Let’s PLAY! Supporting healthy bodies and healthy minds Conference

February 2nd, 2019


Laurentian University, Sudbury

Learn from professionals in the field of physical activity how physical literacy sets the foundation for an active lifestyle, by attending the Let’s PLAY! Conference February 2, 2019 in Sudbury, Ontario. If you are a teacher, early childhood educator, coach, recreation provider, health professional or a champion for physical activity, this conference is for you!

Let’s PLAY! Conference Theme

The 2019 Active Sudbury conference theme is “Let’s PLAY! Supporting healthy bodies and healthy minds”. This reflects Active Sudbury’s goal of bringing individuals from multiple sectors together to network and learn how to support the each person’s physical literacy journey. Conference attendees will learn how physical literacy impacts our health by setting the foundation for an active lifestyle.

Let’s PLAY! Conference Program

Registration times & location

  • Saturday, Feb 2, from 8:30 to 9:00 a.m. School of Education building main lobby

Welcome and Introduction – 9:00 to 9:30 a.m. – Active Sudbury. Room SE 111

Opening keynote from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m.

Keynote address: Physical Literacy: Gateway to Active Participation for Life – Ted Temertzoglou. Room SE 111

Concurrent sessions taking place from 11:00 to 12:00 p.m.

Learn to Move… Move to Learn – Alan Faigal. Room SE 309

Physical Literacy in the Early Years Panel. Room 210.

Physical Literacy: Exercise in Disguise -Ted Temertzoglou. Room SE 209.

Trails4Life- Urban Poling Series Community Volunteers and their Impact -Sharon Roy, Judy Day and Myfawny McIntosh.Room SE 207

Physical literacy an inclusive concept – Sarah Gallsworthy. Room SE 302

Afternoon keynote from 1:05 to 2:05 p.m.Physical Literacy For communities: Building connections and capacity – Drew Mitchell. Room SE 111

Concurrent sessions taking place from 2:35 to 3:35 p.m.

Vitality and Community: Educators and Compassion fatigue – Alan Faigal. Room SE 309


Physical Literacy in Education panel. Room SE 210


Physical Literacy Enriched Warm up Games- Ted Temertzoglou. GYM


Inclusion of transgender People in Leisure and recreational Services- Vincent Bolt. Room SE 302


Sharing Dance: Discover your inner dancer! – Emily Caruso Parnell. Room SE 209.


Saturday, Feb 2, 2019 from 3:35 to 4:30 p.m. Keynote address and closing remarks – Sarah Gallsworthy. Room SE 111.

Event Details


Laurentian University 


ON, Canada

Start Date

February 2nd, 2019

End Date

February 2nd, 2019



Laurentian University, Sudbury, ON, Canada