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News from the CFLRI's Physical Activity for Public Health Practitioners Course

Blue Mountain Resort, September 21-24, 2006

Funding has enabled us to extend the early bird registration deadline
until June 15th. The regular registration deadline has also been
extended. Spaces however are limited to ensure a quality experience so
don't delay if you want to ensure your spot.

The draft schedule for the course has been posted, as have an updated
brochure and a sponsorship and exhibitor application form.  This
course is applicable to those who promote physical activity at the
municipal, provincial or federal level; as a staffer of an NGO or a
member of the Coalition for Active Living; or, as an educator, urban
planner or recreation professional.

If you need to access the most up to date physical activity research,
public health data and scientific information; communicate the benefits
of physical activity; understand and use social marketing for physical activity programming;
develop and implement community partnerships and community level
interventions; learn from best practices and understand what works in
individual, policy and environmental physical activity interventions;
and measure physical activity and programming success, then this is the
one course you will not want to miss! This is a unique opportunity to
learn from and  interact with both national and international
experts, and your peers, in a weekend filled with of lectures, small
group discussions and networking opportunities.

Course fees include

  • all lectures, plenary discussion sessions, networking opportunities;
  • unique access to faculty for the entire weekend;
  • networking with peers from around the country;
  • pre-course reading in seminal articles, slides and course materials;
  • all meals and refreshment breaks;
  • shuttle transportation to and from Toronto Pearson International Airport; and
  • conference rates for hotel accommodation and airfare.

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