Fit Cities Fit Towns Canada Conference
The 1st annual Fit Cities Fit Towns Canada Conference, organized by the Housing for Health Project and its partners, is a 1-day conference providing participants with a unique opportunity to learn about the built environment, and planning for healthier communities. The Fit Cities Fit Towns Canada Conference aims to enhance healthier planning, development, design, and construction in our towns and cities provincially and nationally. Strategies for building healthier communities have also been shown to have co-benefits for improving accessibility, the environment and the economy.
Register now for early bird rates, $2.50 for Student Registration and $10.00 for Regular Registration. Early bird rates will expire on February 12, 2021. All funds are charged in Canadian Dollars.
The annual conference shares evidence-based strategies and practice-informed innovations for improving our buildings, neighbourhoods, streets and communities for Healthy Living, including Active Transportation and Active Recreation, Healthy Food and Beverage Access, and Social Connections. There will also be opportunities for connecting with other multi-sector attendees. The Fit Cities Fit Towns Canada Conference will feature expert Keynote presentations and multi-sector panels featuring national and international speakers.
Professional Development Credits
The Fit Cities Fit Towns Canada Conference (virtual) has applied for professional development credits/continuing education credits to provide our attendees.
The following professional development credits/continuing education credits can be earned and collected from the associations below for attending the conference:
● 3.00 Professional Development Hours (PDH) from the Canadian Institute of Public Health Inspectors towards the Continuing Professional Competencies Program (CPC) using the CPC Code CPC-2021-002
● For other professional development credits/continuing education credits, such as for Planners, Architects, Physicians, Other Health Professionals, etc., please check with your respective associations/accrediting bodies about counting Conference attendance as Self-Directed or Unstructured Learning Hours.
If you require Conference documents to submit to your accrediting body, please email Housing for Health at HforH@ualberta.ca.