Program 2016

Cities for Mobility 2016 © Christian Hass

International Congress 2016


8th International Congress Cities for Mobility – Mobility in the sustainable city: What do we need to do now?

Below you can find the program for CfM World Congress 2016.

Sunday, June 19th, 2016

7:00 pm

Welcome Get-together

Stuttgart City Hall (Rathaus)

Monday, June 20th, 2016

8:00 am


Coffee, tea and snacks

9:30 am

Moderation and opening

Martin Proesler (Proesler Kommunikation GmbH)

9:35 - 10:05 am

Opening speech

Fritz Kuhn Mayor, City of Stuttgart

10:05 - 10:35 am

Let’s go public!

How high quality of public space can boost quality of life in cities

Maria Vassilakou (Deputy Mayor for Urban Planning, Traffic & Transport, Climate Protection, Energy and Public Participation City of Vienna, Austria)

10:35 - 11:05 am

Mobility in Utrecht

Smart Routes, Smart Management, Smart Urban Planning

Lot van Hooijdonk (Deputy Mayor for Transport, Mobility, Energy and Environment City of Utrecht, The Netherlands)

11:05 - 11:20 am

Short coffee break

11:20 - 11:50 am

How to create a cycling city: Best practice from Denmark

Marianne Weinreich (President of the Cycling Embassy of Denmark Copenhagen, Denmark)

11:50 am - 12:45 pm

Question & answer session

with speakers and audience, following introduction to parallel workshops

12:45 - 2:30 pm

Lunch and visit of the Cargobike-Roadshow

(City Hall market square)

2:30 - 4:45 pm

Parallel Workshops (including coffee break)

4:45 - 5:15 pm

Resume of the day by improvisation theater LUX

5:15 - 5:30 pm

Information on the evening event and the 2nd day of congress

7:00 pm

Evening event at the Stuttgart Planetarium

Keynote speech

Marten Sims (Happy City Lab, United Kingdom/Canada)

Tuesday, June 21st, 2016

8:30 - 9:30 am

Breakfast at Stuttgart City Hall

9:30 - 11:00 am

Urban Laboratory with presentations from cities worldwide reclaiming public space for sustainable mobility

11:00 - 11:15 am

Short coffee break

11:15 am - 1:15 pm

Interactive session Happy City Lab

Design of cities, quality of life, mobility and social inclusion, citizen interaction

Moderation: Marten Sims (United Kingdom/Canada)

1:15 - 2:30 pm


2:30 - 2:45 pm

Introduction into the afternoon workshops and trainings

Moderator: Martin Proesler

3:00 - 5:30 pm

Workshops and trainings

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