6:00 - Bike Tour with AOA (.2 CEUs)
The adventure begins with a tour overview provided by Arizona Outback Adventures
' mountain bike guide staff. Nestled in the lower Verde River basin, the 21,099-acre McDowell Mountain Park is a desert jewel in the northeast Valley. With over 50 miles of mountain bike trails, and spectacular views, the park is famous for the quality of mountain bike terrain.
6:00 AM: Depart Scottsdale Princess Resort on bus
6:30 AM: Arrive at Tombs Thumb Trailhead in McDowell Sonoran Preserve / Safety talk / Get fit with mountain bike
7:00 AM: Depart on mountain bike ride
9:00 AM: Arrive at McDowell Mountain Regional Park / Debrief
9:30 AM: Depart to Scottsdale Princess Resort
10:00 AM: Arrive at resort to attend general session
10:50 - 12:50 - General Session
Keynote - Chris Kennedy - Vice President of Revenue Management at GoDaddy.com
Chris Kennedy is Vice President of Revenue Management at GoDaddy.com, the world's largest provider of domain names and web hosting. Chris has been with GoDaddy.com since 2004, and has held leadership positions in marketing, business intelligence, and product management.
12:50 - 2:15 - Lunch & Exhibit Hall
2:15 - 3:30 -Multiuse, Multiproblems (.1 CEUs)
A panel of professionals from a variety of natural resource backgrounds, representing municipal, county, state, and federal organizations, will address safety issues and concerns in parks and on trails. Discussion will include managing different user groups and impacts to natural resources and the sustainability of trails.