The AREMA Railway Roadbed & Ballast Symposium will be held February 10 – 12, 2020 in Kansas City, MO at the Kansas City Marriott Downtown Hotel.  The Symposium will consist of key railroad industry leaders, practitioners and researchers devoted to examining challenges and solutions related to railway track ballast, roadbed and drainage. 

In addition, the Symposium will focus on topics such as ballast & roadbed management, research & development, and current maintenance & renewal practices, with an emphasis on identifying the future needs in these areas.  Over twenty presentations will be given by top-level engineering professionals from the major railroads, consultancies and universities in North America.  International perspectives will be given by participants from Asia, Europe and Africa.  The Symposium will provide a forum for discussion of existing and developing technologies to help improve the performance of the track foundation.