Programme

VeloFinland and Walk this way 2017 programme:

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

Downstairs lobby of Linna-building

 

09.00 – 09.30 Morning coffee and registration

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
Anders Røhl, Gehl Architects, Tanska

 

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 City Bikes -discussion
Anthony Desnick, Paul Stratta and other specialists

 

14.30 Coffee break

 

Pecha Kucha VeloFinland Special
Restaurant 931, Kehräsaari B

Programme of Pecha Kucha will be completed later.

 

Saturday 14th of October

Downstairs lobby of Linna-building

 

09.00 – 09.20 Morning coffee

09.00 – 15.00 VeloFair -area open

 

VeloFinland: Vibrant Cities
Väinö Linna -hall

9.30 Secondary Bicycle Routes
Markku Lahtinen, Muncipality of Kangasala
9.50 Cycling in Moscow
Nadezda Zherebina, Let’s Bike It
10.10 Five years of think bike in Finland
Rico Andriesse, Goudappel Coffeng

 

10:30 – 10:50 Coffee break

 

VeloFinland: Strategic choices of cities
Väinö Linna -hall

11.50 Cycle Dude – Aromeiazero in Brazil
Aromeiazero Institute

Workshop space 1

10.50 Immigrants & Cycling
Satu Leppänen
Fabianne Roux
11.50 Cycle Dude – Aromeiazero in Brazil
Aromeiazero Institute

Workshop space 2

10.50 ThinkBike Workshop
Rico Andriesse, Goudappel Coffeng / Dutch Cycling Embassy

 

12.00 – 13.10 Lunch

 

VeloFinland: Winter Maintenace
Workshop space 1

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

Workshop space 2

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 Tram bicycle trip
Lake Pyhä scenic route at cruising speed
Antti Haukka, Tampereen kaupunki Kaupin kanuunat

 

Register now here.

Need a bike during your stay? Reserve one here.