2019 Georgia Bike Summit presented by Bike Law Georgia

        

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

10th Annual Georgia Bike Summit presented by Bike Law Georgia!

Georgia's only statewide gathering for bicycle advocates and people that want to make bicycling safer, more accessible and equitable, and better for all.

When: Friday and Saturday, September 27-28 2019

Where: Georgia State University in downtown Atlanta, GA

Who: Bicycle advocates, community members, industry representatives, planners + engineers, elected officials, government staff members, and more!

Register here:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2019-georgia-bike-summit-presented-by-bike-law-georgia-tickets-66928405663

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Program

Friday September 27th (free but please get a ticket if planning on attending)

9AM-12PM

Learning from Our Neighbor Tennessee: Active Transportation Planning and Advocacy in the Volunteer State

Featuring:

Leslie Meehan, MPA, AICP - Director of the Office of Primary Prevention at the Tennessee Department of Health

Jessica Wilson, MPA - Program Supervisor, Office of Multimodal Planning at the Tennessee Department of Transportation

Nora Kern, Executive Director of Walk Bike Nashville

 

1PM-4PM

Bicycle Industry + Tourism Gathering with speakers and discussion on how to leverage the broader industry for more support for bicycling in Georgia, including a soon-to-be formed outdoor recreation coalition in our state.

Speakers include:

- George Dusenbury, Georgia State Director of the Trust for Public Land, on the outdoor recreation coalition

- Brent Buice, GA/SC Coordinator of the East Coast Greenway, on trails, tourism, and economic opportunity

- Representatives from the Youth Bike Summit 2020 Atlanta organizing team on how the industry can support getting more kids on bikes

 

Full speaker list in late-August.

 

Welcome to Atlanta Group Ride

6:00-6:30PM - meet at Woodruff Park (corner of Peachtree St and Auburn Ave) for monthly Atlanta Critical Mass with 300+ riders! Inclusive, no drop 12-15 mile long ride at 10mph pace.

Rides leaves at 6:45PM and ends at Georgia Beer Garden (420 Edgewood Ave SE)  around 8:15-8:30PM for an after party! 

Join us for the ride and/or the party!

 

 

Saturday September 28th

9:00-3:30PM

Opening Plenary with Dr. RenĂ©e Skeete, Nedra Deadwyler, King Williams and Darin Givens on the past, present, and future of bicycles as a part of Atlanta's transportation landscape

Midday Session on creative grassroots actions for mobility justice with:

Organizers of the DeKalb Ave Rush Hour Slow Roll + West Peachtree Human-Protected Bike/Scooter Lane and the Respect Cascade campaign 

Breakout sessions on: Older Adults and Bicycles, Safe Routes to Schools in Georgia, Impacts of Shared Mobility, Community-led Bike/Walk Audits, Bikepacking/Bikeploring, and muchmore

Breakfast and Lunch provided

Full schedule in early September!

 

Sunday September 29th:

Two Great Bike Events!

Atlanta Streets Alive - Southwest

https://www.atlantastreetsalive.com/southwest

Six Gap Century and Three Gap Fifty Ride in Dahlonega, GA

https://www.6gap.com/

 

Host Hotel:

Hilton Atlanta

255 Courtland Street NE Atlanta, GA 30303

Conference rate link below:

https://book.passkey.com/event/49966361/owner/322/home

 

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