RT&S + Railway Age Virtual Conference: Winter Preparedness

Railway Age + RT&S Winter Preparedness
August 11, 2022 - August 11, 2022 | Virtual Conference | Start: 2pm ET, 2 hours

Event Info

Our Winter Preparedness virtual event will provide attendees with the latest best practices, strategies, and projects involving both winter maintenance and winter preparedness.

Attendees will hear from railroad companies on how they manage their lines during the cold months, along with the latest research on the topic.

Class 1 Strategy for Winter Maintenance / Preparedness

John Fleps

AVP Engineering, Norfolk Southern
Winter Maintenance Strategies from a Short Liner

Roger Schaalma

Divisional Engineer, Watco
Tie Plate Icing for Transport Canada

Dr. Yin Gao

Senior Engineer, MxV Rail
Winter Switch Protection Device Selection and Considerations

Gregor Harris, P.Eng.

Business Development Manager - Rail, Thermon
Case Study: Winter Preparedness Plan: Freeze Prevention for Cooling Systems and Water Tanks

Dana Logue

Engineering Project Manager, ThermOmega Tech
Case Study: Winter Preparedness Plan: Freeze Prevention for Cooling Systems and Water Tanks

Glenn Quinty

Senior Engineering Product Specialist, ThermOmega Tech
Moderator

Bill Wilson

Editor-in-Chief, Railway Track & Structures Media

Sponsorships

Sponsorships are available for all Railway Age events. Contact Jonathan Chalon (212) 620-7224, [email protected]

Contact Us

Contact us at (212) 620-7205, [email protected]

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All times are ET.

 

2:00 PM    Welcome
Bill Wilson, Editor-in-Chief, RT&S

2:05 PM    Class 1 Strategy for Winter Maintenance / Preparedness
John Fleps, AVP Engineering, Norfolk Southern

2:30 PM    Sponsor Spotlight: THERMON
Winter Switch Protection Device Selection and Considerations
Gregor Harris, Business Development Manager – Rail

2:40 PM    Tie Plate Icing for Transport Canada
Dr. Yin Gao, Senior Engineer, MxV Rail

3:05 PM    Sponsor Spotlight: ThermOmegaTech
Case Study: Winter Preparedness Plan: Freeze Prevention for Cooling Systems
and Water Tanks

Dana Logue, Engineering Project Manager
Glenn Quinty, Senior Engineering Product Specialist

3:15 PM    Winter Maintenance Strategies from a Short Liner
Roger Schaalma, Divisional Engineer, Watco

3:40 PM    Closing
Bill Wilson, Editor-in-Chief, RT&S

3:50 PM    Broadcast Ends

program subject to change

Sponsorships

Throughout 2022, Railway Track & Structures is holding a series of virtual events aimed at educating attendees on various sectors of the Maintenance-of-Way market. Crossties, fasteners, track geometry, rail flaw detection, winter preparedness and ballast maintenance are the subjects that will be presented by industry experts. The goal of this series is to provide the latest information and research that will be useful to engineers in the MoW field.