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39 Sessions

Tuesday, 15 Nov 2022

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We move to innovation and influence. What’s new and existing? What are we thinking about? What tools and resources can we share? Workshops and lightning talks on offer, covering all sorts of key issues and topics, with an anchor keynote. Highly collaborative.
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  • Whakawhanaunga (Wonderment)
    Start the day off together as we continue to build connections and grow in our knowledge and understanding of Māori culture.

    Participants will learn more about Māori culture through waiata (song) and whakawhanaunga (establishing relationships). This session will be repeated throughout the rest of the conference and will guide our engagement with participants and the programme.

    Hybrid session
    8:30am - 9:00am

    Participants will learn more about Māori culture through waiata (song) and whakawhanaunga (establishing relationships). This session will be repeated throughout the rest of the conference and will guide our engagement with participants and the programme.

    visibility & voice

    Participants will learn more about Māori culture through waiata (song) and whakawhanaunga (establishing relationships). This session will be repeated throughout the rest of the conference and will guide our engagement with participants and the programme.

9am
  • Visibility and Voice
    Visibility and Voice
    Sports Diplomacy and Women's Empowerment
    Explore how sports diplomacy can increase the visibility and voices of women in sport and more.

    This session offers a series of interactive learning activities and discussions based on the Empowering Women Through Sports Diplomacy Toolkit. Boost women’s leadership in sport organisations, and work towards greater gender equality.

    Session Title: Sports Diplomacy: Strategies to leverage the power of women, educate, and innovate

    In-person session
    9:00am - 9:45am
    Visibility and Voice

    This session offers a series of interactive learning activities and discussions based on the Empowering Women Through Sports Diplomacy Toolkit. Boost women’s leadership in sport organisations, and work towards greater gender equality.

    Session Title: Sports Diplomacy: Strategies to leverage the power of women, educate, and innovate

    J Simon Rofe
    J Simon Rofe
    Centre for International Studies & Diplomacy, SOAS University of London
    Format: Workshop
    Lenses:
    • Systems, Resources and Investment
    visibility & voice

    This session offers a series of interactive learning activities and discussions based on the Empowering Women Through Sports Diplomacy Toolkit. Boost women’s leadership in sport organisations, and work towards greater gender equality.

    Session Title: Sports Diplomacy: Strategies to leverage the power of women, educate, and innovate

    J Simon Rofe
    J Simon Rofe
    Centre for International Studies & Diplomacy, SOAS University of London
    Format: Workshop
    Lenses:
    • Systems, Resources and Investment
  • Active Lives
    Active Lives
    Engaging (and Keeping) Girls in Sport
    Discover practical tools and resources that coaches and programmes can implement to engage young women in sport.

    Participants will learn innovative techniques centered around five key themes: building a team culture that works for girls, creating connection, fostering competition, focusing on progress not outcomes, and encouraging girls to be brave not perfect.

    Session Title: Ways coaches can engage (and keep) girls in sport

    Hybrid session
    9:00am - 9:45am
    Active Lives

    Participants will learn innovative techniques centered around five key themes: building a team culture that works for girls, creating connection, fostering competition, focusing on progress not outcomes, and encouraging girls to be brave not perfect.

    Session Title: Ways coaches can engage (and keep) girls in sport

    Kate Thomas
    Kate Thomas
    Centre for Healing and Justice through Sport
    Format: Workshop
    Lenses:
    • Health and Wellbeing
    visibility & voice

    Participants will learn innovative techniques centered around five key themes: building a team culture that works for girls, creating connection, fostering competition, focusing on progress not outcomes, and encouraging girls to be brave not perfect.

    Session Title: Ways coaches can engage (and keep) girls in sport

    Kate Thomas
    Kate Thomas
    Centre for Healing and Justice through Sport
    Format: Workshop
    Lenses:
    • Health and Wellbeing
  • Active Lives
    Active Lives
    Reframing Sport For Teenage Girls
    Discover the pivotal research that has resulted in innovative solutions to make sport and physical activity a relevant part of girls’ lives.

    For girls, the teenage years represent a major life transition point and disruptor in relation to sport and physical activity, but the need to engage girls has never been more urgent.

    Session Title: Reframing sport for teenage girls - An innovation journey for change

    Virtual session
    9:00am - 9:45am
    Active Lives

    For girls, the teenage years represent a major life transition point and disruptor in relation to sport and physical activity, but the need to engage girls has never been more urgent.

    Session Title: Reframing sport for teenage girls - An innovation journey for change

    Kate Nicholson
    Kate Nicholson
    Women in Sport
    Format: Workshop
    Lenses:
    • Health and Wellbeing
    visibility & voice

    For girls, the teenage years represent a major life transition point and disruptor in relation to sport and physical activity, but the need to engage girls has never been more urgent.

    Session Title: Reframing sport for teenage girls - An innovation journey for change

    Kate Nicholson
    Kate Nicholson
    Women in Sport
    Format: Workshop
    Lenses:
    • Health and Wellbeing
  • Leadership
    Leadership
    Decoding the Secret of Equality in Sports
    Find out what the leading sport organisation in Finland is doing to address inequality in sport.

    Discover what inspires people to act and how sports of tomorrow can be equal, ethical and exciting. Also, what role sustainability plays in creating a caring sports culture.

    Session Title: Decoding the Secrets of Equality – Sports Culture United behind the Sustainability Programme

    Virtual session
    9:00am - 9:45am
    Leadership

    Discover what inspires people to act and how sports of tomorrow can be equal, ethical and exciting. Also, what role sustainability plays in creating a caring sports culture.

    Session Title: Decoding the Secrets of Equality – Sports Culture United behind the Sustainability Programme

    Karoliina Ketola
    Karoliina Ketola
    Finnish Olympic Committee
    Format: Workshop
    Lenses:
    • Health and Wellbeing
    visibility & voice

    Discover what inspires people to act and how sports of tomorrow can be equal, ethical and exciting. Also, what role sustainability plays in creating a caring sports culture.

    Session Title: Decoding the Secrets of Equality – Sports Culture United behind the Sustainability Programme

    Karoliina Ketola
    Karoliina Ketola
    Finnish Olympic Committee
    Format: Workshop
    Lenses:
    • Health and Wellbeing
  • Leadership
    Leadership
    The Rise of Women's Football
    Find out about the origins of Football Rising and its work to build a movement to make the game more inclusive for girls and women.

