Sunday, February 22, 2015 Agenda

Sunday, February 22, 2015 Agenda

ALR Annual Conference

3-HOUR Conference Workshop Sessions (3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.)

1) Systematic Observation of Physical Activity using iSOPARC: An iPad Application for Research and Practice
Troy Carlton, MS, MBA, North Carolina State University; Thomas McKenzie, PhD, San Diego State University; Luis Suau, PhD, Shaw University

2) Engaging the Research Community in Accelerating Policy Change
Jill Birnbaum, JD, Voices for Health Kids American Heart Association; Sally Wong, PhD, RD, CDN, Voices for Health Kids American Heart Association; Debbie Hornor, BA, Voices for Health Kids American Heart Association

3) Influencing Active Living Policy and Practice: How Can I Improve My Pitch?
Billie Giles-Corti, PhD, McCaughey VicHealth Centre for Community Wellbeing, The University of Melbourne; Peter McCue, Executive Officer, NSW Premier's Council for Active Living, Sydney, Australia; Tracy Delaney, PhD, Public Health Alliance of Southern California; William Fulton, Kinder Institute for Urban Research, Rice University

4) Strategies, Techniques and Best Practices for Building a Multinational Collaboration to Promote Physical Activity
Rebecca E. Lee, PhD, Arizona State University, Juan Lopez y Taylor, MD, University of Guadalajara, Lucie Lévesque, PhD, Queen’s University

5) Auditing the Pedestrian Environment: A Brief Tool for Practitioners & Community Members
Chad Spoon, MRP, Active Living Research; Jessa Engelberg, PhD Candidate, UCSD / SDSU Public Health Joint Doctoral Program

1.5-HOUR Conference Workshop Session 1 (3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.)

1) Unlocking the Commuting Story from Body-Worn Accelerometer Data
Malcolm Granat, PhD, University of Salford; Douglas Maxwell, BSc, PAL Technologies Ltd

2) Getting the Most Bang for Your Buck in Public Health Policy: Using the CHOICES Model for Cost-Effectiveness Analysis of Childhood Physical Activity Interventions
Catherine Giles, MPH, Harvard School of Public Health Prevention Research Center; Angie Cradock, ScD, Harvard School of Public Health Prevention Research Center; Jessica Barrett, MPH, Harvard School of Public Health Prevention Research Center

3) Getting Them To Listen: Tools for Community and Decision Maker Engagement
Teresa Penbrooke, MAOM, CPRE, North Carolina State University, GP RED, and GreenPlay LLC

4) Putting a Monetary Value on Health from Cycling and Walking: Using the World Health Organization’s Health Economic Assessment Tool (HEAT)
Nick Cavill, PhD, MPH, MFPH, Cavill Associates Ltd

5) UrbanFootprint: Developing and Applying an Evidence-based Health Assessment Tool for the State of California
Larry Frank, PhD, Urban Design 4 Health; Allison Joe, MA, California Strategic Growth Council; Gordon Garry, MA, Sacramento Area Council of Governments; Elizabeth Baca, PhD, California’s Governor’s Office

1.5-HOUR Conference Workshop Session 2 (5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.)

1) Open Streets: A Culture of Health for All
Gil Peñalosa, MBA, PhDhc, 8-80 Cities; Alyssa Bird, MScPl, 8-80 Cities

2) Systematic Observation of Physical Activity and Its Contexts
Thomas McKenzie, PhD, San Diego State University; Monica Lounsbery, PhD, University of Nevada, Las Vegas

3) Using Technology Tools to Affect the Policy and Practice of Community Use of K-12 Public School Facilities
Jeff Vincent, PhD, UC Berkeley Center for Cities and Schools

4) Promoting Science in the Public Health Policy Process: Tools and Resources for Researchers, Practitioners, and Advocates
Keshia M. Pollack, PhD, MPH, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health; Shannon Frattaroli, PhD, MPH, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

5) Using Technology for Community-based Advocacy and Environmental Change: The Community Park Audit Tool App (eCPAT)
Gina M. Besenyi, MPH, University of South Carolina; Sonja A. Wilhelm Stanis, PhD, University of Missouri; Andrew T. Kaczynski, PhD, University of South Carolina; Travis Smith, PhD, National Recreation and Park Assocaiton

6) Community Commons: A National Data, Mapping and Reporting Platform to Support Policy Implementation
Chris Fulcher, PhD, CARES-University of Missouri; Roxanne Median-Fulcher, JD, Institute for People, Place and Possibility (IP3)

6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Networking Welcome Reception