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BASIS Sustainable Sport Conference will take place in Emirates Old Trafford, home of Lancashire County Cricket Club, on 29-30th April 2024. BASIS Conference brings together athletes, leaders and experts from sustainability and sport sectors.

BASIS Sustainable Sport Conference 2024:

The conference offers delegates the very best sustainability knowledge and expertise to help turn ambition into action at every level of sport across the country.

Panel/Presentation Agenda (30th April 2024)

0910-1000: Leadership & Governance with Dame Katherine Grainger (Chair, UK Sport), Chris Boardman MBE (Chair, Sport England), Sian Joseph (Deputy Director for Sport, DCMS) and Russell Seymour (Chair, BASIS)

1000-1030: Delivering Radical Change with Dr Graeme Heyes (Litmus Sustainability)

1100-1145: Sustainable Transport Solutions with Chris Boardman MBE (Commissioner, Active Travel England), Lydia Carrington (Edgbaston Stadium), Mark Epps (ATP Tour) & Ellen Cumber (Department for Transport)

1145-1230: Biodiversity in Sport with Kirstin McEvoy (The Jockey Club), Libi Newell (The R&A), Dr Marie Athorn (RSPB) & Holly McKinley (WWF)

1330-1415: Social Transformation Through Sport with Katie Cross (Pledgeball), Ben Fisher (The EFL), Sean McCabe (Bohemian FC) & Prof Lorraine Whitmarsh MBE (University of Bath)

1415-1500: Athletes & The Power of Sport with Melissa Wilson (GB Rower, Athletes of the World), David Wheeler (Wycombe Wanderers), Pragnya Mohan (Triathlete) & Kate Strong (Cyclist, Triathlete & Adventurer)

1500-1545: Reducing Sport’s Carbon Footprint with Filippo Veglio (UEFA), Stuart Dunlop (MCC), Phil Horton (RYA), Stephane Bazire (Silverstone) & Zoe Lee (Planet Mark)

1615-1700: Profit & Purpose In Sport with Sarah Peasey (Neuberger Berman), James Savage (Deloitte), Freddie Daley (Badvertising) & Scott Over (Sporting Giants)

1700-1745: Sustainable Broadcasting with BBC Sport & Sky Sports

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