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2020 Annual Meeting
March 4 - March 5
Our annual conference, ‘2020 Precision Vision’, will be held at the Moody Gardens Hotel on Galveston Island, Texas, on March 4-5. We have a great agenda planned and are expecting a huge crowd. Hope to see you there!
Register Here! Agenda RR 301 Syllabus Golf Info & Directions
Registration List by Last Name Registration List by Company Golf Registration List
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2020 Annual Sponsorship Form Event Sponsorship Form Golf Sponsorship Form
We are also bringing back our vendor tabletop exhibition with the ‘2020 Showcase’, running concurrently with the conference on Thursday, March 5.
List of 2020 Showcase Exhibitors
Moody Gardens is completely sold out for the night of Wednesday, March 4th!
- There may be some limited availability on Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday nights.
- Please call Moody Gardens directly at 888-388-8484 to check availability and rates.
Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer; Union Pacific Railroad
Lance M. Fritz is Union Pacific chairman, president and chief executive officer. He became chairman of the board effective October 1, 2015. Fritz became president and chief executive officer February 5, 2015, when he also was elected to the...
Board Member; Surface Transportation Board
Patrick Fuchs was sworn in on January 17, 2019, as a Member of the Board for a term of office expiring on January 17, 2024, following his confirmation by the United States Senate on January 2, 2019. Prior to his...
Washington Analyst; Pro Farmer & Farm Journal
From his office near Washington, DC, Jim Wiesemeyer contributes daily to Pro Farmer’s online website at profarmer.com, providing members with the latest information on agricultural policy and trade developments. He also is a participant in Farm Journal’s Agri-Talk radio program,...
Tommy Spaulding is all about living and leading from the heart. His genuine love of people has led him to a lifetime of teaching others the value of building deep and lasting authentic relationships that will change their organizations and...
Chief Economist; SAK Economics, LLC
Sam is chief economist at SAK Economics, LLC. He was chief economist at BNSF Railway from November 2002 to April 2018, when he retired from BNSF after 30 years at the railroad. He is a certified business economist (CBE)...
President; CSX Corporation (Retired)
Clarence Gooden is the recently retired President of CSX Corporation. Mr. Gooden served as President of CSX Corporation from September 2015 until February 15, 2017. As Vice Chairman of CSX and consultant to the board and CEO until May 31,...
President; Bourque Logistics
Steve Bourque graduated from Texas A&M University in 1983, spent two years in the Peace Corps in the Caribbean, and founded Bourque Logistics in Dallas in 1989. The company and staff of 85, now headquartered in The Woodlands, Texas, serves...
Vice President & General Manager; Intellitrans
Ken Sherman is Vice President and General Manager of IntelliTrans, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Roper Technologies. Ken has been with IntelliTrans since 2003 and has served as leader of the business since November of 2014. Prior to IntelliTrans, Ken was...
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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