Velo-city Global Conference Calls for Presentations
ADELAIDE, Australia – Velo-city Global 2014 will spotlight what’s great about bike riding, to how strong support of cycling can help create safe and vibrant cities, economic resilience and social wellbeing.
Velo-city Global will take place from 27–30 May 2014 at the Adelaide Convention Centre, South Australia. The conference is seeking presentations from political leaders, government officials and staff, researchers, professionals, advocates and business people from around the world that address the conference and program themes.
The only global conference on cycling will be explored through the three key themes of:
- Setting the stage – places and spaces,
- Tales worth celebrating – people, communities and journeys
- Celebrations to come – cultural change
To look at these themes more closely submitters are asked to apply one or more of the following lenses to your abstract.
- Lens 1 – The Facts
- Lens 2 – Leadership
- Lens 3 – Policy, strategy, planning and partnerships
- Lens 4 – Creativity and Innovation
Presentations should provide insight on challenges, solutions and successes to help illustrate courses of action for others to follow.
The deadline for submissions is October 11, 2013. Click here to submit presentations for the Velo-city Global 2014 Conference.
Since 1980 Velo-city conferences have been held in cities including Copenhagen, Paris, Dublin, Brussels, Barcelona, Munich, Montreal and Vancouver. The most recent the conference was held in Vienna. Adelaide will be the first city in Australia to host the Velo-city Global event.
The ECF established the Velo-city Global conference series in 2010 to answer the growing demand for expertise in cycling from cities. Velo-city Global aims to achieve contributions and participants from six continents. The program and structure of the conference are also developed using a global context.