In its 8th year, the Worcester Regional Chamber of Commerce’s Game Changers Expo and Conference will be held on Friday, October 13, 2023. Rail: Connecting Our Economy, will focus on rail as being a key transportation piece that is imperative to the movement of goods and people by providing critical connections across the New England region and beyond.
Join us for this half day event where you will learn about the future of the East/West rail, freight rail growth, and the environmental benefits of rail utilization. Expand your professional network, and engage in thought provoking sessions and discussions. Our event agenda is composed of experts in the industry and public policy leaders who are excited to share their thoughts and insights about how passenger and freight rail keeps us competitive both at home and on the global stage. The Game Changers Expo is Worcester’s largest business networking and educational event for business leaders and employees.
"Rail is more than a service, it provides a robust, efficient, and climate-friendly way to keep American industries connected. When freight rail works, America works." - Association of American Railroads
7:30 am…. Registration and Networking
8 am…….. Breakfast, Awards, Keynote
9:45 am….Breakout Session 1 | Freight Rail- Jobs & Logistics in a fast-moving economy
Panelist: Andy Koziol, Director of Rail & Transit, MassDOT
Panelist: Steve Cotrone, President, Intransit Container Inc.
Panelist: Maurice O’Connell, Reginal VP at CSX Transportation
11 am……. Breakout Session 2 | Strengthening the link between New England’s’ two largest cities-Further improvement & expansion of commuter rail
Panelist: Jeff Gonville, Assistant GM MBTA
Panelist: Mike Muller, CEO, MBTA
Noon…….. Lunch and Keynote featuring a fireside chat with Congressmen James McGovern and Richard Neal
1:30 pm…. Conclude