CONFERENCE

The 34rd Annual Midwest Regional & Short Line
Summer Conference

August 22-24, 2021 (note change in dates)
Superior Shores Resort, Two Harbors, MN

"Railroads - Engines of Our Future"

Sunday, August 22nd 

  • Best Ball Golf Scramble at the Lakeview National Golf Course – 11:30 am. start
  • Check-in at Superior Shores Resort – beginning at 4:30 pm.
  • Reception & Dinner
Monday, August 23rd
  • The Honorable Pete Stauber, M.C. (R-MN 8th) (invited)
  • "Sustaining the Rail Advantage" – Sustainability As An Industry Opportunity z  
  • Breakout Sessions
    ”Cyber Security in an Insecure World” – Testing Your Limits
    "Time for an Upgrade” – The American Jobs Plan
    "Don’t Be a Dope(r)” - Marijuana in the Workplace

Luncheon Address: The State of Our (Transportation) State

The Honorable Tim Walz, Governor - State of Minnesota (invited)                   

  • Breakout Sessions
  • Scenic & Social Trip To Duluth Aboard the North Shore Scenic Railroad
  • Dinner at the Pier B Resort Hotel
Tuesday, August 24th
  •  “The Awesome Possibilities of PTC!"
  • The MnDOT Road & Rails Report 
  • A National Perspective – Railroads, Biden and the 117th Congress
  • Railroads & Lawmakers - 2021 Minnesota Legislative Review