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From A to B: Employee Wellness and Our Environment

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Alt Hotel Winnipeg

310 Donald Street

Winnipeg, MB R3B 2H3

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The Downtown Winnipeg BIZ & Green Action Centre present

FROM A TO B: EMPLOYEE WELLNESS & OUR ENVIRONMENT

featuring keynote speaker

DR. LARRY FRANK

author of Health and Community Design and Urban Sprawl and Public Health, and Professor and Bombardier Chair in Sustainable Transportation and Health (University of British Columbia).

Join us for an informative afternoon at the Alt Hotel in Downtown Winnipeg. You'll hear from various guest speakers and organizations who are working to create healthier workplaces and communities. Following the keynote, attendees will attend three break-out sessions for a short presentation followed by group discussion.

Break-out topis will be: Healthy and Sustainable Workplaces, Workplace Transportation 101, and Connecting Workplace Health to Our Environment.

$50 tickets ON SALE NOW!

Lunch is included in price as well as a post-event mixer featuring snacks, a complimentary beverage and cash bar. Debrief with your colleagues and network in a relaxed environment.

Contact gohappy@greenactioncentre.ca with any questions.

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Dr. Frank is a Professor in Sustainable Transportation and Public Health at the University of British Columbia and President of Urban Design 4 health, Inc. which builds software tools and documents health impacts of transportation and land development actions. He specializes in the interaction between land use, travel behavior, air quality; and health; and in the energy use, and climate change impacts of urban form policies. He coined the term “walkability” in the early – mid ’90s; his work led to WalkScore and has been cited over 24,000 times making him one of the 2 most cited planning academics. Thompson and Reuters lists him in the top 1% globally as a highly cited researcher. Dr. Frank has published over 150 peer reviewed articles and reports and co-authored two of the leading books – Heath and Community Design and Urban Sprawl and Public Health on which helped to map out the field emerging at the nexus between built, natural, and social environments and health. Dr. Frank works directly with local, regional, provincial or state, and federal agencies and developers to help translate results from leading edge research into practice based tools.

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310 Donald Street

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