Thursday, February 06, 2014
Crude By Rail
June 12 & 13, 2014  |  Key Bridge Marriott  |  Arlington, VA
· Moving CBR Profitably — and Safely ·
Conference Agenda
Thursday, June 12
9:00 Keynote Address
Ed Hamberger, President & Chief Executive Officer, Association of American Railroads
9:30 CBR Traffic Trends and Growth Prospects
  • Michael Miller, Chief Commercial Officer, Genesee & Wyoming Inc.
  • W.K. Hancock Jr., Vice President Industrial and Agricultural Products, CSX (invited)
  • Speaker from Union Pacific (invited)
10:30 Coffee Break
10:45 Tank Car Availability Challenges
Bob Pickel, Senior Vice President Marketing and Sales, National Steel Car
11:30 Understanding the Tank Car Lease/Finance Market
David Nahass, Senior Vice President, Railroad Financial Corporation
12:00 Luncheon | Sponsored by Genesee & Wyoming Inc.
U.S. Senator John Hoeven (R-ND) (invited)
Tank Car Builder's Forum
  • Moderator: Tom Simpson, Executive Director, Railway Supply Institute 
  • Representatives from the RSI Tank Car Committee
2:30 Oil Producer/Refiner Perspectives
Bob Greco, Downstream Group Director, American Petroleum Institute
3:00 Energy Break
3:15 CBR Safety: The Regulatory Outlook
  • Robert Lauby, Deputy Associate Administrator for Safety, Federal Railroad Administration
  • Robert Hall, Acting Director, Office of Railroad, Pipeline, and Hazardous Materials, National Transportation Safety Board 
  • Magdy El-Sibaie, PhD, Associate Administrator for Hazardous Materials Safety, Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration
  • Luc Bourdon, Director General of Rail Safety, Transport Canada
4:30 The Wall Street Perspective on CBR
Matt Elkott, Vice President – Surface Transportation Equity Research, Cowen and Company
5:00 Cocktail Reception
Friday, June 13
8:00 Registration and Continental Breakfast
9:00 Keynote Address
Richard F. Timmons, President, American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association
AAR Tank Car Committee Report
Robert Fronczak, Assistant Vice President, Environmental, Association of American Railroads
10:30 Coffee Break
10:45 CBR Insurance and Liability Considerations
John P. Durante, Senior Vice President, Marsh | Global Rail Practice
11:15 First-Responder Training for CBR Incidents
Mike Cook, Director, Hazardous Materials Compliance and Training, TTCI
12:00 Adjourn

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