2017 Ontario Bike Summit - Call for Proposals
The Share the Road Cycling Coalition invites you to submit an abstract to present at our 9th Annual Ontario Bike Summit. The summit is taking place at the Chelsea Hotel in downtown Toronto on Tuesday, April 11th and Wednesday, April 12th, 2017.

The deadline for submitting an abstract is Tuesday, December 13th. Abstracts must be submitted using this Google Form.

Our 2017 summit will focus on the theme of "Just Add Bikes: The role of cycling in urban mobility and community building". We are looking for presentations that address the following themes:

1. How Did You Do That? Advocacy Best Practices
(ex. successful advocacy initiatives for adding bikes, working with local champions, linking cycling with broader municipal goals)

2. Great Places Include Bikes
(ex. revitalization of public spaces that include cycling, examples of cycling contributing to the development of great spaces and communities, partnering with developers to add bikes)

3. We've Got Legislation, Now What?
(ex. innovative approaches to enforcing provincial legislation, engaging with law enforcement)

4. Bikes Bring People Together - Emerging Partnerships
(ex. non-traditional partners who have come to the table, seeking different funding sources, how cycling can be incorporated to help achieve multiple goals)

5. Complete Streets - Best Practices for Adding Bikes
(ex. accommodating cycling through complete streets design, examples of Complete Streets policies and implementation, Complete Streets in smaller communities)

Please note that the examples provided under each theme above are guidance only and are not meant to restrict submissions specifically to those topics.

If your presentation is chosen for the summit, you will be notified via email and will be eligible for a discounted speaker registration fee.

Please contact jamie@sharetheroad.ca if you have any questions.

Presenter Name
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Contact Information
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Organization / Company / Institution
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Presentation Title
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Summit Themes
Which of the following themes of the 2016 Ontario Bike Summit best categorizes your presentation?
Presentation Abstract
Please tell us what your presentation will focus on - what will attendees learn, how will they be engaged, what are the key findings and take-aways for participants (250 word maximum).
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Presentation & Summit Themes
How does your presentation relate to the summit theme you identified? (100 word maximum)
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Presenter Bio
Please include brief biographies for each presenter to be used in the Ontario Bike Summit Program if your presentation is accepted (max. 150 words).
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Presentation Type
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Sharing Presentation
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Project Website
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