Morning Keynotes – Chaired by Lord Andrew Lansley CBE
9.15 – 9.25
Steven Ward, CEO, ukactive
The Government’s Strategy for Sport: Two Years on
9.25 – 9.45
Tracey Crouch MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Sport and Civil Society
Physical Activity: A social solution
9:45 – 10:05
Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson, Chair, ukactive
Make physical activity work for all
10:05 – 10:20
Penny Mordaunt MP, Minister of State for Disabled People, Health and Work
The Power of Physical Activity & Sport
10:20 – 10:40
Lawrence Dallaglio OBE, Rugby World Cup Winner, Founder of the Lawrence Dallaglio Foundation
Professor Greg Whyte OBE, Director centre for Health & Human Performance
Tea and coffee break
Morning Breakout Sessions
Active Design: How do we ensure that new developments encourage activity?
This breakout session will discuss what steps need to be taken to ensure that future building developments – especially housing and major regeneration projects – encourage activity through their design and development.
Peter Bonfield OBE, CEO, BRE Group
Dr. Will Norman, Walking and Cycling Commissioner, GLA
Charles Johnston, Property Director, Sport England
Mary Parsons, Group Director, Placemaking and Regeneration, Places for People
Debbie Kaye, Vice Chair, cCLOA
Our Ageing Population: How can physical activity play a leading role in social and residential care?
This breakout session will aim to stimulate a discussion on re-thinking current approaches to social and residential care, ensuring physical activity programmes for older adults become a core service provision.
With evidence that sustained physical activity in older age is associated with improved overall health, this session will discuss what measures should be taken to support activity becoming more readily available and accessible to older communities.
Professor Sir Muir Gray CBE, Consultant in Public Health Oxford University Hospitals & the first Chief Knowledge Officer for the NHS
Elaine Rashbrook, National Lead for Older People, NCD global health lead, Public Health England
Bev Taylor, Senior Choice Manager – Social Prescribing, NHS England
Councillor Izzi Seccombe OBE, Chair, LGA Community Wellbeing Board
Helen Hughes, Director of Strategy & Change, Alzheimer’s Society
Ben Allen, CEO & Founder, Oomph
Looking after our future: what steps need to be taken to secure an active, healthy lifestyle for our nation’s children?
Following on from the morning keynote session, this breakout session will debate the changes required to address the growing issues of inactivity and obesity amongst the nation’s children. It will discuss both the practical interventions that can support the 60 minutes a day prescribed as necessary by the CMO, and also debate how a more integrated approach to health – both diet and activity – can support the overall ambition of a healthy child.
Adrian Packer CBE, Founder and CEO, CORE Education Trust
Darren Campbell MBE, Olympic Gold Medallist, Founder of Team Super Schools, Former presenter of Game Changers on Sky Sports
Dr Lauren Sherar, Senior Lecturer in Physical Activity and Public Health, Loughborough University
Myles Bremner, Former Director of the School Food Plan
Steve Howell, Head Teacher, City of Birmingham School
Emily Arkell, Head of Policy, The Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health
12.00 – 13.00
Chaired by Lord Andrew Lansley CBE
Investment in the nation’s health
Sonia Wolsey-Cooper, Chief Corporate Responsibility Officer, AXA UK & Ireland
The role of physical activity in the criminal justice system
13:15 – 13:30
Dr Phillip Lee MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Youth Justice, Victims, Female Offenders and Offender Health
Redemption – From Iron Bars to Iron Man
John McAvoy, World-record holder and endurance athlete
Tea & Coffee break
14.10 – 14.30
Afternoon Breakout Sessions
Removing “hidden barriers”: How can more disabled people lead an active, healthy life?
Society faces an unprecedented challenge addressing the scale of inactivity in the UK, and this is even more acutely seen amongst disabled people who have significantly higher levels of inactivity. This panel will discuss what practical steps should be taken to address both the physical and psychological barriers experienced by disabled people in relation to physical activity, and what drivers/tools can be used to encourage, champion, and promote activity further.
Lord Shinkwin, Member of the House of Lords
Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson, ukactive, Chair
Nick Perchard, Head of Community, Premier League
Suzanne Bull, CEO, Attitude is Everything
Dr Philip Friend OBE FRSA, Trustee, English Federation of Disability Sport
Improving Mental Wellbeing: How can the power of physical activity be fully harnessed to support improvements in mental health?
With the work of Mind and campaigns such as Heads Together shining a light on the importance of mental health, this panel will discuss what more needs to be done to connect the benefits of physical activity with mental well-being across all ages and backgrounds.
Will Smithard, Strategic Projects Director, ukactive
Edwin Morgan, Deputy Director of Policy, Institute of Directors
Dr Zoe Williams, Clinical Champion for Physical Activity and Lifestyle, RCGP
Chris Martin, CEO, The Mix
Dr Davina Deniszczyc, Medical Executive Director, Nuffield Health
Emma Boggis, CEO, Sport and Recreation Alliance
A tool for social change: how can physical activity help shape our communities?
This breakout session will debate how physical activity can support the process of addressing some of the fundamental issues within current society – including disconnected communities, isolation, youth crime, and radicalisation – and discuss what measures would allow its power to be fully harnessed.
Dr. Steven Mann, Research Director, ukactive
Penny Hobman, Deputy Director Integration Strategy Department for Communities and Local Government
Arun Kang, CEO, Sporting Equals
Kathryn Morley, CEO, Onside Youth Zones
Frankie Bennett, Founder, The Hard Yard
Adrian Packer CBE, Founder and CEO, CORE Education Trust
*Session titles and timings subject to change