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Railroad Superintendents

AARS 123rd Annual Meeting

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

Registration

  • Meeting registration for one person which includes entry to the AARS Annual Meeting Opening Reception, one ticket to the Progressive Railroading Rising Stars Awards dinner, 2 continental breakfasts, and entry to the AARS Lantern Awards Luncheon.
  • Meeting registration for one person which includes entry to the AARS Annual Meeting Opening Reception, one ticket to the Progressive Railroading Rising Stars Awards Dinner, 2 continental breakfasts, entry to the AARS Annual Lantern Awards Luncheon.
  • Includes meeting registration for one company representative (entry to all meeting events including the Progressive Railroading Rising Stars Awards Dinner), 10' exhibition space with 8' skirted table, electricity, carpeting, logo and link on AARS website, sponsorship listing in pre- and post- meeting newsletters, eblasts and all on site conference materials. Includes AARS membership for up to 8 company representatives.
  • Includes registration for one guest or spouse with entry to the AARS Annual Meeting Opening Reception and MSU Alumni Reception. This registration does NOT include a ticket to the Progressive Railroading Rising Stars Award Dinner.
    No specific spouse outing has been arranged for the 121st Annual Meeting.
  • Special discounted registration to the AARS 121st Annual Meeting for Progressive Railroading Rising Stars award recipients

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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