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May 2019

Railroad Day on Capitol Hill 2019

Washington, D.C.

Railroad Day on Capitol Hill has proven to be the single most effective way to get our industry's message to Congress. The size of the event, the geographical diversity of the participants, and the unified railroad industry message has focused Congress on our issues like never before. You put the real-life face on the issues that matter most to our industry. When you turn out in force you demonstrate that those issues affect a large group of individuals who employ…

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June 2019

Wheel-Rail Interaction 2019

Hilton New Orleans Riverside, 2 Poydras Street
New Orleans, LA 70130 United States
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Now celebrating its 25th year, the Wheel Rail Interaction (WRI) Conference is multi-disciplinary, featuring three individual events—the Rail Transit Seminar, the Principles Course and the Heavy Haul Seminar—will take place in June in New Orleans. The Rail Transit Seminar is devoted to examining wheel/rail and vehicle/track interaction on light rail and subway operations. This cross-disciplinary seminar will include presentations from experts in vehicle/track dynamics, noise and vibration, wheel/rail profile design and maintenance, and friction management. The Principles Course, designed for…

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APTA 2019 Rail Conference

Sheraton Centre, 123 Queen Street W.
Toronto, ON M5H 2M9 Canada
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For all rail modes – urban, commuter, high-speed, and intercity – this technical conference features sessions on technology, operations, maintenance, safety & security, planning, finance, capital projects, workforce development, and more. Experience the latest industry advances at the Products & Services Showcase and join the technical tours. Who should attend: rail agency staff, mid-level and executive management, board members, government agency staff, suppliers, consultants, and contractors.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

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July 2019

AAR 127th Damage Prevention and Freight Claim Conference

Hilton Downtown, 1001 Cass Street
Omaha, NE 68102 United States
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The AAR 127th Damage Prevention and Freight Claim Conference has the honor of welcoming as the keynote speakers Lance Fritz – Chairman, President, and Chief Executive Officer of the Union Pacific Railroad and Ian Jefferies – President, Association of American Railroads. There will also be four separate breakout sessions to include Roll Paper Loading, Open Top Load Securement, Automotive/Intermodal Updates and Food Product Shipments. The Welcome Reception will kick-off on Monday, July 8 with a ride on Ollie the Trolley to the…

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Midwest Association of Rail Shippers 2019 Summer Meeting

GRAND GENEVA RESORT & SPA, 7036 Grand Geneva Way
Lake Geneva, WI 53147 United States
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Please plan on joining us on July 15 and 16 for the 253rd MARS meeting at the Grand Geneva Resort in Lake Geneva, Wis. We'll have our Scholarship Outing, reception and networking buffet dinner on the first day, July 15, with our business meeting scheduled for a full day on July 16. We plan to adjourn at 2:30. We'll be using the meeting layout that we used last year, with the speaker presentations in the Grand Ballroom and lunch in the…

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4th Annual ICRI Workshop on RCF and Wear 2019

Joseph and Rosalie Segal Centre, Harbour Center, 555 W Hastings Street
Vancouver, BC V6B 4N4 Canada
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The International Collaborative Research Initiative (ICRI) on Rolling Contact Fatigue (RCF) and Wear of Rails and Wheels is an informal collection of academics, consultants, researchers, and engineers working in, or having significant involvement with, the international railway industry. The ICRI, formed in 2013, brings together roughly 180 people from 80 organizations in 16 countries to collaborate on topics of mutual interest by leveraging current or future, already funded work.The ICRI Workshop focuses on rolling contact fatigue and wear, though complementary…

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September 2019

Railway Interchange 2019

Minneapolis Convention Center, 1301 2nd Ave South
Minneapolis, MN 55403 United States
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Railway Interchange 2019, the largest railway exhibition and technical conference in North America, showcases the latest technology, services and research by members and supporters of the Railway Supply Institute (RSI), the Railway Engineering-Maintenance Suppliers Association (REMSA) and Railway Systems Suppliers, Inc. (RSSI). Railway Interchange 2019 also features technical and educational presentations and discussions at the Minneapolis Convention Center by members and supporters of the American Railway Engineering and Maintenance-of-Way Association (AREMA) and the Coordinated Mechanical Associations (CMA).  

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