18th edition of the International Wheelset Congress (IWC)
- NOV 2016
The 18th edition of the International Wheelset Congress (IWC), which was co-organised by UNIFE and ERWA along with the Southwest Jiaotong University and China Academy for Railway Sciences, took place last week in Chengdu, China. Participants presented the latest innovations and challenges in the wheels and wheelset industry. Over 500 participants and 40 exhibitors took part in three days of plenary sessions, which included five keynote speeches, 12 parallel sessions and two panel discussions, followed by two days of technical visits and cultural events.The next edition of the IWC will be held in Venice in the spring of 2019, and will be co-organised by UNIFE and ERWA along with Lucchini RS.