Webinars

The ASLRRA is pleased to offer flexible training options that fit your busy schedule with our live and pre-recorded webinars.  ASLRRA webinars will help you stay current on industry issues and acquire new skills!

Please select a webinar from the list below, sign in and register.  After registering on the ASLRRA website, you will receive an email link to complete your registration on the the GoToWebinars platform.  You must complete your registration at GoToWebinars in order to receive final instructions and join the webinar.

Online registration closes at midnight the day before the scheduled event.  For assistance registering, please contact Sabrina Waiss at swaiss@aslrra.org.

Upcoming Webinars

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  • March 31 2020
    CV2: Reviewing the Families First Coronavirus Response Act 03/31/2020 This new law is meant to be a partial response to the economic impacts of the ongoing 2019-20 coronavirus pandemic.  Join financial experts from Bowers & Company CPAs to review what is covered by the bill and its tax impacts on you and your short line railroad.  Attendees will have an opportunity to participate in Q&A at the end of the presentation. Add to Calendar
  • April 1 2020
    CV3: Reviewing the CARES Stimulus Package 04/01/2020 On Wednesday, March 25, the Senate voted 96-0 in favor of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, H.R. 748, which is the third COVID-19 emergency response package, or CV3. The House is scheduled to pass the bill on Friday, March 27, and the President is expected to sign it into law shortly thereafter. The $2 trillion dollar package has broad implications for individual taxpayers, small businesses, employees, employers, etc. The Chambers, Conlon, & Hartwell team will provide an overview of and answer questions on the CV3 provisions that matter most to the Short Line Railroad industry. Add to Calendar
  • April 8 2020
    Insights Into the RRIF Express Loan Application Process 04/08/2020 Join experts from The Seneca Group and Bowers & Company, CPAs for insights and guidance on the RRIF Express loan application process. This session will also cover the audited financial statement requirement, including an overview of the process, what’s needed and how to prepare, and how to factor this into your timeline.  Attendees will have an opportunity to participate in Q&A at the end of the presentation. Add to Calendar
  • April 9 2020
    Service Excellence with Integrated Crew & Safety Management 04/09/2020 Managing the complex safety requirements and increasing crew expectations in freight rail today is challenging short line and regional railroads to take an innovative technology based approach. In this webinar, Sr. Railroad Consultants Shannon Bloxom and Ashok Madhavan will outline how an integrated, technology-driven approach in duty assignments, safety testing, and crew training will help railroads optimize crew operations and meet safety requirements in a simplified and efficient manner. You will also learn how railroads leverage in-depth insights with latest analytics technologies to better optimize crew, meet FRA and regulatory requirements, and track operational metrics. Some of the topics included this webinar will be: the key risks that are contributing to safety incidents and inefficiencies in crew operations in railroads today; what factors are contributing to these risks; how an integrated technology approach in crew management, testing, and training can simplify crew and safety management for service excellence; value of in-depth insights and latest analytics technologies to better optimize crew, meet FRA and regulatory requirements, and track operational metrics. Add to Calendar
  • April 14 2020
    A RR Employer’s Guide to the Families First Coronavirus Act 04/14/2020 The second phase of Congress’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic focused on paid leave and unemployment benefits for employees and families. Join Labor & Employment counsel from Fletcher & Sippel LLC for guidance on FFCRA compliance and the establishment of workplace policies related to COVID-19. Attendees will have an opportunity to submit questions in advance as well as during the presentation, and we will hold a live Q&A at the end of the presentation. Add to Calendar
  • April 22 2020
    Employer Training Resources: Registered Apprenticeships 04/22/2020 Do you have any type of on-the-job training program for employees? Then you already have an apprenticeship, you just don't have it registered yet!  Join us for an engaging webinar discussing the benefits of establishing a National Registered Apprenticeship. Employers can unlock tax credits, tuition reimbursement in some states, as well as Monthly Housing Allowances (MHAs) for veterans by setting up an apprenticeship. Learn how to set one of these programs up at your company with our experts at SPRING and FASTPORT. The best part is, it is free to set up as well! Speakers: Michele Malski, President, SPRING and Dave Harrison, Executive Director, Military Engagement and Apprenticeships, FASTPORT Add to Calendar
  • June 2 2020
    45G - What To Do Now That It’s Renewed 06/02/2020 45G has been renewed for five years – now how do you take full advantage of this valuable benefit?  The 5-year renewal comes with some very special rules relating to retroactivity, accrual versus cash basis Taxpayers, 45G expenditures versus income tax expenditures, etc. In this session we will explain these rules and discuss how short lines can take advantage of this important credit. Attendees will have an opportunity to participate in Q&A at the end of the presentation. Add to Calendar
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ASLRRA Webinars Cancellation Policy
ASLRRA must be notified by phone, (202) 628-4500 or email aslrra@aslrra.org of any cancellations or requests for refunds.