Russian University of Transport

WCRT 2021 6th edition of WCRT

(*) In the context of uncertainty due to Covid-19, the WCRT event will be held remotely for the first time since its inception in 2011, with new content to reflect the current situation and outlook. Covid-19 is challenging us in our way of working, living and learning.
WCRT 2021 is the moment to reinvent ourselves and investigate innovative ways of learning and developing!
We are currently envisaging holding the WCRT both remotely and in presential.
Further information will follow soon.

The UIC Congress about Training, Talent and Development

The previous WCRT editions were successfully held with an average attendance of 200 participants, from all continents representing between 30 and 40 countries.

The UIC together with its partner the Russian University of Transport (RUT) are pleased to announce that the sixth UIC World Congress on Rail Training (WCRT), will be held at RUT (Moscow, Russia), on 22-24 September 2021.

WCRT 2021 is for the first time also going virtual! Further information will follow soon.

The World Congress on Rail Training 2021 is organized at the initiative of the UIC Talent & Expertise Development Platform (TEDP), which draws its expertise from the regional Rail Training Centre Networks. Its main purpose is to enhance workforce development through sharing best practice in rail training across the entire industry.

The key congress aims are to:

  • Share best practices in education, training and human resources development,
  • Raise awareness in new and innovative technologies, systems and methods to promote effective learning,
  • Expand and reinforce international networking within training and development professionals and organizations,
  • Enhance cooperation with rail educational & vocational institutions, in order to showcase the different initiatives towards youth,
  • Help training and development professionals design and implement training and development programs that contribute to increase organizational effectiveness.

The Congress is targeted at:

  • Training Directors, executives and experts
  • Human resources and human performance and development professionals at all hierarchical layers in the organization Rail Educational and vocational institutions

Critical dates

  1. Deadline for abstract submission: 15 December 2020
  2. Confirmation of accepted abstracts: 29 January 2021
  3. Deadline for submission of full papers: 26 February 2021