    Learn how it is re-shaping and re-building the resourcing of women´s football so that it is equitable and transformative.

    Session Title: Football Rising: Participatory Strategy, Governance and Leadership

    Virtual session
    9:00am - 9:45am
    Leadership

    Learn how it is re-shaping and re-building the resourcing of women´s football so that it is equitable and transformative.

    Session Title: Football Rising: Participatory Strategy, Governance and Leadership

    Lucy Mills
    Lucy Mills
    Football Rising
    Format: Workshop
    Lenses:
    • Systems, Resources and Investment
    visibility & voice

    Learn how it is re-shaping and re-building the resourcing of women´s football so that it is equitable and transformative.

    Session Title: Football Rising: Participatory Strategy, Governance and Leadership

    Lucy Mills
    Lucy Mills
    Football Rising
    Format: Workshop
    Lenses:
    • Systems, Resources and Investment
  • Social Change
    Social Change
    The Power of Rugby for Canada's Indigenous Youth
    Explore the power of rugby to empower Indigenous Youth and find out why its benefits go beyond the game.

    A mother and daughter duo co-founded Canada’s Iroquois Roots Rugby initiative and they share their experience and insights with us including the need for Indigenous endeavours to be Indigenous-led. As a touring team member says, “rugby isn’t just a sport, it’s medicine”.

    Session Title: Empowering indigenous youth through rugby

    In-person session
    9:00am - 9:45am
    Social Change

    A mother and daughter duo co-founded Canada’s Iroquois Roots Rugby initiative and they share their experience and insights with us including the need for Indigenous endeavours to be Indigenous-led. As a touring team member says, “rugby isn’t just a sport, it’s medicine”.

    Session Title: Empowering indigenous youth through rugby

    Melanie Squire
    Melanie Squire
    Iroquois Roots Rugby
    Format: Workshop
    Lenses:
    • Indigeneity
    visibility & voice

    A mother and daughter duo co-founded Canada’s Iroquois Roots Rugby initiative and they share their experience and insights with us including the need for Indigenous endeavours to be Indigenous-led. As a touring team member says, “rugby isn’t just a sport, it’s medicine”.

    Session Title: Empowering indigenous youth through rugby

    Melanie Squire
    Melanie Squire
    Iroquois Roots Rugby
    Format: Workshop
    Lenses:
    • Indigeneity
  • Social Change
    Social Change
    A Toolkit to Change The Game Not The Girl
    Join this interactive workshop delivered by London-based charity The Change Foundation.

    Learn how to provide more inclusive sports sessions for diverse young women and girls. You’ll be provided with a coaching toolkit full of ideas to ‘change the game not the girl’ that you’ll easily be able to replicate in your own organisation.

    Session Title: ‘Change the game not the girl’ by the Change Foundation

    In-person session
    9:00am - 9:45am
    Social Change

    Learn how to provide more inclusive sports sessions for diverse young women and girls. You’ll be provided with a coaching toolkit full of ideas to ‘change the game not the girl’ that you’ll easily be able to replicate in your own organisation.

    Session Title: ‘Change the game not the girl’ by the Change Foundation

    Navjeet Sira
    Navjeet Sira
    The Change Foundation
    Format: Workshop
    Lenses:
    • Health and Wellbeing
    visibility & voice

    Learn how to provide more inclusive sports sessions for diverse young women and girls. You’ll be provided with a coaching toolkit full of ideas to ‘change the game not the girl’ that you’ll easily be able to replicate in your own organisation.

    Session Title: ‘Change the game not the girl’ by the Change Foundation

    Navjeet Sira
    Navjeet Sira
    The Change Foundation
    Format: Workshop
    Lenses:
    • Health and Wellbeing
  • High Performance
    High Performance
    Mentoring High-Performance Coaches
    Explore the challenges of pairing coaches and mentors, how to manage mentoring without interfering with the process, and guidance.

    This session will provide you with a toolkit to support women in high performance coaching roles based on a programme developed by The Women's Sport Leadership Academy for High Performance Coaches (WSLA HPC) and the University of Hertfordshire (UK).

    Session Title: Mentoring and its role in supporting women as High Performance coaches

    Virtual session
    9:00am - 9:45am
    High Performance

    This session will provide you with a toolkit to support women in high performance coaching roles based on a programme developed by The Women's Sport Leadership Academy for High Performance Coaches (WSLA HPC) and the University of Hertfordshire (UK).

    Session Title: Mentoring and its role in supporting women as High Performance coaches

    Linda Low
    Linda Low
    WSLA HPC
    Format: Workshop
    Lenses:
    • Systems, Resources and Investment
    visibility & voice

    This session will provide you with a toolkit to support women in high performance coaching roles based on a programme developed by The Women's Sport Leadership Academy for High Performance Coaches (WSLA HPC) and the University of Hertfordshire (UK).

    Session Title: Mentoring and its role in supporting women as High Performance coaches

    Linda Low
    Linda Low
    WSLA HPC
    Format: Workshop
    Lenses:
    • Systems, Resources and Investment
10am
  • Visibility and Voice
    Visibility and Voice
    Role of International Networks in Sport
    Discuss processes, strategies and steps of change to implement global policies and actions into local practices.

    Strategies are shared using the example of the International Association of Physical Education and Sports for Girls and Women (IAPESGW), which is known as the oldest international association in the field of sports and physical education for girls and women.

    Session Title: Change from global to local and the role of international networks

    Hybrid session
    10:00am - 10:45am
    Visibility and Voice

    Strategies are shared using the example of the International Association of Physical Education and Sports for Girls and Women (IAPESGW), which is known as the oldest international association in the field of sports and physical education for girls and women.

    Session Title: Change from global to local and the role of international networks

    Prof. Rosa Lopez de D'Amico
    Prof. Rosa Lopez de D'Amico
    IAPESGW
    Format: Workshop
    Lenses:
    • Integrity
    visibility & voice

    Strategies are shared using the example of the International Association of Physical Education and Sports for Girls and Women (IAPESGW), which is known as the oldest international association in the field of sports and physical education for girls and women.

