Annick Roetynck 
European Twowheel Retailers' Association 


Saturday September 3, 2011 from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM CEST

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Eurobike, Friedrichshafen 
meeting room Berlin, Foyer East, 1 floor 


ETRA associated members: free
Twowheel Retailers: free
LEVA members, but not associated members: € 100
All others: € 150 
Press: free

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Eurobike Electric Bike Business Seminar 

Draft programme:

Chairman: Erik Oddershede, ETRA President  - Moderator: Ed Benjamin, LEVA Chairman

9.00   : Doors open

9.30   : Opening of the seminar and welcome by Erik Oddershede

9.35   : Machinery Directive – Wilhelm Sonntag, Department Manager Mechanical Products, 
TÜV Rheinland (tbc)
- how to comply with the technical requirements of the Machinery Directive
- how to comply with the administrative requirements of the Machinery Directive
- self-certification vs certification by a test-house/notified body

10.20 : Questions and answers

10.45 : Coffee break

11.00 :  Review of the Type-Approval  - Annick Roetynck, ETRA Secretary General
- State of affairs on the legal procedure
-  Impact on electric bicycles

11.30 : Questions and answers

12.00 : Possible use of satellite applications in the (electric) bike business, by Stefanie Reetz, Eurisy Policy Coordinator. Eurisy is a European non-profit association bridging space and society.

12.15 : Exchange of ideas between Eurisy and the (electric) bike business

12.45 : Conclusions by the moderator

13.00 : Closure of the seminar by the Chairman