Free-to-attend Conference and Seminar Sessions

When you register for your free pass to attend Elevate, COPA and Elite Sports Expo you will gain access to a huge range of seminar sessions, workshops and the Thought-Leaders Conference. A full timetable is shown below. You can also view individual streams by clicking on the buttons below.

Elevate Thought-Leaders Conference Strategies for an Active Nation Seminar Stream Future Performance Seminar Stream The Business of Physical Activity Seminar StreamActive Kids Seminar Stream Maximising wellbeing and performance seminar stream The Business of Physical Therapy Seminar Stream

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Moving Medicine

An initiative by FSEM (UK) in partnership with Public Health England and Sport England

The Faculty of Sport and Exercise Medicine in partnership with Public Health England and Sport England have created a Moving Medicine initiative - dedicated to spreading best practice and research to create a healthier, happier and more active nation. The Moving Medicine programme at Elevate brings this initiative to life exploring the relationship between physical activity and health improvement.


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Active Aquatics

This stream has been created by Swim England, specifically for those responsible for providing aquatic activities and facilities.


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Sessions on Wednesday 8th May 2019

Time Session Stream
09:50 - 10:20 The impact of a good night’s sleep on wellbeing, resilience and performance Wellbeing & Performance
09:55 - 10:35 If you want happier clients and a more profitable business, customer service is the key! Business of Therapy
09:55 - 10:35 Creating an effective digital marketing strategy Business of Activity
10:00 - 10:50 Applying science to sports performance Performance
10:05 - 10:45 Insights from PHE's Active 10 Campaign Active Nation
10:50 - 11:30 The evolution of hydration and human performance Wellbeing & Performance
10:55 - 11:35 Creating a strong and credible digital marketing strategy Business of Therapy
10:55 - 11:35 Making a success of your business: the role of technology Business of Activity
11:05 - 11:55 Prevention not cure - what is the role of personalised care? Conference
11:05 - 11:45 Combatting isolation and loneliness Active Nation
11:50 - 12:30 Creating services and spaces for active kids (and families) Active Kids
11:55 - 12:35 Data for improved clinical care and patient outcomes Business of Therapy
11:55 - 12:35 Fitness and franchising Business of Activity
12:05 - 12:45 Creating a blue print for physical activity partnerships Active Nation
12:15 - 12:45 Keynote Address: Tim Hollingsworth, CEO, Sport England Conference
12:30 - 13:10 Fuelling – from people to podiums Performance
12:50 - 13:30 The role of brands and role models in activating kids Active Kids
12:50 - 13:30 Delivering impact and value through workplace wellness Wellbeing & Performance
12:55 - 13:35 What does the new Long Term plan mean for AHPs? Business of Therapy
12:55 - 13:35 How to earn more and get a successful PT business – whilst saving time and hassle Business of Activity
13:05 - 14:00 What is the future of sport and mass participation? Conference
13:05 - 13:45 Co-locating health and physical activity services in leisure centres Active Nation
13:25 - 14:05 Optimising respiratory tract health in athletes Performance
13:50 - 14:30 Injury prevention and post-injury nutrition Wellbeing & Performance
13:55 - 14:35 Creating the spaces that customers want Business of Activity
13:55 - 14:35 Understanding the implications of First Contact Practitioners Business of Therapy
14:05 - 14:45 Personalised care and social prescribing Active Nation
14:30 - 15:25 Female health in sport Performance
14:50 - 15:30 Plant power: the rise of veganism and plant based diets Wellbeing & Performance
14:55 - 15:35 Virtual coaching: the future of wellbeing and fitness? Business of Activity
14:55 - 15:35 How to deliver exercise in the community and co-location of services Business of Therapy
15:45 - 16:35 Understanding the implications of concussion Performance
15:50 - 16:15 The State of the UK Fitness Industry Report - the golden age of fitness? Conference
15:50 - 16:30 Intermittent fasting and time restricted feeding: is the timing of when we eat as important as what we eat? Wellbeing & Performance
15:55 - 16:35 Building a brand: standing out from the crowd Business of Activity
16:40 - 17:30 What do customers really want? Conference
16:50 - 17:30 Prehabilitation – preventing injuries before they happen Wellbeing & Performance
16:55 - 17:30 Maximising performance environments – helping athletes to thrive Performance
16:55 - 17:30 Making sport and physical activity accessible for all Active Nation
16:55 - 17:30 Empowering patients: promoting self management and behaviour change Business of Therapy
16:55 - 17:30 Wellness/Spa Session Business of Activity

