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Date: 02 July 2013
Venue: Exhibition and Conference Centre, UWE, Frenchay Campus
Time: 09:30 -16:00
Join Jon Snow, Channel 4 News and an exciting line-up of expert speakers at our national one-day conference responding to the new opportunities created by the changing policy landscape for cycling in the UK and the challenge of increasing population levels of physical activity.
The event is sponsored by the Environmental i-Net.
Confirmed Speakers include:
· Jon Snow, Journalist & Presenter, Channel 4 News
· Malcolm Shepherd, Chief Executive, Sustrans
· Steffen Rasmussen, Head of Traffic Design, City of Copenhagen
· Shelley McIvor, Associate Director, Global Action Plan
· Dr. Miles Elsden, Deputy Chief Scientific Officer, Department for Transport
The conference will bring together professionals, policy makers and academics to explore the interface between research and the radical shifts in policy, culture and 'infrastructure' provision that are required to support the large-scale uptake of cycling for transport and leisure. By drawing on evidence from research and practice, the conference will explore the benefits of cycling for health and sustainability and the role that public health, built environment and sustainability sectors can play in bringing about wholesale change in the cycling culture of the UK.
Invaluable for: Professionals working in sustainability, public health, planning and transport; academics working in behaviour change, travel mode shift and behavioural influence, and all those engaged in the collaborative effort required to make cycling a UK transport norm.
09.30 Registration and coffee
Plenary Session 1
Professor Steve West, Vice Chancellor, University of the West of England, Bristol
10:10 A Legacy for Generations: Revolutionising cycling in the UK
Jon Snow, Journalist and Presenter, Channel 4 News
10:35 Cycling in England - a work in progress
Dr Miles Elsden, Deputy Chief Scientific Advisor, Department for Transport
11:00 Shifting Behaviour Across Organisations
Shelley McIvor, Associate Director Employee Engagement, Global Action Plan
11:20 Question and Answer session
11:35 Valuing the Health Benefits of Cycling
Dr Harry Rutter, Senior Clinical Research Fellow, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
11:35 Bike Hire Schemes to Date – affordable convenience or unaffordable luxury?
Dr Miriam Ricci, Research Fellow, Centre for Transport and Society, University of the West of England, Bristol
11:55 Using Health Economics Evidence to Good Effect
Dr Adrian Davis, Public Health Advisor to City Development, Bristol City Council
11:55 Household Decision-Making for Everyday Travel: The case of cycling
Dr Tim Jones, Senior Research Fellow in Sustainable Urban Mobility, Oxford Brookes/Oxford University
13:40 What Makes Cycling Culture Thrive: A tale of four cities
Dr Rachel Aldred, Senior Lecturer, School of Architecture and the Built Environment, University of Westminster
13:40 European Levels of Investment in Cycling: Results and insights
Dr Kiron Chatterjee, Senior Research Fellow, Centre for Transport and Society, University of the West of England, Bristol
14:00 Moving from Lycra-clad Enthusiasts to Transport Norm: Insights from social marketing
Professor Alan Tapp, Director, Bristol Social Marketing Centre, University of the West of England, Bristol
14:00 Bristol Cycling City: What we've done and where next
Ed Plowden, Programme Manager, Local Sustainable Transport Fund, Bristol City Council
Plenary Session 2
15:00 Putting Cycling at the Heart of Planning Policy: Lessons from Copenhagen
Steffen Rasmussen, Head of Traffic Design, City of Copenhagen
15:25 Cycling, Sustainability and Health: Making the big leap forward
Malcolm Shepherd, Chief Executive, Sustrans
15:50 Question and Answer session
16:00 Reflections on key learning points from the day
16:20 Close of conference; refreshments and networking
Exhibition and Conference Centre, Frenchay Campus, University of the West of England, Bristol
Please reserve the date 2 July 2013 in your diary for this exciting one-day conference.
Please complete the registration form
For further information e-mail FET.firstname.lastname@example.org or tel: +44(0)117 32 83210
"Shifting Gears" is a collaboration between UWE's Centre for Transport and Society, Bristol Social Marketing Centre, WHO Collaborating Centre for Healthy Urban Environments and the Institute for Sustainability, Health and Environment.
Cost: Early bird £80 (until 30 April), full rate £90
Contact: Tan Moore
Telephone: +44(0)117 32 83210
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