2008 Past Sandhouse Events

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Date

Speaker

Title and Links

12/04/2008

Adam Inselbuch
Managing Director, Investment Banking
Credit Suisse, New York

Sandhouse Rail Group Luncheon Meeting:
"Annual Financial Update of the Transportation Industry"
Presentation (PDF)

11/18/2008

Jim McClellan
Vice President
Woodside Consulting

Presentation: "This Too Shall Pass"
Rail Freight and Passenger Services in Light of the Recession and Mounting Deficits
Full Presentation (PDF - 24.3 MB)
[Slides 1-19] - [Slides 20-42]

10/28/2008

Field Trip to Belt Railway of Chicago Clearing Yard
Hosts: Patrick J. O’Brien
President, Belt Railway of Chicago

09/16/2008

Ron Sucik
The Tioga Group

"'Containerized Intermodal Goods Movement Assessment (CIGMA)' with special emphasis on the rail impacts of the study"

Presentation (PDF)

08/12/2008

David Rohal
SVP and COO, RailAmerica
President, of the Florida East Coast Railway

"A discussion with the Sandhouse Rail Group of the Transportation Center"

Presentation (PDF - 12 MB)

06/25/2008

Christopher P.L. Barkan
Associate Professor
George Krambles Faculty Fellow
Director - Railroad Engineering Program
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

"Recent Developments in North American Railroad Tank Car Safety"

Presentation pt. 1 (PDF - 31 MB)
Presentation pt. 2 (PDF - 24 MB)

05/12/2008

William C. Sippel
Fletcher & Sippel LLC

"What in the World Is Going On at the STB?"

Presentation (PDF)

04/09/2008

Tom Hoback
President & CEO, Indiana Railroad Company
Erin Cully
Student Intern

"The Intern and the CEO"

Presentation (PDF)

02/27/2008

Jim Kveradas
Director for Corporate Development for the CN

"Proposed purchase of the Elgin, Joliet & Eastern Railroad by the Canadian National"

Presentation (PDF) (Kveradas)
Presentation (PDF) (Giblin)

02/21/2008

Mike Shiffer, PhD
Clinical Associate Professor
University of Illinois, Chicago)

"Emerging Technologies and Mass Transit Planning: Moving Bits to Move People"

Presentation (PDF)

01/28/2008

Mike Blazsak
Senior Counsel to Earth Tech, Inc.

"Future of the Rail Carload Business: Loose-Car Railroading"

Presentation (PDF)