2016-11-17 2016-11-18
November 17-18, 2016
New York City
Presented by
Platinum Sponsor
Presented by
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The Leading Conference
for the Railway Industry

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Now in its 12th year, RailTrends takes place November 17-18, 2016, at the W New York Hotel.

November 17-18, 2016

"The best networking and content for all things rail in one room."

"A fast-paced deluge of railroad information."

"The best high-level railroad conference of the year."

"Worth attending again and again."

Tony Hatch RailTrends 2016
About RailTrends

RailTrends® is a two-day conference for ALL of the freight rail industry disciplines and stakeholders, including the financial and capital communities, owners, lenders, operators, marketers and every other group directly or indirectly affected by the rail business. RailTrends is brought to you by Tony Hatch, President, ABH Consulting, and Progressive Railroading magazine.

As an attendee you are part of the conference's many important discussions and debates on the successes and challenges of today's rail market.

Other organizations offer single-topic conferences, but only RailTrends addresses all aspects of the industry, giving you a complete picture of what is going on.

What's In It for You?

Expand your network to include some of the most influential leaders and innovative firms from the rail industry

Witness firsthand candid analyses of market conditions and opportunities from industry thought-leaders

Hear new perspectives and new voices from all areas of the rail profession

Connect with the Best!

5 scheduled networking opportunities allow you to connect with high-caliber attendees at RailTrends® 2016 including:

President and Chief Executive Officer
Kansas City Southern

Vice President of Intermodal
CSX

President & Chief Operating Officer
Conrail

Vice President and General Manager - Chemicals
Union Pacific Railroad

Vice President Industrial Products
Norfolk Southern Corporation

Former President and Chief Executive Officer
CN

President
Florida East Coast Rail

Chief Executive Officer
Watco

Chief Financial Officer
The Alaska Railroad Corporation

Director Corporate Development
Canadian National Railway

Director Franchise Development
BNSF Railway

Director of Rail Policy
Transport Canada

Chairman
Surface Transportation Board

Administrator
Federal Railroad Administration

And Many More!

2016 Agenda
Click here to download agenda as a PDF

More sessions to be added soon

Thursday November 17

8:00AM
9:15AM
Digital Transformation in Surface Transportation

Rodney Case, Partner, Oliver Wyman

9:45AM
10:15AM
Morning Networking Break
10:45AM
11:15AM
G&W Operating Model: Regional Density, Centralized Best Practices and Short Line Entrepreneurship

David Ebbrecht, Senior Vice President, Northeast Region Railroads, Genesee & Wyoming Inc.

11:45AM
Networking Lunch
1:00PM
1:30PM
2:00PM
2:45PM
3:15PM
Afternoon Networking Break
3:45PM
4:15PM
4:45PM
5:30PM
Cocktail Hour

Friday November 18

2016 Presenters

Chuck Baker

Partner, Chambers, Conlon & Hartwell, LLC

President, National Railroad Construction & Maintenance Association

John Barrett

General Manager Supply Chain

Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LP

Ronald L. Batory

President & Chief Operating Officer

Conrail

Linda Bauer Darr

President

The American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association (ASLRRA)

Michael Bourque

President and Chief Executive Officer

Railway Association of Canada (RAC)

Donald Broughton

Managing Director, Senior Transportation Analyst

Avondale Partners, LLC

Rodney Case

Partner

Oliver Wyman

Joanne (Joni) Casey

President and CEO

The Intermodal Association of North America (IANA)

David Ebbrecht

Senior Vice President, Northeast Region Railroads

Genesee & Wyoming Inc.

Daniel R.Elliott III

Chairman

Surface Transportation Board

Sarah Feinberg

Administrator

Federal Railroad Administration

Ed Hamberger

President and CEO

Association of American Railroads (AAR)

Tony Hatch

Senior Transportation Analyst

ABH Consulting

Lance Hockridge

Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer

Aurizon

Richard (Dick) Kloster

Sr. Vice President

AllTranstek / FTR

Michael McClellan

Vice President Industrial Products

Norfolk Southern Corporation

Claude Mongeau

Former President and Chief Executive Officer

CN

Charles "Wick" Moorman

President and Chief Executive Officer

Amtrak

Patrick Ottensmeyer

President and Chief Executive Officer

Kansas City Southern

Jon Panzer

Vice President, Finance - Planning and Analysis

Union Pacific Railroad

Dean Piacente

Vice President of Intermodal

CSX

Tom Simpson

President

Railway Supply Institute (RSI)

Rick Webb

Chief Executive Officer

Watco Companies

The Venue

RailTrends® 2016 Will Take Place at the posh W New York Hotel

W New York
541 Lexington Avenue
New York, NY 10022

Enjoy a front row seat to the energy, activity, attractions, culture and everything New York City has to offer. Whether you're checking out Madison Square Garden or the theaters of Broadway, the W New York is in the center of it all.

We have arranged for a discounted hotel rate at the W New York for RailTrends® attendees. Please use the link below to reserve your hotel room at the discounted $389 rate per night for a Spectacular sized room. Book early as the room block typically sells out.

Deadline for Group Rate is Wednesday October 19, 2016

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Contact Us

Attendee Information

Amy Brown
Director of Education and Conferencing
1-800-727-7995 x458
amy.brown@tradepress.com

Gina Rudella
Event Coordinator
1-800-727-7995 x459
gina.rudella@tradepress.com

Sponsorship Information

Join us for this incredible opportunity to brand your company at one of the most high-level rail conferences in the industry. By becoming a RailTrends® 2016 sponsor, your company will get tremendous exposure to a variety of industry leaders including railroaders, analysts, equipment lessors, financial institutions, shippers, suppliers, and others with an interest and stake in the growth of the railway industry.

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2016 Sponsors
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Platinum Sponsor

Gold Sponsors

CN
Danella
Harsco Rail
GREX
Progress Rail
PWC
RailWorks
RJ Corman Group
Spill-X
TrinityRail

Silver Sponsor

The Greenbrier Companies
Loram Maintenance of Way
Optimization Associates Incorporated
TATA Consultancy Services
Oliver Wyman
GREX