SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

Saturday, April 7, 2018

12:00pm – 6:00pm Convention Registration
12:00pm – 6:00pm Exhibitor Setup
12:30pm - 4:00pm
Executive Committee Meeting with Working Lunch  
2:00pm - 5:00pm
Mechanical Committee Meeting

4:30pm - 5:30pm CTITF Trustees Meeting  
5:00pm – 6:00pm
Railroading in Heels Reception 


Free Evening
 

 

Sunday, April 8, 2018

7:00am – 7:00pm Convention Registration
7:00am – 10:00am Exhibitor Setup
7:15am – 8:15am Supplier Committee Meeting  
8:00am – 11:00am Technology Committee Meeting
9:00am – 10:00am Young Professionals Committee Meeting  
9:00am – 10:30am Veterans Recruitment Committee Meeting  
9:00am – 11:00am Railroad Police & Security Committee Meeting  
9:00am – 11:00am Small Railroad Committee Meeting
10:00am – 12:00pm Passenger Committee Meeting
10:00am – 12:00pm  Engineering Committee Meeting
 
11:00am – 2:30pm
Board of Directors Meeting

12:30pm - 2:00pm General Counsel Committee Meeting  
1:00pm
Exhibit Hall Opens

2:00pm – 4:00pm
Short Line Safety Institute Mini-Series: Past, Present, and Future
2:30pm Afternoon Refreshment Break in Exhibit Hall
2:45pm – 4:45pm Legislative Policy Committee Meeting
2:45pm – 4:15pm
Human Resources Committee Meeting
4:00pm – 4:45pm First Timers Meet-up
5:00pm – 7:00pm Expo Hall Reception
7:00pm - 10:30pm Shuttle Transportation between the hotel and Grand Ole Opry  
7:00pm – 9:30pm A Night at the Opry (ASLRRA PAC Event) 

 

Monday, April 9, 2018

6:00am – 7:00am Morning Walk and Fun Run
7:00am – 7:00pm Convention Registration
7:00am – 7:00pm
Information Desk
7:00am – 7:45am Breakfast in Expo Hall
8:00am – 10:00am General Session
10:00am – 11:00am Refreshment Break in Expo Hall / Silent Auction in Expo Hall
11:00am Educational Breakout Sessions Begin
**NOTE**- Ten Tracks Covering Topics in: Engineering & MOW, Finance & Admin, Human Resources, Legal, Legislative & Regulatory, Marketing, Mechanical, Operations & Safety, Technology, and Young Professionals)
11:00am – 12:00pm Educational Breakout Sessions
12:00pm – 2:00pm Lunch in Expo Hall / Silent Auction Open
2:00pm – 3:00pm Educational Breakout Sessions
2:00pm – 4:45pm  Young Professionals Session
3:15pm – 4:15pm Educational Breakout Sessions
3:15pm – 3:45pm Associate Membership Meeting and Sandhouse
5:00pm – 7:00pm Reception in Expo Hall with Pinewood Derby Races and Silent Auction
5:30pm – 6:30pm
Pinewood Derby Racing
7:00pm Silent Auction Closes
7:00pm Vendor Entertainment Evening
 

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

6:00am – 7:00am Morning Walk and Fun Run
6:00am  Exhibitor Teardown Begins
7:00am – 10:00am Information Desk  
7:00am – 12:00pm Information Desk & Silent Auction Closeout
7:30am Continental Breakfast Service  
8:00am – 9:30am Educational Breakout Sessions
9:30am – 9:45am Refreshment Break
9:45am – 12:00pm
General Session
12:00pm General Session Concludes
12:30pm  Buses Leave for Golf Course
1:00pm – 5:00pm Safety & Training Committee Meeting
1:30pm – 6:00pm
Golf Outing - Hermitage Golf Course
 
6:30pm – 10:30pm Shuttle Transportation Between Hotel and General Jackson Showboat
7:00pm – 10:00pm Closing Event Aboard the General Jackson Showboat -Tickets Required  
 
Exhibitor Orientation
Exhibitor Orientation