RPCA 2020 Conference Schedule

DATE Wednesday, July 15, 2020 08 : 15 AM


ABQ CONFERENCE SCHEDULE

  • **January 15, Wednesday
  • 4:00 PM to  8:00 PM – Registration open in the Garden Room Crowne Plaza Hotel, ABQ
  • 8:00 PM to 11:00 PM – Hospitality and Media Rooms open. Munchies and soft drinks only this evening
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  • **January 16, Thursday
  • 7:00 AM to 9:00 AM – Breakfast in hotel restaurant, StoneStreet (voucher for breakfast)
    7:00 AM to 9:00 AM – Registration Open, Garden Room
    9:00 AM to 6:00 PM – Santa Fe Trip (extra cost)
    12 Noon to 8:00 PM – Registration Open, Garden Room
    1:00 PM to 7:00 PM – Vendor Set up
    6:00 PM – Dinner (on own)
    6:30 PM to 11:00 PM – RPCA Board of Directors meeting (Room tbd)
    8:00 PM to 12:00 AM – Hospitality and Media Rooms open
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  • **January 17, Friday
  •  7:00 AM  to  5:00 PM – Vendor Exhibition Open
     7:00 AM  to  9:00 AM – Breakfast Buffet in Vendor Room
     8:00 AM  to  5:00 PM – Registration Open
     8:00 AM  to  5:00 PM – Silent Auction Open
     9:00 AM  to 10:00 AM – Opening comments
  • 10:15 AM to 12:00 PM – UMLER, by Pamm and Dan Monaghan
    10:15 AM to 12:00 PM – Fuehring Next Generation, Jonathan Smith
    12:00 PM to  1:30 PM – Lunch (on your own)
     1:30 PM  to  3:00 PM – Wrapping a car, technical presentation, 3M
     1:30 PM  to  3:00 PM – ATSF 2926, Restoration and Preparation, by the ATSF 2926 group
     1:30 PM  to  4:00 PM – RPCA Safety Program, Gary Carter
     3:00 PM  to  3:15 PM – Break
    3:15 PM  to  4:30 PM – Anatomy of a window and its glazing, RPCA discussion panel
    3:15 PM  to  4:30 PM – Presentation on Native American Arts by Guy Berger
    5:30 PM  to  8:00 PM – Reception at the National Museum of Nuclear Science and History (extra cost)
    8:30 PM  to 12:00 AM – Hospitality and Media Rooms open
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  • **January 18, Saturday
  •  7:00 AM  to  5:00 PM – Vendor Exhibition Open
     7:00 AM  to  9:00 AM – Breakfast Buffet in Vendor Room
     8:00 AM  to  5:00 PM – Registration Open
     8:00 AM  to  8:00 PM – Silent Auction Open
     9:00 AM  to 10:00 AM – "Santa Fe-Promoter of the Southwest" - exploring how the Santa Fe in concert with the Fred Harvey Company created the tourism market in New Mexico and Arizona, by Brad Black
     9:00 AM  to 10:00 AM – Insurance Update
     9:30 AM  to  3:00 PM – Tour of Old Town, Trading Post, Lunch at Indian Cultural Center (extra cost)
    10:00 AM to 10:15 AM – Break
    10:15 AM to 11:45 AM – Amtrak and FRA presentation, presenters to be announced
    11:45 AM to 1:15 PM – Lunch (on own) if not going to ATSF 2926 shop area
    11:45 AM to 4:30 PM – ATSF 2926 shop (Bus will cycle every 30 minutes between shop and hotel)
    12:00 PM to 1:00 PM – Lunch @ 2926 shop area (sub sandwiches and drinks by pre-purchased ticket)
     1:00 PM  to 4:00 PM – Mechanical seminars at the 2926 shop area inside heated enclosed tent with seating.
  • Sessions at the hotel
    1:15 PM to 2:30 PM – Wrap it or Paint it, by local presenter
    1:15 PM to 2:30 PM – How to make a good night’s sleep, by Gary Carter
    2:30 PM to 2:45 PM – Break
    2:45 PM to 4:30 PM – Generation revenue on a non-operating car, Local presenter MOVED to Sunday
    2:45 PM to 4:30 PM – Saving the Route of the Southwest Chief, by Jim Souby, ColoRail
  • 5:00 PM to  6:00 PM – Reception with Cash Bar
    6:00 PM to  8:00 PM – Banquet with guest speaker and auction ending announced
    8:00 PM to 12:00 AM – Hospitality and Media Rooms open
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  • **January 19, Sunday
  •  7:00 AM  to    9:00 AM – Breakfast Buffet in Vendor Room
     8:00 AM  to 10:00 AM – Registration and auction pick up open
     9:00 AM  to 10:00 AM – General Membership Meeting
    10:00 AM to 10:15 – Break
    10:15 AM to 11:45 AM – “Tales from the Road – Preparing a passenger car for movement in freight service” by Jon Clark
    11:45 to 1:00 PM – Lunch (on own)
    12:00 PM – Vendor Room closes
    1:30  PM to 3:00 PM – Dissecting a Budd sleeper, defects and all, by Rob Mangels
    12:45 PM to 1:30 PM – Board of Directors meeting
    3:00 PM to 3:15 PM – Break
    3:00 PM to 4:30 PM – How to make a good night’s sleep, by Gary Carter
    3:00 PM to 4:30 PM – "Santa Fe-Promoter of the Southwest - exploring how the Santa Fe in concert with the Fred Harvey Company created the tourism market in New Mexico and Arizona, by Brad Black
    3:15 PM to 4:45 PM – RPCA Safety Program
    3:15 PM to 4:45 PM – Generation revenue on a non-operating car, Local presenter
    3:15 PM to 4:45 PM – CUPS, Roger Fuehring - Nevada Room
    3:15 PM to 4:45 PM - Non-Profit Finances and Tax Efficient Charitable Giving, Roy Wullich - New Mexico Room
    Dinner – (on own)

    8:00 PM to 12 AM – Hospitality and Media Rooms open
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  • **January 20, Monday
  •  7:00 AM to 9:00 AM – Breakfast in the StoneStreet restaurant(voucher for breakfast)
    9:00 AM  to 3:30 PM – Acoma Pueblo tour (extra cost)
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  • Please note:
    Breakfast buffet and vouchers are for guests registered at the Crowne Plaza
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