Symposium Schedule

Symposium Schedule (Tentative, Last update: April 1, 2021)

Due to the world-wide pandemic of COVID-19, we decided to hold some events via online communication tool. The tentative schedule of the symposium is below:


  • Nov.23, Tuesday   Opening(Online),  Technical sessions (Online)
  • Nov.24, Wednesday  Technical sessions(Online),Keynote lecture(Onsite & Online)
  • Nov.25, Thursday  Technical sessions(Online),Keynote lecture(Onsite & Online)

All presentations of technical sessions are made online via Zoom. Keynote lectures are to be held as joint event with the 7th Mass-Trans Innovation Japan 2021. Therefore, some of the keynote lectures are scheduled to be held onsite and be aired by Zoom. All events of STECH2021 will be available for all participants including foreign researchers, engineers, and students.

Keynote lecture

Day 24th
Speaker: Dr. Ikuo Watanabe
Country: Japan
Position, Organization:
President, Railway Technical Research Institute(RTRI)
Title of lecture:
Beyond the COVID-19 pandemic: Research and development for creating the future of railways

Day 24th
Speaker: Prof. Yang Zhongping
Country: China
Position, Organization:
Professor of School of Electrical Engineering, Beijing Jiaotong University
Title of lecture:
China's high-speed railways: past, present, and future

Day 25th
Speaker: Dr. Christine Funfschilling
Country: France
Position, Organization:
Research Engineer in Railway Dynamics Innovation & Recherche, SNCF
Title of lecture:
Inverse problems for the infrastructure / rolling stock monitoring