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European Mobility Week Training Workshop - 15 April 2015

Date/time: Wednesday 15 April, 10 am to 4:30 pm

Location: Camden Town Hall, London (opposite Kings Cross/St Pancras stations)

Cost: Free (including tea/coffee and lunch)

Free training day for anyone thinking of doing an event on sustainable travel in the UK during the week of 16-22 September 2015. The event is DfT funded through Act TravelWise. Speakers include Jerome Simpson of the EMW European Co-ordination, transport expert Professor John Whitelegg and EMW local organisers from Aberdeen, Nottingham and Southwark.

Transport officers and campaigners are very welcome. Free lunch. 65 spaces available for the full day, and 55 additional spaces for the afternoon only.

Register now via Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/european-mobility-week-training-workshop-tickets-15597629931

For more information about European Mobility Week, see www.mobilityweek.eu.

A Facebook group has been set up European Mobility Week in the UK: https://www.facebook.com/groups/338246553039668/?ref=br_tf

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The workshop is funded by the Department for Transport.

The workshop is being organised by Anna Semlyen, National Co-ordinator of European Mobility Week 2015, as a volunteer for Act TravelWise. (Anna is also the Campaign Manager of 20's Plenty for Us and author of Cutting Your Car Use.)

Contact: Anna Semlyen can be reached at anna@acttravelwise.org or by phone on 07572 120439.

 

Programme:

10:00 - Refreshments on arrival. Browse stands. Bring copies of info to display and share.

10:30 - Welcome - Morning Session (Anna Semlyen, National Co-ordinator of EMW 2015; Randall Ghent, Act TravelWise)

10:35 - European Mobility Week 2015: How and Why to Get Involved (Jerome Simpson, EMW European Co-ordination)

10:55 - Successful Past Events and EMW Activities in the UK (Richard Evans, former EMW UK National Co-ordinator)

11:05 - 'Tweet Up' – three minutes to present your event ideas. What have you got planned or done before? PowerPoint optional. Tweet #mobilityweekUK

11:30 - Refreshment break

11:45 - How a Street Party in 2010 Led to Award Winning Local Trader Organisation Bishyroad.net (Anna Semlyen, National Co-ordinator of EMW 2015)

11:55 - Offering Travel Advice at Events (Jenn Champion-Cope, Sustrans)

12:05 - Improving the Visibility and Accessibility of Sustainable Travel Options (Luke Landers, Liftshare.com)

12:20 - Support/mentoring in small groups according to theme

1:00 - Lunch. Browse stands, network.

1:30 - Welcome - Afternoon Sessions (Anna Semlyen, National Co-ordinator of EMW 2015; Randall Ghent, Act TravelWise)

1:40 - European Mobility Week 2015: How and Why to Get Involved (Jerome Simpson, EMW European Co-ordination)

1:50 - Successful Past Events and EMW Activities in the UK (Richard Evans, former EMW UK National Co-ordinator)

2:00 - The DfT's Support for European Mobility Week (Ben Ridehalgh, Department for Transport)

2:10 - Car Free Day the Getabout Way: European Mobility Week in Northeast Scotland (Donald Kent, Nestrans)

2:25 - European Mobility Week: The Southwark Experience (Roger Stocker, Southwark Council)

2:40 - European Mobility Week in Nottingham (Tiffany Jackson-Bieeu, The Big Wheel)

3:00 - Refreshment break

3:20 - How 20 mph Improves Mobility and Why Safety Matters to Changing Travel Habits (Anna Semlyen, 20’s Plenty for Us)

3:30 - Transparency is Necessary (Andrea Casalotti, Vision Zero London)

3:45 - Twenty Proven Cycling Promotions to Implement in European Mobility Week (Jim McGurn, Get Cycling)

4:05 - Fine Words Butter No Parsnips: Three Simple Actions to Deliver Sustainable Mobility (Professor John Whitelegg, transport expert)

4:25 - Conclusions and Follow Up

4:30 - Closing