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RailTrends 2015 early-bird deadline is Friday

The deadline for early-bird registration to attend this year's RailTrends®, the leading financial conference for the rail industry, is Friday. The event will be held Nov. 19-20 at the W New York Hotel in New York City.

Anyone who registers by Sept. 18 will pay a reduced rate of $1,399. After that, the cost to attend the conference will be $1,699.

The speaker lineup includes Michael Ward, chairman and chief executive officer of CSX Corp. and Progressive Railroading's 2015 Railroad Innovator Award honoree; Jean-Jacques Ruest, executive vice president and chief marketing officer of CN; John Fenton, president and CEO of Patriot Rail Corp.; Rick Webb, CEO of Watco Cos. LLC.; TJ Gallagher, chief financial officer of Genesee & Wyoming Inc.; Kevin Shuba, CEO of OmniTRAX Inc.; John Kaiser, VP and general manager-intermodal at Union Pacific Railroad; Rogelio Velez, director general of Ferromex; James Hertwig, president and CEO of Florida East Coast Railway; and Tony Hatch, senior transportation analyst, ABH Consulting, and a RailTrends program consultant.

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