Program
Below you can find the detailed program of the 6th international Winter Cycling Congress. Information about the speakers is here.
The program is being updated, changes may take place. Please, check out this page again one day prior to the congress.
Below you can find the detailed program of the 6th international Winter Cycling Congress. Information about the speakers is here. The program is being updated, changes may take place. Please, check out this page again one day prior to the congress.
You can download the PDF version via this link.
Room CITY
Room TANDEM
Room FOLDING
Sessions of the Main Program will take place in three rooms of the congress-center "Technopolis Moscow". Venues for the workshops and the evening program are mentioned separately.

Official working languages of the Main Program are Russian and English. Simultaneous translation is available (ID required).
February 7th, Wednesday
All day
THE PEP Partnership Meeting on cycling in the frameworks of the 6th Winter Cycling Congress. Close meeting.
19:00
"Why We Cycle" documentary screening. The film is in Dutch with Russian subtitles.
The screening is free, you need to register.

Venue: Lecture hall of the Museum of Moscow (building 3), address: Zubovsky boulevard, 2 (“Park Kultury” metro station).

February 8th, Thursday
09:00 – 10:00
Registration and coffee
10:00 – 10:15
Official opening of the 6th international Winter Cycling Congress in Moscow
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10:15 – 11:35
Keynotes
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[.pdf] National policy in the sphere of cycling development in the Russian Federation
Nikolai Asaul, deputy Minister of Transport of the Russian Federation, Russia

[.pdf] Winter cycling in Copenhagen and copenhagenizing
Morten Kabell, mayor of Technical and Environmental Affairs of Copenhagen, Denmark

[.pdf] Paris cycling policies, Towards a 15% modal share by 2020
Christophe Najdovski, deputy mayor of Paris in charge of transports and public space, France

[.pdf] Bicycle — transport of the long-livers
Ayrat Khairullin, mayor of the city of Almetyevsk, Russia
11:35 – 12:00
Break
12:00 – 13:30
Economic aspects of cycling development
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A Cycling Ecosystem: The economic benefits of incorporating innovative bicycle infrastructure into sustainable mobility management in urban areas
Vincenzo Trevisan, sustainable mobility consultant at Verkehr mit Köpfchen and cycling enthusiast, Germany

Using AI to predict people's behaviours and improve street designs
Darren Proulx, founder and Managing Principal — Slow Streets, Canada

Mobike Smart Bikeshare: social & economic benefits to communities
Florian Bohnert, head of Global Partnerships and Government Affairs in Mobike, China

[.pdf] European cycling economy – what cycling can deliver for the society
Adam Bodor, advocacy and EuroVelo Director at European Cyclists' Federation, Belgium
Round table for city administrations of Russia and CIS
TANDEM
Moderator: Rimma Fillipova, deputy Project Manager of UNDP/GEF — Ministry of Transport of the Russian Federation „Reducing GHG emissions from road transport in Russia's medium-sized cities"


Speakers:

[.pdf] Perspectives of cycling infrastructure development in Belgorodskaya Oblast

Evgeny Glagolew, deputy Governor of Belgorod Oblast' — Head of the development and transport department of Belgorod Oblast', Russia

[.pdf] Development of bicycle infrastructure in St. Petersburg: success and failures, future plans
Daria Tabachnikova, advisor of the vice-governor of St. Petersburg, Russia

[.pdf] Development of Moscow as a bicycle-friendly city
Olga Maltseva, Moscow Department of Transport and Road Infrastructure Development, head of the Projects, Russia

Sergey Sakharov, head of administration, city of Suzdal, Russia

[.pdf] Cycling infrastructure as an integral part of urban environment
Alla Markova, leading specialist of the Department of urban aesthetic at the Committee of Architechture and Development of the "City of Kaliningrad" administration, Russia


International guests:

[.pdf] Steadily onward: changing (winter) cycling in Calgary
Blanka Bracic, senior Transportation Engineer for the City of Calgary, Canada

