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Registration for the 2011 Rail Conference has closed, but you can still register on-site at the conference.

Not sure if you are registered for this conference? Log in to MyAPTA, then go to My Transactions and Events to see a list of all the events you have registered for.

Important Dates

  • Early Fee Deadline – May 6, 2011
  • Refund Deadline – May 13, 2011
  • Deadline for Your Name on Registration List – May 27, 2011
  • Pre-registration Deadline – June 6, 2011
  • On-site Registration – June 12-15, 2011

Registration Types

Member Registration

  • $575 per person - on or before May 6, 2011
  • $625 per person - after May 6, 2011

Your fee for the entire 2011 Rail Conference is $575 per person if payment is received on or before May 6, 2011. After May 6, the registration fee is $625 per person.

Non-member Registration

  • $1125 per person

Non-members may attend for a special fee. The special fee is the late registration fee plus $500 (Applied to dues if you join within 3 months). Call APTA's Membership Department (202-496-4800) for details.

Spouse/Guest Fees

  • $125 per person

Spouses or guests may attend for a fee of $125 per person. This rate is not applicable to fellow employees or industry professionals.

Products & Services Showcase-Only Registration

  • $100 per person (breakfast & lunch included)

Exhibitor personnel, as well as anyone wishing to just walk the show floor, can register for the Product & Services Showcase only. Please note: This badge will only give you access to the exhibit floor. No conference sessions or other meal functions are included.

Rail Rodeo Awards Banquet

The International Rail Rodeo Awards Banquet will be held on Sunday, June 12 from 7:00-9:00 p.m. Tickets may be purchased during the registration process for $75 each.

New & Small Starts Workshop

The workshop will be held on Wednesday, June 15, from 1:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Registration Fee for this Workshop:

  • Free - Rail Conference attendees (but you still must register separately for the workshop)
  • $75 - anyone not attending the conference

If you did not pre-register for this workshop, please do so at the APTA registration desk at the conference.

Conference Registration Desk

Admission to all scheduled activities requires a name badge. If you pre-registered, bring your ExpressPass to the registration desk located at Boston Marriott Copley Place during registration hours:

Saturday, June 11 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Sunday, June 12 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Monday, June 13 7 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Tuesday, June 14 7 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Wednesday, June 15    8 a.m. – 12 p.m.

Conference registrants’ tote bags compliments of CH2M Hill.

Conference badge lanyards compliments of GJB Consulting LLC.

Cancellation Policy

Registration fees will be refunded if a request is received in writing no later than May 13, 2011. A 20% cancellation fee will be withheld. There will be no refunds after the May 13 deadline.

In the event of a serious illness or emergency, you may qualify to have the registration fee, minus a 20% processing fee, applied to a future conference (must be used within one year) if your request is receive in writing no later than June 27, 2011. There will be no credits after the June 27 deadline.

You may transfer your registration fee at any time without penalty to another person in your organization attending the 2011 Rail Conference.

Registration Questions?

For registration assistance, please call (800) 893-7949.




Pre-registration has closed, but you can still register on-site at the conference.




For registration assistance, please call (800) 893-7949.

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