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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. 

Thursday, March 9 • 10:00am - 3:00pm
Active Transportation Leadership Institute Meeting - Advocacy Staff

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The Active Transportation Leadership Institute is designed for leaders of local and state-wide bicycle advocacy groups that are members of the League. This meeting is specifically designed for staff of advocacy organizations. For more information on the Institute visit http://institute.bikeleague.org/.

Please consider coming to the Monday session 10am-noon to introduce and vote on topics to be discussed Thursday.


10am-noon Peer learning and best practices – where you lead discussions or presentations on topics of interest to your organizations.

Noon-1pm Continue the conversations at lunch on your own (and with friends)

1pm-3pm Listening session for the Active Transportation Leadership Institute – where League staff will lead discussions on topics suggested by you about how the Active Transportation Leadership Institute can serve your organizational needs.

This session is for state and local advocates.  For more information on the Institute visit http://institute.bikeleague.org/. 

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Ken McLeod

Policy Director, League of American Bicyclists
As Policy Director for the League of American Bicyclists I work on a broad portfolio of bicycle-related issues at federal, state, and local levels of government. My current priorities include working with state and local partners to get all 50 states to take our Bicycle Friendly State... Read More →
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Bill Nesper

Executive Director, League of American Bicyclists

Thursday March 9, 2017 10:00am - 3:00pm EST
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