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

Chair: Dr Louis Rice, Associate Professor of Architecture, Head of the World Health Organisation Collaborating Centre for Healthy Urban Environments, UWE Bristol

Carl Petrokofsky, Public Health Specialist Advisor, Healthy Places, Public Health England

Cllr Suzanne Bartington, Cycling Champion, Oxfordshire County Council

Simon O'Brien, Liverpool City Region Cycling and Walking Commissioner

Sally Hogg, Public Health Consultant, Healthy People, Healthy Places, Bristol City Council


Conference Hall

Networking break


Council Chamber

The Library


Writing Room


Chair: Nick Ayland, Director, ITP

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

Crowdsourcing 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 and Emma Ciclitira, Public Health Programmes and Commissioning Manager, St Helens Council

Transport modelling to inform clean air choices
Christine Elphicke, Technicial Director, WSP

Followed by panel / audience Q+A


Chair: James Cleeton, Sustrans

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 plan for Premier League football clubs
Kevin O’Sullivan, Founder and Principal Solicitor, Cycle Legal

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

Presentations followed by a panel / audience Q+A

Connected places, healthy places

Chair: Zoe Banks Gross, Sustainable Neighbourhoods Programme Manager , Knowle West Media Centre

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

Understanding how active travellers move
Mariana Barrios Cabrera, Business Development, Vivacity Labs

Collaborating on walking to address health inequalities
Stephen Edwards, Director of Policy & Communications, Living Streets

Presentations followed by a panel / audience Q+A

Planning for healthy places

Hosted by The Department for Transport & Partners with a focus on the LCWIP programme. Details to follow...


Conference Hall

Networking lunch


Council Chamber

The Library


Writing Room

Inclusive transport

Chair: Julian Sanchez, Active Travel lead, Essex Countuy Council

Addressing barriers to physical activity in older adults
Tanya Braun, Head of Policy and Communications, Living Streets 

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)

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

Civilised streets

Chair: Andy Salkeld, Planning, Transportation and Economic Development, Leicester City Council

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

Understanding how the street environment influences pedestrian behaviour
Geoff Burrage, Associate, ITP

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

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

Air Quality - Monitoring, analysis and improvement strategies

The modelling and appraisal of Clean Air Zones (CAZ) in the UK. Can we breathe more easily?

Chair: Tom Bailey, Streets Systems,

Karl Jarvis, Transport Modelling and Appraisal Lead, Sweco

Hyperlocal Monitoring - Beyond Breathe London

Steve Hoskin, Sales Manager, ACOEM
The role of human behaviour in vehicle emissions
Omid Ghaffarpasand, researcher, Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Birmingham


Conference Hall

Networking break


Council Chamber

Closing plenary panel: successful car-free strategies

Chair: Ed Plowden, Director, Paths for All, Sustrans

Stephen Edwards, Director of Policy & Communications, Living Streets

Neil Anderson, Technical Director, Amey Transport Planning

Jess Read, Principal Transport Engineer, Witteveen+Bos UK

James Freeman, Managing Director, First West of England 

Dame Sarah Storey, Active Travel Commissioner, Sheffield City Region


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