Sessions on Thursday 9th May 2019

Time Session Stream
09:50 - 10:30 The foundations of human movement: simplifying the complex puzzle Wellbeing & Performance
10:00 - 10:25 Keynote Address - Professor Dame Sally Davies Conference
10:00 - 10:50 From career changing injury to podium Performance
10:05 - 10:35 The future of fitness: trends and innovations Business of Activity
10:45 - 11:35 What will it take to get our children active? Conference
10:50 - 11:30 The importance of using Biomarkers for optimisation in sport and for preventative healthcare Wellbeing & Performance
10:50 - 11:30 The importance of using Biomarkers for optimisation in sport and for preventative healthcare Wellbeing & Performance
10:55 - 11:35 Creating products and services for older adults Business of Activity
10:55 - 11:35 Community connections and social prescribing Business of Therapy
11:05 - 11:45 Reviving the high street – opportunities for sport and leisure Active Nation
11:10 - 12:00 How do you break down a challenge: is the 2 hour marathon achievable? Performance
11:50 - 12:20 Podiatry, foot health and performance – what you need to know Wellbeing & Performance
11:55 - 12:45 Tackling inequalities - creating an active society Conference
11:55 - 12:35 Capitalising on the disruption of technology: the role of virtual technology on site Business of Activity
11:55 - 12:35 Making your practice profitable: create a financial safety net and the freedom to work on your own terms Business of Therapy
12:20 - 13:10 Maximising recovery and return to sport from hamstring injury Performance
12:35 - 13:35 Inclusivity: preparing the workforce Business of Activity
12:50 - 13:30 Active foundations: the importance of physical activity for early years Active Kids
12:50 - 13:20 Exploring alternative conditioning methods: off feet conditioning for on feet performance Wellbeing & Performance
12:55 - 13:35 Treatment outside the clinical setting Business of Therapy
13:05 - 13:45 Encouraging movement for all: supporting people with long term conditions to become more active Active Nation
13:30 - 14:20 Data, intelligence and analytics Performance
13:50 - 14:30 Using insight to deliver digital strategies that truly engage Active Kids
13:55 - 14:35 Innovative approaches to big builds Business of Activity
13:55 - 14:35 What are the benefits of group consultations Business of Therapy
14:05 - 14:45 How to create consistent physical activity messaging Active Nation
14:20 - 14:45 In conversation with ‘Dot’ Perkins, Captain, Invictus Games 2018 and Registered Physiotherapist Conference
14:40 - 15:30 Preparing for heat and humidity Performance
14:45 - 15:35 How to deliver successful active interventions in schools Active Kids
14:50 - 15:20 Longevity and anti-ageing Wellbeing & Performance
14:55 - 15:35 Driving the growth of group exercise Business of Activity
14:55 - 15:35 Creating a corporate wellness service Business of Therapy
15:05 - 15:45 Promoting sport and physical activity amongst women Active Nation
15:50 - 16:30 Integrating digital tools into patient care and support Business of Therapy
15:50 - 16:30 Technology: a friend not foe for getting kids active Active Kids
15:50 - 16:20 Electric Muscle Stimulation and Blood Flow Restriction training – for improved athletic performance Wellbeing & Performance
15:55 - 16:30 The changing shape of personal training: Is 'results-based fitness' outdated? Business of Activity
16:00 - 16:30 Engaging the least active: putting what people want from coaching into practice Active Nation

Sessions on Sunday 8th September 2019

Time Session Stream
12:05 - 12:45 Transforming leisure facilities to maximise community engagement Active Nation