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Velo-city Global 2014 Adelaide: The Heart of Cycling is Beating in Australia

Velo-city Global 2014 LogoThe ECF established the Velo-city Global conference series in 2010 to answer the growing global demand for expertise in cycling. Today, Velo-city Global is the ultimate platform for policy-makers, experts and cycling advocates working for a world where more people cycle more often.

The world’s top experts in active mobility, sustainable transport, city planning, industry and cycling advocacy come together and exchange knowledge, experiences and visions. It is quite simple: with over 600 international delegates from all over the world, Velo-city Global 2014 Adelaide was where the future of cycling took shape and form.

Our Velo-city Global live-page with links to all the latest news can be found here.ECF Network Meetings on the fringes of Velo-city Global 2014 in Adelaide

The following side-events took place at Velo-city 2014:

Cities for Cyclists meeting

Scientists for Cycling colloquium

Velo-city Global 2014 Adelaide encompassed some of the hottest topics in cycling today such as the evolution of cycling infrastructure and parking, drawing experiences from the biggest cycling cities of the world. An impressive variety of cities spanning from Copenhagen to Rio de Janeiro and from Singapore to San Francisco met for a week in Australia for an unmatched opportunity for networking and for keeping up to date with the latest global trends in cycling policy and research.

The dialogue was enriched by experiences of world cycling leading countries, such as The Netherlands. Overall, more than forty countries were represented in this massive celebration of cycling. Parallel side-events aim to bring together dedicated networks such as academics and city officials.

B-Track-B presented its first year-end report in Adelaide, and it will soon be available. In the meantime:
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Some of the main keynote speakers included world-renowned city planner Janette Sadik-Khan, former Commissioner of the New York City Department of Transportation, Niels Hoe from the Danish Consulting HOE360, Mikael Colville-Andersen, CEO of Copenhagenize and Timothy Papandreou from SFMTA Municipal Transportation Agency. You can learn more about all the speakers here (external conference website).

More information on Velo-city? Go here or contact Velo-city Series Manager, Marcio Deslandes.

 

Last Updated June 17, 2014