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Canalway/Trail Event Announces Details

May 31, 2017

The 2017 World Canals Conference (WCC) announces key speakers for the upcoming conference, set to take place Sept. 24-28 in Syracuse. Register today to guarantee a seat.

This year's conference provides a world-class program that highlights some of the most exciting and innovative activities on the world's waterways. WCC 2017 speakers hail from around the globe, including experts from France, Poland, Scotland, Korea, the U.K., the Netherlands and the U.S. 

Plenary speakers include:

  • John Robinson, founder and CEO of Our Ability: Robinson is a 2014 White House Champion of Change for Disability Employment. He will focus on canal recreation for people of all abilities.

  • Steve Dunlop, CEO of Scottish Canals: Dunlop will discuss the transformative power of lowland canals and their contribution to Scotland's vibrant economy.

  • David Edwards-May, president of Inland Waterways International: Edwards-May is an internationally recognized waterways development consultant, cartographer, publisher and writer who will deliver the state of the world's canals.

The area looks forward to hosting this international event. Register for the conference at

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