High Speed Rail Projects Around the World: Lessons Learned
Thursday, October 18, 2012 from 12:00 PM to 2:30 PM (PDT)
You are invited:
Join us for a conversation with Christopher Nash and Louis Thompson, who together will discuss lessons learned from high-speed rail projects around the world. Nash and Thompson will also touch on issues connected to California’s own high-speed rail project . A Q&A session will take place at the conclusion of the discussion.
Lunch served at noon, and program begins at 12:30.
About the speakers:
Christopher Nash is a Research Professor at the University of Leeds in England and has over 30 years of experience in transport economics. Professor Nash has been an advisor to the European Commission High Level Group on Transport Infrastructure Charging and is a member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of Transport Policy.
Louis Thompson is Principal at Thompson, Galenson and Associates, a consulting firm working with public & commercial clients on railway & transportation issues in the U.S. & worldwide. He is a member of the California High-Speed Rail Peer Review Group and holds an MBA from Harvard University.