Fit for the Future 2021: Stronger Together 

The Sport and Recreation Alliance is thrilled to announce that our Fit for the Future Convention 2021 will be taking place on Wednesday 27 January. Our annual flagship event will focus on the hugely important topic of diversity and inclusivity.

The upcoming convention, will continue to progress the work that has been carried out by the Alliance as we continue the fight for a level playing field, both within and outside the sector.

The day will consist of learning workshops, panels and networking opportunities to ensure you get the most out of the event.

All sessions will be recorded so they can be consumed at a later date but we encourage attendance as all sessions will be interactive.

Ticket prices:

  • Alliance Member / Affiliate  - £24.99  
  • Non Member - £49.99 
  • Organisational Ticket (6 people) - £99.99
  • Non Member Organisational Ticket (6 people) - £199.99

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The conference programme can be found below:

Time 

Session 

10:00 - 11:00 

Join our panel as they introduce the day and discuss why inclusivity and diversity is such an important topic: 
 
- Lisa Wainwright, CEO, Sport and Recreation Alliance 
- Claire Harvey, Paralympian & Consultant  
- Rashmi Becker, Inclusivity & Diversity Board Lead, Sport England  
- Alison McGovern, MP, Shadow Minister, DCMS

11:00-11.15 

Networking - have a chat with your colleagues in the sector in our breakout rooms 

 

Attend two of our three 45 minute workshops which will be running simultaneously. Don't worry all sessions are recorded for consumption at a later date:

11:15 - 12:45 

Claire Harvey, Paralympian & Consultant

Driving Inclusive Culture and Inclusion Strategy   

Show Racism the Red Card, Paul Kearns, Deputy Chief Executive, Shaka Hislop, Honorary President and ex professional

25 years of Show Racism The Red Card

Stack Sports, Greg Sturge, Director of Strategy

Using Data to Track/Understand Equality and Participation 

12:45 - 13:30 

Lunch and networking - grab some lunch and have a catch-up with your colleagues in the sector 

 

Attend two of our three 45 minute workshops which will be running simultaneously. Don't worry all sessions are recorded for consumption at a later date:

13:30 - 15:00 

Amaechi Performance Systems, Chris Garrison, Director

Building High Performance Inclusive Teams

Activity Alliance, Catherine Slater, Engagement Team Leader

A Fair Future: An Inclusive Response  

Dana Abdulkarim, Steering Group, International Working Group on Women & Sport, Chance to Shine Trustee and Secondary Head of PE 

Opening the Doors to Your Sport

15:00 - 15:15 

Networking - have a chat with your colleagues in the sector in our breakout rooms 

15:15 - 16:15 

Join our panel of elite athletes as they discuss how you can make your sport open for all.                                                                                                    

  • Sophie Carrigill, GB Wheelchair Basketballer. Paralympian. World & European Silver Medalist                                           
  • Ama Agbeze MBE England Netballer, Commonwealth Games Gold Medalist                                                                         
  • Ashton Hewitt, Professional Rugby Player, Dragons
  • Chaired by Chris Garrison, Amaechi Performance Systems

16:15-16:30

Closing Remarks - Barry Horne, CEO, Activity Alliance