The 2014 Vermont Walk/Bike Summit and the Vermont Bike Expo will be two days of dynamic, interesting speakers, workshops, peer exchanges, activities and recognition of the ongoing work of making walking and bicycling more visible, safe, respected, and fun.
VERMONT WALK/BIKE SUMMIT, Saturday, March 29, 8:30am – 4pm
Keynote speaker, ten workshop session options, plated luncheon, and outdoor activities (beginning at 3pm). Just $20 with registration before March 28! ($30 at the door.)
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VERMONT BIKE EXPO, Sunday, March 30, 10am – 4:30pm
Featuring a number of cycling-specific events, including demos in Battery Park and non-competitve rides. Hosted by Sparta Synergy of East Montpelier. Tickets sold separately. Sparta Synergy’s Saturday Indoor Power Challenge requires an additional fee.
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KEYNOTE SPEAKER: CAROLINE SAMPANARO
Caroline is the Senior Director of Campaigns and Organizing at Transportation Alternatives, New York City’s leading transportation advocacy organization, with a citywide network of more than 100,000 supporters committed to reclaiming New York City’s streets for people. She is one of the nation’s foremost advocates for bicycling for transportation and has helped spearhead New York City’s rapid transformation into a bicycle-friendly city since 2006. In her role at Transportation Alternatives, Caroline directs dozens of grassroots campaigns to transform streets and adopt sustainable transportation policy in NYC, and manages the network of thousands of New Yorkers making that change a reality on the ground. [Learn More About Caroline]
Summit workshops will include:
- More Room for All of Us: Road Diets and Intersection Improvements
- Riding Forward: Revolutionary Bike Designs and Technologies
- Lamoille Valley Trail: “Vermont’s East/West Adventure”
- Mobilizing Communities Toward Better Health: Vermont Dept. of Health’s “Healthy Community Design Initiative” in Action
- Bike Path Tales: Rehabilitating the Burlington Bike Path & Building the Rutland Creek Path
- Let’s Get to Work: How Burton Snowboards & Go! Vermont Encourage Commuters to Reduce Their Carbon Footprint… and Save Money
- Bike Fitting and Training: Reach Your Goals While Enjoying the Ride
- Encouraging the Next Generation of Cyclists: Promoting Cycling and Mountain Biking
- Getting There Safely: Safe Routes to School / Safe Streets Collaborative
Schedule is approximate; full details will be available by February 28, 2014.
|8:30 – 9:30||Registration, Networking, Coffee & Breakfast|
|9:30 – 10:30||Opening Plenary Panel|
|10:30 – 10:45||Break & Exhibits|
|10:45 – 11:45||Workshop Session 1|
|11:45 – 1:15||Luncheon Keynote & Awards|
|1:15 – 2:15||Workshop Session 2|
|2:15 – 2:30||Break & Exhibits|
|2:30 – 3:00||Closing Plenary & Introduction to Mobile Workshops|
|3:00 – 4:00|| Mobile Workshops – Active & Outside (Weather Dependent)
REGISTRATION & COST
Registration for the 2014 Vermont Walk/Bike Summit is now open. Mark your calendars and plan to attend this energizing and informative event!
Cost: $20 per person in advance (includes a plated lunch). Non-refundable. $30 (cash or check) at the door.