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Monday, September 10, 8:00 AM - 8:45 AM

  • Room: 204
Join LRW for thier kickoff session at RSI/CMA 2018. Learn how CN managers Alice Peres Da Silva and Roquita Coleman-Williams have cultivated dynamic rail careers with this Class I Railroad  through internal collaboration, corporate entrepreneurship and external engagement.  Forbes Magazine encourages professionals to change jobs every 3-5 years. For women... ...read more...
Speaker(s)
Speaker
Alice Peres da Silva
Sr. Manager Customs Brokerage
CN
Speaker
Roquita Coleman-Williams
Manager of Supply Chain Solutions
CN
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    Monday, September 10, 9:05 AM - 9:50 AM

    • Room: 204
    Tweet us at @Railway_Women Hashtags: #WomenInRail #LRW2018 #RSICMA18...
    Speaker(s)
    Speaker
    Shannon Emberly
    Program Supervisor
    CN Railway
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      Monday, September 10, 10:05 AM - 10:30 AM

      • Room: 204
      As rail industry professionals, we all know the importance of grade crossing safety, but how can we teach our communities about safety on the rails? Nicole will talk through the decisions that occur before, during and after a possible collision at a grade crossing and how being conscious of your... ...read more...
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      Speaker
      Nicole Jackson
      Assistant Vice President Engineering
      CTC, Inc.
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        Monday, September 10, 10:35 AM - 11:15 AM

        • Room: 204
        Looking back at her career, Jenny's biggest growth spurts occurred when she was in uncharted territories and choppy waters. In this session, Jenny Carr President of L&W Industries, will discuss how to survive and succeed in your career when you aren't sure exactly what you're doing or what's next. You... ...read more...
        Speaker(s)
        Speaker
        Jenny Carr
        President
        L & W Industries, LLC
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          Monday, September 10, 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM

          • Room: Exhibit Hall, Booth 225
          Join the League of Railway Women in the expo hall of our first ever Rail Learning Lab presentation. Karen Hankinson of RailPros will focus on strategies for working with public agencies to enhance safety at grade crossings.  Attendees will learn: General highway authority basics, How to review existing grade... ...read more...
          Speaker(s)
          Speaker
          Karen Hankinson
          Vice President
          RailPros, Inc.
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            Monday, September 10, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

            • Room: Davidson Ballroom, Level 1M
            Open to all event attendees, the RSI/CMA 2018 keynote address will be given by Federal Railroad Administrator, Ron Batory. He will speak on the state of the rail industry and plans for future transportation projects and regulations. The League of Railway Women will also give out the 2018 Outstanding Woman in... ...read more...
            Speaker(s)
            Moderator
            Mike O'Malley
            President
            Railway Supply Institute
            Keynote
            Ronald Batory
            Administrator
            Federal Railroad Administration
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              Monday, September 10, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

              • Room: Davidson Ballroom, Level 1M
              If you’ve been wondering how topical political issues and outcomes can affect your comany and industry as a whole, join RSI and our four policy experts for an open conversation. Discussion topics will include the impact of trade negotiations, innovation in rail technology, what to expect in the U.S. mid-term elections, and... ...read more...
              Speaker(s)
              Speaker
              Andrew Brady
              Assistant Vice President of Government Affairs
              Association of American Railroads
              Speaker
              Jane Covington
              Resident Vice President, State Government Affairs
              CSX
              Speaker
              Jo Strang
              Senior Vice President, Safety & Regulatory Policy
              ASLRRA
              Moderator
              Nicole Brewin
              VP of Government Affairs
              Railway Supply Institute
              Speaker
              Scott Mason
              Senior Policy Advisor
              Holland & Knight
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                Monday, September 10, 3:45 PM - 4:30 PM

                • Room: 204
                Have you ever wondered how someone got involved in the rail industry?  Or, how they got into the position that they currently hold? Come listen and learn from our diverse panel of women at very different levels in their careers. They will take us down their career paths and provide... ...read more...
                Speaker(s)
                Speaker
                Anna Albers
                Senior Engineer - Track
                Amtrak
                Moderator
                Colleen Leonardo
                Project Coordinator
                PNR RailWorks, Inc.
                Speaker
                Erica Sander
                PAC Manager, Public Affairs Specialist
                Trinity Industries, Inc.
                Speaker
                Lauren Sullivan
                Manager, Shortline Development
                Union Pacific Railroad
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                  Tuesday, September 11, 8:15 AM - 9:00 AM

                  • Room: 204
                  Alison Brayman is an Assistant Chief Engineer of Signals and Communications at CP Rail. Her presentation will take a look at what CP has done to update testing processes within Signals and Communications (S&C) that had virtually been identical for decades prior to the creation of a testing and commissioning... ...read more...
                  Speaker(s)
                  Speaker
                  Alison Brayman
                  Assistant Chief Engineer of Signals and Communications
                  CP Rail
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                    Tuesday, September 11, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

                    • Room: 204
                    Join the League of Railway Women for our 2018 annual membership meeting. LRW President Tanis Peterson (Railway Assoc. of Canada) will preside. We will talk about the changes LRW has made in the past year and what we're planning moving forward to help drive our mission to connect and cultivate... ...read more...
                    Speaker(s)
                    Speaker
                    Tanis Peterson
                    Senior Director of Regulatory Affairs
                    Railway Association of Canada
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                      Tuesday, September 11, 10:15 AM - 11:00 AM

                      • Room: 204
                      Numerous studies shown that a diverse array of backgrounds results in higher-quality decision making, improved performance, and aversion to groupthink. Our all-star group of panelists will share opportunities and challenges in creating a workplace that is both diverse and inclusive. Our panelists will discuss the importance of diversity in the workforce... ...read more...
                      Speaker(s)
                      Moderator
                      Anamaria Bonilla
                      Assistant Chief Engineer
                      Metro-North Railroad
                      Speaker
                      Debbie Taylor
                      Executive Recruiter & Management Consultant
                      Edna A. Rice Executive Recruiters, Inc.
                      Speaker
                      Katie Hadenfeldt
                      Senior Vice President, Sales
                      GATX
                      Speaker
                      Stephanie Noel
                      Vice President, Human Resources & Chief Diversity Officer
                      CSX
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                        Tuesday, September 11, 12:30 PM - 3:00 PM

                        • Room: CSX Radnor Yard
                        The League of Railway Women (LRW) will conclude their 2018 annual conference with a tour CSX's Radnor Yard located about 10 miles from downtown Nashville. The group will depart via bus from Music City Center at 12:30pm. Attendees will be required to wear closed-toe shoes, pants, and sign a waiver. Tour... ...read more...
                        Speaker(s)
                        Speaker
                        Jane Covington
                        Resident Vice President, State Government Affairs
                        CSX
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