'Fit for the Future', The Sporting Memories Foundation Conference takes place at Malmaison, 1-3 Piccadilly, Manchester on Tuesday 17th September 2019. 

We would be delighted if you would be able to join us at our very first Sporting Memories Foundation Conference which we have titled ‘Fit for the Future'. We have chosen this title as the conference will be forward thinking and bringing together in one room influential academics, policy makers, funders, providers, practitioners, commissioners and carers. Topics covered will include national policy, active ageing, the lived experience, sport for development, demonstrating impact and of course, updates on the work of Sporting Memories. With representatives both on the podium and in the audience from the public, private and third sector, this is a conference not to miss.

We have an exciting line up of speakers confirmed including:

  • Professor Alistair Burns - Professor of Old Age Psychiatry, University Manchester & National Clinical Director for Dementia and Older People’s Mental Health, NHS England
  • Dr Hilda Hayo - Chief Admiral Nurse and CEO of Dementia UK, Visiting Fellow in Dementia- University of Northampton
  • Sarah Mortiboys - Sport for Development Coalition Manager
  • Professor Claire Surr - Professor of Dementia & Director Centre for Dementia Research at Leeds Beckett University
  • Darshan Sanghrajka – Founder of Super Being Labs and member of the Ventures Advisory Board at UnLtd
  • Chris Gilliver - lived experience
  • Tony Jameson-Allen FRSA - Co-founder of Sporting Memories & Visiting Fellow, Leeds Beckett University

Registration is from 09:45 

Conference opens 10:30

Lunch (provided) 13:10 - 14:00

Conference closes 15:15

Who should attend? The conference content will be of particular interest to: 

  • Commissioners
  • Public Health
  • NHS/Primary Care
  • Local Authorities
  • Care Homes and Housing Associations
  • Academics
  • Sport and Leisure Trusts
  • Community Foundations 
  • Third Sector organisations
  • Organisations interested in establishing Sporting Memories programmes
  • Sports Media

Book a place

Ticket Quantity Price

Private and Public Sector

Decrease Increase £60.00

Charities & Social Enterprises

Decrease Increase £45.00