PROGRAM OF EVENTS

Saturday, April 22, 2017

8:00am - 12:00pm Safety & Training Committee Meeting  
12:00pm – 8:00pm Convention Registration
12:00pm – 8:00pm Exhibitor Setup
12:30pm - 4:00pm
Executive Committee Meeting (Lunch st 12:30pm; Meeting 1pm)  
1:00pm – 4:00pm Railroad Police & Security Committee Meeting
2:00pm - 5:00pm Mechanical Committee Meeting
5:00pm – 6:00pm Railroading in Heels Reception   

Free Evening

 

Sunday, April 23, 2017

7:00am – 7:30pm Convention Registration
7:00am – 10:00am Exhibitor Setup
7:15am – 8:15am Supplier Committee Meeting  
7:30am – 9:00am Human Resources Committee Meeting
8:00am – 9:00am CTITF Trustees Meeting  
8:00am – 11:00am Technology Committee Meeting  
8:00am – 4:30pm Short Line Safety Institute Safety Culture Training Academy  
9:00am – 11:00am Passenger Railroad Committee Meeting  
9:00am – 10:30am Veteran's Recruitment Committee Meeting
9:00am – 11:00am Small Railroad Committee Meeting
 
9:00am – 11:00am  Young Professionals Committee Meeting
 
9:30am – 11:00am General Counsel Committee Meeting
9:30am – 10:00am  Exhibitor Orientation and Mobile App/Website Demo  
10:00am – 12:00am Engineering Committee Meeting
11:00am – 2:30pm Board of Directors Meeting
1:00pm – 7:30pm Exhibit Hall Open
1:00pm – 7:30pm Silent Auction in Expo Hall
2:45pm – 4:45pm Legislative Policy Committee Meeting
4:00pm – 4:30pm First Timers Meet-Up
4:45pm – 5:00pm Expo Grand Opening
5:00pm – 7:30pm Expo Hall Reception
7:30pm – 9:30pm Chairman's Dinner

 

Monday, April 24, 2017

6:00am – 7:00am Morning Walk and Fun Run
7:00am – 7:00pm Convention Registration
7:00am – 7:45am Breakfast Service in Expo Hall
7:50am – 9:30am General Session
9:30am – 10:15am Refreshment Break in Expo Hall / Silent Auction in Expo Hall
10:15am – 11:15pm Educational Breakout Sessions
**NOTE**- Nine Tracks Covering Topics in: Engineering & MOW, Finance & Admin, Human Resources, Legal, Legislative & Regulatory, Marketing, Mechanical, Operations & Safety, and Technology)
11:30pm – 12:30pm Educational Breakout Sessions
12:30pm – 2:00pm Lunch in Expo Hall
2:00pm – 3:00pm Educational Breakout Sessions
3:15pm – 4:15pm Educational Breakout Sessions
3:15pm – 4:45pm Young Professionals "Hoppy" Hour
4:00pm – 7:00pm Reception in Expo Hall with Pinewood Derby Races (Races start at 5pm)
5:00pm – 6:30pm
Pinewood Derby Racing
7:00pm Vendor Entertainment Evening


 

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

6:00am – 7:00am Morning Walk and Fun Run
6:00am – 11:00am Exhibitor Teardown Begins
7:00am – 12:00pm Convention Registration & Silent Auction Closeout
7:00am Continental Breakfast Service  
7:00am – 11:00am General Session
10:00am – 10:20am Refreshment Break
10:30am General Session Resumes
11:15am Annual Report  
11:25am General Session Concludes
11:45am  Buses Leave for Rail Excursion and Golf Course
12:30pm – 5:30pm Rail Excursion - Grapevine Vintage Railroad
6:45pm Shuttle service to the Glass Cactus Night Club begins
 
7:00pm – 10:00pm Closing Event at Glass Cactus Night Club Featuring Norfolk Southern Lawmen
 
Exhibitor Orientation
Exhibitor Orientation