10 October 2019 Programme

Please note that the programme is currently under development and subject to change

09.00

Registration opens in the Level 2 Foyer: Tea & Coffee Served

09.30

Theatre

Delivering healthier streets: how it's done...

Chair: Professor Brian Evans, City Urbanist, Glasgow (tbc)

In Glasgow: Cllr Anna Richardson, City Convener for Sustainability and Carbon Reduction, Glasgow City Council

In Vienna: Maria Vassilakou, Vice-Mayor and Deputy Governor of Vienna, Austria

In Oslo:  Johan Hogasen-Hallesby, Chief Technology Officer, Urban Sharing

In London: Sam Monck, Head of Network Sponsorship, Transport for London

Internationally: Lucy Saunders, Director, Healthy Streets Ltd

 

 

11.00

Refreshments served in the exhibition area

11.30

Theatre

Level 3 Foyer

People-friendly streets 

Chair: John Dales, Director, Urban Movement

Child-friendly urban design
Dr Sukanya Krishnamurthy, Chancellor's Fellow, The University of Edinburgh

Active streetscapes for children
Nafsika Michail, researcher, Active & Healthy Cities, Northumbria University

Designing for children: they key to creating inclusive, accessible and successful places
Helen Forman, Urban Design Manager, West Yorkshire Combined Authority 

School streets for diverse communities
Robert Nicholas, Senior Traffic Engineer, Design & Engineering, London Borough of Hackney

Designing healthy city centre streets and spaces: The Headrow Gateway, Leeds
David Ellis, Senior Engineer, WSP, and Gwyn Owen, Project Manager, Leeds City Council

Multi-agency working in Scotland

Chair: Lynn Stocks, Head of Behaviour Change, Sustrans Scotland

Collaborative community design
Emily Gait, Infrastructure Coordinator, Sustrans Scotland 

Road safety / Operation Close Pass
Clare Skelton-Morris, Marketing & Communications Officer, Cycling Scotland

Levenmouth: linking former mining and mill towns along the Forth estuary
Pauline Silverman, project manager, Scottish Environmental Protection Agency (SEPA) and Gemma Mccluskey, Sustrans Scotland

Cycling and the Glasgow Avenues
Victoria Leiper, Head of Projects, Bike for Good

The Battlefield Street Design project
Andy Mullholland, Head of Design & Engineering, Sustrans
 

Conference Room 7

Executive room A & B

Healthy streets, climate change and resilience

Chair: Rebecca Fuller, Assistant Director, Urban Transport Group

Alison King, Principal Landscape Architect, LUC
Natural networks: opening up spaces and places with new connections

Matthanee Nilavongse, board member, Incredible Edible Todmorten
Incorporating community food patches into healthy streets planning

Clare Linton, researcher, Urban Transport Group
Designing urban environments to tackle climate change and promote resilience

Paul Morris, Director, Civic Engineers
Sustainable urban water management

Heather Claridge, Principal Design Officer, Architecture and Design Scotland 
Low carbon and environmental challenges

Mobycon

Mobycon Masterclass

Building for Bikes: The Dutch approach to junction design - part one

This Mobycon Masterclass will show you the Dutch approach to building cycling infrastructure. Mobycon are a Dutch transport consultancy with over 30 years' experience delivering cycling projects in the Netherlands and abroad. 

Moving cyclists over junctions in a safe way is a vital component of a cycling city. At points where roads meet, and traffic can turn, pedestrians and people on bikes are particularly vulnerable. This three-hour session will take an in-depth look at the principles and ideas that make Dutch junctions safe for all.

Further information click here

13.00

Lunch served in the exhibition area

14.00

Theatre

Ministerial Keynote

Michael Matheson, Cabinet Secretary, Transport Infrastructure and Connectivity, Scottish Government

 

14.30

Theatre

Level 3 Foyer

Healthy Streets: thinking differently

Chair: Sue Evans, vice-chair of the Landscapes for Health and Wellbeing working group, Landscape Institute Scotland

The Avenues, Glasgow
Derek Dunsire, Group Manager, Liveable Neighbourhoods, Transport Strategy, Glasgow City Council

Defining sound urban design principles in a technical manner for engineers and planners 
Brian Deegan, Cycling and Walking Commissioner’s Infrastructure Lead, Transport for Greater Manchester

