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7th IWG World Conference on Women and Sport

7th IWG World Conference on Women and Sport

The International Working Group on Women and Sport will host the 7th IWG Conference on Women and Sport under the theme “Determine the future, Be part of the Change.”

Date

Thu, 05/17/2018 to Sun, 05/20/2018

Location

Gaborone
Botswana

The conference will be held at the Gaborone International Convention Centre (GICC). The conference will bring 1200 delegates including key international and national decision-makers in sport including members of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), National Olympic Committees, International Sport Federations, the United Nations, Special Olympics, Paralympics, inter-governmental organisations, non-governmental organisations as well as leading researchers, government officials, athletes, sport administrators and coaches to name a few.   

Themes  

The main theme of the conference is “Determine the Future. Be Part of the Change” and the following are the sub-themes:

  • BEING WELL to PLAY WELL
  • SAFE SPACE: Protecting women in sport
  • TELL THEIR STORY: Leveraging media to advocate for women's sport
  • WELCOME and EMPOWER ALL through SPORT
  • SPORT WITHOUT BORDERS: Cross-cultural collaboration
  • LET THEM LEAD: Changing the leadership landscape of sports  

Conference registration  

Registration for the conference will open on 1 May 2017. You can register online here. All updates and notices will be made available on our social network pages including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and on our website. 

For registration outside the website please contact us at info@iwg-gti.org.  

Early bird registration opens and closes: 1 May - 31 December 2017  
Normal tegistration: 1 January 2018-May 2018  

More information about registration can be found here.

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