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American Public Transportation Association

 Rail Conference Registration

The registration fee includes admittance to all general and concurrent sessions, roundtable discussions, the Welcome reception and the Products and Showcase Lunch.

All conference attendees must register in order to attend conference events.

Badges are required for all events.

You must login to complete your online registration. If you do not have a login, you can create one here. If you forgot your password and/or experiencing trouble logging in, please contact APTA membership department at or 202-496-4822. 

​Conference Fees
​Early Fee (paid by 4/28/17) Standard Fee (paid after 4/28/17​)
$​825 ​$875
​$1375 ​$1375
​Federal Government
​$425 ​$425
​University Faculty
​$425 ​$425

Spouse/Guest (includes Welcome Reception and Products Showcase Lunch only) Not applicable to fellow employees or industry professionals

​$125 ​$125

Selecting one of the registration types below requires pre-approval from APTA or additional verification. Please note that you will get a badge only and will not have full access to the events that requires a ticket. If you would like to have full access to the conference, please select one of the registration fees above.

Email request to
​Valid only for the session(s) for which you are speaking

Valid student ID must be submitted with the registration form


APTA requires payment to be submitted at the time of registration. Registrations will not be considered valid until payment is received by APTA. Registrations may be paid by check, credit card or ACH option.

Please note: to receive the early rate, payment must be received by Friday, May 21, 2017.  

Pre-registration will close on Friday, June 2, 2017. If you are not registered by the pre-registration deadline, you will need to register and pay onsite.  Onsite registration will open on Saturday, June 10, 2017.  

Events Requiring Separate Tickets

Selecting the event below requires an additional fee of $150 per person.

Rail Rodeo Awards Banquet - June 11, 2017 

Tickets may be pre-ordered by completing the Rail Rodeo Awards Banquet Tickets portion of the conference registration form.

Online registration is not available for the below registration categories. Please click here to download the registration form.​


Changes/substitutions must be made in writing to Please download and complete the registration from to submit your substitution request. All changes/substations must be submitted prior to the pre-registration deadline listed above.   

Cancellation and Refund Policy

Registration fees will be refunded, minus a 20% cancellation fee if a request is received in writing and post-marked no later than May 12, 2017. There will be no refunds after the May 12th deadline.

Special Accommodations

If you need additional accommodations to have full and equal enjoyment of this meeting, please inform the APTA meetings department when you register.



 Important Dates

  • Early Fee Deadline - April 28, 2017
  • Refund Deadline - May 12, 2017
  • Pre-registration Deadline - June 2, 2017
  • On-site Registration - June 10, 2017​



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




Registration/Floor Access 

Kwakuita Spence
(202) 496-4845

Showcase Booth Reservation

Marcus Eng
(202) 496-4874

Conference Logistics

Anitha Atkins
(202) 496-4839

Educational Sessions & Call for Paper

Saahir Brewington
(202) 496-4834

Sponsorship Opportunities

Heather Rachels
(202) 496-4838
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