Call for host city: 6th European Conference on Sustainable Urban Mobility Plans

The European Commission has opened a call for applications to host the 6th European Conference on Sustainable Urban Mobility Plans, to be held in 2019.

The annual European Conference on Sustainable Urban Mobility Plans is Europe's leading event for all those involved in putting the SUMP concept into practice. It serves as a forum for policy makers and academics across Europe to network, debate key issues and exchange ideas on sustainable urban mobility planning. This event has grown since the first conference in 2014, and now attracts an audience of 450.

The conference series

1st 12-13 June 2014 Planning for a liveable city  Sopot, Poland 
2nd 16-17 June 2015 Sustainable mobility for everyone Bucharest, Romania
3rd 12-13 April 2016 Planning te efficient city Bremen, Germany
4th  29-30 March 2017 Intelligent planning for sustainable mobility Dubrovnik, Croatia
5th 14-15 May 2018 Planning for multimodal cities Nicosia, Cyprus 

Opportunities

As organiser, you become the host city of an official European Commission event and raise your profile as a forerunner in sustainable mobility policy. You benefit from networking opportunities with hundreds of leading professionals in urban mobility planning.

Through the organisation of several site visits, you will be able to showcase your municipality’s best practice to an audience of representatives from European cities.

The ideal host city offers an accessible and versatile conference venue that is able to accommodate up to 500 attendees. Host cities are expected to cover some of the related costs, for example through fundraising from local sponsors.

The call

Please submit your expression of interest by completing File20180326_call_for_host_2019_-_application_form_final.docx and sending it to sump2019 [at] eltis.org by 30 April.