International Conference

June 2019, Athens

At the PREHealth International conference at the Athen’s Culture Center participants could learn more about the project and what is happening in the 4 partner cities. Academics, planners, local government officials, citizens, NGOs and other civil society organisations were invited to share their views and good practices on encouraging physical exercise and well being in public open urban spaces.

Vice Mayor of Urban Green Space, Urban Wild-Life Nature, Urban Resilience and Adaptation to Climate Change of the City of Athens, Eleni Myrivili – Resilient cities: Blue and Green infrastructure

The PREHealth International Conference is organised by the City of Athens and will take place in Athens Greece on 20th June 2019 on the theme of Promoting the use of urban blue and green infrastructure for health and fitness through education and public participation.

The conference aims at presenting the results of the PREHealth project and providing a forum for the wider education community of relevant stakeholders in Europe to present their views, policies and good practices, and discuss the conference theme, reflecting also on active citizenship and public participation for improving the design of open urban spaces that support healthy lifestyles.

It invites academics, researchers, local government officials, NGOs and other civil society organisations, planners, architects, teachers, students, schools, private businesses and citizens to share their views and good practices on encouraging physical exercise and wellbeing in public open urban spaces. Please see the Call For Papers.

Please see the Conference programme.

You can also follow the Conference activities on the PREHealth Facebook page.

The Conference proceedings will also be published here and will be freely available.