Body and Soul: Parks and the Health of Great Cities

Venue: The Hilton Pittsburgh

Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States

Event Date/Time: Sep 21, 2008 End Date/Time: Sep 23, 2008
Registration Date: Sep 01, 2008
Early Registration Date: May 01, 2008
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Description

The 2008 International Urban Parks Conference is your chance to learn from experts in the field, hear about cutting edge research and exceptional best practices, connect with colleagues around the globe, discover the latest in parks products and services and share your own experience and knowledge.

Be inspired by a vision of urban parks as centers of physical health and emotional well-being for people of all ages around the world.

Keynote speakers include Teresa Heinz, philanthropist and co-author of This Moment On Earth: Today's New Environmentalists and Their Vision for the Future; Richard Louv, author of Last Child in the Woods: Saving Our Children from Nature-Deficit Disorder; and Luis Garden Acosta, human rights and environmental advocate and founder of human rights organization El Puente.

Venue

600 Commonwealth Place
Pittsburgh
Pennsylvania
United States
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Additional Information

Early-bird rate $350; regular rate $400; walk-in rate $450. Special rates are available for students and members of the City Parks Alliance and National Association for Olmsted Parks.