August 22, 2005 – Please join the Cycle Ontario Alliance and our local hosts (Hamilton, and Burlington Cycling Advisory Committees and the McMaster Alternative Commuting and Transportation Office) in Hamilton this fall for a day of discussion and information exchange around cycling issues and topics.
The proposed itinerary has great speakers, presentations, and lots of opportunities for networking and interaction including:
– an informal reception on Friday night (Oct. 21) on campus at the Phoenix Pub from 7pm to 11:00pm
– a Sunday am (Oct. 23) bike ride, and
– for the day of the conference (Oct. 22) a keynote guest speaker with sessions and poster displays on topics such as:
– Current cycling plans – How relevant and transferable are they?
– More than infrastructure: successful community cycling programs
– The potential for cycling in Ontario
– How effective are current cycling skill education programs?
– Kyoto Agreement — getting policies and projects that benefit cycling
– How to plan events and help your advocacy efforts?
– Facility design: Managing Risk and Liability
– Facility design: Provincial Highway Interchanges
– Marketing COA (including products and services such as insurance
– Poster session – What’s happening for cyclists in your community, or
What have you done to promote cycling?
Abstracts not exceeding 200 words are invited for presentations (under 20 min.) and/or poster session topics with a short biography of less than one page by Sept. 5, 2005 (Re: COA Conference Abstract) to 2005conference@CycleOntario.ca Note AV presentation and poster session needs. Replies expected by mid September. Agenda and registration details can be found soon on the Cycle Ontario Alliance web site www.CycleOntario.ca . For more information please contact: John van der Mark, Program Committee (905) 628-4292CYCLE ONTARIO ALLIANCE
2005 BICYCLE CONFERENCE
“Working for a more
bicycle friendly Ontario”
McMASTER UNIVERSITY, HAMILTON
McMASTER UNIVERSITY STUDENT CENTRE
CIBC BANQUIT HALL, 3RD FLOOR
SATURDAY OCTOBER 22, 2005
Tentative Times – 9:30am to 4:00pm, Registration at 9:00am