The Walking, Cycling, Connecting Communities Conference - often known as the Active Travel conference - is now well-established as the go-to event for everyone whose professional life touches on the need to encourage and develop active travel in Scotland.
This is a broad audience, encompassing transport planners and engineers, health professionals, town planners and property professionals, local authorities, private sector, and third sector participants.
The key theme of the 2020 conference will focus on the needs of communities in rural areas, villages and towns, exploring how best we can develop and support sustainable transport outwith our cities. The conference’s working title is: Connecting Communities Sustainably
Call for content
We are now inviting proposals from organisations to participate in the conference. We are interested in high level strategic projects, and smaller niche projects. Projects can be local, national or international.
Delivery at the conference can take a variety of formats:
- Presentation - normally lasting around 10 minutes, to be delivered in a session alongside other presentations of a similar length
- Workshop sessions – an interactive, working session of around 60-90 minutes
- Demonstration/Activity sessions – Drop in sessions where delegates experience an activity or participate in a physical demonstration or show-and-tell activity.
Please outline in your submission how much space you would need to deliver your activity, and any technical requirements. Outdoor space may also be available.
To propose your project to be featured at the conference, please complete this online form by 5pm Monday 13 January 2020. You should clearly summarise the content of your proposed session, and outline the learning/outcomes that delegates will receive.
All submissions will be assessed by a panel and successful submissions will be notified by Monday 3 February at the latest.
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The conference is delivered in partnership by Cycling Scotland, Living Streets Scotland, Paths for All and Sustrans Scotland.