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08:00 - 09:00 - Registration, refreshments, and networking 

Refreshments served in the Atrium

09:00 - 10:30 Morning Plenary I 

The UK's Contribution to a Sustainable Sporting Legacy and Futures

09:00 - 09:10 
Yvonne Harrison, Conference Chair, CEO, Women In Sport (Confirmed)

Welcome to the Conference.

09:10 - Major Cultural and Sporting Events 
Nigel Huddleston, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State at the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport(invited)
  • Presentation title to be confirmed​

09:30 - Delivering a Zero Carbon Commonwealth Games
Ian Reid, 
Chief Executive Officer, Birmingham 2022 (confirmed)
  • Presentation topics to be confirmed.

09:50 - UEFA Women’s EURO 2022: Tournament Overview and the legacy it leaves behind…
Stacey Mullock, Senior Volunteering and Legacy Manager, The Football Association (confirmed)
  • Inspiring future generations 

10:10 - Becoming a World Champion at 100!
Jan Inge Ebbesvik,
President for the Road Worlds for Seniors, Motitech (confirmed)
  • Thousands of seniors from countries worldwide compete each year for glory and personal triumphs

  • How, where and why? Learn about the Road Worlds for Seniors and how it improves the quality of life for older people and people with dementia.

10:30 -11:00 - Coffee, Refreshments and Networking

Served in the Atrium.

11:00 - 12:30 - Morning Plenary II 

Carbon Commitments and Sustainable Facilities 

11:00 - London’s 2012 Olympic Sporting Legacy.
Shaun Dawson, CEO, Lee Valley Regional Park Authority (confirmed)
  • LVRPA’s unique role in the 2012 Games, pre-Bid, Bid, the Games and delivering the sporting legacy.

  • Community facilities, programmes, access and participation. How to balance commercial activity with community access.

  • Cooperation with partners including sporting, local government, commercial and community bodies

  • Continual investment to cement the legacy of London 2012, keeping venues relevant and cutting edge

  • The importance of major events as part of the mix of programming. 

  • Increased audiences and profiles for venues.

  • The viability of an Olympic bid in 2036/40

11:20 - Redesigning Communities and Cultures
Andy Williams, Director of Business, Investment & Culture, Coventry City Council (invited)
  • Presentation topics to be confirmed

11:40 - Headline Sponsor Presentation - Decarbonisation Fund. Unlock the potential

Neil Bland, Managing Director, Leisure Energy (confirmed)

12:00 - Case Study Presentation
David McHendry,
Managing Director, Knight Kavanagh and Page (confirmed)
  • Presentation topics to be confirmed

12:30 - 13:15 - Masterclass Presentation - Recruitment and Building Your Most Competitive Team (Guy Whittle Auditorium) 
Imogen Baird,
Partner, Head of Sport Practice. Perret Laver
  • The Opportunities

  • Key Considerations: Planning Ahead and Best Practice

  • Diversity and Inclusion

  • Working with a Search Firm

  • Case Studies

12:30 - 13:15 - Masterclass Presentation -  (Naim Dangor)
  • Speaker to be confirmed

12:30 - 13:15 - Masterclass Presentation - Presentation Title To Be Confirmed (Seminar Suite)
Hans Borgers, Managing Partner, Recreation Systems Europe
  • Presentation Topics To Be Confirmed

13:15 - 14:15 - Lunch, Refreshments, and Networking

Served in the Atrium

14:15 - 15:00 - Masterclass Presentation - Podium to Place. (Guy Whittle Auditorium)
Rachel Fowler,
Managing Director, Strategic Leisure 
  • What major events can do to inspire, celebrate and bring people together.

  • How do we need to harness the enjoyment of sport and physical activity to encourage increased movement in everyday life and higher levels of participation?

  • What we need in our communities to facilitate higher levels of participation.

  • How investing in physical activity at a local level can help place shape, create identity, and deliver other services.

  • What do the facilities need to look like to deliver this?

  • What are the local partnerships needed to deliver?

14:15 - 15:00 - Masterclass Presentation - Driving A Community Sports Legacy Through A H.E. Institution. (Naim Dangor)
Mark Jeffreys,
Director of Sport and Physical Activity, Birmingham City University
  • Developing a skilled and relevant student workforce

  • Utilising a blended learning/practice focussed curriculum 

  • Establishing our PACE model - Promote, Activate, Compete, Excel for community development

  • Facility focus for community development 

  • Capitalising on the interest in CWG22

14:15 - 15:00 - Masterclass Presentation - Building Healthy and Safe Organisations (Seminar Suite)
Paul Harrison,
Managing Director, Phasic Ltd
  • Practical and realistic guidance to achieve best practices in safeguarding

15:00 - 16:30  Afternoon Plenary Session

Design and Delivery of Smooth Infrastructure 

15:00 - Transforming, Infrastructure Performance. The road map to 2030.
  • The built environment, connecting assets and systems 

  • Creating stronger societal outcomes to meet the UN Development goals 

  • Encouraging system-level decision making

15:20 - Case Study Presentation - 
Atkins Global
  • Presentation topics to be confirmed

15:40 - Case Study Presentation. 
  • Presentation partner to be confirmed

16:00 - Case Study Presentation - 
  • Presentation partner to be confirmed

16:30 - Conference Close

Thank you for attending! See you again soon.