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August 11, 2017    -    February 18, 2019
August 15, 2017
  • Tuesday, August 15, 2017 - Thursday, August 17, 2017 8:00AM - 5:00PM
    Midwest Rail Conference

    The Michigan Rail Conference has been an annual gathering of the rail industry, rail shippers, rail passengers, and others who are interested promoting and supporting the use of rail transportation in the State of Michigan. This year is the 5th offering of the conference, now named the Midwest Rail Conference as we expanded to include neighboring states in the Midwest! 

    Location : Fetzer Center, Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI
    Contact : David Nelson or Amanda Kerttu
September 25, 2017
  • Monday, September 25, 2017 - Friday, September 29, 2017 8:00AM - 5:00PM
    IRSE 2017 Annual Convention

    Institution of Railway Signal Engineers (IRSE)  2017 Annual Convention

    Location : Dallas, Texas
    Contact :
October 19, 2017
  • Thursday, October 19, 2017 - Friday, October 20, 2017
    Next-Gen Train Control presented by Railway Age | Parsons

    The International Conference on Next-Gen Train Control will feature in-depth technical sessions and comprehensive project updates on CBTC for rail transit and PTC for main line railways presented by leading experts from around the world.

    Now in its third decade, this conference is the rail industry’s single-most important gathering of communications and signaling professionals from around the globe. It is the place where suppliers and consultants interface directly with customers.

    Key Topics
    • Project Updates: New York City Transit, Toronto Transit Commission, San Francisco Muni, Calgary, AAR Freight Railroads, European ERTMS
    • Safety Certification
    • PTC Testing and Implementation Issues
    • CBTC: PATH Testing and Implementation
    • CENELEC, AREMA, MIL, IEEE Standards
    • PTC Federal Communications Commission Issues
    • Communications, Positioning, Information Processing and IT Architecture
    • Supplier Roundtable

    Location : Philadelphia, PA
    Contact : Tel: 212.620.7208 | E:
November 07, 2017
  • Tuesday, November 07, 2017 8:00AM - 5:00PM
    National Railway Day Conference 2017

    To commemorate the day that the last spike was driven into the Canadian Pacific Railway at Craigellachie, British Columbia in 1885, CARS will be hosting the 4th Annual National Railway Day Conference on Tuesday November 7th in our Nation’s Capital at the Westin Hotel. This event will bring suppliers, railways and government together to celebrate our exciting industry.

    This year’s theme will be “Canada - A Leader in the Global Rail Revolution”.

    Jean-Marc Arbaud: Deputy Managing Director of CDPQ Infra

    Mary Proc: Vice President, Customer Service Delivery, Metrolinx

    Scott Streiner: Chair and CEO, Canadian Transportation Agency

    Bruce McCuaig: Executive Advisor, Canada Infrastructure Bank

    Ryan Ratledge: President & CEO Central Maine & Quebec Railway

    Location : The Westin Ottawa, 11 Colonel By Drive Ottawa, ON K1N 9H4 Canada
    Contact : Taisha Poulin:

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