Archive

Ryan Gellert

[vc_row][vc_column css=".vc_custom_1549033433779{padding-top: 61px !important;}"][vc_column_text] / Speakers / Ryan Gellert [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height="50"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width="1/3"][vc_single_image image="5313" img_size="200x200" alignment="center"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3" css=".vc_custom_1547033290138{padding-top: 50px !important;}"][vc_column_text] RYAN GELLERT GENERAL MANAGER, PATAGONIA EMEA 5 June • 10h00 • A DISCUSSION ON THE RIGHTS OF MIGRANT WORKERS WITHIN GLOBAL SUPPLY CHAINS, SPONSORED BY RSI – RESPONSIBLE SPORT INITIATIVE [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_empty_space height="20"][qodef_separator type="full-width" color="#c4c4c4" border_style="solid" thickness="1"][vc_empty_space height="40"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text] BIOGRAPHY [/vc_column_text][vc_column_text css=".vc_custom_1557918430155{padding-top: 20px !important;padding-bottom: 20px !important;}"] As General Manager - EMEA for Patagonia, Ryan Gellert oversees all sales, marketing, sustainability and operational initiatives for the brand, throughout the region. Based at the European Headquarters in Amsterdam, Ryan leads a team who live and breathe the Patagonia mission statement: We’re in business to save our home planet. An avid climber and backcountry snowboarder, Ryan has climbed and ridden throughout Asia, Europe, North America, Australia, the Middle East and South Africa. Ryan has extensive experience of working with direct action environmental groups, serving on the boards of Access Fund and Protect Our Winters. Prior to joining Patagonia,...

Continue Reading

Dr. David T Hon

[vc_row][vc_column css=".vc_custom_1549033433779{padding-top: 61px !important;}"][vc_column_text] / Speakers / Dr. David T Hon [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height="50"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width="1/3"][vc_single_image image="5312" img_size="200x200" alignment="center"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3" css=".vc_custom_1547033290138{padding-top: 50px !important;}"][vc_column_text] DR. DAVID T HON CEO AND FOUNDER, DAHON GROUP 4 June • 14h45 • INCREASING THE ECONOMIC AND ENVIRONMENTAL BENEFITS OF SHARED BIKE PROGRAMS [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_empty_space height="20"][qodef_separator type="full-width" color="#c4c4c4" border_style="solid" thickness="1"][vc_empty_space height="40"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text] BIOGRAPHY [/vc_column_text][vc_column_text css=".vc_custom_1557917915669{padding-top: 20px !important;padding-bottom: 20px !important;}"] Dr David T Hon is a physicist, inventor and entrepreneur. A graduate of Berkeley and UCLA, he spent his early career as a well-known laser physicist at Hughes Labs. Hon is best known as the inventor of an aiming and self-focusing mechanism still in use in all high-power lasers today. In the bike industry, he is best known as the founder of DAHON folding bicycles. DAHON has grown to become the world’s largest manufacturer and marketer of folding bikes, with Hon still CEO to this day. [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text] ABSTRACT [/vc_column_text][vc_column_text css=".vc_custom_1557917931876{padding-top: 20px !important;padding-bottom: 20px !important;}"] Shared bikes/e-bikes/E scooters can be quickly folded and stored...

Continue Reading

Gil Nadais

[vc_row][vc_column css=".vc_custom_1549033433779{padding-top: 61px !important;}"][vc_column_text] / Speakers / Gil Nadais [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height="50"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width="1/3"][vc_single_image image="5272" img_size="200x200" alignment="center"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3" css=".vc_custom_1547033290138{padding-top: 50px !important;}"][vc_column_text] GIL NADAIS GENERAL SECRETARY, ABIMOTA, PORTUGAL 5 June • 14h15 • THE INDUSTRIAL BENEFITS OF SUSTAINABLE LIGHT MOBILITY [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_empty_space height="20"][qodef_separator type="full-width" color="#c4c4c4" border_style="solid" thickness="1"][vc_empty_space height="40"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text] BIOGRAPHY [/vc_column_text][vc_column_text css=".vc_custom_1557227464746{padding-top: 20px !important;padding-bottom: 20px !important;}"] Gil Nadais has assumed the functions of Secretary General of ABIMOTA at the beginning of 2018. Natural and resident in the Municipality of Agueda, he has been mayor of Agueda since November 2005. He graduated in Psychology from the University of Coimbra and was previously a councilor of the Municipality of Agueda, Counselor of Professional Orientation at the Agueda Vocational Training Center and Regional Delegate of the Youth Institute in Aveiro (April 1989 to February 1994). He has Mastered in Psychology, Clinical Psychology and Health in 2014, from the University of Aveiro. One of Gil Nadais achievements was making Agueda recognized as one of Portuguese benchmarks for energy efficiency policies,...

