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Disability Sport: Changing Lives, Changing Perceptions? An international, inter-disciplinary conference for academics and practitioners.
Following on from the success of the first conference held in 2012 - Disability Sport: a vehicle for social change? - the Centre for International Business of Sport is hosting an international, inter-disciplinary conference for academics and practitioners. This conference will focus on the use of disability sport as a tool for peace, development and social inclusion.
We will continue to accept abstracts for poster presentations up to Sunday 31st August. We accept participant only registrations up to Wednesday 10th September
We are particularly keen to hear from representatives of NGOs and practitioner based organisations as a major reason for the conference is to bring academics and practitioners together and get them talking and, hopefully, collaborating.
The conference itself will be based around four main themes:
Possible areas for presentations include, but are not restricted to:
There will also be opportunities for posters and suggestions for workshops.
Sir Philip Craven, President of the International Paralympic Committee, and Kees-Jan van der Klooster have been confirmed as keynote speakers.
Monday 15 September 2014
Centre for International Business of SportThe TechnoCentreCoventry University Technology ParkPuma WayCoventry CV1 2TT