VIII International Scientific
Siberian Transport Forum — TransSiberia 2019 


State Duma of the Russian Federation
Ministry of Transport of the Russian Federation
The Government of the Novosibirsk Region
Siberian Transport University


Information for participants of the VIII International Siberian Transport Forum

Dear colleagues,
The International Siberian Transport Forum is the largest industry event in the region, the purpose of which is the interaction of government bodies, science, and the business community to solve actual problems of the transport and road-building complexes, increase the investment attractiveness of Siberia. More than 9,000 people visit the forum annually. The Forum is taking place in Novosibirsk in the International Exhibition Complex “Novosibirsk Expo Centre” (ul. Stancionnaya, 104) and in the Siberian Transport University. The Forum is organized by the Government of the Novosibirsk Region, the Ministry of Transport of Russia, the State Duma of the Russian Federation, the Legislative Assembly of Novosibirsk Region, and Siberian Transport University. In 2019, the International Siberian Transport Forum will be held from May 22 to 27. Leading experts in the field of transport from more than 15 countries will meet on May 22-27, to exchange the latest scientific achievements, to strengthen the academic relations between the leading scientists of the European Union, Russia and the World, to create favorable conditions for collaborative research and implement collaborative projects in the fields of transport.
The final resolution of the Forum, formed on the basis of the proposals of the participants of the thematic sections, is sent to the Ministry of Transport of the Russian Federation. In 2019, the key agenda of discussions will be the implementation of the national project “Safe and high-quality roads” and the Comprehensive Plan for the expansion and modernization of infrastructure, including in the Siberian Federal District. Participants will discuss issues of digitization of the transport industry, infrastructure development; improving the traffic safety, aspects of legislative regulation.
Yours sincerely,
Rector of Siberian Transport University
Aleksey Manakov

Results of the first day of the VIII International Siberian Transport Forum

On May, 22, the VIII International Siberian Transport Forum started at the Novosibirsk Expo Center. The forum included 2 plenary discussions and 8 industry conferences. By its productivity and intensity, the first day of work set an active pace for the entire forum.
The day began with the opening ceremony with the participation of the Governor of the Novosibirsk Region Andrei Travnikov, after which an official visit of the specialized exhibition TransSiberia/Translogistica took place. As the head of the region emphasized, the International Siberian Transport Forum is the leading platform in the Siberian Federal District for demonstration of the achievements of the domestic transport industry, discussion of key aspects of the functioning of all types of transport, and making decisions for the development of transport and logistics infrastructure and road complex.
The key business format of the first day was the plenary discussion “National projects. View from the regions”, the participants of which discussed a wide range of issues relating to the transport industry: from ensuring road safety in Russia to the impact of the carrying capacity of the Trans-Siberian Railway and BAM on the economy of the Siberian Federal District. The second plenary discussion was devoted to the topic of road transport and its legislative regulation.
In addition, 8 sessions in 4 thematic sections took place on the first day of the forum: “Passenger taxi”, “Railroad transport”, “Air transport”, “Public transport”, and “Road engineering complex”.
Presentations on the first day of the forum were made by representatives of federal and regional departments, heads of industry-specific unions and associations, large domestic transport companies, representatives of the road engineering complex.
In parallel with the forum, on 7,200 square meters of the Novosibirsk Expo Center, the exposition of the TransSiberia/Translogistica exhibition took place, where the innovative developments of the transport industry, the achievements and innovations of enterprises are presented.