Catch the Train webinar 5

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Tracks across Europe

This is an exciting moment for the rail sector across Europe. Governments are promoting railway transport as a clean, sustainable, innovative and safe solution for Europeans’ mobility.

As part of DIT’s Europe Trade Month, this ‘Catch the Train’ webinar will provide an overview of rail opportunities across Europe.

Join our DIT Commercial Officers and embark on a journey from Portugal to Finland, stopping in France, Switzerland, Austria, North Macedonia, Romania, Poland, Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Croatia, Slovenia, Lithuania, Estonia and Latvia.

This is the right time for UK companies to explore overseas markets and grow internationally.

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Monday, 22 November 2021
09:30 am - 11:00 am UK time



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Catch the Train webinar series

Webinar 5: Tracks across Europe

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This event will be delivered in English. Agenda timing in UK time.

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Monday, 22 November 2021
Welcome by Daisy Chapman-Chamberlain, Rail Knowledge Transfer Manager at KTN Rail
9:30 am - 9:35 amOpening remarks – Paul Fox, British Ambassador to Hungary and Europe Central Champion Ambassador for Infrastructure
Session I
9:35 am - 9:43 amEurope Central & Balkans: Croatia, Northern Macedonia, Poland, Romania and Slovenia by Sylwia Piwowar, Director and Central Europe Lead, Infrastructure Export at DIT British Embassy Warsaw
9:43 am - 10:01 amDiscussion moderated by Halil Bedevi, UK Head of Rail, Aerospace, Defence & Advanced Manufacturing, Santander UK
Session II
10:01 am - 10:09 amWestern & Southern Europe: Austria, France, Portugal and Switzerland by Braeden Sides, Senior Trade and Investment Advisor at DIT British Embassy Paris
10:09 am - 10:27 amDiscussion moderated by Daisy Chapman-Chamberlain, KTN Rail
Session III
10:27 am - 10:35 amNordics & Baltics: Denmark, Finland, Latvia, Norway and Sweden by Alan Goodliffe, Senior Trade Advisor at DIT British Embassy Stockholm
10:35 am - 10:53 amDiscussion moderated by Karl King, Railway Industry Association
10:53 am - 11:00 amFinal remarks
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Our speakers will share the latest opportunities across Europe.

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Catch the Train webinars are supported by Santander UK

Santander has an international footprint with presence in 10 core countries and many more via our network of alliances.

Santander Corporate & Commercial focuses on helping businesses prosper by being an ‘accelerator for business growth’. We know that ambitious businesses want to continue to do business with Europe as well as grow beyond traditional markets – that is why we have a deep, holistic and tailored approach to our international proposition to help businesses with their international growth ambitions.  

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Catch the Train webinars are supported by the Railway Industry Association

The Railway Industry Association (RIA) is the representative body for UK-based suppliers of equipment and services to the world-wide industry.

It has around 300 member companies, active across the whole range of railway supply, including manufacturers, maintainers, contractors, consultants and providers of specialist services.

RIA members represent the greater part of the UK railway supply industry by turnover. Most large firms are members, as well as a wide range of smaller companies.

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The Department for International Trade (DIT) would like to invite you to take part in a 'Catch the Train’ series of webinars to learn about the latest news from the sector.

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