Program Timetable

Explore the program for both conference days to choose which sessions most meet your individual interests. Click on the session title and/or the author for more details. Please consider that some sessions will be held simultaneously in separate rooms.

Friday 25th November

Time Session Title Presenters
7:00 - 8:45 Facilities Tour Ride Sydney's New Infrastructure City of Sydney
8:30 - 9:00 Networking Tea & Coffee in the foyer Pon.Bike
 
9:00 - 10:30 Opening Plenary To be held in the main ballroom, level 2, QEII building.
9:00 - 9:15 Introduction Welcome and Opening Stephen Hodge MC, Director - National Advocacy, We Ride Australia

Rob Stokes (via video), NSW Minister for Active Transport

9:15 - 9:45 Opening Keynote How to get amazing infrastructure return on investment - a case study. Lucy Saunders, Healthy Streets (UK)
9:45 - 9:55 Special Announcements Tom Cooper, Beam

Di Mason, Development Director, World Bicycle Relief Australia

9:55 - 10:00 Introduction to Themes Stephen Hodge
MORNING TEA 10:00 - 10:30 
 
 MAKING IT RIGHT THEME
 Friday, 25th November, 10:30 AM - 5:00 PM

To be held in the same room as the opening session - Theme MC Stephen Hodge
10:30 - 11:00 Theme Keynote How to make effective community consultation a help, not a hinderance, to rapid rollout of successful projects. Fiona Campbell, Manager Cycling Strategy & City Access, City of Sydney
11:00 - 11:30 Theme Keynote How New Zealand is delivering a step change in active travel. Kathryn King, Urban Mobility Manager, NZ Transport
11:30 - 12:00 Theme Keynote Safe cycling: it’s at the intersection of safety, law and design Dr Robbie Napper, Deputy Director, Mobility Design Lab, Monash University
LUNCH 12:00 - 1:00
1:00 - 1:05 Spin Cycle Introducing two tools to help decide what and where to build. Brian Lee, University of NSW
1:05 - 3:00 Workshop Session Roll up your sleeves and redesign a city street! Using a case study from two of Australia's leading practitioners. Warren Salomon, Sustainable Transport Consultants and Dick van den Dool, Barros Dool, Director Barros van den Dool AT.
AFTERNOON TEA 3:00 - 3:30
3:30 - 4:00 Theme Keynote But we're not Amsterdam! Why London, New York and others might be better role models for the short term. James Laing, Principal Transportation Designer, Stantec
4:00 - 4:30 Theme Keynote Major Active Transport changes in NSW Gordon Hughes, Director, Cities & Active Transport Division, TfNSW

4:30 - 5:00

Spin Cycle

Four five minute presentations then 10 minutes for questions

1 → Designing for mmcromobility - a movement and place approach. Mary Haverland, Senior Technical Director, Arcadis
2 → Introducing an infrastructure risk evaluation model for cyclists. Monica Olyslagers, Global Innovation Manager, iRAP
3 → How to use modal filters to make school streets safer. Liz Irvin, Transport Planner, Stantec
4 → Using Artificial Intelligence Road Surveys (AIRS) to provide insights. Sam Kemp, Transport Survey and Data Manager, Bicycle Network
 
 MAKING IT THERE THEME
 Friday, 25th November, 10:30 AM - 5:00 AM

To be held in break-out room, adjacent to main room, level 2 QEII
Theme MC Scott Green, Editor Micromobility Report
10:30 - 5:00 Making it There Theme To be held in break-out room, adjacent to main room, level 2 QEII Theme MC Scott Green, Editor, Micromobility Report
10:30 - 11:00 Theme Keynote Future of Delivery: Unleashing the potential of micromobility for the last mile Sara Stace, Director of Cities, WSP & Shifani Sood, Senior Consultant, WSP
11:00 - 11:30 Theme Keynote Making shared e-scooters work in a regional city - Launceston Tasmania case study Prof Geoff Rose, Director Monash Institue of Transport Studies, Monash University

