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London 2012: get informed, get inspired, get involved, 8 July 2011

2012 Games – One Day Event. July 8, London

The 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games festival of sport and culture will be the occasion for a cultural hub, not only around the Olympic Park, but also in central London. How the city will look and work? How businesses can operate during Games time? This event will provide a comprehensive briefing by the people who are responsible for it all with the teams on hand to answer your questions.

Programme and Speakers

From building site to a stage: the Games, the venues and the Olympic Park – Keynote speaker: Paul Deighton, Chief Executive, London Organising Committee for the Olympic Games (LOCOG);  Simon Wright, Director of Infrastructure & Utilities, Olympic Delivery Authority (ODA)

Games time London: how the city will look, operate and provide a welcome  – Neale Coleman, Director of London 2012, Greater London Authority

Movement around the capital: how will transport work and businesses operate  –  Hugh Sumner, Director of Transport Planning, ODA; Mark Evers, Director, Games Transport, Transport for London

Safety and security: policing the Games and the city  –  Patrick Shiels, Programme Manager, Olympic & Paralympic Policing Coordination Team

London 2012 Cultural Olympiad: The Festival of Culture and Opening/Closing Ceremonies  –  Ruth Mackenzie, Director, Cultural Olympiad, LOCOG

Be a welcome host: getting involved in welcome and legacy  –  Richard Sumray, Chairman, London 2012 Forum, LOCOG; Tony Matharu, Managing Director, Grange Hotels

DATE: Friday 8 July, 2011. 8.30am – 4pm

VENUE: Grange Tower Bridge Hotel, London, Prescott Street, London E1 8GP

COST: Day Fee of £48 per person (inc VAT) includes lunch and refreshments. A limited number of complimentary public sector places are available.

REGISTRATION / INFORMATION. E. rsvp@c-london.co.uk T. 0207 478 8469 / 8460

About jeh

Jeremy Hunt is Director of the AAJ Press (Art & Architecture Journal / Press) – a writer and consultant on art and public space - creator of art projects - writer on art

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