IPLA Conference 2020: Promoting Physical Literacy through Physical Education and the Wider Society


17th – 19th August 2020, National Taiwan Normal University, Taiwan

This conference being held by the International Physical Literacy Association (IPLA), in Taiwan, will provide an opportunity for professionals and volunteers involved in physical literacy to explore the promotion of physical literacy through physical education and the wider society.

The aims of the IPLA Conference 2020 ‘Promoting Physical Literacy through Physical Education and the Wider Society’ are:

  • To allow individuals, from across sectors and settings, to gain a more in-depth knowledge of the concept of physical literacy.
  • To share examples, from across the world, of how the concept of physical literacy can support individual development through education, sport, health and community programmes.
  • To share how and why the concept of physical literacy could effectively underpin policy and practice across sectors and settings and contribute towards more active nations.

Conference Schedule

Organising Committee

Venue Details

Department of Physical Education
National Taiwan Normal University (Heping campus)
162, Heping East Road Section 1, Taipei 10610, Taiwan (R.O.C.)

交通 Transportation


There are two international airports nearby Taipei. For participants who travel from Asian countries, Taipei Songshan Airport (TSA) is more close to the conference venue. For participants travelling from non-Asian regions, it might be easier to find a flight connection to Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport (TPE). More information about the airports can be found below:

Taxi service

There are taxi services available all day from the international airport. You can find taxis at the Taxi Stand. The rate from Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport (TPE) to NTNU is approximately 1,400 NTD. The rate from Taipei Songshan Airport (TSA) to NTNU is approximately 260 NTD.

Taipei Metro Train (MRT)

There are MRT stations underneath both international airports. The station codes for Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport (TPE) are A12 (terminal 1) and A13 (terminal 2). The station code for Taipei Songshan Airport (TSA) is BR13. You can take the metro train to Guting Station (station code: G09/O05) and walk from Exit 5 alongside Hoping East Road for 8 minutes to NTNU. For more information about the MRT please visit the official website of Taipei Metro Train (MRT) at https://english.metro.taipei/cp.aspx?n=1BE0AF76C79F9A38

We recommend that you to purchase an “easy card” at the MRT station. You can use it to take the MRT and other public transportation (including bus, rail train and Youbike system) in Taipei.

Accommodation Suggestions

NTNU Extension, School of Continuing Education
Address: 129, Heping East Road Section 1, Taipei, Taiwan
Note: It is located in campus, about 400 meters to conference venue

Goodmore Hotel
Address: No.147, Sec. 1, Heping East Rd., Daan Dist., Taipei, Taiwan
Note: It is about 500 meters to conference venue

Inhouse Residence
Address: No.7 Longquan Street, Daan Dist., Taipei City, Taiwan
Note: It is about 400 M to conference venue

Howard Civil Service International House
Address: No.30, Sec. 3, Sinsheng S. Rd., Da’an Dist., Taipei City
Note: It is about 1.1 KM to conference venue

Ark Hotel (East Gate)
Address: No. 255, Sec. 2, Xinyi Rd., Zhongzheng Dist., Taipei City 100, Taiwan
Note: It is about 1.3 KM to conference venue

Conference Flyers

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Abstract Submissions

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