You can now book your place at the first annual colloquium on the legacy of the 2012 games, being held at the University of Greenwich on 8th & 9th May 2008.
The conference is the first of its kind to bring together academics, policy makers, cultural practitioners, government agencies and business to discuss the legacy of 2012 from a multi-dimensional perspective.
The two day event will include presentations, workshops and interactive sessions on the themes of the conference: Learning from the experience of other cities; The Cultural Olympiad and regeneration; Olympic tourism; Regeneration and development.
You can visit the conference blog at http://olympiclegacy.wordpress.com/ for a full list of speakers and links to other information about the programme.
The main webpage for the conference with a booking link is at:
Selected keynote speakers include:
Dr Kerry Brown, Associate Fellow in the Asia programme at Chatham House (the Royal Institute of International Affairs)
Professor Graeme Evans, Director of the Cities Institute, London Metropolitan University
Dr Beatriz Garcia, Liverpool University, advisor to LOCOG on education and culture
Alex Homfray, Consultant and Coordinator of the London Cultural Consortium
Kate Potter, Head of Unit, PODIUM – the Further and Higher Education Unit for the 2012 games
Councillor Chris Roberts, Leader of Greenwich Council
Janet Trench, the Housing Coroporation’s Investment Manager for East London
Mike Weed, Professor of Sport in Society, Canterbury Christchurch University
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