VeloFinland Call for Papers

Call for Papers for VeloFinland 2019 is open now! Share your best research, experiences and ideas to the cycling world!

We hope for diverse presentations on subjects that are closely linked to cycling as traffic mode and promoting cycling. You can approach the subject from the point of view of for example economy, transportation, education, technology, tourism, culture, health, civil society and decision making. Presentations should have clear relevance to cycling or community planning.

You may present in Finnish or in English.

VeloFinland 2019 is a low carbon event. We’re happy to have YouTube and on-line presentations as part of the programme.

VeloFinland 2019 is organized by Finnish Cyclists’ Federation in co-operation with the City of Espoo and Aalto University.

Call for Papers has ended.

Formats

Lecture

Lectures will be held in the auditorium. Lectures will be combined to 1,5 hour long sessions.

Duration: 10-30 minutes
Audience: 50-150 people
Interaction with the audience: moderate
Possibility for in-depth process: moderate

Workshop

In a workshop participants solve a problem, develop something or give their input for an certain project. Workshop can be also held in several sessions and include a bike or walking field trip. Workshop can be also part of the brakes of the general programme. Workshop results can be presented for the larger audience in VeloFinland 2019.

Duration: 1,5-4 hours
Audience: 5-40 people
Interaction with the audience: high
Possibility for in-depth process: high

Pecha Kucha

Pecha Kucha presentation has 20 pictures that each are shown for 20 seconds. Presentation’s full duration is 6 minutes and 40 seconds. Presentations are very intense and one must focus tightly on subject. Same session will have several presentations.

Pecha Kucha may be organized separated evening programme in a bar or other informal environment.

Duration: 6 minutes 40 seconds
Audience: 50-150 people
Interaction with the audience: low
Possibility for in-depth process: low

Round table discussions

In round table discussions the host will shortly present the subject. Host will lead the discussion. Discussions make possible to use the knowledge of the participants and in-depth processes of the subject. Each discussion lasts 30 minutes and then the participants change table.

Duration: 3 x 30 minutes
Audience: 3 x 5-10 people
Interaction with the audience: high
Possibility for in-depth process: high

YouTube -presentation

We will present short YouTube –videos as part of the programme. Video makes possible to show thigs better than normal lecture. You may also present without coming to the seminar. We’ll share the videos on our social media channels, so they may reach people who do not participate to VeloFinland 2019.

Duration: 30 seconds to 10 minutes
Audience: 50-10 000 people
Interaction with the audience: low/none
Possibility for in-depth process: high

Field trips

A field trip in Espoo is a good way to show good examples or try to solve difficult cases. On field trips we move by bicycles, scooters, public transit or walk. Same field trip can be organized several times so we can get more participants.

Duration: 45 minutes – 2 hours
Audience: maximum 20 people
Interaction with the audience: moderate
Possibility for in-depth process: moderate

On-line presentation via Skype etc.

You may present on VeloFinland even you couldn’t come to Espoo. Presentation can be held via Skype etc. VeloFinland 2019 is low-carbon event and want decrease the amount of flights to the seminar, so we’re glad to have on-line presentations.

Duration: 5-20 minutes
Audience: 50-150 people
Interaction with the audience: low/moderate
Possibility for in-depth process: moderate

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