2nd Annual Rail Day and Railroad Night XI





8:00-8:05 am

  • Safety Briefing and Welcome to Rail Day/Expo  (Pasi Lautala, Rail Transportation Program Director)


MUB Ballroom A

8:05-9:15 am

  • Poster Session, Rail Projects/Research at Michigan Tech (Michigan Tech Students)
  • Breakfast with Students


MUB Ballroom A

9:15– 9:45 am

  • Rail Program Overview and Update (Pasi Lautala)
  • Rail Transportation Advisory Board Update (Matthew Glynn, CN)


MUB Ballroom A

9:45-11:00 am

  • Business break and setup for Student Expo

Library East Reading Room

11:00 am-4:00pm

  • Rail Day Student Expo
  • Company tables and demonstrations
  • Rail Day Lunch (at mall)
  • (2:00-3:00 p.m. Lab tours for Industry Representatives)


Library East Reading Room

5:00-6:00 pm

  • Industry Panel Discussion


MUB Ballroom B

6:00-7:00 pm

  • Railroad Night Social Hour


MUB Ballroom A

7:00-8:30 pm

  • Railroad Night (ticketed event)
    • Welcome Address (Jacqueline Huntoon, Provost)
    • RTP Welcome (Pasi Lautala)
    • REAC Update (Alex Lakenen)
    • Hors d’ouvres and table discussions
    • Keynote Speaker (Mr. Arthur Guzzetti, Vice President, Policy for APTA)

MUB Ballroom A


Oct 20, 2015 8:00am to 7:30pm


Michigan Technological University
1400 Townsend Dr
Houghton, MI 49931
Rail Transportation Program
1400 Townsend Drive
Houghton, MI. 49931-1295
Phone: 1-906-487-3547
Fax: 1-906-487-2943
A special thank you to our sponsor and partners!

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