September 9-11, 2018 | Nashville, TN | Music City Center
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Join the League of Railway Women (LRW) in Nashville for our 2018 Annual Conference. Held in conjunction with the RSI/CMA 2018 Rail Expo & Technical Conference on
September 9-11 at Music City Center in Nashville, the LRW Conference features a stellar lineup of industry stars, as well as the opportunity to connect with other women in rail.
Join the presentation to learn how CN managers Alice Peres Da Silva and Roquita Coleman-Williams have cultivated dynamic rail careers with this Class I Railroad through internal collaboration, corporate entrepreneurship and external engagement. For women in our industry, “job hopping” may not be a suitable development or advancement strategy. This talk will provide women alternative strategies for connecting and cultivating in the rail industry. Learn more.
Panel: Diversity in the Rail Industry
Numerous studies show that a diverse array of backgrounds results in higher-quality decision making, improved performance and aversion to groupthink. The panelists will share opportunities, challenges and the importance of diversity in the workforce today.Learn more.
Panel: Mentorship, Career Paths and Development
Have you ever wondered how someone became involved in the rail industry? Or how they came to their current position in the industry? Listen to the panelists take us down their development paths, provide insight into how their experiences have influenced their path, and how their careers have been assisted by others in the rail industry. Learn more.
Tour CSX Radnor Yard Facility
Join LRW for a tour of Radnor Yard on Tuesday, September 11 after the show closes. Formerly Sidco Yard, Radnor Yard served as a WWII staging area for goods and supplies shipped overseas. Today, Radnor’s hump terminal, auto facility and intermodal yard handle various commodities from the US, Canada, Mexico, and overseas.Learn more.