Burlington

MONDAY SEPTEMBER 30th, 2019

18:00 – NEARS/VRS Dinner Train - More information will be available soon! Save the date and plan to come to NEARS early!


TUESDAY OCTOBER 1st, 2019

15:00 – Registration Opens

17:30 – The Joseph & Eileen Gearin Networking Reception

19:00 – Dinner On Your Own in Fabulous Burlington

WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 2nd, 2019

07:00 – Breakfast Starts (Available until 08:30)

07:30 – Registration Re-Opens

08:00 – Welcome to NEARS and Safety Briefing
Jason Seidl, Managing Director, Cowen & Company

08:30 – The Tony and Jason Show – Town Hall Style, including Cowen Survey
Tony Hatch, Principal, ABH Consulting
Jason Seidl, Managing Director, Cowen & Company

09:30 – Surface Transportation Board - PSR and Implications for Shippers

10:15 – Networking Break & Vendor Fair

10:45 – LNG Growing Business in the Northeast
Intro: Jack Rudnicki, Manager Sales, BNSF Railway
Joshua Soles, Canadian Business Development Manager, BNSF Railway

NOON – NEARS Networking Lunch and Vendor Fair

13:30 – Rail Shipper Technology Panel
Lindsay English, Director Project Management, ICL Systems
Wilbon Etheridge, Senior Account Executive, GE Transportation

14:30 – Customer Service
Intro: Todd Moulton, Senior Account Manager, CSXT
Arthur Adams, Vice President, Sales & Customer Engagement, CSXT

15:15 – Networking Break and Vendor Fair

15:45 – Multi-Modal Town Hall Panel - Shipper, Rail Carrier, Truck Carrier

16:45 – Cowen Short Survey Wrap-Up
Jason Seidl, Managing Director, Cowen & Company

17:00 – Nears Transition Plan, Presentation and Awards

18:00 – The Joseph & Eileen Gearin Networking Reception

19:30 – Dinner On Your Own In Fabulous Burlington

THURSDAY OCTOBER 3rd, 2019

07:30 – Special Networking Breakfast Starts (Available Until 08:30)

08:00 – A Special Breakfast with an Industry Professional - Hard-Hitting Commentary on Rail Today

09:00 – Shippers Speak Out on Today's Important Issues

10:00 – Closing Remarks and William J. Donovan Memorial Drawing