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The Healthy Communities Partnership: Lanark, Leeds and Grenville has identified two recommended actions, for our communities, in each of the priority areas:

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4th Annual Eastern Ontario Active Transportation Summit

Eastern Ontario Active Transportation Summit

 

Agenda - Wednesday, May 31st - Thursday, June 1st, 2017

Please note that this agenda is subject to change up until the date of the event.

 

Wednesday, May 31st

8:30 - 8:50 - Registration and Refreshments

8:50 - 9:00 - Welcome to Carleton Place

  • Mayor of Carleton Place - Louis Antonakos
    • Welcome and Introduction to June as Bike Month

9:00 - 9:20 - Keynote Speaker:

  • Representative for Eleanor McMahon - Minister of Tourism, Culture and Sport
    • Report on Provincial Direction and Funding

9:20 - 9:50 - Keynote Speaker:

  • Jamie Stuckless - Share the Road Executive Director
    • Share the Road Advocacy Policies and Programs

9:50 - 10:10 - Questions for Keynotes

10:10 - 10:30 - BREAK / Networking

10:30 - 11:00 - Presentation

  • Kate Whitfield
    • Planning for Rural Active Transportation from a Design Perspective

11:00 - 11:40 - Presentation

  • Danielle Shewfelt & Chantal Lalonde
    • Active Transportation isn't one size fits all for municipalities - The two regions' Active Transportation working groups

11:40 - 11:50 - Presentation

  • Danielle Shewfelt & Chantal Lalonde
    • Establishing an Eastern Ontario Active Transportation Network, presentation to introduce the establishment of a network

11:50 - 12:00 - Presentation

  • Judi Varga-Toth
    • Canada Bikes - Encouraging Cycling in Canada

12:00 - 1:00 - LUNCH

  • Mayor's Slow Bike Race, Promotion of Silver Chain Challenge Launch

1:00 - 1:20 - Presentation

  • Brendan Matheson
    • How a local cycling club developed a cycling tourism strategy for a County

1:20 - 1:30 - Introduction to June 1 Workshop

  • Justin Jones
    • Bike Friendly Communities Designation

1:30 - 2:00 - Break-Out Presentations

  • Jonathan Loschmann
    • MMM Group - The importance of having an Active Transportation plan
  • Adam Tilley, Business owner of "The Brake Room" in Belleville
    • Bike Shop/Café/Community building space

2:00 - 2:30 - Presentation

  • Nancy Smith Lea
    • Complete Streets in rural communities

2:30 - 2:45 - BREAK


2:45 - 3:15 - Presentation

  • Hans Moor
    • How the Dutch village of Berkel kept Active Transportation a Priority

3:15 - 4:15 - Open Space Conversation

  • Eastern Ontario Active Transportation Network
  • Rail Trail
  • Other topics identified by participants

4:15 - 4:30 - Wrap-Up

5:00 - 6:00 - Tour of Carleton Place

  • Bike Tour - Ribbon Cutting for Bike Share Program
  • Walking Tour of Carleton Place

Thursday, June 1st

8:30 - 9:00 - Registration and Refreshments

9:00 - 2:00 - Workshop

  • Justin Jones - Manager, Bicycle Friendly Ontario, Share the Road Cycling Coalition
    • Bike Friendly Communities Designation Planning Workshop
    • Working Lunch

2:00 - 5:00 - Workshop

  • Jennifer McCourt - Executive Director, Discovery Routes Trails Organization
    • Planning meeting for the Voyageur Cycling Route Southeast Expansion

     

Contacts


Dr. Paula Stewart

Medical Officer of Health
Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit

Phone: 613-283-2740

*E-mail: Paula.Stewart@healthunit.org

*Please allow up to 48 hours for an email response.


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