November 5, 2019

Conference schedule

Note, this schedule will be updated as sessions and expert panelists and presenters are confirmed
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Day / Time (CST Timezone)DescriptionSpeakers / PanelistsWho is this for?
Wednesday October 23, 2024Day 1 - The Foundation
10.00 - 10.50 am Opening circle ceremony & introductions TBAAll Trail Race Directors & trail runners
10.50 - 11.20 amCelebrate good times - sharing inspirations in the sport from around the room TBAAll Trail Race Directors & trail runners
11.20 - 11.30 am Break All Trail Race Directors & trail runners
11.30 - 12.30 am State of the Sport - UltraSignup 2023 year recap & future predictionsTBAAll Trail Race Directors & trail runners
12.30 - 1.30 pmLunch All Trail Race Directors & trail runners
1.30 - 2.30 pmRD Mentorship TBAAll Trail Race Directors & trail runners
2.30 - 2.45 pm Network break All Trail Race Directors & trail runners
2.45 - 3.30 pmMastering Social Media Marketing Alex Ross - Denver Colfax Marathon, Digital MarketingAll Trail Race Directors & trail runners
3.30 - 3.40 pm Network break All Trail Race Directors & trail runners
3.40 - 4.30 pm Anatomy of a Race CommitteeDale Garland, All Trail Race Directors & trail runners
4.30 - 4.40 pm Network break All Trail Race Directors & trail runners
4.40 - 5.15 pm Presentation - New Race Ideas TBA
5.15 - 5.30 pm Network break
5.30 - 6.00 pm Darn Tough Vermont Big Pitch ContestTBAAll Trail Race Directors & trail runners
6.00 - 6.30 pm Move to Courtyard Marriott for networking eveningAll Trail Race Directors & trail runners
6.30 - 7.30 pm Networking evening - light appetizers and drinks All Trail Race Directors
Thursday October 24, 2024Day 2 - The Framework
7.00 am Fun Trail Run on Urban Wilderness Trail - led by Knoxville Track Club - Location TBATBAAll comers
9.00 am Expo set upAll exhibitors
9.45 am Doors openAll Trail Race Directors, Trail Runners & Exhibitors
10.00 - 10.20am Welcome, new introductions, set up for day TBAAll Trail Race Directors, Trail Runners & Exhibitors
10.20 - 11.20 am Business coaching session 1 Paul JurasinAll Trail Race Directors, Trail Runners & Exhibitors
11.20 - 11.30 am Break All Trail Race Directors, Trail Runners & Exhibitors
11.30 - 12.30 am Business coaching session 2 Paul JurasinAll Trail Race Directors, Trail Runners & Exhibitors
12.30 - 1.30 pmLunchAll Trail Race Directors, Trail Runners & Exhibitors
1.30 - 2.30 pmFunding your race - Grants, Sponsorships, Partnerships & Community Agencies TBAAll Trail Race Directors, Trail Runners & Exhibitors
2.30 - 3.00 pm Exhibitor Standout sessions ITBAAll Trail Race Directors, Trail Runners & Exhibitors
3.00 - 4.00 pmHow to livestream your event TBAAll Trail Race Directors, Trail Runners & Exhibitors
4.00 - 4.15 pmNetwork breakAll Trail Race Directors, Trail Runners & Exhibitors
4.15 - 5.00 pmHow to start an effective podcastTBAAll Trail Race Directors, Trail Runners & Exhibitors
5.15 - 5.40 pm Exhibitor Standout sessions IIAll Trail Race Directors & Exhibitors
5.40 - 6.00 pm Presenting Sponsor Presentation - Marathon Printing Anthony Foster All Trail Race Directors, Trail Runners & Exhibitors
6.00 - 6.30 pm Move to Ijams Nature Reserve for networking eveningAll Trail Race Directors, Trail Runners & Exhibitors
6.30 - 8.00 pm Networking evening - light appetizers and drinks All Trail Race Directors & Exhibitors
Friday October 25, 2024Day 3 - The Finishing Touches
7.00 am Fun Trail Run on Urban Wilderness Trail - led by Knoxville Track Club - Location TBATBAAll comers
9.45 am Doors openAll Trail Race Directors, Trail Runners & Exhibitors
10.00 - 10.15 am Welcome, format of day TBAAll Trail Race Directors, Trail Runners & Exhibitors
10.15 - 11.00 am How to master budgeting for your eventsTBA
11.00 - 11.30 amExhibitor Standout Session IIITBAAll Trail Race Directors, Trail Runners & Exhibitors
11.30 - 12.30 pmEvent logistics - permitting, aid station planning, timing TBAAll Trail Race Directors, Trail Runners & Exhibitors
12.30 - 1.15 pm Lunch All Trail Race Directors, Trail Runners & Exhibitors
1.15 - 2.00 pm Mastering how to reduce the carbon footprint for your race or event TBAAll Trail Race Directors, Trail Runners & Exhibitors
2.00 - 2.15 pm Network breakAll Trail Race Directors, Trail Runners & Exhibitors
2.15 - 2.45 pm Final stop - mastering aid station best practices
2.45 - 3.00 pm Wrap up and farewellsTBAAll Trail Race Directors, Trail Runners & Exhibitors
Please note that schedule & speakers may be subject to change without notice.
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