2017 Event Schedule

Location: Hyatt Regency Crystal City (Arlington, VA)

Friday, October 6

  • Rolling Registration: 4:00pm-7:00pm

  • Welcome & Social: 7:00pm-9:00pm

Saturday, October 7

  • Registration/Breakfast (8:00am-9:15am)

  • Keynote Session (9:30am-11:00am) – click to view speaker bios

    • Ahmad Toure (National Park Service)
    • Daiquan Medley (Gearin’ Up Bicycles)
    • Erick Cedeño (Bicycle Nomad)
    • Usman Zafar (Phoenix Bikes) & Scott Catanzaro (DT Racing)
    • Karter Gilbertsen (Self)
    • Lynn Salvo (Guinness Wold Record title – oldest woman to bike across US)
    • MasPaz (Muralist)
    • Samara Cathirell (Phoenix Bikes)
  • Session I (11:15am-12:15pm) – click to view workshop descriptions

    • A Bicycle Friendly America, Starting with Your Campus – The League of American Bicyclists (DC)
    • Bikes as a Pathway to Empower Women: Susan B. Anthony 2.0 – Trails for Youth, The Bike Lane, West Town Bikes (VA & IL)
    • Bike Camp with Community Partners – Community Cycling Center (OR)
    • Developing Expeditionary Learning by Bike – El Puente Academy & International High School-US (NY)
    • Gearin’ Up for Biz – Gearin’ Up Bicycles (DC)
    • Growing Advocacy within Youth: The Anderson Family’s Quest to Let Kids Ride to Schools – The Anderson Family & Fairfax Alliance for Better Bicycling (VA)
    • Leveraging Bicycles to Connect with Communities: A Law Enforcement Perspective – Black Women Bike & Multi-jurisdictional Bicycle Police (DC & VA)
    • Mission Accomplished: How to Create & Uphold an Awesome Mission Statement – Neighborhood Bike Works (PA)
    • Project Street Mix-up – The Bureau of Good Roads (VA)
    • Raising the Roof: Bicycling for Change – Bike & Build (PA)
    • Tour De Circuit Trails: Funding, Planning & Going on Your Own Bike Tour –  Cadence Youth Cycling (PA)
    • Train the Trainer with the Positive Spin Youth Cycling Toolkit – Bike Pittsburgh (PA)
    • Try a Tri: USA Triathlon Youth Programs – USA Triathlon (CO)
    • *Makers Space, Presented by Tech Shop DC-Arlington & arlington arts (VA)*
  • Lunch Plenary Session (12:30pm-1:45pm)

  • Session II (2:00pm-3:00pm) – click to view workshop descriptions

    • Activate! Make Good Things Happen in Your Community! – DurableHuman.com (VA)
    • Advocacy/Biking/College: You Can Have It All – Lees-McRae College (NC)
    • Advocacy Now! – Bike Works Seattle (WA)
    • Bikes, Vision Zero & Us – Gearin’ Up Bicycles & DC Dept. of Transportation (DC)
    • Do it. Don’t Wait! – Lynn Salvo, Guinness World Record Holder (VA)
    • Girls Bike Club – West Town Bikes (IL)
    • How to Plan a Multi-Day Bike Trip – Boy Scout Troop 1978 (VA)
    • Making Connections: Trails at the Heart of Healthy, Thriving Communities – Rails-to-Trails Conservancy (DC)
    • Passionate Paycheck: Bike Education & Youth Employment – Bike New York (NY)
    • Project Street Mix-up – The Bureau of Good Roads (VA)
    • Taking It to The Next Level: Starting my Own Bike Repair Business – Phoenix Bikes (VA)
    • Try a Tri: USA Triathlon Youth Programs – USA Triathlon (CO)
    • Using the Bike as a Time Machine – Triangle Bikeworks (NC)    
    • What Makes a Community Bike-Friendly? A Mobile Workshop –  BikeArlington (VA)             
    • *Makers Space, Presented by Tech Shop DC-Arlington & arlington arts (VA)*
  • Session III (3:15pm-4:15pm) – click to view workshop descriptions

    • A Bicycle Friendly America, Starting with Your Campus – The League of American Bicyclists (DC)
    • Bikes as Business: Achieving Your Entrepreneurial Vision – Arlington Chamber of Commerce & local entrepreneurs on wheels (DC & VA)
    • Cycling: Does a Body Well – American Physical Therapy Association (VA)
    • Decriminalization of Youth on Bikes – BYKE Collective, Inc. (MD)
    • Documenting What It’s Like to Navigate the Streets of Your Communitythe Youth Bike Research Project – Allison Mattheis, PhD & the Youth Bike Research Team (CA & USA)
    • Greasing the Wheels: Revenue Strategies for Non-profit Bike Organizations – West Town Bikes (IL)
    • Reading, Writing & Riding: Bikes in Schools in DC & VA – Safe Routes to Schools (Arlington & Fairfax), Alexandria Bicycle and Pedestrian Advisory Committee, DC Public Schools & Washington Area Bicyclist Association (DC & VA)
    • Ride Hard, Have Fun & Don’t Be a Jerk: The Importance of Team Culture in Cycling – DT Racing & Phoenix Bikes (VA)
    • Sending the Dirt Quad: Getting our CX Program Off the Ground – Cadence Youth Cycling (PA)
    • The E-Bike Revolution – Trek Bicycle (VA)
    • The Evolution of the Folding Bike Helmet: Innovation in the Bike Industry & Women’s Entrepreneurship – AnneeLondon.com (PA)
    • Traveling by Bicycle for Beginners – Erick Cedeño (AZ)
    • What Makes a Community Bike-Friendly? A Mobile Workshop –  BikeArlington (VA)
    • Yoga for Cyclists – Erin Sonn, M.Ed. (VA)
    • Youth Advocacy: Energizing, Empowering, Effective – Bike Walk RVA (VA) 
    • *Makers Space, Presented by Tech Shop DC-Arlington & arlington arts (VA)*

              

  • Preflection (4:15pm-5:00pm)

  • Night on the Town Activities (5:00pm-9:00pm), optional, to be announced

Sunday, October 8