[.pdf] The latest trends in cycling education and campaigns in the Netherlands
Angela van der Kloof, senior consultant and cycling expert for Mobycon, an international consultancy based in the Netherlands and Canada, the Netherlands
Special scientific safety conference Up-to-date Methods and Solutions for Cycling Safety Ensuring in the Framework of Safe System Approach"
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Moderators: Dr. Vladimir Lugovenko, deputy Director of the Department of the State Policy in the Field of Motor and Urban Passenger Transport, The Ministry of Transport of the Russian Federation, Russia & Vadim Donchenko, research Supervisor, JSC “NIIAT", Elected Chairman of the steering Committee Bureau, The Transport, Health, Environment Pan-European Program (THE PEP), Russia


[.pdf] "Safe Streets - Streets for All" about Political and Engineering Aspects of the Concept of the
"Complete Streets"

Sergey Shelmakov, associate Professor of the Department "Technosphere Safety"
at the Moscow Automobile and Road Construction State Technical University (MADI), Russia

[.pdf] Cyclists VS Automobilists. Compromise in the name of life
Evgeniy Litvin, member of the Presidium of the Interregional Community Organization "Coordination Council of Road Traffic Management", Russia

[.pdf] Friction measurements for safe winter cycling
Anna Niska, research leader at the Swedish National Road and Transport Research Institute (VTI), Sweden

[.pdf] The Development of Sustainable Mobility in Russia: Myth or Reality
Andrey Kostyuchenko, chief Project Engineer, JSC “St. Petersburg NIPIgrad", expert, “Green Mobility" Project, Russia & Olga Yakimenko, head of Internet Projects and Marketing Communications, ICSER "Leontief centre", Coordinator for the Development, “Green Mobility" Project, Russia

[.pdf] Moving Beyond Zero - an update of the 20 year old Vision Zero approach

Lars Stromgren, president of Cykelfrämjandet (The Swedish Cycling Advocacy Association), vice president of the European Cyclists Federation, Sweden
Session held by:
13:30 – 14:30
Lunch
Place: Food Dep cafe. All guests pay for lunch by themselves.
14:30 – 16:00
National cycling strategies and national plans for cycling development
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Moderator: Vladimir Lugovenko, deputy Director of the Department of the State Policy in the Field of Motor and Urban Passenger Transport, The Ministry of Transport of the Russian Federation, Russia


[.pdf] Cycling policy in Germany – The National Cycling Strategy
Diana Dr. Huster, head of the National Cycling Plan Project Group at Cycling Division at Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure, Germany

[.pdf] National Cycling Plans: Diversity of approaches and ambitions
Sylvie Banoun, national Walking and Cycling Officer, France

[.pdf] Transport Health Environment Pan European Program THE PEP: Towards developing a Pan-European Master Plan for Cycling Promotion
Robert Thaler, vice-chairman of Transport Health Environment Pan European Program THE PEP, head of Division Mobility, Transport, Noise in the Austrian Federal Ministry of Sustainability and Tourism, Austria

[.pdf] The Austrian Masterplan Cycling
Martin Eder, national Cycling Officer, Ministry of Sustainability and Tourism, Austria
Workshop "Involving local stakeholders in decision making"
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[.pdf] Transportation projects often impact a variety of stakeholders and public engagement can help decision makers better understand what is important to stakeholders. Purposeful public engagement can lead to better project decisions, stronger relationships between stakeholders and trust between governments and citizens. Inclusive engagement provides opportunities to better understand stakeholder's needs and values as well as collaborate with groups that may be difficult to reach. Attend this hands-on workshop if you want to learn and share engagement strategies that add value to any project. Participants will create a preliminary plan for public engagement for a multi-modal transportation project, consider perspectives of multiple stakeholders, share public engagement challenges and explore innovative solutions, take a collaborative group learning approach with discussion and brainstorming.


