Volunteer for International Trails Symposium

Jan. 27, 2015 | Portland, OR -- The 2015 International Trails Symposium is coming May 17-20 to the Oregon Convention Center in Portland.

Addressing every aspect of trails, greenways and waterways, the symposium provides an opportunity to network with experts and enthusiasts from around the world while learning from dozens of educational sessions and mobile workshops. This year's theme is "Solutions for Success."

View a symposium schedule here. Discounted early registration is now open.

You can also gain admission to the world-class event as a volunteer. The Intertwine Alliance is coordinating room hosts, registration assistants, greeters, Portland ambassadors, audio-visual assistants, driver to mobile workshops and more. Volunteers will get a symposium t-shirt, free admission to one session for every four hours volunteered, and more.

Click here for a description of the volunteer opportunities and benefits, and to sign up. 

The symposium is organized by American Trails with major partner the Professional Trailbuilders Association and local host and major planning partner Metro. Other major sponsors to date are The Intertwine Alliance; Oregon State Parks and Recreation; REI; MIG, Inc.; Northwest Youth Corps; Alta Planning + Design; the Bureau of Land Management; National Park Service; US Fish & Wildlife Service; and the USDA Forest Service.