Highlights from the AREMA 2019 Annual Conference in conjunction with Railway Interchange

 

Jim Kessler and Ed Sparks at the Annual Presidents Dinner



Ed Sparks is Installed as AREMA's New President for 2019-2020



Conference Operating Committee



Young Professionals Event



Young Professionals Event



Young Professionals Event



Committee Meeting



Committee Meeting



Student Attendees Challenge Each Other in a Quiz Bowl



Winners of the Student Quiz Bowl, Virginia Tech



 Student Attendees of the AREMA 2019 Annual Conference in conjunction with Railway Interchange



Railway Tie Association Executive Director Jim Gauntt is Honored



A Check is Presented for $50,000 for the William E. and Barbara I. Van Trump Endowment



William E. Van Trump Speaks at the AREMA General Session



Rob Aanenson Accepts a Plaque on Behalf of John Sharkey, the Newest AREMA Honorary Member



2019 Dr. W.W. Hay Award Recipients - KiwiRail



Mike O'Malley, RSI President



Tanis Peterson, President of the League of Railway Women (LRW) and Kirk Bastyr, Progressive Railroading are with LRW Woman of the Year, Pam Arpin



Railway Interchange Keynote Speaker Vernice "FlyGirl" Armour



Railway Interchange Keynote Speaker Vernice "FlyGirl" Armour



Panelists at the Meet the Next Generation Panel Discussion



Meet the Next Generation Networking Event



AREMA Past Presidents at the Annual Committee Chairs Luncheon



John Hellmann, Chairman, President and CEO of Genesee & Wyoming Inc., Speaks at the
AREMA Annual Committee Chairs Luncheon



League of Railway Women Reception



Passenger & Transit Technical Session Presenter



Attendees of a Technical Session Presentation



Edward D. Sparks, II Receives his Official Presidential Gavel for 2019-2020



Presenter at the Wednesday General Session



Attendees at the Railway Interchange Indoor Exhibits



Railway Interchange Indoor Exhibits



Railway Interchange Outdoor Yard



Railway Interchange Outdoor Yard



Enjoying the Oktoberfest Reception in the Railway Interchange Exhibition



Winners of the 2019 Young Professionals Experience (from left) - Adam Becker, Dave Roberts and Skylar Leach
with Ed Sparks, Jim Kessler and Beth Caruso



Painting at the Spouse/Guest Luncheon