The Third BH Congress on Railways

Welcome

In cooperation with the Regional Cooperation Council (RCC), the Bosnia and Herzegovina Association of Consulting Engineers (ACE B&H) intends to organise the Third B&H Railway Congress. The Congress is going to be held in October 2015. Over the past 25 years, the European Commission has taken an active approach to restructuring the railway transport market and strengthening the position of railways in relation to other modes of transport. The European Commission has identified three areas crucial for strengthening railways:
• opening the railway transport market ,
• enhancing the interoperability and safety of national networks and
• improving railway transport infrastructure.
European railways can only function in an efficient and rational manner if there is a clear joint European transport policy with defined:
• objectives,
• a strategy for achieving such objectives and
• planning – defining the resources for implementing the strategy
Topics that are currently relevant to B&H and its immediate and wider region, will be addressed at the Congress:
• position of railways at the transport service market,
• transport policy – European, regional and national,
• railway development strategy,
• railway traffic in urban areas,
• railway management,
• interoperability,
• railway infrastructure,
• mobile capacities,
• traffic safety,
• environmental protection and railways,
• railway financing.

The Congress is an opportunity to once again emphasise the advantages railways have over other modes of inland transport in terms of safety, environmental protection, land use and rationality.
The Third BH Railway Congress is an opportunity for government sectors and companies involved in railway management or otherwise involved in railway transport to exchange their experience, at a European, regional or national level, in achieving objectives laid down in the directives and programmes of the European Commission. Furthermore, the Congress is also an opportunity to exchange experience in coordinating both joint planning and implementation of joint regional projects.
Reviewed papers will be published in the Proceedings.
The Organisation Committee wishes to invite you to participate in the work of the Third BH Railway Congress and welcomes you to Sarajevo.
PhD Ešref Gačanin
President of the ACE BiH
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Deadline for Application of the Paper                                         30 April 2015

Deadline for Submission of the Abstracts                                    31 May 2015

Deadline for Submission of the Papers – Final Version       10 September 2015

Final Programme of the Congress                                      20 September 2015

Application for Participation – Deadline                                  10 October 2015

THE CONGRESS DAYS                                                        15 – 16 October 2015

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SPONSORSHIP POSSIBILITIES AND OPTIONS

The organiser – the Association of Consulting Engineers of Bosnia and Herzegovina – is kindly invites the potential sponsors and exhibitors for joining to the Third B&H Congress on Railways and the contribution to its success.

SPONSORSHIP POSSIBILITIES AND OPTIONS

Platinum sponsor                           8000BAM / 4000EUR

Golden sponsor                              5000BAM / 2500EUR

Silver sponsor                                3000BAM / 1500EUR

Sponsor                                     1000BAM  /  500EUR

The sponsors will enjoy the following benefits:

PLATINISED SPONSORS

Exhibition area of 6 sq. m
Announcement on the Web page of the Congress
Promotion in the final programme (1 coloured page)
Promotion pamphlet in the Congress bag
Five minutes for the sponsor’s welcome speech at the opening ceremony
Logo of a company on the banner in the Plenary Session Hall
Four complete passes for the Congress
Four passes for the ceremonial dinner
GOLDEN SPONSORS
Exhibition area of 5 sq. m
Announcement on the Web page of the Congress
Promotion in the final programme (a half of a coloured page)
Promotion pamphlet in the Congress bag
Expression of thankfulness of the Chairman in the speech at the opening or welcome ceremony
Logo of a company on the banner in the Plenary Session Hall
Three complete passes for the Congress
Three passes for the ceremonial dinner
SILVER SPONSORS
Exhibition area of 4 sq. m
Announcement on the Web page of the Congress
Logo of a company in the final programme
Promotion pamphlet in the Congress bag
Expression of thankfulness of the Chairman in the speech at the opening or welcome ceremony
Logo of a company on the banner in the Plenary Session Hall
Two complete passes for the Congress
Two passes for the ceremonial dinner

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The Congress topics cover a wide range of activities, and exhibitors presenting projects, products, equipment, materials and services are welcome. Allocation of space will be treated on a first-come first-served basis. Additional equipment and services, such as additional furniture hires, internet connection, etc. can be rented at extra charge. You are kindly asked to send a pre-reservation application for exhibition space no later than July 1st 2015.
For additional information, please contact: e-mail uki@bih.net.ba
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[one_half]Emir Jašarević, dipl.ing.saob.
Tel:+387 33 276 360;
Fax:+387 33 276 355;
e-mail: uki@bih.net.ba[/one_half]
[one_half]Alen Mehić, dipl.ing.građ.
Tel:+387 33 276 326;
Fax:+387 33 276 355;
e-mail: alen.mehic@ipsa-institut.com[/one_half]
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Registration to October 10th 2015

Participants                                       300,00 BAM (150,00EUR)

Authors and Co-authors of papers   150,00 BAM (75,00EUR)

Payment method for participants from BiH

Raiffeisen bank d.d. Sarajevo

Account No.: 1610000046880014

with indication “Fee for the Third B&H Congress on Railways”.

Payment method for participants from abroad

Raiffeisen bank dd BiH Sarajevo

Swift code:                  RZBABA2S

Address:                      Zmaja od Bosne bb,

Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Beneficiary:                ACE B&H, Sarajevo, B&H

With indication:          Third B&H Congress on Railways

Account of beneficiary:

IBAN CODE:              BA391611000001351462

Name of beneficiary:    ASSOCIATION OF CONSULTING ENGINEERS OF BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA

Address:                      PUT ŽIVOTA bb

71000 Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

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Languages of the Congress

Official languages of the Congress are: Bosnian, Croatian, Serbian and English .

In order to participate in the Congress, please complete the participlation application form, which can be downloaded from the Congress web page: http://www.uki.ba, and than send it via e-mail to uki@bih.net.ba, or via fax: +387 276 355, or delivery it to the following address:

ASSOCIATION OF CONSULTING ENGINEERS OF BOSNIA  AND HERZEGOVINA

Put života bb, 71 000 Sarajevo

Bosnia and Herzegovina

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POSITION OF RAILWAYS AT THE TRANSPORT SERVICE MARKET
TRANSPORT POLICY – EUROPEAN, REGIONAL AND NATIONAL
RAILWAY DEVELOPMENT STRATEGY
RAILWAY TRAFFIC IN URBAN AREAS
RAILWAY MANAGEMENT
INTEROPERABILITY
RAILWAY INFRASTRUCTURE
MOBILE CAPACITIES
TRAFFIC SAFETY
ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AND RAILWAYS
RAILWAY FINANCING
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Applications of the papers (titles) are to be submitted by April 30th 2015 the latest on e-mail: uki@bih.net.ba or fax +387 33 276 355. Abstracts of the papers, with up to 20 typed rows, are to be submitted by May 31st 2015.
Authors of the papers can take over the instructions for drafting the papers from the internet page of the Association, www.uki.ba. Final version papers have to be drafted in accordance with the instructions and to be submitted by September 10th 2015 the latest in electronic form by the e-mail.uki@bih.net.ba.

Instructions for the authors
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