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10:00 AM

Welcome and Keynote

Liz Nicholl, CEO   UK Sport

10:45 AM

Industry- Led Workshops - Session One

Loughborough Sport   Al Stewart, Head of Strength & Conditioning

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My current S&C role in Loughborough Sport Careers available within S&C and current opportunities for S&C coaches at LS How I got into S&C and my career journey to date The S&C coaches scope of practice Highs and lows – the reality of working in S&C Top-tips on how to break into S&C

10:45 AM

Working as a Clinical Exercise Specialist

CP&R (Clinical Prevention and Rehabilitation clinic)   Matthew Thompson

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CP+R® stands for Clinical Prevention and Rehabilitation. Put simply, we both prevent ill health and help people to successfully rehabilitate from illness. We were founded to deliver private cardiac and cancer rehabilitation, offering a level of service unparalleled anywhere in London or the world. From these areas of expertise we have expanded to help anyone wanting to live longer better. We are experts in our field, providing bespoke clinical programmes that combine exercise, nutrition guidance, psychological support and professional friendship. Our service is underpinned by our sound scientific approach and delivered by our inspirational team of clinical exercise specialists and nurses.

10:45 AM

Sport Development

Volleyball England and British Triathlon   Rob Payne

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Don't miss out on the chance to hear about Rob Payne's role and his pathway into the industry. Also, you will get the chance to hear about the opportunities available form the University into VE as well as the reality and top tip of working in this sector.

5:04 PM

Sports Consultancy

Switch The Play   Steve Mitchell + Rob Young, Directors

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Rob and Mitch will explain their personal journeys from Loughborough Alumni (1997-2001) through various organisations into running successful consultancy businesses individually and as a collective. They will talk about the different type of work and clients they have experienced and the opportunities that roles offering advice, business coaching and consultancy support to organisations across sport and physical activity.

4:00 PM

Performance Lifestyle

English Institute of Sport (EIS)  

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Providing a Duty of Care to our world class athletes has never been more prevalent in sport. This workshop explores what is being done by the EIS Performance Lifestyle team to support the wellbeing, personal development and life after sport aspirations of our Olympic and Paralympic athletes as they move in to, through and beyond elite sport. The workshop will then look at how you might be able to develop a career in this area and highlights the skills, characteristics and experiences required to enable you to be let in to the amazing lives of the people behind the medals.

5:00 PM

Sport Media

Facebook   Anna Chanduvi, Sports Media Partnerships EMEA

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Workshop about me, my journey, how I got the job, career path and advice to students on how they can get a job in the industry. With Q&A at the end.

12:00 PM

CV Surgery and Employability Drop-In.

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Meet industry professionals in an informal, relaxed environment. A team of experts will be on hand to talk to you about your career aspirations and will be happy to provide advice on your CV, interview skills and much more. This is a drop-in session and you will be seen on a first come, first seen basis. A maximum time-slot of 10 minutes per student.

12:00 PM

Careers Fair

No booking required

12:00 PM

Industry- Led Workshops - Session Two

Nutrition

Leicester City   Matt Reeves

11:36 AM

Coaching (Performance)

Welsh Athletics   Scott Simpson

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This presentation will take the audience on a journey through my time in Sport... from being a student-athlete, to a University coach and lecturer, to various roles within the National Governing Body and now as a professional performance sport coach. I will give insight into the decisions and choices made along that journey that have assisted me in attaining success.

4:52 PM

Sports Marketing

Nielson Sports   Lynsey Douglas, Hannah Goodridge, Matt Andrews, Katie Irwin

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Learn about the data and insight Nielsen Sports provides to the sports industry, to maximise client's commercial success. We'll also share our career journeys and the types of roles we do at Nielsen Sports.

4:18 PM

Sport Development

Youth Sports Trust and Sport England   Ali Oliver, Chief Executive Officer (Youth Sports) Victoria White, Simon MacQueen and Rosie Stevens

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Youth Sport: The workshop will provide delegates with insight into careers and working within youth sport development. It will include an overview of the work of the Youth Sport Trust, from influencing through innovation to implementation, as well as exploring the opportunities for graduates and example career pathways of colleagues working for the charity. The session will also cover some of the sport development principles which sit at the heart of the Youth Sport Trust's work and case studies of our programmes. Sport England: To provide students with insight into Sport England's role as the national body promoting sport and physical activity within England, what's like to work for us and how to develop a career in sport.

11:00 AM

Sports Agent and Sports Law

Law in Sport   Sean Cottrell, Law in Sport and Dr Serhat Yilmaz, Loughborough University

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The workshop focuses on the agent and legal profession in the field of sport. In particular, the role of a sports agent and a sports lawyer and the road map to enter into the professions will be discussed.

