MARS 2024 Summer Meeting & Scholarship Golf Outing — July 8-9, 2024

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2024 Summer Meeting

July 8 - July 9


MARS Summer 2024 Meeting

Rail Innovation, Connecting Shippers with Technology

We are thrilled to return to Lake Geneva, WI for our 2024 Summer Meeting on July 8 – 9, 2024 at the Grand Geneva Resort. We will host our annual Scholarship Golf Outing and opening reception on our first day, Monday, July 8, with our business meeting on Tuesday, July 9. Registration is NOW OPEN.

The Scholarship Golf Outing has SOLD OUT. Please email if you would like to be added to our wait list.

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NEW FOR 2024! Do you play pickleball? We are offering the MARS Inaugural Pickleball Tournament on Monday, July 8. All level of players are welcome and this is another great event to support the MARS Annual Scholarship Fund! The event will start with a beginners clinic and your registration fee includes the clinic, tournament and a networking picnic!

If you are looking for a fun activity on Monday afternoon, we are offering a MARS Networking Picnic new for 2024! A separate registration fee is required for this event which will also benefit the MARS Annual Scholarship fund. The event will feature a picnic lunch, beverages, music and games!

MARS Summer 2024 Speakers include:

Chuck Baker, President, American Short Line & Regional Railroad Association
Matthew Findlay, Director Mechanical Systems, CPKC
Jon Gabriel, Vice President – Network Strategy, Design & Innovation, BNSF Railway
Eric Gehringer, Executive Vice President, Operations, Union Pacific
Karen Hedlund, Vice Chair, Surface Transportation Board
Peter Jones, Senior VP, International Engineering, Product Development & Automation, Greenbrier
Michael Miller, CEO – North America, Genesee & Wyoming Inc.
Eric Monger, Vice President, KBX Rail
Brad Myers, Executive Vice President, Chief Operations Officer, Amsted Digital Solutions
Adam Nordstrom, Principal, Viking Navigation LLC
Conrad Victor, Director Logistics, Cleveland Cliffs

Registered Meeting Attendees

Hotel Information
Grand Geneva Resort
7036 Grand Geneva Way
Lake Geneva, WI 53147

Our room block is now closed and the Grand Geneva Resort is sold out.

There are suites still available at Timber Ridge, to reserve a room at please call 262-248-8811. Our group rate is no longer available, but this hotel is on the same property as Grand Geneva so the closest alternate accomodations.

The current campus fee at Grand Geneva Resort is $35. MARS attendees are entitled to a $10 discount off that fee.

MARS is fortunate to have a wonderful group of organizations whose support allows us to continue to bring the finest networking events in the Midwest to the rail shipping industry! If you would like to support MARS through sponsorship and grow your company’s visibility, please review the options here or contact Tracy Stein, Executive Director of MARS at 872-212-4134.

MARS Sponsorships


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July 9


Grand Geneva Resort
7036 Grand Geneva Way
Lake Geneva, WI 53147 United States
(262) 248-8811


Tracy Stein
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