Future Scientific Meetings

2014, Timisoara (Romania)

Theme: The Pedagogical Side of Outdoor and Leisure Activities


The purpose of the 2014 AIESEP Specialist Seminar in Timisoara, Romania, is to bring together experts in sport pedagogy, as well as specialists involved in outdoor and leisure activities, in order to create a space for reflection and discussion on how to adapt to society’s increasing interest in this area.

One of the outcomes of the seminar will be an AIESEP position statement on the potential input of the fields of sport pedagogy and physical education teacher education in the development of a body of knowledge that would be useful for practitioners in the area of outdoor and leisure activities. Discussions will also explore the contribution specialists in this field could make to the fields of sport pedagogy and physical education teacher education. Worldwide, a growing number of sport and physical education departments have been establishing new programs focused on the preparation of outdoor and leisure specialists. It is anticipated that this seminar will lead to the development of research networks between AIESEP and partners in the field of outdoor and leisure activities, opening up possibilities for collaborative research projects.

Date: November 07-09, 2014

Host Partner:Facultatea de Educatie Fizica si Sport Universitatea de Vest Timisoara

Language: English

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2015, Madrid (Spain)

Theme: Moving Up Physical Education and Sports participation on the Public Health Agenda; … it is not too late to Act


Provisional Keynote Speakers: Professor Steven N. Blair (University of South Carolina, USA) and Rafael Martín-Acero (University of A Coruña, ESP).

Conference Sub-themes: (a) Integrating physical education, sports and active leisure on the public health agenda. Providing evidence and promoting best practices, (b) Formal and non-formal education, strategies and policy development in physical education and sport and sport promotion, (c) Best practices for education, training and development of physical education graduates, teachers, sport coaches, and active leisure animators, (d) Emerging practices for motor skills development and performance in school and higher education settings, and (e) Social responsibility, sustainability and values development through physical education, sport, and active leisure.

Accommodation: The Meliá Castilla (4*) is the partner hotel that offers special rates for participants.

Key Dates

• Abstract Submission Opens 1st September, 2014

• Abstract Submission Closes 31th December, 2014

• Notification of Acceptance of Abstracts 15th March, 2015

• Online Conference Registration Opens 1st October, 2014

• Early Bird Registration and Accommodation Deadline 30th April, 2015


• Late Registration and Accommodation Deadline 30th June, 2015


For more information you can contact: info@eventsgb.com.


Date: July 08-11, 2015

Host Partner:Universidad Europea de Madrid

Language: English

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