Registration opens for first Dublin-based Cycling and Society Research Group annual event

Trinity College Dublin’s School of Engineering is inviting cycling researchers, professionals and campaigners to register for the Cycling and Society Research Group Annual Symposium 2023 on September 7-8, 2023.

The event will also be the Cycling and Society Research Group’s first outside of the UK.

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TCD said: “The symposium, hosted by the renowned Cycling and Society Research Group, aims to bring together a diverse community of researchers, policymakers, industry experts, and cycling campaigners to explore the multifaceted relationship between cycling, society, and sustainable urban development. With a focus on fostering dialogue and knowledge exchange, the symposium promises to be an enlightening experience for all participants.”

Professor Brian Caulfield, head of discipline of Civil Structural & Environmental Engineering at TCD, said: “We are delighted to be hosting this symposium in the School in September. This is the first time that the symposium has been held outside of the UK and we are excited to share the fantastic work that’s been done by researchers and advocacy groups for increased cycling here in Dublin.”

The opening talk will be provided by Minister for Transport and Environment, Climate and Communications, Eamon Ryan, and the key note speech by Professor in Urban Planning at Aalborg University Malene Freudendal-Pedersen, who has published extensively on the status of cycling in Copenhagen and the politics of planning urban mobilities in light of climate change.

The cost of the event is €30 for one day in person attendance, €60 for two day in person attendance, €15 for one or two day remote attendance, and €20 for the Conference dinner. Registration can be found at cyclingandsociety.org/2023dublin.

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