Conference Programming 

Day 1
Day 2
Day 3

*All times are Eastern Daylight Time (EDT)

DAY 1: Wednesday, July 28

11:30 am - 12:00 pm  Kickoff Social
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Welcome, Keynote Speaker (Angie Schmitt), and Mobile Tour
1:45 pm - 2:45 pm Panel Sessions (concurrent):
  Youth voices: Partnering with youth as community members and advocates
  • Jacob Smith, Jacob Smith Motivation
  • Alison Collard de Beaufort, Student, Worcester Polytechnic
  • Edith Sanchez, High school student activist with FFORC: Food, Fitness and Opportunity Research Collaborative at University of North Carolina
  Completing the Roundabout: Improving How We Accommodate People on Bikes Through Roundabouts
  • Matt Starkey, Presidio Trust
  • Ryan McClain, Fehr & Peers
  • Lennart Nout, Mobycon
  Pedestrian Fatality Fundamentals: What are They, Why Haven't They Been Addressed, and What Can We Do About Them?
  • Rebecca L Sanders, Safe Streets Research & Consulting
  • Robert J. Schneider, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
  • Kelcie Ralph, Rutgers University
  E-bikes and Equity: Lessons Learned from Denver, Philadelphia, and Beyond
  • Christopher B Douwes, Federal Highway Administration
  • Amy R Plovnick, USDOT Volpe Center
  • Robby Long, UrbanTrans
  • Aaron Ritz, City of Philadelphia, Office of Transportation, Infrastructure, and Sustainability (OTIS)
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm Interactive Workshops (concurrent):
  Communication Habits to Up Your Engagement Game
  • Megan Wooley-Ousdahl, Toole Design
  • Mary Jane Nirdlinger, Town of Chapel Hill
  Rewind and Fast Forward: Where was Philadelphia's Regional Trail Network 10 Years Ago and Where Will it Be 10 Years From Now?
  • Spencer Finch, Langan Engineering
  • Sarah Clark Stuart, Bicycle Coalition of Greater Philadelphia
  • Shawn Legendre, DVRPC
  Can I Get There from Here? Navigating Outdoor Environments that are Accessible to All
  • Becky Davidson, American Council of the Blind
  • Clark Rachfal, American Council of the Blind
  • Sheila Styron, The Whole Person
  • Syroun Sanossian, SZS Engineering Access Inc (Moderator)
  Conducting a Pedestrian Safety Program by Virtual Community Engagement
  • Taylor Firestine, Health by Design
  • Logan Lane, Health by Design
  • Vincent Hill, Health by Design
5:30 pm - 6:00 pm Plenary Speaker, Toks Omishakin
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm Networking Social Hour
Join us for a social hour as we wrap up Day 1 of the Conference.