Modeshift convention 2020 - Call for papers is open - closes March 31st

The 2020 Modeshift Convention will take place at the Athena Conference Centre in Leicester. Do you want to present to the nation's leading industry professionals

Dates Doors open from 09.30am November 5th and ends around 14.00 on November 6th

This year's agenda.

Sustainable and Active Travel.Planning, partnerships and delivery, brings together a huge range of teams and individuals with experience from a whole host of backgrounds.The 2020 Modeshift Convention will celebrate and share best practice on all that is good about the connecting the dots between good planning, strong partnerships and effective delivery.

We are now welcoming papers on the following themes:

  • Access fund revisited – Three-year plans, review, results and lessons learned

  • Planning for sustainable travel – a review of action plans/strategies, good infrastructure

  • Effective planning (Development control)

  • Effective partnerships (Schools, workplaces and communities)

  • Effective delivery (schoosl, workplaces and communities)

  • Putting it in practice – plans, partnerships and delivery

If you are interested to present please email and answer the following questions

1. Which area above will your presentation best sit?
2. Presentation synopsis - Proposed title and what you plan to cover
3. How long you would need ie 15 / 20 mins
4. Name of presenter/s and organisation/s
5. Presentation style and is there anything you plan to do that will make your presentation stand out?

Deadline to submit is March 31st - Send your submissions to

Book your place SOON.

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Convention Frequently Asked Questions

What does my Modeshift Membership include for the Modeshift Convention?

Each Modeshift Local authority has one space at the Modeshift Convention included in the Modeshift Convention. To Redeem this space select ticket option "1) Modeshift Membership Place and Pre Paid tickets". Some Local Authorities have booked their additional spaces in advance, you can also redeem these tickets with this option. Please note Modeshift will be cross referencing pre paid places and bookings

I have booked tickets with accommodation. When will I find out my accommodation arrangements?

We will be handle the accommodation arrangements in house and will notify you of your hotel in due course.

I need to change my booking details, can I make changes?

Yes, you can. make the necessary changes through you E-ticket email

I only want to attend one day of the conference, is this possible?

Yes is it, please select one of the one day ticket options on our Eventbrite page.

Can I only attend the National Sustainable Travel Awards Evening?

Yes is it, please select one of the Awards evening ticket option on our Eventbrite page.

I don't require accommodation, what option is available for me?

We have a none accommodation rate available. Please note each local authority member has access to one full convention ticket per authority, this includes accommodation and Modeshift will not be subsidising this place.


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