Bicycle Leadership Conference - Listen. Learn. Lead. - April 8-10, 2014 - Monterey, California

Schedule of Events

Schedule subject to change    
Tuesday, April 8
   
1:00-5:00 p.m. BPSA Board of Directors Meeting Robert Louis Stevenson Room

3:00-5:00 p.m.

Group Bike Ride (unsupported)

Upper Plaza

3:00-6:00 p.m.

Registration

Big Sur Room

6:00-7:30 p.m.

Welcome Reception

Dolphins Ballroom

Wednesday, April 9
   

6:30-8:30 a.m.

Group Bike Ride

Upper Plaza

7:00-9:00 a.m.

Registration

Big Sur Room

7:30-9:15 a.m.

Breakfast

Dolphins Ballroom

9:30-10:45 a.m.

Leadership from The Top

Chris Warner, Keynote Speaker
Building Better Leaders

Cypress Ballroom

10:45-11:15 a.m.

Networking Break

 

11:15-12:30 p.m.

Ebikes: From Europe to America

John Dixon, Director of Global Sales

SRAM Corporation
Rob Cappucci, Category Manager, SRAM Corporation
Larry Pizzi, President, Currie Technologies
Claus Fleischer, Senior Vice President-eBike Systems, Robert Bosch
Zach Krapfl, Co-founder, GSD Global

Cypress Ballroom

12:30-2:00 p.m.

Lunch

Dolphins Ballroom

2:00-3:15 p.m.

Youth: The Face of Cycling's Future

Elysa Walk, General Manager
Giant Bicycles USA

Pasqualina Azzarello, Executive Director, Youth Bike
Austin McInerny, Executive Director, National Interscholastic Cycling Association
Lea Davison and Sabra Davison, Founders and Owners of Little Bellas

Cypress Ballroom

3:15-3:45 p.m.

Networking Break

 

3:45-5:00 p.m.

Statistics: What Are We Seeing in the Numbers?

Michael Forte, Operations Manager
Felt Bicycles

Jim Kelley, President, Leisure Trends--An NPD Group Company
Liz Stahura
, Senior Retail Analyst, Leisure Trends
--An NPD Group Company

Cypress Ballroom

7:00-10:00 p.m.

Leadership Reception & Dinner

Hosted by:

Monterey Bay Aquarium

Thursday, April 10
   

6:30-8:30 a.m.

Group Bike Ride

Upper Plaza

7:30-9:15 a.m.

Breakfast

Dolphins Ballroom

9:30-10:45 a.m.

Social Media--Stop Wasting Time!
Real Businesses, Real Campaigns, Real Results

Patrick Schwerdtfeger

Cypress Ballroom

10:45-11:15 a.m.

Networking Break

 

11:15-12:30 p.m.

Best Practices: Creating the Right Company Culture

Jeffrey Young, V.P. of Sales
Shimano American Corporation

Mandi McKay, Assistant Sustainability Coordinator, Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

Cypress Ballroom

12:30-2:00 p.m.

Lunch

Dolphins Ballroom

2:00-3:15 p.m.

 

 

PeopleForBikes: The Bike Industry’s National Movement

Tim Blumenthal, President, PeopleForBikes

Mike Mercuri, VP,Product & Marketing, SRAM
Chairman, PeopleForBikes

Jessica Herrera, Transportation Program Manager, Facebook

Peter Flax, Editor in Chief, Bicycling Magazine 

Cypress Ballroom

3:15-3:45 p.m.

Networking Break

 

3:45-5:00 p.m.

BPSA Annual Meeting & Happy Hour

Open to all BLC attendees.

Cypress Ballroom

6:00-7:00 p.m.

7:00-9:00 p.m.

9:30-11:00 p.m.

 

Closing Reception 

Closing Dinner

Monterey Beach Party with the IBD Summit (Optional Activity)

Shuttle bus service provided.

Lower Terrace

Cypress Ballroom

Monterey Beach House

**Schedule subject to change