The Spring 1997 INFORMS National Meeting was held in San Diego, May 4-7, 1997. RASIG organized a roundtable discussion and three paper sessions. Cluster Chair for the meeting was Bruce Schinelli of First Union Rail Corp. For more information contact Bruce at 847-384-5348 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Coordinator: Michael Gorman, Burlington Northern Santa Fe, 817-333-6107. The RASIG roundtable focused on new and emerging technologies in railroad hardware, and on systems for improving equipment distribution.
|12:30||Welcome - Adriene B. Bailey, Chair, RASIG|
|12:40||BNSF Railroad Exploration into Emerging Railroad
|1:40||Question and Answers|
|2:20|| Panel Discussion: Equipment Distribution Methodologies:
Current Practices and Future Directions
Panelists will include representatives from major North
American Class I railroads:
Chair: Scott B. Smith, PTCG. 22 Third Avenue, Burlington, MA 01803, (617) 229-1565, Monday, 08:00-09:30.
John H. Gradek, CP Rail.
Gordon Trafton, Illinois Central Railroad.
Ajith B. Wijeratne, Norfolk Southern Corporation.
A Real-time Optimization System for Locomotive Management
Robert Muenz, CSXT, Noha Tohamy, Scott B. Smith.
Chair: Chip Kraft, 25 East C Street, Brunswick, MD 21716, ChipKraft@aol.com, 202-906-4330, Monday, 13:00-14:30.
Karl W. Ginther, Amtrak
Thomas W. Morgan, Amtrak.
Nejib Ben-Kheder, SABRE Decision Technologies.
Bellur N. Srikar, Amtrak.
Chair: Bruce Schinelli, First Union Rail Corp., One O'Hare Centre, 6250 River Road, Suite 5000, Rosemont, IL 60018, (847) 318-7575 email@example.com, Monday, 14:45-16:15.
Carl D. Van Dyke, MultiModal Applide Systems, Inc.
Susan F. Hallowell, USAir, Patrick T. Harker
Frank Boyle, Union Switch & Signal Inc, Joe Profeta.
Min Luo, Conrail, Marc Meketon, US Airways
Harry N. Newton, Hong Jin, Cynthia Barnhart, Dharma Acharya, Pamela Vance--Air Force Acad., Colorado Springs, CO, Sunday, 08:00-09:30.
Guy Desaulniers, Jean-Francois Cordeau, Norbert Lingaya, Jacques Desrosiers--GERAD, 5255 Decelles, Montreal, Quebec, H3T 1V6 , Canada, Sunday, 08:00-09:30.
Gilles Reinhardt--Northwestern Univ., Kellogg Grad. Sch. of Mgmt., Evanston, IL 60208, Sunday, 13:00-14:30.