The Future of Culture, Tourism and Sport
14 Sep 2010
Speakers included: James Berresford, Chief Executive, VisitEngland and Martyn Allison, National Adviser, Culture and Sport, Local Government Improvement & Development

This national conference, held at Inmarsat Conference Centre, London, brought together senior officers and elected members with local partners and national development agencies to co-ordinate their efforts and position culture, tourism and sport within the place-shaping agenda.

Programme
09:50
Nigel Lynn Deputy Chief Executive, Spelthorne Borough Council and Chair, Chief Cultural and Leisure Officers Association (CLOA)
Welcome by conference chair

09:55
Panel discussion: session 1 future sustainability and development of the cultural and creative sectors
Councillor Chris White, Chair, Local Government Association (LGA) Culture, Tourism and Sport Board Richard Hunt, Head of Service Development, Culture, Sport and Communities, Suffolk County Council and Chair, National Culture Forum (NCF) Martyn Allison, National Adviser, Culture and Sport, Local Government Improvement & Development (LGID) Richard Russell, Director Strategic Partnerships, Arts Council England (ACE) Dean Rogers, National Officer with lead responsibility for the Culture and Sports Sector, PCS Union

10:35
Tricia Kilsby Policy Lead, Culture, Third and Private Sectors, Audit Commission
Fit and lean – managing performance, productivity and value

10:50
Moira Swinbank OBE Chief Executive, Legacy Trust UK
Re-igniting the Olympic legacy debate

11:05
Neil Wilson, Taking Part Manager, Department for Culture, Media and Sport
Taking Part – The national survey of culture, leisure and sport

11:20
Questions and discussion Session 1
12:00
James Berresford Chief Executive, VisitEngland
Making the case for investment in local visitor economies

12:15
Realising the benefits of sport Executive Director for Communities, Sport England
Mike Diaper, Executive Director, Children and Young People, Sport England Ruth Alleyne, Strategic Lead for Local Government, Sport England

12:30
The art of consultation – meaningful dialogue with stakeholders Programme Director, Consultation Institute
Rhion Jones, Programme Director, Consultation Institute Elizabeth Gammell, Director of Standards, Consultation Institute

12:45
Questions and discussion Session 2
14:00
Paul Bristow Senior Policy Adviser: Communities and Local Government, Museums, Libraries and Archives Council (MLA)
New delivery models and funding structures beyond organisational boundaries

14:15
Rodney Hill Chief Executive, Wigan Leisure and Culture Trust (WLCT)
Achieving efficiencies and driving quality through devolution of services

14:30
Simon Eden Chief Executive, Winchester City Council and Chair, Culture and Sport Living Places Group, Partnership and Urban South Hampshire (PUSH)
Integrating culture and sport within sustainable communities

14:45
Questions and discussion Session 3
15:30
Seminar 1: Regional Cultural Improvement Networks – the way forward
Sue Thiedeman, Cultural Services Improvement Manager, London Region Heidi Bellamy, Manager, Culture First, Culture and Sport Improvement Network for the East Sarah Dawes, East Midlands Tim Challans, West Midlands

15:30
Seminar 2: Achieving great art for everyone
Richard Russell, Director, Strategic Partnerships, Arts Council England (ACE)

15:30
Seminar 3: Supporting Creative Apprenticeships
Sarah Elderkin, Team Leader, Cultural Economy, Manchester Rionne Williams, Creative Apprentice – Cultural Regeneration Assistant, Manchester City Council Siobhan Farrington, HR Manager, The Lowry Jennie Godsalve, Engagement Advisor, Creative & Cultural Skills

15:30
Seminar 4: Culture and Sport Evidence programme (CASE)
Harman Sagger, Economic Advisor, Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS)

15:30
Seminar 5: The role of culture and sport in supporting adult social care
Tony Duggan, Head of Culture and Neighbourhoods, South Tyneside MBC Jane Robinson, Head of Adult Social Care, South Tyneside MBC

16:30
Close of conference