Call for Abstracts

Submit your abstract by Monday, February 12th.

Technical and Research Topics for Abstract Consideration:

  • State of Practice
  • Laboratory and Field Testing
  • Component and System Modeling
  • Design Methodologies and Advances
  • Manufacturing Innovations
  • Automated Inspection Technologies
  • Resilient Materials (e.g., Under Tie Pads)
  • Loading Environment
  • Tie Preservation
  • Field Performance
  • Failure Modes
  • Research Needs
  • Direct Fixation Track Systems
  • Sustainability of Crossties