The mission of the International Monorail Association is to organize the global monorail sector, promote the application of monorail, publish information, and initiate and support standardization processes of monorail for public mass transport infrastructure.
The International Monorail Association cordially invite you to join the excitement and participate in the 10th International Monorail Association Annual Conference (Monorailex 2018) scheduled to be held in Berlin, Germany from September 14 to 15, 2018. The format for Monorail 2018 will include presentation of scholarly papers, roundtable workshop sessions, technical tours and opportunities to network with other professionals in the field.
The International Monorail Association currently seeks a part-time general manager, with an understanding and appreciation of the transportation market, to support the executive council and oversee and manage effectively job-related duties as the organization sees fit.
The ideal candidate can sufficiently manage projects, perform administrative tasks, organize activites, maintain websites, databases, and reports, meet deadlines, work and regulate time efficiently, establish and maintain effective working relationships, prospect and create member lists, administer programs resourcefully, represent the association at meetings, forums, and other public events, and communicate clearly and effectively, both verbally and in writing.
A transportation planning degree and experience with a non-profit organization are pluses.
The International Monorail Association, Beijing Jiaotong University, and China Monorail Transportation Development Research Center hosted Monorailex 2017. The conference and exhibition took place at Beijing Jiaotong University, in Beijing, China, September 7-9, with an impressive list of Chinese companies co-organizing the event. The event showcased the progress in the Monorail and Maglev fields, and included International and Chinese exhibitors. There were three tracks in the presentations: Vehicle, Systems, and Infrastructure.
After the conference, from September 9-13, there was an optional technical visit package offered to see the factories of CRRC in Tangshan and take a ride on one of their Maglev vehicles. Then to Chongqing, with visits to the longest operating monorail project in the world and its operating base. Next, we traveled to Nanjing-Wuhu, to tour CRRC’s vehicle manufacturing plant, a suspended monorail. Finally, we visited Bombardier's vehicle manufacturing plant in China and saw monorail vehicles for Wuhu Line 2 Phase 1 project.