WisARP / MHSRA Joint Fall Meeting – Milwaukee Saturday Oct 25th

Mark your Calendars!

Wisconsin Association of Railroad Passengers’ –  Midwest High Speed Rail Association Joint Meeting, Saturday October 25th at the Milwaukee DoubleTree Hotel, 611 W Wisconsin Ave, just blocks from the Milwaukee Intermodal (Amtrak) Station. The meeting starts at 9:00 am.

Registration for the meeting, featuring Trains columnist Don Phillips, is now open. Online registration can be done through PlanetReg, now set up and available at  http://www.planetreg.com/E81814462928481. Early registration (by 10/16) saves you $10 at the door. Student pricing is $10. Encourage young adults to attend – they are our future!

See you there!

Freight Rail Day 2014

(Early registration rate deadline:  September 21st)

8th Annual Wisconsin
Freight Rail Day 2014

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Radisson Paper Valley Hotel
333 W College Avenue
Appleton, Wisconsin 54911

“Freight Rail: Partner in Building Wisconsin’s Economy”

Sponsored by Wisconsin’s Freight Railroads

BNSF, CN, Canadian Pacific, WSOR/Watco with
Union Pacific, Progressive, Escanaba & Lake Superior, and Tomahawk Railroads

We’re excited to tell you about how this year’s program is shaping up.
The morning session will center on the Economic Contribution of Wisconsin’s Freight Railroads.
Presenters include:
Dr. Steven Deller – UW-Madison’s Department of Agricultural & Applied Economics
Dr. Bernard Weinstein – Associate Director, Maguire Energy Institute at SMU
Wendy Gehlhoff – Director, Florence County Economic Development Commission
& Chair, Northwoods Rail Transit Commission

The afternoon session will focus on Freight Rail Safety Initiatives.

Presenters include:
Jeff Plale – Wisconsin Railroad Commissioner
Jennifer Macdonald – Assistant Vice President of Government Affairs, Association of American Railroads
Lisa Stabler – President, Transportation Technology Center, Inc.

[And MORE yet to be announced…]

Agenda

Registration Form

For hotel accommodations contact the Radisson Paper Valley Hotel at (920)733-8000.

Mention the Wisconsin Railroad Committee while reserving your room.

 

This Year We Welcome The Kammer Group
as the New Government Affairs Partner for
The Wisconsin Railroad Committee