November 5, 2019

Conference schedule

Note this is the 2021 Conference Schedule – check back for updates as we create another amazing event for you in 2022!
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Day / Time (CDT Timezone)DescriptionSpeakers / PanelistsWho is this for?
Wednesday October 27, 2021Climate
9.00 - 9.50 am Opening circle ceremony & introductions Terry Chiplin & Nancy HobbsAll Trail Race Directors
9.50 - 10.15 amKeynote speaker Clare Gallagher All Trail Race Directors
10.30 - 1.00 pm Sustainable innovation for trail races in action - What steps do I need to take to get my event to be zero waste and zero carbon in X years while sustaining a good user experience and increasing diversityPaul Jurasin, Cal PolyAll Trail Race Directors
1.00 - 2.00 pm Lunch All Trail Race Directors
2.00 - 2.45 pmLiability and cancellation insurance for events - Nicholas Hill Group Nathan Nicholas - Nicholas Hill Group All Trail Race Directors
2.45 - 3.00 pmBreak
3.00 - 4.00 pm Moving the sport to zero carbon Terry Chiplin, Claire Lafave, David CallahanAll Trail Race Directors
4.00 - 4.15 pmBreak
4.15 - 5.15 pm Producing successful sustainable trail racesSteven Aderholt, Bruce Rayner, Celia Santi, Peter Nierengarten All Trail Race Directors
5.15 - 6.00 pm Break
6.00 - 7.30 pm Networking evening - light appetizers and drinks All Trail Race Directors
Thursday October 28, 2021Diversity
7.00 am Fun trail run - Mount Sequoyah trail Meet at Fayettechill between 6:45-7am to run the Mount Sequoyah Trails
600 N. Mission Blvd. Fayetteville, AR, 72701 (Fayettechill Basecamp)
All comers
8.00 am Expo set upAll exhibitors
8.45 am Doors openAll Trail Race Directors & Exhibitors
9.15 - 9.30am Welcome, new introductions, set up for day All Trail Race Directors & Exhibitors
9.30 - 10.30 am Empowering the Trail & Ultrarunning Communities to Combat Sexual Assault & HarassmentPanelists: Dr. Christy Teranishi Martinez, Jody Sanborn - WCADVSA, Jordan Daniels/
Moderator, Crista Tappan
All Trail Race Directors & Exhibitors
10.30 - 10.45 am Break All Trail Race Directors & Exhibitors
10.45 - 11.40 am Allyship for women Paulette Odenthal, Susan Kendrick, Zoƫ Rom
11.40 - 12.00 pm Break All Trail Race Directors & Exhibitors
12.00 - 12.45 pm Focus on BIPOC Cheryl Miller, Miguel Moreno, Rob Palmore All Trail Race Directors & Exhibitors
12.45 - 1.00 pm Break All Trail Race Directors & Exhibitors
1.00 - 1.45 pmLunch
1.45 - 2.30 pmFocus on adaptive and blind athletes Zack Friedley, Chaz Davis, Amy Rusiecki All Trail Race Directors & Exhibitors
2.30 - 2.45 pm BreakAll Trail Race Directors & Exhibitors
2.45 - 3.15 pm Exhibitor presentations IAll Trail Race Directors & Exhibitors
3.15 - 4.00 pmFocus on youth and elders Tayte Pollmann, Pablo Vigil, Kenny WilcoxAll Trail Race Directors & Exhibitors
4.00 - 4.30 pmBreakAll Trail Race Directors & Exhibitors
4.30 - 5.15 pmFocus on LGBTQIA Ryan Montgomery, Addie Bracy, Micah Daigeaun, Patti FlynnAll Trail Race Directors & Exhibitors
5.15 - 5.30 pm Break All Trail Race Directors & Exhibitors
5.30 - 6.00 pm Presenting Sponsor Presentation - UltraSignupAll Trail Race Directors & Exhibitors
6.00 - 6.30 pm LGBTQIA action evening Fayetteville Town Square All Trail Race Directors & Exhibitors
6.30 - 7.30 pm Networking evening - light appetizers and drinks All Trail Race Directors & Exhibitors
Friday October 29, 2021Community & business
