The 2016 JRC (Joint Rail Conference) will take place April 12-15, 2016 in Columbia, SC. This international conference is the premier technical event in the U.S.A. including all discipline for freight and passenger rail transportation; mechanical, electrical, civil, and systems engineering, as well as rail safety, planning, design, manufacturing, financing, operations, and management.
The JRC Conference is sponsored cooperatively by eight technical societies and the University of South Carolina. It attracts engineers and technical personnel from multiple disciplines, representing operators, equipment builders, component suppliers, designers, consultants, academia, regulatory agencies and research organizations. Included in the program will be prominent keynote speakers from the rail industry.
The 2016 JRC offers the opportunity to learn about the latest developments in rail transportation as well as time for networking with other professionals in the industry. The keynote speakers are all recognized leaders in the rail industry.
ASME is a not-for-profit membership organization that enables collaboration, knowledge sharing, career enrichment, and skills development across all engineering disciplines, toward a goal of helping the global engineering community develop solutions to benefit lives and livelihoods. Founded in 1880 by a small group of leading industrialists, ASME has grown through the decades to include more than 140,000 members in 151 countries. Thirty-thousand of these members are students.