Walk21 Active and Safe Routes to School Pre-Conference Workshop

Before the 2011 Walk21 Vancouver Conference officially gets underway, join practitioners from across BC, Canada and the world for a day of learning and discussion on current topics in school- and youth-focussed transportation. This workshop will be an opportunity to meet practitioners and supporters of Active and Safe Routes to School, and address important and emerging topics in the field, including:

  • TDM (Transportation Demand Management) in high schools;
  • Programs and strategies for rural schools and communities; and
  • Road safety in Canada and around the world.
  • Note: if you have a topic you think should be included, please let us know: info@hastebc.org

A morning of introductions and panel presentations will be followed by a catered lunch and an opportunity to network and reflect. The afternoon will see facilitated discussions, allowing participants to delve into the issues, develoli>ideas, and identify possible next steps for action and collaboration. Graphic facilitator extraordinaire Avril Orloff will be documenting the discussions as they unfold, creating a mural to capture the ideas and issues that emerge.

Where: Multipurpose Room #4 / Creekside Community Center / 1 Athletes Way / Vancouver, British Columbia

When: Sunday, October 02, 2011 from 9:00 AM to 3:30 PM

Registration is open now, and involves a nominal fee. Attendants will be asked to share their stories and participate in all aspects of the event: please come ready to introduce yourself and your work, and contribute to the conversation. For those regsitered for the Walk21 conference, the workshop will wrap up in time for you to attend the pre-conference walking tours and the Mayor’s Walk21 opening reception, happening at the same venue.

NOTE: You do not have to be registered for the Vancouver Walk21 Conference to attend this workshop.

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