Velo-city 2019 in Dublin Opens Call for Abstracts with Theme Cycling for the Ages
BRUSSELS, Belgium – The next edition of Velo-city Conference Series, co-organised by Dublin City Council and the European Cyclists’ Federation (ECF), will take place in Dublin, Ireland from 25th to 28th June 2019. Velo-city 2019 Dublin is pleased to open the Call for Abstracts and invite experts from around the world to share their work, knowledge, experience and insights with a global audience.
The theme of Velo-City 2019 Dublin is Cycling for the Ages. The conference vision is looking forward towards the cycling city of 2030.
Cycling for the ages
This theme focuses on encouraging cycling by people of all ages and abilities, young and old, male and female as part of their daily transport and recreation. The conference sub-themes are as follows:
1. Technology, Intelligent Transport Systems and Data Analytics;
2. Health and Social;
3. Environment & Infrastructure
Abstracts call now open
Abstracts have to be submitted by October 22nd 2018. For all information about the Call, Themes and Submission Instructions visit www.velo-city2019.com/.
ECF notes “We are looking for submissions that show original research, project results, ideas, campaigns, and more. Share your ideas and stories and join us at Velo-city 2019. Don’t forget to share this Call for Abstracts with your network!”
2nd Velo-city in Dublin
This will not be the first time that Velo-city goes to Dublin. The city hosted the conference back in 2005 with great success. “Velo-city 2005 proved a catalyst for cycling growth in the city – the number of cyclists in the city increased by 147% since 2005, but also the conference showed that cycling was a real and viable mode of transport for Dubliners,” says Owen P.
Keegan, Chief Executive of Dublin City Council. “Hosting Velo-city in Dublin in 2019 will accelerate the efforts by Dublin City Council and our partner agencies to further the development of Dublin as a world class cycling city.”
“We are excited to bring participants from all continents in 2019 to Dublin. Velo-city 2019 Dublin will – as all our Global Cycling Summits do – offer a great opportunity for sharing the experience, knowledge and expertise about the promotion of cycling worldwide,” says Bernhard Ensink, ECF Secretary General.
The Velo-city conference series is annual global cycling summit, organized by the European Cyclists’ Federation (ECF) and selected host cities. Velo-city conferences serve as a global communications and information platform and target to influence decision makers, and improve the planning and provision of infrastructure for the daily use of the bicycle in an urban environment. The conferences traditionally involve experts, representatives of associations, institutions, policy-makers and social agents, universities and companies. More at www.velo-city2019.com