Big Data Conference

About the Conference

This third annual “Big Data” conference features more than two dozen experts who will discuss the railroad industry’s need for effective, practical maintenance planning, helping you understand the latest techniques for gathering, analyzing, and efficiently converting the “mountain” of complex data (a.k.a. “Big Data”) into usable information for optimizing capital maintenance programs.

Conference Agenda

December 15-16, 2016
University of Delaware
Newark Campus

Organized by:
Railroad Engineering & Safety Program
Big Data Center
Professional Engineering Outreach
at the University of Delaware

Agenda

In just 1.5 days, you will learn from technical talks delivered by some of the top leaders in the railroad industry and related government agencies. Following a keynote address by Lisa Stabler, President, Transportation Test Center, Inc. (TTCI), the technical talks will be divided into these topical sessions:

  • Leveraging “Big Data” for total Track Assessment
  • Railroad Needs from “Big Data”
  • “Big Data”
  • “Big Data” Application and International Case Studies
  • “Big Data” Analysis Theory and Techniques
Registration

Registration for this event is now closed. If you previously registered and are unable to attend, or wish to inquire about last-minute openings, please contact enggoutreach@udel.edu or call 302-831-8302.

Sponsors

We are very grateful to our generous conference sponsors. If your organization would like to become a sponsor for this conference or for the University of Delaware Railroad Engineering & Safety Program, please contact Dr. Allan M. Zarembski.

Platinum Sponsors

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Gold Sponsors

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List of Registrants (Click to Expand)

Accenture

Amtrak

Arcadis

Association of American Railroads

BNSF Railway Company

CMI-Promex, Inc.

CN Rail

Columbia University

CSX Transportation

Delft University of Technology

Deloitte Consulting LLP

DuPont

ENSCO, Inc.

Federal Railroad Administration (FRA)

Georgetown Rail Equipment Company (GREX)

Georgetown University

GRW Consulting Company, LLC

Harsco Rail

HDR Engineering

HNTB

Holland LP

HyGround Engineering

IBM

IBM Canada

IBM Global Services

IT Works! Inc.

Jacobs Engineering

Johnson, Mirmiran & Thompson, Inc. (JMT)

KBR Engineers

Keolis Commuter Services

KLD Labs, Inc.

Loram Maintenance of Way

Maser Consulting, P.A.

MERMEC, Inc.

Metro-North Railroad

Metrolinx

MTA Long Island Railroad

National Research Council

NIIT Technologies, Inc.

Nordco, Inc.

Norfolk Southern Corp.

OSIsoft

Pandrol

Penn State Altoona

Plasser American Corporation

Port Authority Trans-Hudson Corporation

Press-Seal Rail Products

Progressive Rail

Progressive Railroading Magazine

Railpod

Railway Track & Structures

Ray Rail, LLC

Rio Grand Pacific Corporation

Rome Navigation Innovations, Inc.

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey

San Jose State University

SAP America

Sperry Rail

State University of New York (SUNY), Buffalo

Strasburg Railroad

Strukton Rail North America, Inc.

Tata Consultancy Services

Tech Mahindra

The Net Consulting Group, Inc.

Tracks Unlimited, LLC

Trammco, LLC

Transportation Quality Services

Transportation Technology Center, Inc.

Troposphere Corporation

TTCI

Union Pacific Railroad

University of Delaware

University of Huddersfield

University of Illinois, RailTEC

USDOT – Federal Railroad Administration

Vale

Vias Canada, Inc.

Wilmington & Western Railroad

WMATA

WSP-Parsons Brinckerhoff

Zetica Limited