Seminar: High Speed Rail System

Dec. 18, 2017

Seminar: High Speed Rail System

Date: December 18-20, 2017,

Location: University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Nevada UNLV Foundations Building, Las Vegas, NV 89154

Abstract: This seminar will help engineers, planners, managers of high speed rail agencies gain a broader understanding of high speed rail system. This seminar is also valuable for university students and faculty to learn how to perform better at their current position and open new career opportunities. It helps to connect with experienced professionals on practical and academic matters, and gain a greater appreciation of the technical and the not-so-technical aspects of high speed rail systems. The seminar is sponsored by RailTEAM, Rail Transportation Engineering and Advance Maintenance, A Tier-1 University Transportation Center on Improving Rail Transportation Infrastructure Sustainability and Durability (https://www.unlv.edu/railteam)

Professional Development Hours: By attending this seminar you are entitled to earn 2 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) or 20 Professional Development Hours (PDHs).

Instructors: The experts from the following agencies of different countries will deliver their lecturers during the seminar:
1. Arup, Los Angeles, California
2. Fundación Caminos de Hierro
3. Siemens Industry, Inc.
4. Consultrans, S.A.
5. China Railway International USA Co.

Registration: The registration is free which includes: (1) breakfast and lunch, and (2) lecture materials provided electronically. The registration form is attached, please complete the  form and send/email it to:

Boniphace Kutela, Program Coordinator
Railroad University Transportation Center
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Construction
University of Nevada, Las Vegas
4505 Maryland Parkway, Box 454015
Las Vegas, NV 89154-4015
Phone: 702-858-0013
Fax: 702-895-3936
Email: kutela@unlv.nevada.edu