Engaging generation inactive

Wednesday 8th May 09:50 - 10:30

Current rates of physical activity are unsustainable for the future of our public health service, and the health, wellbeing and longevity of our children.

There are many contributing factors from accessibility to technology, to concerns over safety when playing outside and barriers to the essential daily activity required to keep children happy and healthy.

How can we best provide opportunities for children to be active, and engage ‘generation inactive’? Out panel of speakers will share first hand experiences.


Jack Shakespeare, Director of Children, Young People, Families and Research at ukactive Kids

Using tools and resources already available to reach the least active


Catherine McLaughlin, Strategic Lead Children and Young People (Families) at Sport England

When does competition exclude?


Emily Reynolds, Head of Sport at Youth Sport Trust

Talk Title to be advised


Hannah Crane, Director of Workforce and Employability at Street Games