DIRTT Project Dissemination Webinar

8 - 8 September 2022 | Online @ 8:30am CET

About this event


If you’re unable to join the in-person DIRTT Dissemination Seminar in Norway, this webinar is for you!


The dissemination seminar aims to present and clarify the results achieved by the DIRTT project and to outline how the Educational Framework will be applied, now and in the future. The Thursday morning program will focus on the key deliverables of the project, the various elements of the Educational Framework including the trail sector market research, syllabus, training resources and various examples how trail building training can be delivered in the future.


Program details


Thursday September 8th / 8:30am – 11:30 pm (CET)

8:30- 8:45- Opening speech by Nils Ivar Pedersen, vice-Rector / General Manager of Fagskolen i Viken : Why Trail building as Vocational Education and Training matters

8:45-09:30- The DIRTT resources: presenting the main outcomes of the DIRTT project and how to use them. Presentation by Lars Wraae Jensen, DIRTT project leader

Coffee break (30min)

10:00- 10:30- Vision for the future of Trail Building in the EU. Presentation by Mark Torsius, General Manager of IMBA Europe

10:30-11:00 – A national trail building & maintenance training program for volunteers. Presentation by Graeme McLean, head of Developing Mountain Biking in Scotland

11:00-11:30 – DIRTT 2.0, how to move from an Educational Framework to a European Certification Framework. Presentation by Tommy Edvardsen Hvidsten, senior lecturer at Fagskolen i Viken