115 people have already said yes. We have capacity for 200 at the Georgia Trail Summit June 4, 5 and 6.
Still undecided? Come on. Join us.
- Check out our impressive agenda here. Registration is only $90 for three days including some meals. Click here.
- And hotel rooms are still available at our very cool venue, the Graduate in downtown Athens. Click here to receive a reduced rate.
- Accelerate your own trail project by learning from the success of others. Join the conversation. Make new connections.
The schedule of presentations at the Georgia Trail Summit is now ready. With a wealth of expert speakers from around the state, our content committee has carefully selected a well-rounded, informative and fun program for June 4, 5 and 6 in Athens.
- Browse the full schedule, though some things could change.
- Register at Eventbrite for $90 which includes several meals. Be sure to sign up for any workshops you are keen on, as space is limited.
- Reserve your room at the Graduate Hotel – the Summit headquarters.
- Deadline is May 10 for rooms at the Graduate. Only 85 are available.
- Deadline is May 22 for rooms at Hotel Indigo nearby at a slightly higher rate.
We look forward to being with you at the summit and especially on National Trails Day, June 6.
Finalizing the list of all 30 sessions and workshops and the news is out this week! All presenters have been notified and RFPs responded to. Polished up view of the FULL summit agenda will be online next week. Here is a sneak peek at the list of speakers, and take a look at the fine sponsorship we have on board this year.
Speakers confirmed for panel and concurrent presentations and workshops:
- Amanda Clay – Alpharetta PD Bike Patrol Unit
- Andrew Kohr – Stantec Consulting
- Blake Sanders – Alta Planning + Design
- Bobbie Byers – Chattahoochee Trail Horse Assoc President
- Brad Davis – Alta Planning + Design
- Brent Buice – Georgia Bikes
- Brittain Storck – Alta Planning + Design
- Byron Rushing – Atlanta Regional Commission
- Candace Rutt – CDC
- Carlos F. Perez – Perez Planning + Design
- Carolyn Hartfield – Healthy Lifestyle Coach
- Collin Chesston – Alta Planning + Design
- Dan MacIntyre – Georgia Canoeing Association
- Debbie Crowe – CTHA Forest Service Liaison
- Denise Starling – Livable Buckhead
- Ed McBrayer – PATH Foundation
- Elizabeth Cole – Greenberg Farrow
- Eric Champlin – Atlanta Trails
- Erica Studdard – Friends of Carrollton GreenBelt
- Gwyneth Moody – Georgia River Network
- Hagen Hammons – National Park Foundation
- Holley Wilkin – GSU
- Howard Shook – City of Atlanta Councilman
- Jeff Baxter – Atlanta PD Bike Patrol Unit
- Jim Langford – MillionMileGreenway
- Joel Mann – Nelson\Nygaard
- John Devine – NEGRC
- John Purcell – cobb County Parks & Rec
- Katelyn Digioia – GDOT
- Kelly Pack – Rails to Trails Conservancy
- Kent Johnston – City of Carrollton Parks
- Kim Jones – Community Foundation of West Georgia
- Kimberly W. Nesbitt – GDOT
- Lindsey Daniels – Gwinnett County Parks and Recreation
- Marianne Fowler – Rails to Trails Conservancy
- Mary Cook – Firefly Trail
- Maurice Carter – Newton Trails
- Mera Cardenas – Arabia Mountain Heritage Area Alliance
- Michelle Elliott – UGA Archway
- Mike Riter – Trail Design Specialists, LLC
- Natalia Shim – PhD Engineering, UGA
- Oliver Seabolt – Orion Planning Group
- Richard Jackson – MD, MPH, UCLA
- Rob Brawner – Atlanta BeltLine Partnership
- Robert Greene – Columbus PD Bike Patrol Unit
- Robin Allen – IMBA-SORBA
- Spencer Frye, Athens Representative, District 118
- Tracie Sanchez – Decatur Active Living
- Walt Cook – ACC Cook’s Trail