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Call for Proposals: Healthy Parks Healthy People Congress

Posted in Seeking by Kate Archdeacon on June 19th, 2009

Sourced from Healthy Parks Healthy People, the website for the inaugural 2010 HPHP Congress.

The Call for Proposals for the first International Healthy Parks Healthy People Congress is NOW OPEN and will remain open until June 22nd 2009.


With the increasing recognition of the value of nature to human health and wellbeing worldwide, Parks Victoria will host the inaugural International Healthy Parks Healthy People Congress at the new Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre from 11-16 April 2010.

This will be a unique opportunity to bring together delegates from all relevant sectors (i.e. planning, community development, physical and mental health, tourism, climate change, education, recreation, ecology and park management) to explore how we can take better advantage of the way nature significantly contributes to our wellbeing and broader societal benefits.

Proposals under the following themes are sought:

Healthy Communities, Healthy Parks, Healthy Participation, Healthy People and subthemes.

For information on submitting a proposal go to the site’s Submission pages.

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