Category: events

Xentrans participates on regular basis in conferences, trade shows and seminars around the world. Here are some of the events where you can find us; please do get in touch if you’d like to arrange to meet in person.

World Metrorail Congress Americas 2017

June 15, 2017 — Xentrans CEO Jim Baker will be presenting at World Metrorail Congress Americas 2017 in Philadelphia, June 26-27 2017. Jim will be presenting on behalf of Amtrak with an update on its Trackside Network project, and participating in a round table session on rail communications asset monetization. The Terrapin-organized conference comprises keynotes, interactive discussions, workshops and roundtables, and is designed to tackle the most important challenges facing the urban rail industry today.

Train Communications Systems 2016

February 15, 2016 — Xentrans CEO Jim Baker will be presenting a keynote at Train Communications Systems 2016 in London, June 8-9. Titled ‘The Connected Train – A U.S. Perspective’, the presentation will address technical & commercial challenges facing U.S. rail operators; emerging technologies and their impact; monetizing assets for new revenue streams; and case studies of current deployments. The BWCS-organized conference, now in its tenth year, has become an important meeting point for train companies, rail administrators, suppliers and...

SmartRail Europe 2016, Amsterdam

Jim Baker, Xentrans CEO, will be moderating a series of sessions at SmartRail Europe in Amsterdam, April 19-20 2016. The sessions include “What can big data for for rail?”, “Optimizing service and performance with IT”, and “The connected passenger”.

Transit Communications and Wireless Applications 2011, San Francisco

San Francisco November 1-3 2011 – Supported by the industry’s leading transit agencies, associations, regulators and suppliers including US Department of Transport, APTA, Joint Council on Transit Wireless Communications, BART, DART and Santa Clara VTA, Transit Communications and Wireless Applications 2011 is the definitive technical conference for mass transit and railroad telecommunication professionals. Xentrans CEO Jim Baker will be chairing the Operations stream and generally helping out to make this a great event. Learn more at the conference web site.

APTA Annual 2011, New Orleans

Xentrans will be attending the APTA Annual Conference & Expo in New Orleans, October 3-5 2011. Please drop us a note if you’d like to meet with Jim during the event.

LTE North America 2011, Dallas

At LTE North America November 8-9 2011, Xentrans CEO Jim Baker will be chairing the Public Safety Focus session within the M2M & Vertical Applications track. Topics will include 700MHz D Block, and creating resilient safety networks. Guests include Andy Seybold (Vice Chair, APCO Broadband Committee) and Emil Olbrich (NIST). Learn more at the conference web site and join us in sunny Texas!

TrainComms 2011, London

BWCS will host its sixth annual WiFi on Trains Conference Train Communications Systems 2011, with train operators from all over the world due to speak and attend. Xentrans CEO Jim Baker will be discussing the Santa Clara VTA 4G deployment during the conference. For more information, visit

LTE World Summit 2011

Date: May 17-19 2011 – RAI, Amsterdam [Informa Telecoms & Media] Xentrans CEO Jim Baker will present on ‘Uses for LTE in the Transport Vertical Market – How is Passenger Wi-Fi Fuelling the Demand for High Capacity Broadband Services’ in his role as Chair, Technology Committee, Joint Council on Transit Wireless Communications. Jim will also act as Chairman of the M2M track at the conference. Learn More…

IWCE 2011

Date: March 9-11 2011 – College of Technology, Las Vegas [Penton Media] Xentrans CEO Jim Baker will present on ‘Wireless Communications Networks for Transportation Systems in the 21st Century’. Learn More…

PTC World Congress 2011

Date: February 22-24 2011 – Miami, FL Global Transport Forum] PTC World Congress 2010 is the only dedicated and industry-led forum to address strategies for meeting the 2015 deadline for Positive Train Control deployment, bringing together leading innovators from the government, regulatory bodies, rail infrastructure managers, train operating companies and suppliers to discuss realistic, experience-based strategies for successful migration to be achieved network-wide by 2015. Held in Miami Florida, Xentrans CEO Jim Baker will be speaking on wireless technologies for...