ASLRRA's 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 MondaySmart Turnout Maintenance/Compromise Joints/ Rail ConditionsANL2019/T101
Engineering & MOW 2:00PM - 4:15PM MondaySupersession: Critical Bridge Elements InspectionANL2019/T102
Engineering & MOW 8:00AM - 9:30AM TuesdayAdvantages of GIS Enhancement of Your RailroadANL2019/T104
Finance & Administration11:00AM - 12:00PM MondayEconomic UpdateANL2019/T201
Finance & Administration 2:00PM - 3:00PM MondayChanging the Way You Think About InvestingANL2019/T202
Finance & Administration 3:15PM - 4:15PM MondayHot Topics in Finance: Accounting Policy ChangesANL2019/T203
Finance & Administration 8:00AM - 9:30AM TuesdayBuying/Selling Railroads - Key Strategies & ConsiderationsANL2019/T204
Human Resources11:00AM - 12:00PM MondayCriminal Background ChecksANL2019/T301
Human Resources 2:00PM - 3:00PM MondayBest Practices on Performance Evaluations/AppraisalsANL2019/T302
Human Resources 3:15PM - 4:15PM MondayHR Legal Hot TopicsANL2019/T303
Human Resources 8:00AM - 9:30AM TuesdayHR Roundtable DiscussionANL2019/T304
Legal11:00AM - 12:00PM MondayYour 2019 Employer's GuideANL2019/T401
Legal 2:00PM - 3:00PM MondayWhat's New in FELA LitigationANL2019/T402
Legal 3:15PM - 4:15PM MondayCrossings: The Necessary Evil We Must Contend WithANL2019/T403
Legal 8:00AM - 9:30AM TuesdayHot! Hot! Hot! Ask the ExpertsANL2019/T404
Legislative & Regulatory11:00AM - 12:00PM MondayHosting a Congressional VisitANL2019/T501
Legislative & Regulatory 2:00PM - 3:00PM MondayFRA and Short Line Interaction With Mike LongANL2019/T502
Legislative & Regulatory 3:15PM - 4:15PM MondayUnderstanding Close CallsANL2019/T503
Legislative & Regulatory 8:00AM - 9:30AM TuesdayInnovative Legislative Approaches With State DOTsANL2019/T504
Marketing11:00AM - 12:00PM MondayMetal & Agriculture - OutlookANL2019/T601
Marketing 2:00PM - 3:00PM MondayLPG - Trading, Terminals & LogisticsANL2019/T602
Marketing 3:15PM - 4:15PM MondayRailroads - A Shippers PerspectiveANL2019/T603
Marketing 8:00AM - 9:30AM TuesdayTrucking - Opportunities for RailANL2019/T604
Mechanical11:00AM - 12:00PM MondayM-1003 Quality Assurance Specification:Know When You Need ItANL2019/T701
Mechanical 2:00PM - 4:15PM MondaySuper Session: Hot Topics in Locomotive MaintenanceANL2019/T702
Mechanical 8:00AM - 9:30AM TuesdayHot Topics in Rail Car Maintenance and RepairANL2019/T704
Operations & Safety11:00AM - 12:00PM MondayEnd of Train Device PanelANL2019/T801
Operations & Safety 2:00PM - 3:00PM MondayEnvironmental Regulatory Impact on Short LinesANL2019/T802
Operations & Safety 3:15PM - 4:15PM MondayFRA Update Regarding Engineer and Conductor CertificationANL2019/T803
Operations & Safety 8:00AM - 9:30AM TuesdayThe Right Way To Conduct Operational TestingANL2019/T804
Technology11:00AM - 12:00PM MondayAmazoning Your RailroadANL2019/T901
Technology 2:00PM - 3:00PM MondayChief Information Officer RoundtableANL2019/T902
Technology 3:15PM - 4:15PM MondayPTC Lessons LearnedANL2019/T903
Technology 8:00AM - 9:30AM TuesdayPart 1: Cyber-attacks Part 2: Data AnalyticsANL2019/T904
Young Professionals 2:00PM - 4:15PM MondayYP Mentoring Session: Conversations With Industry LeadersANL2019/T1001
Young Professionals 8:00AM - 9:30AM TuesdayAchieving Your Leadership PotentialANL2019/T1002