The HST courses are a completely non-profit seminars financed and organized by the hand of international experts in railway technology
MINETA TRANSPORTATION INSTITUTE
The Mineta Transportation Institute (MTI) was established by Congress in 1991 as part of the ISTEA legislation and was reauthorized under TEA-21. MTI then successfully competed to be named a Tier 1 Center in 2002, 2006, and 2011 in the SAFETEA-LU legislation. MTI focuses on research, education, and technology transfer.
CALIFORNIA HIGH-SPEED RAIL AUTHORITY
The California High-Speed Rail Authority (CHSRA) is responsible for planning, designing, building and operation of the first high-speed rail system in the US.
INTERNATIONAL UNION OF RAILWAYS
UIC promote rail transport at world level and meet the challenges of mobility and sustainable development.
CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY BAKERSFIELD
Centrally located on a 375-acre site in the southern San Joaquin Valley, California State University, Bakersfield is a continuously growing comprehensive regional university that is committed to transforming the lives of its students and community through its established excellence in academia, diversity, service, and community engagement since its founding in 1965. CSUB has competed successfully in the Western Athletic Conference (WAC) since 2012 and is but one important aspect of a growing and vibrant student-life experience.
APTA members are public organizations that are engaged in the areas of bus, paratransit, light rail, commuter rail, subways, waterborne passenger services, and high-speed rail. Members also include large and small companies who plan, design, construct, finance, supply, and operate bus and rail services worldwide. Government agencies, metropolitan planning organizations, state departments of transportation, academic institutions, and trade publications are also part of our membership.
Siemens makes all kinds of rail products from the modern ICE-3 train to the electrification, also, is a global powerhouse positioned along the electrification value chain – from power generation, transmission and distribution to smart grid solutions and the efficient application of electrical energy. Its products are found in most high-speed lines (in operation and future) of the world, also having a Strong presence in the US with an impotant railway equipment factory in Sacramento.
World leader in transport automation, security and space.As an expert in security solutions for critical infrastructure, Thales works together with its customers to design and implement comprehensive security solutions, harnessing technologies to ensure cross-system interoperability and seamless service for users and operators alike.
Auxitec is a leading company to provide engineering services with a highly qualified expert team.Auxitec also provide consulting and advice services at both technical and strategic level.
WSP and Parsons Brinckerhoff have combined and are now one of the world's leading engineering professional services consulting firms. Together we provide services to transform the built environment and restore the natural environment, and our expertise ranges from environmental remediation to urban planning, from engineering iconic buildings to designing sustainable transport networks, and from developing the energy sources of the future to enabling new ways of extracting essential resources.
World leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software, they provide different tools and support for impportant technological areas.
Civil engineering and building development consulting company, leader in Spain, that provides services of Planning, Feasibility Studies, Preliminary and Detailed Designs Studies, Site & project Management.
As a promoter of sustainable mobility, Alstom develops and markets systems,equipment and services for the railway sector. Alstom manages the widest range of solutions in the market – from high-speed trains to metros and tramways – and associated maintenance, modernisation, infrastructure and signalling solutions.
RSE is a multi-disciplinary firm providing professional services mainly to rail transit clients. RSE is a minority owned Disadvantage Business Entity (DBE) with the California Unified Certification Program (CUCP).
Company leader in track solutions and railway management. Also they are experts in railway consulting.
USHSR is the only organization in America focusing entirely on advancing a state-of-the-art national high speed rail network across the country. We are an independent, nonprofit trade association chartered to organize and mobilize the industry with a shared vision for a 21 st century, 17,000 mile national high speed rail system built in phases for completion by 2030.
MAFEX, the Spanish Railway Association, is the association representing the Spanish railway industry, currently including more than 70 companies accounting for over 80% of total Spanish railway exports. Created in 2004, the Association has as its main aim to support its members in their internationalisation initiatives, grouping together their efforts and providing different foreign promotion, information, coordination, support and guidance services.