Velo Mondial 2000,the global bicycle conference held in Amsterdam, June 2000 was a great success and exceeded the expectations of many, organizers and participants alike. The conference was called: The Versatile Approach and the extra curricular activities offered included:
- The Municipal Symposium
The Expert Group Meeting in Amsterdam and Delft
Symposium Land Use and Travel Behavior
The Bicycle Festival
The Interactive Training Program
The Photo Exhibition
Excursions to Antwerp, Gelderland and Utrecht.
Together we made Velo Mondial 2000 a success in so many ways. We thank the sponsors and the other financiers of the conference. We would like to thank the Dutch Departments of Transport and of the Environment and the European Union. Especially we would like to thank the City of Amsterdam, host to the conference. Finally we would like to thank the Dutch Cyclists Union who took the initiative organizing the conference, the board of the foundation, Joep Huffener, Clasien Slebos and Oliver Hatch who really made a difference.
- On the conference website you will find the original Velo Mondial 2000 information. In addition we have added the proceedings of the conference. These proceedings contain:
The Amsterdam Declaration as adopted during the conference;
The papers as they were presented in the workshops and sub-plenaries;
Speeches from the plenary sessions, the Bicycle Festival and the reception;
Some session reports from the session chairs;
The position papers which were submitted by some conference delegates.