Programme 2 March 2018

Action Stations/Boathouse 6, Portsmouth Historic Dockyard


09.00 - Action Stations/Boathouse 6 Exhibition Area

Registration opens. Tea & Coffee served

09.30 - Boathouse 6 Cinema

Plenary session: unlocking funds for health-promoting planning projects

Chair: Adrian Davis, Public Health Consultant, Bristol City Council & Associate Editor, Journal of Transport and Health

Dr Jason Horsley, Joint Director of Public Health, Southampton City Council and Portsmouth City Council

Carl Petrokofsky, Specialist in Public Health, Healthy People, Healthy Places programme, Public Health England

Pam Turton, Transport and Environment, Portsmouth City Council


11.00 - Action Stations/Boathouse 6 Exhibition Area

Tea & Coffee served

11.30 - Boathouse 6 Cinema

11.30 - National Museum of the Royal Navy

Better walking infrastructure

Chair: Christopher Bristow, COO, Betterpoints

What is walking infrastructure?
Becki Cox, Principal Technical Advisor, Living Streets

iWalk: Innovations in Inclusive Walking
Jess Read, Principal Transport Engineer, Witteveen+Bos UK 

How to take walking more seriously
Martin Parretti, Principal Consultant, SYSTRA

Walking & cycling network planning
Simon Pratt, Head of Network Development, Sustrans

Designing-in activity panel

Short presentations followed by facilitated panel discussion

Chair: Carl Petrokofsky, Specialist in Public Health, Healthy People, Healthy Places programme, Public Health England

Locking in activity in new development
Richard Lewis, CEO, Active Planning

An active travel approach to new employment sites
Lesley McAllister, Travel Choices Team, Warrington Borough Council

Designing for activity: a new take on sustainable development
Giulio Ferrini, senior engineer, Sustrans

Changing the way we move around cities: nudge and design
Dominique Le Touze, Consultant in Public Health, Portsmouth City Council

13.00 - Action Stations/Boathouse 6 Exhibition Area

Lunch & Networking

14.00-Boathouse 6 Cinema

14.00 - Horizons Suite

Spatial planning and health

Chair: Florinda Boschetti, Lead, Environment and Health in Transport, POLIS

Understanding transport and mobility inequalities
Ben Spencer, Research Fellow, Oxford Brookes University

An evidence base for planning and designing healthier places
Clare Upton-Brown, City Development Manager, Portsmouth City Council

Mental health, wellbeing and transport accessibility
Prof Roger Mackett, University College London 

Healthy urban design principles: density, connectivity, activity
Megan Streb, Partnerships Manager, Sustrans

Mainstreaming walking and cycling: a new mindset
Lucy Marstrand-Taussig, Associate, Transport Initiatives

Evaluation and monitoring workshop

From common goals to common action plans

  • How are the public health, transport and planning sectors 'learning each other's languages’?

  • Making better use of evidence from non-transport disciplines to inform transport planning decision-making

  • How can research be better translated into action?

  • How can we extrapolate typical research sample sizes to population level engagements?

Workshop led by Christopher Bristow, COO, Betterpoints


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