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RSN 2021 – AEGIS Technical Seminar Programme

RSN 2021 is taking place on Thursday 30th September at Derby Arena.

Gold sponsor AEGIS, are exhibiting and also hosting a technical seminar “The future of railways, standardisation and legislation in the UK” that will be of key interest to those operating in the Rail industry.

For more information:


Technical Seminar Programme



10.00 – 10.20 – SESSION 1 – Followed by a 10-minute Q & A

Brexit: The new regime

 Authorisation of vehicles and Infrastructure

 Speaker: Luigi D’Angelo – Head of Assessment Body Services

10.30 – 10.50 – SESSION 2 – Followed by a 10-minute Q & A

Cyber Security in railway and CENELEC TS50701

Railway cyber security challenges to be addressed and the CENELEC technical specification

Speaker: Lucia Capogna – Head of Software and Cyber Security

11.00 – 11.20 – SESSION 3 – Followed by a 10-minute Q & A

The Independent Verification of modifications to Rolling Stock

What types of modification can be verified using the RIS-2700-RST process, what is the process, how is the verification undertaken and what are the outputs? 

Speaker: Kathryn Kelly – Head of Certification Services (Rolling Stock)


11.30 – 11.50 – SESSION 4 – Followed by a 10-minute Q & A

Digital Railway Signalling: ERTMS and the Future

Introduction to the current signalling and train protection systems used in the UK and how they are changing. The basics of ERTMS such as the ETCS Architectures, Levels and Operating Modes and an overview of digital signalling in the UK. Changing concepts, emerging technologies and key ideas that are shaping the future of railway signalling.

Speaker: Dr Shamal Crowther – Senior Engineer



LUNCH BREAK 12.00 – 12.20



12.20 – 12.40 – SESSION 5 – Followed by 10 min Q & A

Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC)

EMC and EMC standards and how they apply to the UK railway

Speaker: Colin Place – Head of EMC


12.50 -13.10 – SESSION 6 – Followed by 10 min Q & A

RAMS Standardisation

2021/2022 – What the future might hold?

Speaker: Daniele Diana – RAMS Specialist


13.20 – 13.40 – SESSION 7 – Followed by 10 min Q & A

Automation: A Holistic Approach

Automation is key in today’s fast paced work environment to achieve higher levels of productivity. AEGIS has been providing a holistic approach to automation solutions to improve streamlining methodologies, processes, tools, people and their work culture. Overview of the different strategies and when best to implement these in the project lifecycle. 

Speaker: Gopal Sivaswarmy – Head of Test & Automation

13.50 – 14.10 – SESSION 8 – Followed by 10 min Q&A

Level Crossing suitable and sufficient risk assessment

An overview of level crossing risk and how risk is managed

Speaker: Andrew Allen – Senior Engineer


FINISH 14.20