Program

Date: Sept 17, 18, 2016
Day 1
17 Sep 2016
Day 2
18 Sep 2016
08:00 - 09:00

Breakfast

Opening remarks

Karly Coleman

Opening Remarks

David Shepherd, MLA for Edmonton Centre

Opening remarks

Mayor John Borrowman, Town of Canmore

Keynote Speaker: Andy Clarke

Keynote Speaker: Andy Clarke, Director of Strategy, Toole Design Group (Maryland, USA) Focusing on bicycle travel and tourism as a strategy, and creating bicycling destinations to boost the strategy, Andy will...
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10:15-10:30

Break

Elevating and Perfecting Bicycle Tourism

Elevating and Perfecting Bicycle Tourism — a statewide strategy from Oregon, USA

Ontario By Bike

Ontario By Bike: Cycle Tourism Destination Development Through a series of programs, Ontario By Bike is working with a range of tourism and transportation partners to establish the province as...
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How could this work in Alberta?

How could this work in Alberta?” – Facilitated Discussion/Q & A with Scott and Louisa
12:00-1:00

Lunch

Urban Cycling Tourism

Urban Cycling Tourism – Historical Perspectives and New Synergies from the Frankfurt Region
14:00-14:15

Break – sponsored by Kubitz & Company Lawyers

Bike Share Planning: Learning from the successes and failures to create effective bike share systems * via video link

Elliot Fishman, Director, Transport Innovation, Institute for Sensible Transport (Melbourne, Australia)

Cultivating a Cycling Culture: A showcase of active transportation and cycling tourism in Ajax, ON

Cultivating a Cycling Culture: A showcase of active transportation & cycling tourism in Ajax Steve Parish, Mayor for the Town of Ajax (ON) Mayor Steve Parish will speak to the key...
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Tour De Canmore

Jacob Johnson, Town of Canmore staff, will lead participants on an easy cycling tour of Canmore, highlighting relevant cycle tourism features and insider information. Tour will start and end at...
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Saturday Night at the Movies

Join us for dessert and a viewing of bike-themed film “Island Etude” at Canmore’s Arts Place. Entrance is free for all conference registrants. Non-registrants welcome for $10. Admission includes a...
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07:30-08:30

Breakfast

Cycling Around the World

WSP | MMM Group Presenters: Mariya Otten-Andrew and Karl Tracksdorf

Parks Canada (Keynote)

Keynote Speakers, Parks Canada: Veronique Pelletier, Trails Officer, National Office and Eric Baron, Product Development Officer, Banff National Park Discussion: How Parks Canada is embracing cycling
10:00 - 10:15

Break

Connecting the Dots

Connecting the Dots: Map It and They Will Come. The Genesis of the Great Divide Mountain Bike Route

Quick Releases: Session 1-3

Three 10-15 minute informal presentation on exciting projects, ideas, and developments within the world of cycle tourism. Featuring: Rock Miller, CV Link, a Multi-Use Trail serving the Coachella Valley Darin Langhorst, Cycle Tourism...
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11:45-12:30

Lunch

Quick Releases: Sessions 4-6

Three 10-15 minute informal presentation on exciting projects, ideas, and developments within the world of cycle tourism. Featuring: Courtney Fellows, “Aiming to Increase Consistency and Change Legislation: Creating an Alberta Bicycle Facility...
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14:00 - 14:15

Break

Roundtable

Discussion with event partners and municipal representatives, facilitated by Government of Alberta staff. Goal of the discussion is to determine how to apply the lessons learned at the conference toward...
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