Agenda

Friday April 20th

8:45 Registration
   
9:15 - 9:45 Welcome & Springboard
Paul Amar, Facilitator and Co-organiser
   
9:45 - 11:00 

Interactive keynote & panel: “London 2012: Securing the Olympic City”
Iain Lindsay, Brunel University

Panel Chair: Chris Baugh
Iain Lindsay, Brunel University
Pete Fussey, University of Essex
John Connor, Aston Mansfield
Estelle Du Boulay, Newham Monitoring Project

   
11:00 - 11:20 Coffee/tea break
   
11:20 - 12:20 

Choice of Workshops
1.   Newham Monitoring Project: Know Your Rights (room 141)
2.   Damian Hatton: Monitoring and Evaluating Sport in Development Projects (room 142)
3.   Stavros Martinos: Creative Neighbourhoods, Gentrification and the Athens 2004 Olympic Games (room 143)
4.   'Interrupting Practice': The Stadium of Social Change: A Game in Three Halves (room 150)

   
12:20 - 13:00 Structured Networking
Facilitated by Chris Baugh
   
13:00 - 14:15 Lunch
   
14:15 - 15:15  

"Urban Cleansing and Working-Class Youth: Rethinking the Commonwealth Games in Delhi"
Sreela Sarkar, University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Q&A moderated by Paul Amar

   
15:15 - 15:30  Coffee/tea
   
15:30 - 16:45 

Dual Brazil keynotes:

“Youth and Security in Rio de Janeiro: Opportunity and Risks up to the 2012 Olympic Games"
Ignacio Cano, State University of Rio de Janeiro
& “Sport Mega-Events in Rio and Black Youth: An Excuse to Exclude?"
Luciane Rocha, University of Texas

With Caio Dias, Observatorio de Favelas
Moderated by Chris Baugh

   
16:45 - 17:00 Closing comments
Paul Amar and Ben Carrington

 

Saturday April 21st

9:00 - 9:30  Welcome
   
9:30 - 10:45  

Interactive Keynote & Panel:
“Building Inclusive Cities: Prioritizing Youth Development and Democratic Urbanism”

Tony Roshan Samara, George Mason University

Panel Chair: Paul Amar
Tony Roshan Samara, George Mason University
Ziyana Miche Lategan, New Unity Youth Movement
Lunga Sidzumo, Grassroot Soccer

   
10:45 - 11:00   Coffee/tea
     
11:00 - 11:45   Plenary Exchange
Moderated by Chris Baugh & Paul Amar
   
11:45 - 12:45  

Public Debate
“This house believes that security is more important than inclusion at the 2012 Olympics”

Chair: Alex Cavell - Q&A moderated by Dave Neita

   
12:45 - 13:30 Lunch
   
13:30 - 14:30 Workshops
1. Manos Moschopoulos, IDEA: Debating the Olympics (room 141)
2. David Neita: The Impact of Events in the Sporting Stadium on the Political, Economic and Social Arena (room 142)
3. Fight for Peace: Presentation and Activities by the Youth Council (room 143)
4. Stavros Martinos: Creative Neighbourhoods, Gentrification and the Athens 2004 Olympic Games (room 150)
   
14:30 - 14:45 Coffee/tea
   
14:45 - 16:00 

Interactive Keynote & Panel:
“Policing the Olympic Crisis: Race, Riots and the Return of Rational Recreation”

Ben Carrington, University of Texas at Austin

Panel Chair: David Neita
Ben Carrington, University of Texas at Austin
Dr Colin King, Leeds University
Michelle Moore, Development Consultant; Community, Sport and Education
Paul Leslie
, The Hartley Centre

   
16:00 - 16:30 Closing comments
Paul Amar and David Neita