SCORT 2011 National Meeting

Charlotte, North Carolina
Sunday, September 11, 2011

Conference Materials

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Rail—Creating Jobs Locally
Lou Jannazo, Ohio Rail Development Commission
John Rosacker, Kansas DOT
Ron Adams, Wisconsin DOT
Darrell Wilson, Norfolk Southern

Building the Rail Equipment Supply Base
Ken Uznanski, Fleet Plan Manager, Amtrak
Brian Lombardozzi, Senior Policy Analyst, BlueGreen Alliance

Section 209
David Kutrosky, Managing Director, Capitol Corridor JPA
Chad Edison, Federal Railroad Administration

Economic Development
Kevin Keller, American Railway Development Association

P3s for Passenger Rail
Emerick Corsi, President, Forest City
Al Engel, Vice President, High-Speed Rail Amtrak

Innovations in High-Speed and Intercity Passenger Rail
Stephen Gardner, Vice President Policy, Amtrak
Emmett Fremaux, Vice President Marketing, Amtrak
Paul Vilter, Assistant Vice President Host Railroads, Amtrak

Tuesday Lunch
Lester M. Passa, Vice President— Strategic Planning, CSX

Rail Research
Chris Jenks, Transportation Research Board
Kevin Kesler, Federal Railroad Administration
Jim McMinimee, AASHTO

Passenger Rail Agreements
Gene Skoropowski, HNTB
Patricia Quinn, Northern New England Passenger Rail Authority
Patrick Simmons, North Carolina DOT

Strategies for Integrating Freight Rail in State Transportation Planning
North Carolina Logistics Study: Dr. George List, Dean of Engineering, North Carolina State University
The Railroad Perspective: Adam Nordstrom, Chambers, Conlan & Hartwell

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