Speakers and Agenda Finalized- Sport For All in Ottawa: Creating a Culture of Inclusion- Ottawa Sport Summit- April 21, 2018
Ottawa Sport Council – Sport should be available and responsive to the needs of all Canadian residents who want to participate (source). As an organization that strives to create and nurture sport environments that everyone can enjoy, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, culture, income level and ability, the Ottawa Sport Council is proud to focus its next Sport Summit on the topic of inclusivity.
Hosted in partnership with Abilities Centre Ottawa and Ausome Ottawa, the Spring Sport Summit will provide guidance and leadership on how we can make our sport programs more inclusive to people with disabilities.
We hope you will join us for Sport For All in Ottawa: Creating a Culture of Inclusion on Saturday April 21, 2018 at the Nepean Sailing Club where we will be sharing the WHY and HOW of inclusion in sport. You will also have the opportunity to collaborate with peers, and gain greater insight into the topic by learning from the successes and failures of others that are working to enhance our local sport community.
Summit speakers will include
- Stuart McReynolds– Abilities Centre Durham
- Marco Di Buono– Canadian Tire Jumpstart Charities
- Ian Mendes– TSN 1200
- John Rapp – Dovercourt Recreation Association
- LA Schmidt– Ottawa River Canoe Club
- Paul Hawksworth– Ottawa Rowing Club
- Stephanie Jull – Canucks Autism Network
Sport For All in Ottawa: Creating a Culture of Inclusion will be hosted by Julien Leblanc, President of Blueprint Management Consultants North America.
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The Ottawa Sport Council thanks the Ontario Government for its generous support through the Ontario Sport and Recreation Communities Fund, of this Sport Summit.
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About Ottawa Sport Council
As the unified voice of amateur sport in Ottawa, the Ottawa Sport Council (OSC) facilitates advocacy and growth for all community sport organizations
We believe that there should only be positive experiences in sport