2013 Executive Forum

Session Topics, Speakers and Presentations

Forum Program 1: Economic Stimulus: Tower 55 and GE Plant

Jay Chapa, Director, Fort Worth Economic Development

Forum Program 2: Beyond Utility Corridors

David Rankin, Senior General Attorney, BNSF Railway Co.

Forum Program 3: Update on Texas Rail Program: Rail Spur Industrial State Funding State Comparison, HSR and Rail Challenges & Opportunities

Jennifer Moczygemba, Rail System Section Director, TXDOT

Forum Program 4: Transit in North Central Texas

Tom Shelton, Senior Program Manager, Transportation Department, North Central Texas Council of Governments

Forum Program 5: Environmental Challenges in Major Railroad Facility projects

Thomas Schmidt, Director Engineering Services, BNSF Railway Co.
David Flick, Principal, Terra Technologies, Inc.

Forum Program 6: Sustainability Approach at BNSF

John Lovenburg, VP Environmental, BNSF Railway Co.

Forum Program 7: Alliance and Beyond

Skip Kalb, Jr., Director Strategic Development, BNSF Railway Co.
Kristine Williams, Director Economic Development Strategic Programs, BNSF Railway Co.


The ARDA 2013 Executive Forum was held at the BNSF Railway Campus Headquarters in Ft. Worth, TX from February 12-13, 2013.

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