Wednesday, August 05, 2009

Rail conference calls for papers

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Papers and presentations are being solicited on all aspects of railroad civil, mechanical, electrical and systems engineering, as well as rail safety, planning, design, financing, operations and management for the Joint Rail Conference – 2010 High Speed and Intercity Rail to be held at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign April 27-29, 2010. Both freight and passenger rail subjects will be included, but the conference theme will be high-speed rail and other forms of developing intercity passenger rail.

JRC 2010 is a cooperative effort of five sponsoring organizations: AREMA, ASCE, ASME, IEEE and the Transportation Research Board.

Topics for submissions include, but are not limited to: Railroad infrastructure engineering; rail equipment engineering; high-speed rail experience and development; shared corridors; planning, management and operation; and safety, security and environment.

Abstracts are due October 31, 2009. To submit an abstract go to: http://ict.illinois.edu/railroad/JRC/callforpapers-jrc.asp.

For more information contact Kim Hagemann at: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , (217) 244-0841.
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