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Chris Boardman MBE to participate in National Conference

Tuesday 23rd July 2013

Chris Boardman MBE is the latest confirmed panellist for the Question Time session at the 2013 National Road Safety Conference.

The 2013 National Road Safety Conference will take place in Harrogate (13-14 November) and is being hosted by Road Safety GB Yorkshire and Humberside Region. The event is co-sponsored by Colas, AA DriveTech and FirstCar.

Chris Boardman works for British Cycling as a policy advisor.

He is an Olympic gold medallist in Barcelona 1992 in the individual pursuit and a bronze medallist in the 1996 Olympics in Atlanta in the road race. He is a three times breaker of the world hour record and three times prologue winner in the Tour de France.

After retiring from professional racing he has held various positions at British Cycling, including head of research and development which has created world leading equipment designs and coaching methods.

Now, as British Cycling’s policy advisor, he applies his forensic mind to issues relating to transport policy and cycle safety.

Chris, a father to six children with his wife Sally-Anne, is passionate about transforming the way we travel by putting cycling at the heart of transport policy.

The Question Time session, which closely follows the format of the BBC programme of the same name, is usually one of the highlights of the conference. It will take place on Thursday 14 November at 11.00am. Other panellists will be announced as they are confirmed.

Click here for more information about the conference, or contact Sally Bartrum or Nick Rawlings on 01379 650112 for more information about attending, exhibiting or sponsoring the conference.

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