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2018 Annual Meeting

February 20, 2018 @ 8:00 am - February 21, 2018 @ 5:00 pm

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Meeting & Golf Registration AgendaSan Antonio Registrations 2018San Antonio Golf Results 2018

RR 201 – Syllabus

RR 501 – Syllabus

Golf Outing and Sponsorship Information

Annual Sponsorship Form

 

Save the dates, February 20 & 21, 2018, to attend SWARS’ 2018 Annual Meeting!

Check back in early December for Agenda, Registration forms and other meeting information.

Hotel Information

Grand Hyatt San Antonio

600 East Market Street

San Antonio, TX 78205

Phone: (210) 451-6167

We have set aside a block of rooms at the Grand Hyatt San Antonio, located on the San Antonio Riverwalk in downtown San Antonio.  Our Group Rate is $209/night..  Rates are good from February 17 through February 22.  Group Rate Cut-Off Date is January 30, 2018.  Reservation requests made after the Cut-Off Date will be based on availability at Hotel’s prevailing rates.

SWARS Attendees staying at the Grand Hyatt will receive the following:

  • Complimentary Basic Internet Service for all guest rooms during their stay
  • $20.00 self-parking for overnight guests (regularly $29.00)

To make your Grand Hyatt San Antonio room reservations, click below.

Reserve Your Room

No event registration refunds after January 31, 2018.

Our Rail Class 501 is SOLD OUT!

Our Golf Outing is FULL; no more golf registrations are being accepted.

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Dan Smith

Chief Executive Officer; Watco Companies

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Kenny Rocker

Executive Vice President - Markeing & Sales; Union Pacfic Railroad

Kenny Rocker was appointed executive vice president Marketing and Sales in August 2018. He is responsible for the company’s four major business units: Agriculture, Energy, Industrial and Premium, including Union Pacific’s Mexico business. He also oversees the railroad's Customer Care...

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Anthony ' Tony' Hatch

Principal; ABH Consulting

Anthony “Tony” Hatch has been a senior transportation analyst on Wall Street for over thirty years, starting at major financial institutions (Salomon Brothers; Argus, PaineWebber, NatWest Markets) prior to starting his independent analyst/consultantcy in 1999, working with research sales partners...

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Kim Becking

Motivational Keynote Speaker; Momentum Motivation, LLC

Kim Becking is an engaging, high-energy, fun and impactful motivational keynote speaker, change and leadership expert, executive coach and award-winning author who helps others build a Momentum Mindset® so they can conquer change, boost resilience and accelerate success no matter...

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David Morgan

Senior Vice President, Polymers & Specialties; Chevron Phillips Chemical Company

David E. (Dave) Morgan is Senior Vice President, Polymers and Specialties.  He came to this position in 2017 after spending the previous two years as the Senior Vice President of the Polymers business. Dave came to CPChem from Phillips Petroleum...

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Michael J Naatz

Executive Vice President & Chief Marketing Officer; Kansas City Southern Railway

Mr. Naatz is executive vice president and chief marketing officer of Kansas City Southern (KCS) (NYSE: KSU).  In this role, he is responsible for sales, marketing, customer solutions and business development activities.  Headquartered in Kansas City, Missouri, KCS is a...

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Jeff Lytle

President; CIT Rail

Jeff Lytle was appointed the incoming president of CIT’s Rail business, effective April 1, 2018.  Prior to the appointment, he was senior vice president in charge of leasing for CIT’s tank, plastic hopper and boxcar railcar portfolios. He joined CIT...

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Jeff Norwood

General Manager, Port Terminal Railroad

Jeff Norwood started his career in 1979 as a Switchman/Conductor with the Santa Fe Railroad. During his career with the Santa Fe and BNSF Jeff held various positions including Yardmaster, Trainmaster, Terminal Superintendent and Division Superintendent throughout the central and...

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John Schmitter

President & Founder - KEP LLC

John is the President and founder of transportation consulting firm KEP LLC.  John works with industrial companies, energy producers, transportation companies and government agencies on transportation issues including transportation strategy, transportation rate and contract negotiations, rail cost analysis, rail and...

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Details

Start:
February 20, 2018 @ 8:00 am
End:
February 21, 2018 @ 5:00 pm

Venue

Grand Hyatt San Antonio
600 East Market Street
San Antonio, TX 78205 United States
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Phone:
(210) 224-1234
Website:
https://sanantonio.grand.hyatt.com/en/hotel/home.html

Organizer

Jack Dail
Phone:
425-818-8240
Email:
swars@swrailshippers.com
SWARS Rail Shippers

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