Programme

Over 40 speakers from New Zealand and overseas have been invited to speak at this year's conference. Sessions include discussion on:

  • Great Cycle Rides and Touring Routes
  • Cycling Promotion and Initiatives
  • Pedestrians and Cyclists
  • Physical Activity and Health
  • The Economic Case for Cycling
  • Marketing and Innovation in encouraging Cycling
  • Inspiring Overseas Cycling Examples
  • Planning and Design for Cycling
  • Overcoming Obstacles to Cycling

The conference will also feature presentation of the 2009 CAN Cycle Friendly Awards and will be followed immediately after the conference by CAN's annual "CAN Do" workshop.

Programme outline (subject to change)

See the programme document for more details

  TUESDAY 10 NOVEMBER
8.30 - 4.30
Australian Bicycle Council (ABC) meeting (invitation only)
  WEDNESDAY 11 NOVEMBER
8.30 - 4.30
"Advanced Planning/Design for Cycling" Training Course
4.00 - 6.00
Early Registration
Evening Informal dinner for early arrivals (at own cost)
  THURSDAY 12 NOVEMBER
8.00 - 8.45
Registration Commences, Tea/Coffee
8.45 - 9.00
Conference Opening, Welcome by New Plymouth Mayor Peter Tennent
9.00 - 10.30
Keynote Speaker: Phillip Darnton, Plenary Session: Lisa Rossiter, NZ Transport Agency
10.30 - 11.00 Morning Tea
11.00 - 12.30 Keynote Speaker: Chris Rissel, Plenary Session: Ray Salter, Min. of Tourism
12.30 - 1.30 Lunch
1.30 - 3.00
Parallel Sessions (1A/1B)
3.00 - 3.30
Afternoon Tea
3.30 - 5.00
Parallel Sessions (2A/2B)
5.00 - 6.00 CAN Cycle Friendly Awards
7.00 - late
Conference Dinner
  FRIDAY 13 NOVEMBER
8.30 - 9.00
Keynote Presentation: Phillip Darnton
9.00 - 10.15
Parallel Sessions (3A/3B)
10.15 - 10.45
Morning Tea
10.45 - 12.00 Parallel Sessions (4A/4B)
12.00 - 1.00 Lunch
1.00 - 3.00
Parallel Sessions (5A/5B)
3.00 - 3.30
Afternoon Tea
3.30 - 4.45
Closing Plenary and Review Session
Evening CAN social dinner (at own cost)
  SATURDAY 14 NOVEMBER & SUNDAY 15 NOVEMBER (4pm end)
9.00 - 5.00
"CAN Do" Advocates workshop (incl. CAN AGM)

 

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