This one-day event will advance understanding of the policy process as it relates to physical activity in older age by critically discussing policy perspectives and evidence needs.
The seminar will help stakeholders focus their lobby efforts by encouraging a critical examination into how the policy process can lead to more effective distribution of resources. Speakers from the policy sphere, key stakeholder groups, and academia will provide various perspectives about engaging with the policy process to produce successful outcomes.
Date: 5 April 2017
Location: NCSEM East Midlands, Loughborough University
Free to attend
Confirmed speakers include
Dr Mike Brannan – Deputy National Lead for Adult Health and Wellbeing, Adults Health and Wellbeing Team, Public Health England
David Terrace – Richmond Group Sports And Activity Lead at Age UK
Bob Laventure – Consultant on Physical Activity and Older People at the BHF National Centre for Physical Activity and Health, and HEPA Europe
Yu-Ling Chen (Yo yo), PhD – Physical Activity and Public Health, Loughborough University
Dr Cassandra Phoenix – Reader in Critical Health Psychology, Department for Health, University of Bath
Dr Joe Piggin – Senior Lecturer in Sport Policy and Management, Loughborough University