2017 Utah Bike Summit
March 14, 2017: Ogden Courtyard – Ogden, Utah
Registration will be open soon
The Utah Bike Summit is the statewide bicycle conference. The summit brings together everyday riders, bicycle and trail advocates, representatives from Utah’s bicycle industry, planners, engineers, representatives from Utah’s tourism industry and health fields, and local and state government officials in order to make Utah more bicycle friendly. Regardless of your interest in bicycling (transportation, recreation, road, mountain, commuter), the Utah Bike Summit is for you and all are encouraged to attend.
- All educational/breakout sessions and keynote address
- Networking opportunities
- Catered lunch
If you would like to sponsor the 2017 Utah Bike Summit, send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Keynote: Mike Lydon
Mike Lydon is a Principal with Street Plans and leads the firm’s New York City office. Mike is an internationally recognized planner, writer, speaker, and advocate for livable cities. NPR, The New York Times, CNN Headline News, ABC News, City Lab, Planetizen, Salon, Next City, Architect Magazine, and Streetsblog have featured his work, among other publications.
Mike is the creator and primary author of the The Open Streets Project and the globally acclaimed series Tactical Urbanism: Short-Term Action, Long-Term Change Vol.1 – 4. With Tony Garcia, Mike authored the full-length book Tactical Urbanism, published by Island Press in March 2015. Mike also collaborated with Andres Duany and Jeff Speck in writing The Smart Growth Manual, published by McGraw-Hill in 2009 and honored by Planetizen as one of the top ten planning books of 2010.
A founding member of the New England Chapter of the Congress for the New Urbanism, a Board Member for CNU New York, and a steering committee member of the Next Generation of New Urbanists, he remains active in both local and national planning, design, and smart growth advocacy issues. He lectures frequently and leads workshops and trainings on the topics of smart growth, tactical urbanism, and complete streets/active transportation.
Before launching the firm in 2009, Mike worked for Smart Growth Vermont, the Massachusetts Bicycle Coalition, and Ann Arbor’s GetDowntown Program. From 2006 – 2009 Lydon worked for Duany Plater-Zyberk and Company (DPZ), an international leader in the practice of smart growth planning, design, and research techniques.
Mike currently serves on Transportation Alternative’s Executive Committee for the New York City Harbor Ring project, is an advisor to the Bicycle Coalition of Maine, and sits on the Board of the Center for a New American Dream. Mike received a B.A. in American Cultural Studies from Bates College and a Masters in Urban Planning from the University of Michigan. He encourages you to trade four wheels for two.
Transportation & Location Information
The Ogden Courtyard is conveniently located at 247 24th St. in Ogden just two blocks east of the Ogden FrontRunner Station.
A limited number of rooms are available at the Ogden Courtyard for the rate of $109.00
Get the Utah Bike Summit room rate HERE
Getting To the Ogden Courtyard
Free Bicycle Valet will be provided all day on the south side of the Ogden Courtyard. Bicycle valet is courtesy of the Ogden Bicycle Collective.
The Ogden FrontRunner Station is located just two blocks to the west of the Ogden Courtyard. If you would like a free UTA pass for the day of the event, please indicate this when you register. Passes will be mailed to registrants and will only be available to attendees who register by February 24th.
Parking is available on site.