MARS 2024 Winter Meeting — 100 Years of MARS!

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2024 Winter Meeting

January 9, 2024 - January 11, 2024


Please save the date for the 100th Anniversary of MARS!

Join us January 9-11, 2024 as we return to the Westin Lombard for another exceptional networking and rail education experience!

Registration is now OPEN.

Meeting Registration

MARS Winter 2024 Speaker Line-Up

We are thrilled to welcome the following speakers:

Joe Hinrichs, CEO, CSX
Chuck Baker, President, American Short Line and Regional Railroad Association
Beth Whited, President, Union Pacific
Eric Monger, Vice President, KBX Rail, KBX
Alan Shaw, President & CEO, Norfolk Southern
Ian Jeffries, President & CEO, Association of American Railroads
Eric Marchetto, CFO, Trinity Rail
Keith Creel, President & CEO, CPKC
Elgeo Harris, Sr Manager, Government Affairs, Bunge
Paul Titterton, President of Rail North America, GATX
Anthony Hatch, ABH Consulting

…..and more to be announced soon!

Preliminary Agenda

Registered Attendees

MARS Sponsorships

Become a 2024 MARS Sponsor

For organizations with a Diamond, Platinum or Gold Level 2024 Sponsorship, a limited number of vendor tables are available.

Table Vendor Sign Up

Hotel Information

Westin Lombard Yorktown Center
70 Yorktown Shopping Center
Lombard, IL 60148

We have allocated a block of rooms from January 8-12 at a preferred rate of $185 per night.

This group rate is only available until December 18, 2023 or until our block fills up. Please book your room soon!

***Please be sure to book rooms ONLY through the link below or from an email specifically from MARS. There are some fraudulent emails being circulated to past MARS meeting attendees claiming that our block is nearly sold out.

Book Your Hotel Room



January 9, 2024
January 11, 2024


Westin Lombard Yorktown Center
70 Yorktown Shopping Center
Lombard, IL 60148 United States


Tracy Stein
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