Title: 48th IMCL Conference on Planning Healthy & Child-Friendly Communities
Where: Charleston, SC, USA
When: October 17-21, 2010
Organized by: International Making Cities Livable Council & City of Charleston, SC.
More information: www.LivableCities.org
Description: The conference will focus on how to create healthy communities, and how to improve children's health and development by improving the built environment. The conference will bring together 350-400 delegates - elected officials, practitioners and scholars in planning, public health, urban design, landscape architecture, transportation planning, pediatrics, child development, land use development and architecture from around the world to present health effects of the built/natural environment, health impact assessment tools, guidelines for healthy design, and examples of cutting-edge improvements in the way developers build, and how cities reshape existing neighborhoods.