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30 Sessions

Monday, 14 Nov 2022

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Today’s purpose is to connect with one another, with the themes and lenses, and with Aotearoa New Zealand. Together we will build awareness and knowledge through a series of short presentations, keynotes and interactive workshops.
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8am
  • Powhiri (Opening Ceremony)
    An official welcome from mana whenua (indigenous people of Aotearoa, New Zealand) and the IWG Secretariat will take place on the first day.

    A pōwhiri is a cultural ceremony led by first peoples/mana whenua of Aotearoa, New Zealand. This will be a unique experience for all participants, including waiata (singing) and whaikōrero (formal speech). There will also be an opportunity to connect with our global participants through a process known by Māori as whakawhanaunga.

    Hybrid session
    8:30am - 10:00am

    A pōwhiri is a cultural ceremony led by first peoples/mana whenua of Aotearoa, New Zealand. This will be a unique experience for all participants, including waiata (singing) and whaikōrero (formal speech). There will also be an opportunity to connect with our global participants through a process known by Māori as whakawhanaunga.

    visibility & voice

    A pōwhiri is a cultural ceremony led by first peoples/mana whenua of Aotearoa, New Zealand. This will be a unique experience for all participants, including waiata (singing) and whaikōrero (formal speech). There will also be an opportunity to connect with our global participants through a process known by Māori as whakawhanaunga.

10am
  • Inspiring Insights (Landing)
    This session includes a series of invitational speakers designed to stimulate and spark new ideas.

    Speakers will share to encourage fresh thinking that generates multiple perspectives and solutions to problems for women and girls in sport and physical activity. The speakers list is yet to be announced.

    Hybrid session
    10:00am - 11:00am

    Speakers will share to encourage fresh thinking that generates multiple perspectives and solutions to problems for women and girls in sport and physical activity. The speakers list is yet to be announced.

    visibility & voice

    Speakers will share to encourage fresh thinking that generates multiple perspectives and solutions to problems for women and girls in sport and physical activity. The speakers list is yet to be announced.

1pm
  • Kaikorero Matamua (Landing)
    A session to anchor the day's activities with insights & practical applications to advance women and girls in sport and physical activity.

    Featured Speakers (keynotes) will generously share their experiences and knowledge that is inspiring change locally and worldwide. The speaker is yet to be announced.

    Hybrid session
    1:45pm - 2:15pm

    Featured Speakers (keynotes) will generously share their experiences and knowledge that is inspiring change locally and worldwide. The speaker is yet to be announced.

    visibility & voice

    Featured Speakers (keynotes) will generously share their experiences and knowledge that is inspiring change locally and worldwide. The speaker is yet to be announced.

2pm
  • Active Lives
    Active Lives
    Keeping The Nation Active During A Pandemic
    Explore the importance of research and insights and how to use these to guide investment decisions.

    Participants will learn how to apply Sport England's experience, including collaborating alongside sector partners to improve their nations' relationship with sport and physical activity during the global pandemic. You will learn how to create targeted campaigns, programmes and policies that support women and girls safely participating in physical activity.

    Session Title: Keeping the Nation Active - Using Insight to Navigate the COVID-19 Pandemic

    Virtual session
    2:30pm - 3:15pm
    Active Lives

    Participants will learn how to apply Sport England's experience, including collaborating alongside sector partners to improve their nations' relationship with sport and physical activity during the global pandemic. You will learn how to create targeted campaigns, programmes and policies that support women and girls safely participating in physical activity.

    Session Title: Keeping the Nation Active - Using Insight to Navigate the COVID-19 Pandemic

    Darcy Hare
    Darcy Hare
    Sport England (UK)
    Lisa O'Keefe
    Lisa O'Keefe
    Sport England
    Format: Workshop
    Lenses:
    • Health and Wellbeing
    visibility & voice

    Participants will learn how to apply Sport England's experience, including collaborating alongside sector partners to improve their nations' relationship with sport and physical activity during the global pandemic. You will learn how to create targeted campaigns, programmes and policies that support women and girls safely participating in physical activity.

    Session Title: Keeping the Nation Active - Using Insight to Navigate the COVID-19 Pandemic

    Darcy Hare
    Darcy Hare
    Sport England (UK)
    Lisa O'Keefe
    Lisa O'Keefe
    Sport England
    Format: Workshop
    Lenses:
    • Health and Wellbeing
  • Visibility and Voice
    Visibility and Voice
    Impact of IWG on Women's Sport Participation
    Discover the benefits of hosting global events such as the IWG and explore the long-term local benefits.

    Participants will explore the various opportunities (e.g. policy development, participant conditions, media activity) that have arisen in Botswana since hosting the IWG from 2014-2018 for women and girls in sport and physical activity.

    Session Title: Impact of IWG in female sport participating in Botswana

    Hybrid session
    2:30pm - 3:15pm
    Visibility and Voice

    Participants will explore the various opportunities (e.g. policy development, participant conditions, media activity) that have arisen in Botswana since hosting the IWG from 2014-2018 for women and girls in sport and physical activity.

