Former STB Chair Elliott hosting conference

Written by William C. Vantuono, Editor-in-Chief
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Dan Elliott, Conner & Winters.

Dan Elliott, who served as Chairman of the Surface Transportation Board from 2009 to 2017 and is now with Washington D.C. law firm Conner & Winters, is hosting the inaugural Railroads + Shippers = Solutions conference on Oct. 3 in Washington, D.C.

Elliott says he “hopes to bring together railroads, shippers and others to look at the relationship between railroads and customers, and to solve issues between these parties through informal discussions. The never-ending battle in D.C. over STB issues will be the primary focus.”

Among the confirmed speakers are Pat Ottensmeyer, President and CEO, Kansas City Southern; Michael Lacey, President North America Zone and GBU Soda Ash and Derivatives North America Director, Solvay; Cal Dooley, President and CEO, American Chemistry Council; Roger Nober, Executive Vice President, Law and Corporate Affairs, BNSF Railway and former STB Chairman; Keith Borman, Senior Vice President and General Counsel, American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association; Chip Nottingham, former STB Chairman and Principal, Charles D. Nottingham, PLLC; Frank Mulvey, former STB Commissioner; Jennifer Hedrick, Executive Director, The National Industrial Transportation League; Charlie Delacruz, Senior Vice President, General Counsel & Secretary, National Grain and Feed Association; William Huneke, former Director, STB Office of Economics; and Alison Graab, STB Detailee and Counsel, U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.

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