Active lifestyles sector comes together for 2012 Summit

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22 November 2012

The UK active lifestyles sector comes together on 22 November 2012 to mark the launch of ukactive.

The Summit is the leading political event for the sector, the highlight of which is the launching of the new ukactive brand.

Held at the Congress Centre in central London, the Summit will comprise over 400 senior executives in the sport, health and physical activity sector, as well as a range of local and central government officials and leading corporate brands. The event is hosted by BBC broadcaster John Inverdale, leading on to a delegate drinks reception, an opportunity continue the debate, network with new contacts and celebrate our new brand.

The final confirmed speaker line-up includes Anna Soubry MP: Minister of State for Public Health, Andy Burnham MP: Shadow Secretary of State for Health, Carolyn Downs: Chief Executive of the Local Government Authority, Professor Mike Kelly: Director of the Centre of Public Health Excellence at NICE, Professor Mike Farrar CBE: Chief Executive of the NHS Confederation, Dr Will Norman: Director of Research at The Young Foundation, Nick Jones: Deputy Director of Communications and Head of Digital at No.10 & Cabinet Office, Tim Lloyd: Head of Digital Communication at BIS, Dr William Bird MBE: General Practitioner and Managing Director of Intelligent Health, Professor Gabriel Scally. Director of the WHO Collaborating Centre for Healthy Urban Environments, Baroness Tanni Grey Thompson DBE: Peer and Paralympic Gold Medallist, Sally Gunnell OBE: Olympic Gold medallist, Kate Hoey MP: Member of Parliament and Commissioner of Sport for GLA and Richard Caborn the former Sports Minister.

You can follow the Summit online by the hashtag #moretogether and look out for tweets throughout the day from @_ukactive.


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