2015 Past Sandhouse Events

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Date

Speaker

Title and Links

12/09/2015

Anthony B. Hatch
Senior Transportation Analyst and Financial Consultant
ABH Consulting

Railroad Renaissance: Dead or Alive?

Flyer with Speaker Bio (PDF)
Presentation (PDF)

11/12/2015

David Burns
Raiiroad Industrial Engineering Consultant

The Business Case for Higher Speed Freight Trains

Flyer with Speaker Bio (PDF)

Presentation (PDF)

FRA Report (PDF)

10/01/2015

Amtrak Blue Ribbon Panel Meeting
DePaul University

Flyer (PDF)
Summary with Event Photos (HTML)

09/16/2015

Railway Study Association Program

Program with Speaker Bios (PDF)
Presentations

6/25/2015

Ed Ellis
President
Iowa Pacific Holdings

Restricting Signals Ahead

Flyer with Speaker Bio (PDF)
Presentation (PDF)

5/7/2015

Gene Harmon
CEO (Ret.)
Speedlink Corp.

Market Development - Pre & Post Staggers 

Flyer with Speaker Bio (PDF)
Presentation (PDF)

4/16/2015

John (Jack) Barriger
Trustee
John W. Barriger III National Railroad Library

Civil War Railroads

Flyer with Speaker Bio (PDF)

2/26/2015

Joseph L. Schofer
Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering; Associate Dean, McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science
Northwestern University

Potholes or Tolls? Perspectives on Transportation Finance

Flyer with Speaker Bio (PDF)
Presentation (PDF)

1/22/2015

Donald A. Orseno
Executive Director
Metra

Bill Thompson
Program Manager
CREATE

Metra and Create: Making a Difference in Chicago

Flyer with Speaker Bios (PDF)