Event Date: Septmeber 19 & 20, 2017

Hotel: Chelsea Hotel, Toronto

Location: Toronto, Ontario

The leading conference focusing on sport participation research is coming to Toronto!  The Sport Canada Research Initiative conference hosted by Sport Information Resource Centre (SIRC) will be held September 19th & 20th, 2017, at the Chelsea Hotel, in Toronto, Ontario.

This event gathers together the sport community, government and sport researchers to share their knowledge and expertise.  It is your opportunity to share, discuss, and develop insight into sport participation research.  At this year’s conference you can:

  • Hear the latest sport participation research
  • Poster display and networking session
  • Connect with national and international researchers
  • Recruit researchers to assist with your own sport research endeavors.
  • Share your research gaps, topics of interest and what is keeping you up at night
  • Reasearcher and Sport Organization roll call
  • Workshops

Researchers
This year we are opening the poster session up to all sport participation research. Attendees at the conference are encouraged to participate in the poster session which includes the “Research Poster Roll Call” and “Poster Display and Networking Session”.  These are intended to increase the awareness of your research and to enhance the knowledge transfer with delegates. More information can be found here

Sport Organizations
Registered sport organizations are invited to participate in the popular research Lightening Round, a one-minute presentation highlighting one of your participation programs or burning research questions! “I wish I knew…” If your organization wishes to participate or has any questions about the conference please contact Kamie Brookes (scri@sirc.ca) for more information.

Register on-line at www.sirc.ca/scri  or for more information contact SIRC at scri@sirc.ca.


This is your chance to engage and network researchers, analysts, sport leaders, and the physical activity sector. Meet with the thought leaders, learn about the latest sport participation research and programs and share your information. Be more aware and informed as you develop research and programs that will have an impact on sport in Canada.

WHO will the conference benefit? EVERYONE who has an interest in sport participation in Canada. Engage your academic and sport communities at this sport research showcase conference; this is your opportunity to make a difference. Be part of the discussion that drives change and evolution in sport policy and sport program development.

This is your opportunity to join the "think tank" to speak with leading sport researchers about current and ongoing research topics.

If you have any questions about the SCRI conference, please do not hesitate to contact us at scri@sirc.ca.