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2018 IHTC Summit

Oct 2 – Oct 3, 2018

All Day

Morgantown Marriott at Waterfront Place
2 Waterfront Place, Morgantown, WV 26501

The 2018 Industrial Heartland Trails Coalition Summit will be held October 2-3 in Morgantown, WV.

Schedule

Tuesday, October 2nd

1 PM – 5 PM : Registration and Vendor Setup
2 PM – 5 PM : Mobile Workshops and Excursions

  • Workshop 1: Point Marion to Morgantown : 15 Miles along the Mon River Trail
  • Workshop 2: Explore Morgantown : Enjoy a guided bike tour of Morgantown’s sights

4 PM : Soil Management for Abandoned Railways Roundtable

    • Join Anna Withrow from the Northern WV Brownfields Assistance Center and the WV Department of Environmental Protection to discuss process for abandoned railway development

5:30 PM – 7 PM : Evening Reception with Cocktail Hour, Hors D’Ouerves
Including Welcome Address
Shark Tank IHTC Trail Edition Finalists Presentations

Wednesday, October 3rd
8:30 AM – 9:30 AM : Registration opens, Breakfast
9:30 AM – 10:00 AM : Welcome with Morgantown’s Mayor and Jim Denova of the Claude Worthington Benedum Foundation, Rails-to-Trails IHTC Feature Video Premier

10:45 AM – 11:45 AM : Morning Breakout

  • Turning Gaps Into Connections
    • Sara Mair, Cleveland Metroparks
    • Steve Studenmund, Columbus Franklin County MetroParks
  • Capturing the Full Value of your Trail
    • Shane Farthing, Rails-to-Trails Conservancy

12 PM – 1:15 PM : Lunch, Exhibits, and Shark Tank Awards
1:15 PM – 2:15 PM : Midday Breakout

  • Trail Branding And Wayfinding
    • Bryan Perry, Executive Director, Allegheny Trail Alliance
    • Cathy Fromet, Guide Design Studio
  • Programming For Inclusion
    • Shark Tank Presenters
    • Lizzie Hessek, Program Manager, Pennsylvania Environmental Council

2:30 PM – 3:30 PM : Afternoon Breakout

  • Long Term Maintenance Considerations
    • Ron Steffey, Steffey Trail Connections
    • Steve Studenmund, Columbus, Franklin County MetroParks
  • Be Here – Getting People Interested And Invested
    • Ashley Cowles, Venango Area Chamber of Commerce
    • Josh Raulerson, Pennsylvania Environmental Council

3:45 PM – 5 PM : Closing Remarks, Take-a-ways, and Farewell Plenary featuring:
                           Tom Helbig of Tomfoolery Outdoors!

Lodging Information

The Morgantown Marriott at Waterfront Place:
2 Waterfront Place Morgantown, WV 26501

Book your room for the 2018 IHTC Summit!

Register

Early bird rate: $60
After Sept. 1: $75

 

Details

Start:
October 2
End:
October 3

Venue

Morgantown Marriott at Waterfront Place
2 Waterfront Place, Morgantown, WV 26501
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