Michigan Rail Conference 2013
Category: HSR Workforce Development
First Annual Michigan Rail Conference - Michigan DOT and the Rail Transportation Program at Michigan Technological University hosted the first annual Michigan Rail Conference on August 27 at the Lansing Community College, West Campus. Nearly 150 individuals attended the event in person, and another 50 participated by live web-cast. The morning featured a variety of plenary speakers including welcome notes from both the State House and Senate Transportation Committee Chairs, and a keynote address by Tom Carper from AMTRAK. The afternoon featured break-out sessions for passenger and freight rail activities.