We have seen such an incredible response to our 2017 Call for Proposals. Below, please find some frequently asked questions for 2017. Can’t find what you’re looking for? Contact our staff at walkingsummit@americawalks.org


When does registration open?

Registration is scheduled to open Monday April 3, 2017.

What does registration cost?

Early Bird Registration will cost $375. After Early Bird Registration closes on July 15, registration will cost $425.

Will there be a special hotel rate?

Yes, we have reserved a block of rooms at the conference hotel for $189/night. Please contact walkingsummit@americawalks.org for more information on the hotel.

Are speaker registration and travel costs covered by the National Walking Summit? 

No, presenters will have to cover their own registration and travel costs. Presenters and other attendees will have an opportunity to apply for scholarships beginning April 3rd.

Can I or my organization submit more than one proposal? 

Of course! Please submit as many proposals as you have ideas for. Please be sure that each proposal is sent as a separate file in its own email.

My proposal fits in more than one of the program paths. What should I do?

You may select up to three paths on the call for proposals. Please be sure to explain why you feel your proposal fits the paths selected.

Do you accept proposals from outside the US?

We will consider proposals from outside the US. Proposals should demonstrate a program, policy, or research that we feel is relevant to our audience and network.