Last year we brought a bicycle designer, Stephen Fitzgerald, to Fluxible Conference. Stephen was a part of our long tradition of bringing in folks from areas adjacent to traditional UX. This year, we're carrying on with the bicycling theme but with a different focus.
Darren Kropf is an Active Transportation Planning Project Manager for the City of Kitchener, with a focus on Complete Streets. He brings his professional background of neighbourhood development and community engagement in the non-profit sector to transportation planning by finding fun and creative ways to partner with the community in making streets safer for all modes of transportation. Darren is proud to call Kitchener home and can often be spotted taking his kids around the neighbourhood on his cargo bike, frequently stopping for ice cream along the way.