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Join Us at the 5th Safe Routes to School National Conference

February 22, 2016

Join a wide range of practitioners in Columbus for the 5th Safe Routes to School National Conference on April 5-7. It doesn’t matter if you are an expert or an amateur, if you have an interest in improving the connectivity and safety of bikers and walkers, this three-day conference is for you!

There are exciting “intersections” throughout the conference for attendees and dozens of opportunities. Hear from dynamic speakers, participate in hands-on workshops, and attend engaging breakout sessions. You can also earn professional development credits.

The conference kicks off on Tuesday, April 5, with Keynote Speaker Kevin Carroll,

Founder of Kevin Carroll Katalyst/LLC and author of three highly successful books:

  • Rules of the Red Rubber Ball
  • What’s Your Red Rubber Ball?!
  • The Red Rubber Ball at Work

There will also be a conference celebration held later that evening. 

Day two is full of breakout sessions, workshops, and keynote presentations including:

  • Gil (Guillermo) Penalosa, MBA, PHDHC, Founder & Chair of the Board, 8 80 Cities

  • Ihuoma Eneli, MD, MS, FAAP, Director, Nationwide Children’s Hospital Center for Healthy Weight and Nutrition

  • Mike Patrick, MD, Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics at The Ohio State University College of Medicine and Medical Director of Interactive Media for Nationwide Children’s Hospital

  • Jennifer Toole, AICP, ASLA, Founder and President of Toole Design Group 

Learn more about the keynote speakers at— http://saferoutesconference.org/program/keynote-speakers

Day three will include more informative breakout sessions and a luncheon featuring TED style talks with local Safe Routes to School advocates and participants.

Safe Routes to School Conference Registration Information:

 We look forward to seeing you in Columbus on April 5-7!