2017 Annual Conference

rwi_2017_logo_w_sponsorsThe League of Railway Industry Women (LRIW) is excited to once again be hosting our 2017 Annual Conference in conjunction with Railway Interchange in Indianapolis, Indiana from September 17-20, 2017. LRIW Annual Conference dates will be September 18 and 19.

One of the show’s highlights is always the announcement the LRIW Outstanding Woman of the Year – a prestigious industry award co-sponsored by Progressive Railroading. Do you know a woman who has improved the railway industry through her leadership, dedication and vision? If so, nominate her and recognize her for her outstanding achievements. You can find more information here. The deadline is August 11, 2017.

We would like to invite you to join us in Indy to learn more about what we’re all about!

Register to Attend

Registration to attend the LRIW Annual Conference at Railway Interchange 2017 is now open. As a part of the Coordinated Mechanical Associations (CMA), you must register under the CMA Conference Sessions and chose LRIW as your organization affiliation. The cost to attend the LRIW Annual Conference is $250 ($325 after 8/9).

LRIW CMA pass gives attendees access to the exhibit hall and all of the CMA Technical & Educational Sessions. Fees also cover the keynote address, and all meals and receptions on the exhibit hall floor.

LRIW Conference Program

Book Your Room

We look forward to seeing you in Indy and we appreciate you staying at one of our contracted hotels. Please support Railway Interchange and our hotel partners by booking within our block. Hotels will fill up quickly. It is highly recommended that you make your hotel reservation as soon as you register.

Are you an LRIW Member? Why not join today! The LRIW puts on a full program at Railway Interchange, complete with a broad-range of industry speakers from across North America who will discuss a variety of relevant industry-related topics and trends; host networking events; and, a very popular panel discussion. A special part of this program, is our Annual Member’s Meeting and a highlight of it is the announcement of our Outstanding Member of the Year award.

Check back soon, because we’ll be posting more information here about this year’s Annual Conference.


The LRIW would like to thank our generous 2017 Annual Conference Sponsors.


Amsted Rail

Budde Enterprises






Do you have questions or want to be on our Annual Conference email list? Please email Claire Tomlinson at events@lriw.org.