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 Schedule at a Glance

This page is an overview of the conference schedule. 

See Program & Committee Meetings for details.
 

The program of educational sessions is organized by six tracks of study:

Track 1: State of Good Repair, Capital Programs & Infrastructure Maintenance
Track 2: Systems Engineering, Innovation & Operations
Track 3: Vehicles, Mechanical Systems & Vehicle Maintenance
Track 4: Safety, Security & Emergency Preparedness
Track 5: Planning, Sustainability & Finance
Track 6: Organization & Workforce Development​

Please note that this schedule is preliminary and subject to change.
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Saturday, June 22   Sunday, June 23   Monday, June 24   Tuesday, June 25   Wednesday, June 26   

Saturday, June 22

7 a.m. - 2 p.m.

INTERNATIONAL RAIL RODEO COMPETITION

8 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Committee Meetings

9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

SMS & Safety Seminar: Modern Approach to Safety & Safety Culture

11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Conference Registration Desk

  • Host Information Desk

Sunday, June 23

7 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Committee Meetings

7:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Conference Registration Desk

    Lanyards sponsored by GIRO Inc.
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  • Host Information Desk

  • Moderators/Speakers & AV Preview Room

  • Standards Program Information Desk

  • TCRP Information Desk

3 - 5 p.m.

Mid-Level Manager Workshop: Change Champion Training

5:30 - 7:30 p.m.

Welcome to Toronto Reception at the Products & Services Showcase

(tickets required)

Reception sponsored by LTK Engineering Services

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7 - 8 p.m.

INTERNATIONAL RAIL RODEO AWARDS CEREMONY ~ NEW!

(doors open at 6:30 p.m.; no tickets required)
8 - 9:30 p.m.

INTERNATIONAL RAIL RODEO AWARDS RECEPTION ~ NEW!

(tickets required)

Monday, June 24

7 - 8:15 a.m.

Business Member Networking Breakfast

7 - 8:15 a.m.

Committee Meetings

7:30 - 8:30 a.m.

Coffee Service

7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Conference Registration Desk

  • Host Information Desk

  • Moderators/Speakers & AV Preview Room

  • Standards Program Information Desk

  • TCRP Information Desk

8:30 - 10 a.m.

OPENING GENERAL SESSION with Keynote Speaker

General Session sponsored by HDR

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10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Concurrent Educational Sessions

12 - 3 p.m.

RAIL PRODUCTS & SERVICES SHOWCASE

(includes lunch from 12 - 1:30 p.m.; tickets required)
3 - 4:15 p.m.

GENERAL SESSION

4:30 - 5:30 p.m.

Concurrent Educational Sessions

5:45 - 7 p.m.

Committee Meetings

Tuesday, June 25

7 - 8:15 a.m.

Committee Meetings

7:30 - 8:30 a.m.

Coffee Service

8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Conference Registration Desk

  • Host Information Desk

  • Moderators/Speakers & AV Preview Room

  • Standards Program Information Desk

  • TCRP Information Desk

8:30 - 10 a.m.

Concurrent Educational Sessions

10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Concurrent Educational Sessions

12:15 - 2:15 p.m.

GENERAL LUNCHEON: Saftey & Security

~ APTA 2018 Rail Safety & Security Excellence Awards Ceremony
2:30 - 3:30 p.m.

Concurrent Educational Sessions

4 - 5 p.m.

Concurrent Educational Sessions

5:15 - 7 p.m.

Committee Meetings

Wednesday, June 26

7 - 8 a.m.

Coffee Service

7 - 8 a.m.

Committee Meetings

8 - 9:15 a.m.

Concurrent Educational Sessions

8 - 10:30 a.m.
  • Conference Registration Desk

  • Host Information Desk

  • Moderators/Speakers & AV Preview Room

  • Standards Program Information Desk

  • TCRP Information Desk

9:30 - 10:45 a.m.

Concurrent Educational Sessions

11 a.m. - 12 p.m.

CLOSING GENERAL SESSION

12:30 - 4 p.m.

Committee

1 - 3 p.m.

FTA Capital Projects Workshop

2 - 4 p.m.

TTC TECHNICAL TOURS

~ Leslie Barns Streetcar Facility
~ Transit Control Centre
~ Wilson Complex - subway yard & bus garage/maintenance facility
~ SELF-GUIDED TOUR: Toronto-York-Spadina Subway Extension (six new stations)
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