SRITC Virtual Cafe: BYOC

SRITC Virtual Cafe: BYOC

In the first Virtual Cafe of 2022, we're focusing on the opportunities and challenges associated with integrating the movement of parcels and passengers. Once upon a time, the post bus fulfilled this role.

However, in recent decades it's disappeared from our communities. The drive to reduce carbon emissions from private and commercial vehicles coupled with an increase in home deliveries mean fresh thinking is needed on how the movement of parcels and passegers can be integrated. 

“Can Parcels and Passengers become travel buddies in rural areas?”

To discuss this question and present possible practical solutions, you'll hear from a panel of experts representing the rural and islands, and academic communities who will share the knowledge they have gained through first-hand experience and formalised research.  

As always, there will be plenty of time after the presentations for Q&A and an opportunity to share your experiences and stories of living, working and supporting the travel needs of your community.

Remember BYOC means Bring Your Own Cake so get baking (or buying) so you can share your photos and create “cake envy".


How do I access the Virtual Cafe?

Joining instructions including a Zoom meeting weblink will be emailed to after you've registered. Reminder emails sent 48, 24 and 2 hours before the event will also contain the Zoom link.

All you need to do is click on the link and, if prompted, enter the security password that will be included in the email. 

What technology will I need to join the Virtual Cafe?*

All you need is a PC/Laptop with a microphone and internet connection. If you have a headset please connect that to your computer to ensure that you can be heard clearly if you want to ask questions during the event.  

Do I need to have a Webcam to join the Virtual Cafe?

No. While most computers have webcams, it’s not mandatory that you use it during the virtual Cafe.

Can I join by phone? 

Yes you can join using a landline or mobile phone. Access phone numbers will be included in your registration confirmation email.

Can I promote the event on social media?

You certainly can. If you have a Twitter account, please use the handle #SRITC2022

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

If you have any questions ahead of the event feel free to email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

If it helps and you aren’t used to using the link through Zoom, then let us know and we can buddy you up. Zoom doesn’t take much broadband compared to Skype but if internet connection is going to be a problem let us know.


Event Information

Event Date 25-02-2022 10:30 am
Event End Date 25-02-2022 11:30 am
Available place 46
Cut off date 24-02-2022 10:30 am
Location Online