Loughborough University London partners BT Sport event for 11-16 year olds

Loughborough University London is working in partnership with BT Sport to deliver a half day, consisting of presentations and a forum for secondary school children in Hackney, Newham, Waltham Forest and Tower Hamlets.

The "Inspiring Young People" event will take place at BT Sport Studios on Wednesday 7th June and will be hosted by former England Rugby captain and BT Sport presenter, Martin Bayfield. The sessions will cover exciting topics surrounding sport in a digital world, and will touch on some of BT Sport's existing initiatives and opportunities for local young people.

Director of the Institute for Sport Business, Professor James Skinner has been announced as a key speaker at the event and intends to give an insight into the latest developments in the sports technology sector. Professor James Skinner leads an inspiring faculty of researchers with a shared interest in leadership, innovation and enterprise in sport.

Other speakers include Jamie Hindhough, Chief Operating Officer of BT Sport and Director of Tech Literacy,  Liz Williams. For more information about the event, please contact london@lboro.ac.uk.