Program at a glance


US Central Standard
Time
Pre-conference workshop
(June 21)
CLIAFS
Day 1 (June 22) Day 2 (June 23) Day 3 (June 24)
10:00-11:00     Networking session  
11:00-12:30        
12:30-13:00     Oral presentations 1 Oral presentations 2 Oral presentations 3 Oral presentations 4
13:00-13:30  
13:30-14:00   Welcome and inaugural ceremony
14:00-15:00 Physical activity and cancer 101 (lecture) Opening Key Note Address
“Longitudinal physical activity patterns in Brazil: the 2015 Pelotas birth cohort”
Key Note Address
“Combating cancer in Latin America through physical activity”
Plenary Panel
“Childhood obesity across borders”
15:00-16:00 Discussion Panel
Overcoming the challenges of conducting high quality physical activity research in Latin America: the role of networks
Symposium 1. Physical activity measurement and surveillance systems Symposium 2. Move more or sit less? Understanding the complex relations between physical activity, sedentary time and health outcomes Symposium 3. The Latin American urban context and physical activity "Symposium 4. COVID-19 and physical activity Closing Session
16:00-17:00 "Introduction to grant writing (lecture) Flash Presentations 1 Flash Presentations 2  
17:00-18:00 Break-out groups: Trainees meet with senior mentors


Program

Pre-conference workshop

Monday June 21, 2021

2:00-6:00 PM US Central Standard Time


“Capacity building for physical activity and cancer research in Latin America”


The pre-conference workshop is offered to early career investigators in the area of physical activity and health research.
The language of the workshop will be English. Attendees must be able to speak, read and write fluently in English.

2:00 P.M. Welcome
2:05 P.M. Physical activity and cancer 101 (lecture)
Dr. Harold W. (Bill) Kohl, University of Texas School of Public Health, USA.
2:55 P.M. Physical Activity Break
3:00 P.M. Discussion Panel
Overcoming the challenges of conducting high quality physical activity research in Latin America: the role of networks.

Chair:
  • Dr. Deborah Salvo, Washington University in St. Louis, USA/Mexico
Panelists:
  • Dr. Alejandra Jáuregui, Instituto Nacional de Salud Pública, Mexico.
  • Dr. Andrea Ramírez, Universidad de Los Andes, Colombia.
  • Dr. Akira Hino, Universidade Catolica de Curitiba, Brazil.
  • Dr. Nicolás Aguilar, Universidad La Frontera, Chile.
  • Dr. Javier Sayavera, Universidad de La República, Uruguay.
  • Dr. Angélica Ochoa, Universidad de Cuenca, Ecuador.
  • Dr. Diana Parra, Washington University in St. Louis, USA/Colombia
3:50 P.M. Physical Activity Break
4:00 P.M. Introduction to grant writing
Dr. Ross Brownson, Washington University in St. Louis, USA.
4:50 P.M. Physical Activity Break
5:00 P.M. Trainees meet with senior and peer mentors
Chairs:
  • Dr. Alejandra Jáuregui, Instituto Nacional de Salud Pública, México
  • Dr. Andrea Ramírez, Universidad de Los Andes, Colombia
  • Dr. Deborah Salvo, Washington University in St. Louis, USA/Mexico
Senior mentors:
  • Bill Kohl
  • Ross Brownson
  • Jim Sallis
  • Rodrigo Reis
  • Michael Pratt
  • Anthony Okeley
6:00 P.M. Adjourn


Day 1

Tuesday, June 22, 2021

1:30 – 5:45 P.M. US Central Standard Time


1:30 P.M. Welcome and inaugural ceremony
Dr.Deborah Salvo, Washington University in St. Louis, USA/Mexico.
Dr. Juan Rivera Dommarco, Instituto Nacional de Salud Pública, Mexico;
Dr. Simón Barquera Cervera, Instituto Nacional de Salud Publica, México;
Dr. Deborah Parra-Medina, Latino Research Institute, University of Texas, USA;
Dr. Jasper Schipperijn, International Society for Physical Activity and Health.
2:00 P.M. Opening Key Note Address
“Longitudinal physical activity patterns in Brazil: the 2015 Pelotas birth cohort” Pedro Hallal, Universidade Federal de Pelotas, Brazil.

Chair: Dr. Deborah Salvo, Washington University in St. Louis, USA/México
2:50 P.M. Physical Activity Break
3:00 P.M. Symposia & Panel Sessions

Symposium 1. Physical activity measurement and surveillance systems
Chair: Dr. Michael Pratt, University of California in San Diego, USA.

Invited Speakers:
  1. Establishing a global surveillance system of physical activity (GoPA!)" Dr. Andrea Ramirez, Universidad de los Andes, Colombia
  2. Physical activity surveillance: a time of transition? Dr. Richard Troiano, National Cancer Institute, USA
  3. "Developing consensus on accelerometer-based measures of physical activity ". Dr. Jairo Migueles, Universidad de Granada, Spain.

Symposium 2. Move more or sit less? Understanding the complex relations between physical activity, sedentary time and health outcomes
Chair: Dr. Harold W. (Bill) Kohl III, University of Texas School of Public Health, USA.