    Session Title: Change from global to local and the role of international networks

    Prof. Rosa Lopez de D'Amico
    Prof. Rosa Lopez de D'Amico
    IAPESGW
    Format: Workshop
    Lenses:
    • Integrity
  • Visibility and Voice
    Visibility and Voice
    The Power of Storytelling in Women's Sport
    Delve into the power of storytelling to create meaningful change in women’s sport.

    Sue Anstiss will discuss why stories matter so much in women’s sport and what we can all do to harness this power. In this session, you will find out why storytelling sits at the heart of much of women’s sport, what makes a great story and hear about new tools to share stories and engage audiences.

    Session Title: How storytelling is driving change in women's sport

    In-person session
    10:00am - 10:45am
    Visibility and Voice

    Sue Anstiss will discuss why stories matter so much in women’s sport and what we can all do to harness this power. In this session, you will find out why storytelling sits at the heart of much of women’s sport, what makes a great story and hear about new tools to share stories and engage audiences.

    Session Title: How storytelling is driving change in women's sport

    Sue Anstiss MBE
    Sue Anstiss MBE
    Fearless Women
    Format: Workshop
    Lenses:
    • Technology, Data & Innovation
    visibility & voice

    Sue Anstiss will discuss why stories matter so much in women’s sport and what we can all do to harness this power. In this session, you will find out why storytelling sits at the heart of much of women’s sport, what makes a great story and hear about new tools to share stories and engage audiences.

    Session Title: How storytelling is driving change in women's sport

    Sue Anstiss MBE
    Sue Anstiss MBE
    Fearless Women
    Format: Workshop
    Lenses:
    • Technology, Data & Innovation
  • Active Lives
    Active Lives
    Improving Young Women's Wellbeing
    Explore ways we can shift the trends to encourage more young women to prioritise their wellbeing.

    The Shift Foundation shares its holistic approach, which incorporates co-design and a focus on whanaungatanga (relationships/connections). The Foundation's main goals are to deliver programmes directly to young women, share its insights, and advocate alongside young women on a national level.

    Session Title: Shifting perspectives on young women's wellbeing

    In-person session
    10:00am - 10:45am
    Active Lives

    The Shift Foundation shares its holistic approach, which incorporates co-design and a focus on whanaungatanga (relationships/connections). The Foundation's main goals are to deliver programmes directly to young women, share its insights, and advocate alongside young women on a national level.

    Session Title: Shifting perspectives on young women's wellbeing

    Fran McEwen
    Fran McEwen
    The Shift Foundation
    Format: Workshop
    Lenses:
    • Health and Wellbeing
    visibility & voice

    The Shift Foundation shares its holistic approach, which incorporates co-design and a focus on whanaungatanga (relationships/connections). The Foundation's main goals are to deliver programmes directly to young women, share its insights, and advocate alongside young women on a national level.

    Session Title: Shifting perspectives on young women's wellbeing

    Fran McEwen
    Fran McEwen
    The Shift Foundation
    Format: Workshop
    Lenses:
    • Health and Wellbeing
  • Active Lives
    Active Lives
    Engaging Girls in Physical Activity and Sport
    Get under the hood of The Women’s Sports Foundation’s new ‘We Play’ Interactive.

    This is a digital training and activity platform for programme leaders, coaches, and mentors designed to help all girls thrive. This session will discuss how the curriculum blends evidence-based research with best practices from programme leaders and coaches.

    Session Title: We Play interactive - Engaging girls in physical activity and sport

    In-person session
    10:00am - 10:45am
    Active Lives

    This is a digital training and activity platform for programme leaders, coaches, and mentors designed to help all girls thrive. This session will discuss how the curriculum blends evidence-based research with best practices from programme leaders and coaches.

    Session Title: We Play interactive - Engaging girls in physical activity and sport

    Karen Issokson-Silver
    Karen Issokson-Silver
    Women's Sports Foundation (USA)
    Format: Workshop
    Lenses:
    • Health and Wellbeing
    visibility & voice

    This is a digital training and activity platform for programme leaders, coaches, and mentors designed to help all girls thrive. This session will discuss how the curriculum blends evidence-based research with best practices from programme leaders and coaches.

    Session Title: We Play interactive - Engaging girls in physical activity and sport

    Karen Issokson-Silver
    Karen Issokson-Silver
    Women's Sports Foundation (USA)
    Format: Workshop
    Lenses:
    • Health and Wellbeing
  • Leadership
    Leadership
    Leadership in International Sports Federations
    Discuss the under-representation of women in the governance of international sports federations (IFs).

    This will include considering the opportunities, challenges and strengths/weaknesses of different policies including quotas, women’s commissions, and mentoring programmes. This workshop builds on a research project funded by the Swiss National Scientific Foundation.

    Session Title: Best practices to foster gender equality in leadership positions of international sports federations

    Hybrid session
    10:00am - 10:45am
    Leadership

    This will include considering the opportunities, challenges and strengths/weaknesses of different policies including quotas, women’s commissions, and mentoring programmes. This workshop builds on a research project funded by the Swiss National Scientific Foundation.

    Session Title: Best practices to foster gender equality in leadership positions of international sports federations

    Lucie Schoh
    Lucie Schoh
    University of Lausanne
    Madeleine Pape
    Madeleine Pape
    University of Lausanne
    Format: Workshop
    Lenses:
    • Integrity
    visibility & voice

    This will include considering the opportunities, challenges and strengths/weaknesses of different policies including quotas, women’s commissions, and mentoring programmes. This workshop builds on a research project funded by the Swiss National Scientific Foundation.

    Session Title: Best practices to foster gender equality in leadership positions of international sports federations

    Lucie Schoh
    Lucie Schoh
    University of Lausanne
    Madeleine Pape
    Madeleine Pape
    University of Lausanne
    Format: Workshop
    Lenses:
    • Integrity
  • Leadership
    Leadership
    Gender and Sport in Southern Africa
    Examine research conducted in Southern Africa that produced a baseline study on gender.

    This presentation examines the value of research in preparing national and regional gender action plans for sport and a scorecard process on the advances in policy and practices. As it relates to sport participation, leadership, gender issues and various policy dimensions.

