Program Summary

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Friday 25th November

 

Time Session Title Presenters
7:00 - 8:45 Facilities Tour Ride Sydney's New Infrastructure (requires pre-registration) Route designer and lead guide, Fiona Campbell. E-Bikes provided by Zoomo. Helmets also provided.
8:15 - 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 Gold Sponsor

Charity Partner

Tom Cooper, General Manager Australia & New Zealand, Beam

Farayi Mtangadura, Institutional Lead Africa, World Bicycle Relief

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 Accelerating Micromobility Networks 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 - 11:55 Theme Keynote Safe cycling: it’s at the intersection of safety, law and design Dr Robbie Napper, Deputy Director, Mobility Design Lab, Monash University
11:55 - 12:00 Special Announcement Theme Sponsor Mirza Hotic, Senior Consultant & Project Manager, Aurecon TBC
LUNCH 12:00 - 1:00
1:00
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1:10
Spin Cycle Evaluating 30km/hr Safe Active Streets – WA’s Bike Boulevard Program Michelle Prior, Director of Active Transport WA Dept of Transport
1:10 - 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, 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 - 4:55
Spin Cycle

Four five minute presentations then five minutes for questions

1 → Designing for micromobility - 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
4:55 -5:00 Prize Draw! Who will win the first of two $3,999 Momentum e-bikes? Stephen Hodge
 
 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 - 4:55 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, 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 → Presentation topic TBA Deevya Desai, Head of Expansion, Govt Partnerships ANZ, Bird
3 → Presentation topic TBA Mitchel Price, Managing Director Australia & Asia Pacific, Helbiz
11:55 - 12:00 Special Announcement Rental e-scooters are boosting local economies in turbulent times Tim Morris, Neuron Regional Manager, NSW & Qld
LUNCH 12:00 - 1:00
Afternoon session core question: How do we make shared micromobility work for everyone?

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 → Presentation topic TBA Hugo Burt-Morris General Manager, Aust & NZ, Lime
3 → How to make shared micromobility work for everyone Tim Morris, Neuron Regional Manager NSW & Qld
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, co-founder Zipidi
2:00 to 2:02 Leg Stretch!
2:02 - 2:30 One Spin Cycle then Panel Session How to get the regulations right?

The magic of transparency: how shared data can align interests and make regulation easier Michael Schwartz,

Ride Report

Panelist Stephen Coulter
Panelist  

Prof Geoff Rose

Panelist 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, Kory Young, Ride Report.
AFTERNOON TEA 3:00 - 3:30

3:30 - 3:55
Spin Cycle

Three 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 → Topic TBA Monica Zarafu, founder and CEO, Bykko

3:55 - 4:25
Spin Cycle

Four five minute presentations then 10 minutes for questions

1 → How safe are e-scooters? Comparing e-scooter and bicycle crash data. Maryna 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
4:25 - 4:55 Theme Keynote How Small Changes to Traffic Signals can Make Walking Better Prof. David Levinson, University of Sydney and Technologist, WalkSydney.
4:55 to 5:00 Prize Draw! Return to main room for the draw. Who will win the first of two $3,999 Momentum e-bikes? Stephen Hodge
5:00 Close Close of conference day one.
5:00 - 7:00 Networking Happy Hour- Kensigngton Room, Level 1 (dining area in the expo room, directly downstairs). All conference delegates are welcome! Conference Presenters, Expo Exhibitors and Expo trade visitors are also welcome.
7:00 - 10:00 Celebration! Cycling Luminaries Awards Dinner Hosted by We Ride Australia - Osher Gunsberg MC

Saturday 26th November

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Time Session Title Presenters
7:00 - 8:45 Facilities Tour Ride Sydney's New Infrastructure (requires pre-registration) Route designer and lead guide, Fiona Campbell. E-Bikes provided by Zoomo. Helmets also provided.
8:15 - 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, CEO & Co-Founder Lug + Carrie

