Environment, well being and healthy lifestyle 2009


Wednesday 21st October


9.15am registration, 10am start, 4.30pm close of conference


Moat House Hotel, Stoke on Trent


Institute for Environment, Sustainability and Regeneration and the Centre for Sport and Exercise Research, Staffordshire University

Target audience

This conference will attract a wide range of groups with concerns for relationships between the environment, well-being and lifestyles, including academics; local government officers with responsibilities in sectors such as housing, planning, recreation and transport (RENEW); representatives of the voluntary sector (e.g. Groundwork); the health sector (e.g. PCTs, health authorities); and public agencies (e.g. CABE, Natural England).

The event itself

This full day conference includes a variety of presentations on topics including a keynote speech from Hugh Barton, from the World Health Organisation Collaborating Centre for Healthy Cities and Urban Policy, University West of England on ‘Planning Healthy Settlements in the 21st Century. There will also be the opportunity to discuss topics with your fellow delegates in the morning and afternoon varying from ‘Can’t get there from here? Why people travel the way they do’ to ‘Encouraging under-represented groups to use woodlands and green spaces for physical activity’. Poster presentations will also be on display in the morning and the lunchtime sessions for you to learn from.

How do you attend this event

Please complete the booking form and email back to the conference administrator, Christine Dover, IESR, Staffordshire University, College Road, Stoke on Trent ST4 2DE or email c.j.dover@staffs.ac.uk 

Contact Information

For more information, please visit the conference website and book your place at this exciting conference!



Booking form