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Day 1: Thursday, June 17

 

10:30 - 12:30 Registration Salon Lobby
12:30 - 1:00

Plenary Session 1
Welcome - Honorable Joe Manchin, Governor of West Virginia

Introduction to the Symposium - Mrs. Gayle Manchin, First Lady of WV

Salons ABC

1:00 - 1:10 Introduction of Featured Speakers - Eloise Elliott, Symposium Chair

Salons ABC

1:10 - 2:00

Call to Action Keynote
Changing Physical Activity Participation in the US: Why? How? Who?
Speaker: Russ Pate, PhD, Chair, National Physical Activity Plan Coordinating Committee, Professor of Exercise Science, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC

    Sponsored by: Energy Corporation of America

Salon ABC

 

2:00 - 3:00

Panel: One Vision One Voice - Moderator: Russ Pate, PhD
A brief overview of each of the sectors role in promoting physical activity opportunities and participation

  • Connecting Infrastructure / Community Development / Public Policy
    Phil Bors, Active Living By Design
  • Connecting Healthcare - Robert Sallis, MD, Kaiser Permanente Medical Center
  • Connecting Education - Fran Zavacky, National Association for Sport and Physical Education (NASPE)
  • Connecting Business / Industry - Ralph Gaines, CEO, beBetter Health
  • Connecting Public Health - Jackie Epping, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
  • Connecting Parks / Rec / Fitness / Sport - Wayne Westcott, PhD, Fitness Research Director, Quincy College
  • Connecting Media / Local Government - Bray Cary, CEO, WV Media

Salons ABC

     

3:00 - 3:15

Refreshment Break

    Sponsored by: Choosy Kids, LLC

Salon Lobby

3:15 - 5:00 Breakout Sessions: The featured speakers will present a national focus on research, current trends, best practices, and outcomes related to a particular sector

 

3:15 - 4:05

Breakout Session 1

 

Salon C
Salon A
Salon B
  • The Role of Policy and Media in Physical Activity - Bray Cary, CEO, WV Media, and Bill Regar-Nash, PhD, WVU
  • Sponsored by: The CARDIAC Project

Charleston Board Room
4:10 - 5:00

Breakout Session 2

 

Salon C
Salon A
Salon B
5:00 - 6:15

Showcase West Virginia Poster Session / Wine & Cheese Reception
Exhibitors Display

Poster Session Sponsored by: WVU Prevention Research Center
Reception Sponsored by: The Claude Worthington Benedum Foundation

Salon D
Lobby & Hallway
6:30 - 9:30

All Conference Picnic at the Governor's Mansion

Sponsored by: Konami Digital Entertainment

Special Guests:

  • Shannon Miller, 7-time Olympic Medallist and 9-time World Medallist, The Most Decorated American Olympic Gymnast in history
  • Jared Fogle - The Subway Guy
  • West Virginian Phil Pfister, 2006 World's Strongest Man
  • WV DDR Competition Winners and Konami President Shinji Hirano
  • National Speakers

Featured Entertainment: WV Bluegrass - The Full Moon Boys

Sponsored by: Senator Ron Stollings, MD

The Governor's Mansion


 

(bus available for transportation between the Embassy Suites and the Mansion)

 

Day 2: Friday, June 18

 

7:00 a.m. Symposium Walk / Run - led by Matt Young, Genesis 5K, and Mark Cuccuzella, MD

Front Lobby

8:00 - 2:00 Exhibits Display

Salon Lobby & Hallway

8:00 - 9:00 Registration area is open

Salon Lobby

8:00 - 9:00 Physical Activity Drop-in Sessions Salon E
8:00 - 9:00

Continental Breakfast

Sponsored by: beBetter Health

Salon Lobby
9:00 - 9:30

Plenary Session 2

Introduction of Day 2 - Eloise Elliott, Symposium Chair

Introduction of Special Guests - Mrs. Gayle Manchin, First Lady of WV
Special Guest - Shannon Miller, 7-time Olympic Medalist

