Georgia Walks Summit: Submit proposals and register now!

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Georgia Walks Summit: an opportunity you won’t want to miss

The 2017 Georgia Walks Summit is a statewide gathering of transportation and public health professionals, community advocates and elected officials committed to making our streets and communities great places to walk.

Participants will share best practices, help make pedestrian safety the top priority and build momentum for walkable communities. Concurrent tracks will make the Georgia Walks Summit relevant to diverse audiences and to towns and cities of all sizes.

The Georgia Walks Summit will be in Augusta on May 4, 3:30 – 7:00 PM and May 5, 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM.

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Call for Proposals

We’re now accepting proposals for sessions at the summit. Desired topics include pedestrian-friendly design and operations, safety, healthy communities, accessibility, equity, land use, placemaking and community engagement.

We encourage a variety of session types, including panel presentations, moderated discussions, mobile workshops and small group interactive discussions.

Breakout sessions will be 45-minutes each. We recommend that panels include no more than one participant from the same consulting firm or organization. We ask that individuals limit themselves to being a presenter in no more than two proposals. Presenters will be notified of their status in March 2017.

Instructions for submitting a proposal

You can complete the form online or download the proposal form and e-mail your proposal as a PDF or DOC to georgiawalks@peds.org. The deadline for submitting proposals is February 28, 2017.

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 Download Proposal Form Here

Registration

Your registration gives you exclusive access to a packed program, including:

  • Plenary and breakout sessions
  • Walking workshops
  • Meals, including continental breakfast and lunch

Transportation engineers will be eligible for PDH credits Georgia Planning Association AICP members will be eligible for CM credits (pending approval)

We’re  offering team discounts. Join with elected officials, colleagues, advocates or people who work in other departments in your community to build a strong coalition of local support when you return home! Four for the price of three!

register online

To register by mail, please download the registration form

Early bird registration fees available through April 7. Registration ends April 28.

Hotel Reservations

The Partridge Inn, 2110 Walton Way, Augusta  /  Online reservations 

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See you in Augusta! You’ll return home informed and inspired.