Youth Conference 2018: Conference programme

ISLE OF WIGHT REGENERATION YOUTH CONFERENCE

6 MARCH 2018 . 9.30AM TO 4PM COWES YACHT HAVEN, COWES, ISLE OF WIGHT

Conference programme

9.30 to 10am: Registration

10 to 10.10am: Welcome and introduction
Councillor Paul Brading Cabinet Member for Children’s Services

10.10 to 10.20am: Regeneration team overview and welcome
Includes Sli.do vote on three things you love and three things you don’t love about the Isle of Wight.

10.20 to 10.50am Employment

  • Rob Kettlety Windward Engineering
  • Mark Jackson Ascensos

Table leaders’ discussion about their job role and Q&A from pupils.

10.50 to 11.10am Morning break

11.10 to 11.40am Island life

  • Aaron Wright UKSA
  • Jeni Saunders Waves Programme
  • Joe Davies Youth MP

Sli.do table exercise on extra-curricular and leisure activities.

11.40am to 12.10pm Sustainability

  • Harrison Wavell Ellen MacArthur Foundation
  • Nigel George and lan Boyd Artecology

Table exercise facilitated by Artecology

12.10 to 12.20pm Introduction to the afternoon’s activity

2.20 to 1.15pm Lunch

A chance to eat and also talk to all the business leads in the room. Find out what skills they are after and the types of jobs available in their companies.

1.15 to 3.15pm Redeveloping key sites

A practical, hands-on afternoon.

Working in table groups, each table will be asked to redesign, redevelop or regenerate a key Island site. Architects will be on hand to bring your visions to life and groups will be judged on how they work together and the ideas they come up with. Winning groups will be supported to showcase their work to the room.

2.15pm Refreshments will be made available attendees can help themselves

3.15 to 3.45pm Showcase and final winner announced All attendees to vote using Sli.do

3.45pm to 4pm Closing remarks Councillor Dave Stewart Leader of the Isle of Wight Council