Ontario By Bike and Transportation Options are proud to announce the 2019 Cycle Tourism Conference, a full-day conference to be held in downtown Toronto on March 1, 2019.

Call for proposals for the 2019 Cycle Tourism Conference is now open. Ontario By Bike / Transportation Options are seeking presenters to address the Key Pillars of the conference:

Developing cycle tourism destinations and products
Growing the cycle tourism market through emerging trends
Marketing cycle tourism product and experiences
Serving the cycle tourist market
Measuring the impact on destinations and businesses

The 2019 Cycle Tourism Conference will be is an opportunity to highlight key product and sector advancements your region, business or organization has achieved and share them with leading cycle tourism and transportation stakeholders from across Ontario, Canada and overseas.

Speakers are asked to submit proposals as soon as possible for consideration and no later than December 16, 2018
This form is also to be used by invited speakers to submit requested information.  

Confirmed speakers will receive a confirmation email that will include further conference and speaking-related details.

Speakers at the 2019 Cycle Tourism Conference will receive complimentary registration to the conference. Those speakers from out of town who are able to cover travel expenses may receive further consideration. We appreciate any assistance with a limited conference travel budget.

We look forward to receiving your proposals.

If you have any questions, please contact info@ontariobybike.ca or call 416-827-2774 / 1-866-701-2774.

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* 1. Presenter's Information

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* 2. Please indicate which conference pillar your presentation is best suited for.

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* 3. Presentation Description:
Please provide a presentation outline; including how this topic best addresses the conference pillar indicated above, including any key findings, desired takeaways for attendees. Also preferred length of your presentation. (Suggested 100 words, to 150 words max). Please note your description may be used in full or an edited version on the conference program.

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* 4. Speaker Bio:
Keep your speaker biography brief. Include your current position and a brief description of work history and experience as it relates to cycle tourism and your speaking topic. Feel free to include academic qualifications, awards and any major professional achievements relevant to cycle tourism. (Suggested 100 words, to 150 max). Please note your bio may be used in full or an edited version on the conference program. 

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* 5. Social Media:
We also invite you to provide links to your business and social networking sites. Please provide relevant links and social media account details below.

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* 6. Are you willing to share your presentation?
Please confirm that your presentation can be distributed to all conference attendees and can be included in a post-conference report. 

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* 7. General Comments:
Please indicate any additional information (e.g. ability to cover travel costs, speaking history, etc) (Maximum 150 words)

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* 8. Do you have any dietary restrictions? (If yes, please provide information to allow us to accommodate)

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* 9. Do you have any accessibility requirements that you would like us to be aware of? (If yes, please provide information to allow us to accommodate)

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* 10. If selected as a speaker, or if you are already a confirmed speaker, can you send us a photo, headshot or fun cycling photo, for use in conference program? (email direct to conference contact or info@ontariobybike.ca)

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