    Session Title: Gender participation and leadership in sport in Southern Africa - The 2021 Study

    Virtual session
    10:00am - 10:45am
    Leadership

    This presentation examines the value of research in preparing national and regional gender action plans for sport and a scorecard process on the advances in policy and practices. As it relates to sport participation, leadership, gender issues and various policy dimensions.

    Session Title: Gender participation and leadership in sport in Southern Africa - The 2021 Study

    Cora Burnett
    Cora Burnett
    AUSC Region 5
    Format: Workshop
    Lenses:
    • Human Rights
    visibility & voice

    This presentation examines the value of research in preparing national and regional gender action plans for sport and a scorecard process on the advances in policy and practices. As it relates to sport participation, leadership, gender issues and various policy dimensions.

    Session Title: Gender participation and leadership in sport in Southern Africa - The 2021 Study

    Cora Burnett
    Cora Burnett
    AUSC Region 5
    Format: Workshop
    Lenses:
    • Human Rights
  • Social Change
    Social Change
    Sport And Indigenous Women
    Study the sporting practices in relation to Indigenous women and girls in colonised countries.

    The presentation includes four case studies with a focus on two colonised countries: Australia and Canada.

    Session Title: Sport and indigenous women in Canada and Australia

    Hybrid session
    10:00am - 10:45am
    Social Change

    The presentation includes four case studies with a focus on two colonised countries: Australia and Canada.

    Session Title: Sport and indigenous women in Canada and Australia

    Michelle O'Shea
    Michelle O'Shea
    Hazell Maxwell
    Hazell Maxwell
    University of Tasmania
    Format: Workshop
    Lenses:
    • Indigeneity
    visibility & voice

    The presentation includes four case studies with a focus on two colonised countries: Australia and Canada.

    Session Title: Sport and indigenous women in Canada and Australia

    Michelle O'Shea
    Michelle O'Shea
    Hazell Maxwell
    Hazell Maxwell
    University of Tasmania
    Format: Workshop
    Lenses:
    • Indigeneity
  • Social Change
    Social Change
    Sport For Social Change
    Discuss the latest data on sport for social change relating to gender equality with the Laureus Sport for Good Foundation.

     The session will include a discussion with a female sporting icon on why role models in Sports for Development initiatives are crucial.

    Session Title: How sports development is contributing to SDG5: Gender Equality

    Hybrid session
    10:00am - 10:45am
    Social Change

     The session will include a discussion with a female sporting icon on why role models in Sports for Development initiatives are crucial.

    Session Title: How sports development is contributing to SDG5: Gender Equality

    Elena Yanez
    Elena Yanez
    Laureus Sport for Good
    Format: Workshop
    Lenses:
    • Systems, Resources and Investment
    visibility & voice

     The session will include a discussion with a female sporting icon on why role models in Sports for Development initiatives are crucial.

    Session Title: How sports development is contributing to SDG5: Gender Equality

    Elena Yanez
    Elena Yanez
    Laureus Sport for Good
    Format: Workshop
    Lenses:
    • Systems, Resources and Investment
  • High Performance
    High Performance
    Relative Energy Deficiency In Sport
    Explore the interdisciplinary management of Low Energy Availability (RED-S).

    And learn how High-Performance Sport New Zealand WHISPA (Healthy Women in Sport: A Performance Advantage) developed truly interdisciplinary approaches toward female athlete performance and health in Aotearoa New Zealand.

    Session Title: Interdisciplinary management of Low Energy Availability – the journey to high performance (THE WHISPA PROJECT)

    In-person session
    10:00am - 10:45am
    High Performance

    And learn how High-Performance Sport New Zealand WHISPA (Healthy Women in Sport: A Performance Advantage) developed truly interdisciplinary approaches toward female athlete performance and health in Aotearoa New Zealand.

    Session Title: Interdisciplinary management of Low Energy Availability – the journey to high performance (THE WHISPA PROJECT)

    Dr Megan Ogilvie
    Dr Megan Ogilvie
    Fertility Associates
    Format: Workshop
    Lenses:
    • Health and Wellbeing
    visibility & voice

    And learn how High-Performance Sport New Zealand WHISPA (Healthy Women in Sport: A Performance Advantage) developed truly interdisciplinary approaches toward female athlete performance and health in Aotearoa New Zealand.

    Session Title: Interdisciplinary management of Low Energy Availability – the journey to high performance (THE WHISPA PROJECT)

    Dr Megan Ogilvie
    Dr Megan Ogilvie
    Fertility Associates
    Format: Workshop
    Lenses:
    • Health and Wellbeing
  • High Performance
    High Performance
    Positive Leadership And Flourishing
    Learn about the state of flourishing and why it is critical in high-performance sport settings when athletes are under pressure.

    The White Ferns Leadership Project is a long-term funded intervention with the goal of supporting athlete’s wellbeing and performance through developing athlete leaders. Its work draws on evidence-based psychological approaches to leadership development.

    Session Title: The White Ferns Leadership Project: Using leadership focussed intervention to promote flourishing in a high performance team

    In-person session
    10:00am - 10:45am
    High Performance

    The White Ferns Leadership Project is a long-term funded intervention with the goal of supporting athlete’s wellbeing and performance through developing athlete leaders. Its work draws on evidence-based psychological approaches to leadership development.

    Session Title: The White Ferns Leadership Project: Using leadership focussed intervention to promote flourishing in a high performance team

    Natalie Hogg
    Natalie Hogg
    New Zealand Cricket
    Format: Workshop
    Lenses:
    • Health and Wellbeing
    visibility & voice

    The White Ferns Leadership Project is a long-term funded intervention with the goal of supporting athlete’s wellbeing and performance through developing athlete leaders. Its work draws on evidence-based psychological approaches to leadership development.

    Session Title: The White Ferns Leadership Project: Using leadership focussed intervention to promote flourishing in a high performance team

    Natalie Hogg
    Natalie Hogg
    New Zealand Cricket
    Format: Workshop
    Lenses:
    • Health and Wellbeing
11am
  • Visibility and Voice
    Visibility and Voice
    The Potential Of Football In Pacific Communities
    Explore the possibilities of increasing the profile of women’s football in the Pacific.

