Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Call for Presentations at 2019 Int'l Trails Symposium


Syracuse, NY
April 28-May 1

We are proud to feature for a third Symposium the Professional TrailBuilders Association’s (PTBA) Sustainable Trails Workshop Series, Legacy Trail, and Technical Track. This will be an inspiring and educational conference as we come together as a trails community. Email symposium@americantrails.org for any Symposium-related questions.

To help us develop an exciting and motivating program for the Symposium, we invite you to submit ideas for presentations in support of the Symposium’s theme, “Health, Heritage, & Happiness.” Proposals can be for nationally or internationally focused presentations.

This year, American Trails is extremely excited to announce that the Trails Training Institute will run concurrently with the International Trails Symposium, in partnership with the Professional TrailBuilders Association, and will provide a full series of sessions and workshops focused on:

• technical trail building
• contracting
• design
• planning
• mapping and data gathering
• interpretation
• equipment and tool use
• maintenance techniques and methods
• volunteer engagement

Trails Training Institute sessions should feature solutions-based topics. We will choose proposals that are quantifiable educational opportunities. Actionable outcomes and tangible take-aways are required to be included in the Training Institute. All Training Institute sessions will offer CEU /Learning Credits, and will be submitted for approval through the DOI Learn training platform, a federal platform for training opportunities for federal employees.

You can download the Call for Presentations here:

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