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2017 Spring Meeting Agenda – Wednesday


1:30 PM – Conference Opening
Opening Comments: Dennis Williams, PNWARS President, Rosboro Company, LLC
Safety Briefing – Doubletree
Commentary, Open Discussion: Larry Davidson, PNWARS Director, Law Offices of L.R. Davidson
U.S. & Canadian National Anthems

1:45 PM – Key Note Rail Carrier West
Introduction: Dennis Williams, PNWARS President
David L. Garin, Group Vice President Industrial Products, Burlington Northern Santa Fe

2:30 PM – Shipper Panel
Moderator: Tim Atkinson, PNWARS Director, Stimson Lumber Company
Mike Klass, Rail Operations & Development Manager, U.S. Oil & Refining Co.
Monica Smith, Logistics Director, Weyerhaeuser
Dustin Kreger, Export Merchant, Anchor Ingredients Company

3:15 PM – Networking Break

3:30 PM – Short Line and Regional Railroad Report
Introduction: George Hardy, PNWARS Director, Antea Group
Linda Bauer Darr, President, American Short Line & Regional Railroad Association

4:15 PM – Economic Report and Forecast
Introduction: Thomas Gennarelli, PNWARS Vice-President, Roseburg Forest Products
Tim Duy, Professor of Practice, Co-Director of Undergraduate Students, Economics Department, University of Oregon

5:00 PM – Recess

5:30 PM – Reception

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