11:30 – 11:55
Spin Cycle

One 10 minute and two five minute presentations then 10 minutes for questions

1 → Learnings from abroad: the successful transition to light electric vehicles for last-mile delivery Jules Flynn, Chief Operations Officer, Zoomo
2 → TBA TBA
3 → TBA TBA
11:55 - 12:00 Special Announcement Tim Morris, Regional Manager, Qld & NSW, Neuron
LUNCH 12:00 - 1:00

1:00 - 1:30
Spin Cycle

Four five minute presentations then 10 minutes for questions

1 → Micromobility 2.0: Advances in e-mobility technology ... Tom Cooper General Manager, Aust & NZ, Beam
2 → TBA Hugo Burt-Morris General Manager, Aust & NZ, Lime
3 → TBA Tim Morris, Regional Manager, Qld & NSW, Neuron
4 → E-Scooter Management in the City of Adelaide: Insights from a Designated Parking Trial Penelope Bennett, Senior Transport Planner, City of Adelaide
1:30 - 2:00 Theme Keynote What are the barriers holding back shared micromobility in Australia? Stephen Coulter & Krystyna Weston, co-founders, Zipidi
2:00 - 2:30 Panel Session How do we get the regulations right? Prof Geoff Rose, Stephen Coulter and Penelope Bennett
2:30 - 3:00 Panel Session Where are we up to today with shared mobility? How can we build a sustainable ecosystem? Monica Zarafu, founder and CEO, Bykko, Tom Cooper, Beam, Hugo Burt-Morris, Lime, Tim Morris, Neuron
AFTERNOON TEA 3:00 - 3:30

3:30 - 4:00
Spin Cycle

Four five minute presentations then 10 minutes for questions

1 → A Perth family's cargo bike journey: interest, ownership, changemaker! Matthew Root, Co-owner, Flyt Transport Planning Consultancy.
2 → CargoCraft solutions for micromobility docking Al Reid, Business Development Manager, CargoCraft
3 → Open Streets active travel to school trial with Moreland City Council Leyla Asadi General Manager of Behaviour Change, Bicycle Network
4 → TBA TBA

4:00 - 4:30

Spin Cycle

Four five minute presentations then 10 minutes for questions

1 → How safe are e-scooters? Comparing e-scooter and bicycle crash data. Marnya Podbudzei, Researcher, University of Bundeswehr, Munich
2 → Billions of missing bike trips. Tracking the ride data of everyday riders. Christina Sorbello, Regional Manager Asia Pacific, Love to Ride
3 → Safe, secure parting solutions for micromobility users. Rene Tuxford, Co-Founder emicro
4 → Going small - optimising the transition to micromobility. Todd Nguyen, Project Transport Planner, WSP
4:30 - 5:00 Theme Keynote How Small Changes to Traffic Signals can Make Walking Better Prof. David Levinson, University of Sydney and Technologist, WalkSydney.
5:00 Close Close of conference day one.
5:00 - 7:00 Networking Happy Hour- Malt Shovel Taphouse and Lawn. All conference delegates are welcome!
7:00 - 10:00 Celebration Cycling Luminaries Awards Dinner Hosted by We Ride Australia - Osher Gunsberg MC

Saturday 26th November

 

 

Time Session Title Presenters
7:00 - 8:45 Facilities Tour Ride Sydney's New Infrastructure City of Sydney
8:30 - 9:00 Networking Tea & Coffee in the foyer Pon.Bike
9:00 - 9:10 Introduction Welcome and Opening MC Stephen Hodge
9:10 - 9:45 Keynote From Car Park King to Covid Recovery - Leicester's transformation Andy Salkeld, Active Travel Team Leader, Leicester City Council, UK
9:45 - 10:15 Keynote Move over iPhone! Why micromobility is the next big disruptor. Oliver Bruce, co-founder Micromobility Podcast, Micromobility.io
10:15 - 10:25 Special Announcements Daniel Carr, Co-founder, Lug + Carrie

Di Mason, Development Director, World Bicycle Relief Australia

10:25 - 10:30 Introduction to Themes Stephen Hodge
MORNING TEA 10:30 - 11:00
MAKING IT HAPPEN THEME
Saturday, 26th November, 11:00 AM - 16:30 PM
To be held in break-out room -
Theme MC Stephen Hodge
11:00 - 11:30 Theme Keynote From car advertiser to cycling advocate - making videos with impact Tom Flood, Founder, Rovelo Creative, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
11:30 - 12:00 Shared Theme Keynote Accelerating Micromobility Transitions
NSW

Healthy Cities Illawarra: Safe and Active Routes to School Project.

