Disability Sport and Recreation Festival Mini-Conference - Call for Abstracts

Date posted: 
31 August 2010

What?
Scoring the Equaliser is the first Mini-Conference of the disability sport and recreation sector, hosted by Wheelchair Sports Victoria and proudly supported by the State Government Victoria, City of Melbourne and Federation Square.
Scoring the Equaliser Mini-Conference is part of the Disability Sport and Recreation Festival - 'Able and Active' to celebrate International Day of People with Disability.
Focusing on equity and participation for health, Scoring the Equaliser will:
• examine person-centred approaches, barriers and enablers to participation
• showcase innovation in inclusive and accessible community sport and recreation programs
• present research findings
• discuss ideas for sector collaboration to achieve better health outcomes for people with disability through sport and recreation
Who?
This Mini-Conference is aimed at policy-makers, community sector representatives, health professionals, sport and recreation sector administrators and coaches/officials, academics, researchers, educators, students and anyone with an interest in health inequalities, access and inclusion in community sport and recreation for people with disability.
Where?
BMW Edge, Federation Square, Melbourne
For information on getting to Federation Square, including public transport options, please visit www.fedsquare.com
When?
10am - 12pm
Doors open 9.30am
Cost?
As part of our commitment to equity, Scoring the Equaliser will be a free event. However, delegates must register to attend the Mini-Conference.
To Register
Please provide your name, email, contact phone number, noting accessibility or communication requirements by email to [email protected]
Numbers are limited so please register early.
For more information
Scoring the Equaliser Mini-Conference information will be updated regularly on our website go to the 'events' tab at www.wsv.org.au
To request this information in an alternative format, please call Wheelchair Sports Victoria on 03 9473 0133
The final program will be confirmed in October 2010.