GLV Autumn Network Event

18th October 2017 - 9:30 AM - 1:30 PM

This event is delivered by Greater London Volunteering

Join us for our Autumn network event. This session will focus on Sports, Health and Well-being. There'll also be an update on developments in relation to GLV and the London Hub. 

9.30am - Registration - refreshments will be provided

9.45am - Welcome and introductions

10am - Sharon Long, Hub Lead for GLV, will talk through the latest developments on what the London Hub for civil society will look like. This will include details on the Hub advisory group, an outline strategy for the Hub's work and an update on the range of stakeholders that will contribute. There will also be some discussion about City Bridge Trust's Cornerstone Fund (2018-) which is intended to respond to changes in the nature of civil society infrastructure in London as identified in The Way Ahead.

11.00 Break

11.15am - Sports, Health & Wellbeing

  • We will be joined by Alison Pearce from the GLA's Healthy Communities Programme who will discuss the London Health Inequalities Strategy, and in particular health literacy and models such as volunteer health champions.
  • We will also be joined by James Quinlan, volunteer programme manager at London Marathon Events and Hamid Vaghefian, London Regional Manager at Sported. James and Hamid will talk about recruitment and deployment of volunteers for 'The Big Half' in March 2018. GLV will be working with a number of Volunteer Centres and other partners in the lead up to the event to boost the number and diversity of people volunteering in local community sports organisations.
  • Table based discussion on the morning presentations, together with wider opportunities/issues of closer cooperation between the volunteering and health/sports sectors.

12.15pm - Member updates - this is your time to share news and views with colleagues

12.30pm - Networking lunch - a light lunch will be provided

1.30pm - Close - the room will be available until 2pm for those who would like to continue networking.

This event is free for two participants per member organisation. Additional delegates from member organisations will be charged £15 by invoice.

Participants from non-member organisations will be charged by invoice at the non-members rate of £65. If you would like to check whether your organisation is a GLV member or have any other membership enquiries please get in touch with us at


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