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

Refreshments served 

09:00 - 10:40 Morning Plenary Session I - (Lecture Theatre)

Why Sports 2024

09:00 - Welcome to the Why Sports 2024 Conference 
  • Welcome to the Conference

09:10 - Creating a Healthy and Active Great Britain
Kim Leadbeater, Member of Parliament for Batley and Spen (confirmed)
  • The presentation topics are to be confirmed

09:30 - Health Inequalities 
Julie Russell, Chair CLOA, Local Government Physical Activity Partnership (confirmed)
  • The presentation topics are to be confirmed

09:50 - Grassroots To Podium. Connecting Communities
Jon Dutton OBE, Chief Executive of British Cycling (confirmed)
 
  • The presentation topics are to be confirmed

10:10 - Headline Sponsor Presentation - The speaker is to be confirmed
  • The presentation topics are to be confirmed

10:30 -11:00 - Coffee, Refreshments, and Networking (Marble Hall and Gallery)

Served for all attendees

11:00 - Active Living, Thriving Minds. Mental Health and Exercise (Lecture Theatre)
Hayley Jarvis, Mind Physical Activity Team (confirmed)
  • The  presentation topics are to be confirmed

11:20 - The Missing Link 
Becky Rice, Senior Policy Advisor in Children's Health and Well-being, Barnardo's (confirmed)
  • Social Prescribing for Children and Young People.

11:40 - Community Health 
Dr Hussain Al-Zubaidi, South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust, Royal College of General Practitioners (confirmed)
  • The presentation topics are to be confirmed

12:00 - Community Health
Dr William Bird, CEO of Intelligent Health (confirmed)
Jason Furgus, Director Active Essex & Sport England Board Member (confirmed)
  • The challenges for the NHS system to prioritise prevention and physical activity

  • How physical activity being hard-wired into the health system in Essex and other areas

  • Place-based working and how it is working well in Essex. Making communities and places more active

  • A collaboration between physical activity, criminal justice, adult social care and transport

  • Health and activity must be at the heart of any healthy community

12:30 - Masterclass Session 1 -  Place Expansion (Lecture Theatre)
Lisa Dodd-Mayne, Executive Director for Place, Sport England (confirmed)
  • The Place Partnership Programme

  • Sport England £250m investment

12:50 - Masterclass Session 1 - Healthy Place Making Case Study Presentation (Lecture Theatre)
Ben Jones, Partnerships Director, ActiveXchange (confirmed)
  • Using Movement Data to Understand how spaces and places Work

12:30 - Masterclass Session 2 -Children and Young People  (Council Room)
Eugene Minogue, Executive Director, Play England (confirmed)
  • Levelling up children's play 

  • Free range urban neighbourhoods

12:30 - Masterclass Session 2 -Children and Young People  (Council Room)
Eugene Minogue, Executive Director, Play England (confirmed)
  • Levelling up children's play 

  • Free range urban neighbourhoods

12:30 - Masterclass Session 3 - Case Study Presentation (Council Room)
The speaker is to be confirmed
  • The presentation topics are to be confirmed

12:50 - Masterclass Session 3 - Case Study Presentation (Council Room)
The speaker is to be confirmed
  • The presentation topics are to be confirmed

13:15 - 14:30 Lunch and networking
  • 2-course buffet lunch

14:30 - Masterclass Presentation 4 - Sport For Social Change (Lecture Theatre)
Mark Lawrie, Chief Executive, Street Games (confirmed)
  • The presentation topics are to be confirmed

14:50 - Masterclass Presentation 4 - Sport For Social Change Case Study Presentation (Lecture Theatre)
  • The Speaker is to be confirmed
  • The presentation topics are to be confirmed

14:30 - Masterclass Presentation 5 - Volunteering in Our Communities (Council Room)
James Thomas, UK Health and Well-being Manager, Parkrun (confirmed)
  • The presentation topics are to be confirmed

14:50 - Masterclass Presentation 5 - Volunteering in Our Communities Case Study Presentation (Council Room)
The speaker is to be confirmed
  • The presentation topics are to be confirmed 

14:30 - Masterclass Presentation 6 -  Case Study Presentation (Manufacturing Room)
The speaker is to be confirmed
  • The presentation topics are to be confirmed 

14:50 - Masterclass Presentation 6 - Case Study Presentation (Manufacturing Room)
The speaker is to be confirmed
  • The presentation topics are to be confirmed 

15:15 - Comfort Break
  • The presentation topics are to be confirmed

15:20 - Overview of the Sport England 'Every Move' strategy
Denise Ludlum, Environmental Sustainability Lead, Sport England  (invited)
  • The presentation topics are to be confirmed

15:40 - Sustainable Sports and Leisure Facilities
The Speaker is to be confirmed
  • Illustrating successful implementation of sustainable practices

  • Showcasing measurable impacts on the environment and community

16:00 - Active Design 
The Speaker is to be confirmed
  • The presentation topics are to be confirmed

16:30 - Conference Closed 
 
  • Thank you for supporting the Why Sports 2024 Conference 

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