Bike Summit 2023
TICKETS Date and time: Sunday, April 2 · 12 - 3pm EDT Location: Venue by 4M 1919 South Industrial Highway Ann Arbor, MI 48104
Join area bicycle advocates and enthusiasts for the eighth annual Bike Summit as we gather to make Washtenaw County a better place to bike! Together we will celebrate the progress and acknowledge the challenges of the past two years and design actionable solutions for the upcoming year around the themes of visibility and barriers. Featured topics, speakers, and breakout sessions include:
Underrepresented perspectives in cycling
The language of cycling advocacy
Promoting education, enthusiasm, and community
Whatever else you’d like to promote action on
Whether you want to get more involved in the local biking community, learn about area bike groups or organizations, or just meet other bike enthusiasts, please join us for community building and action. Free and open to the public. ALL are welcome. Note: The event runs from 12-3 and we'll host an optional happy hour afterward at Venue.
About our host: This year's bike summit is generously hosted & sponsored by Venue by 4M. Venue is a gorgeous new restaurant & bar with five menu lines, a full bar, market & cafe, public & private coworking, and flexible event spaces. Venue is owned & operated by 4M, a women and LGBTQ+ owned business who has partnered with May Mobility on sustainable and autonomous vehicles. One of 4Ms primary goals is to be a partner and collaborator in the community, promoting and hosting local organizations for events and engagement.
Panel Session: Bike Icons Get perspectives on a range of cycling topics and issues from local bike icons. Sam Hansen, Non-Binary Racer and Advocate Tracy Berman, Common Cycle Femme/Trans/Women Program Lead and Adventure Cyclist Fred Feng, The Bike Professor Breakout Sessions The Language of Cycling Advocacy, Ann Arbor City Council representatives, Dharma Akmon, Ward 4, and Erica Briggs, Ward 5 City of Ann Arbor biking updates with Transportation Program Managers Suzann Flowers and Trevor Brydon Cycling Data Party with Mark Scerbo Bike Fun with Ann Arbor Bike Party Leads Family Cycling in Tree Town with Erich Zechar Running Inclusive Cycling Events with Sam Hansen