Event description

Comes join us October 28th and 29th in Bend as NWTA, COTA and Trans Cascadia present the 2017 Oregon MTB Community Summit!  There will be panelists and discussions on a variety of topics as we work together as a community in order to plot the future of our sport in Oregon!  A brief schedule is below and we will update more details as they become available.

This event will be held in concert with the Oregon Trails Summit which will be Friday, October 27th.  Registration for both events can be found here.

October 28th

9:00-9:10: Welcome, Opening Remarks, Logistics

9:15-10:1010 Session Panel 1: Strengthen existing access and addressing maintenance and trail expansion

10:15-11:15 Session Panel 2: Recreational Immunity and Risk Management: What this means for your organization and landowners

11:20-12:10 Oregon MTB Organizations Community Updates

12:10-1:00: Networking lunch (provided)

1:05-2:10: Session Panel 3:  Addressing gender roles and equity within our sport and community

2:10-2:30: Break

2:30-3:15: Expanding beyond the core:  Strategies for engaging more members and drive heightened awareness of your organization

3:20-5:00: Should we come or should we go?: Oregon mountain bike organization’s relationship with IMBA. Is it improving or getting worse? Developing a strategy for how we as local clubs relate to our national advocacy organization

5:00-5:10 Closing and Evaluation

5:15-7:00: Group social event at Bend Brewing Company

October 29th:

9am-12pm:  The next steps for Oregon mountain biking:  Special breakout session to collaborate on the creation of a state-level mountain bike organization