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ABOUT THE CONFERENCE

Celebrating Diversity in Alberta Sport

The 2019 Alberta Sport Leadership Conference will be hosted by the Alberta Sport Connection from May 1-4, 2019 at the Edmonton River Cree Resort

The Conference is being designed around 2 major themes:

  • Provincial Sport Tourism
  • Safe and Welcoming Sport Environments

Conference sessions will being designed around the following:

  • Sport is enhanced by Alberta being a Preferred Sport Tourism Destination
  • Sport is Safe and Ethical
  • Sport is Inclusive and Accessible to Everyone
  • Sport Organizations Demonstrate Effective Organizational Practices
  • Sport is led by Quality Coaches
  • Sport Reflects the Principles of Athlete Development

Delegates will:

  • Be informed through keynotes, plenaries, panels, concurrent breakout sessions with knowledge and education;
  • Acquire new skills and tools to bring back to their respective organizations;
  • Be stimulated and inspired with industry leading trends and information from well respected presenters and leaders;
  • Have the opportunity to unite with colleagues from the greater sport sector to forge new collaborations and partnerships

The Alberta Sport Recognition Awards Banquet on Friday, May 3rd:

  • Will recognize the significant impact and outstanding achievements made by coaches, coach developers, officials, and volunteers within the Alberta sport delivery system.

 

The Conference sessions are designed around 5 key elements of sport, including:

  • Sport is Inclusive and Accessible to Diversified Populations– with focus on LGBQTI2S/Transgender, Women, Indigenous, Para and Mental Health within Sport
  • Sport is Safe and Ethical– emphasizing Concussions in Sport education
  • Sport Organizations demonstrate Effective Governance – concentrating on Policy Development, Planning, Reporting and Data Collection
  • Sport is led by Quality Coaches– highlighting National Coaching Certification Program education
  • Sport Reflects the Principles of Athlete Development– with updates on Sport for Life

Throughout the Conference athletes, coaches, officials, leaders, and volunteers will be recognized for their contributions to Alberta’s sport system.

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PARTICIPANTS
25
SPEAKERS
27
Sessions
16
WORKSHOPS
Awards Banquet
SPORTS RECOGNITION AWARDS

The 2018 Athlete and Team of the Year Awards and the 2019 Sport Recognition Awards will be presented in conjunction with the Alberta Sport Leadership Conference. The Athlete and Team of the Year Awards recognize and celebrate the significant achievements, performances and contributions of Alberta's amateur teams and athletes. The award winners are outstanding role models who inspire other Albertans to higher achievements at the recreational or competitive level. The Sport Recognition Awards acknowledge the tremendous impact and outstanding achievements made by coaches, coach developers, officials, and volunteers in the Alberta sport delivery system. All of the awards will be presented at the Alberta Sport Recognition Awards Banquet on Friday May 3, 2019. For more information on the awards and nomination forms, please check out the Alberta Sport website.

Sport Recognition Award

Conference Sponsors

Opening Keynote and Networking Social Sponsor

2019 Alberta Sport Awards Banquet Sponsor

Alberta Sport Closing Luncheon Sponsor