2015 National Active Travel Conference

26 May, Dynamic Earth, Edinburgh

Walking, Cycling, Connecting Communities is a group of organisations working for a Scotland which supports walking and cycling as the natural choice for short journeys.

The Walking, Cycling, Connecting Communities team is pleased to announce the 7th National Active Travel Conference.

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When: Tuesday 26 May 2015

Where: Our Dynamic Earth, Edinburgh

Featuring:

Keynote presentations, a panel discussion and practitioner workshops on the theme of “Seizing Opportunities.”

Confirmed Speaker: Derek Mackay, MSP, Minister for Transport and Islands

Confirmed Speaker: Iain Docherty, Professor of Public Policy and Governance – University of Glasgow.

Confirmed Speaker: John Dales, Transport Planner and Urban Designer – Urban Movement.

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Agenda

08.30 – 09.30 Registration, refreshments and exhibition

09.30 – 09.40 Chair’s opening remarks
Mark Stephen, Journalist & Broadcaster

09.40 – 09.55 National Walking Strategy
Craig McLaren – Director, Royal Town Planning Institute Scotland and Chair, National Waking Strategy Delivery Forum

09.55 – 10.15 Keynote presentation
Professor Iain Docherty – Professor of Public Policy and Governance, University of Glasgow

10.15 – 10.35 Keynote presentation
John Dales – Transport Planner and Urban Designer, Urban Movement

10.35 – 10.50 Keynote Q&As

10.50 – 11.30 Refreshment break and exhibition

11.30 – 12.30 ‘Seizing Policy Opportunities’ – Panel Discussion and Q&A
– Jim Eadie MSP
– David Stewart MSP
– Alison Johnstone MSP

12.30 – 13.00 Minister for Transport and Islands – active travel update
Derek MacKay MSP, Minister for Transport and Islands

13.00 – 13.55 Lunch and exhibition
SATIN ‘maintenance clinic’ workshop

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13.55 – 14.35 Interactive Sessions – round 1
Sessions supported by Smarter Choices, Smarter Places

14.35 – 14.45 Delegates move to second interactive session

14.45 – 15.25 Interactive Sessions – round 2
Sessions supported by Smarter Choices, Smarter Places

15.25 – 15.35 Delegates return to main plenary room

15.35 – 15.55 Final remarks and close, Mark Stephen

 

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Links to Partner Organisations

Cycling Scotland, Living Streets Scotland, Paths for All, Sustrans Scotland.

 

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Conference Exhibitors :

Carplus Trust, Falco, Free Wheel North, Spokes, CTC Scotland, SATIN
A&P Chambers, Alzheimer Scotland, Traffic Technology, Paths for All
Living Streets, Cycling Scotland, Sustrans, Caledonian MacBrayne, Sestran, Arup

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Conference Exhibitors: Carplus Trust, Falco, Free Wheel North, Spokes, CTC Scotland, SATIN, A&P Chambers, Alzheimer Scotland, Traffic Technology, Paths for All, Living Streets, Cycling Scotland, Sustrans

 

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