400+ delegates will be at this important conference, 1-2 May. Readers of the Bike Week blog qualify for free entry to the end-of-conference sessions.
The CycleCity conference will be opened by Minister for Roads (and Cycling) Robert Goodwill MP. This is the second annual staging of the conference (the first one was held in Birmingham to launch ‘Get Britain Cycling’) and you qualify for free entry to the end-of-conference sessions, starting at 3.30pm. Andre Curtis, chair of Cyclenation, will be leading a session called “Behaviour Change” and he will lead with a workshop of “Bike Week – Making it work.” Other speakers in this session – to be held in the Kramer Room, in Leeds City Hall – include Jim McGurn of Get Cycling and Sam Robinson of Challenge for Change.
Following this session there will be panel discussion in the Sullivan Room, from 5pm-7pm. Panelists will include Cllr Roger Harrington, Chris Peck of CTC and Lizzie Reather of Leeds Cycle Campaign. Chair for this session will be Carlton Reid, executive editor of BikeBiz.com.
Please note: CycleCity Leeds is a paid-for event and the special Bike Week entry passes only kick-in for the 3.30pm sessions onwards on the final day, Friday 2nd May. Register from 3pm onwards.