The RIA Innovation Conference provides a unique opportunity for engagement between RIA Members and invited representatives from the wider rail industry, as well as from academia and innovation bodies.

Regular participants include Network Rail, London Underground, HS2, DfT, BEIS, ORR, Train Operating Companies, Rail Delivery Group, RSSB, UKTram, UK Rail Research & Innovation Network, Transport Systems Catapult, KTN and InnovateUK.

Key speakers from within and beyond the industry address important themes surrounding innovation to provoke and inspire.

2021 Programme

This year the RIA Innovation conference will explore the theme: Railway of the Future.

The virtual conference will have a mix of thought provoking live-streamed sessions, pre-recorded material to watch during the day, interactive workshops – via Zoom, a virtual exhibition hall, dinner and more surprises delivered to your door, and lots of new networking tools to explore via our unique platform.