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December 2020

ASLRRA’s 2020 General Counsel Symposium

Join railroad industry colleagues, attorneys and in-house general counsels December 2-3 for ASLRRA’s 2020 Virtual General Counsel Symposium. Registered attendees may participate in nine one-hour education breakout sessions built around industry-specific legal hot topics; a one-hour general counsel committee meeting (members only); and a virtual networking happy hour and morning coffee chat (hosted via Zoom). Session topics will cover industry-specific content and current hot issues, including: Railroad Crossings, NIMBYism, Happenings at the STB, FFCRA Legislation and Return to Work Guidelines,…

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2020 Big Data in Railroad Maintenance Planning Virtual Conference

University of Delaware, Newark Campus
Newark, DE 19716 United States
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The 2020 Big Data in Railroad Maintenance Planning Conference is intended to expand on previous years’ conferences and introduce new and emerging analysis techniques and to show how they can be applied to the large volume of inspection data collected by railways to improve their planning of the critical capital and maintenance programs. But due to the ongoing coronavirus issues, the 2020 Conference will be held virtually on Wednesday, December 16, 2020. This was not an easy decision, but the…

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January 2021

2021 TRB Annual Meeting – A Virtual Event

The TRB 100th Annual Meeting will be conducted as a virtual event over a series of dates throughout January 2021. The decision to go virtual was made out of concern for the health and safety of all meeting attendees, in light of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19). Registration Now Open Register by November 30 to take advantage of lower fees. Program The meeting program will cover all transportation modes, addressing topics of interest to policy makers, administrators, practitioners, researchers, and representatives of…

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NRC FirstLook 2021

The NRC is pleased to offer our members and other industry leaders a new online program coming in January called NRC FirstLook 2021! NRC FirstLook is an alternative to our annual NRC Conference held each January. While we would like to meet in person and make valuable connections as we have done at the annual conference for the past 42 years, that simply is not possible this January. NRC FirstLook will bring you many of the same benefits that has made…

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MARS Winter 2021 Meeting

Westin Lombard Yorktown Center in Lombard, IL, 70 Yorktown Center
Lombard, IL 60148 United States
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The Midwest Association of Rail Shippers (MARS) is headquartered in the Chicago area. General membership comes from the provinces of Manitoba and Saskatchewan and the states of Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota and Wisconsin. Its objective is to provide an open forum for resolving transportation and car supply issues, coupled with programs designed to educate and inform the membership in areas of railroad operating practices, freight car supply, new innovations in transportation and…

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February 2021

Railway Motive Power And Alternative Propulsion-2021

Courtyard by Marriott- Long Beach, CA, 500 East First Street
Long Beach, CA 90802 United States
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Program Overview: Air quality and volatile diesel prices pose challenges to railways, particularly in urban areas. Traditional wayside power supply requires large capital investment and has visual impact. Emerging propulsion systems have the potential to address these concerns: (a) Rapidly developing battery technology with opportunity charging offers a suitable way forward for some railway services. (b) Hydrogen fuel cell systems offer zero-emission, longer range, flexibility, and lower capital cost than electrification. Knowledge and understanding of these technologies is essential to…

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March 2021

APTA’s TRANSform Conference & EXPO

Anaheim Convention Center, 200 South Anaheim Boulevard
Anaheim, CA 92805 United States
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Held once every three years, APTA's TRANSform Conference & EXPO is public transit’s premier showcase of technology, products, and services. With attendees and exhibitors from around the globe, APTA's TRANSform Conference & EXPO plays a pivotal role in connecting the industry to what’s now and what’s next in public transportation. Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, we have rescheduled our October 2020 TRANSform Conference & EXPO. The event will now take place March 14-17, 2021, in Anaheim, California.

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SEARS 2021 Spring Meeting

The Westin Buckhead, 3391 Peachtree Road, N.E.
Atlanta, GA 30326 United States
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The Southeast Association of Rail Shippers (SEARS) serves a diverse membership in the states of Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia and West Virginia. Members represent such areas as heavy and light industry, mining, consumer products, forest products, agriculture, port operations and service organizations. Meetings are held twice a year in the spring and fall at various locations in the assigned territory. Topics of discussion are selected by members and cover a cross section…

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May 2021

NARS 2021 Annual Meeting

Sheraton Riverwalk, Chicago, 301 E North Water St
Chicago, IL 60611 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. Sheraton Riverwalk, Chicago, Ill., May 12-14, 2021

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Traffic Club of Chicago’s 113th Annual Dinner

Sheraton Grand Chicago, 301 E North Water St.
Chicago, IL 60611 United States
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As a result of the impact of COVID-19, Traffic Club of Chicago's (TCC) Leadership has decided to postpone the 113th Annual Dinner to May 13th, 2021, at the Sheraton Grand Chicago. In 2021, TCC will be partnering with the North American Rail Shippers Association (NARS), who is hosting their Annual Meeting at the Sheraton Grand Chicago from May 12 – 14, 2021. All registrations for this year’s Annual Dinner will transfer and be credited to the 2021 date. Guestroom reservations at…

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