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Schedule at a Glance

Day by day at the National Trails Symposium:

 

Tuesday — October 17

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Universal Trail Assessment Process (UTAP) Coordinator Workshop Day 1

Wednesday - October 18

8:00 am — 10:00 pm

Information

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Universal Trail Assessment Process (UTAP) Coordinator Workshop Day 2

8:00 am — 5:00 pm

USDA Forest Service Meeting (by invitation)

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

State Trail Administrator's Meeting ~ Day 1 (by invitation only)

5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Mississippi River Trail ~ Evening Reception on SkyBridge

Thursday - October 19

7:00 am - 9:00 pm

Registration & Information

7:00 am - 3:00 pm

Exhibit Hall Set Up

7:00 am - 10:00 pm

Volunteer Room

8:30 am — 11:30 am

Trail Tools Equipment Expo ~ Part 1 (CANCELLED)

12:00 pm — 4:00 pm

Trail Tools Equipment Expo ~ Part 2 ~ JOHN DEERE SITE

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Tread Lightly! Tread Trainer Course

8:00 am - 5:00 pm

State Trail Administrator's Meeting ~ Day 2 (by invitation)

8:00 am - 5:30 pm

Mobile Workshops

9:00 am — 5:00 pm

Mississippi River Trail Forum

9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Accessibility and Trails Workshop

1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Risk and Trails Workshop

CONFERENCE BEGINS

3:00 pm

Exhibit Hall Opens ~ Exhibitor Demonstrations

3:00 pm

Silent Auction Opens

3:00 pm — 6:30 pm

Building Trails Public Awareness Event ~ Exhibit Hall Open to the Public ~ Live Auction ~ Music ~ Antiquities Act Celebration - Win a $250 gift certificate for a stay at the Maplelag Resort in Callaway, MN!

5:00 pm — 6:00 pm

American Discovery Trail Presentation

5:00 pm — 6:30 pm

Happy Trails Hour

6:30 pm — 8:30 pm

Welcoming You to the Path ~ Opening Reception

7:30 pm — 9:00 pm

American Discovery Trail Presentation

8:30 pm

Exhibit Hall Closes

Friday - October 20

7:00 am -6:00 pm

Registration & Information

7:00 am - 7:00 pm

Volunteer Room

7:30 am — 8:15 am

Trail Talk (Breakfast with an Expert!)

8:00 am - 5:30 pm

Exhibit Hall & Silent Auction ~ Open

8:30 am — 9:45 am

8 Concurrent Sessions

9:45 am — 10:15 am

BREAK ~ Exhibit Hall Poster Sharing during breaks ~ Poster Gallery and Exhibitor Demonstrations ~ Break sponsored by: Shive-Hattery

10:15 am - 11:30 am

8 Concurrent Sessions

11:30 am — 1:00 pm

Opening Keynote Luncheon

1:15 pm — 3:00 pm

8 Mini Workshops

3:00 pm - 3:30 pm

BREAK ~ Exhibit Hall Poster Sharing during breaks ~ Poster Gallery and Exhibitor Demonstrations ~ Break sponsored by: Alcoa-Presto Products Company

3:30 pm - 5:15 pm

8 Mini Workshops ~ repeated

6:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Celebration Belle Riverboat Party

Saturday - October 21

7:30 am - 8:00 pm

Registration & Information

7:00 am - 10:00 pm

Volunteer Room

7:00 am — 8:45 am

Horse Trails Caucus

7:45 am — 8:45 am

Trail Talk (Breakfast with an Expert!)

8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Exhibit Hall

8:00 am — 6:00 pm

Silent Auction

9:00 am - 10:15 am

8 Concurrent Sessions

10:15 am -10:45 am

BREAK ~ Exhibit Hall Poster Sharing during breaks ~ Poster Gallery and Exhibitor Demonstrations ~ Break sponsored by: Yamaha Motor Corporation U.S.A.

10:45 am - 12:00 pm

8 Concurrent Sessions

12:00 pm

Exhibit Hall Closes

12:00 pm — 7:00 pm

Exhibit Hall Breakdown

12:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Mobile Workshops

1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

TrailWare: UTAP Data Management Software Course

5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Happy Trails Hour

6:00 pm

Silent Auction Closes

7:00 pm — 8:00 pm

On the Path of Excellence ~ American Trails Awards Banquet ~ Keynote: Doug McConnell, Bay Area Backroads TV Show

8:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Awards Ceremony in Adler Theatre

Sunday - October 22 ~ the Symposium officially ends at 1:30 p.m.

7:00 am - 8:30 am

American Trails Board and Advisory Board Breakfast (by invitation)

7:00 am - 6:00 pm

Volunteer Room

7:30 am - 4:00 pm

Registration and Information

9:00 am - 10:15 am

8 Concurrent Sessions

10:15 am - 10:45 am

BREAK ~ Exhibit Hall Poster Sharing during breaks ~ Poster Gallery and Exhibitor Demonstrations ~ Break sponsored by:

10:45 am — 12:00 pm

8 Concurrent Sessions

12:00 pm - 1:30 p.m.

The Path Ahead: Achieving Great Things for America's Trails ~ Closing Keynote Luncheon ~ Keynote: Gil Penalosa, Bike and Walk for Life

1:30 pm

Symposium Closes

   

Post conference activities and meetings

 

4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

National Trails Training Partnership (NTTP) Committee Meetings

   

5:30 pm

Volunteer Recognition Party

Monday - October 23

9:00 am — 3:00 pm

National Trails Training Partnership Meeting

Where to find it:

 

Won by Joe Walker, from Denton, Texas:

 

 

 


Updated April 17, 2007

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