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Rail Summit: IT Advancements to Meet Organizational Strategy

May 26, 2021
11:00 am – 4:30 pm ET
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As railroads continue to implement more technologies and focus on increasing transparency with customers, their IT departments are tasked with adopting networks and systems to help achieve those operational goals. Join us for a virtual summit to hear from several major railroads about the strategic plans for their IT networks, including field mobility, customer-centric technology implementations and cyber risks.

Learning Objectives:

  • Hear from several class I railroads about the IT and network strategies
  • Review technology advancements implemented to allow for better supply chain management
  • Learn about how railroads are executing strategies to allow more transparency with customers
  • Comprehend the new technology Norfolk Southern is using in the field for railroad employees
  • Learn about how Watco is review cyber risk to the organizations and what they learned

Presentations To Include:


BNSF IT Strategy

Muru Murugappan,
Vice President of Technology Services and Chief Information Officer, BNSF Railway Co.


Partnering Technological Innovation with Supply Chain Management for Best-in-Class Service

Arthur Adams,
SVP of Sales, CSX


Tech Mobility for Field Operations

Chris Hudson,
Director of IT Application Development, Norfolk Southern Corp


Union Pacific's Network Development

Katie Sanders,
AVP of NetControl and Ops System Development, IT Department, Union Pacific Railroad


Customer-centric IT updates

Greg Walling,
VP of Service Design, Genesee & Wyoming Inc.


Reassessing The Matrix

Gregg Robbins,
Director of Technical Services and Security, Watco


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