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Thurs 28th Jan 2016
08:30am – 18:30pm


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Book before 31st May 2016 and receive a 30% discount to Active Working Summit 2017.

The Active Working Summit is officially supported by Dame Sally Davies, Chief Medical Officer of England.

The programme for 2017 will be published in September 2016.

Our last event included the following sessions and speakers:

Julian Worricker, Broadcaster & Journalist, BBC

K E Y N O T E   S P E E C H
James Levine, Professor of Medicine, Director Obesity Solutions, Mayo Clinic and Arizona State University

S E S S I O N 1: Sedentary Behaviour: Health Research Evidence and Key Priorities
  • A New Horizon - Impact of the Expert Statement
    Gavin Bradley, Founding Director, Active Working CIC
  • Sedentary Behaviour Public Health Research: What We Now Know. What We Don’t Know Yet.
    Dr Jason Gill, BHF Glasgow Cardiovascular Research Centre, University of Glasgow
  • How Much Sitting time is Acceptable? And How Much is Too Much?
    Dr Stacy Clemes, Senior Lecturer in Human Biology , Loughborough University
S E S S I O N 2: Sedentary Behaviour: Workplace Research and Overcoming the Challenges
  • Workplace Evidence: What We Now Know. What We Don’t Know Yet.
    Dr Veerle Hermans, Head of Ergonomics (IDEWE), Prof. Ergonomics (Free University of Brussels)
  • Behaviour Change Techniques in the Workplace
    Raluca Matei, Research Manager (Active Working) / Psychology PhD Candidate, Manchester Metropolitan University
  • Health at Work: Growing Impact of Musculoskeletal Disorders on Productivity.
    Prof. Stephen Bevan, Director, The Work Foundation
  • UK Workplace Research and Impacts on Reduction in Sedentary Behaviour.
    Dr Fehmidah Munir, Reader in Health Psychology, Loughborough University
  • Workplace Team Sport – Systematic review of individual, Group and Organisational Benefits
    Hilary Mc Dermott, Senior Lecturer in Psychology, Loughborough University
  • Key Stakeholders: Dealing with the Challenges of Sedentary Working (Panel Discussion).
    Mike Knapton, Associate Medical Director, British Heart Foundation
    Jo Foster, Physical Activity Lead, Macmillan
    Stuart Blackman, Chief Executive, BackCare
    Ben Wilmott, Head of Strategy, CIPD
S E S S I O N 3: Solutions Promoting Active Working
  • Ergonomics of Sit-Stand Solutions.
    Dr Veerle Hermans, Head of Ergonomics (IDEWE), Prof. Ergonomics (Free University of Brussels)
  • Tools to Identify, Diagnose and Remediate Health Risks of Sedentary Behaviour in the Office
    Emily Tims, Managing Director, Little Nudge
  • Creating an Open Culture to Promote Employee Wellbeing Awareness and Action
    Amy Mc Keown, Health EY, People Advisory Services
  • Education, Education, Education.
    Sue Jutley, Head of Engagement, Active Working Group
  • Breaking Down the Barriers to Equipment and Education.
    Luke Armstrong, Head of Business Development, Sit-Stand.Com
  • Corporate Gyms: Strategies to Increase Employee Usage and Engagement.
    James Shillaker, CEO, Incorpore
S E S S I O N 4: Company Case Studies & the Business Case for Active Working
  • Cost / Benefit Analysis for Active Working and Bringing about Behaviour Change.
    Dr William Bird, CEO, Intelligent Health
  • Breaking the Mould. The Challenge for Workplace Design.
    Sam Sahni, Head of Workplace Consultancy, Morgan Lovell
  • Our Journey to Active Working: Company Case Studies.
    Laura Johnstone, HR Director, Austin Fraser
    Jo Foster, Physical Activity Programme Lead, Macmillan Cancer Support
    Kevin Tesh, Principal Ergonomist, Johnson & Johnson Medical
  • Panel Discussion.
C L O S I N G   A D D R E S S
“Blueprint for an Active Britain. The Workplace”
Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson, Chair, ukactive

N E T W O R K I N G     D R I N K S

Dr James Levine
Prof. of Medicine,
Director Obesity Solutions,
Mayo Clinic and
Arizona State University

Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson
Chair, ukactive