Greetings from Wade Grant, Musqueam Indian Band Councillor, Walk 21 Vancouver with introduction by Neal Carley and Sandy James.

Return to the Walking Cities –The Best “Pace” on Earth Walk21 Charter Signing, Jim Walker, CEO, Walk England

Green City, Our City: Footprint to Sustainability, Gregor Robertson, Mayor of Vancouver

Welcome to Metro Vancouver, Ian Jarvis, CEO, TransLink


Keynote: Vancouver, A Walking Passion Story – The Little Metropolitan Area that Could
Gordon Price, Director, The City Program, Simon Fraser University


Walking Places, Healthy Places – Vancouver, The Sustainable City
Dr. Penny Ballem, City Manager, City of Vancouver


One Minute Poster Sessions
Tony Armstrong and Phillipa Hunt; Andres Baez; Kristie Daniel; Daniel Fusca; Ian Hosler; Kristie Howes; John Ingram; Krisztina Kassay; Lisa Leblanc; Elysia Leung, Jess Donaldson; Roger Mackett; Margaret Manifold; Nancy McLean; Rory Renfro; Tiffany Rutherford


Shapeshifters Anonymous – The Transformation of Advocacy to Reality in the Walking World
Panel Discussion, moderated by Sandy James, Chair of the Metro Vancouver Walk21 Steering Committee; Panel members: Jacky Kennedy, Director, Canada Walks Green Communities Canada; Daryl Rock, Chair, Board of Directors, Rick Hansen Institute; and reknown public art artist, Gwen Boyle


Shape Making and Shapeshifting – A Walking Map to Transforming Cities
Dr. Larry Frank, Professor and Bombardier Chair, School of Community and Regional Planning, University of British Columbia


Walking Steps Up – A Synergistic Approach to Transforming People
Dr. William Bird, Strategic Health Advisor to Natural England


Why Here, Why Now, Why Walk? Cities for Cars and the Psychology of Sloths
James Sallis, Professor of Psychology, San Diego University


Pecha Kucha Sampler
Catherine O’Brien and Paul Tranter; and Ellen Vanderslice


One Minute Poster Sessions
Sherry Ryan; Eirin Olaussen Ryeng; Ikutaroh Saitoh; Karel Schmeidler; Paul Supawanich; Isla Tanaka; Quyen Tran; Matthew Trowbridge; Cindy Tse; Junping (Jenny) Xu


The Magic of Messing it Up: Making Automobile Streets More Walkable
A salon with Allan Jacobs, author Great Streets, Consultant in city planning and urban design and Mary Beth Rondeau, Senior Urban Designer at City of Surrey


From Smart Growth to Smart Cities – Walking our Way to Liveability
Harriet Tregoning, Director, Office of Planning, Washington, DC


From Ecology to Energy – Walking as if the World Mattered
Geoff Anderson, CEO, SmartGrowth America


Earthquakes, Ethos and Walkability – Placemaking for Pedestrians
Dr. Elizabeth Macdonald, Associate Professor of City & Regional Planning and Urban Design, University of California – Berkeley


The Pedestrian Portfolio – Economic Development, Public Art, Walkers and Wealth
Panel Discussion, moderated by Gordon Price, Director, The City Program, Simon Fraser University; Panel Members: Chris Vollan, Vice President, Development, Rize Alliance; Cynthia Melosky, Vice President, Development, Polygon Homes Ltd; Michael Geller, President, The Geller Group


Conclusions: Transforming the Automobile City, Transforming Ourselves
Jim Walker, CEO, Walk England and Sandy James, Chair of the Metro Vancouver Walk21 Steering Committee

2012 Walk21 Conference Announcement and Performance


Championing Micro Mobility & Walkable Places