27th April, Emirates Stadium, London (Arsenal FC)
About the Conference
We are pleased to invite you to the European Healthy Stadia Conference to be held on Thursday 27th April at the iconic Emirates Stadium â€“ home of Arsenal FC.
This will be the fourth international conference held by Healthy Stadia, and will celebrate 10 years of the European Healthy Stadia movement with 250 delegates expected on the day. The conference is now considered the principal symposium and networking space for professionals involved in the cross-cutting fields of sport, health and community development, but will also be of interest to those working in CSR and sport, facilities management and sustainability in sport.
Who should attend?
Owing to the cross-cutting themes of sport, health and social responsibility, we warmly invite practitioners, researchers and policy makers working across the following organisations and disciplines:
- Community foundation trusts
- Public health & environmental health
- Corporate social responsibility (CSR)
- Governing bodies of sports and league operators
- Stadia and facilities management
- Sports venue catering
- Stadium stewarding and security
- Sustainability and sport
- Transport and urban planning
Conference Themes and Speakers
The conference programme will feature a wide range of speakers from national and European governing bodies of sport, clubs, foundation trusts, stadium operators, academic researchers and national government. This is your opportunity to explore the latest developments, trends and examples of best-practice.
The 2017 edition of the conference will have a specific focus on the growing interaction between academic research, policy and practice in the field of Healthy Stadia, with many presentations underlining the benefits of partnerships established between research institutions, clubs/venues and governing bodies.
The conference will be structured around plenary presentations and two sets of parallel sessions covering a wide range of cross-cutting themes relating to health and sport, including:
- Physical activity interventions
- Sports sponsorship, catering options and health
- Mental health and wellbeing interventions
- Active travel and active spectatorship
- Obesity and weight-loss interventions
- Tobacco control and alcohol policies
- Academic research partnerships
- Dementia friendly sports venues
Presentations from the following organisations, clubs & research institutes:
A full Conference Programme of keynote speakers, plenary workshops and timings will be published in early January 2017.
To view the speaker programmes, reviews and conference presentations from our past three editions of the European Healthy Stadia Conference (2009, 2013, 2014), please visit our Past Conferences Page.
We are proud to announce that the conference is kindly being supported by our sport and health partners, UEFA and World Heart Federation.