“Big Data” in Railroad Maintenance Planning

About the Conference

This third annual “Big Data” conference features more than two dozen experts who will discuss the railroad industry’s need for effective, practical maintenance planning, helping you understand the latest techniques for gathering, analyzing, and efficiently converting the “mountain” of complex data (a.k.a. “Big Data”) into usable information for optimizing capital maintenance programs.

December 15-16, 2016
University of Delaware
Newark Campus

Organized by: 
Railroad Engineering & Safety Program
Big Data Center
Professional Engineering Outreach
at the University of Delaware


In just 1.5 days, you will learn from technical talks delivered by some of the top leaders in the railroad industry and related government agencies. Following a keynote address by Lisa Stabler, President, Transportation Test Center, Inc. (TTCI), the technical talks will be divided into these topical sessions:

  • Leveraging “Big Data” for total Track Assessment
  • Railroad Needs from “Big Data”
  • “Big Data” Applications and Case Studies
  • “Big Data” Applications and International Case Studies
  • “Big Data” Analysis Theory and Techniques
  • Attend all sessions and earn 11 PDHs/1.1 CEUs!

CLICK HERE to view the agenda. It will be updated often, so check back regularly for additional details.

Look who will be there!


Thanks to the generosity of our sponsors, registration is free! Pre-registration is required by December 9.

>> Click here to register

>> Click here for hotel reservation details at a special conference rate


We are very grateful to our generous conference sponsors. If your organization would like to become a sponsor for this conference or for the University of Delaware Railroad Engineering & Safety Program, please contact Dr. Allan M. Zarembski.


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