Within just two years, our National Walking Summit has already become a highlight in the street planning calendar.
By bringing together thought-leaders, decision-makers and grassroots campaigners, our Summit inspires and shapes debate on how we create streets that are fitter for walking.
It also encompasses the Living Streets AGM and our annual Charles Maher Award.
9.30 Optional guided walk from Birmingham New Street station
10.00 Arrival and registration
10.45 Keynote address – Andy Street, Mayor of West Midlands
11.10 Creating towns and cities that are fitter for walking. A series of lightning talks focusing on exemplar projects from the West Midlands.
11.50 Panel discussion featuring experts from across the UK
12.30 Lunch, exhibition and networking
1.30 Keynote address - Christophe Najdovski, Deputy Mayor of Paris for Transport, Travel and Public Space
2.15 Campaigning in action. A series of lightning talks from grassroots campaigners
3.15 Living Streets Charles Maher Award. Presentation to a UK walking champion
3.30 Living Streets Annual General Meeting
The Banqueting Suite,
The Council House,
Birmingham B1 1BB
Prioritising Walking In Our Cities - panel discussion facilitated by Lisa Taylor, Future of London
Chris Boardman MBE, Cycling and Walking Commissioner, Greater Manchester
Dr Will Norman, Walking and Cycling Commissioner, London
Walking Cities In Action - stories from grassroots campaigners.
Aisha Hannibal, our local groups coordinator, introduces four stories from local campaigners from across the UK.
Our new Blueprint For Change provides campaigners and city leaders with a step-by-step guide to creating walking cities.