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A.T. Vista: Workshop Committee

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APPALACHIAN TRAIL CONSERVANCY

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Help plan and coordinate workshops that will be presented during the 2022 A.T. Vista which is to take place at SUNY New Paltz on Aug. 5-8, 2022. A.T. Vista is a biennial gathering for people interested in enjoying and learning about the Appalachian Trail and all things outdoors!

Register TODAY to begin helping by clicking on the 'Register' button at the bottom of this page and filling out the following form.

General Description:

Join a team to determine what workshops will be offered to conference attendees. After looking at previous conference workshop offerings, decide what topics are to be presented, contact presenters, and set a schedule. Just prior to the conference, contact the presenters to find out what they need. At the conference serve as host to several presenters. Read the Workshops report from the 2007 Conference.

Objective:

Select topics, secure leaders, schedule and coordinate workshops. Provide information for the publication of the workshop program.

Skills:

  • Ability to contact people to ask for information
  • A record of organizing workshops and the details required to manage them

Specific Tasks:

While running the Conference

  • Be a member of the Workshop Committee
  • Track your own voluneer hours

Planning the Conference

  • Read the Workshops report from the 2007 Conference.
  • Decide what will be offered. Sources for ideas and presenters include lists from past conferences and volunteers and staff from ATC and TC
  • Contact presenters
  • Use scheduling conventions from previous conferences
  • Set schedule and make a handout which says where each workshop is being held
  • Interact with presenters ahead of time to determine their AV needs and other needs
  • Assemble packets for presenters
  • Assign a host for each presenter

During the Conference

  • Interact with college’s IT department about AV needs
  • Change signs as necessary for daily listings and at rooms

Benefits:

  • Work with other hikers from outside your region
  • Meet and work alongside people who share your passion for the outdoors
  • Learn how to enter content on the AT Vista website
  • Be able to say you worked on a multi-day conference

Coordinates with:

  • Workshop Committee Chair

Time Line:

Fall and winter of year before conference - determine what workshops to offer

Year of the conference, be the contact for an assigned list of presentors, obtain descriptions and AV needs

At conference, Act as liaison to assigned presentors and help trouble shoot

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About APPALACHIAN TRAIL CONSERVANCY

Location:

PO BOX 807, HARPERS FERRY, WV 25425, US

Mission Statement

The Appalachian Trail Conservancy’s mission is to preserve and manage the Appalachian Trail - ensuring that its vast natural beauty and priceless cultural heritage can be shared and enjoyed today, tomorrow, and for centuries to come.

Description

The Appalachian Trail Conservancy’s vision is to connect the human spirit with nature - preserving the delicate majesty of the Trail as a haven for all to enjoy.

We are committed to nurture and protect this sacred space through education and inspiration. We strive to create an ever-expanding community of doers and dreamers, and work to ensure that tomorrow’s generations will experience the same mesmerizing beauty we behold today.

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WHEN

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WHERE

1 Hawk Hill RoadNew Paltz, NY 12561

(41.72582,-74.09663)
 

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