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June 18, 2017    -    December 25, 2018
June 20, 2017
  • Tuesday, June 20, 2017 - Wednesday, June 21, 2017 8:00AM - 5:00PM
    Rail Infrastructure and Vehicle Inspection Technology (RIVIT) Conference

    The RIVIT Conference objectives include improving the effectiveness of existing technologies, development and implementation of new technologies, and presenting research on emerging technologies with the potential to be applied to rail transportation.

    Location : Urbana, IL
    Contact : or (217) 300-1340
July 09, 2017
  • Sunday, July 09, 2017 - Saturday, July 15, 2017
    Michigan Technological University Summer Youth Program 2017 – Rail and Intermodal Transportation.

    This high school program, a collaboration by Michigan Tech’s Rail Transportation Program and the Transportation and Logistics Management Program at University of Wisconsin–Superior, investigates rail and intermodal transportation.

    • Learn about and ride trains—the green transportation alternative.
    • Find out why trucks, ships, and trains are so important to our economy.
    • Learn about advancements in railroad technology, like alternative fuels and advanced train control systems.
    • Enjoy technical tours to rail and intermodal facilities in Marquette and Duluth.
    • Work in teams to complete group projects.
    • Experience college life on two campuses—stay in a residence hall, explore campus, and meet others with similar backgrounds and interests.
    • Enjoy Michigan’s Keweenaw Peninsula and the shores of Lake Superior.

    Location : Michigan Technological University, 1400 Townsend Drive, Houghton, MI 49931
    Contact : Amanda Kerttu 906-487-2429

July 10, 2017
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: