RailTEC is excited that the International Crosstie and Fastening System Symposium will be an in-person event this year on the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign campus on 24-25 May 2022. This two-day event will be held in conjunction with the AREMA Committee 30 (Ties) spring meeting on 26-27 May. The objective of the symposium is to further international communication and collaboration on design and performance challenges and solutions for crossties and fastening systems.
For more information about the 2022 Symposium and to register please visit our webpage. The registration fee includes symposium technical sessions, luncheon keynote addresses and dinners both nights. The Rail Transit Keynote speaker is Robert Powers, General Manager, Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) and the Class 1 Keynote is John Cech, Vice President of Engineering, BNSF Railway. Recorded presentations will be available to in-person attendees and post-conference registrants after the event. Abstracts will be accepted until March 31.