A city-wide approach: Collaboration and partnership working

Thursday 10th May - 10:55-11:35

In 2015, London Sport launched an ambitious strategy to make London the most physically active city in the world, with a specific target of getting 1,000,000 Londoners more physically active.

A systematic, city-wide approach has been adopted to help achieve this goal, involving collaborative work with a range of sectors and new partners.

This session will provide an update on progress to date, focusing on three areas in which London Sport has developed strategic actions plans: Workforce, Technology, and An Active and Inclusive Capital.

Barry Kelly, Specialist Advisor Physical Activity for Health at London Sport

Day 2: 10:55-11:35 Active Nation

With nearly 20 years’ experience in the health sector, Barry Kelly is specialist advisor on physical activity for health at London Sport. Barry has expertise in a range of areas including: planning and built environment, air quality, transport, health commissioning, health inequalities, physical activity and other lifestyle issues.

Panellists include:

Chris Pett, Head of Sector Programmes at The Open Data Institute

Craig Blain, Development Lead Physical Activity at UK Coaching

Valerie Copenhagen, Head of Participation at UK Deaf Sport