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2019 BPSA + PeopleForBikes E-Bike Summit

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1000 W Fulton Market #4

Chicago, IL 60607

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The Bicycle Product Suppliers Association and PeopleForBikes are pleased to invite you to the 5th E-Bike Summit - a gathering of industry leaders on all things e-bikes. The summit is an opportunity for anyone making or selling e-bikes to network, learn about legal and legislative work that helps grow the e-bike market, and help shape our 2019 e-bike policy agenda. Tapping into our collective knowledge is critical and we look forward to a full house.

Logistics:

  • Tuesday, February 12, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • SRAM, 1000 W Fulton Market #4, Chicago, IL 60607
  • Although this is a bicycle industry event, we welcome all participants. If you are a land manager or advocate and would like to receive a discounted entry, please contact morgan@peopleforbikes.org.
  • Questions? Contact Morgan Lommele, PeopleForBikes State and Local Policy Director (morgan@peopleforbikes.org or 720-470-2981)

Draft agenda (note that each agenda item has time built in for questions, discussions, and small group interaction):

  • 8:30 - 9 a.m.: Networking over coffee and light breakfast
  • 9 - 9:30 a.m.: Welcome and update on funding the BPSA/PeopleForBikes e-bike initiative (Larry Pizzi, chair, BPSA E-Bike Committee/vice president, BPSA + president and head of sales, Raleigh Electric)
  • 9:30 - 10:15 a.m.: E-bike policies: Progress toward fixing e-bike laws around the U.S., 2019 legislative strategies and what the recent elections mean for the bike industry (Morgan Lommele, director of state and local policy, PeopleForBikes)
  • 10:15 - 10:30 a.m.: Networking break
  • 10:30 - 11:15 a.m.: Electric mountain bikes: New places to ride, better policies and trail mapping efforts (Morgan Lommele; Leslie Kehmeier, mapping specialist, PeopleForBikes)
  • 11:15 - 12:15 p.m.: Trade and tariffs: Updates, implications and exemptions (Bob Burns, vice president and senior legal officer, Trek Bicycle Corporation)
  • 12:15 - 1:15 p.m.: Networking lunch
  • 1:15 - 2 p.m.: Retail and dealer considerations: Labeling, marketing the classes of e-bikes and BPSA Charged Up! e-bike training videos (Larry Pizzi; Ray Keener, executive director, BPSA)
  • 2 - 2:45 p.m.: New technologies: The micro-mobility revolution, e-bike share and commercial applications (Randy Neufeld, director, SRAM Cycling Fund)
  • 2:45 - 3 p.m.: Networking break
  • 3 - 4 p.m.: Data: Sales, consumer behavior and market trends (Julia Day, executive director business development sports, The NPD Group; Dirk Sorensen, director, The NPD Group)
  • 4 - 4:30 p.m.: Using your voice + final thoughts: What role can you play in advancing e-bikes, whether you have 10 minutes or 10 hours; and setting aside competitive differences to speak as a common industry voice (Larry Pizzi; Morgan Lommele)
  • 4:30 p.m.: Adjourn

Hotels:

While we have not secured group rates at a hotel, here is a list of hotels near SRAM, listed in order of proximity. Note that we do not recommend these hotels one way or another, but hope that this list is helpful.

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