Hosts: Katherine Glowacz, active Transportation Planner at the City of Calgary & Blanka Brancic, senior Transportation Engineer for the City of Calgary, Canada & Jamie Hilland, Sustainable Transportation Planner with Urban Systems in Winnipeg, Canada
Special scientific safety conference Up-to-date Methods and Solutions for Cycling Safety Ensuring in the Framework of Safe System Approach"
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[.pdf] Moderator: Vadim Donchenko, research Supervisor, JSC «NIIAT», Elected Chairman of the steering Committee Bureau, The Transport, Health, Environment Pan-European Program (THE PEP), Russia


[.pdf] How Do the New Traffic Laws of Finland Improve Cycling
Matti Koistinen, Executive Director at the Finnish Cyclists' Federation, Finland

[.pdf] Cycling behaviour and traffic safety in the Netherlands
Marjan Hagenzieker, full professor for traffic safety at the Technical University of Delft, the Netherlands

[.pdf] Cyclist as a Full-Fledged Participant of the Road Traffic: the Role and Behavioral Patterns
Natalia Agre, President of the non-governmental organization Road Safety Russia, Russia

[.pdf] The Solutions and Methods for Cycling Safety Ensuring at the Driving in City Conditions
Yana Yanko, Deputy Head of the Research Department Stroy invest Project, Russia
Session held by:
16:00 – 16:30
Coffee
16:30 – 18:00
Planning and building the year-round cycling infrastructure
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Moderator: Morten Kabell, mayor of Tech-nical and Environmental Affairs of Copenha-gen, Denmark


[.pdf] Enabling Winter Cycling: Better Design for Better Maintenance
Bartek Komorowski, project Leader — Research and Consulting at Vélo Québec, Canada

[.pdf] Pedelec as a transport solution in the winter
Uwe Petry, director at Planungsbüro VAR+, Germany

[.pdf] Bicycling all year round, Dutch policy perspective
Eric van Dijk, policy advisor for cycling traffic in the Province of Utrecht, the Netherlands

[.pdf] The cycle network delivery process: a 12 step process to deliver a cycle network in order to establish a cycling culture. Exploring UK and international best practice in each step
Brian Deegan, design Engineer at Urban Movement, MCIHT, MCILT, MAPM, MSc, UK

[.pdf] Collaborative planning and the pilot project approach: creating an all-season cycle track network in downtown Calgary
Blanka Brancic, senior Transportation Engineer for the City of Calgary, Canada

[.pdf] Planning and building year-round bicycle infrastructure in the Russian realities
Albert Khalyapov, director of MUP "City Department for Highways", Almetyevsk, Russia
Workshop "Coherent approach to the cycling development: first steps"
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[.pdf] Many cities and towns worldwide are now embracing the bicycle as a means of sustainable and healthy travel for inhabitants. Re-thinking the way we use public spaces, how we travel, how this impacts our health and the relation between all these fields, is a challenging process involving many stakeholders. In this workshop we will collaborate to build bridges between the different professional fields. Such bridges can play a key role in the first steps of the development of cycling cities.


Hosts: Angela van der Kloof, senior consultant and cycling expert for Mobycon, an international consultancy based in the Netherlands and Canada, the Netherlands & Peter van Astrov Biczok, transport and City Planner, founder of Bicyclize,the Netherlands
Ecological aspects of urban mobility
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Moderator: Darya Efimenko, project manager, Friedrich Ebert Foundation, Moscow office, Russia


[.pdf] Fighting against pollution related to transportation system : a priority for the City of Paris
Christophe Najdovski, deputy mayor of Paris in charge of transports and public space & Anne-Laure Sabatier, Technical Advisor to the Deputy Mayor of transportation, street network, mobility and public space, France

[.pdf] Eco-mobility: safety and effective development of territories
Olga Yakimenko, Green Mobility Project Coordinator, ICSER Leontief Centre, Russia

[.pdf] MINILOOP, Vertical Master Planning for Urban Transit Systems. A new approach in the solution of the "GLOBAL WARMING EFFECT"
Richard Moreta Castillo, Richard's Architecture+Design (RA+D), Germany

[.pdf] Transport revolution: how to clean the urban air
Polina Malyshewa, the project leader #CleanAirNow
Session held by:
19:00
Official party of the 6th Winter Cycling Congress
Venue: Imagine Cafe (Pokrovka 16/16, buiding 1). In the program: music + dinner (all guests pay on their own).
February 9th, Friday
09:00 – 11:00
Mobile Workshops
DIFFERENT LOCATIONS
You need to register, number of spots is limited. (All morning workshops of the February 9th will take place in the same time. Please, choose only ONE workshop)


Moscow bicycle infrastructure guided tour (by bike)
Devyatkin Alexander, Project Manager, Moscow City Department of Transport and Road Infrastructure Development

