44th Annual MARTS Technical Conference Chicago

THURSDAY September 13, 2007

11:00 AM. Castings

Introduction By: Rex Beck, Union Pacific Railroad & MARTS Board of Directors

Daniel Moseng, Jr., Manager, Mechanical Engineering, BNSF and Chairman of the AAR Coupling System and Truck Castings Committee

David L. Cackovic, Chief Technical Standards and Inspections TTCI

Presentation by Mr. Cockovic

2:15 PM. AAR’s Advanced Technology Safety Initiative & Equipment Health Management Systems.

Introduction By: Pat Ameen, AAR & MARTS Board of Directors

ATSI & EHMS Steering Committee Update


Lisa Stabler, AVP Quality & Reliability Engineering, BNSF Railroad & ATSI/EHMS SC Chairman

Bill Coupe, Business Analyst, Railinc Corporation.

Presentation by Ms. Stabler and Mr. Coupe

Equipment Health Management Systems (EHMS) Update: InteRRIS, WILD Performance, Truck Hunting Alerts, Acoustic Bearing Detectors, 2007 Enhancements

R. B. Wiley, Principal Investigator Engineering Services, Transportation Technology Center, Inc

Presentation by Mr. Wiley

4:00 PM. Paperless Car Repair Billing

Introduction By: John Kieras, Union Tank Car Company & MARTS Board of Directors

Len Choyce, TTX Co, Member of the AAR Car repair Billing Committee

Pete McGinley, GE Rail, Member of the AAR Car Repair Billing Committee

Rich DeWitt, TTX Co., Member of the AAR Car Repair Billing Committee

Presentation by the Panel


FRIDAY September 14, 2007

10:00 AM. Protective Coating Committee

Introduction By: Al Gluecker, P.E., Gluecker Engineering & MARTS Board of Directors

Virtual Demonstration of Proper Painting Techniques

Joe Bolick, Iowa Waste Reduction Center

Jeremiah Treloar, Iowa Waste Reduction Center

Presentation by Mr. Bolick and Mr. Treloar

Inspection Tools Used in Painting Operations

Thomas Swan, CCI Inspection Services, Inc.

Presentation by Mr. Swan

Personal Protection Equipment

Sean Murray, 3M

Presentation by Mr. Murray