    Through the experiences of the OFC Women’s Football Capacity Building Programme, which is run by women for women. Discover the groundbreaking programme that is developing skills such as decision making, project management and leadership in Pacific communities.

    Session Title: Raising awareness of possibilities for girls and women in the Pacific

    In-person session
    11:00am - 11:45am
    Visibility and Voice

    Through the experiences of the OFC Women’s Football Capacity Building Programme, which is run by women for women. Discover the groundbreaking programme that is developing skills such as decision making, project management and leadership in Pacific communities.

    Session Title: Raising awareness of possibilities for girls and women in the Pacific

    Chelsey Taylor
    Chelsey Taylor
    Oceania Football Confederation
    Emma Evans
    Emma Evans
    Oceania Football Confederation
    Format: Workshop
    Lenses:
    • Systems, Resources and Investment
    visibility & voice

    Through the experiences of the OFC Women’s Football Capacity Building Programme, which is run by women for women. Discover the groundbreaking programme that is developing skills such as decision making, project management and leadership in Pacific communities.

    Session Title: Raising awareness of possibilities for girls and women in the Pacific

    Chelsey Taylor
    Chelsey Taylor
    Oceania Football Confederation
    Emma Evans
    Emma Evans
    Oceania Football Confederation
    Format: Workshop
    Lenses:
    • Systems, Resources and Investment
  • Visibility and Voice
    Visibility and Voice
    Co-Design With Elite Netballers
    Learn from a panel of speakers across leading sporting organisations in New Zealand about the experience of co-design for women's wellbeing.

    Tasked with developing a Player Development Programme and service model, the co-design team will share their approach and key concepts which have transformed the way in which they support and consider the ever-changing needs of their players.

    Session Title: Co-design for women’s wellbeing in performance-driven environment – Designing with Elite Netballers

    In-person session
    11:00am - 11:45am
    Visibility and Voice

    Tasked with developing a Player Development Programme and service model, the co-design team will share their approach and key concepts which have transformed the way in which they support and consider the ever-changing needs of their players.

    Session Title: Co-design for women’s wellbeing in performance-driven environment – Designing with Elite Netballers

    Stephanie Bond
    Stephanie Bond
    NZ Netball Players Association
    Format: Workshop
    Lenses:
    • Health and Wellbeing
    visibility & voice

    Tasked with developing a Player Development Programme and service model, the co-design team will share their approach and key concepts which have transformed the way in which they support and consider the ever-changing needs of their players.

    Session Title: Co-design for women’s wellbeing in performance-driven environment – Designing with Elite Netballers

    Stephanie Bond
    Stephanie Bond
    NZ Netball Players Association
    Format: Workshop
    Lenses:
    • Health and Wellbeing
  • Active Lives
    Active Lives
    Women-Led Ecosystems To Reduce Barriers In Sport
    Explore the intersectional barriers girls and women face in sports in different cultural contexts from Brooklyn to Dakar.

    This interactive session includes storytelling and small group discussions to equip you with tools to make changes in your own local community.

    Session Title: From Brooklyn to Dakar: Dismantling inequities through intergenerational programme experience for girls

    In-person session
    11:00am - 11:45am
    Active Lives

    This interactive session includes storytelling and small group discussions to equip you with tools to make changes in your own local community.

    Session Title: From Brooklyn to Dakar: Dismantling inequities through intergenerational programme experience for girls

    Maureen Ebob-Besong
    Maureen Ebob-Besong
    Marisa Schlenker
    Marisa Schlenker
    Sally Nnamani
    Sally Nnamani
    PeacePlayers
    Format: Workshop
    Lenses:
    • Health and Wellbeing
    visibility & voice

    This interactive session includes storytelling and small group discussions to equip you with tools to make changes in your own local community.

    Session Title: From Brooklyn to Dakar: Dismantling inequities through intergenerational programme experience for girls

    Maureen Ebob-Besong
    Maureen Ebob-Besong
    Marisa Schlenker
    Marisa Schlenker
    Sally Nnamani
    Sally Nnamani
    PeacePlayers
    Format: Workshop
    Lenses:
    • Health and Wellbeing
  • Active Lives
    Active Lives
    The Impact Of Lockdowns On Young Women
    Discover the challenges that young women (18-25 years) faced during Covid-19 restrictions in 2020 and the impact on their physical activity.

    This workshop will also provide recommendations for institution-based policy and procedures that may limit the impact of any future pandemic lockdowns (or other unprecedented situations) on young women’s active lifestyles.

    Session Title: Young women living life - pandemic or not!

    Hybrid session
    11:00am - 11:45am
    Active Lives

    This workshop will also provide recommendations for institution-based policy and procedures that may limit the impact of any future pandemic lockdowns (or other unprecedented situations) on young women’s active lifestyles.

    Session Title: Young women living life - pandemic or not!

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

    This workshop will also provide recommendations for institution-based policy and procedures that may limit the impact of any future pandemic lockdowns (or other unprecedented situations) on young women’s active lifestyles.

    Session Title: Young women living life - pandemic or not!

    Denise Atkins
    Denise Atkins
    AUT University and PENZ Auckland Branch
    Format: Workshop
    Lenses:
    • Health and Wellbeing
  • Active Lives
    Active Lives
    Menstruation And Physical Activity
    Discuss the specific needs of people who may be menstruating, as well as those who identify as transgender, intersex or gender diverse.

    This workshop is for everyone, regardless of whether you menstruate or the people you work with do, and is part of a wider project to address inclusiveness in sport and recreation.

    Session Title: Gender equity in sport and recreation

    Hybrid session
    11:00am - 11:45am
    Active Lives

    This workshop is for everyone, regardless of whether you menstruate or the people you work with do, and is part of a wider project to address inclusiveness in sport and recreation.

    Session Title: Gender equity in sport and recreation

    Sophie Watson
    Sophie Watson
    Education Outdoors New Zealand
    Format: Workshop
    Lenses:
    • Human Rights
    visibility & voice

    This workshop is for everyone, regardless of whether you menstruate or the people you work with do, and is part of a wider project to address inclusiveness in sport and recreation.

