Tuesday, February 2
An insider’s view to the Worldwide Brand that Established a Sport
9:00 a.m. MST
Presented by: Jeff Boliba, Vice President, Sport & Participation
Since 1977, Burton has been pushing the sport and industry forward through innovative products, programs, and partnerships. From best-in-class retail products to kids' learning tools and beginner-specific rental gear, Burton has pioneered the sport of snowboarding and grown a global community united by a passion for standing sideways. Collaborating with resort and industry partners worldwide, Burton has brought to life unforgettable programmed experiences and events like the Chill Foundation, Riglet Snowboarding, U.S. Open, Stash Parks, A Day for Jake, and more. Tune in to learn more about Burton’s evolution, the future of snowboarding, and an exciting announcement.
Renewable Energy Outlook 2021: Solar and Energy Storage Opportunities under a Biden White House and Democratically-Controlled Legislature
1:00 p.m. MST
Presented by the Sustainable Mountains Consortium
Hear from a team of renewable energy experts on what solar energy and storage opportunities for ski slopes will looks like under the Biden Administration. How will the new Administration’s commitment to clean energy, the Paris Climate Accords and new infrastructure initiatives affect the cost and opportunities to use renewable energy at ski areas? What programs and incentives are likely to be part of the Biden package? The Sustainable Mountains Consortium will bring you up to date on the latest energy developments, and walk you through how your ski areas can meet their sustainable energy goals in the most economically attractive way.