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Wednesday, 27 April 2016

Pro Walk/Pro Bike/Pro Place 2016

Pro Walk/Pro Bike/Pro Place will convene in Vancouver, BC, September 12-15, 2016 at the Sheraton Wall Centre. Hotel rooms are available at the Sheraton at a special conference rate of $199 CAN. The location typifies Vancouver’s particular kind of livability: amidst a dense urban core can be found resilient neighborhoods, a network of innovative urban bikeways, open space, connections to public transit, dozens of unique destinations within walking distance and (most importantly)  a culture that embraces active transportation for health, for sustainability and for fun.  

Vancouver’s high quality of life comes from decisions made decades ago, when the city rejected the thrall of freeways and car culture, opting instead to preserve its walkable urban core. In the intervening years, progressive public policy in mobility, governance, health and resilience have made the city the global benchmark on livability. We thought that made Vancouver the perfect place for our conference.

Schedule at a Glance
All conference activities, unless otherwise noted, will be held at the Sheraton Wall Centre Hotel.
(Note: This schedule is subject to change)

Monday, September 12
8am - 5pm
Shoulder meetings and trainings
Noon - 5pm
Pre Conference Mobile Workshops
3 - 7pm
Networking Reception & Registration
Vancouver Evening Activities

Tuesday, September 13
8 - 9:30am
Opening Plenary
10am - 5pm
Breakouts and Lunch Plenary
Vancouver Evening Activities

Wednesday, September 14
8 - 9:30am
Breakfast Plenary
10am - Noon
Morning Breakout Sessions
1 - 5pm
Mobile Workshops
6 - 8pm
Networking Party

Thursday, September 15
8 - 9am
Continental Breakfast
9 - Noon
Pecha Kucha Sessions
Noon - 1:30pm
Closing Plenary

For more information, please visit: http://walkbikeplaces.org/

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