OPENING SESSION: Robert M. Knight, Jr., CFO, Union Pacific Corporation. Don't Miss Railway Age's Second Annual RAIL INSIGHTS: Interactive, probing dialogue among top-level industry executives, Railway Age’s experienced, knowledgeable editors, and attendees. Your unique opportunity to engage, interact, and collaborate on your ideas and insights with the industry’s leadership on key strategic challenges, issues and trends affecting business growth, capital investment, technology, regulation, service quality and safety in the North American Rail Market.
For 56 years, RSSI has established itself as the premier show in the rail and rail transit communication and signal industry. With dedication from exhibitors, railroad attendees, and board members, RSSI has seen its member companies grow to more than 285. The 2016 RSSI C&S Exhibition will be an RSSI only event focusing on bringing C&S suppliers together with their rail and rail transit customers. Food and beverages will be provided in the exhibit hall during show hours. The 2016 exhibition will be held June 28-30, 2016 at the Gaylord Texan Resort and Convention Center, Grapevine, Texas. For additional information, go to http://www.rssi.org/2016-portal/index.html.
The international conference on Next-Gen Train Control will feature comprehensive project updates and in-depth technical sessions presented by leading rail experts from around the world. Entering its third decade, this conference is the rail industry's single-most important gathering of communications and signaling professionals from around the globe.
The leading international trade fair for transport technology every 2 years in Berlin. The 5 main segments consists of Railway Technology, Railway Infrastructure, Public Transport, Interiors and Tunnel Construction. In 2014 the show combined 138,000 attendees from 146 countries with 2,700 exhibitors from 55 countries.
Railway Age builds on its successful Crude by Rail conferences with a revised and expanded format: ENERGY BY RAIL. We'll examine the issues and trends surrounding the many types of liquid energy and ancillary products that move in railcars. Liquid energy, a growing source of railroad traffic as well as a driver of new freight car construction for carbuilders and component suppliers, is tightly regulated and a source of public concern over safety. The agenda will discuss LNG, compressed natural gas, crude by rail, ethanol, energy independence, regulatory changes, and more.
The 2016 Railroad Environmental Conference will be held 1-2 November on the campus of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. RREC 2016 will feature presentations by railroaders, consulting engineers, academics and others involved in all aspects of railroad environmental topics. Presentation topics will include: Compliance & Permitting; Ecological Conservation; Energy, Emissions & Air Quality; Environmental Analysis; Environmental Management Systems; Environmental Response; Noise & Vibration; Passenger Rail & Transit; Remediation; Risk & Liability Management; Stormwater & Wastewater; and Sustainability.
All individuals interested in the topics to be presented are encouraged to attend. We expect representatives from all of the Class 1 railroads, as well as short line, passenger, commuter, and rail transit organizations to be in attendance. In addition, most of the major environmental engineering consulting firms serving the railroad industry will be represented. Environmental researchers from academia and representatives from environmental regulatory agencies are also expected.
The conference is co-sponsored by The Association of American Railroads (AAR), the American Railway Engineering & Maintenance of Way Association (AREMA), the American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association (ASLRA), the American Railway Development Association (ARDA), and the Railway Association of Canada (RAC).
AREMA Committee 13 and the AAR Environmental Affairs Committee are expected to hold their fall meeting in conjunction with the conference