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Announcement and First Call for Abstracts for IASAPYC's 3rd World Congress

July 16 – 19, 2021 (Hokkaido, Japan)

 

Sports and play are widely acknowledged to be crucial for young children's healthy development and have attracted increasing attention from academic, business and sports communities. Thus, the International Association of Sport and Play for Young Children (IASAPYC) will organize its third world congress in the Faculty of Education, Hokkaido University of Education (Iwamizawa Campus), Hokkaido, Japan.

 

Under the Theme “Threats and Opportunities of the Global Environment for Young Children’s Physical Activity, Game, Exercise and Sport”, the Congress aims at exploring trends, opportunities, challenges and strengths of young children’s physical and health development globally. The conference aims to provide a platform for cultural and academic exchanges at a global scale.

 

The Congress will consist of plenary presentationspanel discussionssub-theme presentationsposters, workshops and demonstrations including site visits to local kindergartens in Hokkaido. The Congress language will be in English and Japanese translation will be provided for the keynote speeches.  

 

Experts and scholars are welcome to register and submit abstracts to the Congress within the following areas:

1) Global socio-political and natural environmental changes and their impacts on young children’s sport, play and health.

2) Impact of technology (virtual reality, animated reality, artificial intelligence) on physical activity and sport for young children

3) Big data on young children's play and sport

4) Physical education curriculum and teaching methods for young children

5) Professional training and accreditation for physical education teachers and caretakers for young children

6) Physical fitness and motor skills of young children

7) Relationships between cognitive, emotional and physical development of young children

8) Safety and risk management for young children's play and sport

9) Test and measurement of physical activity and sport for young children

10) Impact of Education and public health policies on young children’s physical development

11) Other related issues

Deadline for the abstract submission is March 31, 2021. The length of the abstract is maximum 300 words in English. Please email your abstract to: iasapyc@126.com. The organizing committee of the Congress will invite international experts in the field to evaluate the submitted abstracts and announce the names of oral and poster presenters by May 31, 2021. 

 

For more information on the conference please log on the website: www.iasapyc.org or contact conference Secretariat:

      Name: Song Ya

  Email:iasapyc@126.com; Phone8613147049057

 

Preliminary 2021 IASAPYC World Congress Program

   16 Jul. 2021 (Friday)

800-1700

Registration

1800-2000

Reception  

17 Jul. 2021 (Saturday)

830-900

Opening Ceremony of the 2021 IASAPYC World Congress

900-1000

Keynote Speech #1

1000-10:20

Tea Break

1020-1140

Experts Dialogue:

1200-1330

Lunch

1400-1620

Parallel Sessions #1

1620-1630

Tea Break

1630-1730

Poster session #1

1800-2000

Free evening

18 Jul. 2021 (Sunday)     

830-930

Keynote Speech #2

945-1145

Parallel Sessions #2

1200-1300

Lunch

1300-1400

Workshop 1

1400-1620

Parallel Sessions #3

1620-1630

 Tea Break

1630-1730

Workshop 2

1740-1810

Closing Ceremony

1830-2030

Congress Dinner

19 Jul. 2021 (Monday)

800 -

Departure