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Thursday, November 1:
Conflict Resolution Skills for Advocates
Limit: 25 participants
Cost: $15 (lunch provided)
Time: 9:00 – 3:00
Location: The Exchange Building, 1905 Harney Street, Omaha, NE 68102
Sponsored by: American Planning Association Nebraska Chapter
You’ve read the comments section, you’ve had frustrating conversations with your local officials; being a bike/ped advocate is not for the faint of heart. How can we move past the frustration and get results? Join us for a full day of hands on training with MaryLee Brock from the Creighton University Negotiation and Conflict Resolution Program.
Close the Gap for Livable Communities Workshop
Cost: Free (lunch included), registration required
Time: 8:30 – 2:30
Location: The Venue at Highlander
2112 N. 30th Street
Omaha, NE 68111
Driving – parking is located off 30th and Burdette.
Bus stops + bike lanes are located on 30th Street.
Sponsored by: Heartland 2050 and AARP
Friday, November 2:
Location: Scott Conference Center, 6450 Pine Street, Omaha
7:45 Registration / Breakfast
8:30 Welcome / Updates on the Nebraska Bicycling Alliance new initiatives
9:15 Plenary Session: The Implications of Emerging Transportation Technologies for Biking & Walking – Dr. Daniel Piatkowski, Assistant Professor, Community/Regional Planning, UNL
10:30 Break out sessions
- UNMC Active Transportation Insights – Melanie Stewart, Director of Sustainability Initiatives, UNMC
- Creating Great Places for All Ages – Danielle Arigoni, Director of Livable Communities, AARP
11:30 Lunch Keynote: Great American Rail-Trail Update – Marianne Fowler, Senior Policy Strategist, Rails-to-Trails Conservancy
12:45 Break out sessions
- NDOT State Bike Map Update and Feedback Session – Craig Wacker, Planning Manager/Bike Ped Coordinator, NDOT
- eBikes, Scooters, A/V’s: Changing the Game – Ben Turner, Executive Director, Heartland Bike Share and Bill Moore, Founder, QUIKBYKE Solar Bicycle Systems
1:45 Wrap Up
2:00 Product Demos