When: Friday, June 29
Time: 11:00 a.m. Eastern
Cost: FREE

Attendance is free, but space is limited.

Trade Press Media Group is authorized by IACET to offer 0.1 CEUs for this program.

Jeremy Robinson PRESENTED BY
Jeremy Robinson
Manager, Operations Planning & IT,
Iowa Northern Railway Company

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    • Jeremy Robinson serves as Iowa Northern Railway Company’s Manager of Operations Planning & IT. Based in Cedar Rapids, IA, Jeremy oversees all aspects of the railroad's information technology operations while managing data analysis needs, grant and capital plans as well as other special projects. In particular, Jeremy is seasoned at managing the integration of technology within shortline operations.

      Jeremy received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Computer Science from Central College and a Masters of Computer Science degree from the University of Iowa.

Angela Cotey
Associate Editor
Progressive Railroading Magazine

Can't attend? This exclusive webcast will be available on-demand after June 29.

Note: Interactive question & answer session only available to participants of live webcast.

In this exclusive webcast, you'll learn fuel management strategies that incorporate, technology and staff education to conserve fuel while optimizing railroad operations.

Join Jeremy Robinson for an exploration of Iowa Northern Railway's work with hotstarts, smartstarts and idle reduction processes — the railway's main technologies designed to deal with rising fuel costs. In addition, learn about the plans underway for an Iowa Northern education program aimed at making crew members more aware of the effects of their train handling, and how the use of GPS is being used to track fuel performance by engineer for improved fuel efficiency.

In this webcast, you will...

  • Learn about the role of technology in combating rising fuel costs
  • Review Iowa Northern’s goal of educating its crews regarding the effects of train handling
  • Analyze the impact of tracking fuel performance for increased efficiency
  • Discuss potential ways to incentivize crews to be more fuel conscious