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April 2020

Supply Chain Disruption Amid COVID-19 Webinar Series presented by Michigan State University Broad College of Business

Michigan State University, 220 Trowbridge Rd
East Lansing, MI 48824 United States
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Wednesday Webinars at 1p.m. EST In these 40-minute webinars, we first explore what firms can do to build more resilient and responsive supply chains to mitigate disruptions under extraordinary events, such as the COVID-19 pandemic. We then discuss the impact and outlook for specific industries; in particular, transportation, pharmaceutical and health care. The webinars will be moderated by David J. Frayer, Assistant Dean, Outreach and Engagement. April 8, 2020: Weathering the Perfect Storm Steven A. Melnyk, Professor of SCM Tobias…

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Fundamentals of Electric Rail Vehicle Systems

SEPTA Third Floor Training Room, 1234 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107 United States
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$1,295

Course Overview This course will cover the basic design criteria of the rail car, its sub-systems and integration. We will discuss factors that affect the design, sizing, manufacturing and maintenance of the sub-systems of the rail car, including their integration with other sub-systems to work as one complete train. Various factors affecting reliability, accessibility and maintainability will be addressed. After attending this course, you will be able to: Describe the fundamental concepts of electric rail transportation, including propulsion, braking, power…

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Norfolk Southern Night

Four Seasons Hotel Atlanta, 75 14th St NE
Atlanta, GA 30309 United States
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The North American Maintenance Railway Club (NAMRC) is an organization of professional railroad maintenance professionals who work throughout the United States.

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Railway Management Certificate Program 2020 (Four Weeks – Entire Certificate Program)

Michigan State University, 220 Trowbridge Rd
East Lansing, MI 48824 United States
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$17,500

MSU’s Railway Management Certificate Program was established in 2007 and is the only North American program that covers the breadth and depth of the very complex railway industry from both a conceptual and practical viewpoint. The program is aimed at individuals in the industry with the potential to become senior managers and leaders in their organizations. We draw participants from railroad operating companies (both freight and passenger), suppliers to the industry, shippers/customers, transit authorities, regulatory and representative bodies, to name…

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Railway Business Administration And Leadership 2020

The James B. Henry Center for Executive Development, 3535 Forest Rd
Lansing, MI 48910 United States
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$5,000

EXAMPLES OF TOPICS COVERED Principles of Marketing/Leadership. Introduction to Railway Management. Negotiation. Railways and Supply Chain Management and Design. Risk Management. Economics of the Rail Industry.  PROGRAM DETAILS To utilize the best in adult learning practices, class size will be limited to twenty-five students. Places are still available. Discounts are also available for multiple participants from the same company. All prices include instructional materials, faculty and staff support, sleeping rooms, and daily breakfast and lunch. Transportation to and from the…

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May 2020

Australian Study Tour on Railway Engineering

$800.00

See firsthand the latest in heavy haul technology and large metropolitan passenger railway expansion projects in conjunction with Australia’s premier engineering conference, CORE 2020. The tour is designed for rail professionals to sample the myriad new freight and passenger rail technologies implemented in Australia over the last decade. This trip will include visits to many rail modes including high axle load rail, airport railway connections, multi-modal terminals, metros, light rail, streetcars and special purpose systems. Technology inspections will include notable…

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Fundamentals of Traction Power Systems and Overhead Contact Systems

The Madison Concourse Hotel and Governor’s Club, One West Dayton Street
Madison, WI 53703 United States
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$1,295

Course Overview Upon completion of this course, you will understand: Applicable design and equipment standards, guide documents and other valuable technical reference materials, and where to locate them. The fundamentals of traction power substation, distribution system and overhead contact system design, construction and operation. Traction power load flow simulation methods, input requirements and available software for AC and DC traction power systems. Traction power wayside energy storage systems, substation grounding and substation automation/control. Who Should Attend? This course introduces many…

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NARS 2020 Annual Meeting

Kansas City Marriott Downtown, 200 West 12th Street
Kansas City, MO 64105 United States
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The North American Rail Shippers Association (NARS) is the umbrella organization that links five regional associations of rail owners, vendors and users in Canada, Mexico and the United States. NARS membership consists of the officers of each regional association, plus six elected officers and a board of directors. May 13-14, 2020, NARS Annual Meeting, Kansas City Marriott Downtown, just down the street from Kansas City Southern.

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FRA Track & Roadway Workplace Safety Symposium

Louisville, Kentucky Louisville, KY United States + Google Map

For the first time ever, the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) is hosting a collaborative safety gathering tailored to the industry's track maintenance and construction groups. For three days, free of charge, experts from the industry will gather under one roof to share, learn and grow together during breakout sessions related to track or roadway workplace safety. Join FRA’s approximately 180 track inspectors and specialists from across the nation to come together as an industry to advance wide-ranging aspects of safety…

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Railroad Track Construction Project Management

Pyle Center, 702 Langdon Street
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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$1,195

Course Overview When it comes to railroad construction, can you support and mentor the superintendents and engineers assigned to your project? Do you have the ability to administer the project from all aspects? And, can you communicate effectively with your colleagues and accurately estimate project cost and time? If you answered "no" or "I'm not sure" to any of these questions, it's time to gain some confidence so you can say "yes." Enroll in this railroad construction course from UW-Madison…

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