Within just two years, our Walking Summits have already become a highlight in the street planning calendar.
We will have information on how you can book your place available very soon.
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 and questions
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
Booking will go live in January
Birmingham City Council and West Midlands Combined Authority are supporting the National Walking Summit
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.