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The agenda will be updated regularly. If you would like to discuss the event please contact Heather Stewart at heather.stewart@forum-europe.com or on +44 (0) 2920 783 027.

 

Wednesday 18 September, 2013

Morning

08:00 – 08:30

Opening of the Sustainable2Wheels event

Start of the demonstration of Sustainable2Wheels and presentation of related projects/organisations on the Esplanade of the European Parliament

• Pick up your information bag from the ETRA stand.
• Test-ride the bicycles and electric bicycles on show.
• Learn how to ride an electric bicycle with former professional cyclist Henk Lubberding at the stand of the BOVAG Electric Cycling Team.
• Sign the petition “30 km/h making streets liveable”.
• Have your bicycle engraved against bicycle theft at the European Parliament – DG INLO stand (Mobility Point) and test your riding skills on a folding bike.
• See how a hydrogen scooter looks like and works at the HyER and ACEM stand.
• Learn what you or your company/organisation can do to make mobility more sustainable from the Sustainable Mobility Network/Fietsersbond.
• Questions about the batteries in electric bikes? BEBAT and Recharge will answer them.

10:00 – 13:30

Bike Tours with ProVelo Guides

Short guided tours along the buildings of the different European institutions. These tours will give you an impression of how it is to use a bike for service trips. Please register in advance through the Sustainable2Wheels website.

10:00 - 10:30 - Bike tour 1 reserved for the Greens/EFA
11:00 - 11:30 - Bike tour 2
12:00 - 12:30 - Bike tour 3
13:00 - 13:30 - Bike tour 4

10:30 – 11:30

First Interactive Debate

Discussion between European decision-makers and Sustainable2Wheel sector on the 7th Environmental Action Programme


Moderator: Klaus Bondam, Director, Danish Cultural Centre in Brussels

Isabelle Durant, Vice-President, European Parliament
Johannes Hartwig, Researcher, Fraunhofer Institute Systems and Innovation Research ISI
Fritz Baumgarten, General Manager, Klever Mobility Europe GmbH
Robert Donkers, Coordinator Urban Environment Policy, DG Environment, European Commission

11:30 – 11:45

Presentation

Johannes Hartwig, Researcher, Fraunhofer Institute Systems and Innovation Research ISI

11:45 – 12:45

Second Interactive Debate

Discussion between European decision-makers and Sustainable2Wheel sector on the European Urban Mobility Policy


Moderator: Klaus Bondam, Director, Danish Cultural Centre in Brussels

Jose Fernandez Garcia, Policy Officer, Clean Transport & Sustainable Urban Mobility, DG MOVE, European Commission
Horst Schuster, Country Manager Germany, Austria and Switzerland, Hero Eco Ltd. (A2B).
Brian Simpson, Member, European Parliament and Chair of the Committee on Transport and Tourism
Michael Cramer, Member, European Parliament
Johannes Hartwig, Researcher, Fraunhofer Institute Systems and Innovation Research ISI
Sylvain Haon, Director, Polis
Keith Taylor, Member, European Parliament
Keith Taylor, Member, European Parliament

15:30

End of Sustainable2Wheels 2013

Logistics

When

Wednesday 18 September, 2013
08.00 to 15.30

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Where

Esplanade of the European Parliament

Rue Wiertz 60
1047 Brussels

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Downloads

2013 Sponsorship Brochure

Press Release - Sustainable2Wheels

 

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