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2015 AT Summit
Friday, May 29, 2015 - 15:30

Join us for the 2nd Annual Eastern Ontario Active Transportation Summit to network and share the evidence supporting active transportation (AT) in our communities. This event will bring together planners, politicians, recreation, education, health professionals, economic development, businesses and individuals interested in promoting AT.

2015 AT Summit

Wed, 2015-04-29 15:57 -- admin

GOALS

  • Share local and provincial models/successes and evidence to support AT.
  • Define why AT is important locally. Build multi-sector support to increase local opportunities that support AT.
  • Identify and map best practices, local assets and resources.
  • Document recommendations, ideas and action to build local action plans that increase AT support in multiple sectors.
  • Foster partnerships, networks and collaboration.

AGENDA

  • Welcome and Introductions
  • What We Know - Health, Safety, Economic Development and Tourism Potential
  • Risk and Liability - A Risk Assessment and Benefit Perspective
  • Active Transportation and Tourism/Local Economic Development - Uncovering the Data
  • Planning Our Communities - Planner's Table
  • Rail to Trail and Trails Strategy Update
  • Closing the Gap - Mattawa to Ottawa
  • Silver Chain Challenge Launch

SPONSORS

Sponsored and supported by:
County of Renfrew
Physical Activity Network - Renfrew County
Active Transportation - Renfrew County
Mississippi Mills Bicycle Month
Silver Chain Challenge

Time: 
9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Fee: 

General Participation: $55/person
Includes lunch, snack breaks and workshop materials.

Location: 
Carefor
700 Mackay Street
Pembroke, ON K8A 1G6