Programme

VeloFinland and Walk this way 2017 programme:

 

Download full programme (in PDF).

 

Please note that this page only lists those parts of the programme that are presented in english. You can find the complete programme here: https://pyoraliitto.fi/velofinland/ohjelma/

 

Friday 13th of October

 

University of Tampere, Linna-building (Kalevantie 5)

Downstairs lobby of Linna-building

 

09.00 – 09.30 Morning coffee and registration

PLEASE NOTE! You can get the badge and information about the seminar from VeloFinland infodesk at the downstairs lobby. Infodesk is open on Friday during every break after morning coffee.

09.00 – 16.00 VeloFair -area open

 

Walk This Way
Väinö Linna -hall

9.30 Opening
Aleksi Jäntti, deputy mayor, City of Tampere
Otso Kivekäs, Finnish Cyclists’ Federation
Matti Hirvonen, Network of Cycling municipalities
9.50 Keynote: More to walking than walking
Andreas Røhl, Gehl Architects, Tanska

 

10.30 Break

 

10.40 Kävelyolosuhteiden vaikutukset keskustan elinvoimaisuuteen (in finnish)
Terhi Lahtinen, WSP Finland Oy
11.10 Best of Calgary Walk21 -conference 2017
Virpi Ansio, Pyöräilykuntien verkosto

 

11.50 Lunch

 

VeloFinland: Future of City Bikes
Väinö Linna -hall

 

13.00 Making cities ready for station-free bikeshare
Anthony Desnick, BTR Architects
13.20 Bicycle Sharing & Systems in Europe
Paul Stratta, European Cyclists’ Federation
13.40 Procurement of Turku City Bike system
Mikko Vallbacka, City of Turku
14.00 Future of Bike Share -discussion
Anthony Desnick, Paul Stratta, Reetta Keisanen (City of Helsinki), Stella Aaltonen (City of Turku)
14.25 How many Finns could bike to work -video
Pasi Piela, Statistics Finland

 

14.30 Coffee break

 

Cyclists Developing the City
Auditorium LS K113

15.00 How anybody can (and should) start a bike sharing
Dan Kollár, Cyklokoalícia
15.20 Bicycle messenger as tool for urban cycling
Viesturs Silenieks, Latvian Cyclist’s union
15.40 Significance of Infrastructure for Cyclists
Marjut Ollitervo, Pyöräliitto

 

In front of Linna-building, Pinninkatu 78

16.00 – 17:30
Tampere becoming a City – Guided walking tour around developing City Center
Matti Koistinen, Finnish Cyclists’ Federation

 

Pecha Kucha Tampere #18
Ravintola 931, Kehräsaari B
19.00 – 21.00

 

Tampereen polkupyöräilijöiden 10 vaikuttavaa vuotta Pompo Stenberg, Tampere Cyclists’
What is Traffic Moralism? Marjut Ollitervo, Finnish Cyclists’ Federation
Bicycle Parking at Tripla Mall & Railwaystation Stefan Plomp, Sito Oy
Spinningistä Sykettä pyöräilyyn Anne Karppinen, Fressi
1,5 vuoden pyörämatka maailmalla Lotta Eriksson, tour cyclist
Innovatiiviset pyöräpysäköinnin ratkaisut Per Björkman, Cyklos AB
Pitkät matkaketju Mikko Mäkipää, randonneur
Maahanmuuttajapyöräily Hanna Kilpinen, Tampere Cyclists’

 

Saturday 14th of October

 

University of Tampere, Linna-building (Kalevantie 5)

Downstairs lobby of Linna-building

 

09.00 – 09.20 Morning coffee

09.00 – 15.00 VeloFair -area open

 

Vibrant Cities
Väinö Linna -hall

9.20 Is it worth it? – Why to promote cycling?
Kalle Vaismaa, WSP Finland
9.40 Secondary Bicycle Routes
Markku Lahtinen, Muncipality of Kangasala
10.00
Cycling in Moscow: bottom-up and top-down steps to a bike-friendly city
Nadezda Zherebina, Let’s Bike It!
10.20 Five years of think bike in Finland
Rico Andriesse, Goudappel Coffeng

 

10:30 – 10:50 Break

 

Strategic choices of cities
Väinö Linna -hall

11.55 Cycle Dude – Aromeiazero in Brazil
Aromeiazero Institute

 

LS K113

10.50 Can cycling tackle social problems?
Satu Leppänen, Helsingin polkupyöräilijät
Fabienne Roux, Studiefrämjandet
11.55 Cycle Dude – Aromeiazero in Brazil
Aromeiazero Institute

 

RH K107

10.50 ThinkBike Workshop: Supercycle Highway to Hervanta
Rico Andriesse, Goudappel Coffeng / Dutch Cycling Embassy

 

12.00 – 13.10 Lunch

 

Winter Maintenace
LS K113

13.10
How the Best Becomes Better: Oulu Winter Maintenance -workshop
Pekka Tahkola, Navico Ltd.

RH K107

13.10 ThinkBike Workshop: Supercycle Highway to Hervanta
Rico Andriesse, Goudappel Coffeng / Dutch Cycling Embassy

 

14:30 – 15.00 Coffee break

 

Front of Linna-building, Pinninkatu 78

15.00 – 17.00 Cycling tour to see roadworks of Tampere Tram
Lake Pyhä scenic route at cruising speed
Antti Haukka, City of Tampere Kaupin kanuunat

 

Restaurant Myllärit, Åkerlundinkatu 4

18.00 – 10-year anniversary party of Tampere Cycling Association
Dinner cards for members 25€ and for others 40€.

Registration for the party has ended.