Round table "Going Out for Health"
Designing green spaces to promote physical activity and healthy lifestyles
Ljubljana: 17 October 2019 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Urban Planning Institute of the Republic of Slovenia, Trnovski pristan 2, 1000 Ljubljana
(upper lecture room, 2nd floor)
The Going Out for Health programme consists of a comprehensive overview of the various aspects for the appropriate design, renovation and management of green spaces to achieve a healthy and quality living environment.
The result of the programme is a handbook that substantiates the importance and possibilities of integrating spatial planning and public health, and comprehensively presents the relevant aspects of designing appropriate and attractive green spaces for the active use of the outdoor space of cities and settlements. The programme is co-funded by the Ministry of Health and is part of the "Dober tek Slovenia" effort for more exercise and healthier eating.
The purpose of the roundtable is to present in more detail the expert aspects addressed by the manual and to exchange views and opinions on how it can be used in spatial planning that promotes healthy lifestyles.
10.45 - 11:00
Arrival and registration
11:00 - 11:40
Opening (Dr Marjeta Recek, MoH and Dr Igor Bizjak, UIRS)
Short presentation of the programme and the handbook Going Out for Health (Jana Kozamernik and Dr. Vita Žlender, UIRS)
11:40 - 12.00
12:00 - 15:00
Round table with invited guests and broader inclusive discussion
(Dr. Peter Otorepec, NIJZ; Senior Lecturer Andrea Backović Juričan, NIJZ; Dr. Matej Nikšič, UIRS; Dr. Vlasta Vodeb, UIRS; Radovan Romih, RC Planning and ZAPS; Dr. Petra Vertelj Nared, LUZ; Mag. Jelka Hudoklin, Acer Novo mesto; representatives of municipalities).
The round table will be moderated by Natalija Vrhunc.
Event programme: .pdf