Walk21 Hong Kong Walking and Liveable Communities 3-7 October 2016

On October 3-7, Civic Exchange and Walk 21 are hosting the 17th International Walk21 Conference on Walking and Liveable Communities in Hong Kong. Join this premier event and experience firsthand how “pedestrian-first” environments promote economic growth, social inclusion and a plethora of other benefits that contribute to overall wellbeing. This is the first-ever Walk21 Conference in Asia, and you are only doorsteps away from joining this community that is dedicated to the promotion of walkability and urban liveability!

Walk21 Hong Kong
Walking and Liveable Communities
3-7 October 2016
Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre

This Conference is essential for government officials, transport operators, property developers, business executives, tourism promoters, technology service providers, healthcare practitioners, urban planners, academics and anyone who is interested in the implications of walkable cities in the overall scheme of a society’s wellbeing. The Walk21 Hong Kong Conference will bring together over 500 delegates with world-class speakers from a number of disciplines including city mayors, industry specialists, chief executives, civil society organizations and leading academics. See our speakers.
What we need now is you. Participation in the Walk 21 Hong Kong Conference will help you in your professional life. You will be able to meet with fellow professionals and practitioners, colleagues and government officials speak about and support issues that are important to the work that you do. Hear the sharing of best practice, understand more about government policies and increase your productivity. The Conference is an interactive one and networking opportunities abound!
Here are some Conference highlights below:

  • Walking between layers: Making Planning and Environmental Laws Effective for all Pedestrians; Identifying Pedestrian Infrastructure Priorities; Let’s Reclaim our Streets!
  • Walking with Multiple Benefits: Shifting Policy to Nurture Grassroots Public Spaces; Children and Senior Mobility; The Shift from Car-Oriented to People-Oriented.
  • Walking Smart: Technology and Creative Engagement on the Street; An Exploration of Smart
  • Technology in the Urban Realm; Enhancing Walkability with Apps.
  • Walking Together: Reclaiming Streets in Asian Cities; Community-Led Design; Fostering
  • Inclusive, Sustainable Urban Mobility Lifestyles.
  • Healthy, Safe Walking: How Active Mobility Serves Transport and Public Health; Pedestrian
  • Accidents’ Characteristics and Countermeasures on the Community Road; Improving Walkability to Reduce Obesity.