European Healthy Stadia Conference 2017

27th April, Emirates Stadium, London (Arsenal FC)

About the Conference

We are pleased to invite delegates to the European Healthy Stadia Conference to be held on Thursday 27th April at the iconic Emirates Stadium – home of Arsenal F.C.

This will be the fourth international conference held by Healthy Stadia, and will celebrate 10 years of the European Healthy Stadia movement with 250 delegates and 40 speakers participating on the day. The conference is now considered the principal symposium and networking space for professionals involved in the cross-cutting fields of sport, health and community development, but will also be of interest to those working in CSR and sport, facilities management and sustainability in sport.

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who’s speaking?

The conference programme will feature a wide range of plenary and breakout sessions led by national and European governing bodies of sport, foundation trusts, stadium operators, academic researchers and national government. This is your opportunity to explore the latest developments, trends and examples of best-practice and hear from the following organisations:

  • Arsenal F.C.
  • UEFA
  • Sport England
  • Premiership Rugby
  • World Heart Federation
  • Portugues Football Federation
  • Lancashire CCC Foundation
  • EU Sport Unit
  • European Club Association

  • Amateur Swimming Association
  • Norwegian Football Federation
  • Rugby Football League
  • Everton in the Community
  • European Golf Tour
  • Gaelic Athletic Association
  • KAA Gent
  • English Premier League
  • FIFA

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who should attend?

Owing to the cross-cutting themes of sport, health and social responsibility, we warmly invite practitioners, researchers and policy makers working across the following organisations and disciplines:

  • Community foundation trusts
  • Public health & environmental health
  • Corporate social responsibility (CSR)
  • Governing bodies of sports and league operators
  • Stadia and facilities management

  • Sports venue catering
  • Stadium stewarding and security
  • Sustainability and sport
  • Transport and urban planning
  • Academic and market research

The conference is kindly supported by our partners at UEFA and World Heart Federation.

Conference Themes

The 2017 edition of the conference will have a specific focus on the growing interaction between academic research, policy and practice in the field of Healthy Stadia, with many presentations underlining the benefits of partnerships established between research institutions, clubs / venues and governing bodies. The conference will be structured around plenary presentations and two sets of parallel sessions covering a wide range of cross-cutting themes relating to health and sport, including:

  • Physical activity interventions
  • Sports sponsorship, catering options and health
  • Mental health and wellbeing interventions
  • Active travel and active spectatorship

  • Obesity and weight-loss interventions
  • Tobacco control and alcohol policies
  • Research and evaluation partnerships
  • Dementia friendly sports venues

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Past Conferences

To view the speaker programmes, reviews and conference presentations from our past three editions of the European Healthy Stadia Conference