NCRR Rail Forum March 5-6 Highlights Partnerships
February 26, 2013
RALEIGH, N.C., Feb. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ –
What: North Carolina Department of Transportation Secretary Tony Tata and Norfolk Southern Chairman President and CEO Wick Moorman will headline Progress in Motion 2013: Partnerships for Growth, a two-day forum sponsored by the North Carolina Railroad Company March 5-6 in Raleigh, N.C. The Rail Forum willhighlight ways partnerships contribute to effective transportation systems and help grow our state's economy. The program focuses on how communities, businesses and rail interests work together to maximize the value of rail to serve people and commerce. Day one features remarks from Mr. Moorman followed by a networking reception at the innovative North Carolina Nature Research Center in Raleigh. On day two, the forum moves to the Raleigh Convention Center where the program will focus on partnerships that serve citizens, grow freight and create commerce.Secretary Tata's luncheon remarks will close the event. When: Tuesday, March 5, 2013 (Day One) & Where 4:00 -7:00 pm N.C. Nature Research Center 121 W. Jones Street, Raleigh, NC Wednesday, March 6, 2013 (Full Forum) 8:00 am - 2:00 pm Raleigh Convention Center Ballroom 500 S. Salisbury Street, Raleigh, NC Who: Wick Moorman:Chairman, President & CEO, Norfolk Southern Corporation (seating is limited) Hon. Tony Tata:North Carolina Secretary of Transportation Angie D. Harris:Director of Government and Media Relations, Ward & Smith, P.A. Tony Almeida: Senior Advisor, Economy and Jobs, Office of the Governor Noel Perry: Managing Director & Senior Consultant, Freight Transportation Research Assoc. Jeannette Goldsmith: President, J. Goldsmith & Company John Muth: Deputy Director for Development and Chief Development Officer, CATS John Edwards: General Director of Passenger Policy, Norfolk Southern Corporation Paul J. Ballard: CEO, Nashville Transit Authority & Regional TransportationAuthority John Atkins: Chairman, NC Railroad Company and Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, O'Brien/Atkins Associates Scott Saylor: President, North Carolina Railroad Company View the full agenda by visiting www.ncrr.com.
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