Continue Reading

Philippe Crist

[vc_row][vc_column css=".vc_custom_1549033433779{padding-top: 61px !important;}"][vc_column_text] / Speakers / Philippe Crist [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height="50"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width="1/3"][vc_single_image image="5219" img_size="200x200" alignment="center"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3" css=".vc_custom_1547033290138{padding-top: 50px !important;}"][vc_column_text] PHILIPE CRIST ADVISOR FOR INNOVATION AND FORESIGHT. INTERNATIONAL TRANSPORT FORUM (ITF), ORGANIZATION FOR ECONOMIC COOPERATION AND DEVELOPMENT (OECD), FRANCE 4 June • 12h30 • CYCLING IN THE 21st CENTURY: WHAT IS CHANGING AND WHAT SHOULD NOT [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_empty_space height="20"][qodef_separator type="full-width" color="#c4c4c4" border_style="solid" thickness="1"][vc_empty_space height="40"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text] BIOGRAPHY [/vc_column_text][vc_column_text css=".vc_custom_1556622307574{padding-top: 20px !important;padding-bottom: 20px !important;}"] His work focuses disruptive urban mobility scenarios, including automated driving, and examines how car-based and active mobility, public transport and taxis must adapt to these. He leads ITF work on data science how to leverage new and rapidly growing data sources to improve transport decision-making and is investigating how policy and regulation might adapt to an increasingly algorithmically-driven world. His work also encompasses helping public authorities think about how public space allocation, including curb management, will change under new travel practices and business models. He is a recognized world expert on cycling...

Continue Reading

Fiona Bull

[vc_row][vc_column css=".vc_custom_1549033433779{padding-top: 61px !important;}"][vc_column_text] / Speakers / Fiona Bull [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height="50"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width="1/3"][vc_single_image image="4988" img_size="200x200" alignment="center"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3" css=".vc_custom_1547033290138{padding-top: 50px !important;}"][vc_column_text] Dr. Fiona Bull Programme Manager, Prevention of Noncommunicable Diseases, The World Health Organization, Switzerland 4 June • 10h00 • CYCLING FOR A HEALTHY, ACTIVE LIFE AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_empty_space height="20"][qodef_separator type="full-width" color="#c4c4c4" border_style="solid" thickness="1"][vc_empty_space height="40"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text] BIOGRAPHY [/vc_column_text][vc_column_text css=".vc_custom_1554732315893{padding-top: 20px !important;padding-bottom: 20px !important;}"] Dr Fiona Bull is Programme Manager in the Department of Prevention of Noncommunicable Diseases (NCD) at the World Health Organization based in Geneva, Switzerland and leads the global work on physical inactivity, healthy eating and the prevention of obesity. Dr Bull joined WHO in 2017 after 25 years in applied research in Australia, the US and USA. Across her career Fiona has focussed on developing scientific evidence and understanding on healthy lifestyles to inform public policy and implementation in practical programs in community settings. She has co-authored over 180 scientific publications and is actively involved in civil society...

Continue Reading

Manuel Marsilio

[vc_row][vc_column css=".vc_custom_1549033433779{padding-top: 61px !important;}"][vc_column_text] / Speakers / Manuel Marsilio [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height="50"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width="1/3"][vc_single_image image="4973" img_size="200x200" alignment="center"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3" css=".vc_custom_1547033290138{padding-top: 50px !important;}"][vc_column_text] Manuel Marsilio GENERAL Manager, Confederation of the European Bicycle Industry (CONEBI), Belgium 5 June • 11h15 • EU LEGISLATION AND SUSTAINABLE INDUSTRIAL DEVELOPMENT [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_empty_space height="20"][qodef_separator type="full-width" color="#c4c4c4" border_style="solid" thickness="1"][vc_empty_space height="40"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text] BIOGRAPHY [/vc_column_text][vc_column_text css=".vc_custom_1554369689541{padding-top: 20px !important;padding-bottom: 20px !important;}"] Manuel Marsilio is the General Manager of CONEBI – the Confederation of the European Bicycle Industry. Based in Brussels, CONEBI represents the interests of the European Bicycle, Pedal-Assist E-Bike and Parts & Accessories Industries before the EU Institutions. Expert of the EU legislative process, Manuel is also representative of the newly founded WBIA – World Bicycle Industry Association – in the context of the World Forum for the Harmonization of Vehicle Regulations, the Working Party on Transport Trends & Economics and the Global Forum for Road Traffic Safety – all organised by the United Nations. Manuel holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Public Relations,...

Continue Reading

Ruud Balkenende

[vc_row][vc_column css=".vc_custom_1549033433779{padding-top: 61px !important;}"][vc_column_text] / Speakers / Ruud Balkenende [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height="50"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width="1/3"][vc_single_image image="4957" img_size="200x200" alignment="center"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3" css=".vc_custom_1547033290138{padding-top: 50px !important;}"][vc_column_text] Ruud Balkenende Professor of Circular Product Design, Director of Education TU Delft, the Netherlands 5 June • 11h45 • CIRCULAR PRODUCT DESIGN: MAKING, USING AND SAVING PRODUCTS [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_empty_space height="20"][qodef_separator type="full-width" color="#c4c4c4" border_style="solid" thickness="1"][vc_empty_space height="40"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text] BIOGRAPHY [/vc_column_text][vc_column_text css=".vc_custom_1554282962349{padding-top: 20px !important;padding-bottom: 20px !important;}"] Ruud Balkenende is Professor of Circular Product Design. He started at the TU Delft in 2015 after 25 years of experience at Philips. He published about 40 papers and holds 30 patents. He has been active in several EU-funded projects and was e.g. the coordinator of the GreenElec, a project that successfully developed and implemented design for recycling of electronic products. His research, projects and teaching concentrate on the connection between product design and circular economy with a focus on the engineering aspects of implementation. [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text] ABSTRACT [/vc_column_text][vc_column_text css=".vc_custom_1556617937287{padding-top: 20px !important;padding-bottom: 20px !important;}"] Global sustainability challenges have increased, and we need to...

