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National Coal Transportation Association

2017 Operations & Maintenance Conference

From June 12, 2017 until June 14, 2017

2017 Registered Attendees

The NCTA Operations & Maintenance Committee will hold its annual conference June 12-14, 2017 at the Eldorado Resort and Spa in Santa Fe, New Mexico. The conference will include sessions dedicated to the study of the technology, design, maintenance, operations, and repair of railcars in unit train service. The traditional Private Car Owner Roundtable will allow attendees to discuss challenges and review best practices. The Roundtable will consist of a two sessions on Monday with the morning session opened to NCTA voting members and the afternoon session open to all NCTA members. The conference will feature all the usual events including an opening night reception, continental breakfast, dinner for attendees and guests on Tuesday evening, and will conclude with the annual golf tournament.


Registration is required for each attendee at the O&M conference. The conference is open to all NCTA members regardless of whether you have participated actively in the ongoing activities of the O&M working committee. The conference fee is $600 for members and $800 for non-members. After May 22nd, an additional fee of $100 will be added for late registrants. The registration fee covers the registration packet of information, admission to all meeting proceedings, the welcoming reception on Monday evening, continental breakfast on Tuesday and Wednesday, dinner and entertainment on Tuesday night, and all refreshment breaks. There is a charge for each guest of a registrant that participates in the Tuesday dinner and/or golf.


Conference sponsorship opportunities are available at three levels of support - Platinum $2,500, Gold $1,500, and Silver $1,000. For complete details on the various sponsorship levels, download the document below.



The Eldorado Hotel & Spa offers you 219 beautifully appointed guest rooms and suites with views of downtown Santa Fe or surrounding mountains and sunsets, just two blocks from the historic Santa Fe Plaza where there are 100+ shops, galleries and museums.

Please be aware that the hotel offers complimentary meeting space for this event provided that we meet our commitment to fill our room block, so it is important to us at you stay at the Eldorado. This is standard for most events of this type, not something unique to NCTA. If you have any trouble getting the dates you want at the NCTA rate, give us a call.

ONLINE RESERVATION LINK: Link to Reserve in the NCTA Block

RESERVATIONS: 505-988-4455 or 1-800-955-4455

Group Name: 2017 NCTA Operations & Maintenance Conference
Group Code: 1706072017

ROOM RATES PER DAY: $175.00 Single/Double

Taxes are additional; however, there is no resort fee. Wireless internet access is included. The cutoff date for the NCTA room block is Monday May 22, 2017. Check-in time is 4:00 PM and check-out time is 12:00 noon. Parking is $18/day. The Eldorado Hotel & Spa is located at 309 W San Francisco St., Santa Fe, NM 87501.

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