WMATA’s Jenkins Featured at ‘Next-Gen Train Control’ Conference

Written by William C. Vantuono, Editor-in-Chief
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Tiffani Jenkins, Vice President Signaling System Renewal Program (SSRP), WMATA, is a featured speaker at Railway Age’s Next-Gen Train Control 2022 Conference, presented jointly with Parsons, Oct. 20-21, Philadelphia. Jenkins, a Railway Age 2022 25 Under 40 Honoree, joined WMATA as a Power Systems Engineer. She has grown the SSRP department to more 50 members, with an eye toward diversity and inclusion, and is developing the implementation strategy for upgrading WMATA’s signaling system, a $3 billion initiative. Hearing from industry leaders like Jenkins is just one reason to attend this conference. Need more? Here are ten:

  1. Spend valuable networking time with signaling and train control professionals from around the world.
  2. Learn about innovative approaches to implementing advanced technologies.
  3. Discover new methods for procurement and contracting.
  4. Provide input on standards development.
  5. Become better-informed on current R&D initiatives.
  6. Share lessons-learned with industry colleagues.
  7. Connect with potential new customers.
  8. Acquire all the knowledge you need about ongoing and planned projects.
  9. Discover what regulations are coming and how they could impact your business.
  10. Advanced your standing as a railway industry professional.

Railway Age’s Next-Gen Train Control Conference, presented jointly with Parsons, will feature in-depth technical sessions and comprehensive project updates on CBTC for rail transit, PTC for main line railways and related advanced, emerging technologies—artificial intelligence, Big Data, cybersecurity and more. Presented by leading experts from around the world, this conference is now in its third decade, and is the global rail industry’s single-most important communications and signaling event.

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