Council Member Luke Garrott and Mayor Ralph Becker announce the 2010 Utah Bike Summit
Salt Lake City, in partnership with nonprofit organizations from the Utah bicycle community, presents "Building Strong Voices for Bicycling," a two-day summit focused on networking, capacity-building, and effective advocacy. Jeff Miller, Executive Director of the Alliance for Biking & Walking, will kick off the panel discussions with an examination of bicycling issues in Utah. Other panels will include Working with Business, Being an Effective Advocate, and Working with Governmental Agencies. Congressman Jim Oberstar (MN), Chair of the U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, has been invited to be the keynote speaker. Participants will join in facilitated discussion sessions aimed at addressing their bike issues and brainstorming solutions. Networking opportunities include a Legislator's Appreciation Meet-and-Greet at the Gallivan Center on Friday evening. Lunches and breakfast will be provided. Registration for the Utah Bike Summit is free but seating is limited. The registration deadline is April 9, 2010.
Friday, April 16, 2010: 12pm-5pm
Saturday, April 17, 2010: 8am-4pm
Salt Lake City Main Library
Free registration at http://www.utahbikesummit.com