    Session Title: Gender equity in sport and recreation

    Sophie Watson
    Sophie Watson
    Education Outdoors New Zealand
    Format: Workshop
    Lenses:
    • Human Rights
  • Leadership
    Leadership
    A Holistic Tool To Address Better Inclusion In Sport
    Equip yourself with a new tool to incorporate inclusion practices in your organisation.

    In this workshop, Alida Shanks, PhD candidate at Massey University, and John McGifford, former chief executive and current Special Projects Manager at Central Football, will present the Organisation Inclusion Framework - a new, holistic approach to address inclusion in sports organisations.

    Session Title: Facilitating inclusion in sports organisations

    In-person session
    11:00am - 11:45am
    Leadership

    In this workshop, Alida Shanks, PhD candidate at Massey University, and John McGifford, former chief executive and current Special Projects Manager at Central Football, will present the Organisation Inclusion Framework - a new, holistic approach to address inclusion in sports organisations.

    Session Title: Facilitating inclusion in sports organisations

    John McGifford
    John McGifford
    Alida Shanks
    Alida Shanks
    Massey University
    Format: Workshop
    Lenses:
    • Systems, Resources and Investment
    visibility & voice

    In this workshop, Alida Shanks, PhD candidate at Massey University, and John McGifford, former chief executive and current Special Projects Manager at Central Football, will present the Organisation Inclusion Framework - a new, holistic approach to address inclusion in sports organisations.

    Session Title: Facilitating inclusion in sports organisations

    John McGifford
    John McGifford
    Alida Shanks
    Alida Shanks
    Massey University
    Format: Workshop
    Lenses:
    • Systems, Resources and Investment
  • Leadership
    Leadership
    Challenging Gender Dynamics In Botswana Sport
    Learn how an all-women leadership campaign ‘Bokgonifela’.

    This was used to challenge the gender dynamics in Botswana sport. Bokgonifela brought together dedicated national volunteers in sports to challenge the status quo of sports administration male dominance. Discover the tools and techniques that drove the campaign to achieving its objectives.

    Session Title: Challenging gender dynamics in Botswana sport through the ‘Bokgonifela’ women and sport leadership campaign

    In-person session
    11:00am - 11:45am
    Leadership

    This was used to challenge the gender dynamics in Botswana sport. Bokgonifela brought together dedicated national volunteers in sports to challenge the status quo of sports administration male dominance. Discover the tools and techniques that drove the campaign to achieving its objectives.

    Session Title: Challenging gender dynamics in Botswana sport through the ‘Bokgonifela’ women and sport leadership campaign

    Tsoseletso Magang
    Tsoseletso Magang
    Sport Management Agency
    Format: Workshop
    Lenses:
    • Human Rights
    visibility & voice

    This was used to challenge the gender dynamics in Botswana sport. Bokgonifela brought together dedicated national volunteers in sports to challenge the status quo of sports administration male dominance. Discover the tools and techniques that drove the campaign to achieving its objectives.

    Session Title: Challenging gender dynamics in Botswana sport through the ‘Bokgonifela’ women and sport leadership campaign

    Tsoseletso Magang
    Tsoseletso Magang
    Sport Management Agency
    Format: Workshop
    Lenses:
    • Human Rights
  • Leadership
    Leadership
    Gender Equity In Sport In The United States
    Learn about efforts to advance the promise of Title IX, a United States law prohibiting sex-based discrimination including athletics.

    This workshop will discuss lessons learned from the U.S. and ideas that can be considered to advance gender equity in sports through legislation and policy.

    Session Title: 50 years of the Title IX: Leading the way for gender-equitable sporting policies around the globe

    In-person session
    11:00am - 11:45am
    Leadership

    This workshop will discuss lessons learned from the U.S. and ideas that can be considered to advance gender equity in sports through legislation and policy.

    Session Title: 50 years of the Title IX: Leading the way for gender-equitable sporting policies around the globe

    Sarah Axelson
    Sarah Axelson
    Women's Sports Foundation
    Format: Workshop
    Lenses:
    • Systems, Resources and Investment
    visibility & voice

    This workshop will discuss lessons learned from the U.S. and ideas that can be considered to advance gender equity in sports through legislation and policy.

    Session Title: 50 years of the Title IX: Leading the way for gender-equitable sporting policies around the globe

    Sarah Axelson
    Sarah Axelson
    Women's Sports Foundation
    Format: Workshop
    Lenses:
    • Systems, Resources and Investment
  • Social Change
    Social Change
    The Legacy Of Major Sport Events
    Consider how major sporting events, such as the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023, can provide a vehicle to create positive social change.

     This interactive workshop will use the insights of New Zealand Football and also includes a brief presentation on what is involved in drafting a lasting legacy programme.

    Session Title: FWWC 2023 Legacy and Impact for Change

    In-person session
    11:00am - 11:45am
    Social Change

     This interactive workshop will use the insights of New Zealand Football and also includes a brief presentation on what is involved in drafting a lasting legacy programme.

    Session Title: FWWC 2023 Legacy and Impact for Change

    Johanna Wood
    Johanna Wood
    New Zealand Football
    Format: Workshop
    Lenses:
    • Human Rights
    visibility & voice

     This interactive workshop will use the insights of New Zealand Football and also includes a brief presentation on what is involved in drafting a lasting legacy programme.

    Session Title: FWWC 2023 Legacy and Impact for Change

    Johanna Wood
    Johanna Wood
    New Zealand Football
    Format: Workshop
    Lenses:
    • Human Rights
1pm
  • Kaikorero Matamua (Wonderment)
    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
    1:30pm - 2:30pm

    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.

3pm
  • Leadership
    Leadership
    Canada’s Gender Equity ‘Playbook’ In Sport
    Find out about the Canadian Women & Sport’s Gender Equity Playbook.

    This was launched in 2019 and addresses the underrepresentation of women and girls in Canadian sports. This will be an interactive session with opportunities to learn from other countries and their work in this area.

    Session Title: Sharing the Winning Pathway to Equitable Sport

    Hybrid session
    3:00pm - 3:45pm
    Leadership

    This was launched in 2019 and addresses the underrepresentation of women and girls in Canadian sports. This will be an interactive session with opportunities to learn from other countries and their work in this area.

