Conference Hall

Registration opens

Tea & Coffee served in the exhibition area


Council Chamber

Welcome address

Stephen Peacock, Executive Director: Growth and Regeneration, Bristol City Council

Opening plenary: aligning health and transport benefits

Dame Sarah Storey, Active Travel Commissioner, Sheffield City Region

Christina Gray, Director of Public Health, Bristol City Council

Cllr Suzanne Bartington, Cycling Champion, Oxfordshire County Council


Conference Hall

Networking break


Council Chamber

Breakout Room 1

Breakout Room 2

Breakout Room 3

Understanding behavioural change

Why do we make our travel choices, and how can they be influenced?
Dr Ian Walker, Transport and Traffic Psychologist, Univeristy of Bath

Evaluating the impact of behavioural change programmes – the good, the bad and the ugly
Jim Bradley, Director, ITP and Rachel Tate, Senior Consultant, ITP

Developing an active travel lan for Premier League football clubs
Kevin O’Sullivan, Founder and Principal Solicitor, Cycle Legal

Key insights from a London case study
Rachel Buck, Principal City Planner, Transport Strategy and Planning, Transport for London

The positive impact of cycling: an NHS staff case study
Amanda Downes, Partnership Development Officer, Lancashire County Council & Helen Fairhurst, Local Project Manager, Love to Ride Lancashire

Short presentations followed by a panel / audience Q+A

Making the case: tools and strategies

Demonstrating Value for Money for active travel schemes: valuing health and place 
Neil Anderson, Technical Director, Amey Transport Planning

Crowdsouring for a digital Geospatial Joint Strategic Needs Assessment
Laurence Oakes-Ash, CEO, City Science 

Equality Impact Assessments and the holistic travel environment
Andi Adams, transport planner, Stantec

A partnership-led approach to tackling obesity and transport health inequalities
Karen Stevens Senior Transport Officer, St.Helens Council

Air quality modelling to inform clean air choices
Christine Elphicke, Associate Director, WSP


Followed by panel / audience Q+A

Connected places, healthy places

Disconnected developments: are highways authorities part of the problem?
Graham Paul Smith, Urban Design, and Katja Stille, Director, Tibbalds Planning and Urban Design

The role the street network in civic life: understanding place and movement 
Andy Martin, Transformational Schemes Sponsor, Transport for London

Networking the networks: citizen-centred design
David Gillam, senior designer, City ID

Local Cycling & Walking Infrastructure Plans (LCWIP) Workshop

Hosted by The Department for Transport & Partners. Details to follow...


Conference Hall

Networking lunch


Council Chamber

Breakout Room 1

Breakout Room 2

Breakout Room 3

Inclusive transport

Delivering inclusive transport networks: making tough decisions
Pam Turton, Assistant Director, Transport Regeneration Directorate, Portsmouth City Council

Healthy ageing in age-friendly places
Paul McGarry, Head, Greater Manchester Ageing Hub, Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Wellbeing and future generations: a new approach to child-friendly planning
Dr Jenny Wood, Research Associate, Institute for Social Policy, Housing and Equalities Research (I-SPHERE)

Traffic-free zones for school streets
Annabel Matharu, Highway Services, Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council

Sense Explorers: a toolkit for involving young people in transforming places and the environment
Sean Peacock, Researcher, Open Lab, Newcastle University

Civilised streets

Parking and public health: how parking strategies impact on active travel, air quality and accessibility
Dr Suzanne Audrey, Senior Research Fellow in Public Health and Co-director of SHINE (Supporting Healthy Inclusive Neighbourhood Environments, Bristol Medical School

Road traffic noise: the silent killer
Kees den Hollander, Senior Consultant, Loendersloot Groep

A light touch street design response to reducing road danger
Geoff Burrage & Ruby Stringer, ITP

Urban greening: public / private partmerships
Habib Khan, Director, Meristem Design


How to create low traffic neighbourhoods

Workshop run by Dr Ellen Schwartz, Consultant in Public Health, and Ian Plowright, Head of Transport, Planning and Strategic Transport, London Borough of Croydon

Local Cycling & Walking Infrastructure Plans (LCWIP) Workshop

Hosted by The Department for Transport & Partners. Details to follow...


Conference Hall

Networking break


Council Chamber

Closing plenary panel: successful car-free strategies

Stephen Edwards, Director of Policy & Communications, Living Streets

Neil Anderson, Technical Director, Amey Transport Planning

Dr Andrew Turner, Public Health Specialist, Liverpool City Region 

Further panellists to be announced...


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