142nd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition

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Strategizing with Maps and Matrices: How do you do it?

142nd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition (November 15 - November 19, 2014): http://www.apha.org/events-and-meetings/annual
Sunday, November 16, 2014 : 8:45 AM - 9:30 AM

J. Gary Rogers , City of Lauderdale Lakes, The City of Lauderdale Lakes, Lauderdale Lakes, FL
In this session, participants will be provided with instructions for completing the exercise. Participants will be instructed how to use the strategy matrix and map together, and how they should organize themselves (such as assigning a group scribe and group leader). After a discussion about the instructions, the participants will be assigned into three different groups and begin the facilitated exercise.

Learning Areas:

Communication and informatics
Other professions or practice related to public health
Public health or related public policy
Public health or related research
Systems thinking models (conceptual and theoretical models), applications related to public health

Learning Objectives:
Formulate map strategies from verbally stated strategies. Design a strategy matrix using food system components and community planning elements. Collaborate with their peers using maps and strategy matrices. Articulate group findings to an audience.

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am an urban planner ( for over 30 years), a certified charrette facilitator, and currently the executive director of the City of Lauderdale Lakes Community Redevelopment Agency. I have extensive experience with collaborative regional planning efforts involving the integration of maps and strategic goals. I have also facilitated the proposed workshop for stakeholders in Broward County.
Any relevant financial relationships? No

I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.