CARS 2nd Annual National Railway Day Conference-Keeping Industry Connected, All Tracks Lead to Success
To commemorate the day that the last spike was driven into the Canadian Pacific Railway at Craigellachie, British Columbia in 1885, CARS will be hosting the 2nd Annual National Railway Day Conference on Tuesday, November 3rd in Ottawa at the Fairmont Chateau Laurier, in the Laurier Room. This event will bring suppliers, railways and government together to celebrate our exciting industry.
The theme of the conference will be Keeping Industry Connected, All Tracks Lead To Success. Confirmed Speakers Include:
Mr. Yves Desjardins-Siciliano, President and Chief Executive Officer of Via Rail
Mr. Tony Marquis, Senior Vice-President Operations, Eastern Region, CP
Mr. James Purkis, Vice President, Regional Express Rail, Metrolinx
Mr. Mark Taylor, Deputy Mayor of Ottawa
Mr. Gordon Bachinsky, President, Advanced Rail Management Corp.
Mrs. Faye Ackermans, Appointed Board Member, Transportation Safety Board of Canada.
Mr. Michael Gullo, Director, Policy, Economic and Environmental Affairs, Railway Association of Canada
Mr. Tom Simpson, President, Railway Supply Institute (RSI)
Mr. Christian Dea, Chief Economist and Director General of Transportation and Economic Analysis (TEA).
Continental Breakfast & Registration: 7:30AM - 8:30AM
Conference 8:30am-5:30pm, a buffet lunch will be served.
We will close the conference with a cocktail reception from 5:30PM -7:30PM, where you will have the opportunity to network with the railways and members of parliament.
Early bird registration before September 1st
Members and Government Officials $350.00
Non-Members $ 450.00
Registration after September 1st
Members and Government Officials $450.00
Registration Deadline- October 30, 2015
If you would like additional information or to sponsor the event, please contact Lynn Raby at email@example.com or 613-237-3888.
To view the program please click here.
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