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All breakout, plenary sessions, and mobile workshops are open to all Summit attendees unless otherwise noted. Let us know you would like to partipate by adding it to your schedule here. Space in all Mobile Workshops is limited, so sign up quick! 

The Active Transportation Leadership Institute is designed for Summit attendees who are staff of local and/or state-wide advocacy organizations.

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The National Bike Summit is the premier bike advocacy event of the year for bike advocates and professionals! 

WITH NEW LEADERSHIP IN THE OVAL OFFICE, we need your voice FOR BIKES on Capitol Hill!  Congress will be in session to hear your voice.

This INSPIRING event builds our movement for 2017 and beyond. Focus will be on regional planning, national and local messaging, and the road map of our work together in advancing the bicycling movement. Networking opportunities, keynote addresses from top government officials, workshops highlighting innovative advocacy ideas, and an organized Lobby Day to bring our pro-bicycling message to our elected officials on Capitol Hill - experience it all during our few days together!

This year’s event will be held March 6-9, 2017 at the Renaissance Hotel in Downtown DC, located at 999 Ninth St. NW Washington, DC 20001. 

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Monday, March 6 • 10:00am - 12:00pm
MOBILE WORKSHOP: Bicycles = Liberation, National Museum of American History LIMITED

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Meet inside at the National Museum of American History at the Constitution Avenue NW entrance. The museum is a mile from the hotel and opens at 10:00AM.

Explore the Smithsonian's "Bicycles = Liberation" exhibit. From the 1880s to the 1910s, Americans took to the wheel, sparking a nationwide bicycle craze. In the era before automobiles, bicycles were a means of affordable personal mobility. Americans awheel went to new places and felt differently about themselves. 

Included in this extensive display is an 1896 Columbia bicycle made by Pope Manufacturing Company. Embellished with gems and gold by Tiffany & Co. it is referred to as the "Hope Diamond of Bicycles."   Put your walking shoes on, this is a walking tour!



Monday March 6, 2017 10:00am - 12:00pm
The National Museum of American History Constitution Avenue, NW Between 12th and 14th Streets Washington, D.C.

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