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Monday, 12 January 2015

On the move: Cycling & Connectivity - Thursday 30 April, 10am

CIVINET UK & Ireland and Belfast City Council are pleased to announce On the move - A conference about cycling and connectivity. The conference explores cycling strategy development and practical delivery of cycling measures. It also addresses the role of cycling and sustainable transport in urban regeneration. Case studies from Belfast, Dublin and Bath will be featured, along with a look at Northern Ireland’s new cycling strategy. European perspective comes from a Ghent case study, an introduction to CIVINET and advice on EU funding for cycling projects. There’s also a cycle tour in Belfast.

Attendance is free for CIVINET UK & Ireland members (up to three delegates from your organisation). For non-members the registration fee is £50. Book your place online at https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/on_the_move.

Date: Thursday 30 April 2015
Time: 10am - 4.15pm
Venue: Reception Room, Belfast City Hall



Conference Programme

10.00 - 10.25: Registration, Networking and Coffee

10.25 - 10.30: Welcome - Chris Hadfield, Project Manager, Lancashire County Council, and National Network Manager, CIVINET

10.30 - 10.50: A New Bicycle Strategy for Northern Ireland - Andrew Grieve, Head of Cycling Unit, Department for Regional Development

10.50 - 11.00: Launching a New Bike Sharing Scheme in Belfast - Anne Doherty, Belfast Public Bike Share, Belfast City Council

11.00 - 11.10: One Year On: nextbike in Bath and North East Somerset - Colin Rees, LSTF Project Manager, Bath & North East Somerset Council

11.10 - 11.20: An Established Scheme: dublinbikes - Damien O Tuama, Mobilities Consultant and BYPAD Bicycle Policy Auditor

11.20 - 11.40: Coffee Break

11.40 - 12.10: Discussion and Q&A on Morning Session - Chaired by Chris Hadfield, Lancashire County Council

12.10 - 13.00: Cycle Tour - Led by Belfast City Council

13.00 - 14.00: Lunch

14.00 - 14.30: Regeneration & Connectivity - Dr Brendan Murtagh, Reader in Urban Planning, Queen's University Belfast and Gerry Millar, Director of Property and Projects, Belfast City Council

14.30 - 14.45: An Introduction to CIVINET - Chris Hadfield, Project Manager, Lancashire County Council, and National Network Manager, CIVINET

14.45 - 15.05: EU Funding Sources for Cycling Projects - Fiona McLean, European Project Development Manager, Transport & Travel Research Ltd

15.05 - 15.20: Coffee Break

15.20 - 15.40: Ghent… Making Cycling the New Normal - Patty Delanghe, Leader of Cycling Team, City of Ghent

15.40 - 16.10: Discussion and Q&A on Afternoon Session - Chaired by Chris Hadfield, Lancashire County Council

16.10 - 16.15: Conclusion - Chris Hadfield, Lancashire County Council



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