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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.


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. 

Tuesday, March 7 • 8:00am - 9:30am
PLENARY: Innovation and Trends in Transporation: A View from all Sectors

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This mornings plenary will include leaders from the business, non-profit and Congress to discuss trends and innovations in their sector around transportation. 

  • Michele Whyle at 3M about their investment in  both BFB and the National Bike Challenge 
  • We'll have a Q&A with Rep. Earl Blumenauer. Not just his regular opening - but he'll take Q&A about what to expect in the new Congress, and with the new Administration
  • Jason Goldman of the Intelligent Transportation Society of America will talk about Automated Vehicles and other new technology and how it could effect our biking, and our communities.


Rep. Earl Blumenauer

Representative Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) continues to be the leading bicycle advocate in Congress. He will not only address the Summit but take some time to answer questions regarding trends in transportation during the Trump Era.

Jason Goldman

Mr. Jason Goldman is the Vice President for External Affairs and Stakeholder Engagement for the Intelligent Transportation Society of America. He will talk to us about automated cars and other technologies and how they effect people who bike.
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Caron Whitaker

Government Relations, League of American Bicyclists
I am responsible for designing and implementing federal policy strategy for the League, and for determining the “ask” for the National Bike Summit lobby day. Talk to me about any questions you may have on lobbying, Congress or federal policy.

Michele Whyle

Michele Whyle is 3M’s Brand Director and is responsible for Brand Strategy and Activation, Brand Communications, including 3M’s Social Media channels, and Brand Sponsorships for 3M. She'll be talking about the collaboration between 3M and the League's National Bike Challenge... Read More →

Tuesday March 7, 2017 8:00am - 9:30am EST
North/Central Ballroom