With 2 months to go until the MOVE Congress in Budapest, ISCA is delighted to announce that Dr Fiona Bull MBE, from the World Health Organization, will be our first keynote speaker on 17 October and set the scene for one of our strongest conference programmes yet.
Following the keynote session, featuring gamification experts Markos Aristides Kern and Rocket Beans TV active storyteller Gino Singh, Dr Bull will lead Track 1 of the MOVE Congress ‘Game-changers connecting physical activity and health’.
Kate Dale from Sport England, who has strategically led the successful This Girl Can campaign in the UK from the start, is also set to give MOVE Congress participants exclusive insights into how the campaign has got more women and girls moving, and how it has been rolled out in Australia by VicHealth and into a brand new Fit Got Real campaign.
Retention Guru Paul Bedford is also ready to share his secrets to attracting and retaining members in physical activity programmes and clubs for the benefit of their health and wellbeing.
Fundraising and EU policy
Agata Dziarnowska, Policy Officer at EU Sport Unit, Belgium
Kristina Jasiunaite, Europe Director at World Bicycle Relief, Germany
Niels Lund, Vice-President of Health Advocacy at Novo Nordisk, Denmark
Tibor Navracsics, European Commissioner for Education, Culture, Youth and Sport at European Commission, Hungary
Physical education and getting kids active
Amy Chan, Olympian, TEDx speaker and Chair of Hong Kong Elite Athletes Association, Hong Kong
Magnús Scheving, Creator, CEO & Co-Founder of LazyTown Entertainment, Iceland
Dr Mark Tremblay, President of Active Healthy Kids Global Alliance, Canada
Placemaking and active urban spaces
Vivian Doumpa, Urban Planner and Geographer at Stipo, Greece
Hans Karssenberg, Founding Partner of STIPO and the City at Eye Level, Netherlands
Artur Rodolfo de Sousa, Co-Founder at Bamboo Park Collective, Brazil
Grassroots sport diplomacy and sport for development
Aaron Kearney, Consultant and Journalist at Griffith Asia Institute and AKS Media International, Australia
Professor Richard Parrish, Jean Monnet Chair of EU Sports Law and Policy at Edge Hill University, UK
Budapest Capital of Sport
Deputy Mayor Alexandra Szalay-Bobrovniczky and Dr Gyöngyvér Lacza from the European Capital of Sport, Hungary
There will be plenty of opportunities to rub shoulders and network with our speakers, so don’t miss our most action-packed MOVE Congress yet – book your 3-day pass for only €250. Offer ends 31 August.
With 2 months to go until the MOVE Congress in Budapest, ISCA is delighted to announce that Dr Fiona Bull MBE, from the World Health Organization, will be our first keynote speaker on 17 October and set the scene for one of our strongest conference programmes yet. Following the keynote session, featuring gamification experts Markos Aristides Kern and Rocket Beans TV active storyteller Gino Singh, Dr Bull will lead Track 1 of the MOVE Congress ‘Game-changers connecting physical activity and health’. Kate
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Active Healthy Kids Global Alliance President to show how to turn alarming statistics into action at the MOVE Congress
Did you know that 43 out of 49 countries surveyed by the Active Healthy Kids Global Alliance were given a grade of C or less last year when it came to their children’s overall physical activity levels? And that 16 of these – including Australia, New Zealand, the United States, Germany and Belgium – only scored a D- or failed their report cards all together? Why are so many countries lagging behind when it comes to getting their kids active? Active
With a little over four months to go until the 9th MOVE Congress, we are excited to announce that the programme is taking shape and 21 speakers are now confirmed to join us in Budapest from 16-18 October 2019. Commissioner, Vice Mayor and World Champion headline opening Budapest is the European Capital of Sport in 2019, and will be featured at the MOVE Congress opening by Deputy Mayor Alexandra Szalay-Bobrovniczky, who will officially welcome the delegates to the Hungarian capital. European Commissioner