Public Speaking

Mandy has spoken internationally and across Canada from PEI to BC and many places in between. The topics have been related to active living, active transportation, walking and Nordic walking. Mandy is currently the Alberta Ambassador for Urban Poling, training instructors and promoting Urban Poling as the ideal form of Nordic walking to communities across the province.  Mandy's presentations have been most commonly described as "passionate" and "inspiring."

View a video of Mandy's recent talk about Nordic Walking/Urban Poling at the Arthritis Society Symposium:  VIDEO

Select Speaking Engagements:

  • Seniors' Appreciation Day, Yellowhead County, AB - June 2019
  • Arthritis Society Symposium, Calgary, AB - May 2019
  • Arthritis Society Symposium, Edmonton, AB - Nov 2018
  • Grey Matters Conference, Hinton, AB – September 2017
  • Canadian Obesity Network Conference, Banff, AB – April 2017
  • Pecha Kucha Night, Winter Cities Conference, Edmonton – Feb 2017
  • Watch Your Step National Falls Prevention Conference, Calgary – May 2016
  • Fit Rendezvous, Edmonton AB – May 2015
  • PHE Canada National Conference, Banff AB – Apr 2015
  • Alberta Recreation & Parks Association Forum, Canmore, AB – Mar 2015
  • Alberta Retired Teachers' Association, Canmore, AB - May 2013
  • Association of Kootenay Boundary Local Governments Association, Invermere, BC - April 2013
  • Physical Activity Resource Centre Symposium, London, ON - May 2012
  • Atlantic Summer Institute, Charlottetown, PEI - August 2011
  • Building Sustainable Communities Conference, Kelowna, BC - Nov 2010
  • Velo Quebec Active Transportation Conference, Montreal, QC - June 2010
  • Healthy Communities Conference, Owen Sound, ON - May 2010
  • Walk21, New York City, NY - Oct 2009
  • Walk21, Barcelona, Spain - Oct 2008
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