Bringing together leading researchers and practitioners to address the growing childhood physical inactivity crisis. for the 2014 Global Summit on the Physical Activity of Children to make sure that you are part of this game-changing event. Early Bird rates are in effect until January 31, 2014!
Active Healthy Kids Canada proudly presents the Global Summit on the Physical Activity of Children May 19-22, 2014 in beautiful Toronto, Canada.
This four day conference will bring together those who are working to resolve the growing childhood physical inactivity crisis. Anyone whose work touches physical activity for children should count this among the must-attend events for 2014.
Professional Development Opportunity to help you Power the Movement
If you are looking to enhance the work that you do to get children more active, attending the Global Summit will give you the knowledge, tools and fresh insight that will help you maximize resources and build better policies, programs, campaigns to get kids moving. The Global Summit has been designed to provide you with the best available evidence to guide work by attending one of the four tracks: home, school, community and policy. Througout the Summit delegates will have the opportunity to meet and network with passionate physical activity experts and innovators and learn from both their successes and their missteps to engage ALL children and youth in physical activity.
Program at a Glance Now Available! Take a look at the just-released program to see how you can focus on core areas of interest related to childhood physical activity, or plan a diverse schedule covering a broad range of topics to expand your knowledge base and develop fresh approaches to your own work. All workshop and oral presentations are listed!
Late Breaking Call for Abstracts: Submit before March 14, 2014
Download the new 2014 Global Summit Brochure HERE
Register now to secure your spot!
Keynote Announced: Enhancing Research Capacity in Physical Activity: The Power of Global Partnerships presented by Peter T. Katzmarzyk, PhD, FACSM, FAHA
Keynote Announced: Let’s Move!: Moving a Nation towards a Healthier Future Active Kids Do Better: Why We Must Create Early, Positive Physical Activity Experiences for Youth Now to Ensure a Brighter Future presented by Shellie Y. Pfohl, M.S.
January 31, 2014 - Deadline to register for early bird pricing.
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