Registration and schedule information is available through the American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association (ASLRRA) website. Specific supplier-related concerns or other RSI matters can be addressed by contacting RSI Assistant Vice President, Government Affairs Nicole Brewin, Tel.: 202-347-4664; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
"RSI and other railroad association representatives attend scores of meetings on Capitol Hill each year, but when our company representatives come to Washington they put a real face and a real story on issues that affect suppliers," RSI says. "You will be set up in meetings with lawmakers from your state(s), and, as a constituent, you can describe how any proposed new laws and/or regulations will affect your business and your ability to compete. This is also a great opportunity to network with your rail industry colleagues.
The day will start with a morning briefing on relevant legislative issues, followed by meetings with elected officials and their staffs, and ending with a reception and dinner at the Renaissance Washington D.C. Downtown Hotel at 999 Ninth Street, NW.