Friday, September 15
Where we live determines how we live. This session explores how different elements of the built environment can inform and influence the physical, mental, and social health of community members.
For more information on the individual presentations of this session, click on the links below.
- Kristin Thorleifsdottir, Ph.D. MLA, assistant professor, University of Wisconsin-Madison, “Walkability in Small Rural Towns: Assessing the Built Environment”
- Vienna McLeod, Associate, Standard Development, International WELL Building Institute “Walking the Walk: Active Design and WELL Standards for the Built Environment”
- Charlie Moore, Senior GIS Specialist, ARDC and Justin Otsea, Senior Planner, ARDC “Stepping Up to a Regional Sidewalk Data Inventory”
- Jessica Peterson, Health Educator, Horizon Public Health and Joanne Moze, Senior Program Evaluator, BCBS’s Center for Prevention, “Measuring the Impact of Complete Streets”