Over 40 speakers and moderators confirmed for MOVE Congress 2021
With just under a month to go, we’re getting ready to welcome more than 200 participants from 40 countries and over 40 speakers and moderators to the 10th MOVE Congress in Brussels, Belgium. Full passes and day passes are still available for one of the first major in-person conferences dedicated to sport and physical activity to be held since reopening.
Get ready to Reconnect, Rebuild and Restart with your international network, including high profile institutions and inspiring role models from your field on 17-19 November 2021 at the innovative Tour & Taxis hub and Maison de la Poste conference centre.
Browse the latest full programme here
Register here for your seat to:
- See this year’s keynotes include former Afghan women’s football captain Khalida Popal, former Lord Mayor of Sheffield Magid Magid, and author, film scriptwriter and founder of the F***ing Friendly social disruption movement Lars AP.
- Be part of an interactive panel on inclusion featuring the International Paralympic Committee, FC Barcelona Foundation and Belgium Design Council.
- Be part of your choice of workshops and masterclasses, including:
Reconnect: Collaborate by networking and including refugees
A unique workshop led entirely by former refugees who are working in lead roles in sport and humanitarian work. Featuring Khalida Popal, Adnan Abdul Ghani (Save the Children), Gerald Mballe (Special Olympics) and Maymanat hajali-Asgari (Freestyle Footballer). Read more
Rebuild, Reconnect and Restart with Placemaking for the physical activity network
Three distinctive sessions providing inspiring and practical concepts of re-imagining public spaces so they become more inviting for people to be physically active. Featuring Tour & Taxis CEO Kris Verhellen, Rozina Spinnoy (Belgium Design Council) and Placemaking Europe. Read more
Restart: Towards an EU Sport Diplomacy beyond 2021
A two-part workshop looking at broader international perspectives on sport diplomacy from the US and UK, followed by an in-depth look at EU sport diplomacy. Featuring Ashleigh Huffman (US Department of State), the Belgian Olympic Committee and the Belgian Minister for Sport. Read more
Mastering partnerships after Covid-19
First-hand insights into establishing sport-humanitarian partnerships from the UNHCR and the International Platform for Sport and Development (sportanddev), Novo Nordisk and DGI, and Laureus Sport for Good and the Swedish Postcode Foundation. Read more
Rebuilding mental health through physical activity
An active masterclass on the strong link between physical activity and mental wellbeing that will help participants put together an extensive menu of strategies and solutions to carry out in their individual settings. Featuring Olympic silver medallist Guin Batten and Youth Sport Trust. Read more
Mastering the culture of innovation in sport and physical activity
Participants will learn how to cultivate and foster a culture of innovation in their organisations by gaining inspiration from experts who specialise in innovation, getting start-up ideas off the ground and design thinking. Featuring the Global Design Challenge and KEA European Affairs. Read more
- Plus join in an active networking evening with the Brussels Circus School, be part of the ISCA Awards ceremony for Integration of Refugees Through Sport best practices and role models, and much more!