Behavioural urbanism: influencing human behaviour through shaping better places 
Christopher Martin, Co-Founder + Director, Urban Strategy, Urban Movement

Caring places: how we live now
Daniel McKendry, Principal Landscape Architect, Architecture and Design Scotland

Edinburgh City Centre Transformation: wellbeing benefits
Valerie Robertson, Principal Economist, and Keith Gowenlock, Project Director, Jacobs

 

 

Delivering Healthy Streets

Chair: Deryck Irving, Acting Chief Executive, Central Scotland Green Network Trust

Building stronger evaluation frameworks into all projects
Stuart Hay, Director, Living Streets Scotland

Evaluating the Avenues
Dr David McArthur, Glasgow Big Urban Data Centre and Senior Lecturer, Transport Studies, University of Glasgow

Investing in cycling to tackle transport poverty and promote equity
Alex Quayle, Senior Policy Officer, Sustrans Scotland 

Planning for Low Emission Environments
Glenn Higgs, Technical Director, WSP London

Lighting for urban regeneration
Speaker from Signify, tbc

 

     

Conference Room 7

Executive room A & B

Healthy Streets lightning talks

Chair: Duncan Booker, Sustainable Glasgow Manager and Chief Resilience Officer, Glasgow City Council 

20 slides, 20 seconds, 6 minutes per presentation, followed by Q & A

Cyclists’ inhalation of black carbon in Glasgow City Centre
Giorgia Bow, Sustrans Senior Project Officer, Strategic Plan for Cycling, embedded with Glasgow City Council

Free Streets
Francesco Iacorossi, Project Manager, Staff URES Roma Servizi per la mobilitа

Not hot air: how the quality of conversations can help improve the quality of the air
Mike Saunders, CEO, Commonplace

On-street parklets: encouraging modal shift from cars to people
Habib Khan, Director, Meristem Design

Driver-focused messages, utilisation of space and time-limited media
Dr Collin Little, Glasgow City Council

The Sutton Plan: using a digital app and incentives along with air quality messaging 
Hannah Bowden, Programme Director or Hannah Stephens, National Programme Account Manager, BetterPoints

Promoting active travel: what can we learn from Japan?
Pola Berent, Transport Consultant, Urban Flow

Embedding inclusive design
Marianne Scobie, Deputy CEO, Glasgow Disability Alliance

Velo-communities workshop

The Velocommunities project is targeted at converting car drivers into cycle commuters, to positively impact the environment.

The workshop will include a screening of the film about Velocommunities, created by playwright Lewis Hetherington and film-maker Geraldine Heaney who have been commissioned to work with the project. The film is part of Lewis and Geraldine’s roles as embedded artists using video and theatre to document and explore Glasgow's transition to a more sustainable city.

Velocommunities is run by the Sustainable Glasgow Partnership, led by Duncan Booker from Glasgow City Council, and aims to make the city one of the greenest in Europe.

Velocommunities is the 1,000th project supported through the Scottish Government's Climate Challenge Fund. 

Participants:

  • Gemma Lawrence, culture/SHIFT Producer, Creative Carbon Scotland

  • Shgufta Anwar - Development Officer, Bike for Good

  • Lewis Hetherington, VeloCommunities Embedded Artist

  • Geraldine Heaney, VeloCommunities Embedded Artist

Mobycon

Mobycon Masterclass

Building for Bikes: The Dutch approach to junction design - part two

This Mobycon Masterclass will show you the Dutch approach to building cycling infrastructure. Mobycon are a Dutch transport consultancy with over 30 years' experience delivering cycling projects in the Netherlands and abroad. 

Moving cyclists over junctions in a safe way is a vital component of a cycling city. At points where roads meet, and traffic can turn, pedestrians and people on bikes are particularly vulnerable. This three-hour session will take an in-depth look at the principles and ideas that make Dutch junctions safe for all.

Further information click here

15.45

Refreshments served in the exhibition area

16.15

Theatre

Closing plenary panel: Future Scotland

Summary from Session Chair, John Lauder, Deputy Chief Executive, Sustrans Scotland

George Gillespie, Executive Director, Glasgow City Council (invited)

Stephen O'Malley, Founding Director, Civic Engineers

Sue Evans, vice-chair of the Landscapes for Health and Wellbeing working group, Landscape Institute Scotland

Laura Murdoch, Director of Bus, Accessibility and Active Travel, Transport Scotland 


 

17.00

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