Early bird registration for the Global Cycling Summit Velo-city 2017 to be closed soon!

Are you thinking about visiting Velo-city 2017 in the Netherlands this June? Make sure to get your tickets before the 28th of February at the reduced early bird price!

If your work is linked to cycling, you cannot afford to miss the biggest gathering of cycling-related professionals and decision-makers in the world. The fact that Velo-city 2017 takes place in the Netherlands, the world’s premier cycling nation, is a gripping bonus: The region of Arnhem-Nijmegen is home to some of the latest examples of design excellence and cutting edge infrastructure.

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“Renowned speakers will present their insights on technology innovation, cutting-edge infrastructure, good governance trends and policies from around the world”, said Sjors Van Duren, Programme Director. The author of “Cycling Cities” Ruth Oldenziel will show the paths of Dutch Cycling history, Masi Mohammadi, Professor of Architecture Technologies, will outline the connection between cycling, architecture and health and Andre Dzikus from UN-Habitat will take on global sustainable policies.

The Dutch infrastructure lessons and their application on Cycle Super Highways in London will be discussed by Brian Deegan and Marco te Brömmelstroet. Clarisse Cunha Linke from ITDP Brazil will take on gender and social innovation drawing from her experience in Brazil, Mozambique and Namibia whereas world renowned Dutch philosopher René ten Bos will paint the vision of future society and inclusion.

Experience innovation
Cycle highways, electric bikes and cycling above 50% modal share. Velo-city Arnhem-Nijmegen offers the opportunity to experience amazing infrastructure and see innovation in practice while sessions and plenaries will focus on how to adjust learnings on your own projects. The conference programme offers a variety of outdoor sessions from bicycle parking to air quality measurements by bicycle. Don’t miss the half-day excursions in Amsterdam with three content-filled trips to capture the good, the bad and the ugly of a top cycling city.

“You will be able to learn about excellent cycling infrastructure and the policy making behind it by being exposed to the very best the Dutch have to offer”, says Marcio Deslandes, ECF’s Velo-city Series Director. “When it comes to a shared space, Arnhem and Nijmegen, as well as Amsterdam, have a lot to teach and Velo-city 2017 participants will be encouraged to experience how cycling is implemented”.

Network hub: where innovators and power players meet
Velo-city is the place to meet transport experts, city officials, policy-makers, advocates, industry representatives and all professionals working on cycling around the globe. This is where new partnerships and coalitions are born between power players, experts and creative thinkers who work to bring cycling forward. By joining Velo-city, participants get to propel their work forward and expand their portfolio.

Join us for the Velo-city 2017 Arnhem-Nijmegen in June 13-16, 2017 and use the opportunity to register in the Early Bird phase until February 28th, 2017 with the discount of € 125 on the admission fee!


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