Breakout Sessions

At this year’s conference, delegates have the choice of three breakout sessions in roundtable, pecha kucha, and seminar format.

Breakout Session 1 - Roundtable

In this session, delegates will get the opportunity to discuss how cycling impacts on a range of key policy areas, with a particular focus on accessibility. Delegates visit all roundtables.

Chair: TBC

Confirmed speakers:

  • Shared mobility – Chris Slade, CoMoUK
  • Inclusive cycling – Shona Morris, Cycling UK
  • Access to Bikes – Victoria Leiper, Bike for Good
  • Cycling Tourism – Steve Duncan, VisitScotland
  • Promoting Active Living and Engaging Groups – Hazel Ednie, University of Dundee Institute for Sport and Exercise, and Marianne Scott, Cycling Scotland

Breakout Session 2 – Pecha Kucha

In this session, delegates will get a taster of a range of programmes, projects and initiatives which have successfully promoted and increased participation in and accessibility to cycling and active travel across Scotland.

Chair: TBC

Confirmed Speakers:

  • Active Travel Hubs – Clara Walker, Stirling Cycle Hub (Forth Environment Link)
  • E-bike interest free loans – Ellie Grebenik, Energy Saving Trust
  • Safer school run – Neil Lovelock, Dumbarton Road Corridor Environment Trust
  • Cycling to support people into employment – Angela Barron, Recyke-a-bike
  • Training programmes Cycling Scotland – Chris Johnson, Cycling Scotland
  • Using sport cycling as a positive engagement mechanism – Vicky Strange, Scottish Cycling

Breakout Session 3 – Seminar Masterclass

This session will explore what it means for places and spaces to be healthy, and what it takes to create such places and spaces, with a particular focus on accessibility and access to bikes. The session will provide delegates with the opportunity to hear from a range of speakers on the topic.


  • Lindley Kirkpatrick

Confirmed Speakers:

  • Lindley Kirkpatrick, Active Cities and Towns Programme Director, Sustrans Scotland
  • Ali Macdonald, Organisational Lead – Physical Activity, NHS Health Scotland
  • Sandy Robinson, Principal Architect, Scottish Government
  • Neil Gellatly, Head of Roads & Transportation, Dundee City Council