Important dates:

  • Abstract submission24 August 2017
  • Early bird registration10 November 2017

As with previous events in the series, the 2018 Active Living Research Annual Conference will bring together active living researchers and champions from around the world to advance knowledge and action around active communities.

The 2018 conference theme is 'Future-Proofing Activity: Application Across Sectors'. Delegates will be challenged to consider the future of activity across all sectors, and reflect upon applications that will minimise the detrimental effects of technology while maximising the beneficial effects by way of intentional design.

Topics include:       

  • Active transportation
  • Aging in place
  • Building partnerships
  • Economic benefits
  • Health equity
  • Parks and recreation
  • Physical activity
  • Policy and environmental strategies
  • Public health
  • Research translation
  • Rural environments
  • School policies and environments
  • Tools and measures of active environments
  • Urban planning for healthy communities         

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