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TALES Symposium 2019: Presentation slides

Presentation slides from The Active Living and Environment Symposium (TALES): Linking Transport, Health and Sustainability held in Dunedin, New Zealand on 13-15 February 2019. 

Symposium website: www.otago.ac.nz/active-living-2019

TALES 2019 Symposium was organised by the Active Living Laboratory, University of Otago.

Invited speakers

Prof Jennifer Mindell: “Community Severance – the Barrier Effects of Busy Roads”
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Prof John Spence: “Potential Impact of Autonomous Vehicles on Movement Behaviour: Winter is Coming!"
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Prof Simon Kingham: “Turning Active Transport Research into Policy: A View from the Chief Science Advisor”
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Prof Erica Hinckson: “Active Living through Citizen Science: A Bottom-Up Approach”
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Martin Dutton: “New Zealand Response to the Global Action Plan on Physical Activity”
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Claire Pascoe: “Changing Urban Mobility Systems: Technical Problem or Adaptive Challenge?”
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Celia Wade-Brown QSO: “Highlights from Walk21 Conference in Bogota, Columbia”
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Assoc Prof Ben Wooliscroft: “Moving Beyond Infrastructure: Changing the Culture (and Mode) of Our Mobility.”
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Assoc Prof Sandra Mandic: “Challenges for Active Transport to School in Urban and Rural New Zealand: Insights from the BEATS Research Programme”
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Dr Enrique García Bengoechea: "The Promise of Participatory Research in Scaling-Up Physical Activity Interventions"
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Dr Christina Ergler: “'Yes, it’s fun, but ...': Young People Voice their Suggestions for Improvement of a Cycle Skills Training Programme”
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Other Plenary Presentations

Gareth Fairweather: “Creating Active and Vibrant Urban Environments through Integrated Land Use and Transport Planning: Evidence from London.”
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Alexa Forbes: “Transport, Environment and Everything. A Queenstown Lakes District Case Study”
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Sara Templeton: “The Transition is Tough: Moving Towards a Sustainable 21st Century City”
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Abstract Sessions

Policy and Workplaces

Anna-Lena van der Vlugt: “Perceived Accessibility and its Role in the Sustainable Transformation of Cities”
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Mingyue Sheng: “Policy Instruments for an Environmentally-Sustainable Road Transport Network”
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Louise Baker and Lisa Malde: “'Go Well'- the Hawke's Bay DHB Travel Plan”
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Minn Brodie and Thomas McNaughton: “The 9 to 5 Cycle: Encouraging Active Commuting”
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Walking and Cycling

John Lieswyn: “Evolving Methods in School Travel Planning”
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Jessica Calverley: “Perceptions of Walking versus Cycling to School among Rural Adolescents in Otago, New Zealand”
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Brittany White: “Adolescents’ Perceptions of the School Neighbourhood Environment in Rural Settlements, Small and Medium Urban Areas”
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Dr Aimee Ward: “Forgotten Travelers: The Behaviour and Subjective Well-being of Skateboarders in Rural New Zealand”
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Encouraging Active Transport

Dr Angela Curl: “Older Adults Experiences of Mobility and Falling in the Outdoor Environment”
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Dr Ricardo Oliveira: “Corporate Travel Plan, Social Justice, and Health: The Case of a Lubricants Corporation in Brazil”
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Long Chen: “Spatial Analysis and Geovisualisation for Active Transport”
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Facilitating Active Living

Assoc Prof Chris Button: “Teaching Water Skills for Life to Children in Open Water Environments”
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Kimberley King: “Inspiring, Empowering and Supporting Adolescents in Rural Areas to Be Agents of Change: The Catalyst Project”
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Kathleen Galvin: “Physical Activity Maintains Sexual Activity and Reduces Insomnia Symptoms in Prostate Cancer Patients who are on Androgen Deprivation Therapy.”
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Assoc Prof Kirsten Coppell: “Adolescents’ Dietary Patterns in Different Geographical Locations Across the Otago Region, New Zealand”
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Urban Environment

Prof Shanthi Ameratunga: “Results from the Inclusive Streetscapes Project”
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Mohammad Lutfur Rahman: “Modelling Safe Walking and Cycling Routes for Adolescents in Dunedin, New Zealand”
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Tessa Pocock: “School Neighbourhood Built Environment and Active Transport to School in Adolescents.”
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Scott Willis: “Climate Safe-Housing: Adaptation in Action”
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Cycling and Sustainability

Matt Shipman: “The E-Bike Revolution - Experiences of a Large Cycle Skills Training Provider in Facing an E-Bike Boom”
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Matthew Jenkins: “The Experiences of Electric Bike Users within the Dunedin Community”
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Lyndal Johansson: “Bike With Us”
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Shannon McNatty: “Learning Journeys in the Local Environment using Non-Motorised Forms of Transport.”
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