Here is the conference schedule in English.
We will be translating live at one table for those who don’t speak Icelandic.
*** Cycling to the Future 2013 ***
*** ( Hjólum til framtíðar 2013 ) ***
**** Children’s' right to cycle ***
Iðnó, Vonarstæti 3, 101 Reykjavik.
20. September, during the European Mobility Week
8.30 Registration / Conference material received
9.00 The Surgeon General, Geir Gunnlaugsson opens the conference and bestows a Cycling price upon a worthy candidate
9.15 Cycling and mobility: happier and healthier children
Tim Gill, Writer, consultant and independent researcher, rethinkingchildhood.com
10.10 Coffee break
10:30 Strategies of the School and leisure division of Reykjavik regarding cycling by children and teens
Oddný Sturludóttir , chairman of the School and leisure Division og Reykjavík City
10:50 Bicycle Collection by Barnaheill, why we collect bicycles
Erna Reynisdóttir , executive Barnaheill - Save the Children in Iceland.
11:00 Bicycletrips around the Rangárþing area. Nature, education and local community
Þorsteinn ( Thorsteinn ) Darri Sigurgeirsson elementary school teacher at Hella.
11:15 Let's Cycle to School ( Highscools )
Sigrid Inga Viggósdóttir , Director of Non-competitive sports at the Icelandic Sports and Olympic Org.
11.30 What if ? Traffic training garden in the Capital area
Sesselja Traustadóttir, directress Bikeability Iceland
11.45 Summaries and Discussions
12.00 Lunch break – Soup and bread
12.50 Young people cycle into it
Representatives of the Reykjavik Youth Council
13.00 How to get children riding bicycles?
Trine Juncher Jørgensen, Dansk cyklist forbund.
13.45 Fossvogsskóli cycles
Óskar S. Einarsson, headmaster at Fossvogsskóli ( Fossvogur elementary School).
14.00 Cycling to School at FÁ
Heiða Björk Sturludóttir, teacher at Fjölbrautaskóli (high school, part vocational) at Ármúli.
14.15 Ómar Ragnarsson ( A nationally acclaimed journalist, performer, pilot, nature activist singing his bicycle song )
14.50 Cycling in the town of Akranes
Karen Lind Ólafsdóttir, teacher at Grundaskóli, the national traffic safety mother school
15.00 Adventures on bicycles : Cycling trips in the highlands with youngsters in middle School.
Jakob F. Þorsteinsson, chairman of the curriculum in freetime and social studies at the University of Iceland
15.15 Summaries and discussions
15.45 Reception at the City Hall. Mayor Jón Gnarr annouces EcoMobility Awards and delivers diplomas.
Baggalútur satirical artists perform (in Icelandic). Refreshments.
Chairs for the day :
* Jakob Frímann Þorsteinsson, chairman of the curriculum in freetime and social studies at the University of Iceland
* Oddný Sturludóttir chairman of the School and leisure Division og Reykjavík City
In the evening there will be dinner in the house of the Icelandic Olympic & Sports Organisation
It might be interesting to know that we have something going related to cycling almost every day/night of the Mobility Week (16th - 22nd of September )