workshop conference

Moving Surrey Forward

A conference to explore physical activity’s role in improving lives and wellbeing.

This free event on 2 April 2019 welcomed delegates from health, leisure, planning, sport and local government, in the commercial, public and voluntary sectors.

Through a series of main stage presentations and workshops, the day offered networking opportunities, discussions and updates on national and local programmes which are improving people's lives - and highlighted why tacking inactivity needs to be at the forefront of everyone’s agenda.

Surrey physical activity conference 2019

Mainstage Speakers

Campbell Livingston

Campbell Livingston: Director, Active Surrey

Making Surrey the most active county - progress and next steps

scarlett mcnally

Scarlett McNally: Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon & Council Member, Royal College of Surgeons

Exercise: the miracle cure to save the NHS & how to get everyone started

rosie meek

Professor Rosie Meek: Head of School of Law, Royal Holloway University of London

The role of sport and physical activity in criminal justice

diana moran

Diana Moran: TV presenter & physical activity champion

The 'Green Goddess' - staying active as we age

justin newman

Justin Newman: Devolution Programme Director, Surrey Heartlands

Transforming healthcare in Surrey

 Naomi Shearon

Naomi Shearon: Stragic Lead for Behaviour Change, Sport England

Sport England's Local Delivery Pilots, & what they can mean for Surrey

Link: morning presentations and workshops

Link: afternoon presentations and workshops

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Workshop details

Jumpers for goalposts

Examining the results of new research on behaviour change for the less active.

Friday night takeover

Sharing best practise for engaging teens in positive activity at times of low leisure centre demand.

How PA can help improve social outcomes

Examples of how physical activity has been used to improve outcomes around mental health & areas of deprivation.

So what?

Ways of measuring and conveying impact in reports ready for funding bids.

Making every customer count

Introduction to a host of free, healthier lifestyle resources to help tackle inactivity and reduce health costs.

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Finding a different path

A panel discussion on the role physical activity can play in reducing crime and aiding rehabilitation.

Active design principles

How communities can be planned and adapted to encourage physical activity.

Moving mums; improving women's wellbeing

An insight into initiatives which boost mental and physical health amongst women and girls.

Everyone's included (in partnership with Surrey Coalition of Disabled People)

Helping shape a new strategy to increase participation in physical activity by disabled people.

*Cancellations / non-attendance

Thanks to partner funding, including from Sport England and the National Lottery, this event is free for those who attend. However a £50 charge will be incurred for cancellations with less than two weeks’ notice of the event. Substitution of another attendee from your organisation is allowed – please contact us with their name, stating they are a replacement.

Non-attendance at the event for any reason with less than 14 days’ notice will result in you / your organisation being invoiced £50 for the cost of your place. By making a booking, you accept this term.

Active Surrey reserves the right to cancel, postpone or otherwise alter the content or date of the event without notice.