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ICBF / ECLF Symposium 2018

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Dear members and friends of ECLF,

In Berlin we celebrated a great European Cycle Logistics Federation Symposium 2018 (ECLFS2018)



10.30 - ­12.00 @ Berlin Senate Department for the Environment, Transport & Climate Protection,

Am Köllnischen Park 3, 10179 Berlin (cargo bike parking/display opportunities in front of the building):

  • 10.30 – 11.30 Delegate registration, collect hire bikes and lunch boxes, welcome snack.
  • 11.30 – 12.00 Welcome to Berlin by ECLF and Berlin Senate, the day‘s programme explained.


12.00 ­ 17.00 @ different venues and locations across Berlin Field trips by (cargo) bike to cycle logistics operations and technical workshops on the latest developments in cycle logistics.


17.15 ­ 20.30 @ the Embassy of the Netherlands, Klosterstraße 50, 10179 Berlin (cargo bike parking/display opportunities outside the embassy).

Joint reception with VELOBerlin and the International Cargo Bike Festival.

  • 17:15 ­ 18.00 Arrival, security check and networking
  • 18.00 ­ 19:15
  • Welcome: Wepke Kingma, Dutch Ambassador to Germany & Ulrike Saade, VELOBerlin organiser
  • Political Keynote: Regine Günther, Berlin Senator for Environment, Transport and Climate Protection (tbc)
  • Scientific Keynote: Susanne Balm, Project Leader Sustainable City Logistics, Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences
  • Q & A session with Richard Armitage, Director, ECLF; Susanne Wrighton, CityChanger Manager, FGM­AMOR; Martin Seissler, Velogista & Germany section of ECLF
  • Announcement International Cargo Bike Festival 2019: Jos Sluijsmans, Director, ICBF + a delegation from the City of Groningen.
  • 19:15 – 20:30 Reception and Networking


20.30 @ Bar Babette, Karl­Marx­Allee 36, 10178 Berlin

(cargo bike parking/display opportunities around the glass pavillion)

The ECLF organising team in Berlin consists of Arne Behrensen (cargobike.jetz) and Martin Seissler (Velogista GmbH).