2:00 PM

Sports Psychology

Karl Steptoe, Loughborough University  

11:00 AM

Health & Wellbeing

Lanserhof at the Arts Club - a new approach of a medical gym   Sebastian Kunz

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Learn more about the global-leading medical spa brand, Lanserhof and London’s iconic private members’ club, The Arts Club. They will open the world’s foremost state-of-the-art medical gym in London’s Dover Street on 1st May 2019. Lanserhof at The Arts Club will be the first facility of its kind to offer all members an MRI scan as part of a bespoke training programme. The cutting-edge medical gym, led by some of the world’s top medical experts, will place a firm emphasis on a quality approach to health and fitness whilst ‘training responsibly’. To enable informed training, members will undergo a series of functional diagnostic tests upon joining, including an MRI scan to create the most accurate Body Composition Analysis. The medical director Sebastian Kunz will offer you insights into his approach as well as opportunities to join the team.

11:00 AM

CV Surgery and Employability Drop-In

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Meet industry professionals in an informal, relaxed environment. A team of experts will be on hand to talk to you about your career aspirations and will be happy to provide advice on your CV, interview skills and much more. This is a drop-in session and you will be seen on a first come, first seen basis. A maximum time-slot of 10 minutes per student.

3:00 PM

Industry-Led Workshops - Session Three

Performance Analysis

English Institute of Sport   Julia Wells, Head of Performance Analysis

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• Overview of your current role and EIS • Careers available within Performance Analysis and current opportunities for students at EIS • How you entered the Performance Analysis industry and your career journey to date • Highs and lows – the reality of working in Performance Analysis / EIS • Top-tips on how to break into Performance Analysis

5:03 PM

Sports Science and Performance Sport

Supporting Champions   Steve Ingham

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Steve Ingham is one of the world leading performance scientist, having worked with over 1000 athletes of whom 200 have won at World or Olympic level. Steve has also coached Kelly Sotherton to 2 Olympic medals. Steve now runs Supporting Champions dedicated to developing high performance skills Working skills with elite athletes will not only require strong technical skills and knowledge, but will demand the highest level of craft skills. This session will highlight the necessary skills and perspectives required to work at the top end of performance sport, but in reality if you want to be a high performer at whatever field you want to go into - the same craft skills

5:04 PM

Sports Marketing

Premier League - now running an esports business for Zwift   Craig Edmondson - (Ex) Head of Marketing

3:00 PM

Charitable Sport

StreetGames   Jane Ashworth, CEO

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StreetGames harnesses the power of sport to create positive change in the lives of disadvantaged young people right across the UK. The work that we do helps to make young people and their communities healthier, safer and more successful. In the last ten years we’ve worked with over half a million young people to develop an active lifestyle. Over the last five years we’ve enabled 70,000 young people to attend major events and residential sports camps and we’ve trained 25,000 more to become coaches and activators in their own communities. What began with 29 pioneering community sport providers now reaches over 4000 communities, through over 1000 locally trusted organisations. These groups are the lifeblood of their neighbourhoods – trusted by their communities to deliver sporting opportunity and physical activity at the right time, in the right place, at the right price, by the right people and in the right style. StreetGames CEO, Jane Ashworth OBE, will give participants strategic insight of how best to put theory into practice when it comes to effectively using Sport as a catalyst for Social Change across communities right across the UK.

4:07 PM

Business of Sport

Leicester City FC  

4:07 PM

The World's Leading Personal Trainers

Ultimate Performance (UP Fitness)   David Krasij and Steve Chambers

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Ultimate Performance was founded for one simple reason. We wanted to create the most effective method of Personal Training. Widely recognised as the World's Leading Personal Trainers, we want to give you an insight into what it takes to deliver exceptional client results every time, how to stay ahead of the competition and what a long-term career within the Fitness industry could look like post-graduation.

4:52 PM

CV Surgery and Employability Drop-In

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Meet industry professionals in an informal, relaxed environment. A team of experts will be on hand to talk to you about your career aspirations and will be happy to provide advice on your CV, interview skills and much more. This is a drop-in session and you will be seen on a first come, first seen basis. A maximum time-slot of 10 minutes per student.

4:15 PM

Closing Note

4:30 PM

Q+A Industry Panel

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Take part in this industry expert panel and ask questions that matter to you. Questions can be posed in person, or anonymously via menti.com. The panel this year includes - Guy Richardson, CEO of EIGER Performance. Dr Steve Ingham, Performance Scientist and Consultant and Director of Supporting Champions. Penny Briscoe, Director of Sport for British Paralympic. Radha Balani, Director of Strategy at Beyond Sport & Beyond

5:45 PM

Endeavor (Parent Company to IMG, WME and UFC)