Arizona Bicycling Summit 2017

THANKS TO ALL THE SPEAKERS AND ATTENDEES FOR MAKING IT A GREAT SUMMIT
Here’s a few pictures.


 

The summit is part of Cyclomesa weekend

The summit is part of Cyclomesa weekend

Sponsored by: Coalition of Arizona Bicyclists, the City of Mesa,  Perimeter Bicycling Association of America, Association of Pedestrian and Bicycling Professionals.

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Friday, March 31, 2017  9am-4pm, registration begins at 8:30am
Location: Mesa Convention Center Bldg C, Center St., Mesa, AZ 85201
Vehicle parking: see parking map
Bicycle parking: there is expected to be ample space inside the meeting room.

FOOD/DRINK: No-host food truck options for lunch to include vegetarian meals; with shaded outdoor eating area.

Speakers & Panel Members

  • AZ Governor’s Office of Highway Safety
  • Maricopa Association of Governments (MAG)
  • Waymo Self-driving Car Project
  • Pima County
  • … and More

AGENDA

  • 8:30 Check-in/Day-Of Registration, visit display tables and network
  • 9:00 James Hash, City of Mesa, Senior Planner and Bob Beane, CAzB, President
    -Welcome, introduction of sponsors and organizers, Summit program overview
    -Logistics/housekeeping announcements/attendee packet comments
  • 9:15 Federal Funding for Bicycling Infrastructure and MAG Region Plans
    (Teri Kennedy, Transportation Improvement Program Manager, Maricopa Association of Governments)
  • 9:45 Maricopa County Active Transportation Plan [link to ATP site]
    (Reed Kempton, Senior Planner, Maricopa County DOT
  • 10:15 Bicycling Safety and the Law – Training Program for Law Enforcement in AZ
    (Ed Beighe, Coalition of Arizona Bicyclists and AZBikelaw.org)
  • 10:45 Morning Break
  • 11:00 AZ Governor’s Office of Highway Safety – Bicycling-Related Programs and Partnering Opportunities
    (Alberto Gutier, Director, AZ Governor’s Office of Highway Safety)
  • 11:45 “Spine” Study and Bicyclist Accommodation
    (Bob Hazlett, Senior Engineer, Maricopa Association of Governments)
  • 12:15 Lunch, visit display tables, networking, videos
  • 1:15 Panel Discussion – Arizona bicyclist-Involved crash causes and related data collection Issues
    (Eric Post, Attorney and James Schmidt, Managing Director, Roadsys LLC)
  • 1:45 Panel Discussion – Building Bicycling Programs for Under-served Populations
    (Matt Zoll, Bicycle and Pedestrian Program Manager, Pima County DOT)
    (Brandee Lepak, Owner, Global Bikes)
    (Robert Chacon, WeCycleUSA)
    (Bill McComas, VP, Phoenix Spokes People/ Staff Member, Rusty Spoke Community Bicycle Collective)
  • 2:30 Afternoon Break
  • 2:45 Bicycling and Public Health
    (Jon Ford, Vitalyst Health Foundation)
    (Leslie Donfeld, PLAN*et)
  • 3:15 Waymo Self-Driving Vehicle Project – Project Overview with Bicycling Focus
    (Jennifer Haroon, Head of Business Operations, Waymo)
  • 3:50 Summit Summary Comments
    (Organizing Team Members)
  • 4:00 Adjourn
  • 4:30 Optional no-host networking gathering at The Oak Room (Gastro Pub)
    61 E University Dr, Mesa, AZ 85201

REGISTER

online at ABS2017.eventbrite.com ;  fees:

  • $20 for early/regular on-line registration, through March 19, 2017.
  • $25 for late on-line registration, March 20 through March 29 (end of on-line registration)
  • $30 for day-of/walk-up registration on March 31 (cash and check, only); eventbrite available for cc payments with additional fee of $2.64

Hotel Info

BOOK NOW FOR BEST RATES and availability. El Tour de Mesa discount codes are valid for the Arizona Bicycling Summit

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Please use hashtag #ArizonaBicyclingSummit
Link to the event on Facebook.
Link to last year’s Summit, agenda, etc.

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