2018 Wyoming Bike Walk Trails Summit

Our Event Sponsors (to become a sponsor, please contact us at summit@wyopath.org):



Calling all Biking, Walking, & Trail Advocates, Wyoming Elected Leaders, Planners, Engineers, Transportation & Recreation Leaders, Public Health Practitioners, and Tourism Professionals

Please Join Wyoming Pathways, Platte River Trails and Friends of Pathways For The 2018 Wyoming Bike | Walk | Trails Summit – “Pathways to Prosperous Communities” May 21-23, 2018, Snow King Resort, Jackson, Wyoming

Join leaders in engineering, health and livable community design at this statewide Summit and leave with information and tools to develop and implement beneficial biking, walking and trails initiatives in your community!
 


AGENDA HIGHLIGHTS

Monday, May 21st:

  • PechaKucha Presentations: 12 slides in 6 minutes from 8 organizations across the state. Learn from your peers and neighbors about ways to build a healthier community. Prizes awarded!
  • Welcome Banquet & Keynote Speaker Dan Burden, Director of Innovation & Inspiration at Blue Zones: How to Live Longer and Happier Lives Through Livable Communities, Snow King Resort

Tuesday, May 22nd:

  • Building Active & Prosperous Communities Panel Discussion: Directors of Wyoming Department of Transportation, Wyoming Department of Health, Wyoming Office of Outdoor Recreation, Wyoming State Parks and the Wyoming Business Council.
  • Joe Gilpin, Alta Planning+Design: The 2018 Bicycle and Pedestrian System Task Force Report: Understanding the opportunities, benefits and challenges in Wyoming.
  • Promoting Active Living Panel Discussion: Healthy Partnerships to Grow Biking and Walking Infrastructure with various Wyoming health care experts.
  • Community Builders: The Economic Return on Investment of Bicycle and Pedestrian Systems.
  • Mobycon: Bringing International Best Practices for Safe Streets to Your Communities.
  • Active Field Trips: Explore Jackson’s world-renowned trail & pathway system.

Wednesday, May 23rd:

  • Community Builders: Early-morning workshop
  • Mobycon: Mid-morning workshop. 

Keynote Speakers:

Dan Burden, Director of Innovation and Inspiration at Blue Zones and co-founder and former Executive Director of the Walkable and Livable Communities (WALC) Institute: In his work, Dan brings together many disciplines and issues — such as street design, public safety, economic development and land-use planning — to create a holistic vision for healthy communities that are pedestrian- and bicycle-friendly. He is considered an international expert in walkability, bikeability, traffic calming, and road diets.  Dan was recently named one of the “Top 100 Urbanists of all time”.

 

Joe Gilpin, Vice-President, Alta Planning+Design: Joe’s work with small towns and rural communities across the country will provide key insight into many of the issues and potential solutions for Wyoming Communities. His engineering and planning experience includes bicycling, walking, and trails projects, and has included the creation of facility design guidelines and standards for agencies across North America.

 


Register early for special savings: Save $25 off of the regular registration rate of $125 by registering by March 31, 2018: https://2018-wyoming-bike-walk-trails-summit.eventbrite.com

Get special Summit lodging rates at the Snow King Resort: http://bookings.ihotelier.com/bookings.jsp?groupID=2052588&hotelID=77244.

Scholarship Opportunity: Attendees combining Summit registration with reserving a room at Snow King Resort additionally qualify for scholarship assistance – equal to one nights lodging.  If you would like to be considered for a scholarship, please complete this application form.  Reserve early, scholarships are limited.

Questions? Contact us at summit@wyopath.org or 307-316-2532.


Download the latest “Save the Date” flyer:

Comments are closed.