THANKS TO ALL OUR SPEAKERS AND DELEGATES FOR MAKING THE 2020 NATIONAL WALKING SUMMIT IN MANCHESTER A HUGE SUCCESS.

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Welcome and opening remarks, Andy Burnham, Mayor of Greater Manchester


Keynote address: Getting Manchester Moving,Chris Boardman MBE, Cycling and Walking Commissioner, Greater Manchester


How getting more people walking can improve public health. A panel discussion with active travel commissioners from across the UK.


Living Streets Charles Maher Award - Walking Champion 2020 presented to Pauline Johnston

News: National award for Manchester woman who transformed her community


Keynote: Walking as a superpower. Prof Shane O’Mara, Neuroscientist, Professor of Experimental Brain Research at Trinity College Dublin and a Wellcome Trust Senior Investigator


Panel discussion: Is walking the miracle cure?
Public health experts from across the UK discuss the role walking has to play in tackling our public health crisis.


Healthy streets in action - lightning presentations from local champions from across the UK


Presentation to our outgoing President, Terence Bendixson


Closing remarks from Jim Walker of Walk 21.

Blog: Six Take-away points from our summit

Summit programme


Matt, our engagement coordinator, has drawn together a few themes that emerged from our fantastic National Walking Summit.

 

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Thanks to our supporters

The 2020 National Walking Summit was supported by ARUP and Greater Manchester Walking Voice.