Lance Fritz to keynote RSI/CMA 2016

Written by William C. Vantuono, Editor-in-Chief
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Union Pacific Chairman, President and CEO Lance M. Fritz will be the keynote speaker at the RSI/CMA 2016 Rail Expo & Technical Conference on Monday, Oct. 3, 2016 in Omaha, Nebr.

“We are looking forward to bringing this rail industry event to Omaha, the hometown of Union Pacific,” said RSI President Thomas D. Simpson. “Lance Fritz is a respected leader with broad industry experience. His keynote speech will be a highlight of RSI/CMA 2016. Our members look forward to hearing his insights on navigating the challenging business environment the rail industry faces today.”

RSI/CMA 2016 will take place Oct. 2-4 at the CenturyLink Center and the adjoining Omaha Hilton. The event includes the exhibits of the Railway Supply Institute (RSI) and the technical and educational sessions of the Coordinated Mechanical Associations (CMA).

 CMA will hold its technical and educational sessions at the Omaha Hilton. CMA includes the Air Brake Association, Inc. (ABA), International Association of Railway Operating Officers (IAROO), League of Railway Industry Women (LRIW), Locomotive Maintenance Officers Association (LMOA), and Mechanical Association Railcar Technical Services (MARTS).

The RSI/CMA 2016 exhibit hall at the CenturyLink Center will feature exhibits from more than 100 companies. Meals and receptions will be held on the exhibit hall floor. 

The RSI/CMA 2016 schedule of events, downloadable below, includes information on the exhibits and educational sessions. A golf tournament will be held at the Field Club of Omaha immediately following the conclusion of the event October 4.

Online registration and hotel room reservations for RSI/CMA 2016 will begin June 1; expected attendance is 1,300. 

For more information about exhibiting or sponsorship at RSI/CMA 2016 or to be added to RSI’s trade show email list, contact Amanda Patrick, RSI at [email protected] or 202-347-4664. A sponsorship PDF can be downloaded from the link below. An event flyer is also available for download at the link below.




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