SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

Saturday, May 2

8:00 am – 5:00 pm SLSI Hazmat Training  
9:00 am – 11:00 am Committee Meeting:  Insurance  
12:00 pm – 5:00 pm Exhibitor Setup 
 
12:00 pm – 5:00 pm Registration Open 
12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Executive Committee Meeting & Lunch  
2:00 pm – 5:00 pm Committee Meeting:  Mechanical

5:00 pm – 6:00 pm Women (and their allies) Professional Networking Derby Party    





 

 

Sunday, May 3

7:00 am – 7:00 pm Registration Open  
7:15 am – 8:15 am Committee Meeting:  Suppliers  
8:00 am – 12:00 pm Exhibitor Setup  
8:00 am – 10:00 am
Committee Meetings:  Technology, Finance & Administration, Small Railroad  
10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Committee Meetings:  Young Professionals, Engineering  
11:00 am – 2:30 pm Board of Directors Meeting & Lunch  
2:00 pm – 7:30 pm Exhibit Hall Open  
2:45 pm – 3:30 pm Committee Meeting:  Human Resources  
3:30 pm – 5:30 pm  Committee Meeting:  Legislative Policy 
 
4:00 pm – 5:30 pm Committee Meeting:  General Counsel   
4:30 pm – 5:30 pm First Timers Reception  
5:30 pm – 7:30 pm Exhibit Hall Reception  
  Open Evening  
     

 

Monday, May 4

7:00 am – 6:00 pm Registration Open   
7:00 am – 7:00 pm
Exhibit Hall Open
 
7:00 am – 7:45 am Networking Breakfast in Exhibit Hall  
8:00 am – 10:00 am
General Session & Awards Ceremony
 
  Welcome & Safety Briefing, Chairman's Welcome, President's Welcome,  
  Industry Awards, Veterans Recruitment Award, Business Development Award,   
  Safety Person and Safety Professional Awards, Distinguished Service Award,  
  Short Line Hall of Fame  
10:00 am – 10:30 am Networking Coffee Break in Exhibit Hall  
10:30 am – 11:30 am Education Breakout Sessions 1
 
11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Networking Lunch in Exhibit Hall
 
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Education Breakout Sessions 2
 
2:15 pm – 3:15 pm Education Breakout Sessions 3
 
3:15 pm – 3:45 pm Networking Break in Exhibit Hall  
3:45 pm – 4:30 pm General Session Keynote Speaker: Administrator Batory, Federal Railroad Administration  
4:30 pm – 5:00 pm   General Session Keynote Speaker: Administrator Elliott, Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration  
3:45 pm – 4:45 pm
Associate Member Meeting and Sandhouse  
5:00 pm – 7:00 pm Exhibit Hall Reception and Silent Auction
 
  Open Evening  
     

Tuesday, May 5

Exhibitor Orientation
Exhibitor Orientation
7:30 am – 12:00 pm Registration Open & Silent Auction Payment/Pickup  
7:30 am – 8:00 am Networking Breakfast  
8:00 am – 12:00 pm Exhibitor Teardown  
8:00 am – 9:30 am Education Breakout Sessions 4  
9:45 am – 10:45 am Education Breakout Sessions 5  
9:45 am – 11:45 am FRA Regional Directors Presentation  
11:00 am – 12:00 pm Education Breakout Sessions 6  
12:00 pm Meet for Golf Transport  
12:30 pm Meet for Railroad Excursion Transport  
  Open Lunch  
1:00 pm – 5:00 pm Committee Meeting:  Safety & Training  
1:00 pm – 6:30 pm Railroad Excursion  
1:30 pm – 6:30 pm Annual Golf Outing  
8:00 pm – 10:00 pm "Cinco de Mayo" After Dinner Reception - Glass Cactus  

PLEASE NOTE - Schedule is subject to change.