Saturday, April 12, 2008 Agenda

Saturday, April 12, 2008 Agenda

7:15 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.: Breakfast

7:30 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.: Breakfast Roundtable Discussions

8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.: Plenary Presentations
1) Motorized Transportation Trips, Employer Sponsored Transit Program and Physical Activity, Ugo Lachapelle, Msc., University of British Columbia
2) Exploring the Inner-city Paradox: Poverty, Neighborhood Walkability, and Obesity, Gina Lovasi, Ph.D., M.P.H., Columbia University

9:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.: Break and Group Physical Activity
Led by the YMCA of Metropolitan Washington Youth Physical, Healthy, and Driven (PHD) Program

10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.: Panel Presentation

Understanding the Media: A Session with Journalists

A panel of national reporters from television, radio, and print will present what they want and need from researchers and health experts, and they will describe what makes a good story. They will each speak briefly and will answer questions. Then be prepared to do interviews with journalists!

Barbara McCann, McCann Consulting

Panel Members:
• Susan Dentzer, NewsHour
• Rob Stein, Washington Post

11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.: Funders Update

12:00 p.m. - 12:30 p.m.: Youth Reporting, Closing Remarks, and Give-Away Prizes
James F. Sallis, Ph.D., Active Living Research

Five youth reporters attended the Advocacy Breakout Discussions on Thursday during the conference.  Each then gave a short talk on their experiences at the close of the conference. Their conference summary remarks are available.