Programme Overview

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