International Interdisciplinary Conference on University Sport: Inspiring Innovation
Focus & Objective
The objective of the conference is to provide a world-class forum where world-class experts can explore what role can be played by university sport in supporting the technological and social innovation challenges of the next decade’s globalized world. The theme will be investigated from three different angles: research, education and careers.
Why in Trentino?
Trentino has made long-term and irreversible strategic investments to create an innovation intensive environment able to foster economic development and job creation. And Trentino is a region where sport plays a critical role, e.g. in tourism. We want university sport to become a focal point for future innovation initiatives.
Academic and industrial researchers, practitionners, sport managers, innovators, entrepreneurs, sport people, market analysts, investors, policy makers.
A permanent International Observatory on University Sport and Innovation will be established, which will monitor the role of university sports in inspiring innovative projects, products, services and career opportunities and will promote awareness and new initiatives.
A formal declaration of intents on university sports as an inspiration for innovation will be proposed for signature to academic and political authorities.
Submission of abstract: September 30, 2013
Extension for Submission of abstract: October 15, 2013
Notification: October 30, 2013
Registration: September 1, 2013 - November 20, 2013
Late/on site Registration: November 20, 2013 - December 9, 2013