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!
9:00-9:10 Welcome, Opening Remarks, Logistics
9:15-10:10 Session Panel 1: Strengthen existing access, 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, inclusion and equity within our sport and community
2:30-3:15 Expanding beyond the core: Strategies for engaging more members and driving heightened awareness of your organization
3:20-5:00 Should we come or should we go?: Oregon’s mountain bike organizations relationships 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
9am-12pm The next steps for Oregon mountain biking: Special breakout session to collaborate on the creation of a state-level mountain bike organization