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CN President Claude Mongeau to address Canadian Rail Summit & RSI/CMA 2014

Major railway industry event will showcase latest trends, technology


The Railway Association of Canada, the Canadian Association of Railway Suppliers, and the U.S.-based Railway Supply Institute and Coordinated Mechanical Associations invite the media to attend the Canadian Rail Summit and RSI/CMA 2014 at the Montreal Convention Centre on Sept. 21-23, 2014.

Claude Mongeau, CN’s President and CEO, will address the opening plenary session of the three-day conference and trade show on Monday, Sept. 22 at 8:20 a.m. EDT.

The event will showcase the latest railway industry trends and technologies from 130 companies in Canada, U.S., China and Mexico, and will feature more than 50 educational sessions on such topics as rail safety and supply chain competitiveness. Close to 1,300 attendees are expected.

WHERE:  Palais des congrès de Montréal (Montreal Convention Centre)

1001 Place Jean-Paul-Riopelle, Montreal  QC


Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014

4:00 – 6:00 p.m.          Exhibit Hall Opens          Hall 220E, Level 2

Visuals: Exhibits will feature the latest railway industry equipment and technology for freight and passenger cars, locomotives, communications and signalling, engineering services, track and roadbed.

Monday, Sept.22, 2014

8:00 – 9:00 a.m.               Room 517

  • Keynote Address by Claude Mongeau, CN President and CEO

9:15 – 10:30 a.m.               Room 518

  • Denis Coderre, Mayor of Montreal, will accept the Merrill Henderson award, recognizing the city’s proactive approach to planning new residential developments in proximity to railway operations.

FULL SCHEDULE:http://rsiweb.org/trade_shows/rsicma2014/schedule/

TWITTER: #rsicma2014

For more information, or to obtain media accreditation, please contact:

Sarah Mayes
Railway Association of Canada

Alex Paterson
Railway Association of Canada