The Sport Information Resource Centre
The Sport Information Resource Centre

SCRI Conference 2020 Session 2

Keynote

Sport England was a leader in mobilizing research to inform their response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Dr. Lisa O’Keefe will share how they used research and data to drive key decisions to best support the sport sector and keep the nation active during the pandemic.

Dr. Lisa O’Keefe, Director of Insight, Sport England


Panel – Inclusion and Diversity in Canadian Sport

Recent societal events have created space to discuss persisting injustices within the Canadian sport system. This panel will discuss anti-racism in sport with the goal of advancing the conversation, promoting learning, and supporting action to ensure sport in Canada is safe, welcoming and inclusive. 

Panelists:

  • Ian Mendes, Canadian Sports Broadcaster (panel moderator)
  • Peter Dinsdale, President & CEO, YMCA Canada
  • Janelle Joseph, Assistant Professor, Critical Studies of Race & Indigeneity, University of Toronto
  • Stephanie Simpson, Associate Vice Principal (Human Rights, Equity and Inclusion), Queen’s University