Registration is now open for the 2015 National Railway Day Conference!!!

Registration is now open for the 2015 National Railway Day Conference!!!

Published on July 21, 2015

November 7th marks National Railway Day in Canada. This was the day the last spike was driven into the Canadian Pacific Railway at Craigellachie, British Columbia in 1885. To commemorate the day, 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 this year's conference will be Keeping Industry Connected, All Tracks Lead To Success. Confirmed Speakers Include:

 

Mr. Desjardins-Siciliano, President and Chief Executive Officer of Via Rail

Jim Vena, Executive Vice-President and Chief Operating Officer, CN (tentative)

Louis Lévesque, Deputy Minister of Transport, Infrastructure and Communities

Tony Marquis, Senior Vice-President Operations, Eastern Region, CP

Deputy Mayor of Ottawa Mayor Mark Taylor

Gordon Bachinsky, President, Advanced Rail Management Corp.

 

Continental Breakfast & Registration: 8:00am-9:00am

Conference 9:00am-4:00pm, a buffet lunch will be served.

We will close the conference with a cocktail reception from 4:00PM -6:00PM, where you will have the opportunity to network with the railways and members of parliament.

 

Registration Fees:

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

Non-Members $550.00

 

You may register online or by contacting Lynn Raby at lynn_raby@railwaysuppliers.ca or 613-237-3888. Registration Deadline is October 30, 2015.

 

 

 

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