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Obesity Summit Registration and Call for Posters

October 8, 2014 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

  1. Obesity Summit Registration is OPEN!  The third annual Obesity Summit is scheduled for Wednesday, October 8th.  Keynote speaker Mark Fenton is a national public health, planning, and transportation consultant, and an adjunct professor at Tufts University’s Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, and former host of the “America’s Walking” series on PBS television. Click here to see an outline of the summit agenda.  There is no registration fee, and limited funds are available to help with Physical Activity Champion travel reimbursements.  Be sure to register soon and indicate your travel needs on the registration form.    Register at www.surveymonkey.com/s/ObesitySummitReg


  1. Call for Posters for Obesity Summit.  A poster session will be offered along with the Obesity Summit for us to share ideas and success stories with one another.  We encourage you to submit a poster highlighting current initiatives or activities in your community.


  1. National Walk to School Day.  The Obesity Summit coincides with National Walk/Bike to School Day  on Wednesday, October 8th.   See this website for more information on planning events in your community: www.walkbiketoschool.org  Be sure to plan ahead so you can still attend the Obesity Summit on Oct 8th!



October 8, 2014
8:00 am - 5:00 pm


Bureau of Health Promotions – Kansas Department of Health and Environment


The Hilton Garden
410 S 3rd Street
Manhattan, KS 66502 United States
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