Sponsored by: nPlay Foundation

Salon ABC

9:30 - 9:45

Bringing it Home: Physical Activity in West Virginia

Introduction of Special Guest - Mrs. Gayle Manchin, First Lady of WV
Special Guest - Phil Pfister, 2006 World's Strongest man (and West Virginian)

Salon ABC

9:45 - 12:00 Showcase WV: Interventions that are Working

 

 

9:45 - 10:45

Showcase WV (each sector will showcase three best practices in WV)
(15 minute presentations each - 5 minute questions)

 

Healthcare
Moderator: Emily Murphy, PhD
Sponsored by: Marshall University Dept. of Pediatrics
Speakers:

  • Bill Mercer, MD, Wheeling Ohio County Health Department
  • Exercise is Medicine in Wheeling, WV

  • Jamie Jeffrey, MD, CAMC
  • Motivational Interviewing: What Healthcare Providers Should Know

  • Martha Summers, WVU School of Nursing
  • The Development, Implementation and Evaluation of a System Based Physical Activity Promotion Program in a Free, Rural, Primary Care Clinic

Salon A

Business / Industry / Non-Profits
Moderator: Vanessa Shannon, PhD
Sponsored by: CSX Transportation
Speakers:

  • Kelly Sadd, Energy Corporation of America
  • Energy Corporation of America: What's Working?

  • Sharon Covert, WV Wellness Council
  • Work site Wellness 101

  • Judy Matlick, WVU Extension
  • Extension Community Partnerships on the Move

Salon C

Public Health / Public Policy
Moderator: Emily Murphy, PhD
Sponsored by: West Virginia on the Move, Inc.
Speakers:

  • Keri Kennedy, WVDHHR, Office of Healthy Lifestyles
  • Physical Activity in Schools: Results from the WV Healthy Lifestyles Act Year 2 Evaluation

  • Sandy Vanin, WV Senior Services
  • Physical Activity Initiatives for Seniors in West Virginia

  • Christiaan Abildso, College of Physical Activity & Sport Sciences, WVU
  • The PEIA Weight Management Program: A Sustainable and Beneficial Program for West Virginia.

Salon B
10:55 - 11:55 Showcase WV: Showcase WV (each sector will showcase three best practices in WV)

 

Infrastructure / Community Development
Moderator: Ronald Eck
Sponsored by: West Virginia Physical Therapy Association & WV Chapter of American Academy of Pediatrics
Speakers:

  • Krista Farley / Jamie Jeffrey, Kanawha Charleston Health Dept. / CAMC
  • KEYS for Healthy Kids: Mapping Our Healthy Futures

  • Doug Hylton, Main Street Ronceverte Program Manager, Ronceverte
  • Community Revitalization and Physical Activity: Partnering for Success

  • Rebecca Davison, Safe Route to Schools
  • Safe Routes to School: Improving the Ability of Children to Walk / Bike to School Safety

Salon A

Parks / Recreation / Fitness / Sport: Community Programming
Moderator: Sean Bulger, EdD
Sponsored by: West Virginia on the Move, Inc.
Speakers:

  • Mark Cucuzzella, MD, Sheperdstown, WV
  • Freedom's Run: A Case Study for Small Community Running

  • Cindy Boggs, YMCA of Kanawha Valley, WV Activate America
  • YMCA Activate America: Pioneering Healthier Communities Initiative

  • Eric Shaw, Tygart Valley Fitness Center
  • NEW You After School: A Clinical Exergaming Program for Children Identified as at Risk for Overweight, Heart Disease or Diabetes

Salon B

Education
Moderator: Emily Jones, PhD
Sponsored by: Polar USA
Speakers:

  • Linda Carson, CEO, Choosy Kids, LLC
  • Developing Healthy Preferences in WV Childcare

  • Karen Northrup , Wood County Schools
  • Children's Aerobic Fitness & Academic Achievement: A Longitudinal Examination of Students During Their 5th and 7th Grade Years.

