IPLA Conference 2021 - Physical literacy: Cultural Connection Around the World

The International Physical Literacy Association is hosting six online conferences across the world within 24 hours. The event will take place on Saturday 23rd October 2021.

The conference will be split into 6 different time zones, starting at midday in each time zone and finishing at 4pm. Starting in Australasia and travelling west, the conference will move into Taipei Standard Time, India Standard Time, UK British Summer Time, Atlantic Time and finally West Coast Pacific Time.

The conference will be hosted by physical literacy advocates within each time zone and will follow a format that will include world-leading keynote speakers, invited presentations, delegate presentation sessions (research and practical) and opportunities for discussion and networking. Each time zone will organise their conference in a slightly different way and details of the timetables will be published nearer to the event.

Abstract Submissions

Delegates are encouraged to submit abstracts by 1st September 2021. There will be opportunities for delegates to share their research and also their practical experiences within short 15-minute presentation. Each presentation will be followed by a 10-minute discussion. For more information on abstract submission, please download the abstract submission form below:

Who should attend?

Anyone with an interest in encouraging more people to be more active. This conference may be especially relevant to practitioners, teachers, coaches, researchers, health workers and environmental planners interested in physical literacy. The intention is to be as inclusive as possible, which is why the conference is FREE to members of the IPLA (Cost £20).

Why participate?

  1. The conference provides an opportunity to network and interact with the world’s physical literacy community. Opportunities for break out sessions, panel discussions and general discussions will allow delegates to interact with each other within each conference.
  2. You will be able to share and learn from your own and others experiences, along with research related to physical literacy.

How to Register

Please register for each time zone conference you want to attend individually, using the links below. Once you have registered for a specific time zone you will be provided with a link to that time zones conference and timetable.

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