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Date: March 22, 2013
Time: 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Registration: 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Janice Johnson Dias, President of GrassROOTS Community Foundation and Assistant Professor, City University of New York, John Jay College of Criminal Justice
Location: Hilton Garden Inn, 235 Hoosick Street, Troy, NY 12180
Registration has reached maximum capacity and is now closed. Please email Martine Edmund at email@example.com to be alerted if space becomes available.
Good news! You can join the conference via live stream on Friday March 22, here www.totalwebcasting.com/live/nyam
The Designing a Strong and Healthy New York Coalition (DASH-NY) is holding a conference in Troy, NY on March 22, 2013 focusing on community partnerships that will end obesity disparities. Many of our communities in New York State have engaged in unique partnerships to encourage healthier lifestyles through policy, systems, and environmental changes that will prevent obesity and chronic disease. This conference will give participants the opportunity to learn about and share relevant and innovative strategies, research, and success stories that are working to create strong and healthy communities across New York State.
View the full agenda here.
Hilton Garden Inn
235 Hoosick Street
Troy, NY 12180
Breakfast and lunch will be provided.
Shuttle service from the Albany International Airport or the Albany-Rensselaer Amtrak Station is available. Please contact the hotel concierge at 518-272-1700 for assistance with shuttle reservations.
Tickets are available for online purchase through March 21, 2013.
For more information, please contact Martine Edmund at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Twitter: @DASH_NY Hashtag: #DASHNY2013
About the Speaker(s)
Janice Johnson-Diaz, PhD, GrassROOTS Community Foundation
Michelle Davis, PhD, Department of Health and Human Services
Stephen Cook, MD, MPH, FAAP, FTOS, University of Rochester Department of Pediatrics, Healthi Kids Coalition
Shavon Arline-Bradley, NAACP
Barbara Devore, Independent Living Center of Hudson Valley
Assunta Bowers, Buffalo Public School District
Mark Bowers, Department of Transportation
Jason Harper & Laura Heery, Congress for the New Urbanism
Tatiana Orlov, City Harvest: Healthy Neighborhoods
Aurash Khawarzad, Change Administration: Open Transportation Planning
Emily Light, PriceChopper Wellness Program: Worksite Wellness
Amy Klein, Capital District Community Gardens
Dennis Derryck, Corbin Hill Farm
Jacqueline Martinez-Garcel, NYS Health Foundation
Bonnie DeVinney, Greater Rochester Health Foundation
Alyse Sabina, The Aetna Foundation
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