May Meeting: America's Cup – San Francisco – May 11

BATW – May Meeting – May 11, 2013  – 2nd Saturday in May
10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Learn the latest on the fast-approaching America’s Cup event
and tour the new America’s Cup Pavilion

Meeting room at Morton Beebe’s Condominium, 150 Lombard St., San Francisco
Get an insider’s view of the upcoming 55 days of racing that will be hosted in the San Francisco Bay during July, August and September this year. We will hear from three key players that are at the center of making this event happen. After the presentation we will tour the America’s Cup Pavilion located between Piers 27/29, an easy walk from our meeting room.
Peter Albert, Urban Planning Manager for the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA), will talk about his team’s plans for moving people around the city during this intense racing season, which includes the Louis Vuitton Cup, Defender’s Challenge, Red Bull Youth America’s Cup and the America’s Cup Final.
Stan Honey, America’s Cup Director of Technology, will talk about the role technology plays in making this event a success and the Sports Emmy he and his team won for extraordinary technical innovation.
Tim Jeffery, America’s Cup Director, Promotions, Athletes and PR, the will discuss the race dynamics, personalities and the history of the America’s Cup race.
Mark your calendars for an unforgettable morning. Note this is the 2nd Saturday of May due to the scheduling constraints of the America’s Cup.
Refreshments will be served. Space is limited. Seating on first-come, first-served basis.
New RSVP Policy: Submit your RSVP on the Members Only portion of the BATW website, then print out the email confirmation that you receive and bring to the meeting for check-in. To cancel your reservation, contact Programs Chair Erin Caslavka (
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