Thursday, November 16

12:30 p.m.


Registration opens

1:30 p.m. — 2:15 p.m.

Galleria I (Downstairs)

GDOT Vulnerable Road User Task Team Meeting. 

Join the Georgia Department of Transportation and partners from across the state for a combined Pedestrian and Bicycle Task Team Meeting.

Galleria II (Upstairs)

Using Community Partnerships 

We Bike GA – Youth Bike Network, Charise Stephens
We Bike GA is a youth bike network that will host information sessions, biking excursions, and yearly youth biking awards.

UGA Extension: A Key Community Partner, Beth Kindamo

UGA Extension offices reach all parts of the state of Georgia and provide education, consultation, and resources to help Georgians improve their lives. Extension offers several evidence-based and practice tested chronic disease prevention and management programs.

2:30 p.m. — 3:15 p.m.

Galleria I (Downstairs)

GDOT, Regional Commissions, Safe Routes to School, Georgia Bikes partnership meeting

This meeting is exclusive for organization staff. Please feel free to attend our other session in Galleria II or explore our host city! 

Galleria II (Upstairs)
Striding Towards a Community Bike Ecosystem, Chris Doane

This presentation will highlight the strides made in Coweta County to establish a bicycle ecosystem. Topics will include the implementation of strider bike PE programs in every kindergarten in the County, the development of parks & recreation bike clubs for youth 6-12 and the establishment of multiple Georgia Cycling Association teams for youth in middle and high school. The core goal of the programming is to get more kids one bikes while the long-term goal is to influence municipal development of more bike facilities.


3:30 p.m. — 4:15 p.m.

Galleria I (Downstairs)

Bike Law 101: How to Deal with Aggressive Drivers, Bruce Hagen, Bike Law Georgia

Join Bike Law GA for an interactive session discussing the state of the law for bicyclists in Georgia, enforcement of the law, and the need for meaningful legislation to protect people who ride bikes. This session will also cover existing bicycle laws, how police investigations of bicycle-related crashes are conducted, and ways to protect yourself through insurance coverage.

4:30 p.m. — 5:00 p.m.

 Mobile Workshops

Radical Walks, Kenneth Thompson, AICP, City of Thomasville

Radical Walks are walking audits that highlight different issues, routes, opportunities, and neighborhoods

This workshop will begin in the Ballroom. Be prepared for a roughly one-mile walk.