Our 2018 Nashville Conference Discussion Topics – THE COMPLETE AGENDA

MARTS-Rail Conference

Select a date tab below to observe our conference topics for each day!

Sunday, September 9, 2018

Please select the Monday or Tuesday tabs to see our agenda, which is presently being developed.

 

 

Monday, September 10, 2018

6:45 AM – 6:00 PM Conference & Trade Show Registration
9:30 AM- 6:00 PM Exhibits Open

7:30 AM – 8:50 AM General Session & Keynote Address

Speaker: To be announced

8:50- 9:20 AM Recess

9:30 AM – 11:45 AM Railcar Repair Committee Presentation – Session 1

Sponsor: David Cackovic, Assistant Vice President and Chief Technical Standards, TTCI

How to Audit: D15 Welding Program (45 min)

Speaker: John Killion, Union Tank Car Company

Welding Panel and Q&A Session

Speakers: To be announced

11:45 AM – 12:00 PM MARTS Business Meeting

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM Exhibit Hall Lunch

1:00 PM – 3:15 PM Railcar Repair Committee Presentation – Session 2

Sponsor: Randall Thomure, Chairman of Committee

Speakers: To be announced

3:30 PM – 4:45 PM Interchange Rules Panel

Sponsor: Nichole Fimple, Executive Director Rules & Standards, Association of American Railroads

Speakers: To be announced

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

7:00 AM-2:00 PM Registration
8:00 AM-3:00 PM Exhibits Open
8:00 AM-10:00 AM Exhibit Hall Breakfast

8:30 AM – 10:15 AM Technical Presentations

Sponsor: David Cackovic, Assistant Vice President and Chief Technical Standards, TTCI

Three Presentations to be announced

Speakers: To be announced

10:15 AM – 10:30 Recess

10:30 – 12:00 PM Updates on Performance Monitoring

Sponsor: Pat Ameen, Vice President Industry Relations, Amsted Rail Company

Speakers: To be announced

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM Lunch

1:00 PM – 3:00 PM Protective Coatings Committee Presentations

Sponsor: James R. Molnar, Manager R&D, Union Tank Car Company

Speakers: To be announced

3:00 PM – 3:15 PM Recess

3:15 – 5:00 PM Presentations to be Announced

Sponsors: To be announced

Speakers: To be announced

 

 

 

PLEASE NOTE……..

The above agenda is effective as of February 12, 2018.

Please note that this agenda will change as we move closer to our conference date. Names and biographies of our speakers will be added as additional details are made available to us. Please check back regularly!