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• Exhibitor’s fee (member)                         $675        Sunday, July 17 12:30 pm
                                                                                                                115th Annual Meeting
 (Includes exhibit table, reception, breakfasts,               Amtrak Union Station, Yard and
lunch and dinner)                                              Central Dispatch Tour
• Exhibitor’s fee (non-member)                     $750        Sunday, July 17 5:30 pm
 (Includes exhibit table, reception, breakfasts,               Reception/Technical Showcase
lunch and dinner – includes registration for one company
representative plus one year membership in AARS)
                                                               Monday, July 18 7:00 am
                                                               Continental Breakfast/Technical
• Member registration                              $295        Showcase
(includes reception, breakfasts, lunch, dinner)
                                                               Monday, July 18       Noon
• Non-member registration                          $370        Annual Luncheon                                  American Association of Railroad
(same as member plus one year’s membership)
                                                               Monday, July 18
• Guest activities                                 $150        Spouse/Guest Tour
(includes reception, tour/lunch, dinner)
                                                               Monday, July 18 5:30 pm
                                                                                                                Holiday Inn at the
Total Amount Enclosed $___________
                                                               Dinner                                           Merchandise Mart
                                                               Tuesday, July 19 7:00 am
                                                               Continental Breakfast/Technical
Registration form cannot be accepted without
accompanying payment either via online
                                                               Tuesday, July 19 11:00 am                      Chicago, IL
registration or in the form of a check. If                     FRA Breakout Session: Conductor
registering by mail, send completed form and                   Certification
check in U.S. funds to AARS, PO Box 200, LaFox, IL             Tuesday, July 19 1:00 pm
60147. All reservations must be received in the                FRA Breakout Session: Reporting                  July 17-19,
AARS office by Wednesday, July 6, 2011. After                  Changes
that date, reservations will be accepted on a first-
                                                               Payment Method: 
come, first-served basis. All cancellations are
subject to a $75 service charge.                              Check Enclosed  Online

                                                           Name: ____________________________________
Hotel reservations must be made directly with the
                                                           Company Name: ____________________________           Regiister Now
                                                                                                                Reg ster Now
Holiday Inn at the Mart, Chicago, IL
                                                           Title: _____________________________________         By maiill:: PO Box 200
                                                                                                                By ma PO Box 200
Make your hotel reservation by June 30, 2011 to                                                                 LaFox IIL 60147
                                                                                                                LaFox L 60147
receive the special AARS rate of $139/night.               Address: __________________________________
                                                                                                                By fax:: 630-762-0755
                                                                                                                By fax 630-762-0755
The hotel cutoff date is June 30, 2011.                    City/State/Zip: _____________________________
If you find it necessary to cancel your hotel room                                                                             -or-
prior to the meeting, you must cancel your                 Telephone: ________________________________
reservation 72 hours prior to your scheduled
                                                                                                                Regiistter Onlliine at
                                                                                                                Reg s er On ne at
check-in date.                                             Email: ___________________________________           www..raiillroadsuperiintendents..org
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                                                           Register online at www.railroadsuperintendents.org
                                                           Or mail in or fax this form.
                                                           Mail this form with payment to:
                                                           AARS, PO Box 200 LaFox, IL 60147
AARS Annual Meeting Schedule                        Monday, July 18, 2011, continued
                                                    9:45 – 10:45 a.m.                                   Monday, July 18, 2011, continued
Sunday, July 17, 2011                               Economic Outlook of Rail Industry              to   SPOUSE/GUEST PROGRAM
                                                    Maia Pykina, Senior Manager of Forecasting and      Monday, July 18, 2011
12:30 – 4 pm: Amtrak Tour of Union Station, yard    Planning, TTX Company                               10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
and Control Center.                                                                                     Boat Tour of architectural sites, tour of Chicago
Sponsored by RailComm                               10:45 a.m. Passenger Rail Security Issues           Cultural Center and lunch at Tavern on the
                                                    Sharon Austin, Senior Corporate Director of         Green
5:30 -7:30 p.m. Registration/Reception                           Customer Affairs & Training, Metra
Technical Showcase, Exhibitor Recognition           TSA Representative to be named                      Tuesday, July 19, 2011
Sponsored by Corporate Lodging Consultants          Lisa Shahade, Chief of Police, Amtrak               7 a.m. Technical Showcase
                                                                                                        Continental Breakfast
Make sure to visit the exhibits for your chance     12:00 p.m. Annual Luncheon
to win great prizes!                                          Joe Szabo, FRA Administrator              8:00 a.m.
                                                                Sponsored by RailComm                   High Speed Rail/Passenger Rail
Monday, July 18, 2011                                                                                   George Weber, Bureau Chief, IL DOT
7 a.m. Technical Showcase                           1:15 p.m. Panel: CREATE
Continental Breakfast                               Bill Thompson, CREATE Program Manager - AAR;        8:45 a.m.
                                                    Jeff Sriver, CREATE Program Manager - Chicago       Technology Update: PTC, tracking, dispatching,
8 a.m. Opening Remarks                              Department of Transportation;                                   security, and control systems
AARS 1st Vice President, Earl Wacker                Larry Wilson, CREATE Program Manager -              ARINC representative
VP Rail, URS Corporation                            Bureau of Railroads, Illinois Department
                                                    of Transportation; Dave Grewe, Director- CTCO,      9:15 a.m. Yard Management, RailComm
Safety Briefing                                     Union Pacific Railroad
AARS 2nd Vice President, Dan Kelley                                                                     10:00 a.m. Business Session
Transportation Supt., Indiana Harbor Belt RR        2:15 p.m. Belt Railway of Chicago
                                                    Steve Hoye, Belt Railway of Chicago                 10:45 a.m. Break and Technical Showcase
James Bender, Director of Interline Mgmt.,(ret.)    2:45 p.m. FRA Hot Topics: Conductor Certification   11:00 a.m. – 2 p.m. FRA Breakout Session
Canadian Pacific RR                                 and Reporting Changes                               Session 1, 11 a.m.: Conductor Certification
                                                                                                        Session 2, 1 p.m.: Reporting Changes
President’s Address                                 3:15 p.m. Technical Showcase/Break                   Don’t miss this opportunity to meet face to face
Don Orseno, Chief Transportation Officer,                                                                with FRA representatives to gain answers to your
Metra                                               3:30 – 4:30 p.m.                                         questions about Conductor Certification,
                                                    Panel: What You Need to Know about EPA              Reporting Changes and more. Sessions are open
8:15 a.m. Charge to Superintendents                               Emissions Standard Compliance           ONLY to freight and passenger railroad, transit
Bill Tupper, Deputy Executive Director Operations   Craig Caldwell, Superintendent, Environmental,             company, and operating company
(retired), Metra                                    Amtrak; Marty Ryan, Acting Chief Mechanical                           representatives.
                                                    Officer, Metra;                                     2 p.m. Adjourn
                                                    Supplier representative TBD                                            ______________
9:15 -9:45 a.m. Technical Showcase/Break
                                                                                                                           Our thanks to
                                                    5:30 – 10:00 p.m.                                            2011 Annual Meeting Committee
                                                    Dinner along the Chicago Skyline aboard              Program Chairs: Mark Hinsdale and Earl Wacker
                                                    The Odyssey                                         Committee: Dan Kelley, Mike Sherlock, Joe
                                                    Board buses at Holiday Inn at 5:30 pm                             Garofolo, Darin Fries, Gary Shaw

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