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The Power of Walking Conference

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Riddel Hall

185 Stranmillis Road

Belfast

BT9 5EE

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Booking for this conference has now closed. Please contact Claire Saunders if you wish to be added to the wait list. c.saunders@outdoorrecreationni.com or phone: 028 9030 3930.
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Join us for "The Power of Walking" Conference on Thursday 14th November 2019 in Riddel Hall, Queen's University Belfast.

About this Event

Achieving a stronger culture of walking offers enormous potential benefits for the local population in Northern Ireland. Walking can deliver on meeting three Programme for Government Framework (PfG) outcomes and up to 10 PfG indicators, straddling health, mental health, equality, infrastructure, environment, community and culture.

The Conference will feature renowned experts from the health, environment, social and physical activity sectors, showcasing the latest research, practices and evidence. Speakers include Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Michael McBride, Dr William Bird MBE of Intelligent Health, Professor Marie Murphy of University of Ulster and hosted by Mr. Dawson Stelfox MBE.

The themes of the Conference include:

  • How walking creates physical activity, mental health, environmental and social benefits
  • The transformative role of walking in communities and health sector
  • The role of walking within social prescribing and green exercise

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The conference will be of particular interest to policymakers and decision-makers and those with a lead role in:

  • Public health
  • Physical activity
  • Community planning
  • Leisure, recreation & sport
  • Social prescribing
  • Mental health
  • Outdoor recreation
  • Research on the above areas

Please book now for this FREE Conference via Eventbrite. Tickets are subject to availability and organisers may contact you to discuss your booking if necessary.

For any questions about this event please contact:

Claire Saunders. E: c.saunders@outdoorrecreationni.com | P: 028 9030 3930

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