Polis and Polis members contributing to upcoming Velo-city cycling conference

The conference will be hosted by the Chair of the Polis Working Group on Environment and Health in Transport: The Province of Gelderland.

An inteview with Mr. Sjors van Duren, Policy Advisor for the Province of Gelderland, and Programme Director of Velo-city 2017, has just been published in the new Thinking Cities #8 magazine. Make sure you'll get your copy!

Polis is also hosting a panel debate at Velo-city with some of its members on June 15th. Who can be found in the speaker line-up? Find out more about the session here.

Panel discussion "Cycling Officers’ Secrets",  Thursday June 15th

Mobility and more specifically cycling, is a hot topic in cities around the world. City Network Polis and ECF's Cities for Cyclists Network bring together a fine selection of Cycling Officers who come and talk about what is going on behind the scenes.

The session will highlight cycling measures selection and budget planning, the relationship with elected officials and local advocacy groups, how to integrate cycling in sustainable urban mobility plans, and inter-sectoral cooperation with other city departments.

The session is moderated by Karen Vancluysen, Polis Secretary General.

Speaker line-up:

  • Sarah Scannell, Dublin, Ireland
  • Rita Castel' Branco, Lisbon, Portugal
  • Hadrien Bedok, Nantes Metropole, France
  • Tim Asperges, Leuven, Belgium


Day: Thursday 15 June

Time: 14:15-15:15

Polis and our members are looking forward to meeting you in Arnhem and Nijmegen!

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