Thursday, July 28, 2016

Registration fees increase August 1 for RSI/CMA 2016 Expo & Technical Conference

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Some exhibit booth space is still available, hotel rooms are rapidly being booked and registration fees rise August 1 for the RSI/CMA 2016 Rail Expo & Technical Conference, the Railway Supply Institute’s (RSI) trade show and conference, October 2-4 in Omaha, Nebraska.

RSI/CMA 2016 will be held at the CenturyLink Center in Omaha and the adjoining Omaha Hilton, a few blocks from Union Pacific Railroad headquarters. The event will combine the exhibits of the RSI with more than 50 CMA technical and educational sessions. Union Pacific Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer Lance M. Fritz will give a keynote address at the joint general session Monday, October 3.

“We look forward to being in Omaha, Union Pacific’s headquarters city, for RSI/CMA 2016, and as always, the event will attract representatives from other Class I and short line railroads,” said RSI President Tom Simpson. “In addition to seeing the top-notch exhibition of railway technology and services, attendees also will benefit from the up-to-the-minute technical topics and industry issues explored at the Coordinated Mechanical Associations technical conferences.”

RSI/CMA 2016 registration fees increase August 1; to register, visit Hotel reservation information is available at

The CMA technical sessions will begin October 3. The Coordinated Mechanical Associations include the Air Brake Association (ABA), the International Association of Railway Operating Officers (IAROO), the League of Railway Industry Women (LRIW), the Locomotive Maintenance Officers Association (LMOA) and Mechanical Association Railcar Technical Services (MARTS).

The RSI/CMA 2016 exhibit hall will showcase more than 100 companies, including locomotive & rail car builders, mechanical equipment manufacturers and rail service, maintenance of way and communications and signaling suppliers. Exhibit booth space is selling fast; reserve a booth online at




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