Farayi Mtangadura, Institutional Lead Africa, World Bicycle Relief

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
MAIN ROOM
Theme MC Stephen Hodge
11:00 to 11:05 Special Announcement CManigandan Chokkalinkam, Founder, Radinno Labs
11:05 - 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
  1. Accelerating Micromobility Transitions
    NSW
  2. Healthy Cities Illawarra: Safe and Active Routes to School Project.
  1. Megan Sharkey, Adjunct Lecturer (UNSW), Urban Studies Research Scholar (U of Westminster)
  2. Kelly Andrews, CEO Healthy Cities Illawarra
LUNCH 12:00 - 1:00
1:00 - 3:00 Workshop How to launch an effective campaign for better streets. Megan Sharkey, Adjunct Lecturer (UNSW), Urban Studies Research Scholar (U of Westminster). Assisted by Sara Stace and Stephen Hodge.
AFTERNOON TEA 3:00 - 3:30
3:00 - 3:30 Networking Afternoon Tea
3:30 - 4:00 Theme Keynote
shared
Why bike lanes alone won’t get everyone cycling. 30km/h speed limits as an enabler for more active transport

Case study of 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
BREAKOUT ROOM
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 Theme Sponsor Zoba
11:30 - 12:00 Theme Keynote The currency of change - a strategy to overcome community resistance (and build your industy). Mark Ames, 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

Three five minutes presentations followed by 15 minutes of Q&A

1 → The Community Benefit of Supporting the Operator’s Bottom Line Dan Barr, Director, Better Cities Group
2 → Learning from others: Micromobility Industry in Australia Benjamin Carr, Co-Founder Lug+Carrie
3 → The future of shared e-mobility Kyle Bolto, CEO & Founder, Ohmie GO
1:30 - 2:00 Spin Cycle 1 → What are the biggest global trends in Micromobility right now? Oliver Bruce, Co-founder Micromobility Podcast, Micromobility.io
  Four five minutes presentations followed by 10 minutes of Q&A 2 → How private developers and local governments can collaborate for win-win solutions. Andrew Morse, CEO .ptc Consultants
  3 → Not all micromobility is created equal Chris Arnott, Co-Founder, Ride Kola
  4 → Safety in numbers - using software to introduce fellow commuters (working title tbc) Anthony Joseph, Co-Founder, Bike Party
2:00 - 2:02 Leg Stretch!
2:02 - 2:30 Spin Cycle

One 10 minute & Two five minute presentations followed by ten minutes of Q&A

1 → How to manage bike and scooter share systems (working title tbc) Kory Young, Growth Manager, Ride Report
2 → Catalysing an e-bike revolution in Pacific Islands Sam Johnson, Infrastructure Consultant, World Bank
3 → What insights do Dutch case studies offer Australia for successful introduction of shared mobility concepts in spatial planning? 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 10 minutes of Q&A

1 → How to use ride data to validate infrastructure (working title tbc) Maurice Berger, Business Development Manager, Metrocount
2 → Untapped Australian markets in freight. (working title tbc) Al Reid, Business Development Manager, CargoCraft
3 → How the Europeans have changed their streets to enable micromobility. Michael Roth, Lead Transport Advisor, Auckland Council
4 → Melbourne shared e-scooter and e-bikes trial - Balancing risk management and success. Damon Rao, Senior Transport Planner, City of Melbourne
 4:00 - 4:30 Spin Cycle

One ten minute then two five minute presentations followed by 10 minutes of Q&A

1 →Using new technology to manage active travel programs Peter Mildon, Founder and COO, VivaCity Labs
2 → Introducing a Web-based Tool for Rapid Economic Appraisal of Active Transport Infrastructure Projects Joshua Adams, Economist, Qld Dept of Transport and Main Roads.
  3    Safety pays! Economic modelling of road safety innovations. John Symons, Senior Research Fellow, Victoria Institute of Strategic Economic Studies
 
Closing Plenary Session
To be held in the same room as opening session 
4:30 - 4:45 Panel Session Summary of conference highlights and key messages Andy Salkeld, Megan Sharkey, Scott Green
4:45 - 4:50 Summary Vote of Thanks Stephen Hodge, Phil Latz, founder, Micromobility Conference and Micromobility Report
4:50 - 5:00 Prize Draw! Who will win the second of two $3,999 Momentum e-bikes? Stephen Hodge,

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