    Session Title: Impact of IWG in female sport participating in Botswana

    Tshepan Tshube
    Tshepan Tshube
    University of Botswana
    Game Mothibi
    Game Mothibi
    University of Tsukuba
    Format: Workshop
    Lenses:
    • Systems, Resources and Investment
    visibility & voice

    Participants will explore the various opportunities (e.g. policy development, participant conditions, media activity) that have arisen in Botswana since hosting the IWG from 2014-2018 for women and girls in sport and physical activity.

    Session Title: Impact of IWG in female sport participating in Botswana

    Tshepan Tshube
    Tshepan Tshube
    University of Botswana
    Game Mothibi
    Game Mothibi
    University of Tsukuba
    Format: Workshop
    Lenses:
    • Systems, Resources and Investment
  • Visibility and Voice
    Visibility and Voice
    An Indigenous Approach To Team Culture
    Learn how to adopt culturally inclusive elements.

    These culturally inclusive elements have helped to increase fan engagement, better on-field performances and overall team culture for one of Aotearoa New Zealand’s women’s representative rugby team. The process and insights will provide participants with a toolkit that enables them to create and model their own approach for including indigenous practices to a team or organisation.

    Session Title: Wāhine whakamana women of influence putting the mana back in Manawatū

    In-person session
    2:30pm - 3:15pm
    Visibility and Voice

    These culturally inclusive elements have helped to increase fan engagement, better on-field performances and overall team culture for one of Aotearoa New Zealand’s women’s representative rugby team. The process and insights will provide participants with a toolkit that enables them to create and model their own approach for including indigenous practices to a team or organisation.

    Session Title: Wāhine whakamana women of influence putting the mana back in Manawatū

    Fusi Feaunati
    Fusi Feaunati
    Manawatu Cyclones
    Jeremy Hapeta
    Jeremy Hapeta
    University of Otago (NZ)
    Format: Workshop
    Lenses:
    • Health and Wellbeing
    visibility & voice

    These culturally inclusive elements have helped to increase fan engagement, better on-field performances and overall team culture for one of Aotearoa New Zealand’s women’s representative rugby team. The process and insights will provide participants with a toolkit that enables them to create and model their own approach for including indigenous practices to a team or organisation.

    Session Title: Wāhine whakamana women of influence putting the mana back in Manawatū

    Fusi Feaunati
    Fusi Feaunati
    Manawatu Cyclones
    Jeremy Hapeta
    Jeremy Hapeta
    University of Otago (NZ)
    Format: Workshop
    Lenses:
    • Health and Wellbeing
  • Active Lives
    Active Lives
    What Girls Need From Sport Uniforms
    Workshop the role advocacy can play in changing policies and regulations of sports uniforms for girls.

    Understand how Victoria University and Women in Sport and Recreation built a successful research collaboration and made an immediate impact that redefined funding and grants, policies and regulations for girls’ sports uniforms.

    Session Title: What Girls Need in Sport Uniforms to Make Them Feel Comfortable to Play Sport

    In-person session
    2:30pm - 3:15pm
    Active Lives

    Understand how Victoria University and Women in Sport and Recreation built a successful research collaboration and made an immediate impact that redefined funding and grants, policies and regulations for girls’ sports uniforms.

    Session Title: What Girls Need in Sport Uniforms to Make Them Feel Comfortable to Play Sport

    Sarah Styles
    Sarah Styles
    Sport and Recreation Victoria
    Prof. Clare Hanlon
    Prof. Clare Hanlon
    Victoria University Melbourne
    Format: Workshop
    Lenses:
    • Human Rights
    visibility & voice

    Understand how Victoria University and Women in Sport and Recreation built a successful research collaboration and made an immediate impact that redefined funding and grants, policies and regulations for girls’ sports uniforms.

    Session Title: What Girls Need in Sport Uniforms to Make Them Feel Comfortable to Play Sport

    Sarah Styles
    Sarah Styles
    Sport and Recreation Victoria
    Prof. Clare Hanlon
    Prof. Clare Hanlon
    Victoria University Melbourne
    Format: Workshop
    Lenses:
    • Human Rights
  • Leadership
    Leadership
    Representation Of Women In The Olympic & Paralympic Movement
    Review and compare the latest data on the representation of women in Olympic & Paralympic leadership positions & track the progress.

    Participants will be prompted to identify steps they can take in their own countries to increase the numbers and improve women's experiences in leadership positions within the Olympic movement.

    In-person session
    2:30pm - 3:15pm
    Leadership

    Participants will be prompted to identify steps they can take in their own countries to increase the numbers and improve women's experiences in leadership positions within the Olympic movement.

    Karen Issokson-Silver
    Karen Issokson-Silver
    Women's Sports Foundation (USA)
    Format: Workshop
    Lenses:
    • Systems, Resources and Investment
    visibility & voice

    Participants will be prompted to identify steps they can take in their own countries to increase the numbers and improve women's experiences in leadership positions within the Olympic movement.

    Karen Issokson-Silver
    Karen Issokson-Silver
    Women's Sports Foundation (USA)
    Format: Workshop
    Lenses:
    • Systems, Resources and Investment
  • Social Change
    Social Change
    The Benefits Of Hosting Major Sports Events
    Discuss the positive social change that countries can generate by hosting major sporting events.

    The workshop will use insights from DISCOVER FOOTBALL, the world's leading network that uses football to advocate for a world where girls and women can do sports without being discriminated against.

    Session Title: Major sporting events - a push forward for women's sports and women's rights

    In-person session
    2:30pm - 3:15pm
    Social Change

    The workshop will use insights from DISCOVER FOOTBALL, the world's leading network that uses football to advocate for a world where girls and women can do sports without being discriminated against.

    Session Title: Major sporting events - a push forward for women's sports and women's rights

    Maureen Ebob-Besong
    Maureen Ebob-Besong
    Marisa Schlenker
    Marisa Schlenker
    Format: Workshop
    Lenses:
    • Human Rights
    visibility & voice

    The workshop will use insights from DISCOVER FOOTBALL, the world's leading network that uses football to advocate for a world where girls and women can do sports without being discriminated against.

    Session Title: Major sporting events - a push forward for women's sports and women's rights

    Maureen Ebob-Besong
    Maureen Ebob-Besong
    Marisa Schlenker
    Marisa Schlenker
    Format: Workshop
    Lenses:
    • Human Rights
  • Social Change
    Social Change
    Inclusion for Transgender Communities
    Participants will discuss inclusion for all girls and women and develop actionable steps they can take to be allies to transgender athletes.

    The workshop will deliver a toolkit that supports participants in communicating about transgender inclusion respectfully, prioritising inclusion and safety for all athletes, and the power of coalition building for effective advocacy.

    Session Title: Sport for All: The importance of inclusion for Transgender Girls and Women

    In-person session
    2:30pm - 3:15pm
    Social Change

    The workshop will deliver a toolkit that supports participants in communicating about transgender inclusion respectfully, prioritising inclusion and safety for all athletes, and the power of coalition building for effective advocacy.

    Session Title: Sport for All: The importance of inclusion for Transgender Girls and Women

    Sarah Axelson
    Sarah Axelson
    Women's Sports Foundation
    Format: Workshop
    Lenses:
    • Human Rights
    visibility & voice

    The workshop will deliver a toolkit that supports participants in communicating about transgender inclusion respectfully, prioritising inclusion and safety for all athletes, and the power of coalition building for effective advocacy.

    Session Title: Sport for All: The importance of inclusion for Transgender Girls and Women

    Sarah Axelson
    Sarah Axelson
    Women's Sports Foundation
    Format: Workshop
    Lenses:
    • Human Rights
  • Leadership
    Leadership
    The Intersection Of Equity, Social Justice, Sport & Business
    Discuss the practical techniques and tactics for engaging stakeholders and decision-makers to prioritise gender equality.

    The Women’s Sports Foundation (WSF) and the Billie Jean King Leadership Initiative (BJKLI) will share their insights and enable participants to develop and drive more promising stakeholder engagement plans that convert a ‘good idea’ to commitment.

    Session Title: The power of inclusive leadership - How equity, social justice, sports and business intersect

    In-person session
    2:30pm - 3:15pm
    Leadership

    The Women’s Sports Foundation (WSF) and the Billie Jean King Leadership Initiative (BJKLI) will share their insights and enable participants to develop and drive more promising stakeholder engagement plans that convert a ‘good idea’ to commitment.

    Session Title: The power of inclusive leadership - How equity, social justice, sports and business intersect

    Therese O'Higgins
    Therese O'Higgins
    Billie Jean King Enterprises
    Format: Workshop
    Lenses:
    • Systems, Resources and Investment
    visibility & voice

    The Women’s Sports Foundation (WSF) and the Billie Jean King Leadership Initiative (BJKLI) will share their insights and enable participants to develop and drive more promising stakeholder engagement plans that convert a ‘good idea’ to commitment.

    Session Title: The power of inclusive leadership - How equity, social justice, sports and business intersect

    Therese O'Higgins
    Therese O'Higgins
    Billie Jean King Enterprises
    Format: Workshop
    Lenses:
    • Systems, Resources and Investment
3pm
  • Visibility and Voice
    Visibility and Voice
    Addressing Teen-Dating Violence
    Be equipped with the tools to understand and recognise the signs of teen dating violence experienced by sports participants.

    Up to 80% of teens experience dating violence, and girls and young women are disproportionately affected. Develop a toolkit and collaborate with other coaches worldwide to support the development of young people, both as sports participants and as members of society.

    Session Title: Helping coaches address teen-dating violence experience by Sports Participants

    Hybrid session
    3:30pm - 4:15pm
    Visibility and Voice

    Up to 80% of teens experience dating violence, and girls and young women are disproportionately affected. Develop a toolkit and collaborate with other coaches worldwide to support the development of young people, both as sports participants and as members of society.

    Session Title: Helping coaches address teen-dating violence experience by Sports Participants

    Isabelle Cayer
    Isabelle Cayer
    Coaching Association of Canada
    Format: Workshop
    Lenses:
    • Health and Wellbeing
    visibility & voice

    Up to 80% of teens experience dating violence, and girls and young women are disproportionately affected. Develop a toolkit and collaborate with other coaches worldwide to support the development of young people, both as sports participants and as members of society.

    Session Title: Helping coaches address teen-dating violence experience by Sports Participants

    Isabelle Cayer
    Isabelle Cayer
    Coaching Association of Canada
    Format: Workshop
    Lenses:
    • Health and Wellbeing
  • Visibility and Voice
    Visibility and Voice
    Sports Diplomacy and the Role it Plays
    Discover the unique role sports diplomacy can play in tackling the inequities experienced by women and girls with disabilities globally.

    Identify and discuss the various ways you can enable the enjoyment of physical activity for women and girls while sparking new ideas, partnerships and opportunities with other participants.

    Session Title: Sports diplomacy: Advancing gender equality, inclusion and diversity for girls and women with disabilities globally

    In-person session
    3:30pm - 4:15pm
    Visibility and Voice

    Identify and discuss the various ways you can enable the enjoyment of physical activity for women and girls while sparking new ideas, partnerships and opportunities with other participants.

    Session Title: Sports diplomacy: Advancing gender equality, inclusion and diversity for girls and women with disabilities globally

    Dr. Becky Clark
    Dr. Becky Clark
    Dr. Becky Clark (private practice and consulting business)
    Format: Workshop
    Lenses:
    • Human Rights
    visibility & voice

    Identify and discuss the various ways you can enable the enjoyment of physical activity for women and girls while sparking new ideas, partnerships and opportunities with other participants.

    Session Title: Sports diplomacy: Advancing gender equality, inclusion and diversity for girls and women with disabilities globally

    Dr. Becky Clark
    Dr. Becky Clark
    Dr. Becky Clark (private practice and consulting business)
    Format: Workshop
    Lenses:
    • Human Rights
  • Active Lives
    Active Lives
    Understanding Menstrual Health in Physical Activity
    Grow your understanding and be equipped to address menstrual health for women in sport and physical activity.

    Participants will discuss ways to create a safe and inclusive environment around menstrual health while building a toolkit of educational resources.

    Session Title: Menstruation in Motion - Understanding menstrual health in sport and physical activity

    Hybrid session
    3:30pm - 4:15pm
    Active Lives

    Participants will discuss ways to create a safe and inclusive environment around menstrual health while building a toolkit of educational resources.

    Session Title: Menstruation in Motion - Understanding menstrual health in sport and physical activity

    Lilamani de Soysa
    Lilamani de Soysa
    International Working Group (IWG) on Women & Sport
    Sarah Zipp
    Sarah Zipp
    University of Stirling (UK)
    Format: Workshop
    Lenses:
    • Health and Wellbeing
    visibility & voice

    Participants will discuss ways to create a safe and inclusive environment around menstrual health while building a toolkit of educational resources.

    Session Title: Menstruation in Motion - Understanding menstrual health in sport and physical activity

    Lilamani de Soysa
    Lilamani de Soysa
    International Working Group (IWG) on Women & Sport
    Sarah Zipp
    Sarah Zipp
    University of Stirling (UK)
    Format: Workshop
    Lenses:
    • Health and Wellbeing
  • Active Lives
    Active Lives
    Increase the Enjoyment of Active Lives
    Discover evidence-based strategies for improving instruction and movement quality during sports and physical activity sessions.

    Participants will learn to apply these insights to help increase participation and slow dropout rates among girls and women from disadvantaged communities to increase enjoyment and participation.

    Session Title: Just Move - Enhancing Girls' and Women's Participation and Retention in Sport by Increasing Their Enjoyment of Movement

    In-person session
    3:30pm - 4:15pm
    Active Lives

    Participants will learn to apply these insights to help increase participation and slow dropout rates among girls and women from disadvantaged communities to increase enjoyment and participation.

    Session Title: Just Move - Enhancing Girls' and Women's Participation and Retention in Sport by Increasing Their Enjoyment of Movement

    Mallory Mann
    Mallory Mann
    Pacific Lutheran University
    Format: Workshop
    Lenses:
    • Health and Wellbeing
    visibility & voice

    Participants will learn to apply these insights to help increase participation and slow dropout rates among girls and women from disadvantaged communities to increase enjoyment and participation.

    Session Title: Just Move - Enhancing Girls' and Women's Participation and Retention in Sport by Increasing Their Enjoyment of Movement

    Mallory Mann
    Mallory Mann
    Pacific Lutheran University
    Format: Workshop
    Lenses:
    • Health and Wellbeing
  • Social Change
    Social Change
    Shifting Systems: Building an ecosystem of girls centered, women driven sport in India
    Learn how to set up a grassroots programme that encourages healthy and active lives for underprivileged communities.

    The Naandi Foundation will provide participants with 24 years of practical insights and a programme framework that has positively shaped the lives of nearly 5 million girls and women.

    In-person session
    3:30pm - 4:15pm
    Social Change

    The Naandi Foundation will provide participants with 24 years of practical insights and a programme framework that has positively shaped the lives of nearly 5 million girls and women.

    Rohini Mukherjee
    Rohini Mukherjee
    Naandi Foundation
    Format: Workshop
    Lenses:
    • Health and Wellbeing
    visibility & voice

    The Naandi Foundation will provide participants with 24 years of practical insights and a programme framework that has positively shaped the lives of nearly 5 million girls and women.

    Rohini Mukherjee
    Rohini Mukherjee
    Naandi Foundation
    Format: Workshop
    Lenses:
    • Health and Wellbeing
  • Social Change
    Social Change
    "What works?" Contextualising Sport for Social Change
    Sport has proven to be an effective enabler for social change in local and global contexts.

    Learn how to leverage your resources to expand and strengthen your network and thus encourage alternative approaches to programme implementation and design.

    In-person session
    3:30pm - 4:15pm
    Social Change

    Learn how to leverage your resources to expand and strengthen your network and thus encourage alternative approaches to programme implementation and design.

    Shaikha Hussa Al Khalifa
    Shaikha Hussa Al Khalifa
    Bahrain
    Format: Workshop
    Lenses:
    • Indigeneity
    visibility & voice

    Learn how to leverage your resources to expand and strengthen your network and thus encourage alternative approaches to programme implementation and design.

    Shaikha Hussa Al Khalifa
    Shaikha Hussa Al Khalifa
    Bahrain
    Format: Workshop
    Lenses:
    • Indigeneity
  • Social Change
    Social Change
    Proactive Approach To Gender Inclusive Sport
    Look beyond eligibility regulations as the only approach and explore proactive policy interventions that can foster gender inclusive sport.

    Participants will uncover three areas from which to develop concrete practices: education programming; facilitating solidarity; and fostering grassroots access.

    Session Title: Gender Inclusive Sport: Proactive Policy making Beyond Science and Regulation

    Hybrid session
    3:30pm - 4:15pm
    Social Change

    Participants will uncover three areas from which to develop concrete practices: education programming; facilitating solidarity; and fostering grassroots access.

    Session Title: Gender Inclusive Sport: Proactive Policy making Beyond Science and Regulation

    Madeleine Pape
    Madeleine Pape
    University of Lausanne
    Format: Workshop
    Lenses:
    • Human Rights
    visibility & voice

    Participants will uncover three areas from which to develop concrete practices: education programming; facilitating solidarity; and fostering grassroots access.

    Session Title: Gender Inclusive Sport: Proactive Policy making Beyond Science and Regulation

    Madeleine Pape
    Madeleine Pape
    University of Lausanne
    Format: Workshop
    Lenses:
    • Human Rights
  • Social Change
    Social Change
    The Thriving Female Referee
    Participate in an interactive workshop that unpacks findings from a research project.

    Investigate ways to support the transition from player to referee and the tools required to encourage high achievement and equal opportunities. This workshop is aimed at improving female Volleyball referee development and recruitment.

    Session Title: Building an infrastructure: Enabling women and girl referees to thrive

    In-person session
    3:30pm - 4:15pm
    Social Change

    Investigate ways to support the transition from player to referee and the tools required to encourage high achievement and equal opportunities. This workshop is aimed at improving female Volleyball referee development and recruitment.

    Session Title: Building an infrastructure: Enabling women and girl referees to thrive

    Dr. Trish Bradbury
    Dr. Trish Bradbury
    Massey University of New Zealand Te Kunenga ki Pūrehuroa
    Format: Workshop
    Lenses:
    • Human Rights
    visibility & voice

    Investigate ways to support the transition from player to referee and the tools required to encourage high achievement and equal opportunities. This workshop is aimed at improving female Volleyball referee development and recruitment.

    Session Title: Building an infrastructure: Enabling women and girl referees to thrive

    Dr. Trish Bradbury
    Dr. Trish Bradbury
    Massey University of New Zealand Te Kunenga ki Pūrehuroa
    Format: Workshop
    Lenses:
    • Human Rights
  • High Performance
    High Performance
    Understand, Remedy and Prevent Abuse in Sports
    Understand how to work with survivors to better prevent and remedy abuse in sports.

    Survivors, human rights and harm prevention specialists and policymakers will offer practical ways to accommodate survivor perspectives and empower women, girls and other marginalised groups most at risk to spark cultural change in their sports.

    Session Title: Truth and reconciliation in sport: understanding, remedying and preventing abuse by partnering with survivors

    Hybrid session
    3:30pm - 4:15pm
    High Performance

    Survivors, human rights and harm prevention specialists and policymakers will offer practical ways to accommodate survivor perspectives and empower women, girls and other marginalised groups most at risk to spark cultural change in their sports.

    Session Title: Truth and reconciliation in sport: understanding, remedying and preventing abuse by partnering with survivors

    Georgia Cervin
    Georgia Cervin
    University of Western Australia
    Format: Workshop
    Lenses:
    • Human Rights
    visibility & voice

    Survivors, human rights and harm prevention specialists and policymakers will offer practical ways to accommodate survivor perspectives and empower women, girls and other marginalised groups most at risk to spark cultural change in their sports.

    Session Title: Truth and reconciliation in sport: understanding, remedying and preventing abuse by partnering with survivors

    Georgia Cervin
    Georgia Cervin
    University of Western Australia
    Format: Workshop
    Lenses:
    • Human Rights
  • High Performance
    High Performance
    The Impact of Maternity Rights For Elite Athletes
    Learn how to develop and implement maternity policies for elite female athletes.

    Based on research and insights from player associations/athlete federations and athletes, create a toolkit that will aid you and your organisation in contract negotiations and the execution of maternity policies.

    Session Title: A mothers work - the impact of maternity rights for elite athletes

    Hybrid session
    3:30pm - 4:15pm
    High Performance

    Based on research and insights from player associations/athlete federations and athletes, create a toolkit that will aid you and your organisation in contract negotiations and the execution of maternity policies.

    Session Title: A mothers work - the impact of maternity rights for elite athletes

    Tenille Burnside
    Tenille Burnside
    Gibson Sheat
    Format: Workshop
    Lenses:
    • Systems, Resources and Investment
    visibility & voice

    Based on research and insights from player associations/athlete federations and athletes, create a toolkit that will aid you and your organisation in contract negotiations and the execution of maternity policies.

    Session Title: A mothers work - the impact of maternity rights for elite athletes

    Tenille Burnside
    Tenille Burnside
    Gibson Sheat
    Format: Workshop
    Lenses:
    • Systems, Resources and Investment
4pm
  • Visibility and Voice
    Visibility and Voice
    Raising the Profile of Women in Football
    Grow the profile of women's sport by investigating how New Zealand Football increases participation and visibility of the women's game.

    The workshop will identify the key moments that have accelerated change and how participants can recognise and apply these in their sport.

    Session Title: Visibility of Women and Girls in NZF

    In-person session
    4:30pm - 5:15pm
    Visibility and Voice

    The workshop will identify the key moments that have accelerated change and how participants can recognise and apply these in their sport.

    Session Title: Visibility of Women and Girls in NZF

    Johanna Wood
    Johanna Wood
    New Zealand Football
    Format: Workshop
    Lenses:
    • Systems, Resources and Investment
    visibility & voice

    The workshop will identify the key moments that have accelerated change and how participants can recognise and apply these in their sport.

    Session Title: Visibility of Women and Girls in NZF

    Johanna Wood
    Johanna Wood
    New Zealand Football
    Format: Workshop
    Lenses:
    • Systems, Resources and Investment
  • Active Lives
    Active Lives
    How To Engage GEN Z with Physical Activity
    Discover what Gen-Z girls need from sports and physical activity to maintain their wellbeing.

    A discussion panel with senior students will provide insight and practical ways to engage with girls effectively and how to encourage active lifestyles.

    Session Title: “Girls Talk – keeping it real”: GenZ share their experiences in Sport, Physical Activity & Physical Education

    In-person session
    4:30pm - 5:15pm
    Active Lives

    A discussion panel with senior students will provide insight and practical ways to engage with girls effectively and how to encourage active lifestyles.

    Session Title: “Girls Talk – keeping it real”: GenZ share their experiences in Sport, Physical Activity & Physical Education

    Denise Atkins
    Denise Atkins
    AUT University and PENZ Auckland Branch
    Format: Workshop
    Lenses:
    • Health and Wellbeing
    visibility & voice

    A discussion panel with senior students will provide insight and practical ways to engage with girls effectively and how to encourage active lifestyles.

    Session Title: “Girls Talk – keeping it real”: GenZ share their experiences in Sport, Physical Activity & Physical Education

    Denise Atkins
    Denise Atkins
    AUT University and PENZ Auckland Branch
    Format: Workshop
    Lenses:
    • Health and Wellbeing
  • Social Change
    Social Change
    Taking the Lead In Social Change
    Learn how to integrate the voices of girls and women within your programs, education and research.

    Discuss the significance of wellness through the experiences and leadership of the Institute for the Study of Sport, Society and Social Change (ISSSSC) during the onset of COVID-19 and the Black Lives Matter resurgence.

    Session Title: Taking the Lead in Social Change: Women, sport, and the dimensions of health

    Hybrid session
    4:30pm - 5:15pm
    Social Change

    Discuss the significance of wellness through the experiences and leadership of the Institute for the Study of Sport, Society and Social Change (ISSSSC) during the onset of COVID-19 and the Black Lives Matter resurgence.

    Session Title: Taking the Lead in Social Change: Women, sport, and the dimensions of health

    Dr. Akilah Carter-Francique
    Dr. Akilah Carter-Francique
    San Jose State University Institute for the Study of Sport, Society and Social Change
    Format: Workshop
    Lenses:
    • Health and Wellbeing
    visibility & voice

    Discuss the significance of wellness through the experiences and leadership of the Institute for the Study of Sport, Society and Social Change (ISSSSC) during the onset of COVID-19 and the Black Lives Matter resurgence.

    Session Title: Taking the Lead in Social Change: Women, sport, and the dimensions of health

    Dr. Akilah Carter-Francique
    Dr. Akilah Carter-Francique
    San Jose State University Institute for the Study of Sport, Society and Social Change
    Format: Workshop
    Lenses:
    • Health and Wellbeing
  • Active Lives
    Active Lives
    Holistic Injury Prevention and Wellbeing
    Join a discussion on how NetballSmart is taking care of participants from grassroots to elite levels to prevent common injuries and promote

    In partnership with Netball New Zealand and Accident Compensation Corporation (ACC), learn how two agencies work together to ensure a holistic approach to injury prevention and improved player welfare and wellbeing.

    Session Title: NetballSmart - a female focused holistic injury prevention and wellbeing programme

    In-person session
    4:30pm - 5:15pm
    Active Lives

    In partnership with Netball New Zealand and Accident Compensation Corporation (ACC), learn how two agencies work together to ensure a holistic approach to injury prevention and improved player welfare and wellbeing.

    Session Title: NetballSmart - a female focused holistic injury prevention and wellbeing programme

    Jenny Storey
    Jenny Storey
    Alysha Jensen
    Alysha Jensen
    Next Gen Network New Zealand
    Sharon Kearney
    Sharon Kearney
    Netball New Zealand
    Format: Workshop
    Lenses:
    • Health and Wellbeing
    visibility & voice

    In partnership with Netball New Zealand and Accident Compensation Corporation (ACC), learn how two agencies work together to ensure a holistic approach to injury prevention and improved player welfare and wellbeing.

    Session Title: NetballSmart - a female focused holistic injury prevention and wellbeing programme

    Jenny Storey
    Jenny Storey
    Alysha Jensen
    Alysha Jensen
    Next Gen Network New Zealand
    Sharon Kearney
    Sharon Kearney
    Netball New Zealand
    Format: Workshop
    Lenses:
    • Health and Wellbeing
  • Active Lives
    Active Lives
    Keys To Becoming a Strong Leader
    Collaborate with leaders to strengthen and build the key competencies that will sustain and support you in high performance roles.

    Learn from three successful female leaders that are contributing to their respective federations worldwide. The workshop will focus on the importance of creating a clear vision, becoming a part of a team, and developing a plan of action.

    Session Title: Lessons in leaderships: Keys to becoming a strong leader

    Hybrid session
    4:30pm - 5:15pm
    Active Lives

    Learn from three successful female leaders that are contributing to their respective federations worldwide. The workshop will focus on the importance of creating a clear vision, becoming a part of a team, and developing a plan of action.

    Session Title: Lessons in leaderships: Keys to becoming a strong leader

    Ibtissem Trimech
    Ibtissem Trimech
    Rachel Taylor
    Rachel Taylor
    Jessica Medina
    Jessica Medina
    Women's Sport Leadership Academy (WSLA)
    Format: Workshop
    Lenses:
    • Health and Wellbeing
    visibility & voice

    Learn from three successful female leaders that are contributing to their respective federations worldwide. The workshop will focus on the importance of creating a clear vision, becoming a part of a team, and developing a plan of action.

    Session Title: Lessons in leaderships: Keys to becoming a strong leader

    Ibtissem Trimech
    Ibtissem Trimech
    Rachel Taylor
    Rachel Taylor
    Jessica Medina
    Jessica Medina
    Women's Sport Leadership Academy (WSLA)
    Format: Workshop
    Lenses:
    • Health and Wellbeing
  • Leadership
    Leadership
    Investing in Women and the Positive Impact
    Drawing on case studies from across the Pacific, explore long-term investments by the Australian Government in sport.

    (Pacific Sports Partnerships 2009-2020 and Team Up from 2021 onwards) have provided authentic opportunities for women’s leadership in sport. Examine the opportunities that have arisen, meet with the female leaders and organisations and discuss the positive outcomes they are experiencing for development programs.

    Session Title: Invest in women: leveraging sport for development for women's leadership

    In-person session
    4:30pm - 5:15pm
    Leadership

    (Pacific Sports Partnerships 2009-2020 and Team Up from 2021 onwards) have provided authentic opportunities for women’s leadership in sport. Examine the opportunities that have arisen, meet with the female leaders and organisations and discuss the positive outcomes they are experiencing for development programs.

    Session Title: Invest in women: leveraging sport for development for women's leadership

    Ben Howard
    Ben Howard
    GHD/International Platform on Sport and Development
    Format: Workshop
    Lenses:
    • Systems, Resources and Investment
    visibility & voice

    (Pacific Sports Partnerships 2009-2020 and Team Up from 2021 onwards) have provided authentic opportunities for women’s leadership in sport. Examine the opportunities that have arisen, meet with the female leaders and organisations and discuss the positive outcomes they are experiencing for development programs.

    Session Title: Invest in women: leveraging sport for development for women's leadership

    Ben Howard
    Ben Howard
    GHD/International Platform on Sport and Development
    Format: Workshop
    Lenses:
    • Systems, Resources and Investment
  • Social Change
    Social Change
    Sport as a Vehicle for Empowering Women and Girls
    Expand your understanding of what it means to 'empower' women and girls.

    As practitioners, you will have an opportunity to create strong athletes with a critical consciousness to affect positive change. Discover the process and elements that influence their sporting experience.

    Session Title: Utilizing Rugby as a vehicle for empowerment of girls and women

    Hybrid session
    4:30pm - 5:15pm
    Social Change

    As practitioners, you will have an opportunity to create strong athletes with a critical consciousness to affect positive change. Discover the process and elements that influence their sporting experience.

    Session Title: Utilizing Rugby as a vehicle for empowerment of girls and women

    Dr. Jessica Hammond-Graf
    Dr. Jessica Hammond-Graf
    Castleton University
    Format: Workshop
    Lenses:
    • Health and Wellbeing
    visibility & voice

    As practitioners, you will have an opportunity to create strong athletes with a critical consciousness to affect positive change. Discover the process and elements that influence their sporting experience.

    Session Title: Utilizing Rugby as a vehicle for empowerment of girls and women

    Dr. Jessica Hammond-Graf
    Dr. Jessica Hammond-Graf
    Castleton University
    Format: Workshop
    Lenses:
    • Health and Wellbeing
  • Social Change
    Social Change
    Netball Develops Life Skills on & Off the Court
    Discuss the important role sport plays in the Pacific.

    Learn how Netball Australia leads programs that provide critical life skills that create connections and give women a safe environment to develop leadership and other essential skills in partnership with Pacific partners. Through addressing gender equity issues, domestic violence, water security, hygiene and sanitation challenges. 

    Session Title: Netball as a development tool in the Pacific

    In-person session
    4:30pm - 5:15pm
    Social Change

    Learn how Netball Australia leads programs that provide critical life skills that create connections and give women a safe environment to develop leadership and other essential skills in partnership with Pacific partners. Through addressing gender equity issues, domestic violence, water security, hygiene and sanitation challenges. 

    Session Title: Netball as a development tool in the Pacific

    Ellie Seckold
    Ellie Seckold
    Netball Australia
    Format: Workshop
    Lenses:
    • Health and Wellbeing
    visibility & voice

    Learn how Netball Australia leads programs that provide critical life skills that create connections and give women a safe environment to develop leadership and other essential skills in partnership with Pacific partners. Through addressing gender equity issues, domestic violence, water security, hygiene and sanitation challenges. 

    Session Title: Netball as a development tool in the Pacific

    Ellie Seckold
    Ellie Seckold
    Netball Australia
    Format: Workshop
    Lenses:
    • Health and Wellbeing
  • Leadership
    Leadership
    Build Partnerships That Influence Policy Change
    Learn how to implement policies that create positive change.

    Examine and discuss the award-winning policy that revolutionised access to sports facilities in Moreland, Australia. And further opportunities for women and girls to access and participate in sport. 

    Session Title: Policy Creates Change - How one Council revolutionised access to sports facilities.

    In-person session
    4:30pm - 5:15pm
    Leadership

    Examine and discuss the award-winning policy that revolutionised access to sports facilities in Moreland, Australia. And further opportunities for women and girls to access and participate in sport. 

    Session Title: Policy Creates Change - How one Council revolutionised access to sports facilities.

    Tamara Mason
    Tamara Mason
    Moreland City Council
    Format: Workshop
    Lenses:
    • Systems, Resources and Investment
    visibility & voice

    Examine and discuss the award-winning policy that revolutionised access to sports facilities in Moreland, Australia. And further opportunities for women and girls to access and participate in sport. 

    Session Title: Policy Creates Change - How one Council revolutionised access to sports facilities.

    Tamara Mason
    Tamara Mason
    Moreland City Council
    Format: Workshop
    Lenses:
    • Systems, Resources and Investment

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