Cycling down the Moskva: Sparrow Hills — New cycle lanes and German Embassy (by bike)
Jonas Eberlein, cycling advocate

Bike tour on the Soviet avant-garde architecture (by bike)
Airat Bagautdinov, author of the project "Moscow through the engineer's eye"

Guided tour to the Situation Centre of Road Traffic Organization (on foot)
Peter Glebov, Situation Centre of Road Traffic Organization

Tour to the storehouse and the repairing studio of the Moscow city bike-sharing Velobike(on foot)
Ruslan Bedretdinov, Technical Director of Velobike
10:00 – 11:30
Indoor Workshops
TECHNOPOLIS MOSCOW
You need to register, number of spots is limited. (All morning workshops of the February 9th will take place in the same time. Please, choose only ONE workshop)


Counting Cyclists in Winter: Automatic Data Collection and Analysis (room FOLDING)

Pete Dunsmoir, Eco Counter

Workshop from "VeloHorosho": a handmade bike bag (meeting room)
Ekaterina Fedotova, Co-founder of the brand of cycling accessories VeloHorosho
11:30 – 12:00
Coffee
12:00 – 13:30
Winter maintenance of cycling infrastructure in different climate zones
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[.pdf] How the best becomes even better: new ideas and pilot projects for winter maintenance in Oulu, Finland
Pekka Tahkola, vice president of the Winter Cycling Federation, Finland

[.pdf] "Sweep-saltning" — a method for winter maintenance of bicycle path
Anna Niska, research leader at the Swedish National Road and Transport Research Institute (VTI), Sweden

[.pdf] Lessons Learned in Winter #1
Glenn Kubish, director on Communications, City of Edmonton, Canada

[.pdf] Quantifying quality on cycleways in wintertime
Mathis Fenre, research Assistant at Winter Maintenance Research Centre at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway

[.pdf] Cycling infrastructure maintenance in Warsaw
Artur Tondera, Head of Department for Sustainable Mobility in Municipal Road Authority in Warsaw, Poland
Round table "Educational projects and their role in forming the paradigm "bicycle — a means of transportation"
TANDEM
Moderator: Angela van der Kloof, senior consultant and cycling expert for Mobycon, an international consultancy based in the Netherlands and Canada, the Netherlands


[.pdf] Launching a bike school: starting from Zero
Vladimir Marchenko, president of the City cycling federation, Murmansk, Russia

[.pdf] Russian-German Educational Programmes in Highway Code Education for Young Cyclists

Jonas Eberlein, cycling advocate, Germany

Education for cycling instructor — Additional Training "Cycling on Snow"
Werner Madlencnik, owner of Easy Drivers Radfahrschule / Cycling school, co-founder at Alpine Fatbike, Austria

[.pdf] Cycle Training for Four Seasons: connecting voices and reaching new audiences
Christopher Johnson, head of Education and Training for Cycling Scotland, Scotland

[.pdf] Year-round-biking at elementary schools in Finland
Sanna Ojajärvi, project leader in the Network of Finnish Cycling Municipalities, Finland

Winter cycling and the benefits for the leading process
Felipe Gomez, musician, author of Bike and Bass Tour, Canada
City bike sharing systems, their operation in different climate zones
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Moderator: Brian Deegan, design Engineer at Urban Movement, United Kingdom


Mobike Smart Bikeshare: The bicycle, reinvented
Florian Bohnert, head of Global Partnerships and Government Affairs in Mobike, China

[.pdf] How anybody can start a bike sharing
Dan Kollár, board member at the Cyklokoalícia, Slovakia

Making Your City Ready for Bike Share
Anthony Desnik, member of the Boards of Directors for Smart Trips St. Paul, the St. Paul TMO, The Winter Cycling Federation and the North American Bike Share Association, USA

Integrating bike sharing into urban environment

Anna Lebedeva, head of project, Moscow public bike sharing Velobike, CEO Citibike, Russia
13:30 – 14:20
Lunch
Place: Food Dep cafe. All guests pay for lunch by themselves.
14:20 – 15:45
Instruments for advocacy of the year-round cycling
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Moderator: Denis Kargaev, bicycle enthusiast, co-founder of the producer company Komanda+1, Russia


