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American Public Transportation Association

 2016 Rail Conference


The 2016 Rail Conference is scheduled for June 19-22, 2016, at the Sheraton Grand Phoenix, 340 N 3rd Street, Phoenix, AZ.

About This Conference

For all rail modes – urban, commuter, high-speed, and intercity – this technical conference features sessions on technology, operations, maintenance, safety & security, planning, finance, capital projects, workforce development, and more. Experience the latest industry advances at the Products & Services Showcase and join the technical tours. 

Who should attend: rail agency staff, mid-level and executive management, board members, government agency staff, suppliers, consultants, an contactors  ​​​​​​


 2015 Rail Conference Photos

More than 1,200 participants registered for APTA’s 2015 Rail Conference, Salt Lake City, June 21-24. The Opening General Session drew a standing-room-only crowd. Photos by Steve Barrett Photography
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 Future Conference Dates



  • June 11-14, 2017
    Baltimore, MD

 APTA Contacts


Meeting Registration

Kwakuita Spence
(202) 496-4845

Showcase Floor Access Registration

Kwakuita Spence
(202) 496-4845

Showcase Booth Reservation

Marcus Eng
(202) 496-4874

Conference Hotel/Logistics

Anitha Atkins
(202) 496-4839

Educational Sessions

Lynne Morsen
(202) 496-4853

Call for Papers

Cheryl Pyatt
(202) 496-4875

Sponsorship Opportunities

Heather Rachels
(202) 496-4838

If you're on Twitter, use the official conference hashtag #APTArail16

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