The 2017 ARDA Executive Forum kicked off our theme of "Get Connected," meant to highlight the importance of both our 2017 event sites (Atlanta and Memphis) to the national rail network and the opportunity for all ARDA members and event attendees to connect with fellow members of the railroad industry. Our final attendee list for the Forum can be found here.
The 2017 ARDA Executive Forum took place on January 24-25, 2017 at Norfolk Southern's Goode Building (1200 Peachtree St NE) in Atlanta, Georgia. The full Forum program can be downloaded here. On Tuesday (January 24) the Forum began with lunch and registration at 11:30am, feature our education program through the afternoon, and end with a reception paired with tours of Norfolk Southern's Enterprise Command Center and Locomotive Control Center. Wednesday (January 25) featured further presentations and panels in the morning, with the Executive Forum adjourning at Noon.
The Executive Forum featured presentations on a number of timely issues within the railroad industry. These include:
Additionally, three roundtable discussions were hosted by our Topic Sections. They are:
The 2017 ARDA Executive Forum was held at the Norfolk Southern Goode Building (1200 Peachtree St NE) in Atlanta, GA from January 24-25, 2017