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Joint Rail Conference 2020 Railroad Engineering
RTD and JRC 100 Years of Tracking and Promoting Railroading Progress

St. Louis Union Station Hotel, Curio Collection by Hilton, St. Louis, MO

Conference: April 20 – 22, 2020
Exhibition: April 21 – 22, 2020

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The deadline for final paper submission is January 15, 2020.

PLEASE NOTE: ASME has not engaged any housing bureaus to represent or sell JRC hotel guest room blocks. Please make your hotel reservations directly through the JRC hotel links.

ASME will hold open help center calls to offer on the spot technical support for the new tool.

Join the JRC Conference!

The 2020 JRC (Joint Rail Conference) will take place April 20 – 22, 2020 in St. Louis, MO. This international conference is the premier technical event in the U.S.A. including all discipline for freight and passenger rail transportation; mechanical, electrical, civil, and systems engineering, as well as rail safety, planning, design, manufacturing, financing, operations, and management. The conference will celebrate 100 years in 2020.

JRC 2020 Conference Tracks

  • Track 1 Railroad Infrastructure Engineering
  • Track 2 Rail Equipment Engineering
  • Track 3 Planning and Development
  • Track 4 Signal and Train Control Engineering
  • Track 5 Railroad History
  • Track 6 Energy Efficiency and Sustainability
  • Track 7 Service Quality and Operations Research
  • Track 8 Urban Passenger Rail Transport
  • Track 9 Electrification
  • Track 10 Safety and Security
  • Track 11 New Technologies
  • Track 12 Vehicle Track Interaction

Important Dates

  • Draft Paper Acceptance Notification
    December 16, 2019
  • Submission of Revised Papers
    December 23, 2019
  • Acceptance of Revised Papers
    December 30, 2019
  • Submission of Copyright Form
    January 28, 2020
  • Submission of Final Paper
    January 31, 2020
  • Advance Registration Deadline for Authors/Presenters and Presentation Only
    January 31, 2020
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