The E-bike subsidy — how pragmatism and consistency lead to successful advocacy
Lars Stromgren, president of Cykelfrämjandet (The Swedish Cycling Advocacy Association), vice president of the European Cyclists Federation, Sweden

[.pdf] Real Winter: The Stereotypes that Hold Back Winter Cycling
Tom Babin, author and journalist, Canada

[.pdf] Bike-Train-Bike mobility for Moscow
Peter van Astrov Biczok, transport and city planner, founder of Bicyclize, the Netherlands

3 German PR-recipes to promote Winter Cycling
Stephanie Krone, spokesperson of the German Cyclists' Association (ADFC), Germany

Winter cycling – A Geopoetic workshop experience
Marie-Hélène Roch, the National Institute of Scientific Research, Canada
Workshop "Campaign Planning and Strategy"
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[.pdf] The way you structure your organization, and your approach to campaigning really matters. A solid foundation is key to your ability to successfully advocate for bike lanes, pedestrian plazas and more people friendly streets. Transportation Alternatives has a long track record of successful hyper-local campaigning. At this training, learn more about our staffing model, our model for engaging volunteer leaders, and see how we've applied our theories to real fights and real campaigns.


Host: Thomas DeVito, director of Organizing in Transportation Alternatives , USA
Bicycle tourism as a tool for regional development
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Мoderator: Sofia Sobol, manager of the regional programs with Strelka Institute, Russia


[.pdf] The potential of winter cycling tourism - examples from Oulu & Syöte, Finland
Pekka Tahkola, vice president of the Winter Cycling Federation, Finland

[.pdf] Perspectives of the cycling infrastructure and bike tourism development in the cities with nature conservation areas
Ivan Pozdnyakov, National Park Kostomuksha, Russia

[.pdf] Concept of bicycle tourism development in the Republic of Tatarstan
Angelica Melentjeva, projects manager in "The architecture artel of Angelika Melent'eva", Russia

Blue ice biking is an amazing adventure
Khadbaatar Radnaa, vice President of the Mongolian Bike, international bike tour association, Mongolia

[.pdf] Fatbike on Snow - a touristic winter cycling enterprise in Schladming-Dachstein-Region
Werner Madlencnik, owner of Easy Drivers Radfahrschule / Cycling school, co-founder at Alpine Fatbike, Austria
15:45 – 16:15
Coffee
16:15 – 18:00
Data collection and evaluation
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Moderator: Andrey Karmatsky, head of Urbica, author of the telegram-channel "Urban Data", Russia


[.pdf] Measuring change: the evaluation program and results for Calgary's pilot cycle track network
Blanka Brancic, senior Transportation Engineer for the City of Calgary & Katherine Glowacz, active Transportation Planner at the City of Calgary, Canada

[.pdf] Global Winter Cycling Survey 2017
Anthony Desnick, member of the Boards of Directors for Smart Trips St. Paul, the St. Paul TMO, The Winter Cycling Federation and the North American Bike Share Association, USA

[.pdf] Measuring the amount, cause and impact of cycling in the winter: a creative approach to intercept surveys and site-specific data collection
Anders Swanson, secretary of the Winter Cycling Federation, Executive Director at the Winnipeg Trails Association, Canada

[.pdf] Crowd sourcing of big data on cycling in Gothenburg, Sweden – feasible methods

Erik Stigell, senior transport consultant and researcher at the company Trivector Traffic, Sweden

[.pdf] A smart mobility survey to evaluate cycling potential: case of Saint-Petersburg
Stas Ivanov, International expansion analyst at Mobike, Russia

Observing time in space of urban data
Anna Amvrosova, urban analyst and project coordinator at Habidatum, Russia
Bicycle tourism: bike routs (continue previous session)
TANDEM
Moderator: Alexey Sidorov, Head of the bike club "Yauza", Moscow, Russia


[.pdf] Creating a national bicycle route network in Russia. Perspectives and realities
Ilya Gurevic, bike club "Velopiter", Russia

[.pdf] Bicycle Tourism and the role of EU politics
Michael Cramer, member of the European Parliament (EP), Group of the Greens/European Free Alliance, ex. chairman of the Committee on Transport and Tourism (TRAN), Germany

