2014 Conference Programme

conference-dual-logoFeaturing a packed programme of international speakers showcasing examples of best practice from across Europe, the European Healthy Stadia Conference is the leading event for professionals involved in the cross-cutting fields of sport, health, community development and social responsibility. We are very pleased to announce the following programme of international speakers confirmed for the 2014 conference:

10.00 – 10.20 Welcome

Welcome from Healthy Stadia and Outline of the Conference – Matthew Philpott, Director, European Healthy Stadia Network

10.20 – 10.50 The Global Health Landscape and Role of Sport in Promoting Healthier Lifestyles

Johanna Ralston, Chief Executive Officer, World Heart Federation

10.50 – 12.20 Raising Levels of Physical Activity Through Participation in Sport and Healthier Sports Environments

Billy Singh, General Manager - Scottish Professional Football League Trust; and Dr Cindy Gray, Senior Researcher – Glasgow University

Hannah Gibbs, Development Manager – Living Streets

Morgan Buckley, General Manager for Development - World Rugby

12.20 – 14.00 Lunch, Networking, Exhibition & Side Events

14.00 – 15.45 Tackling Wider Health Issues Through Sport

Diet and Tobacco Control:

Anne-Kathrin Laufman, Director of CSR - SV Werder Bremen

Dr Kerstin Schotte, Tobacco Free Initiative - World Health Organisation

Mental Health and Wellbeing:

Geoff Wilson, Project Director, Health Programme - Irish Football Association

Mark Milton, Founder and Director – Education 4 Peace Foundation

15.45 – 16.30 Global Perspective on Sport and Health

Professor Jiri Dvorak, Chief Medical Officer - FIFA

16.30 Concluding Thoughts and Close of Conference