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Velo-city 2013 An exceptional conference

Velo-city 2013 is well on its way to becoming the world’s largest cycling-themed conference. The preparations for Velo-city 2013 are in full swing and promise a great event.

So far, 1,000 representatives from 60 countries have registered as delegates for Velo-city 2013. 330 international presenters from various disciplines will ensure a lively professional debate in 240 lectures, seminars, workshops and other interactive discussion formats. 25 plenary speakers will provide delegates with new insights into urban cycling issues. The Mayors and Vice Mayors of cities such as New York, Copenhagen, Stockholm, Munich, Prague or Budapest, amongst others, have confirmed their attendance. The Velo-city 2013 EXPO is fully booked with more than 40 exhibitors and promises a valuable B2B event. We are looking forward to the conference participation of 60 Cycling Visionaries, who are invited to Velo-city 2013 as winners of the Cycling Visionaries Awards. International media coverage for the conference is ensured with over 80 international journalists accredited so far.

At the same time, Velo-city 2013 is embedded in the Vienna Bike Year celebrating urban cycling during the Vienna Bicycle Week just in front of the conference venue, Vienna City Hall. There will be a great variety of public side events, where delegates can get in touch with Vienna’s urban cycling cultures.

We are very much looking forward to your participation in Velo-city 2013!
Velo-city 2013 Full Schedule Conference Program




New speakers confirmed



New speakers have been confirmed for Velo-city 2013. Philippe Crist of the OECD International Transport Forum will be the keynote speaker for Velo-city 2013 on 11 June 2013. Other confirmed speakers are Doris Bures, the Austrian Federal Minister for Transport, Innovation and Technology, and Niki Berlakovich, the Austrian Federal Minister of the Environment, both of whom will address the plenary during the conference opening.


Have a look at the updated list of speakers for Velo-city 2013.


Cycling Stories



How does Austria save € 405 million because of cycling? The HEAT tool can give you an estimate to quantify the economic benefits of urban cycling. Read more about the HEAT tool here.


Selected projects from the Cycling Visionaries Awards competition are presented by our sponsors Wiener Städtische Versicherung and SRAM in new Cycling Stories. Read more about projects such as “Bikeshopper”, an initiative to organise shopping by volunteers on bicycles, or “The Campus Design and Policy Handbook” which highlights potentials for integrating bicycles into the daily life on campuses worldwide.

Browse our latest Cycling Stories online!


Must-attend events before Velo-city 2013

The European Cyclists’ Federation (ECF) is extending invitations to two outstanding events before the start of Velo-city 2013.

Monday, 10 June: ECF Scientists for Cycling Global annual meeting. This event is a must-attend for academics, students & mobility researchers and will feature lectures by members of the Scientists for Cycling Network as well as possibilities for networking. Please register (via this form) before Saturday, 1 June.

Tuesday, 11 June, 11 a.m. Hands-on training with WHO experts. Learn how to use HEAT, WHO’s Health Economic Assessment Tool, to calculate the economic value of the health benefits of cycling. No fees charged, registration required.

Please register here!


If you have specific questions concerning the conference, we would kindly ask you to address the relevant unit of the organization team listed below, so we can swiftly provide you with your desired informations. Thank you for your cooperation and understanding.

Please also refer to our FAQ Section: www.velo-city2013.com/?page_id=3606

Conference Program: www.velo-city2013.com/?page_id=16, program@velo-city2013.com
Press inquiries: www.velo-city2013.com/?page_id=22, press@velo-city2013.com
Registration and Ticketing: www.velo-city2013.com/?page_id=24, info@velo-city2013.com
Hotel booking: VeloCity2013@interconvention.at
Velo-city 2013 Expo: www.velo-city2013.com/?page_id=20, expo@velo-city2013.com
Technical and Cultural Excursions: www.velo-city2013.com/?page_id=3932, excursions@velo-city2013.com
Pre- and After-conference-program: www.velo-city2013.com/?page_id=16
Free rental bike during conference: www.velo-city2013.com/?page_id=4806, info@velo-city2013.com
Program Vienna Bike-Year 2013: www.fahrradwien.at/radjahr-2013/
Typical Viennese Coffee-Break: www.aida.at

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The Velo-city 2013 conference office
Ebendorferstraße 2
A-1082 Vienna
Austria

phone: +43 1 4000 88770
email: info@velo-city2013.com
www.velo-city2013.com



We strive to organize this event according to the criteria of the Austrian Eco-label for Green Events.

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