Welcome to the AARS!
Note: Our phone number has changed to 331-643-3369.
American Association of Railroad Superintendents
The Source for Railroad Operations and Management Education and Networking
117th AARS Annual Meeting Newark, NJ/New York, NY
7/21/2013 to 7/23/2013
Click here to register: Meetings/Seminars Calendar
July 21-23, 2013
Begins with rail tour Noon July 21 (register by June 20 to attend tour) featuring CSX and NS shared assets, tour includes views of Port, Ethanol Terminals, Statue of Liberty, and more...
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Hilton Penn Station
1048 Raymond Blvd.
Newark, New Jersey 07102
Make hotel reservations by June 29 to secure the AARS rate of $149/night by calling 973-622-5000.
Carrie Foor (email@example.com)
Sunday, July 21
Rail Tour, Departs Newark Penn Station
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm Opening Reception and Technical Showcase
Opening Remarks AARS 1st Vice President, Mark Hinsdale
AARS Immediate Past President Earl Wacker, VP Rail, URS Corporation
AARS President, Joe Garofolo, Superintendent, Conrail
Charge to Superintendents
Hugh Kiley, General Manager, Massachusetts Bay Commuter Railroad Company
9:00 a.m. Impact of "Fracking" on Rail Industry
American Petroleum Institute
9:30 -9:45 a.m. Technical Showcase/Break
9:45 - 10:30 a.m. Port Authority of New York & New Jersey, Current Issues and Opportunities
10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Focus on Needs of New Management
11:45 a.m. Annual Luncheon and Lantern Awards
Ronald L. Batory, President and Chief Operating Officer, Conrail
Sponsored by Renzenberger
(Visit this link to learn more about the Lantern Awards -- nominations due June 15, 2013!)
1:00 p.m.: Homeland Security Federal
1:45 p.m.: Homeland Security State
2:30 p.m.: Technical Showcase/Break
2:45 p.m.: New Jersey Transit: Planning for the Superbowl, Rich Andreski, Chief of Staff, Rail Operations
3:45 p.m.: Howard Permut, President, MTA Metro-North Railroad
6:00 – 8:30 p.m.
Dinner at Brasilias
Sponsored by VEOLIA Transportation
8: 00 am - 4:00 pm New York City Tour including harbor tour, lunch in Little Italy, stops at World Trade Center Memorial, Grant's Tomb, Wall St. and the Empire State Building.
Tuesday, July 23
7:00 a.m. Technical Showcase
8:00 a.m. Confidential Close Call Reporting System (C3RS)
Ralph Elston - FRA Director of Human Performance Programs
Brian Reilly - C3RS Project Manager NASA
9:00 a.m. Condition-Based Maintenance and Reliability-Based Maintenance, Ken Jacobs,
10:00 a.m. Rail Industry Analysis
10:45 a.m. Business Session
11:30 a.m. Adjourn
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