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2022 Summit Schedule

Welcome to the Greater Northwest Passenger Rail Summit.

Speakers

Confirmed

Invited

Summit Registration

Early Bird Rates, through July 15, 2022

$150.00 Registration, in person
$45.00 Registration, virtual
$225.00 Registration with Tuesday Gala Dinner

Rates after July 16, 2022

$200.00 Registration, in person
$55.00 Registration, virtual
$275.00 Registration with Tuesday Gala Dinner

Tickets for the Gala Dinner may be offered to non-attendees on a space-available basis. Please note your interest on your registration form.

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Monday, August 22

8:00 - 12:00 noon - Conference room set-up
BSPRA members/volunteers

Welcome!

1:00 pm - Registration and Check-in
2:00 pm - Official Welcome and opening remarks
BSPRA Chairman Dave Strohmaier
2:10 pm - Session 1: Transportation Equity
3:00 pm - Session 2: Tourism impacts/benefits
4:00 pm - Session 3: Quality of Life impacts/benefits
5:00 pm - Session 4: Tribal impacts/benefits
6:00 pm - Session 5: Economic impacts/benefits
7:00 pm - Buffet Dinner

Screening of In Transit, cash bar available

Tuesday, August 23

8:00 - 11:00 am - Breakout sessions
TBA

Individual route breakout sessions (NCH, Pioneer, etc.)

11:00 am - Session 6: Environmental benefits
12:00 noon - Lunch service
1:00 pm - Session 7: Host Railroad Collaboration
2:00 pm - Session 8: Passenger Rail/Freight Rail Synchronicity
3:00 pm - Session 9: IIJA analysis and opportunities
4:00 pm - Session 10: Political/Legal Process of rail route restoration
6:00 pm - Gala Dinner w/keynote speaker and auction at Billings Depot
TBA

Passed Hors d’oeuvres Course
Duck Pate with Crostini / Candied Bacon

Salad Course
Five Green Salad w. Huckleberry Vinaigrette

Entree Course
Option 1 - 12oz Bison Ribeye with Herbed Butter / Whipped Potatoes / Roasted Asparagus
Option 2 - Poached Rainbow Trout w. Sauce Béarnaise / Whipped Yukon Potatoes / Roasted Asparagus
Option 3 - Vegetarian

Dessert Course
New York Cheesecake, Tuxedo-Style