TUESDAY 21 MARCH 2017 - 11:30 to 13:00 SESSION 3 – STRATEGY

B: Municipalities & commercial use of cargo bikes Panel discussion

Ton Daggers IBC, Utrecht, The Netherlands (Session Moderator)

Ton Daggers is owner of IBC Cycling Consultancy and has worked for more than 20 years in cycling promotion programmes in Latin American and European cities. Ton Daggers is also task manager for Non- Motorized Transport for Cities for Mobility and is a member of the board of directors of the MOVILIZATION foundation a worldwide city network promoting accessible cities. Ton has given lectures and training courses in Asia, Colombia, Peru, Brazil, and many European countries. Ton is now actually involved in promoting shared cargo bike systems in Utrecht, (NL) with a growing fleet of 10 electric cargo bikes. http://www.movilization.org/home/


Johannes Gruber, DLR Institute of Transport Research, Berlin, Germany (B8)

Johannes is a research associate at DLR’s Institute of Transport Research, dealing with urban freight transport since 2011. The commercial use of cargo cycles has always been one of his key interests. He manages projects funded by the Federal Ministry of the Environment as well as the Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure in order to assess efficient and sustainable uses of cargo cycles for urban deliveries and services.


Wolfgang Beecken, First Mile, Hamburg, Germany (B9)

Wolfgang has more than 15 years in the courier, express delivery and parcel industry - among others: DHL Worldwide Express, GO! and Securicor Omega Express International. Wolfgang spent 3 years in Singapore as head of an advertising and PR agency. Since August 2013 he is part of the project advisory board of the VCD Verkehrsclub Deutschland e.V. (mobility and traffic club of Germany) on the subject of cargo bikes. Since November 2014, he has been a partner in the advisory firm "first mile" (www.first-mile.eu). He is a member of BdKEP (German federal association of courier, express and postal companies) - the most important interest group in Germany for medium-sized courier, express and postal service providers.

Martin Posset, Thinkport Vienna - Smart Urban Logistics Lab, BOKU University,

Vienna, Austria (B10)


Since 2012, Martin has been an external lecturer for intermodal transport at the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna.