2020 Virtual Annual Conference

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Monday, October 19 to Friday, October 23, 2020
Connecting & Cultivating Women in Rail

The League of Railway Women (LRW) 2020 annual conference is going virtual!
Our 5-day conference will feature two sessions on each day with networking events.
Agenda preview below and registration details coming soon!

Sessions

Monday, October 19, 2020
  • Welcome & Opening Remarks: Amanda Trainor Patrick, LRW President and VP of Trade Shows, Programs & Board Relations, Railway Supply Institute (RSI)
  • Keynote: Jean Savage, CEO of Trinity Industries
  • Inner Leadership Panel: Jennifer McManus, Controller at GATX; Kim Sass, VP of HR at Wi-Tronix; Regina Barringer, General Manager at Cummins
Tuesday, October 20, 2020
  • Rail 101 Educational Presentation: Connie Nordhues-Bieber, Co-Founder of Railway Advantage Solutions
  • Future of Sustainability In Rail Panel
  • Social Session: Hosted by Michele Malski, Founder, President of Succession Planning for Railroads Investing in the Next Generation (SPRING)
Wednesday, October 21, 2020
  • Meditation & Yoga: Cathrin Banks, President of The Maryland and Delaware Railroad Company
  • LRW Railway Woman of the Year Awards Presentation
  • Rail & Analytics: Luisa Fernandez-Willey, Senior Economist at the Association of American Railroads (AAR)
Thursday, October 22, 2020
  • Project Management: Senior Project Analyst at Trinity Industries
  • Rail Technology Panel: Kim Bowling, Director of Mechanical at CSX; Jenni Moore, Project Manager at Bartlett & West; Mihir Phadke, Product Manager at Wi-Tronix; Michelle Ardron, Senior Specialist Network Operations at VIA Rail
  • Social Session: Hosted by Michele Malski, Founder, President of Succession Planning for Railroads Investing in the Next Generation (SPRING)
Friday, October 23, 2020
  • Personal Stories of Women In Rail
  • Leveraging LinkedIn for Rail Careers

Registration

Registration Fee
  • $25 Members / $50 Non-Members
Registration Link

More Information

If you'd like to learn more please email events@railwaywomen.org with questions or to be added to our LRW email list.