8:30am – Arrival / Check In

9:00am – Welcome Address – “The Need”

Doug will open the day with welcoming remarks and  provide a brief overview of the state of physical inactivity in Maine and associated health risks.

9:20am – Keynote – Mike Lydon (click here for more)

Encouraging Physical Activity: Creative Ways to Get Maine Moving Now

10:15am – Morning Breakout Session (see topics below)

11:30am – EveryBody Walk Documentary & Success Stories from around Maine

Join us for this multi media presentation for all.  The “EveryBody Walk Documentary” followed immediately by-

Fast and Furious…Success stories from around Maine:  Listen to five 5-minute slide show presentations from Maine communities who have made great strides to improve walkability and bikeability: AnneMarie Davee from Freeport, Joanne Joy and Nate Rudy from Gardiner, Peter Smith from Carabasset Valley, Robin Mcintosh from Camden and Crystal Hitchings from Washington County.  In the pecha-kucha style, but limited to 5 minutes each, your peers will present their success stories. The quick presentations will be interspersed with physical activity to get your blood and limbs moving!

12:30pm – Lunch

Lunch will be provided by Bangor’s own Verve; a variety of vegetarian, beef, chicken and chorizo burritos with whole grain tortillas and organic brown rice. Morning and afternoon refreshments provided by the church will include healthy selections of fruits, bagels, coffee, teas and water..

1:15pm – Afternoon Breakout Session #1 (see topics below)

2:30pm – Afternoon Breakout Session #2 (see topics below)


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