Call for proposals
We invite everyone willing to share a useful experience, innovative approach, interesting case study or a project to submit proposal and become a speaker at the 5th International Cycling Congress in Moscow!
Formulate the topic and thesis of your presentation. You can read more about formats below.
Submit your proposal by filling out the form. Applications are accepted from December 10 to January 31, 2020. We inform you of the results until February 10, 2020.
In case of approval of your proposal please prepare your presentation in accordance with the recommendations.
Two official languages of the Congress: English and Russian
Who will I be presenting to?
More than 600 attendees from Russia, CIS, Europe, the U.S., Canada.

  • policymakers of federal, provincial and local levels, representatives of city administrations
  • leaders of NGOs engaged in creating comfortable urban environment and promoting cycling
  • employees of design, planning, engineering and transport organizations
  • business community
  • interested general public
  • journalists
    Which format of the presentation should I expect?

    In order to facilitate discussion, stimulate interaction and make presentations as engaging as possible the sections will be held in different formats such as:

    • panel discussions
    • round tables
    • workshops
    • mobile workshops
    • Pecha-Kucha presentations
    • and others.
    You can mention your desirable format and we will try to meet your wishes. However, in the end it will be the organizer to suggest you a format most suitable in the context of the whole program.

    In case your format stands out of the common ones mentioned above (art project etc.), please, don’t hesitate to fill in the Call for proposals form!
    Which main areas will be covered at the Cycling Congress?
    • Road safety and amendments in the traffic code
    • Cycling infrastructure design for the year-round use
    • Maintenance of the year-round cycling infrastructure and streets cleaning in different climates and comunity sizes
    • Instruments of promoting bicycles for transportation
    • Cycling economy and business involvement
    • Activist practices and work of public organizations
    • Bicycle tourism: infrastructure and bike tourism as a tool for regional development
    • Data collection and evaluation practices
    • Technology and Innovations
    • Bike-sharing systems
    Proposal submitted. What’s next?
    No later than one week after the Call deadline you will be contacted by the organizers. If your proposal is approved the organizers will ask you to confirm the topic and discuss the further details such as format, timing and highlights of your presentation. You will be also asked for a short bio and a picture for the website.

    If your proposal is not approved you will be informed about it by the organizer.