GreenSpace offers special deal for Parks for Youth conference

Multiple delegates can attend GreenSpace's Parks for Youth conference for the reduced members' price.

The last day for booking places at GreenSpace's Parks for Youth conference is Friday (16 April). 

GreenSpace membership normally allows one representative to attend at the members rate of £180, but for Parks for Youth the charity is extending that to multiple delegates from the same organisation. Normal ticket price is £230.

The programme will explore how to successfully engage young people in parks and green spaces.

Speakers include:

David Hopkins, National Programme Manager, Catch22
David Hopkins will share learning from the Community Space Challenge's projects and will present case studies that highlight how young people are contributing to the creation of new community gardens, nature trails and allotment sites across England.

Nigel Richardson, outdoor education manager, London Borough of Tower Hamlets
Nigel Richardson will discuss how to work in partnership with young people and youth services to provide a range of activities and facilities with wide appeal.
 
Katie Bacon, director, Online Youth Outreach Training
She will share her experience to help delegates begin to explore the using social media as a tool, and consider how to effectively and safely put this into practice.

Dr Natalie Djohari, researcher, Substance
Using case studies, Dr Djohari will discuss how angling or similar activities could be delivered in parks and green spaces, and how to draw on the expertise of local specialist groups to increase the success of projects.

To find out more about the conference or to book a place visit www.green-space.org.uk.

 


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