Researchers, practitioners, administrators, students and policy-makers from all fields are invited to this conference on developing healthy, sustainable campuses. The conference will take place at UBC Okanagan in Kelowna, BC, from June 22-26, 2015. To learn more:
The 2015 International Conference on Health Promoting Universities & Colleges will mobilize the power and highlight the responsibilities of institutions of higher education, supporting knowledge exchange among people interested in the intersections of: human and environmental health and wellbeing, ecosystem sustainability, economic development, and learning and productivity on campuses and beyond. The format includes plenaries, panels, concurrent sessions, talking circles, networking, and consensus building.
A renewal process for the 2005 Edmonton Charter for Health Promoting Universities and Institutions of Higher Education will enable an update on regional and global network activity, relationship building, and the design of a new Charter through dialogue.
Early bird, one-day, and student rates are available.
Thank you to our sponsors: Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization Region of the Americas, International Union of Health Promotion and Education, Ibero-American Network of Health Promoting Universities, Kwantlen Polytechnic University. Co-hosted by Canadian Mental Health Association BC. Practice Leader: Simon Fraser University.