The Sport Conference will be hosted by the University of Alberta May 31 – June 4, 2017. Organized by the Faculty of Physical Education and Recreation, the conference is designed for coaches, athletes, parents, and sport administrators to exchange ideas with University of Alberta academics, coaches, and graduate students in a multi-disciplinary and interactive format. All conference presenters are staff, students or alumni of the U of A.
Early Bird pricing is in effect until May 1st:
- $60 per day
- $150 unlimited access
For more information, and to see the full conference program, please visit the website:
On behalf of the Alberta Sport Connection we would like to thank everyone who attended and contributed to the overall success of the 2017 Alberta Sport Leadership Conference.
We appreciated all of the delegates that took the time away from their organizations and their families to attend and have the opportunity to learn, network and collaborate with the sport community.
To the Conference Advisory Committee, all of the Conference Presenters, our Host and ASC Chair Andrew Ference, our Awards Banquet Master of Ceremonies; Gilmore Junio and to Mark Tewksbury who hosted the Olympic and Paralympic panel on Saturday a sincere thank you from the Conference Organizing Committee.
Congratulations to all of the award recipients and their families along with the individuals representing their provincial sport organizations and event hosts that were recognized for their contributions to the Alberta Sport System.
The Alberta Sport Connection looks forward to planning and hosting future Alberta Sport Leadership Conferences. Stay tuned for more information on dates and details in the months to follow.
Registration Fees for the 2017 Alberta Sport Leadership Conference will increase from $300.00 to $375.00 after Monday, April 17th.
absportleadershipconference.ca is your one-stop source for all of the information and details on the Alberta Sport Leadership Conference.
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The detailed Conference Schedule can be found @ absportleadershipconference.ca/download-schedule/
- Thursday, April 27 – Conference Registration, Opening Keynote – Jennifer Moss ”Unlocking Happiness at Work” absportleadershipconference.ca/speaker/jennifer-moss/ followed by the Celebrating Sport in Alberta Networking Social.
- Friday, April 26 – Plenary Sessions, Concurrent Workshops and a Panel Presentation focused on Strategies for Increasing Female Participation In Sport, along with the Celebrating Sport in Alberta Sport Recognition Awards Banquet ca/news/asc-recognizes-best-amateur-athletes-teams-coaches-officials-volunteers/ with guest Master of Ceremonies 2014 Alberta Olympian Speed skater Gilmore Junio; absportleadershipconference.ca/speaker/gilmore-junio/ a former Junior Male Athlete (2010) of the Year Award Recipient.
- Saturday, April 27 – Plenary Sessions, Concurrent Workshops and the Celebrating Sport in Alberta Closing Luncheon featuring Mark Tewksbury absportleadershipconference.ca/speaker/mark-tewksbury/ as the host along with Alberta Summer Olympians and Paralympian’s from the 2016 Rio Games.
The theme of this year’s Conference is Celebrating Sport in Alberta and the Conference Program has been designed around the following elements of Quality Sport ”which is led by Qualified Coaches, is delivered in a Safe and Ethical manner, is administered by sport organizations who are aiming to achieve Organizational Excellence, is Inclusive and Accessible, and reflects principles of long-term Athlete Development.
The 2017 Alberta Sport Leadership Conference will help shape and set the stage for future priorities within the Sport Development area for the Alberta Sport Connection moving forward.
We look forward to you joining us at the 2017 Alberta Sport Leadership Conference for 3 fantastic days of learning and interacting with your sport colleagues and peers!
Alberta Sport Connection would like to thank TAG Advertising for sponsoring the Opening Keynote and Networking Social. The Calgary-based company has had a long relationship with Alberta Sport Connection and its predecessor, the Alberta Sport, Recreation, Parks, and Wildlife Foundation. TAG was instrumental in creating the Alberta Sport Connection branding you see today. Alberta Sport Connection looks forward to continuing to work with TAG Advertising in the future.
The Opening Keynote and Networking Social will take place on the Thursday evening of the Alberta Sport Leadership Conference.
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