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Utah Transit Supply Chain Connectivity Forum

The Buy America Transit Supply Chain Connectivity Forum was held at the Grand America Hotel in Salt Lake City, UT with 48 attendees. More than 30 were manufacturers who participated in speed networking with transit equipment manufacturers such as Alstom Transport, BAE Systems, Stadler Rail, and Wabtec. The event featured remarks and rousing support for manufacturers in America from Senior Advisor to FTA Administrator Federal Transit Administration and information from FTA Buy America Attorney Richard Wong as well as, Utah MEP and NIST MEP.

June 24, 2015
The Grand American Hotel
555 South Main Street
Salt Lake City, UT

Attendees: 48 (Attendee List)

Partners: NIST-MEP, Utah MEP, American Public Transit Association (APTA) and FTA



Participating OEM's and Tier 1 Panelist

Alstom Transport – Ian Brodie (ian.brodie [at] (ian[dot]brodie[at]transport[dot]alstom[dot]com))

BAE Systems – Steven Marusich (steven.marusich [at] (steven[dot]marusich[at]baesystems[dot]com))

Faiveley Transport – Brandon Gasiewicz (brandon.gasiewicz [at] (brandon[dot]gasiewicz[at]faiveleytransport[dot]com)) (NOT AVAILABLE TO ATTEND)

Stadler Rail – Christian Inauen (christian.inauen [at] (christian[dot]inauen[at]stadlerrail[dot]com))

Wabtec – Nichole Paoli (npaoli [at] (npaoli[at]wabtec[dot]com))

Participating Suppliers and other Panelist

ABB – Steven Ojalvo (steven.ojalvo [at] (steven[dot]ojalvo[at]ca[dot]abb[dot]com))

Doppelmayr USA, Inc. – Kristian "Kris" Sjöström (kristian.sjostrom [at] (kristian[dot]sjostrom[at]doppelmayrusa[dot]com))

Klune – Max Chatwin (RMChatwin [at] (RMChatwin[at]pccaero[dot]com))

Created June 30, 2015, Updated June 12, 2017