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Mon 05.11.2015

FitCity 10: Promoting Physical Activity Through Design

AIA CES: 7 LU | HSW, LA CES: 7 PDH | HSW

When: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM MONDAY, MAY 11

Where: Offsite Public Program   

The New York Academy of Medicine, 1216 5th Ave, New York, NY, 10029

The American Institute of Architects New York Chapter, in partnership with the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, is pleased to announce the tenth annual FitCity conference.

The program will bring together architects, planners, designers, developers, government officials, community advocates, and public health professionals to discuss how design, policy, and practice decisions can create opportunities to increase physical activity, access to healthier food and beverages, and overall well-being.

This year’s event, which will celebrate a decade of active design in New York City, will feature interactive break-out sessions. Participants will hear how the strategies described in the Active Design Guidelines are being implemented throughout the five boroughs. In addition, attendees will learn how they can implement active design in different settings to achieve more equitable and healthier neighborhoods.

Program Schedule:

8:30-9:00 am
Registration

9:00-9:15 am

Welcome and Introductions
David S. Siscovick, MD, MPH
, Senior Vice President for Research, New York Academy of Medicine
Sarah A. Wolf, MPH, RD, Active Design Manager, Bureau of Chronic Disease Prevention & Tobacco Control, NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene

9:15-10:00 am
Health Keynote
Mindy Thompson Fullilove, MD, Professor of Clinical Studies of Sociomedical Sciences, Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health
Introduction: Sonia Angell, MD, MPH, Deputy Commissioner, Prevention and Primary Care, NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene

10:00-10:05 am
FitCity Moves: Physical Activity Break
Monica Ortiz Rossi, MFA
, Active Design Coordinator, NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene

10:05-11:00 am
Commissioners’ Panel
Moderator: David Burney, FAIA, Interim Executive Director, AIA New York Chapter and Center for Architecture; Chair, Center for Active Design
Feniosky A. Peña-Mora, Commissioner, NYC Department of Design + Construction
Mitchell Silver, Commissioner, NYC Department of Parks and Recreation
Victor Calise, Commissioner, Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities
Donna Corrado, Commissioner, NYC Department for the Aging
Sonia Angell, MD, MPH, Deputy Commissioner, Prevention and Primary Care, NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
Purnima Kapur, Executive Director, NYC Department of City Planning
Wendy Feuer, Assistant Commissioner, NYC Department of Transportation
Eden Hauslaib, Senior Advisor, Strategic Initiatives, NYC Administration for Children's Services

11:00 am-11:15 am
Transition

11:15-12:45 pm
Breakout Sessions

Panel: Designing for Health in Affordable Housing
Moderator: Yianice Hernandez, Director of Active Living, Bureau of Chronic Disease Prevention and Tobacco Control, NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
Joanna Frank, Executive Director, Center for Active Design
Kimberly Murphy, AIA, Associate, Edelman Sultan Knox Wood Architects
William Quinn Sabatini, AIA, ACHA, Founding Principal, Dekker/Perich/Sabatini
Maryanne Speroni, Assistant Director and Fund Manager, Vitus

Panel: Urban Schoolyards: The Next Great Public Space
Moderator: Rebecca Lee, MPH, Physical Activity & Nutrition Coordinator, East & Central Harlem District Public Health Office, NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
Lois Brink, MLA, Chief Strategist, The Big SandBox
Sharon Jaye, D.Ed, SFP, Director of Sustainability, NYC Department of Education
Linda Pollak, AIA, ASLA Affiliate
, Partner, Marpillero Pollak Architects
Ray Pultinas, Sustainability Coordinator, DeWitt Clinton High School

Workshop: Activating Open Space at a Mott Haven NYCHA Development

Workshop: What’s Next in Active Design: East Harlem and the Expanding Vision of Healthy Neighborhoods
Moderators: Lee Altman, LEED AP, Active Design Coordinator, NYC Department of Design + Construction; Claudia Herasme, Deputy Director, Office of Chief Urban Designer, NYC Department of City Planning
Carmen Dias-Malvido, Program Manager, East & Central Harlem District Public Health Office, NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
Juan Martinez, Director of Strategic Initiatives, NYC Department of Transportation
Suzanne Nienaber, AICP, Partnerships Director, Center for Active Design
Karen Taylor, Assistant Commissioner, Bureau of Community Services, NYC Department for the Aging

12:45-2:15 pm
Lunch

2:15-3:45 pm
Breakout Sessions

Panel: Bridging Sectors to Create Recreational Opportunities
Moderator: Susan Chin, FAIA, Executive Director, Design Trust for Public Space
Le’alani S. Boykin, Technical Assistance Manager for Community Visioning and Planning, Partnerships for Parks
Charles McKinney, Principal Urban Designer, NYC Department of Parks and Recreation
Anandi A. Premlall, Sustainable Communities Consultant, SustyQ (Sustainable Queens)
Alfred Zollinger, Associate Professor of Architecture and Interior Design, Parsons The New School for Design

Panel: Community Engagement and Active Transportation: Working to Achieve Collective Impact
Moderator: Tracey Capers, Executive Vice President, Programs/Organizational Development, Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration
Mayor Miguel Anxo Fernández Lores
, MD, City of Pontevedra, Galice, Spain
Henry Greenidge, Director of Special Projects, NYC Department of Transportation
Maggie Veatch, Director of Physical Activity and Nutrition, NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene

Panel: Using Design to Promote Healthy Eating in Schools
Moderator: Lisa Herron, Community Engagement Coordinator, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, Department of Population Health Science and Policy
George Edwards, Coordinator, Garden to Café, School Food, NYC Department of Education
Terry Huang, Professor, City University of New York and University of Nebraska Medical Center
Dina Sorensen, Assoc. AIA, LEED AP BD+C, Project Designer, VMDO Architects

Workshop: Activating Open Space at a Mott Haven NYCHA Development

Workshop: Using an Innovative Visioning Method to Activate Change: Learning from Staten Island

Moderator: Elizabeth Hamby
, Community Urban Planner, Center for Health Equity, NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
Michael Schnall
, Chief of Staff, Staten Island, NYC Department of Parks & Recreation
Ginny Mantello, MD, Director, Health & Wellness, Staten Island Borough President’s Office
Jody Stoll
, Project Manager, Partnerships to Improve Community Health Grant, Staten Island Partnership for Community Wellness
Emily Walker
, Director of Outreach & Programs, New Yorkers for Parks

3:45-4:00 pm
Transition

4:00-4:45 pm
Design Keynote
Daniel Hernandez, Deputy Commissioner for Neighborhood Strategies, NYC Department of Housing Preservation and Development
Introduction: Eric Boorstyn, AIA, Associate Commissioner, Architecture & Engineering/Technical Services, NYC Department of Design + Construction

4:45-5:00 pm
Closing
David Burney, FAIA, Interim Executive Director, AIA New York Chapter and Center for Architecture; Chair, Center for Active Design

Price: Free

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Photo credit:
103rd Community Garden by SCAPE / LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTURE for NYRP
Photographer: TY COLE
 


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