The Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) Alberta/NWT regional office, Alberta Health Services, Alberta Centre for Active Living and the Alberta Policy Coalition for Cancer Prevention hosted the Built Environment Forum on January 18th, 2011 at the University of Alberta.
The overall goal of the meeting was to provide a forum for the sharing of information on the built environment by stakeholders and key informants.
The objectives were to:
Built Environment Forum Report (33 pages, PDF): This report outlines the details of the Built Environment Forum .
(To play .MOV files, download a free version of QuickTime.)
Lessons from Peel, Ontario on the Built Environment (MOV, 45 min).
Presented by Tom Slomke, Development Planning Services, and Gayle Bursey, Chronic Disease and Injury Prevention, Region of Peel.
What are the opportunities to influence the built environment across sectors? (entire panel presentation) (MOV, 57 min)
Below are the individual panel presentations:
Dean Cooper, Stantec Consulting (MOV, 10 min)
Ian Hosler, Walkable Edmonton, City of Edmonton (MOV, 10 min)
Olimpia Pantelimon, Alberta Municipal Affairs (MOV, 6 min)
Gerry Predy, Alberta Health Services (MOV, 11 min)
David Thompson, PolicyLink Research and Consulting (MOV, 19 min)
Alberta land-use framework - Olimpia Pantelimon, Municipal Affairs, Government of Alberta (MOV, 6 min)
Health and built environments: Community building for food security - Susan Roberts, Community Building Resources and Growing Food Security in Alberta
Measuring the association between micro-level features of the built environment and individual health outcomes data - Don Schopflocher and Eric Van Spronsen, Centre for Health Promotion Studies, University of Alberta (MOV, 10 min)
Physical inactivity in the 21st century: Is it time to rage against the machine? - John Spence, Faculty of Physical Education and Recreation, University of Alberta (MOV, 7 min)
Transit-oriented development - Erik Backstrom, City of Edmonton (MOV, 6 mins)
Understanding community perceptions of the built and social environment using Photovoice - Laura Nieuwendyk and Candace Nykiforuk, Centre for Health Promotion Studies, University of Alberta (MOV, 8 min)
Walking to school - Bev Esslinger, Safe Healthy Active People Everywhere (SHAPE) (MOV, 11 min)
For more information on the built environment, visit our Resources section.