luminary 'lu:min(e)ri/ noun a person who inspires or influences other, especially one prominent in a particular sphere
Cycling Luminaries Awards - an integral part of Velo-city Global 2014
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The Cycling Promotion Fund, with Velo-city 2014, announced the Cycling Luminaries Award winners during the Velo-city Global 2014 conference in Adelaide. They showcased achievements to a global audience.
The global conference's high profile Key Note Speakers personally presented the Awards to our winners as part of the proceedings in Plenary sessions.
FIRST NATIONS: Grant Pinnington, Cycling for Culture Tour (read more)
Above L-R: Minister for Transport Stephen Mulligan, Astrid Melchers, Grant Pinnington with the First Nations Award, Lord Mayor Stephen Yarwood, Christine Meijborg, MC Adam Spencer.
CYCLING FOR THE NEXT GENERATION: Mark Allen, Principal of the Trinity Beach State School, Cairns Queensland for 'bikebus' (read more)
Above L-R; Minister for Transport Stephen Mulligan, Mark Allen 'bikebus', Lord Mayor Stephen Yarwood and MC Adam Spencer
PIMP MY BIKE - CYCLE CHIC: Alice Lewis, Night Brigade (read more)
Above: Alice Lewis receives Award from CPF's Government Relations Manager, Stephen Hodge.
BIKE CULTURE AND BEHAVIOUR CHANGE: Pip Carrol, The Squeaky Wheel (read more)
Above: Pip Carroll - Squeaky Wheel with Ethan Kent.
LEADERSHIP - AUSTRALIA: Melvin Mansell, Editorial Director News Corporation (SA/WA/NT/TAS) (read more)
Above L-R: Julian Ferguson (BikeSA) with Advertiser's Editorial Director, Melvin Mansell
receiving Leadership Award from CPF General Manager, Peter Bourke.
BUILT ENVIRONMENT AND URBAN PLANNING: the National Heart Foundation of Australia (read more)
Above: Mary Barry, CEO Heart Foundation with Adam Spencer.
LEADERSHIP - INTERNATIONAL: Daniel Kofler - BikeCitizens & BikeCityGuide (read more)
Above: Daniel Kopfler in Austria
About the Awards
The Velo-city Global conference was held in the Adelaide Convention Centre and Adelaide Town Hall from Tuesday 27th May to Friday 30th May.
Key points about the Cycling Luminaries Awards:
- The European Cyclists' Federation's Velo-city conference series is widely considered the premier international planning conference on cycling.
- The Cycling Luminaries Awards celebrate the ideas and people that are driving the future of local, national and international cycling cultures.
- Building on more than a decade of delivering the Bicycling Achievement Awards the Cycling Promotion Fund is proud to join with Velo-City Global 2014 to host the Cycling Luminaries Awards.
The full Velo-city Global program can be viewed here.
The Velo-city Global 2014 website can be viewed here.