Active City Challenge
Join leading influencers, employers and transport specialists for an evening discussion about how to make central London an even better place for walking and cycling. The event will include The havebike Corporate Cycle Challenge static bike race, a chance to win £5000+ of prizes. (Donations to Road Peace the charity supporting victims of road crashes encouraged)
The City of London's Active City Network are organising this event as a networking event for professionals interested in improving the safety and comfort of our streets for active travel.
This event takes place during Road Safety Week, and the proceeds will go to Road Peace who support victims of road collisions
There will be canapes and drinks available to facilitate networking, alongside an exhibition of services to facilitate better walking and cycling alongside the race. Exhibitors include: London Cycling Campaign, Living Streets, Freebike, Transport for London, British Cycling, Meristem Design, havebike, SeeSense.
Chair: Alderman Alison Gowman, City of London
16:30 Chairs opening remarks - Accommodating walking and cycling in the Square Mile
16:40 Making central London safer for people walking and cycling – Lilli Matson, Chief Safety, Health & Environment Officer, TfL
16:55 Legal issues and recent cases involving cycling and walking – Jennifer Buchanan, Senior Associate, Fieldfisher
17:05 International Perspective - Bronwen Thornton, CEO, Walk21
17:15 Panel Discussion
How can employers help make streets even better for walking and cycling - Speakers and additional panellists
3 minutes opening remarks from each followed by discussion.
- Harry Badham – UK Director of Development, AXA REIM
- Nina Swallow, Environmental, Health & Safety, Nomura
- Daniel Wright, Head of Facilities Management, Framestore
17:50 Cynthia Barlow OBE, Chair, Road Peace – supporting victims of road crashes
17:55 Introduction to the Havebike Cycle Challenge, Nick Brown, CEO, Havebike
18:00 – 19:30 Networking in the exhibition area (food and drinks served) – Corporate Challenge heats.
19:30 The Challenge Finals