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Back to the Future - Making Our Rail System Work Effectively in Massachusetts and Beyond

Type:  Announcements  

2010  Bertram Berger Seminar

Back to the Future - Making Our Rail System Work Effectively in Massachusetts and Beyond
Thursday, September 30, 2010
Sponsored by the BSCES Transportation Group

Anthony's Pier 4 Restaurant
140 Northern Avenue, Boston, MA
8:00 AM Registration; 8:30 AM Panels; 12:00 AM Social
12:30 PM Luncheon, Bert Berger Tribute, Keynote Address, and Awards 
Preliminary Program
(Keynote speaker to be announced)
Panel One 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Key Issues - Technical Solutions
-   Moderator - Dr. John Collura, Transportation Program Director, UMass, Amherst
-   Jamey Teslar, MassDOT
-   Dan Hodge, HDR, Statewide Freight/Rail Plan
-   Maurice O'Connell, CSX Corp.
Panel Two 10:15 AM - 12:00 PM
Policy and Planning
-   Moderator - George Gefrich, Vickerman & Associates
-   Chris Steele, CWS, Developing with Rail in Mind
-   Joe Bryan, Halcrow, Freight Movement Trends
-   Todd Brauer, Whitehouse Group, Keystone (PA) High Speed Rail Program
-   Matthew Coogan, New England Transportation Institute
$65 Members, $75 Non-Members
$40 Public Sector Members, $50 Public Sector Non-Members
$40 Senior Members (65+), $30 Students (limited to 25)
Tables (for 10) - $800 with Corporate name on the table (non-sponsor)
This presentation provides 3.0 Professional Development Contact Hours (PDHs)
Information/Registration:  To register online for an event at the BSCES member rate you must login using your BSCES assigned username and password.  If you do not know your BSCES member login information, contact Nicole Downey at   You can also register by contacting Tamorra King (McMahon Associates)  at 617/556-0020, ext 2000. Inquire about a Corporate Sponsorship!  Cancellations received after September 28, 2010 and no-shows will be billed.


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