The annual Bike Maryland Bicycle Symposium is your chance to learn from leaders in the bicycling field, bicycling advocates, planners, community leaders and legislative officials. The symposium features speakers on current topics with the goal of increasing bicycle safety, connectivity and accessibility.
The Bicycle Symposium is always free to any and all who would like to attend!
9:00 am - Social Hour with Coffee and Light Refreshments 10:00 am - Nate Evans: Welcome 10:10 am - Vinnie DeMarco: Keynote 10:40 am - Paul Cavalleri: How NOT to lobby 11:15 am - Emily Ranson: Update on bike-specific legislation, talking points 11:30 am - Meet with your legislators 1:00 pm - Joe Lynagh: Welcome Back 1:05 pm - Nate Evans: Guide to Getting Bike Stuff Done 1:35 pm - Bill Schultheiss: 'Burbs Bike Improvements/Developer’s Review 1:50 pm - Mountain Biking Panel 2:30 pm - Celebrating Achievements Across the State 2:45 pm - Nate Evans: Closing remarks 3 pm - Adjourn 4 pm - Happy Hour Hosted by Bike Maryland
Tell Your Representative
The 2015 Bicycle Symposium will include an hour and a half of time slot to connect interested cyclists with their respective delegates and senators. Ahead of March 17th, we encourage attendees to call or email their elected officials telling them that you intend to see them between 11:30 am and 1:00 pm the day of the Symposium, and send them a personal invitation to join our Happy Hour back at the West Presidents Conference Center in the Senate Miller Building at 4:00 pm.
West President's Conference Center
11 Bladen St
Annapolis, MD 21401