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Sports Think Tank - Partner Events and Conferences

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Partner Events and Conferences

Here you can find information about events and conferences taking place around the sporting world that encompass the themes of policy making, academia and best practice. The Sports Think Tank often report from these events and produce subsequent blogs, publications and social media output.

Upcoming Events


European Week of Sport

Date: Sat, 23 Sep 2017 - Sat, 30 Sep 2017

The European Week of Sport aims to promote sport and physical activity across Europe. The Week is for everyone, regardless of age, background or fitness level.

Venue: Nationwide

Sports Aid Week

Date: Mon, 25 Sep 2017 - Sun, 01 Oct 2017

SportsAid Week is back for 2017! The initiative was launched last year to mark the charity's 40th anniversary and generated over £40,000 as Olympians, Paralympians, up-and-coming athletes, National Governing Bodies, schools, universities, commercial organisations and individuals rallied together for a week of fun and fundraising.

Venue: Nationwide

October 2017

Quest Active Communities Conference 2017

Date: Tue, 03 Oct 2017, 13:00 - 20:00

Quest is the industry improvement and quality assurance model and the Conference will provide delegates with the opportunity to network and benchmark with others in our sector in the superb setting of Stoke City's home ground.

Venue: Stoke City Football Club

Duty of Care RoundTable

Date: Wed, 04 Oct 2017, 08:00 - 10:15

Evaluating the Impact for Grassroots and Community Sport of Tanni Grey-Thompson's Report to DCMS

4th October 8-10am

The Duty of Care in sport report requires the sector to respond to the challenges it has set out. Much of the media focus has been on elite athletes and player pathways but what are the implications for community clubs charities, foundations and NGBs?

We will explore what the report means for community settings in a Chatham House style roundtable. You are warmly invited to join this small gathering of senior policy makers at the new London Sport House of Sport.

This is an invite only event

Venue: House of Sport, London

MOVE Congress 2017

Date: Wed, 04 Oct 2017 - Fri, 06 Oct 2017

The International Sport and Culture Association (ISCA) are organising one of the world's most dynamic conferences dedicated to sport and physical activity, the MOVE Congress in Birmingham, from 4−6 October 2017.

Venue: Birmingham Council House

November 2017

UKACtive National Summit

Date: Wed, 01 Nov 2017, 09:00 - 18:00

The largest political event in the sector's annual calendar, the ukactive National Summit has a renowned reputation for examining how physical activity can support the prevention agenda.

Venue: QEII Centre, London, SW1P 3EE

The Future of Sport 2017

Date: Wed, 08 Nov 2017, 09:00 - 16:00

Why Sports are proud to announce that the Future of Sport, 'Early Years to Employment' conference will take place on the 8th November 2017 at the RSM, Wimpole Street, London.

Venue: RSM Wimpole Street London