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BALTIMORE CONFERENCE AGENDA APRIL 6-8, 2022 SUPPLY CHAIN REBOOT APRIL 6TH, 2022

15:00 – Registration Opens Renaissance Baltimore Harborplace, 5th Floor Atrium

17:30 – The Joseph & Eileen Gearin Networking Reception Sponsored By: American Truck & Rail Audits

19:00 – Dinner On Your Own in Fabulous Baltimore MD

APRIL 7TH, 2022

07:00 – Breakfast Starts (Available until 08:15)

07:30 – Registration Re-Opens

08:00 – Welcome to NEARS, Safety Briefing and Housekeeping Erica Breiterman, President, NEARS Tracy Stein, Executive Director, NARS

08:15 – Railroading Post-Covid - How are we tracking? Jacque Bendon, Vice President Industrial, Union Pacific Introduction: Dennis Wilmot, President & CEO, Iron Horse Logistics Group

09:00 – Moving the Freight, Rebooting the Supply Chain Ed Elkins, EVP and CMO, Norfolk Southern Introduction: Chad Grinnell, Account Manager, Norfolk Southern 09:45 – Networking Break

10:15 – The Rail Asset Supply Chain – Rolling into 2022 Jean Savage, CEO and President, Trinity Industries, Inc. Introduction: John Gallaher, Senior Vice President, TrinityRail

11:00 – The FRA’s Take On The Supply Chain Reboot Mr. Amitabha Bose, Administrator, Federal Railroad Administration Introduction: Erica Breiterman, President, NEARS

NOON – NEARS Networking Lunch and Vendor Fair Sponsored by: TrinityRail

13:30 – Keeping the Freight on Track Farrukh A. Bezar, Senior Vice President of Marketing, CSX Introduction: Erica Breiterman, President, NEARS

14:30 – Shipping Challenges and Opportunities Kenneth Sanchez, Chesapeake Specialty Products Introduction: Todd Hunter, CMO, North Shore Railroad Companies 15:30 – Networking Break

16:00 – The STB and The State of the Rail Industry Michelle Schultz, Vice Chair, Surface Transportation Board Introduction: Erica Breiterman, President, NEARS

17:30 – The Joseph & Eileen Gearin Networking Reception Sponsored By: American Truck & Rail Audits 19:00 – Dinner On Your Own In Fabulous Baltimore

APRIL 8TH, 2022

07:30 – Special Networking Breakfast Starts (Available Until 08:15) 08:00 – The Incomparable Tony and Jason Show Tony Hatch, Principal, ABH Consulting Jason Seidl, Director, Cowen & Company Introduction: Erica Breiterman, President, NEARS

09:00 – North to South, East to West – Rail Supply Chain Reboot Keith Creel, CEO, CP Rail Introduction: Jason Seidl, Managing Director, Cowen & Company

10:00 – The Academic Perspective on the Rail Industry & our Supply Chain Dr. Peter Swan, Associate Professor Logistics & Operations, Penn St. Introduction: Todd Hunter, CMO, North Shore Railroad Companies

11:00 – Closing Remarks and William J. Donovan Memorial Drawing