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Alaska Walk & Bike Virtual Conference

June 9 - June 12

The 2020 Alaska Walk and Bike Conference is going virtual, and now it’s free. It will take place from 9:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. on Tuesday through Friday, June 9-12.

Each day will open with a specialist discussing the science and evidence followed by another speaker who will feature an Alaska example. There will be an opportunity for attendees to ‘chat’ and share information after each day’s events.

The topics for each day are:

  • Tuesday, June 9 — Walk to Connect
  • Wednesday, June 10 — Walk to Prevent COVID-19
  • Thursday, June 11 — Parks and Health
  • Friday, June 12 — Biking to Health

Some of our speakers include Ana Lucaci and Nicole Huegenin of Denver-based Walk2Connect; Dr. Elliot Bruhl, Chief Medical Officer for the SouthEast Alaska Regional Health Consortium; Bonita Banks, RN of South Peninsula Hospital in Homer; Maeve Nevins-Lavtar from the Municipality of Anchorage; Sarana Schell of AARP Alaska; Ken McLeod of the League of American Bicyclists; Lee Hart of the Alaska Outdoor Alliance; and Charlie Lowell of the Sustina Bicycle Institute.

A schedule and free online registration form will be posted in the near future. For more information, contact Dawn Groth at [email protected].

Details

Start:
June 9
End:
June 12
Website:
https://walkbikealaska.wordpress.com/

Venue

Virtual

Organizer

Walk/Bike Alaska
Email:
dawn.groth@alaska.gov
Website:
https://walkbikealaska.wordpress.com/