ORR


Tuesday 20 October
Collaborating across the workforce

09:00 – 11:00 BST

Webinar chaired by Jen Ablitt, ORR

Using virtual reality simulation to reinforce non-technical skills between train drivers and network controllers
Nicolas Renoir, SNCF Innovation & Research

Authority gradients between frontline workers: motivations and behaviours
Bridie Luva, Central Queensland University & Anjum Naweed, Central Queensland University

The sum of its parts? Exploring the structure and content of SPAD investigation pro formas
Nora Balfe, Irish Rail & Anjum Naweed, Central Queensland University

Current challenges and prospects for fostering engineers who can make decisions and act while responding to equipment failures
Makoto Kato, JREU


Wednesday 21 October
What's next looking forward to 2050?

09:00 – 11:00 BST

Webinar chaired by Allan Spence, Network Rail

Safety Improvement Strategies for Future Railway Systems
Nikhil Bugalia, The University of Tokyo

The future Industry collaboration – two nations perspectives?
Jesse Baker, RISSB Australia & Ann Mills, RSSB

Prevention is better than a cure – Digital twin based robust train planning approach
Paul Yates, TOSHIBA Europe Ltd

Challenge and Opportunity: The Role of Human Factors in the Design of a Safe and Resilient Digital Railway
Richard Bye, Network Rail

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