Nantes Gets Ready For Velo-city 2015

Here’s a press release from the European Cyclists’ Federation about Velo-city 2015:


France is well underway in the preparations to welcome Velo-city 2015, the global cycling summit, from June 2-5 in Nantes.

The programme is in its final stages, having been constructed from a record-breaking 740 submissions from 51 countries. 

6 plenaries, 3 special sessions, 5 TV-style shows, including topics such as :

  • Change the rules! Promoting cycling with more or less regulation
  • Best mistakes and worst successes
  • Where is the money for investments?
  • The bicycle market; coaxing demand for supply

and 36 parallel sessions such as:

  • Parking solutions for an ocean of bicycles
  • Infrastructure: Bridges to a beautiful future
  • Cycling as a city changer
  • Bicycles and the circular economy

Why come to Velo-city 2015?

A PLACE TO SHARE AND EXCHANGE AND MEET, from politics to urban planning to advocacy, Velo-city 2015 is a great place to network, get new ideas, and meet new faces from around the world.

Registration is already open – follow this link.

AN AMAZING EXHIBITION HALL with 60 exhibitors already registered, where you will see the most innovative products, services, and mobility experts at the heart of the beautiful La Cite congress centre. The exhibition will exceptionally be open to the public June 3-5 from 4pm to 6:30pm allowing everyone to discover the latest innovations on cycling

A CYCLE CINEMA, the Velo-ciné, will allow you to discover and be inspired by full-length and short feature films on the bicycle (open to the public through registration).

DISCOVER NANTES BY BICYCLE – and the department and region as well!

Bicycle outings in the vineyards and along the Loire river, come discover the history and heritage and beauty of Nantes and the surroundings…

More details about excursions by bike here.

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