Mode Shift Conference Day Two

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Date/Time
Date(s) - 19/04/2018
All Day

Location
Bulman Centre - University of Winnipeg


DRAFT PROGRAM DAY 2

8:00 – Winter Paradise backdrop

8:30 – Timo Peråla and Pekka Takhola (appearing via live feed direct from Finland) will speak about 4 topics:
– The Good4Hood grassroots program – aimed at getting changes in traffic behaviour by bringing sports and hobbies nearer to where people live.
– As smart mobility coordinators for Oulu Region Multidisciplinary working with both politicians and end users to make Oulu Region a better place to live.
– Bikenomics report on best practices for the Finnish Ministry of Traffic and Communications he pepared about cycling economic impacts and implementing them into 3 Finnish cities to boost cycling development projects and raise awareness among decision makers
– Best practices in winter maintenance from the world’s most bike, wheelchair, kicksled and stroller-friendly winter city.

10:00 BREAK

10:20 KEYNOTE – Herbert Tiemens
How Not to Get Lost in Translation: Transferring Dutch Cycling to Winnipeg
Herbert not only works on bicycle policy at home, but, through his work with the Dutch cycling embassy, shares the story around the world. Catch a glimpse of a cycling nirvana, listen to some thoughts on strategies and approaches that may help bring it here. 

11:30 – BuildShift Panel
Kerry Leblanc
Glen Manning
Lisa Richards
Stephanie Whitehouse
Kyle Wiebe

12:00 – LUNCH

13:00 – BusinessShift panel
Alex Morrison
Brent Bellamy
Zephyra Vun
William Belford
Kristin Pauls

14:30 BREAK

15:00 – KEYNOTE & Q&A: Mayor Bowman

15:30 Tactical Urbanism and Dutch Design Report Back

16:00 Wrap up