Pedestrian Rail Safety Symposium Agenda

June 22, 2010


Topic & Speaker

1:00 PM

Call to Order and Symposium Introduction

Ian Savage, Assistant Chair, Department of Economics, Northwestern University and Professor of Transportation, The Transportation Center

1:10 PM

Opening Remarks and Setting the Stage

James J. Cowhey Jr.
, Mayor, City of Lake Forest

Norm Carlson
, Chairman, Carlson Consulting International LLC and Moderator, Transportation Center Sandhouse Rail Group

1:30 PM


Reilly McCarren, National Chair, Operation Lifesaver

Michael Bennett, Federal Railroad Administration

Ian Savage, Transportation Center, Northwestern University

Clarke Caywood, Professor of Integrated Marketing Communications, Medill School of Journalism, Northwestern University

2:15 PM


2:30 PM

Breakout Discussion Groups

3:45 PM

Reconvene to Plenary Session

4:00 PM

Breakout Group Presentations

4:45 PM

Concluding Remarks and Next Steps - Norm Carlson

5:00 PM

Formal Adjournment