  • Beth Kirkpatrick , Director of Education, Polar USA
  • Teaching Wellness Through Technology

Salon C
12:00 - 1:30

Luncheon

Sponsored by: Ware Family Foundation & Subway

Opening Remarks: Alfred Ware, Ware Family Foundation
Feature Speaker: Jared Fogle: His Amazing Journey to a Healthier Lifestyle

Salons DE

1:30 - 2:15

Next Steps for West Virginia: Working Group Breakout Session by Sector
Sponsored by: WV Healthy Lifestyles Coalition

This session will allow participant sector groups to share thoughts and experiences in promoting physical activity, and to formulate sector-specific recommendations for an effective WV Physical Activity Plan.

Moderator: Christian Abildso, WVU, College of Physical Activity & Sport Sciences (CPASS)

 

 

Public Health

Facilitator: Dina Jones, PhD, WVU, Department of Orthopaedics and the Division of PT

Room 225

 

Non-Profits / Volunteers

Facilitator: Kacey DiGiancinto, PhD

Room 226

 

Parks / Rec / Fitness / Sports

Facilitator: Sam Zizzi, PhD, WVU, CPASS

Room 227

 

Infrastructure / Community Development / Public Policy

Facilitator: Nancy O'Hara Tompkins, PhD, WVU Prevention Research Center

Room 230
 

Healthcare

Facilitator: TBA

Salon A
 

Business / Industry

Facilitator: Sharon Covert, WV Wellness Council

Salon B
 

Education

Facilitator: Sean Fitzpatrick, MS, WVU, CPASS

Salon C
 

Media / Local Government

Facilitator: Melissa Olfert, DrPH, WVU Davis College

Charleston Board Room
2:25-3:10

Working Group Breakout Session by Region: Collaborating in Your Communities
Sponsored by: WV Healthy Lifestyles Coalition

This session will bring together all sectors from a particular region to share results of sector breakout groups and to formulate ideas for community collaborations in fostering increased physical activity opportunities and participation

Moderator: Christiaan Abildso, WVU, CPASS

 
  RESA I: McDowell, Mercer, Monroe, Raleigh, Summers, Wyoming
Facilitator: Sharon Covert, WV Wellness Council
Salon B
  RESA II: Cabel, Lincoln, Logan, Mason, Mingo, Wayne
Facilitator: Dina Jones, PhD, WVU, Department of Orthopaedics and Division of PT
Room 225
  RESAIII: Boone, Clay, Kanawha, Putnam
Facilitator: Sean Fitzpatrick, MS, WVU, CPASS
Salon C
  RESAIV: Braxton, Fayette, Greenbrier, Nicholas, Pocahontas, Webster
Facilitator: Kacey DiGiancinto, PhD
Room 226
  RESAV: Calhoun, Jackson, Pleasants, Ritchie, Roane, Tyler, Wirt, Wood
Facilitator: Sam Zizzi, PhD, WVU, CPASS
Room 227
  RESAVI: Brooke, Hancock, Marshall, Ohio, Wetzel
Facilitator: Nancy O'Hara Tompkins, PhD, WVU Prevention Research Center
Room 230
  RESAVII: Barbour, Doddridge, Gilmer, Harrison, Lewis, Marion, Monongalia, Preston, Randolph, Taylor, Tucker, Upshur
Facilitator: TBA
Salon A
  RESA VIII: Berkley, Grant, Hampshire, Hardy, Jerfferson, Mineral, Morgan, Pendleton
Facilitator: Melissa Olfert, DrPH, WVU Davis College
Charleston Board Room
3:15-3:25

Refreshment Break

Sponsored by: Lakeshore

Salons ABC
3:30 - 4:30

Plenary Session 3: Wrapping it up!

  • Overview of Sector and Region Breakout Groups
  • Next Steps and Closing Remarks
  • Door Prizes!!!!

  • Salons ABC
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