Sports Provision for Children and Young People
30 Nov 2010
5th National Conference. To be held at Wembley Stadium, London

This conference will bring together local authority heads of service with key delivery partners and national development agencies to discuss their roles within the new government’s strategy for children and young people’s sport.

Programme

Day 1 - 30 Nov 2010

10:00
Chair Iain Varah's welcome and Ivan Lewis MP, Iain Varah, Chief Culture, Sport, Community Learning Officer, London Borough of Redbridge, and Ivan Lewis, Shadow Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport
Chair's opening welcome and Keynote Address with QandA

10:20
Shaun Dawson, London Regional Community Champion, Sport England and Chief Executive of Lee Valley Regional Park Authority
The 2012 Olympics: ensuring a lasting legacy for children and young people

10:40
Linden Rowley Associate, Local Government, Improvement and Development Agency (IDeA)
Strategic commissioning - how to influence and access

11:00
Panel discussion: what will the free schools initiative mean for sport?
Chris Montacute, Strategic Director of Partnerships and Performance Networks, Specialist Schools and Academies Trust (SSAT) Annette Montague, Schools Director, Youth Sport Trust (YST)

11:30
Refreshments, networking and exhibition
12:00
Craig McAteer, Managing Director, Rochdale Boroughwide Cultural Trust and Chair, Sporta
How far can we go with the trusts model?

12:20
Panel discussion: challenges and opportunities in co-operatives
Justin Davis Smith, Chief Executive, Volunteering England Councillor Steve Reed, Leader, London Borough of Lambeth Tim Lamb, Chief Executive, Sport and Recreation Alliance (formerly the CCPR)

13:00
Buffet Lunch, networking and exhibition
14:00
Grant Aitken, Divisional Director for Leisure, London Borough of Newham
The changing relationship with schools

14:20
Panel discussion: Building partnerships with the private sector
Iain Varah, Chief Culture, Sport and Community Learning Officer, London Borough of Redbridge Andy Sutch, Executive Director, Business in Sport and Leisure (BISL) Richard Saunders, Chief Executive Officer, Greater Manchester Sports Partnership and Chair, County Sports Partnerships Network (CSPN)

15:00
Refreshments, networking and exhibition
15:30
Seminar 1: Upskilling coaches in school, club and community sport
Andy Baker, Director, Multisport4life

15:30
Seminar 2: Outsourcing and maximising engagement to ensure delivery of high quality physical activity in schools
Craig Jones, Operations Director, Fit for Sport

Day 2 - 31 Oct 2012

09:40
Mark Fisher, Director, Social Justice, Department for Work and Pensions
Opening address