2012 Oregon Active Transportation Summit – April 16-17

Join Cycle Oregon and Alliance partner organizations this spring as we gather for the second edition of the Oregon Active Transportation Summit. With roots going back to the original Oregon Bike Summit, this event now embraces all forms of active transportation. The core of the conference begins Monday.

y evening with the opening session, and continues all day Tuesday with dynamic speakers, more than two dozen breakout sessions and a lunchtime panel you won't wantto miss. 

This is your chance to stay up to date and fully involved in Oregon's cycling, walking and transit issues – and registration for the Oregon Active Transportation Summit is only $50 per person.

The first day of the conference will include committee meetings, with general registration open from 1-6 p.m. The opening general session, "The Future of Active Transportation," starts at 6 p.m. and features Alan Durning of the Sightline Institute. It will be followed by a networking reception.

Day Two begins with an opening session presentation by Anita Hairston of Policy Link. Three separate breakout sessions throughout the day offer attendees the chance to choose from 15 different topics, based on five central themes:

• Economic Benefits

• Advocacy

• Planning, Technology and Tools

• Funding

• Equity and Social Justice

Tuesday's lunchtime panel will focus on "Bikes Mean Business," delving into the economic benefits associated with active transportation. The conference wraps up with a closing session featuring Matt Garrett of the Oregon Department of Transportation. Click here to see a full agenda for the summit. 

Click here to see a full agenda for the summit.

Your registration includes a reception the first evening, light breakfast and lunch the second day, plus the chance to connect with some of the most involved transportation advocates around. Get an updated agenda and all the event details at the Oregon Active Transportation Summit website.

2012 Oregon Active Transportation Summit
April 16-17
Salem Conference Center
200 Commercial St. SE
Salem, Oregon 97301
Attendees $50; Vendors $30
Host Hotel: Grand Hotel