Sustainable Trails Conference - Call for Proposals Now Open

The Sustainable Trails Conference in Bend, OR, March 12-18, 2017 is now seeking proposals for conference concurrent sessions, mini-workshops and multi-day workshops. We are extremely excited for the opportunities available for a multitude of unique and hands-on sessions in Bend, OR! 

  1. Core conference sessions and Mini-workshops are offered March 13-15, 2017

  2. Multi-day workshops are paid workshops, offered either pre-conference (March 11-12) or post-conference (March 16-18)

  3. All presenters receive a 30% discount on core conference registration fees.

Though all ideas for sessions will be considered, we are specifically seeking sessions that address the following topics:

  • Cutting edge construction techniques
  • Trail technologies in action
  • Hybrid contracting - volunteer, corps and professional partnerships
  • User specific trail design concepts and techniques (mountain bike, equestrian, OHV, etc.)
  • Public/Private partnership success
  • Building trails on private lands
  • Working with youth and conservation corps
  • Trail funding opportunities