[.pdf] Bike For Europe — Cross Border Cycling Tour
Feridun Ekmekci, ENVERÇEVKO association, National NowWeMove Coordinator, National Eurovelo coordiantor Mugla, Turkey

[.pdf] Trans-Russia 2018. Bike ride from St. Petersburg to Vladivostok

Dmitry Krasnov, project coordinator at Huerzeler Bicycle Holidays, Russia & Marcel Iseli, COO and sport director at Huerzeler Bicycle Holidays, Switzerland-Spain

[.pdf] Germany's recipe for success - How (not only) the No 1 cycling tourism country could benefit from winter cycling
Burkhard Stork, national director of the German Cyclists' Association ADFC, Germany
From activists to professionals
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Moderator: Bartek Komorowski, Project Leader — Research and Consulting at the Vélo Québec


[.pdf] Building Grassroots Power for Change in New York City
Thomas DeVito, director of Organizing in Transportation Alternatives, USA

[.pdf] How to convert cycling into a priority project of a governor
Darya Tabachnikova, advisor of the vice-governor of St. Petersbur, Russia

[.pdf] Winning tender for planning bicycle paths
Dmitry Gusev, bicycle activist and cycling entrepreneur, Rostov-on-Don, Russia

From activists to professionals and back: how not to lose yourself on the way
Vladimir Zlokasov, architect, Gorod.PRO, Yekaterinburg, Russia
20:00 — 22:00
Educational Bike Party
Сultural and educational event in the frameworks of the 6h Winter Cycling Congress in Moscow. The highlight of the evening will be the concise and bright presentations in Pecha Kucha format about cycling, urban environment and traveling.

Venue: Krymskaya embankment, Krymsky bridge (room under the bridge, entrace from the side of Museon Park).



Moderator: Konstantin Ponomarev, referent of the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung in Novosibirsk, Russia


How and why editing an online bicycle magazine on your own
Anastasia Romashkevich, journalist, author of the blog #velonation, municipal deputy of Presnensky district, Moscow, Russia

Changing preferences in bike accessories as a reflection of maturing bicycle culture
Valeria Pichugina, founder of "it's my!bike", a bicycle accessories store, Moscow, Russia

Cycling during pregnancy and with a baby
Anna Gering, traffic planner at Verkehr mit Köpfchen, Heidelberg, Germany

Book Ride
Janet Joy Wilson, the Reading Line BOOK RIDE Co-founder, Cycle Toronto W13 Bikes Co-captain, Toronto, Canada

Bike guided tours as a way to popularize history, regional culture and an income opportunity
Eugeny Mosienko, Vegan Bike, Kaliningrad, Russia

Who bikes in the winter in Calgary: a photo essay of a changing city
Katherine Glowacz, active Transportation Planner at the City of Calgary, Canada

Calcium Chloride for Cycling People
Glenn Kubish, director of Communications, City of Edmonton, Canada

Bike Family project. Seven secrets from Svetlana
Svetlana Korol (Droguntsova), chairman of the public movement Velo Gomel, Belarus

Corporate bicycle culture
Alexey Turin, VeloMTS, Moscow, Russia
February 10th, Saturday
No morning coffee at the venue, please take breakfast at home.
10:00 – 10:40
Keynotes
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[.pdf] Pedalling into Winter: Year-Round Cycling in the Public Mind
Тom Babin, author of Frostbike: The Joy, Pain & Numbness of Winter Cycling, Canada
10:40 – 11:00
Break
11:00 – 12:10
Activism and work of public organizations
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Moderator: Petr Ivanov, executive Director of the "Gorodskie Proekty Foundation"


[.pdf] Mayors and citizens on one bike — Tandem Crossover Europe
Ewa & Roland Kloss, founders of Crossover — cyclists create cities for people, Austria

[.pdf] #Pyöräilytalvi – Promoting Year-Round Cycling in Finland
Martti Tulenheimo, chief Specialist at the Finnish Cyclists' Federation, Finland

[.pdf] What to do in winter? Belarus initiatives's experience
Anastasia Yanchevskaya, director of a non-government organization "Minsk cycling community", Belarus

[.pdf] When A Fire Starts to Burn: The Power of Cycling in Community Transformation
Olatunji Oboi Reed, president & CEO at the Equiticity, USA
Interactive session “Innovations and the future of winter cycling”
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[.pdf] How can we get more innovations for winter cycling? And what innovations are needed to increase winter cycling? These questions are discussed in this session. It departs from Cycling Plus Minus – an innovation competition for increased winter cycling in Sweden, launched by cycling NGOs.


