Walk21 Ireland - Call for Contributions

21 Feb, 2022

Walk21 is the foremost conference on walking and sustainable communities globally, connecting leading international experts with local practitioners, academics and community activists to explore the role walking can play in addressing climate change and population health and wellbeing.

This year, Technological University Dublin, in partnership with the Government of Ireland, is proud to host the Conference in Ireland (19-23 Sep). It is an exciting opportunity for Ireland to showcase the innovative steps being taken to support people walking and inspire other countries to action.

Call for Contributions Now Open Until Monday, 7 March 2022

Are you a planner, academic, community/youth leader, built environment or health practitioner, politician, or campaigner working to support more people to walk and make the world more walkable? Showcase your work to the international walking community at #Walk21Ireland.

Let’s explore the research needed, the multi-disciplinary expertise to share, the actions to take and the political commitments and investments to make.

Submissions are welcome from across disciplines such as transport, engineering, sustainability, health, sport. All presentation formats welcome -  discussion, workshops, roundtable, PechaKucha presentations, video/film, posters, walk shops/urban laboratory.

Together, let’s ensure this is the DECADE TO CHANGE - to deliver on the sustainable development goals for a greener, healthier and safer future for all.

Applications for proposals are open until Monday, 7 March 2022, and you can submit them on the Walk21 website.