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4th World Bicycle Forum “Cities for All”

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Conference Dates:

Start Date Start Date: 2015-02-26
Last Date Last Day: 2015-03-01
Deadline for abstracts/proposals Deadline for abstracts/proposals: 2014-11-30

Conference Contact Info:

Contact Person Contact Person: Florian Lorenz
Email Email:
Address Address: Plaza Mayor Calle 41 # 55-80, Medellín, Antioquia, Colombia

Conference Description:

4th World Bicycle Forum “Ciudades para Todos - Cities for all”

The World Bicycle Forum is the biggest citizen lead global event to promote bicycle in cities. The 4th edition will take place in Medellín, Colombia from 26 February to 1 March 2015.

The theme for the 2015 edition of the World Bike Forum is “Cities for All”, relating to ideas geared for humans and living spaces. The forum will discuss how cities can be organized to the benefit of all it’s citizens. After all, it is not just an event for cyclists, but for the entire population.

While societies in the entire world are urbanizing they face environmental as well as social challenges. At the same time the bicycle is gaining momentum as a serious transportation option and catalyst for creating better living spaces for all humans. In this process, cycling advocacy and citizen engagement play a crucial role in employing the bicycle as a vehicle for social change and urban equity. It is time for the bicycle to take a leading role in shaping an equitable and sustainable city for all!

The forum will be celebrating and furthering the work of various stakeholders (individuals, groups, NGOs, businesses, or government agencies) working together to bring about positive change on all levels: individual, local, regional, national and global. Collectively, we will discuss, think and plan solutions so that bicycles, pedestrians and motorists can coexist in harmony. And the more thinking heads, the better – and merrier!

More Information:

Call for Proposals - 4th World Bicycle Forum “Cities for All”

We invite bike enthusiasts of the world to submit their contributions to the discussion on how the bicycle is becoming a catalyst for shaping equitable and sustainable cities for all.
Join the conversation at the 4th World Bicycle Forum and help form part of the program. Share your ideas, work, research or vision with the global cycling community. Choose a conference format, create an engaging activity and share your knowledge!
Once all proposals have been compiled, the Program Committee will create the conference program aiming at a productive, diverse and hands-on World Bicycle Forum in Medellín.

The core topical tracks of the World Bicycle Forum (#FMB4) are:
Ď Cycling Advocacy
Ď Bike Organizing
Ď The Politics of Cycling
Ď Cycling Art and Culture
Ď Cycling Societies
Ď Bicycle Urbanism
Ď Communicating Cycling
Ď Cycling and Public Health

Please submit your proposals here:

We are looking forward to welcoming you at the 4th World Bicycle Forum in Medellín, Colombia!
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