7.00 am Fun trail run - Mount Kessler trailhead Meet at the Kessler Mountain Regional Park soccer concession building (2600 W Judge Cummings Road, Fayetteville, AR 72701)All comers
9.00 am Doors openAll Trail Race Directors & Exhibitors
9.15 - 9.30 am Welcome, format of day All Trail Race Directors & Exhibitors
9.30 - 10.00 amUnderstanding technology - podcasts for Race Directors? Luis EscobarAll Trail Race Directors & Exhibitors
10.00 - 10.15 am Exhibitor Presentations IIAll Trail Race Directors & Exhibitors
10.15 - 10.30 amDrinks breakAll Trail Race Directors & Exhibitors
10.30 - 11.15 am Trail love and maintenance Steve Schneider, Brannon Pack, David Wiens All Trail Race Directors & Exhibitors
11.15 - 11.30 am Break All Trail Race Directors & Exhibitors
11.30 - 12.15 pm Marketing & advertising presentation - using social media and emails Danielle Keller - Arli MediaAll Trail Race Directors & Exhibitors
12.15 - 1.00 pm Sponsor partnershipsSusan Kendrick, Topher GaylordAll Trail Race Directors & Exhibitors
1.00 - 1.45 pm Lunch All Trail Race Directors & Exhibitors
1.45 - 2.30 pm Making your race or races stand out Amy Ben-Horin, Paul Gigliotti, Chris Zair, Katie HoAll Trail Race Directors & Exhibitors
2.30 - 3.00 pm RD mentorship program discussion for new & upcoming RD'sTerry Chiplin
3.00 - 3.15 pm Break All Trail Race Directors & Exhibitors
3.15 - 4.30 pm Electric mobility and opening trail access Peter NierengartenAll Trail Race Directors & Exhibitors
4.30 - 5.00 pm Wrap up and farewellsTerry Chiplin All Trail Race Directors & Exhibitors
Saturday October 30 -Trail Runners
7.00 - 8.30 am Fun run - Markham & Centennial trails Meeting location, 2231 W Markham Rd, Fayetteville, AR 72701
Strava route link
7.30 am Expo set up All trail runner expo exhibitors
8.30 - 9.00 am Doors open - meet and mingle
9.00 - 9.10 am Greetings - introduction to the dayTerry Chiplin All trail runners and exhibitors
9.10 - 10.00 am What does the future of trail running shoes look like? David Dombrow, Speedland, Dan Feeney, BOA, Mike Ambrose, Salomon -
Moderator Adam Chase, ATRA
All trail runners and exhibitors
10.00 - 10.20 am Break
10.20 - 11.05 am Empowering climate action championsEric Fuselier, Chris Zair, Keaton SmithAll trail runners and exhibitors
11.05 - 11.25 am Break All trail runners and exhibitors
11.25am - 12.05 pm Maintaining a healthy body - session sponsored by Inside Tracker Marianna Moore, Tim Steen, Jeff Kildahl, Derek Lee All trail runners and exhibitors
12.05 - 12.20 pm Break All trail runners and exhibitors
12.20 - 1.00 pm The importance of trail running for mental and spiritual healthCheryl Miller, Misty Gigliotti, Sarah StrongAll trail runners and exhibitors
1.00 - 2.00 pm Lunch
2.00 - 2.40 pm Women's panel Paulette Odenthal, Joanna Carr, Meghan HicksAll trail runners and exhibitors
2.40 - 3.20 pmIncreasing diversity on the trails IKriste Peoples, Maria Solis, Jay Tinsley, Wil WhiteAll trail runners and exhibitors
3.20 - 3.40 pm Break All trail runners and exhibitors
3.40 - 4.05 pm Preparing for your Spartan Trail race Cliff Pittmann All trail runners and exhibitors
4.05 - 4.20 pm Break All trail runners and exhibitors
4.20 - 5.00 pm Increasing diversity on the trails IIZachary Friedley, Patti Flynn, All trail runners and exhibitors
5.00 - 5.15 pm Wrap up and farewells Terry ChiplinAll trail runners and exhibitors
Please note that schedule & speakers may be subject to change without notice.

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