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
Technical ShowcaseContinental Breakfast
8:00 a.m. Opening Remarks
AARS 1st Vice President, Mark Hinsdale, AVP Integrated Planning, CSX (ret.)
AARS 2nd Vice President, Addie Husbands, Supt. Suburban, BNSF (ret.)
AARS Immediate Past President, Earl Wacker, VP Rail, URS Corporation
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
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: firstname.lastname@example.org
or call 331-643-3369.