Symposium 2012

“The Road Not Taken”, Mobility Health: New Directions in Teen Mobility Management.

AMHC held its Inaugural Symposium in Dunedin, New Zealand on Wednesday, 15 February 2012. This was an international multidisciplinary event showcasing new directions in the areas of teen mobility, the paradox of speed, and the importance of parental and youth engagement in mobility choices. This event was held in front of a live studio audience and streamed to the Web.


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“The Road Not Taken”
Mobility Health: New Directions in Teen Mobility Management

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Prof Hank Weiss (University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand) – ‘Deep change and adolescent mobility health’ (28:46).



Assoc Prof Paul Tranter (School of Physical, Environmental and Mathematical Sciences, UNSW@ADFA, Canberra, Australia) – Keynote Address: ‘The urban speed paradox: youth perspectives on time pressure, transport and health‘ (1:06:32).



Dr Bruce Simons-Morton (NIH Prevention Research Branch, Rockville, Md, USA) – ‘The role of parents in adolescent transport decisions‘ (via Skype) (42:41).



Arthur Orsini (Urbanthinkers, Vancouver, Canada) – ‘Engaging teens in healthy transport decisions‘ and the Teen panel discussion – Facilitated by Arthur Orsini from Urbanthinkers engaging local non-driving teens and the studio audience (1:27:44).


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2 thoughts on “Symposium 2012

  1. The best quality webinar I have participated in and excellent content. Including views of young people is especially important but rarely included. The organisers, content and technical delivery, should be commended.

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