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London Walking and Cycling Conference – Friday 24 May 2019

This year saw a significant expansion of what was once the Hackney Cycling Conference. The partnership with the City of London Corporation brought not only a change of venue but also the inclusion of walking, to evolve into the London Walking and Cycling Conference, in partnership with Steer.

The event drew over 220 delegates, exhibitors and speakers. With VIP guests including Sadiq Khan, Mayor of London, Judith Bokhove, Vice Mayor for Mobility, Rotterdam, Philip Glanville, Mayor of Hackney and Cllr Caro Wild, Cabinet Member for Strategic Planning and Transport, Cardif Council to name a few

Other presenters included:

  • Will Norman, London walking and cycling commissioner
  • Jennifer Keesmaat, CEO of The Keesmaat Group
  • Alastair Moss, chair of the planning and transportation committee, City of London Corporation
  • Alice Saunders, strategic analyst, TfL
  • Clare Wadd, chair, Inner London Ramblers
  • Dan Johnson, director of placemaking, New West End Company
  • Tom Cherrett, professor of logistics and transport management, University of Southampton

Morning plenary

Stream 1 – Understanding Needs

Stream 2 – Widening the Appeal

Afternoon plenary

Stream 3 – Changing Vehicles

Stream 4 – Case Studies



Previous conferences


The 7th annual Hackney Cycling Conference, 17 May, 9.30am-5pm, at Hackney Town Hall. Over 200 delegates attended, hearing from expert speakers from across the UK and Europe.


Stream 1: New models and technologies in the world of bike sharing

Stream 2: Behaviour change in journeys to work, leisure and education

Stream 3: Non-cycling necessities to facilitate cycling




Stream 1: Complementary walking and cycling policy

Stream 2: Tools and research

Stream 3: Built environment and developments

Page updated on: 2 July 2019