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October 14, 2017    -    April 21, 2019
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 02, 2017
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:

December 14, 2017
  • Thursday, December 14, 2017 - Friday, December 15, 2017 8:00AM - 5:00PM
    Big Data in Railroad Engineering 2017 Conference

    The fourth annual "Big Data" conference features more than two dozen experts who will discuss the railroad industry's need for effective, practical maintenance planning, helping you understand the latest techniques for gathering, analyzing, and efficiently converting the "mountain" of complex data (a.k.a. "Big Data") into usable information for optimizing capital maintenance programs.

    Location : University of Delaware Newark Campus, Newark, Del.
    Contact : Katherine Lakofsky,
January 15, 2018
  • Monday, January 15, 2018 - Thursday, January 18, 2018 8:00AM - 5:00PM
    2018 MARS Winter Conference

    We are proud to announce that we will be addressed by


    • Jose Guillermo Zozaya Delano, President & General Manager, KCS de Mexico
    • Tony Hatch, President, ABH Consulting
    • Mark Millett, President and Chief Executive Officer, Steel Dynamics, Inc
    • Erik Starks, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman, FTR Transportation Intelligence
    • Mark Van Cleave, Executive Vice President, Industrial Sales & Leasing, Trinity Rail
    • Beth Whited, Executive Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer, Union Pacific Railroad

    This January we are hosting six breakout sessions suitable for transportation execs as well as people new to the industry: Railroading 101, Railroading 201, Intermodal 101, Railcar Fleet Management, and other rail freight oriented topics.


    Location : The Westin Lombard Yorktown Center 70 Yorktown Shopping Center Lombard, IL 60148
January 23, 2019
  • Wednesday, January 23, 2019 - Friday, January 25, 2019 8:00AM - 5:00PM
    AAR’s 30th Quality Assurance Auditor and Industry Conference

    The Association of American Railroads Quality Assurance Committee (QAC) welcomes you to the 30th Annual AAR Quality Assurance Auditor and Industry Conference to be held January 22 - 25, 2018 in Forth Worth, TX.   Topics are based on recommendations from the QAC, AAR Auditors, and attendees from past conferences.

    Location : Hilton Fort Worth, Main Street, Fort Worth, Texas 76102
    Contact :