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MARS 2024 Summer Meeting

Monday, July 08, 2024 - Tuesday, July 09, 2024

MARS (Midwest Association of Rail Shippers) is thrilled to return to Lake Geneva, Wis., for its 2024 Summer Meeting. Please save the dates of July 8-9, 2024 at the Grand Geneva Resort.

MARS will host its annual Scholarship Golf Outing and opening reception on the first day, July 8, with the business meeting on July 9.

NEW FOR 2024! Do you play pickleball? MARS is offering the MARS Inaugural Pickleball Tournament on July 8. All level of players are welcome and this is another great event to support the MARS Annual Scholarship Fund. The event will start with a beginners clinic and your registration fee includes the clinic, tournament and a networking picnic.

And if you aren’t interested in golf or pickleball, but are looking for a fun activity on July 8, MARS will be offering a MARS Networking Picnic. A separate registration fee is required for this event which will also benefit the MARS Annual Scholarship fund. The event will feature a picnic lunch, beverages, music and games.

MARS Summer 2024 Speakers include:

Chuck Baker, President, American Short Line & Regional Railroad Association
Matthew Findlay, Director Mechanical Systems, CPKC
Jon Gabriel, Vice President – Network Strategy, Design & Innovation, BNSF Railway
Eric Gehringer, Executive Vice President, Operations, Union Pacific
Karen Hedlund, Vice Chair, Surface Transportation Board
Peter Jones, Senior VP, International Engineering, Product Development & Automation, Greenbrier
Michael Miller, CEO – North America, Genesee & Wyoming Inc.
Eric Monger, Vice President, KBX Rail
Brad Myers, Executive Vice President, Chief Operations Officer, Amsted Digital Solutions
Adam Nordstrom, Principal, Viking Navigation LLC
Conrad Victor, Director Logistics, Cleveland Cliffs

Registration is now open.


July 8 - July 9
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Grand Geneva Resort
7036 Grand Geneva Way
Lake Geneva, WI 53147 United States
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