Megan Sharkey, Adjunct Lecturer (UNSW), Urban Studies Research Scholar (U of Westminster)

Kelly Andrews, CEO Healthy Cities Illawara

LUNCH 12:00 - 1:00
1:00 - 3:00 Workshop How to launch an effective campaign for better streets. Megan Sharkey Megan Sharkey, Adjunct Lecturer (UNSW), Urban Studies Research Scholar (U of Westminster). Others TBA
AFTERNOON TEA 3:00 - 3:30
3:00 - 3:30 Networking Afternoon Tea
3:30 - 4:00 Theme Keynote
shared
Safe Streets to School - Community campaign building support for 30km/h speed limits

Safe Streets to School - Wollongong

Lena Huda. President WalkSydney, Founder 30Please.org, Co-founder Safe Streets to School.

Jon Lindley Co-founder Safe Streets to School.

4:00 - 4:30 Spin Cycle

Two 10 minute presentations with 10 minutes of questions at the end.

1 → Micromobility developments in NSW - an insider's insights Peter McLean, CEO Bicycle NSW
2 → Micromobility developments globally and in Europe Henk Swarttouw, President World Cycling Alliance, President European Cyclists' Federation
MAKING IT PAY THEME
Saturday, 26th November, 11:00 AM - 4:30 PM
To be held in the same room as opening session -
Theme MC Scott Green
Making it Pay Theme To be held in the same room as the opening session Theme MC Scott Green
11:00 - 11:25 Theme Keynote Why are major corporations and property owners embracing active travel? Thomas Treloar, Founder The Rolling Fix
11:25 - 11:30 Special Announcement Zoba
11:30 - 12:00 Theme Keynote How a booming commercial, educational and residential hub is is benefitting from encouraging micromobility. Mark Aimes, General Manager, Connect Macquarie Park Innovation District
LUNCH 12:00 - 1:00
1:00 - 3:00 Workshop New business opportunities through micromobility
1:00 - 1:30 Spin Cycle

Four five minutes presentations followed by ten minutes of Q&A

1 → How Small Changes to Traffic Signals can Make Walking Better Daniel Barr, Director, Better Cities Group
2 → TBA Matt Root, Director, Flyt
3 → TBA Anthony Joseph, Co-Founder, Bike Party
4 → TBA Max Millett, Head of Growth, Ohmie GO
1:30 - 2:00 Panel Session Oliver Bruce
2:00 - 2:30 Spin Cycle

Four five minutes presentations followed by ten minutes of Q&A

1 → TBA Michal Naka, Ride Report
2 → TBA TBA
3 → TBA Sam Johnson, Infrastructure Consultant, World Bank
4 → TBA Mirza Hotic, Senior Consultant, Integrated Transport & Mobility, Aurecon
2:30 to 3:00 Theme Keynote How an algorythm makes cycling safer in Sydney and Melbourne Max Wang, Senior Product Manager at Intelematics
AFTERNOON TEA 3:00 - 3:30
3:30 - 4:00 Spin Cycle

Four five minutes presentations followed by ten minutes of Q&A

1 → TBA Maurice Berger, Metrocount
2 → TBA Al Reid, CargoCycles
3 → TBA Michael Roth
4 → TBA TBA
4:00 - 4:30 Theme Keynote TBA Ed Forrester, Mott Macdonald
 
CLOSING PLENARY SESSION
To be held in the same room as opening session 
4:30 - 4:50 Panel Session Summary of conference highlights and key messages Andy Salked, Megan Sharkey, Scott Green
4:50 - 4:55 Prize Draw! Who will win a $4,000 e-bike?
4:55 - 5:00 Summary Conclusion & Thanks Stephen Hodge, Phil Latz, founder, Micromobility Conference and Micromobility Report

*All details were correct at the time of posting, but are subject to change.