Continue Reading

Dr. Will Norman

[vc_row][vc_column css=".vc_custom_1549033433779{padding-top: 61px !important;}"][vc_column_text] / Speakers / Dr. Will Norman [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height="50"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width="1/3"][vc_single_image image="4946" img_size="200x200" alignment="center"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3" css=".vc_custom_1547033290138{padding-top: 50px !important;}"][vc_column_text] Dr. Will Norman Walking & Cycling Commissioner, Mayor of London, UK 4 June • 12h00 • LONDON: CYCLING IN A GLOBAL CITY [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_empty_space height="20"][qodef_separator type="full-width" color="#c4c4c4" border_style="solid" thickness="1"][vc_empty_space height="40"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text] BIOGRAPHY [/vc_column_text][vc_column_text css=".vc_custom_1554215164585{padding-top: 20px !important;padding-bottom: 20px !important;}"] Will Norman is London’s first Walking and Cycling Commissioner, working to deliver the Mayor’s pledges to make walking and cycling safer and easier in the capital. Will was previously Director of Global Partnerships at Nike. He spent more than three years working with not-for-profits, governments, UN agencies and European Institutions to tackle the global inactivity crisis, with a particular focus on getting children more active. [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text] ABSTRACT [/vc_column_text][vc_column_text css=".vc_custom_1557410310998{padding-top: 20px !important;padding-bottom: 20px !important;}"] Like all major cities, London is counting the cost of a century of designing its streets for cars. Toxic air pollution, increasing congestion, an inactivity crisis and unacceptable road dangers means we must urgently rethink...

Continue Reading

WORLD HEALTH ORGANISATION

[vc_row][vc_column css=".vc_custom_1549033433779{padding-top: 61px !important;}"][vc_column_text] / Speakers / World Health Organisation [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height="50"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width="1/3"][vc_single_image image="4884" img_size="200x200" alignment="center"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3" css=".vc_custom_1547033290138{padding-top: 50px !important;}"][vc_column_text] WORLD HEALTH ORGANISATION 4 June • 10h00 • UNITED NATIONS SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_empty_space height="20"][qodef_separator type="full-width" color="#c4c4c4" border_style="solid" thickness="1"][vc_empty_space height="40"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text] BIOGRAPHY [/vc_column_text][vc_column_text css=".vc_custom_1553167205729{padding-top: 20px !important;padding-bottom: 20px !important;}"] We are building a better, healthier future for people all over the world. Working with 194 Member States, across six regions, and from more that 150 offices, WHO staff are united in a shared commitment to achieve better health for everyone, everywhere. Together we strive to combat diseases – communicable diseases like influenza and HIV, and noncommunicable diseases like cancer and heart disease. We help mothers and children survive and thrive so they can look forward to a healthy old age. We ensure the safety of the air people breather, the food they eat, the water they drink – and the medicines and vaccines they need. [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text] ABSTRACT [/vc_column_text][vc_column_text css=".vc_custom_1553167248288{padding-top: 20px !important;padding-bottom: 20px !important;}"] Abstract to be...

Continue Reading

Marc ter Haar

[vc_row][vc_column css=".vc_custom_1549033433779{padding-top: 61px !important;}"][vc_column_text] / Speakers / Marc ter Haar [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height="50"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width="1/3"][vc_single_image image="4876" img_size="200x200" alignment="center"][/vc_column][vc_column width="2/3" css=".vc_custom_1547033290138{padding-top: 50px !important;}"][vc_column_text] Marc ter Haar – MODERATOR Strategic Relationship Director at EY Netherlands 4 June . 5 June [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_empty_space height="20"][qodef_separator type="full-width" color="#c4c4c4" border_style="solid" thickness="1"][vc_empty_space height="40"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text] BIOGRAPHY [/vc_column_text][vc_column_text css=".vc_custom_1553085876881{padding-top: 20px !important;padding-bottom: 20px !important;}"] Marc ter Haar works in his daily life at EY in the Netherlands. His title is Strategic Relationship Director and his task is to keep EY top of mind with the larger companies in NL. Both within EY but also externally, Marc is an experienced moderator and discussion leader. Having worked in various industries, from packaging to business travel, gives Marc a very broad perspective. Through his work at EY he is specialized in financial, economic and geopolitical topics but sports is very close to his heart, as he has a rich sports background. Marc has a masters of arts in Russian and Russian area studies from the University of...

Continue Reading