Using innovation competitions to renew the field
Lars Strömgren, president of Cykelfrämjandet (The Swedish Cycling Advocacy Association), vice president of the European Cyclists Federation, Sweden

How the competition is designed and why other organisations should use the method
Emil Törnsten, project officer for Cykel Plus Minus (The Swedish Winter Cycling Innovation Competition), Sweden

Existing methods, innovative examples and the need for new innovations
Erik Stigell, senior transport consultant and researcher at the company Trivector Traffic, Sweden

Innovative evaluating methods for road winter maintenance
Anna Niska, research leader at the Swedish National Road and Transport Research Institute (VTI), Sweden
12:10 – 12:40
Coffee
12:40 – 13:40
Discussion “Role of bicycle forums/conferences”
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Moderator: Konstantin Ponomarev, referent of the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung in Novosibirsk, Russia


Speakers:
Timo Perala, president of the Winter Cycling Federation, Finland
Anastasiya Yanchevskaya, director of a non-government organization "Minsk cycling community", Belarus
Vladimir Kumov, leader of the Let's bike it! project, advisor of the Deputy Minister of Transport of Russia, Russia
Matti Koistinnen, executive director at the Finnish Cyclists' Federation, Finland
Lars Stromgren, president of Cykelfrämjandet (The Swedish Cycling Advocacy Association), vice president of the European Cyclists Federation, Sweden
Session held by:
Activism and work of civic organizations: Russia and CIS
TANDEM
Moderator: Anastasia Nerovnaya, director of the bicycle advocacy movement VELOVE, Karelia, Russia


Story of the most depressive Russian city
Michail Solomonov, CEO of Urban Bike, Volgograd, Russia

[.pdf] 100 km of green river banks

Ivan Grachev, coordinator of "Bike to Work Day" in Perm', Russia

[.pdf] Development of a women bike club in Moscow suburbs (Tuchkovo): challenges and solutions
Yulia Gusakova, project leader of Velolady Tuchkovo, Tuchkovo, Russia

[.pdf] Protecting bike lanes of St. Petersburg from destruction, snow blockage and car parking
Pavel Khusu, leader of St. Petersburg Bike Community, St. Petersburg, Russia
Speed Dating
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Format of the short simultaneous presentations. No synchronous translation. You will be able to choose up to four speakers to listen to.


Moderator: Irina Matveeva, member of Let's bike it! project, Russia


Popularizing urban cycling through bike tourism in Kazakhstan
Alexander Gabchenko, founder of the Cycling adventures club, Kazakhstan

[.pdf] Velomoskva: cycling advocacy online
Arkady Gershman, co-author of the project "Velomoskva", Russia

Bike the Moveable Feast - A Partnership
Cathy Watts, chairperson at the Saskatoon Cycles, Canada

Bike couriers as an example of effectiveness of bicycle as a mode of transportation
Oļegs Stoļarovs, board member in SIA "Velokurjers", Chairman of board in "Latvian Center of cycling information", Latvia

[.pdf] The Development of the Winter Cycling test Route to Turku
Anette Korkiakangas, project Worker for the City of Turku (CIVITAS ECCENTRIC), Finland

Tendencies of cycling in the Ucranian cities
Alexey Dobryakov, urban civic organization «Svidome Misto», Ucraine
13:40 – 13:50
Break
13:50 – 15:20
Summing up results of the Winter Bike to Work Day. Award ceremony of the winners of the 4th animation contest "Zime dorogu!" (Winter road)

Announcement of the host city for the 7th WCC 2019. Bass-guitar performance of Felipe Gomez, Bike and Bass tour.


Official closing of the 6th WCC in Moscow.
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February 11th, Sunday
11:00
3rd Winter Moscow Bike Parade. 11:00 gathering in starting zone (3rd Frunsenskaya street), 12:00 start.

Circle 14 km route.