Program and Events

Each year, the International Conference on Sport and Society draws a diverse group of participants from all over the world. Our program development team draws on this diversity to craft a rich and distinctive conference experience, including plenary speakers, paper presentations, workshops sessions, exhibits, and social events.


Schedule of Sessions

We're happy to share the schedule of sessions for the International Conference on Sport and Society. We update the schedule on a weekly basis, so plese make sure to check back regularly, as the schedule is subject to change. Click the button below to view the current schedule of sessions.


Proposals for Presentation

The Sport Conference is proud to accept conference proposals from delegates around the world. These proposals are reviewed carefully for scholarly merit and, if accepted, delegates are invited to attend the conference.

Visit our List of Accepted Proposals to see the potential presentations for our 2015 conference and/or journal articles in the Sport Collection. 

To submit a proposal for presentation, please visit our proposal submission page. 


Conference Reception & Tour

The Sport Conference is pleased to offer delegates a selection of optional activities to help enhance the conference experience. A unique selection of tours and activities have been curated which provide excellent opportunities to further connect with colleagues and to provide one-of-a-kind experiences that highlight the conference host city through an offering of local outings and excursions. Specialty events include:

  • Conference Welcome Reception
    30 July 2015, Thursday, Directly following sessions
  • Downtown Toronto Walking Tour
    29 July, Wednesday, 2:00-6:00 PM

Plenary Speakers

The 2015 Sport Conference is proud to feature world-renowned scholars from all corners of the globe. Speakers include:

  • Janelle Joseph, University of Toronto, Canada
  • Victor Matsudo, Scientific Director, Center of Studies from the Physical Fitness Research Laboratory of Sao Caetano do Sul, Brazil

2015 Special Focus

In 2015, the Sport Conference will feature the theme, Sport in the Americas.