Invited Speakers:
  1. Physical activity and sedentary time: observational evidence from harmonized meta-analysis using large cohort studies data. Dr. Ulf Ekelund, Norwegian School of Sports Sciences, Norway
  2. Uncovering the biological mechanisms of the effects of physical activity and sedentary time on cancer-related outcomes. Dr. Brigid Lynch, Cancer Council Victoria, Australia
  3. Health impact of reallocating sedentary time to physical activity: state of the science. Dr. Paddy Dempsey, University of Cambridge, UK
4:00 P.M. Physical Activity Break
4:10 P.M. Flash Presentations

  • Topics: Physiology, Obesity & Non-communicable Diseases, Measurement & Surveillance
  • Chair: Dr. Cecilia del Campo
5:45 P.M. Adjourn


Day 2

Wednesday, June 23, 2021

12:30 – 5:45 P.M. US Central Standard Time


10:00-11:00 A.M. Networking session
Co-Chairs
  • Dr. Alejandra Jáuregui, Instituto Nacional de Salud Pública, México
  • Dr. Andrea Ramírez, Universidad de Los Andes, Colombia
  • Dr. Deborah Salvo, Washington University in St. Louis, USA/Mexico
12:30 P.M. Oral presentations (Sessions 1 & 2)

Session 1
  • Topic: Physical activity during childhood.
  • Chair: Dr. Javier Brazo Sayavera, Universidad de la Rivera, Uruguay
Session 2
  • Topic: Measrement and surveillance, policy and collaborative networks
  • Chair: Dr. Rodrigo Reis, Washington University in St. Louis, USA, & Pontificia Universidade Catolica do Parana, Brazil
1:50 P.M. Time between sessions
2:00 P.M. Key Note Address
Combating cancer in Latin America through physical activity. Dr. I-Min Lee, Harvard University, USA

Chair: Dr. Alejandra Jáuregui, Instituto Nacional de Salud Publica, México.
2:50 P.M. Physical Activity Break
3:00 P.M. Symposia & Panel Sessions

Symposium 3. The Latin American urban context and physical activity
Chair: Dr. Incacio Crochemore, Universidade Federal de Pelotas, Brazil

Invited Speakers:
  1. Influences of the built environment on physical activity and quality of life: lessons from Colombia. Dr. Olga Lucía Sarmiento, Universidad de los Andes, Colombia
  2. 2Environmental factors affecting physical activity behaviors among Ecuadorian children and adolescents. Dr. Angélica Ochoa, Universidad de Cuenca, Ecuador.
  3. 3Cities, social disparities, and physical activity: lessons from Brazil. Dr. Rodrigo Reis, Washington University in St. Louis, USA & Pontificia Universidade Catolica do Parana, Brazil
Symposium 4. COVID-19 and physical activity
Moderator: Chair: Dr. Andrea Ramirez, Universidad de los Andes, Colombia

Invited speakers:
  1. “Impact of physical inactivity on COVID-19 outcomes" Dr. James Sallis, University of California in San Diego, USA
  2. "Global effect of COVID-19 pandemic on physical activity, sedentary behavior and sleep among 3- to 5-year-old children" Dr. Anthony Okely, University of Wollongong, Australia
  3. “Impact of physical inactivity, sedentary behavior and screen time on mental health among Mexican adults”, Dr. Alejandra Jáuregui, Instituto Nacional de Salud Pública, México.
  4. "Physical activity promotion in the post-COVID-19 era: an urgent call to action". Dr. Victor Matsudo, Red de Actividad Física de las Américas, Brazil
4:00 P.M. Physical Activity Break
4:10 P.M. Flash presentations

  • Topics: Children and adolescents, barriers and facilitators, environments, active transport, interventions, programs and policies.
  • Chair: Dr. Diana Parra, Washington University in St. Louis, USA/Colombia
5:45 P.M. Adjourn


Day 3

Thursday, June 24, 2021

12:30 – 4:00 P.M. US Central Standard Time


12:30 P.M. Oral presentations (Sessions 3 & 4)

Session 3
  • Topic: Vulnerable populations and special interest groups
  • Chair: Dr. Nicolás Aguilar, Universidad de La Frontera, Chile
Session 4
  • Topic: Urban settings and built environment
  • Chair: Dr. Adriano Akira Hino, Universidade Federale Pontificia de Parana, Brazil
1:50 P.M. Time between sessions
2:00 P.M. Plenary Panel
“Realizing the promise of Latin America & US collaboration for physical activity promotion and childhood obesity prevention”

Chair: Susan Vorkoper, National Institutes of Health, USA

Panelists:
  • Dr. Deborah Salvo, Dr. Deborah Salvo, Washington University in St. Louis, USA/Mexico
  • Dr. David Berrigan, National Institutes of Health, USA.
  • Dr. Abby C. King, Stanford University, USA.
  • Dr. Olga Lucía Sarmiento, Universidad de Los Andes, Colombia.
  • Dr. Leandro García, Queen’s University Belfast, UK.
  • Dr. Oscar Incarbone, Red de Actividad Física de las Américas, Argentina
2:50 P.M. Physical Activity Break
3:00 P.M. Closing Session
Award Ceremony. Dr. Alejandra Jauregui, Instituto Nacional de Salud Publica, Mexico, and Dr. Deborah Salvo, Washington University in St. Louis/Mexico.

Closing message by host institution. Dr. Simón Barquera Cervera, Instituto Nacional de Salud Pública, México.

Closing remarks. Dr. Deborah Salvo, Washington University in St. Louis, USA/Mexico.
“Moving together: towards a strong & unified physical activity research agenda for Latin America.” Deborah Salvo*, Washington University in St. Louis/Mexico.
4:00 P.M. Adjourn