    Session Title: Sharing the Winning Pathway to Equitable Sport

    Allison Sandmeyer-Graves
    Allison Sandmeyer-Graves
    Canadian Women & Sport
    Format: Workshop
    Lenses:
    • Systems, Resources and Investment
    visibility & voice

    This was launched in 2019 and addresses the underrepresentation of women and girls in Canadian sports. This will be an interactive session with opportunities to learn from other countries and their work in this area.

    Session Title: Sharing the Winning Pathway to Equitable Sport

    Allison Sandmeyer-Graves
    Allison Sandmeyer-Graves
    Canadian Women & Sport
    Format: Workshop
    Lenses:
    • Systems, Resources and Investment
  • Leadership
    Leadership
    Overcoming Resistance To Change
    Learn impressive insights from global sports leaders who have dedicated their lives to advocating for women's rights.

    This presentation will provide an overview of the advocacy efforts, challenges and results of the international women in sport movement from 1994 with the Beijing Declaration and the start of WomenSport International onwards.

    Session Title: Overcoming Resistance to Change: Maintaining the passion and determination to see change through

    Hybrid session
    3:00pm - 3:45pm
    Leadership

    This presentation will provide an overview of the advocacy efforts, challenges and results of the international women in sport movement from 1994 with the Beijing Declaration and the start of WomenSport International onwards.

    Session Title: Overcoming Resistance to Change: Maintaining the passion and determination to see change through

    Kanae Haneishi
    Kanae Haneishi
    WomenSport International
    Kari Fasting
    Kari Fasting
    Carole Oglesby
    Carole Oglesby
    Diane Huffman
    Diane Huffman
    WomenSport International
    Format: Workshop
    Lenses:
    • Systems, Resources and Investment
    visibility & voice

    This presentation will provide an overview of the advocacy efforts, challenges and results of the international women in sport movement from 1994 with the Beijing Declaration and the start of WomenSport International onwards.

    Session Title: Overcoming Resistance to Change: Maintaining the passion and determination to see change through

    Kanae Haneishi
    Kanae Haneishi
    WomenSport International
    Kari Fasting
    Kari Fasting
    Carole Oglesby
    Carole Oglesby
    Diane Huffman
    Diane Huffman
    WomenSport International
    Format: Workshop
    Lenses:
    • Systems, Resources and Investment
  • Social Change
    Social Change
    Climate Change And Sport Ecology
    Learn about the relationship between the sports industry and the natural environment.

    This session will outline the emerging research, which comes under the domain of ‘Sport Ecology’. To help sport managers and coaches develop a strategy for climate response, four useful frameworks will be introduced and attendees will be able to work through scenario-planning activities.

    Session Title: Addressing climate change in sport

    Hybrid session
    3:00pm - 3:45pm
    Social Change

    This session will outline the emerging research, which comes under the domain of ‘Sport Ecology’. To help sport managers and coaches develop a strategy for climate response, four useful frameworks will be introduced and attendees will be able to work through scenario-planning activities.

    Session Title: Addressing climate change in sport

    Daniel Sailofsky
    Daniel Sailofsky
    Middlesex University London
    Sheila Nguyen
    Sheila Nguyen
    Sports Environment Alliance
    Madeleine Orr
    Madeleine Orr
    Loughborough University
    Format: Workshop
    Lenses:
    • Environmental Sustainability
    visibility & voice

    This session will outline the emerging research, which comes under the domain of ‘Sport Ecology’. To help sport managers and coaches develop a strategy for climate response, four useful frameworks will be introduced and attendees will be able to work through scenario-planning activities.

    Session Title: Addressing climate change in sport

    Daniel Sailofsky
    Daniel Sailofsky
    Middlesex University London
    Sheila Nguyen
    Sheila Nguyen
    Sports Environment Alliance
    Madeleine Orr
    Madeleine Orr
    Loughborough University
    Format: Workshop
    Lenses:
    • Environmental Sustainability
  • High Performance
    High Performance
    The Pressures On Indigenous Athletes: A Case Study
    Follow the journey of a young Māori-Pasifika athlete and student as she navigates the high performance world of sport.

    Participants will receive a glimpse into what it’s like to be the daughter of an iconic professional sportsman. This workshop aims to inform better practice and provision for all high performance indigenous sportswomen, whatever their age or stage.

    Session Title: My dad is a legend. What does that make me?’: A Maori-Pasifika student-athlete's inspiration and aspirations in sport in Aotearoa New Zealand

    In-person session
    3:00pm - 3:45pm
    High Performance

    Participants will receive a glimpse into what it’s like to be the daughter of an iconic professional sportsman. This workshop aims to inform better practice and provision for all high performance indigenous sportswomen, whatever their age or stage.

    Session Title: My dad is a legend. What does that make me?’: A Maori-Pasifika student-athlete's inspiration and aspirations in sport in Aotearoa New Zealand

    Kath Godber
    Kath Godber
    Auckland University of Technology
    Format: Workshop
    Lenses:
    • Indigeneity
    visibility & voice

    Participants will receive a glimpse into what it’s like to be the daughter of an iconic professional sportsman. This workshop aims to inform better practice and provision for all high performance indigenous sportswomen, whatever their age or stage.

    Session Title: My dad is a legend. What does that make me?’: A Maori-Pasifika student-athlete's inspiration and aspirations in sport in Aotearoa New Zealand

    Kath Godber
    Kath Godber
    Auckland University of Technology
    Format: Workshop
    Lenses:
    • Indigeneity
  • High Performance
    High Performance
    An Action Plan To Get More Women Into Coaching
    Explore ways to address the under-representation of women in high performance coaching in your organisation.

    Participants will be able to complete a self-assessment of their organisation’s policies related to women-in-coaching, investigate gaps in their current programmes and policies, and formulate an action plan to enhance their current practice.

    Session Title: Fostering Excellence and Equality in Women’s High Performance Coaching: developing a strong policy foundation

    In-person session
    3:00pm - 3:45pm
    High Performance

    Participants will be able to complete a self-assessment of their organisation’s policies related to women-in-coaching, investigate gaps in their current programmes and policies, and formulate an action plan to enhance their current practice.

