Hackney Cycling Conference Sharing Success, Inspiring Change across London

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Hackney Cycling Conference Sharing Success, Inspiring Change across London

Time: June 8, 2012 from 9:30am to 7pm
Location: Stoke Newington Town Hall
Website or Map: http://www.hackney.gov.uk/ass…
Event Type: cycling, conference
Latest Activity: Jun 7, 2012

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Hackney Cycling Conference
Sharing Success, Inspiring Change across London
Friday June 8, Stoke Newington Town Hall
What is the way forward for cycling in London? Should we be looking to
Amsterdam or Copenhagen or are there other home-grown solutions? Why has
cycling grown so far and so fast in some parts of London like Hackney. What
lessons have we learnt and how can we inspire change across the capital?
Chair: Robert Crampton, The Times


09.30-09.45 Opening address
Jules Pipe, Mayor of Hackney
Cllr Feryal Demirci, Cycling Champion and Cabinet Member for
Neighbourhoods, Hackney Council


09.45-11:10 Cycling and Culture.
Confirmed speakers include:
Why Culture Matters for Cycling Policy
Dr Rachel Aldred, University of East London.
How Cultures Inform Cycling Training in Hackney
Patrick Field, London School of Cycling
Targeted Marketing to Improve the Profile of Cycling
Kathryn King, Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea


11:30-12:30 Politics of Cycling: Policy, Consultation and Engagement
Confirmed speakers include:

Cllr Feryal Demirci: Cycling Champion and Cabinet Member for Neighbourhoods,
Hackney Council
Trevor Parsons: London Cycling Campaign in Hackney


12.30-13.15 Lunch (networking and exhibition)


13:15-14.20 How to Make Cycling Safer and Feel Safer
Confirmed speakers include:
An Evidence Based Approach to Delivering the Mayor's Cycle Safety Action
Plan
Alexandra Goodship, Cycle Delivery Planning Manager, TfL
Charlie Lloyd, LCC Campaigns Officer
Towards Safe Urban Driving, David Dansky, Cycle Training UK


14:35-15:25 Infrastructure for Cycling
Confirmed speakers include:
Rebalancing the Use of Road Space to Favour Cycling: A Virtual Tour of
Hackney:
Chris Proctor, Design and Engineering Manager, Hackney Council
The Cycle Network Begins at my Front Door
Alex Sully, Transport Initiatives


15:25-16:20 Workshops:
Choice between workshops on Cycling and Culture; Politics; Safety or
Infrastructure


16:30 Closing Remarks: Robert Crampton, The Times

For RSVP and enquiries about exhibition opportunities contact:
movegreener@hackney.gov.uk

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