Railway Interchange 2015 Schedule of Events

RI 2015Railway Interchange 2015 will feature several events, including indoor and outdoor exhibits displaying new rail products and services, networking events, educational sessions, and meals and receptions on the exhibit hall floor. See below for the event schedule.

 

Schedule At A Glance

Sunday, October 4
Registration 9:00am 6:00pm
Indoor Exhibits Open 1:00pm 6:00pm
  –  Exhibit Hall Reception 4:30pm 6:00pm
Yard Exhibits Open 11:00am 5:00pm
– Lunch at Rail Yard 11:30am 1:30pm
 
Monday, October 5
Registration 6:45am 6:00pm
Opening General Session (Ballroom) 7:30am 9:20am
Joint Association Coffee Break (101 B-I) 9:30am 10:00am
AREMA Opening Session 10:00am 1:30pm
CMA Conference Sessions 10:00am 4:00pm
Indoor Exhibits Open 10:00am 6:00pm
   – Exhibit Hall Lunch 12:00pm 2:00pm
   – Exhibit Hall Reception 4:30pm 6:00pm
Yard Exhibits Open 10:00am 5:00pm
  – Lunch at Rail Yard 11:30am 1:30pm
     
Tuesday, October 6
Registration 7:00am 3:00pm
CMA Conference Sessions 9:00am 4:00pm
Indoor Exhibits Open 8:00am 4:00pm
   – Exhibit Hall Breakfast 8:00am 10:00am
   – Exhibit Hall Lunch 12:00pm 2:00pm
Yard Exhibits Open 8:00am 4:00pm
  – Breakfast at Rail Yard 8:00am 9:30am
  – Lunch at Rail Yard 11:30am 1:30pm

Exhibits & Conference Sessions

The indoor exhibits and technical and educational sessions will be located at the Minneapolis Convention Center. The indoor exhibits will be hosted by the Railway Supply Institute (RSI), the Railway Engineering & Maintenance Suppliers Association (REMSA), and Railway Systems Suppliers, Inc. (RSSI).

The technical sessions will be hosted by American Railway Engineering and Maintenance-of-Way Association (AREMA) and the Coordinated Mechanical Associations (CMA). Hours have not been set for the Technical Programs but CMA sessions will be held during indoor trade show hours.

Outdoor Track Exhibits: As in 2011, the show will feature outdoor, on and off track exhibits. This year, outdoor exhibits will be held at BNSF’s Northtown Yard located less than twenty minutes from the MCC. Bus transportation will be provided to and from the Minneapolis Convention Center and Northtown Yard.  There will be no parking available at the rail yard.

Outdoor exhibits will be hosted by the Railway Supply Institute (RSI) and the Railway Engineering & Maintenance Suppliers Association (REMSA).