    Session Title: Fostering Excellence and Equality in Women’s High Performance Coaching: developing a strong policy foundation

    Guylaine Demers
    Guylaine Demers
    Université Laval
    Format: Workshop
    Lenses:
    • Systems, Resources and Investment
    visibility & voice

    Participants will be able to complete a self-assessment of their organisation’s policies related to women-in-coaching, investigate gaps in their current programmes and policies, and formulate an action plan to enhance their current practice.

    Session Title: Fostering Excellence and Equality in Women’s High Performance Coaching: developing a strong policy foundation

    Guylaine Demers
    Guylaine Demers
    Université Laval
    Format: Workshop
    Lenses:
    • Systems, Resources and Investment
  • Lightning Talks Cluster #1 (Wonderment)
    Based on a series of Lightning Talks that follow a similar theme, dive deeper into each talk with presenters about their presentation.

    A clustered session gives participants the opportunity to meet with presenters who will be available, either in person or virtually to discuss the insights of their Lightning Talk further. You will need to watch the Lightning Talks ahead of attending the session.

    Hybrid session
    3:00pm - 3:45pm

    A clustered session gives participants the opportunity to meet with presenters who will be available, either in person or virtually to discuss the insights of their Lightning Talk further. You will need to watch the Lightning Talks ahead of attending the session.

    visibility & voice

    A clustered session gives participants the opportunity to meet with presenters who will be available, either in person or virtually to discuss the insights of their Lightning Talk further. You will need to watch the Lightning Talks ahead of attending the session.

4pm
  • Leadership
    Leadership
    Increasing Youth Participation In Sport
    Learn how to genuinely connect with young people in order to help boost the participation of rangatahi in sport.

    This workshop is co-designed by rangatahi for all leaders in youth sport. You will hear the youth perspective on getting more young people involved in sport and hear speakers from Netball New Zealand Youth Board, England Netball Youth Board and Volleyball New Zealand.

    Session Title: Youth Empowerment Off the Court

    Hybrid session
    4:15pm - 5:00pm
    Leadership

    This workshop is co-designed by rangatahi for all leaders in youth sport. You will hear the youth perspective on getting more young people involved in sport and hear speakers from Netball New Zealand Youth Board, England Netball Youth Board and Volleyball New Zealand.

    Session Title: Youth Empowerment Off the Court

    Loveday Mossman-Catchpole
    Loveday Mossman-Catchpole
    Volleyball New Zealand
    Izzy Cottrell
    Izzy Cottrell
    England Netball
    Georgia Trent
    Georgia Trent
    Netball New Zealand
    Ciccone Hakaraia-Turner
    Ciccone Hakaraia-Turner
    Netball New Zealand
    Charissa Barham
    Charissa Barham
    Sport New Zealand
    Format: Workshop
    Lenses:
    • Systems, Resources and Investment
    visibility & voice

    This workshop is co-designed by rangatahi for all leaders in youth sport. You will hear the youth perspective on getting more young people involved in sport and hear speakers from Netball New Zealand Youth Board, England Netball Youth Board and Volleyball New Zealand.

    Session Title: Youth Empowerment Off the Court

    Loveday Mossman-Catchpole
    Loveday Mossman-Catchpole
    Volleyball New Zealand
    Izzy Cottrell
    Izzy Cottrell
    England Netball
    Georgia Trent
    Georgia Trent
    Netball New Zealand
    Ciccone Hakaraia-Turner
    Ciccone Hakaraia-Turner
    Netball New Zealand
    Charissa Barham
    Charissa Barham
    Sport New Zealand
    Format: Workshop
    Lenses:
    • Systems, Resources and Investment
  • High Performance
    High Performance
    Sport As A Vehicle For Social Change In Australia
    Explore the role that sport coaching can play as a vehicle for social change.

    This workshop highlights the strengths of Indigenous sport coaches and what they ‘bring to the table’ in an Australian sporting context. Ali Tucker-Munro will share her experiences as a proud Kamilaroi woman, who has transitioned from high performance netball athlete to coach.

    Session Title: We want a seat at the table, we don’t want to be on the menu: Indigenous women, social action, and high-performance sport coaching

    Hybrid session
    4:15pm - 5:00pm
    High Performance

    This workshop highlights the strengths of Indigenous sport coaches and what they ‘bring to the table’ in an Australian sporting context. Ali Tucker-Munro will share her experiences as a proud Kamilaroi woman, who has transitioned from high performance netball athlete to coach.

    Session Title: We want a seat at the table, we don’t want to be on the menu: Indigenous women, social action, and high-performance sport coaching

    Julia Symons
    Julia Symons
    Ali Tucker-Munro
    Ali Tucker-Munro
    Andrew Bennie
    Andrew Bennie
    Western Sydney University
    Format: Workshop
    Lenses:
    • Indigeneity
    visibility & voice

    This workshop highlights the strengths of Indigenous sport coaches and what they ‘bring to the table’ in an Australian sporting context. Ali Tucker-Munro will share her experiences as a proud Kamilaroi woman, who has transitioned from high performance netball athlete to coach.

    Session Title: We want a seat at the table, we don’t want to be on the menu: Indigenous women, social action, and high-performance sport coaching

    Julia Symons
    Julia Symons
    Ali Tucker-Munro
    Ali Tucker-Munro
    Andrew Bennie
    Andrew Bennie
    Western Sydney University
    Format: Workshop
    Lenses:
    • Indigeneity
  • High Performance
    High Performance
    Female-Led Product Design In Sport
    Reflect on why women are still so often an afterthought when it comes to product design in the sport industry.

    As this workshop presents, female athletes are often treated as ‘small men’ when it comes to equipment, training and research. Hear about the latest work in this area to come up with products based on female morphology and biomechanics.

    Session Title: How industry, researchers and athletes can work together to solve for female-led design in sport

    In-person session
    4:15pm - 5:00pm
    High Performance

    As this workshop presents, female athletes are often treated as ‘small men’ when it comes to equipment, training and research. Hear about the latest work in this area to come up with products based on female morphology and biomechanics.

    Session Title: How industry, researchers and athletes can work together to solve for female-led design in sport

    Laura Youngson
    Laura Youngson
    Ida Sports
    Format: Workshop
    Lenses:
    • Technology, Data & Innovation
    visibility & voice