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Rick Webb

Watco's Webb To Receive 2022 Railroad Innovator Award

Progressive Railroading and RailTrends® have named Watco Executive Chairman Rick Webb the 2022 recipient of the Railroad Innovator Award, which recognizes an individual's outstanding achievement in the rail industry.

Previous Railroad Innovator Award winners include CN's JJ Ruest, CSX's Jim Foote, Kansas City Southern's Pat Ottensmeyer, Association of American Railroads' Ed Hamberger, Genesee & Wyoming Inc.'s Jack Hellmann, CN's Claude Mongeau, CSX's Michael Ward, Canadian Pacific's Keith Creel, Norfolk Southern Corp.'s Wick Moorman, Union Pacific Corp.'s Jim Young, KCS's Mike Haverty, BNSF Railway Co.'s Matt Rose and CN's Hunter Harrison.

2022 Agenda

Tuesday, November 15

8:00AM
Welcome
8:15AM
Fireside Chat: State of the Industry

Chuck Baker President ASLRRA

Ian Jefferies President and Chief Executive Officer Association of American Railroads

9:00AM
Rounding the First Bend in the Growth Journey

Adriene Bailey Partner Oliver Wyman

9:45AM
Morning Networking Break
10:15AM
RailPulse Update

Michael McClellan Sr. Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer Norfolk Southern Corporation

Eric Monger Vice President KBX Rail

Josh Perkes Vice President LOUP Logistics (A UP Subsidiary)

David Shannon General Manager RailPulse

10:45AM
Kansas City Southern

Patrick Ottensmeyer President and Chief Executive Officer Kansas City Southern

11:30AM
Networking Lunch
1:00PM
CP

Keith Creel President and Chief Executive Officer CP

1:30PM
The Market's Impact on Rail

Rick Paterson Managing Director, Equity Division Loop Capital Markets

Lawrence Gross President and Founder Gross Transportation Consulting

Tony Hatch Senior Transportation Analyst ABH Consulting

2:15PM
Rail Industry Update

James Foote Outgoing President and Chief Executive Officer CSX

2:45PM
Aurizon

Andrew Harding Managing Director and CEO Aurizon

3:15PM
Afternoon Networking Break
3:45PM
Short Line Viewpoint

Eric Jakubowski Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer Anacostia Rail Holdings Company

Stefan Loeb Executive Vice President & Chief Commercial Officer Watco Companies, LLC

Michael Miller President, North America Genesee & Wyoming Inc.

Justin Broyles Executive Vice President, Commercial Affairs R.J. Corman

Henry Posner, III Chairman RDC

4:45PM
Railcar Counts

Richard (Dick) Kloster President Integrity Rail Partners

5:30PM
Cocktail Reception

Wednesday, November 16

8:15AM
CN

Tracy Robinson President and Chief Executive Officer CN

8:45AM
Surface Transportation Viewpoint

Martin J. Oberman Chairman Surface Transportation Board

9:15AM
Industry Viewpoints

Ashley Wieland President NRC

Urszula Soucie, CEM President REMSA

Marc Brazeau President and Chief Executive Officer Railway Association of Canada

Patty Long President Railway Supply Institute

10:00AM
NS

Ed Elkins Executive Vice President & Chief Marketing Officer Norfolk Southern

10:30AM
Networking Break
10:45AM
2022 Railroad Innovator of the Year

Rick Webb Executive Chairman Watco

11:15AM
Union Pacific

Rahul Jalali Senior Vice President-Information Technologies and Chief Information Officer Union Pacific

2022 Speaker Lineup

Including 5 Class Is!

A Platinum-Level Event

RailTrends returns for its 17th year and is the "must attend" event of the year for railroad professionals and stakeholders.

Speakers

Our agenda is carefully crafted and composed of some of the most renowned executives in the industry who are eager to share their thoughts and insights. You'll hear the perspectives of Class Is, Regionals and Short Lines.

Timely

RailTrends captures the pulse of the rail industry. This two-day event is your opportunity to hear first hand the latest news on the economics, technologies, operations and directions in rail.

Numerous Networking Opportunities

Our networking opportunities are unmatched, giving you the opportunity to meet and mingle with the industry elite. Expand your professional network and participate in powerful discussions and dive into all that RailTrends has to offer.

With two days of thought provoking sessions, discussions and debates, you'll gain a newfound clarity on where the industry is going.

A Unique Rail Event

Brought to you by

Tony Hatch
Senior Transportation Analyst
ABH Consulting

This conference was designed for rail people by rail people.

The Venue

Marriott Marquis

The newly renovated New York Marriott Marquis is an iconic fixture of Times Square and brilliantly captures the vibrant energy and spirit of Manhattan. Located on West 46th Street and Broadway, this hotel places guests near some of NYC's most exciting attractions including Rockefeller Center, Radio City Music Hall and the Theater District.

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Sponsors

Platinum Sponsor
Oliver Wyman
Presenting Railroad Sponsors
Union Pacific
CP
Kansas City Southern
CSX
Norfolk Southern
CN
Gold Sponsors
Danella
Greenbrier
Herzog
RailWorks

Tideworks
Trinity Rail
Silver Sponsors
Holland
Loram
Meritus
RJ Corman
Andrew Stahl
Wabtec Corporation
Cocktail Reception Sponsor

Contact Us

Questions About The Event

Amy Brown

Director of Events and Education
(414) 228-7701 ext 458
amy.brown@tradepress.com

Questions About Sponsorship

Kirk Bastyr

Publisher
(502) 500-3524
kirk.bastyr@tradepress.com