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World Cycling Forum Agenda

Find below the most current draft agenda for the World Cycling Forum 2019.
Agenda is subject to change.

NEW! VIP Event for WCF registrants

Exclusive opportunity to attend a VIP site to the Delft University of Technology on the 6th of June!!

ADDITIONAL EVENTS AROUND WCF 2019

17h00 – 19h00

WFSGI BICYCLE STEERING COMMITTEE MEETING*, ss Rotterdam, Sky Room

*Attendance at the WFSGI Bicycle Steering Committee Meeting is limited to WFSGI members only or with permission from the WFSGI. Please enquire on site or in advance to Mark Barfield mbarfield@wfsgi.org.

09h00

WELCOME

by Robbert de Kock, President/CEO, WFSGI and Jan- Willem Van Schaik, Editor-in-Chief, Bike
Europe moderated by Marc ter Haar, Strategic Relationship Director, EY Netherlands

09h15

Future Urban Mobility – The Role of Bicycle in Urban Development

by Carlo van de Weijer, Director Smart Mobility, Eindhoven University of Technology, Netherlands

10h00

Cycling for a Healthy, Active Life and Sustainable Development

by Dr. Fiona Bull, Programme Manager, Prevention of Noncommunicable Diseases, World Health Organization, Switzerland

10h45

Q&A

11h05

COFFEE BREAK

12h00

London: Cycling in a Global City

by Dr. Will Norman, Walking & Cycling Commissioner, Mayor of London’s Office, UK

12h30

Cycling in the 21st Century: what is changing and what should not

by Philippe Crist, Advisor for Innovation and Foresight, International Transport Forum (ITF), Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), France

13h00

Q&A

13h20

LUNCH

15h00

Material Innovation – The Development of Graphene Enhanced Bicycle Tires

by Stefan Anton, Product Director, Vittoria Industries Ltd.

15h30

Process – Sustainable Manufacturing Processes / Technology

by Quentin Badonnel, Project Leader – Sustainable Development and Ronan Le Moguen, Project Leader – Sustainability in Supply Chain, Decathlon, France

16h00

Q&A

16h20

Wrap-up Day One

17h30

APÉRO AND DINNER

22h00

END OF DAY 1 / INDIVIDUAL RETURN TO HOTEL

09h00

WELCOME / RE-CAP DAY1

by Robbert de Kock, President/CEO, WFSGI and Jan- Willem Van Schaik, Editor-in-Chief, Bike
Europe moderated by Marc ter Haar, Strategic Relationship Director, EY Netherlands

09h05

Who’s Peddling? A New Taxonomy of Urban Mobility

by Nicholas Russell, Entrepreneur-In-Residence, UCL Engineering/ConceptionX.org, England

9h50

Q&A

10h00

Presentation hosted by the Responsible Sports Initiative (RSI)

10h30

COFFEE BREAK

11h15

EU Legislation and Sustainable Industrial Development

by Manuel Marsilio, Secretary General, Confederation of the European Bicycle Industry (CONEBI),
Belgium

11h45

Circular Product Design: Making, Using, and Saving Products

by Ruud Balkenende, Professor of Circular Product Design, Director of Education, TU Delft,
Netherlands

12h15

Q&A

12h30

LUNCH

14h15

The Industrial Benefits of Sustainable Light Mobility

by Gil Nadais, General Secretary, ABIMOTA, Portugal

14h30

On-Demand Economy, Global Supply Chains and Total Talent Management

by Denis Pennel, Managing Director, World Employment Confederation, Brussels, Belgium

15h00

Some Sustainable Futures for Bicycle Manufacturing

by Steve Evans, Director of Research in Industrial Sustainability, University of Cambridge, UK

15h30

Q&A

15h50

Summary of World Cycling Forum 2019

16h15

END of WCF 2019

The World Cycling Forum, together with the Delft University of Technology (TU Delft) is offering World Cycling Forum participants the exclusive opportunity to attend a VIP site visit to its Sports Engineering Institute.

The site visit will feature an introduction to the Sports Engineering Institute and three guided tours to the ‘open Jet facility’, the ‘Dream Team Hall HPT’ and the ‘Cycling lab’. Please note that this site visit is free of charge for all World Cycling Forum registrants and that transportation from the SS Rotterdam to TU Delft will be included. ​

There is only a limited about of spots, on a first come, first serve basis. Don’t miss out on this opportunity and register now!

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09h15

Welcome and introduction to TU Delft Sports Engineering Institute

by Arjen Jansen and Frans v/d Helm

9h45

Arend Schwab (Cycling lab)

10h05

Andrea Sciacchitano (Aerodynamics)

10h25

COFFEE BREAK

10h45

Kaspar Jansen/Lennart Teunissen(Thermodynamics)

11h05

Daan Bregman(opportunities for cooperation with TU Delft)

11h25

LUNCH

12h15

Travel to the tour location

12h30

Start of Tour

Group 1 – Open Jet Facility

Group 2 – Visit Cycling Lab

Group 3 – Dream Team Hall HPT

13h00

Travel Time

13h10

Start of Tour

Group 1 – Dream Team Hall HPT

Group 2 – Open Jet Facility

Group 3 – Visit Cycling Lab

13h40

Travel Time

13h50

Start of Tour

Group 1 – Visit Cycling Lab

Group 2 – Dream Team Hall HPT

Group 3 – Open Jet Facility

14h20

End of Tour