The 8th Annual International Cycling Conference in Ukraine VELOFORUM 2016 will be held in Kharkiv, Ukraine, 21-23 October 2016.
This year's topics include:
- Cycling policy: national and local;
- Cycling infrastructure projects - best cases/particular solutions;
- Cycling activism: bottom-up approach, what we can do to boost cycling;
- Made in Ukraine: bicycle production and accessories.
We are looking for inspirational examples, analysis of particular practical issues with recommendations for improvement, sharing of experience in any of the mentioned topics.
Every year VELOFORUM gathers up to 200 cycling activists, representatives of local government, transport planners and engineers, students, and cycling-oriented business.
The conference will include lectures from Ukrainian and foreign speakers (simultaneous translation Ukrainian-English available during the sessions); workshops; cycling tours; study tour to the bicycle production field; gala night, etc.
Call for speakers* opened until 1 September 2016. Early-bird registration until 10 September; standard registration until 4 October. Last-minute registration after 5 October.
*Speakers and presenters are waived the registration fee and are eligible for travel reimbursement of up to 700 Ukrainian hryvnia (€25). The organisers may try to find other sources to cover the costs of foreign speakers.