Save the Date – Connect Conference!

Taking place at Chesterfield Football Club, timetable below, for more information and to book your place please Email

  • 9.30 – 9.45am Welcome / House Keeping / Chesterfield Football Club Connecting the Community, John Croot (Chesterfield FC Chairman)
    Short Story – Life in Lockdown – Ellie Scott
  • 9.50 – 10.20am What a Connected Derbyhshire means to Public Health
    Why reducing loneliness and isolation is a Public Health priority. With Q & A Dean Wallace Director – Derbyshire Public Health
    Short Story
  • 10.25 – 10.55am Jo Cox Foundation – Connection Coalition
    A look at how national policy looks to reduce loneliness and isolation. With Q & A Will Fletcher, Jo Cox Foundation
  • 10.55 – 11.20am Connection Time – Comfort break and refreshments
  • 11.20am Short Story
  • 11.25 – 11.55am ‘Social connectedness – getting to know the evidence-base’
    A look how loneliness affects our physical and psychological health. With Q & A Dr Jo Hall
  • 12.00 – 12.15pm Connect Derbyshire
    An explanation of the structures and work that has been undertaken across the county to reduce loneliness and isolation, James Green, Derbyshire Public Health
  • 12.15 – 1.25pm Connection Time – Lunch
  • 1.25 – 3.00pm Delegates can choose a workshop to attend;
    • Workshop 1 – Accessibility and connecting people
    • Workshop 2 – A day in the life of a Social Connect Worker
  • 3.00pm Closing address James Green
    3.05pm Conference closed