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GLB RR’s Patton key speaker at conference at NMU, Marquette, MI


Rail conference in Marquette August 17-18

By Nicole Walton 11 hours ago

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MARQUETTE, MI--   Northern Michigan University is hosting the 4th annual Michigan Rail Conference next week. 

The event will feature more than 30 speakers in panel discussions and breakout sessions.  This year’s theme is “Connecting the Dots: Business, Communities and Technology.”  Topics include the future of rail in Michigan; preserving, maintaining, and enhancing Michigan rail assets; UP rail operations, UP shippers, and UP tech companies supporting the rail industry.

Keynote speakers include Michigan Tech Trustee and Marquette City Commissioner Tom Baldini and managing partner for Great Lakes Basin Railroad Frank Patton.

The conference takes place Wednesday and Thursday at NMU

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