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Railroad Superintendents

41st Winter Meeting ATLANTA

  • 28 Feb 2013
  • 5:30 PM
  • 02 Mar 2013
  • Atlanta, Georgia


  • Special price for members

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41st Winter Meeting ATLANTA
2/28/2013 to 3/2/2013

Feb. 28-March, 2, 2013
Begins with Opening Reception 5:30 PM

Marriott Atlanta Buckhead Hotel and Conference Center
3405 Lenox Rd., NE
Atlanta, Georgia  30326
United States

Carrie Foor (aars@supt.org)

Click here to view printable program.

Hotel Reservations
Marriott Atlanta Buckhead Hotel and Conference Center
PLEASE CALL 1-888-855-7741 FOR RESERVATIONS or click here to make online reservations. Make your hotel reservation by February 7, 2013 to receive the special AARS rate of $119/night.

Thursday, February 28, 2013
5:30 -7:30 p.m.
Registration/ReceptionTechnical Showcase, Exhibitor Recognition
Sponsored by Corporate Lodging Consultants
Make sure to visit the exhibits for your chance to win great prizes!

Friday, March 1, 2013
7:00 a.m.
Technical ShowcaseContinental Breakfast

8:00 a.m. Opening Remarks
AARS 1st Vice President, Mark Hinsdale, AVP Integrated Planning, CSX (ret.)

Safety Briefing
AARS 2nd Vice President, Addie Husbands, Supt. Suburban, BNSF (ret.)

AARS Immediate Past President, Earl Wacker, VP Rail, URS Corporation

President’s Address
AARS President, Joe Garofolo, Superintendent, Conrail

8:15 a.m. Charge to Superintendents
Terry Evans, VP Transportation, Norfolk Southern

9:15 -9:45 a.m. Technical Showcase/Break

9:45 – 10:30 a.m.
Norfolk Southern's R3 Intermodal Initiative
Arthur Webb, The Highland Group

10:30 a.m.
Shortline Perspective, Training and Education
Mike Lundell, AVP Compliance & Training,
Genessee & Wyoming RR

11:30 a.m. Technical Showcase/Break

11:45 a.m. Annual Luncheon
Fred Ehlers, VP Network and Service Management, Norfolk Southern
Sponsored by Renzenberger

1:00 p.m.: CSX REDI Center
Wayne Richards, AVP Staffing and Training, CSX

2:00 p.m.: Technical Showcase/Break

2:30 p.m.: Remote Control & Simulator Management and Training
Doyle Cheatham, Manager of Specialized Locomotive Applications, Norfolk Southern

3:30 p.m.: Training and Education Needs of Today's New Generation of Managers
Fred Chidester, Superintendent Operations, Metro-North Railroad; Bob Brown, SVP Human Resources, Hulcher Services; Kennon Foster, Terminal Superintendent - North, Mass Bay Commuter Rail; Steve Hoye, Superintendent - CTCO, Belt Railway Co. of Chicago; Brian Taylor, Conrail.

6:00 – 8:00 p.m.Dinner at Pittypat's Restaurant
Sponsored by GE Transportation

Saturday, March 2, 2013
8:00 a.m. Technical ShowcaseContinental Breakfast

9:00 a.m. Tour of CSX REDI Center
Sponsored by VEOLIA Transportation

11:30 a.m. Adjourn

If interested in sponsoring or exhibiting, or if you have registration questions, please contact Carrie Foor: aars@railroadsuperintendents.org or call 331-643-3369.

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