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Workshop Agenda

Workshop on Alliances for Obesity Prevention:
Finding Common Ground*

Hosted by the IOM Standing Committee on
Childhood Obesity Prevention

20F Conference Center
20 F Street, NW, Washington, DC
October 20, 2011

GOALS

1.  Hear from organizations/movements/sectors that may be allies for obesity prevention, identify common ground, and engender dialogue among them.

2.  Discuss whether and how to develop innovative alliances that will synergize efforts and resources, accelerate progress, and sustain efforts toward obesity prevention.

3.  Learn from other initiatives that have benefited from forming alliances to synergize efforts and resources and accelerate progress.

Workshop Planning Committee:

Thomas Robinson, Stanford University (Chair)
Adam Drewnowski, University of Washington
Shiriki Kumanyika, University of Pennsylvania
Joseph Thompson, University of Arkansas
Antronette Yancey, University of California, Los Angeles

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*Speaker slides and an audio recording of the proceedings will be available at http://iom.edu/Activities/Children/ChildObesPrevention/2011-OCT-20.aspx after the workshop.



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A Workshop Agenda Workshop on Alliances for Obesity Prevention: Finding Common Ground* Hosted by the IOM Standing Committee on Childhood Obesity Prevention 20F Conference Center 20 F Street, NW, Washington, DC October 20, 2011 GOALS 1. Hear from organizations/movements/sectors that may be allies for obesity prevention, identify common ground, and engender dia- logue among them. 2. Discuss whether and how to develop innovative alliances that will synergize efforts and resources, accelerate progress, and sustain efforts toward obesity prevention. 3. Learn from other initiatives that have benefited from forming alli- ances to synergize efforts and resources and accelerate progress. Workshop Planning Committee: Thomas Robinson, Stanford University (Chair) Adam Drewnowski, University of Washington Shiriki Kumanyika, University of Pennsylvania Joseph Thompson, University of Arkansas Antronette Yancey, University of California, Los Angeles *Speaker slides and an audio recording of the proceedings will be available at http://iom.edu/ Activities/Children/ChildObesPrevention/2011-OCT-20.aspx after the workshop. 57

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58 ALLIANCES FOR OBESITY PREVENTION Welcome, Introduction, and Workshop Overview 8:30 AM Shiriki Kumanyika, University of Pennsylvania, Standing Committee Chair Keynote Address: Finding Common Ground: Military Readiness and Obesity Prevention Moderator: Joseph Thompson, University of Arkansas, Standing Committee Member 8:45 Rear Admiral James A. Barnett, Jr., Mission: Readiness Panel Discussion: Discovering Common Ground Moderator: Thomas Robinson, Stanford University, 9:15 Standing Committee Member Part 1: Food and Agriculture Olga Naidenko, Environmental Working Group Michael Greger, The Humane Society Kathy Mulvey, Community Food Security Coalition Susan Linn, Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood Mike Metallo, National Gardening Association Andrea Thomas, Walmart 10:15 Discussion/Audience Q&A 10:45 Break Part 2: Physical Activity and the Built Environment 11:00 David Erickson, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco James Corless, Transportation for America Linda Balfour, KEEN, and Antronette Yancey, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Standing Committee Member (via WebEx) Michael Dillhyon, National Police Athletic/Activities League Captain Chuck Higgins, National Park Service Robert García, The City Project

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59 APPENDIX A 12:00 PM Discussion/Audience Q&A 12:30 Lunch (on your own) Forming Successful Alliances Moderator: Shiriki Kumanyika, University of Pennsylvania, Standing Committee Chair 1:30 Embedded Approaches to Obesity Prevention Thomas Robinson, Stanford University, Standing Committee Member 1:45 Characteristics of Successful Social and Ideological Movements and Alliances Doug Imig, University of Memphis 2:00 Building Trust Diane Finegood, Simon Fraser University (via WebEx) 2:15 Discussion/Audience Q&A 2:45 Break 3:00 Lessons from Cross-Sector Alliances Edward M. Cooney, Congressional Hunger Center Miriam Rollin, Fight Crime: Invest in Kids 3:30 Discussion/Audience Q&A Closing Session 3:45 Making Progress in Obesity Prevention William Dietz, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Standing Committee Member 4:00 Closing Remarks Thomas Robinson, Stanford University, Standing Committee Member 4:15 Adjourn

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