Leap partner forum: active design and environments

Active environments and active design

Our next partner forum will focus on how to encourage more active lifestyles through the built environment or green infrastructure.

Wednesday 30th January
The Gateway, Aylesbury

Agenda

11am Networking and refreshments

11:15am Welcome and introductions (Mark Ormerod – Director, Leap)
How can we all improve lives through creating Active Communities and who do we need to work with to do this?

11:30am Growth and major projects in Bucks & MK
(Ian Barham – Partnership Manager, Thames Valley Local Enterprise Partnership )
Ian will outline the headlines for growth in Bucks and the surrounding area, highlighting the major infrastructure projects that are planned to support this growth and opportunities to link to community wellbeing.

11:45am Healthy places, healthy futures, growing great communities
(Tiffany Burch – Consultant in Public Health, Buckinghamshire Public Health Team)

Public health colleagues will take us through the 2018 Annual Report from the Director of Public Health. Focusing on how well designed places and socially connected communities offer solutions to our current and future health challenges.

12pm Active Design Principles
(Phil Raiswell – Regional Planning Manager, Sport England)

Sport England will give us an overview of their Active Design Principles and how places and spaces can encourage more active lives.

12:15pm What can we do together?
(Mark Ormerod – Director, Leap)

Table discussions…. What opportunities do we have to influence locally? How and who do we need to influence? How do we best work together?

12:35pm The work of Sustrans…
(Sarah Leeming – Regional Manager, Sustrans)

Using examples from their work in Wokingham, Peckham and beyond Sustrans will give us a flavour of what they do and how they work with new and existing neighbourhoods to create active communities.

12:50pm The work of Living Streets…
(Julia Crear – Regional Director, Living Streets)

Using examples from their work in Wokingham, Peckham and beyond Sustrans will give us a flavour of what they do and how they work with new and existing neighbourhoods to create active communities.

1:05pm What can we do together?
(Mark Ormerod – Director, Leap)

Table discussions…. Add to notes from earlier, any further ideas to influence, opportunities and who?

1:15pm Close and round up followed by lunch and networking
(Mark Ormerod – Director, Leap)

Please join us for a light lunch and networking opportunity.

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