MOVE Congress 2017 – Programme

Day 1
04 Oct 2017

Opening of the MOVE Congress 2017 – Welcome

Moderator: Sean Blair, ProMeet, UK

Speakers:

Councillor Ian Ward, Deputy Leader of Birmingham City Council, UK

Mogens Kirkeby, ISCA President, DK

MOVE Congress 2017
Day 2
05 Oct 2017

Plenary Session Day 1

Moderator: Sean Blair, ProMeet, UK

Speakers:

MOVE Congress 2017 for the Human Right to MOVE 

Karen Creavin, Head of Birmingham Wellbeing Services, Birmingham City Council, UK

ReMOVING Barriers – Getting it Right

Jennie Price, CEO of Sport England, UK

Creative conversation with the day’s keynote speakers

Full panel of speakers TBC

MOVE Congress 2017
10:30 - 11:00

NETWORKING BREAK

PARALLEL SESSIONS DAY 1

TRACK 1

MOVEment Spaces:

Reframing Urban Spaces for Physical Activity

TRACK 2

Removing Barriers – Getting it Right:

Engaging Hard-to-Reach Groups in Physical Activity

Plenary session, 11.00 – 12.30

To many citizens, today’s cities can feel like hostile environments where high-rise buildings, cars, concrete and fences stand as obstacles to exercising outdoors and feeling safe when doing so. Our speakers will draw on their experiences to show how urban spaces can be reframed as active spaces – even in densely populated cities. In this session, we will look at “green” (parks and green spaces), “black” (paved and asphalt spaces) and “blue” (water) settings that can offer solutions to the perceived lack of MOVEment spaces in our cities.

Plenary session, 11.00 – 12.30

Although everyone has the fundamental right to move, many social groups are being left behind when it comes to access and awareness of affordable activities that can enhance their wellbeing. As a result, their physical activity levels tend to be much lower and it can be hard to motivate them to take up or continue activities, especially if they are not tailored to their needs. Join the debate and learn from physical activity initiatives and campaigns that have successfully ReMOVED barriers to reaching the “hard-to-reach”.

Speakers:

Gil Penalosa, Founder and Chair of the Board of 8 80 Cities, Canada

Moderator: Claire Pickles, StreetGames, UK 

Speakers:

Jane Ashworth, CEO StreetGames, UK

MOVE Congress 2017
12:30 - 13:30

Lunch break

Workshops Day 1

TRACK 1

MOVEment Spaces:

Reframing Urban Spaces for Physical Activity

TRACK 2

ReMOVING Barriers – Getting it Right:

Engaging Hard-to-Reach Groups in Physical Activity

Workshop 1, 13.30 – 15.30

Moderator: Gary Parsons, Sport England Planning Manager, UK

Speakers (more to be announced):

Taking cycling to the next level through effective advocacy

Kevin Mayne, Development Director at European Cyclists’ Federation, Belgium

OUR Parks – Bringing activities to our communities

Born Barikor, CEO of Our Parks, UK

Workshop 2, 13.30 – 15.30

Moderator: Hannah Crane, StreetGames, UK

Speakers (more to be announced):

Transforming sport for the benefit of every woman and girl

Ruth Holdaway, Chief Executive, Women in Sport, UK (TBC)

Integration of Refugees through Sport

Daniela Conti and Carlo Balestri, UISP, Italy

 

MOVE Congress 2017
15:30 - 16:00

Networking break

Closing of Day 1 indoor sessions

Moderator: Sean Blair, ProMeet, UK

Speakers: To be announced

MOVE Congress 2017

I am a volunteer!

MOVE Congress delegates will get hands-on experience of local community initiatives in Birmingham. More details to come.

MOVE Congress 2017
20:00 - 23:00

Networking Party

Day 3
06 Oct 2017

PLENARY SESSION DAY 2

MOVE Congress for the Human Right to MOVE

Moderator: Sean Blair, ProMeet, UK

Speakers:

Baroness Sue Campbell, Youth Sport Trust Chair, UK

MOVE Congress 2017

PARALLEL SESSIONS DAY 2

TRACK 3

Me Time, Wellbeing Time – WILD Time!

Bringing Physical Activity Back to Nature

TRACK 4

Active School Communities:

Creating an Active Culture for Every Child

Plenary session, 9.45 – 10.30

As modern work and technology consume more and more hours from our day, the need to “create time” is starting to dominate the wellness space: time for ourselves, time to look after our bodies and time to reconnect with nature. MOVE Congress partner The Wild Network believes the answer to combating sedentary behaviour among adults and children, and reclaiming our “me time” and “wellness time”, is through WILD time. Join this session to discover the advantages of un-taming your physical activity offers and bringing your participants back to nature!

Plenary session, 9.45 – 10.30

Despite physical education reforms in some countries, opportunities for physical activity are still vanishing from the average school day. This session will reveal how different stakeholders are working with schools on innovate approaches to physical activity before, during and after school. Our speakers will show how programmes are targeting children that need the support and confidence to MOVE more, and addressing the physical, social and emotional barriers that their influence their motivation. Discover your role in building active school communities!

Moderator: TBC

Speakers (more to be announced):

What if?

Mac Macartney, Co-founder of liquid.school, UK (TBC)

Five ways to wellbeing: Connect, Be Active, Take notice, Keep learning, Give

Anke Winchenbach, NEF Consulting, New Economics Foundation, UK (TBC)

 

Moderator: Alison Oliver, Chief Executive of Youth Sport Trust, UK

Speaker:

Creating an Active Culture for Every Child

Dr William Bird MBE, CEO of Intelligant Health, UK

 

MOVE Congress 2017
10:30 - 11:00

Networking Break

Workshops Day 2

TRACK 3

Me Time, Wellbeing Time – WILD Time!

Rewilding the City

TRACK 4

Active School Communities

Ready to MOVE

Workshop 1, 11.00 – 13.00

Moderator: Mark Sears, Chief Wild Officer at the Wild Network, UK

Speakers:

Getting active outdoors

Trudi Else, Sport England Strategic Lead, UK

The Rewilding the City concept

Mark Sears, Chief Wild Officer at the Wild Network, UK

We believe a more beautiful world is possible

Dan Burgess, Swarm, UK

Workshop 2, 11.00 – 13.00

Moderator: Chris Wright, Youth Sport Trust Head of Wellbeing, UK

Speakers:

Bike Safe – Walk Safe

Jonathan Hooshmand, The University of Miami KiDZ Neuroscience Center, Miami, USA

Start2Move

Kate Thornton-Bousfield, Youth Sport Trust Development Manager for Physical Literacy, UK

Finnish Schools on the Move

Antti Blom, Program Director, Finnish Schools on the Move programme, Finland (TBC)

 

13:00 - 14:00

Lunch break

Together we can achieve almost anything!

Workshop on partnership and cross-sector collaboration

Moderator: Sean Blair, ProMeet, UK

I am a volunteer!

MOVE Congress delegates will get hands-on experience of local community initiatives in Birmingham. More details to come.

19:00

End of the MOVE Congress 2017 and departures