The Sport Information Resource Centre
The Sport Information Resource Centre

Why attend?

Learn about best practices in sport from researchers from across the country. Learn about their latest discoveries and gather cutting-edge insights that will enhance sport. Let the evidence guide you in improving your programs.

This interactive session is a great chance to make new connections in the field and expand your network.

The 2021 SCRI virtual poster session will be held on Social Hour, a virtual networking platform. When you join the session you’ll be able to select the topic room you’re interested in, then during the question-and-answer (Q&A) session, you’ll be able to visit different virtual tables to ask your questions and engage directly with the presenters.

Information for poster presenters

The deadline to register as a poster presenter has passed. However, you can still register as an attendee. We hope to see you there!

What are the topics?

Presentations must be on projects that are focused on sport participation research. Some examples of research topics include:

  • Breaking down barriers to sport participation
  • Community sport
  • Diversity and inclusion
  • Gender equity
  • Governance
  • Identity in sport
  • Social and life skills development
  • Youth in sport
  • and much more!

Poster Presenter Guidelines

Note: This year, presentations will be in a 3-minute video format. The videos will be pre-recorded ahead of the conference. To learn more, please download the guidelines for poster presentations. Watch a sample poster presentation, titled  Reading Between the Lines: Gender Stereotypes in Children’s Sport-Based Books. Jennifer Coletti, Queen’s University, presents this sample poster presentation for the 2021 Sport Canada Research Initiative Conference.

Note that video submissions are due by September 30, 2021. No submissions will be accepted after this date.
As a presenter you’re expected to attend the live session to both:

  • join in the question-and-answer (Q&A)
  • take part in networking tables to answer attendee questions and provide more details about your research

If you have any questions please contact Kamie Brookes, kbrookes@sirc.ca.