Creating Active Communities 2017
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Creating Active Communities

08:15 - 09:10 Registration. Morning Tea, Coffee and Networking
09:10 - 11:00 Morning Plenary Session 1: A Whole Council Approach to Increasing Activity
09:10 Chair`s Opening Address
Yvonne Harrison (confirmed)
CEO, GreaterSport
09:15 Main Plenary Address
Andrew Honeyman (confirmed)
Head of Sport, Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport
  • Our Sporting Future
09:35 Towards an Active Nation Strategy
Mike Diaper (confirmed)
Executive Director, Sport England
  • How the current Sport England strategy is transforming communities
09:55 How to Plan for Active Travel
Rupert Furness (confirmed)
Deputy Director Active and Accessible Travel Division , Department for Transport
  •  The Government’s Cycling and Walking Investment Strategy
  • Opportunities for Central and Local Government to Promote Active Travel
10:20 - 10:40 Headline Sponsor Presentation
10:20 Activating Places
Georgie Delaney (confirmed)
Managing Director, The Great Outdoor Gym Company
Dean Hill (confirmed)
Head of Active Cities , The Great Outdoor Gym Company
  • Sustainable Outdoor Solutions
10:40 - 11:00 Questions and Answer Session (An opportunity to address the panel of morning plenary speakers)
11:00 - 11:30 Tea, Coffee Biscuits and Networking (Served in the Atrium)
11:30 - 12:25 Morning Plenary Session 2:
11:35 Revaluing Parks and Green Spaces
Helen Griffiths (confirmed)
Chief Executive, Fields in Trust London office (National Playing Fields Association)
  • Our manifesto for public parks 
11:55 Changing Communities, Changing Lives: Lessons of the Doorstep Sport Club programme
Jane Ashworth (confirmed)
CEO, Street Games UK Ltd
  •  Learning from the largest ever single investment into sport in disadvantaged communities
  • How appropriately delivered sport and physical activity can produce a range of social outcomes
12:10 Clearing the Hurdles and Perfecting Relay Handovers
Andrew Boyd MRCGP (confirmed)
RCGP Clinical Priority Lead, Physical Activity & Lifestyle, Public Health England
  • The challenges and opportunities of cross sector partnerships between healthcare providers and the leisure industry
12:30 - 13:15 Workshop Session 1:
12:30 Delivering Healthy Landscapes: Amenity or Health Asset? (Max Rayne Auditorium)
Tony Leach (confirmed)
Chief Executive, Parks for London
Richard Tisdall (confirmed)
Managing Director, Tisdall Assoicates Ltd
  • The Parks for Health Assessment Model: Linking research, policy, planning and design
  • Delivering physical health and mental wellbeing in the urban realm
12:30 A Sports Community App for the Future (Seminar Suite)
James DeMountfort (confirmed)
Chief Commercial Officer, U Scout For
12:30 A New Generation of Sustainable People and Places (Guy Whittle Auditorium)
Georgie Delaney (confirmed)
Managing Director, The Great Outdoor Gym Company
Dean Hill (confirmed)
Head of Active Cities , The Great Outdoor Gym Company
  • Evidence into practice
  • A socially resilient model
13:15 - 14:15 Lunch and Networking (Served in the Atrium)
14:15 - 15:00 Workshop Session 2:
14:15 Sustainability at Scale: Getting Older Adults More Active in their Communities (Max Rayne Auditorium)
Ben Wilkins (confirmed)
Head of Community Development, Oomph! Wellness
  • What is our model and how will we scale it up?
  • What are we looking to learn during the project?
  • Why we are focussing on changing mindsets and habits?
14:15 `Dude, Where`s My Pool?!` Modular Facilities Keeping Communities Active (Guy Whittle Auditorium)
Adrian Turner (confirmed)
Director , Total Swimming
  • 1,400+ pools across the country now over 40yrs old
  • Local authorities in times of austerity struggling financially to keep them open - with shocking consequences
  • Total Swimming's modular pools have proven to be one solution - with brilliant community outcomes
14:15 I’m Bored – What’s New - The Changing Face of Public Sector Sports Provision (seminar Suite)
Mark Steward (confirmed)
Managing Director, Max Associates
  • Encouraging wider physical activity through redevelopment and new provision
  • Achieving financial sustainability
  • Measuring local outcomes
15:05 - 15:50 Afternoon Plenary
15:05 Stimulating Behavioural Change Amongst the Hardest to Reach
Adam Whitehead (confirmed)
Senior Team Member , Dame Kelly Holmes Trust
  • Long term interventions to reach the most inactive in society
  • Enabling a holistic approach to tackling inactivity amongst young people
15:25 Parks and Open Spaces Contribution to the Health of Local Communities
Colin Buttery (confirmed)
Director of Open Spaces, City of London Corporation
  • The presentation will consider the role of Parks and Open Spaces in the health of individuals and the local communities; historically, now and in the future
  •   It will provide an overview of the formal and informal ways in which people get involved and benefit from active lifestyles

15:45 Dementia-Friendly Exercise in the Community
Esther Watts (confirmed)
Senior Officer Dementia Friendly Communities - London, Alzheimer’s Society
  • Examples of current work
  • Dementia friendly swimming
  • Dementia friendly gyms
16:05 - 16:30 Networking and refreshments
16:30 - 16:30 Conference Close
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