Meet The Next Generation

Hosted by AREMA and Committee 24 – Education & Training
The Meet The Next Generation Event has been extremely successful in years past and continues to grow each year with more attendees and companies hosting tables at the networking reception. Let’s make the 14th Annual Event even better for the next generation of railroad industry professionals!

This Event will provide:

  • Prospective employees and students the opportunity to learn about the railway industry and meet industry representatives.
  • Industry representatives a chance to establish relations with potential employees.

Schedule - Monday, September 14

2:00 – 3:00 PM
Panel Discussion

Five pre-selected panelists from various areas of the railway industry, with various years of experience will discuss the types of projects they have worked on, the career paths they’ve taken, and answer questions from the audience (for prospective railroaders).

  • Welcome by AREMA President, Edward D. Sparks, II, PE
  • Introduction of Panel Members
  • Q&A
3:00 – 5:00 PM 
Networking Reception

Two-hour Networking Reception to welcome prospective railroaders, student participants and those who are new to the industry in a career-fair style atmosphere. 


To become a Meet the Next Generation Sponsor contact Lindsay McNicholas.