Dr. Glyn Bissix

Recent presentations

Glyn Bissix (May, 2018). Plenary Panel: A Vision for Rail to Trails in Nova Scotia but there’s an elephant on the trail! National Bike Summit. Ottawa, Ontario.

Glyn Bissix and Ross Firth (August 2018). Reconciling Small Scale Protected Area Designation with Local and Traditional Land Uses: two Nova Scotia cases. 9thManagement and Monitoring of Visitors Conference, Bordeaux, France.

Glyn Bissix (Convenor & Host) February 29 – March 1, 2016 with Dr. Robert Strang, Chief Medical Officer of Health (Nova Scotia) and Mr. Geoff Wilson, Nova Scotia Health Authority.  Creating Complete Communities - Community Showcase, Panel Discussion and One-day Workshop. Acadia University.

Bissix , Glyn.  (June, 2013) Planning and designing communities that make it easier for people to live healthy lives: a focus on Active Transportation.  Eastern Kings Community Health Board, Nova Scotia.

Bissix , Glyn.  (May 2013). Misadventure on Four Wheels: the health, environmental, social and economic impacts of Quad Bikes in North America.Adventure Tourism Conference, University of the Highlands and Islands, Isle of Skye, Scotland.

Bissix , Glyn.  (May 2013). Risk Management in Adventure Tourism Education in Canada. Adventure Tourism Conference, University of the Highlands and Islands, Isle of Skye, Scotland.

Bissix , Glyn.  (August 21-24, 2012). The Environmental, Social, Health and Economic Impacts of Recreational Use of All-Terrain Vehicles (ATVs) in North America: Lessons for Europe.  The 6th International Conference on Monitoring and Management of Visitors in Recreational and Protected Areas.  Stockholm, Sweden.

Bissix, Glyn; Keith MacCormick, MD. and Chris Milburn, June 2011. A Critique of the York University OHV Health Benefits Study.  International Symposium of Society and Resource Management. University of Wisconsin at Madison.

O2 Planning and Design Consultants, Edmonton, Alberta: (February-March, 2011).  Alberta Recreation and Tourism Opportunity Spectrum Model Expert Review.  Other experts from New Zealand, Australia, USA and Alberta.

Peter Romkey, Melanie Priestnitz & Glyn Bissix (Presenter). (February 2010). Conserving the Acadian Forest: One Plant and One Geo-reference at a time: the work of the Harriet Irving Botanical Gardens. Benmore Botanical Gardens, Royal Botanical Gardens Edinburgh, Scotland.

Bissix, Glyn (February 2). Nova Scotia’s National Parks. Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park. Headquarters, Balloch, Scotland.

Bissix, Glyn. (August 2010.) Health, Active Living and Planning.  Atlantic Canada Medical Officers of Health, St. Johns, Newfoundland.

Bissix, Glyn  (November 6-7, 2009).  Health Promotion, Environmental Protection and “Shared Use” Trails in Nova Scotia? Visioning Nova Scotia in 2020: Advancing research and policy for sustainability. St. Mary’s University, Halifax, NS, Alexander MacKinnon, Gale Smith, Barbara Bishop, Jessie Debaie, Keith McCormick, Paul Euloth, John Hawkins, Chris Milburn & Glyn Bissix.  (November 2009). Creating Greenway Nova Scotia:A NSPACTS Initiative. Wolfville: NSPACTS.

Bissix, Glyn.  (November 2008).Invited Presentation: The Health, Environment, Social and Economic Impacts of ATVing in Nova Scotia. The Nova Scotia Minister of Natural Resources Advisory Committee on Off Highway Vehicles.

Bissix, Glyn. (2008). Examining the Rationale for the NS Department of Health Promotion and Protection’s Shared Use Trail Policy: a Literature and Document Review. Canadian Congress on Leisure Research 12, Montreal.