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Upcoming events

    • 22 Jul 2019
    • 5:00 PM (CDT)
    • 24 Jul 2019
    • 11:00 AM (CDT)
    • Norfolk, VA

    Save the date for the AARS 123rd Annual Meeting, July 22-24, 2019 at the Hilton in Norfolk, VA.

    The meeting will open with a reception on Monday, July 22 at 5:00 p.m.

    AARS will host the Progressive Railroading Rising Stars Award Dinner as part of the AARS Annual Meeting on Monday, July 22 at 6:30 p.m.

    Registration to the AARS Annual Meeting includes a ticket to the Rising Stars dinner.  For more information about the Rising Stars dinner, visit http://www.progressiverailroading.com/risingstars/about.asp

    The meeting program will continue Tueday, July 23 at 8:00 a.m. and will conclude on Wednesday, July 24 at 11:00 a.m. 

    Register Now!

    Golf Outing:  On Wednesday, July 24, the AARS will hold its annual golf outing to benefit the AARS Scholarship Fund.  More details to come.

    Hotel Information

    The meeting will be held in downtown Norfolk at the Hilton.  More information to come.

    Monday, July 22

    Industry Tour of Norfolk Harbor!

    5:00 pm Opening Reception and Technical Showcase

    6:30 pm Progressive Railroading Rising Stars Awards and Dinner

    Tuesday, July 23

    7:00 am Continental Breakfast and Technical Showcase

    8:00 am Charge to Superintendents


    9:00 am Break in Technical Showcase

    9:30 am Regional Perspective

    Norfolk Southern

    10:30 am

    Day to Day Management:

    • -          Training new hires
    • -          Dealing with difficult managers/employees
    11:45 am Break in Technical Showcase

    12:00 Annual Industry Luncheon

    Lantern Awards

    1:15 Challenges Facing New Managers

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    2:45 p.m. Break in Technical Showcase

    3:15 pm Instilling the Railroad Culture in New Employees


    5:00 pm Adjourn 

    Wednesday, July 24

    7:00 am Continental Breakfast and Technical Showcase

    7:00 am Continental Breakfast and Technical

    Showcase 

    8:00 am Developing a Safety Culture

    9:15 am Break in Technical Showcase

    9:45 am Market Outlook

    10:30 am Business Session

    11:00 am Adjourn

    Bus departs  for the AARS Annual Golf Outing to benefit the Frank J. Richter Scholarship



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