Trails are the base of our sport. The Trail Building Summit will be a multiplier platform to share trail implementation, building and maintaining know-how on a transnational level. This years program covers a wide range of specific topics with speakers from all over the world:

 

Sunday, 16th September 2018

Evening

Opening Ride
Guided tour starting around 17:00 o'clock at the CERVO Mountain Boutique Resort. (This tour is optional - bike and tickets are not included in the price.)



Monday, 17th September 2018

Morning


from 08:30
Check-in at Cervo Mountain Boutique Resort (Entrance of Restaurant Ferdinand)


09:00
Romy-Biner Hauser – Mayor of Zermatt
Welcome speech

09:10
Eric Bianco – Chief of department for economic development, canton of Valais
Welcome speech

09:30
Fanie Kok – Specialized
The Soul of Mountain Biking.


10:00 - 10:30
Coffee Break & Networking


10:30
Mark Torsius – IMBA Europe
Grassroots movement in Europe

11:00
Graeme McLean – Developing Mountain Biking in Scotland
Developing Mountain Biking in Scotland: MTB and the economic impact nationally and regionally

11:30
Gary Fisher – Mountain Bike Legend
Happy Trails, happy Life.


12:00 - 14:00
Lunch & Networking - Cervo Puro

 

Afternoon


14:00
Lars Wraae Jensen – Opplysningskontoret for Terrengsykling
The Ride Kind of Customer – How Norwegian winter destinations are rediscovering their summer potential

14:20
Christoph Müller – bfu - Beratungsstelle für Unfallverhütung
Forgive me – for I have fallen.

14:40
Peter Stirnimann - Tiefbauamt Graubünden
Standardisierte Verfahren als Entwicklungs-Beschleuniger


15:00 - 15:20
Coffee Break & Networking


15:20
Laura Schmid – WWF Oberwallis
MTB from an environmental perspective: conflicts and solutions

15:40
Martin Wyttenbach – ZHAW Life Sciences und Facility Management
Unofficial trails and wildlife disturbance


16:00 - 16:30
Panel discussion

 

Evening

18:24
Train to Gornergrat with Networking-Apero and Dinner at Kulmhotel Gornergrat

21:15
Claudio Caluori – Velosolutions
#pumpforpeace

 

 Kulmhotel Gornergrat on 3'100 m.a.s.l. (Copyright: GGB)

Kulmhotel Gornergrat on 3'100 m.a.s.l. (Copyright: GGB)


Tuesday, 18th September 2018

Morning

09:00
Thomas Larsen Schmidt – IMBA Denmark
Volunteering as a Chance

09:30
Jérôme Hunziker – Flying Metal Crew Schweiz
Rene Schenker – Trailnet Nordwestschweiz
Volunteering as a Risk
 

10:00 - 10:30
Coffee Break & Networking
 

10:30
Ueli Guntli – Trailworks
New challenges of trail maintenance

11:00
Diddie Schneider – Diddie Schneider Trailbau
Trail building, a piece of Art

11:30
Glen Jacobs – World Trails
Trail Success Guaranteed - Quality trails, quality designs and award winning destinations

12:00 - 13:00
Quick Lunch (Lunch Bags)
 

Afternoon

13:00 - 17:00
Field Excursion with:

Glen Jacobs
Diddie Schneider
Ueli Guntli
Reto Graven

Recap & ending of the Trail Building Summit 2018 - get together at Hotel Cervo.

 

Presentations at the Trail Building Summit 2018 will mostly be hold in English.
Die Präsentationen am Trail Building Summit 2018 werden mehrheitlich in Englischer Sprache gehalten.