Our Planning Committee has pulled together 35+ outstanding breakout session topics for this year's convention. This section will be updated on a regular basis and speakers will be added as they are confirmed. 

Education Breakout Tracks

Event TrackTime and DayTitle
Engineering & MOW11:00AM - 12:00PM Monday101 Developing and Implementing a Track Inspection ProgramANL2018/T101
Engineering & MOW 2:00PM - 4:15PM Monday102 Super Session: Bridge Inspection & MaintenanceANL2018/T102
Engineering & MOW 8:00AM - 9:30AM Tuesday104 Grade Crossing & Vegetation Best PracticesANL2018/T104
Finance & Administration11:00AM - 12:00PM Monday201 Quiz Show! 2017 Tax Cuts & Jobs ActANL2018/T201
Finance & Administration 2:00PM - 3:00PM Monday202 Economic UpdateANL2018/T202
Finance & Administration 3:15PM - 4:15PM Monday203 The Road To RetirementANL2018/T203
Finance & Administration 8:00AM - 9:30AM Tuesday204 Hot Topics in FinanceANL2018/T204
Human Resources11:00AM - 12:00PM Monday301 All Aboard! Engaging the New EmployeeANL2018/T301
Human Resources 2:00PM - 3:00PM Monday302 Develop Talent Through Continuous Performance ManagementANL2018/T302
Human Resources 3:15PM - 4:15PM Monday303 Recruiting and Interviewing for Top TalentANL2018/T303
Human Resources 8:00AM - 9:30AM Tuesday304 Social Media in the WorkplaceANL2018/T304
Legal11:00AM - 12:00PM Monday401 Standing Up To Railroad Discrimination: The 4-R ActANL2018/T401
Legal 2:00PM - 3:00PM Monday402 FELA: What is it and When Does it Apply?ANL2018/T402
Legal 3:15PM - 4:15PM Monday403 What Keeps Your General Counsel Awake At NightANL2018/T403
Legal 8:00AM - 9:30AM Tuesday404 Hot! Hot! Hot! Panel Discussion of Hot Legal IssuesANL2018/T404
Legislative & Regulatory11:00AM - 12:00PM Monday501 HazMat and Tank Car StorageANL2018/T501
Legislative & Regulatory 2:00PM - 3:00PM Monday502 Working With the SBA, Office of AdvocacyANL2018/T502
Legislative & Regulatory 3:15PM - 4:15PM Monday503 Hot Topics: Regulations To Set Up a Passenger ServiceANL2018/T503
Legislative & Regulatory 8:00AM - 9:00AM Tuesday504 Legislative UpdateANL2018/T504
Marketing11:00AM - 12:00PM Monday601 Panel & Lumber ProductsANL2018/T601
Marketing 2:00PM - 3:00PM Monday602 Perspectives on Grain, Fertilizer and EthanolANL2018/T602
Marketing 3:15PM - 4:15PM Monday603 Against the Grain: Tariff & Contract RequirementsANL2018/T603
Marketing 8:00AM - 9:30AM Tuesday604 Short Lines, Shippers & Class I RelationshipsANL2018/T604
Mechanical11:00AM - 12:00PM Monday701 Passenger Car Movements in Freight TrainsANL2018/T701
Mechanical 2:00PM - 4:15PM Monday702 Super Session: LocomotiveANL2018/T702
Mechanical 8:00AM - 9:30AM Tuesday704 Freight Car Inspection and MaintenanceANL2018/T704
Operations & Safety11:00AM - 12:00PM Monday801 PHMSA 5800 Form: When and Why You Must CompleteANL2018/T801
Operations & Safety 2:00PM - 3:00PM Monday802 Obstructive Sleep Apnea • Develop Effective ProgramsANL2018/T802
Operations & Safety 3:15PM - 4:15PM Monday803 Are Your Contractors Regulatory Compliant?ANL2018/T803
Operations & Safety 8:00AM - 9:30AM Tuesday804 SLSI Hazmat and Leadership ProgramsANL2018/T804
Technology11:00AM - 12:00PM Monday901 ASLRRA's Technology Strategy and Vision for the FutureANL2018/T901
Technology 2:00PM - 3:00PM Monday902 PTC Implementation Status of Short Line RailroadsANL2018/T902
Technology 3:15PM - 4:15PM Monday903 Cybersecurity Trends & Railroad InitiativesANL2018/T903
Technology 8:00AM - 9:30AM Tuesday904 Super Session: Amazoning Your Railroad To Drive ServiceANL2018/T904
Young Professionals11:00AM - 12:00PM Monday1001 It's Your ASLRRA: How To Get More InvolvedANL2018/T1002
Young Professionals 2:00PM - 4:45PM Monday1002 Mentoring Session: Conversations With Industry LeadersANL2018/T1001