FREIGHT RAIL DAY 2020
"Investments in Infrastructure"

AGENDA


9:00am-9:30am        REGISTRATION and NETWORKING
                                 Monona Terrace Convention Center - Community Terrace


9:30am-9:45am        WELCOME / SAFETY BRIEFING / EVENT OVERVIEW
                                 Peter Skosey - Executive Director State Government Affairs, BNSF
                                                           President, Wisconsin Railroad Association



9:45am-10:00am      STATE RAILROAD PROGRAMS
                                 Craig Thompson - Secretary, Wisconsin Department of Transportation (invited)
                                 
                                 

10:00am-10:15am    PRIORITIES OF THE RAILROAD COMMISSION
                                 Yash Wadhwa - Wisconsin Commissioner of Railroads
                                 
                                 

10:15am-10:30am    BREAK


10:30am-11:00am   TRUCK SIZE AND WEIGHT
                                 Kyle Christianson - Director of Government Affairs, Wisconsin Counties Association


11:00am-11:15am    RAILROAD/PEDESTRIAN SAFETY & ACCESS TO PUBLIC LAND
                                 Kris Sommers, P.E. - Supervisor of Railroad Engineering & Safety, WI Dept. of Transportation
                                 
                

11:15am-11:45am    PUBLIC SAFETY & RAILROADS
                                 Representative Jesse James - Wisconsin State Legislature
                                 
                

11:45am-12:30pm    LUNCH


12:30pm-1:00pm      LEGISLATIVE ISSUES UPDATE
                                 Peter Kammer - Wisconsin Railroad Association, Government Affairs
                                 

1:00pm-2:00pm        PANEL: INVESTMENTS IN INFRASTRUCTURE
                                 Peter Skosey, BNSF - Flood Repairs
                                 Larry Lloyd, CN - Transload
                                 Ken Lucht, WSOR - Maintenance
                                 Arielle Giordano, CP - General Overview