Edinburgh - 13 November

'Love Cycling, Go Dutch' Edinburgh Conference on Cycling
 
Dutch cycling experts are teaming up with their Scottish counterparts to see how the Dutch cycling experience can boost the Scotland's cycle network and increase safety and public support for cycling. In a one day conference (the third in a series of four) in Edinburgh on 13 November cycling experts, urban planners and politicians will exchange views in both practical workshops and more wide-ranging seminars.
 
A select group of Scottish stakeholders will also redesign a junction according to Dutch design principles.
 
The hashtag for this event will be #GoDutchConf.
 
Follow the links below for more information.

Programme

Venue and Travel

Background Information

Who is attenting?

Presentations Speakers

Programme

For a detailed programme, please click here
 

Venue and Travel

The Love Cycling, Go Dutch Edinburgh Conference will take place on Tuesday 13 November at COSLA Conference Centre, Edinburgh, from 9.30am-5pm.
 

Background Information

The ‘Love Cycling, Go Dutch’ Conference is the third in a series of four ‘Love Cycling, Go Dutch’ conferences. This series has been organised by the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in collaboration with London Cycling Campaign, Royal HaskoningDHV, Cycle Nation, the Dutch Cycling Embassy, Transport for London, Bristol City Council, Transport for Greater Manchester, Manchester City Council, Sustrans, Cycling Scotland and Transport Scotland.

The original ‘Love London, Go Dutch’ was the London Cycling Campaign’s successful 2012 election campaign, supported by the Dutch Embassy. This campaign saw all five leading mayoral candidates, including current Mayor Boris Johnson, commit to implementing Dutch-style infrastructure across Greater London. Find out more at London Cycling Campaign’s site Click here

Attendance for all conferences is by invitation only.


Who is attending?

Leading Dutch and UK experts and politicians in the fields of cycling and urban planning will be presenting their ideas, including: Pennie Taylor, Cllr Jim Orr, Keith Brown, Rik Grashoff and Ian Aitken.

The conference seminars will show how Dutch politicians and planners have succeeded in encouraging more people to travel around cities on their bikes and consider how this can be achieved in Scotland.

About 150 delegates will be attending each complimentary conference including representatives from city cycling groups, environmental organisations, transport planners and local borough councillors.
 
 

Presentations Speakers

Please click on the links below to download most of the day's presentations and speeches: