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21 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 - 9:45am

    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)
    In this one-hour session, 5 invitational speakers will speak for 10 minutes on a topic that will 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
    10:20am - 11:20am

    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.

11am
  • 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
    11:30am - 12:15pm

    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.

1pm
  • Panel (1)
    A choice of 5 concurrent panels exploring various topics impacting women and girls in sport and physical activity.

    4 hybrid and 1 in-person panel will be delivered concurrently during this time. Panellists and Facilitators to be announced.

    Panel 1 - Safeguarding (Hybrid)

    Panel 2 - Discrimination & Inclusion (Hybrid)

    Panel 3 - Male Allies (In person only)

    Panel 4 - Athlete Voice (Hybrid)

    Panel 5 - Building value in women's sport through visibility (Hybrid)

    Hybrid session
    1:20pm - 2:05pm

    4 hybrid and 1 in-person panel will be delivered concurrently during this time. Panellists and Facilitators to be announced.

    Panel 1 - Safeguarding (Hybrid)

    Panel 2 - Discrimination & Inclusion (Hybrid)

    Panel 3 - Male Allies (In person only)

    Panel 4 - Athlete Voice (Hybrid)

    Panel 5 - Building value in women's sport through visibility (Hybrid)

    visibility & voice

    4 hybrid and 1 in-person panel will be delivered concurrently during this time. Panellists and Facilitators to be announced.

    Panel 1 - Safeguarding (Hybrid)

    Panel 2 - Discrimination & Inclusion (Hybrid)

    Panel 3 - Male Allies (In person only)

    Panel 4 - Athlete Voice (Hybrid)

    Panel 5 - Building value in women's sport through visibility (Hybrid)

2pm
  • Panel (2)
    A choice of 5 concurrent panels exploring various topics impacting women and girls in sport and physical activity.

    4 hybrid and 1 in-person panel will be delivered concurrently during this time. Panellists and Facilitators to be announced.

    Panel 1 - Gender Identity (Hybrid)

    Panel 2 - Climate Change / Sustainability (Hybrid)

    Panel 3 - Leadership in Coaching (In person only)

    Panel 4 - Athlete Wellbeing (Hybrid)

    Panel 5 - Impact of the female voice on visibility (Hybrid)

    Hybrid session
    2:20pm - 3:05pm

    4 hybrid and 1 in-person panel will be delivered concurrently during this time. Panellists and Facilitators to be announced.

    Panel 1 - Gender Identity (Hybrid)

    Panel 2 - Climate Change / Sustainability (Hybrid)

    Panel 3 - Leadership in Coaching (In person only)

    Panel 4 - Athlete Wellbeing (Hybrid)

    Panel 5 - Impact of the female voice on visibility (Hybrid)

    visibility & voice

    4 hybrid and 1 in-person panel will be delivered concurrently during this time. Panellists and Facilitators to be announced.

    Panel 1 - Gender Identity (Hybrid)

    Panel 2 - Climate Change / Sustainability (Hybrid)

    Panel 3 - Leadership in Coaching (In person only)

    Panel 4 - Athlete Wellbeing (Hybrid)

    Panel 5 - Impact of the female voice on visibility (Hybrid)

3pm
  • 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

    Hybrid session
    3:30pm - 4:15pm
    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

    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

    Format: Workshop
    Lenses:
    • Health and Wellbeing
  • 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

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

    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

    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
    3:30pm - 4:15pm
    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

    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

    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 and Paralympic movements.

    Hybrid session
    3:30pm - 4:15pm
    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 and Paralympic movements.

    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 and Paralympic movements.

    Format: Workshop
    Lenses:
    • Systems, Resources and Investment
  • 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

    Hybrid session
    3:30pm - 4:15pm
    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

    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

    Format: Workshop
    Lenses:
    • Human Rights
  • Leadership
    Leadership
    The Power Of Women-Only Education
    Learn how to implement women-only academies or educational programs that motivate women to develop and strengthen self-leadership.

    The workshop will cover insights from the NCAA Women Coaches Academy (WCA) in USA and Japan and provide participants with practical examples they can immediately action.

    Session Title: The Value of and "How To" of Women Only Coach Education: Learnings from the USA & Japan

    Hybrid session
    3:30pm - 4:15pm
    Leadership

    The workshop will cover insights from the NCAA Women Coaches Academy (WCA) in USA and Japan and provide participants with practical examples they can immediately action.

    Session Title: The Value of and "How To" of Women Only Coach Education: Learnings from the USA & Japan

    Format: Workshop
    Lenses:
    • Systems, Resources and Investment
    visibility & voice

    The workshop will cover insights from the NCAA Women Coaches Academy (WCA) in USA and Japan and provide participants with practical examples they can immediately action.

    Session Title: The Value of and "How To" of Women Only Coach Education: Learnings from the USA & Japan

    Format: Workshop
    Lenses:
    • Systems, Resources and Investment
  • Visibility and Voice
    Visibility and Voice
    Solutions That Increase Research For The Marginalised
    Discuss the challenges associated with insufficient sports and exercise medicine (SEM) research on marginalised female athletes.

    Review and gain insights from the African Football case study that enabled a team of researchers to access FIFA's network of African players to generate scientific evidence that would inform clinical practice or policy.

    Session Title: Out of sight, out of mind, the invisibility of marginalised female athletes in sports and exercise medicine research: Implications for clinical practice and policy

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

    Review and gain insights from the African Football case study that enabled a team of researchers to access FIFA's network of African players to generate scientific evidence that would inform clinical practice or policy.

    Session Title: Out of sight, out of mind, the invisibility of marginalised female athletes in sports and exercise medicine research: Implications for clinical practice and policy

    Format: Workshop
    Lenses:
    • Systems, Resources and Investment
    visibility & voice

    Review and gain insights from the African Football case study that enabled a team of researchers to access FIFA's network of African players to generate scientific evidence that would inform clinical practice or policy.

    Session Title: Out of sight, out of mind, the invisibility of marginalised female athletes in sports and exercise medicine research: Implications for clinical practice and policy

    Format: Workshop
    Lenses:
    • Systems, Resources and Investment
4pm
  • 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
    4:30pm - 5:15pm
    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

    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

    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
    4:30pm - 5:15pm
    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

    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

    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
    4:30pm - 5:15pm
    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

    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

    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
    4:30pm - 5:15pm
    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

    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

    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
    4:30pm - 5:15pm
    Social Change

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

    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.

    Format: Workshop
    Lenses:
    • Indigeneity
  • 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

    Hybrid session
    4:30pm - 5:15pm
    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

    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

    Format: Workshop
    Lenses:
    • Human Rights
  • 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

    Virtual 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

    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

    Format: Workshop
    Lenses:
    • Health and Wellbeing
  • 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

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

    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

    Format: Workshop
    Lenses:
    • Systems, Resources and Investment
  • 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
    4:30pm - 5:15pm
    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.

    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.

    Format: Workshop
    Lenses:
    • Health and Wellbeing

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