2023 – 140th Annual Meeting

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2023 – 140th Annual Meeting

January 19, 2023

2023 – 140th Annual Meeting
Thursday, January 19, 2023






Hosted Networking Reception: 5:30 p.m. • Dinner 6:30 p.m.

The Westin Waltham Boston
70 3rd Ave, Waltham, MA 02451

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Guest Speaker

Chad Thompson
Vice President of Product Management
Wabtec Corporation

Chad Thompson has spent more than 20 years in the rail industry focusing on locomotive reliability. A mechanical engineer by trade, he began his career in the rail industry with GE Transportation in 1999. In his initial stint with GE, Chad worked with customers globally to create locomotive reliability improvement plans across a fleet of 12,000 locomotives. In 2012 he joined BNSF as the Director of Locomotive Reliability and Maintenance, where he held responsibility for North America’s largest locomotive fleet. In 2015 Chad rejoined GE Transportation, assuming responsibility for manufacturing quality across the unit exchange parts program before becoming the Vice President of Field Service and Maintenance Management for the Canadian Class I’s and Short Lines. In 2022 he became Wabtec’s Vice President of Product Management for Aftermarket Parts , where his team is responsible for bringing to market new locomotive solutions.


Hotel Rooms at the Westin are available at a discounted rate using the link below.


Sponsorships are currently available. Please note sponsorships do not include a dinner ticket.

This a plated dinner. Please note dietary restrictions during the reservation process.



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The Westin Waltham Boston
70 3rd Ave.
Waltham, MA 02451 United States
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(781) 290-5600