Heavy Haul Sessions Speaker:
Manager of Track Design
Biography: Dylan Gareau is the Manager of Track Design, Track Standards and Welding at Canadian Pacific. He is responsible for technical guidance and the further development of track-related standards, welding standards and design of special trackwork. Dylan works with internal and external stakeholders to drive the development of standards and practices in the rail industry as it evolves. He has been involved with the Railway Association of Canada on major regulatory cases in the industry, driving change based on assessments of industry practices, current technology, and safety risks. Dylan holds a masters from the University of Waterloo in Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering, where his research included visual odometry for autonomous navigation of UAVs. He has a keen interest in technology and automation, with the determination to bring these into the railway industry.