Friday, October 11, 2013

CONFERENCE: Sport for Social Change Conference

What: Sport For Social Change Conference
When: Friday October 25th, 2013 10: a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Where: Drexel University

Why: How can we move positively move society forward via sport?

Confirmed Speakers:
11 a.m. - Dr. Eric Zillmer (Director of Athletics at Drexel University) - Topic: Athletes Giving Back and Being Role Models

12 p.m. - Jim Britt (VP and COO at Ed Snider Youth Hockey Foundation) - Topic: Youth Development via Sport

2 or 3 p.m. - Eli Wolff (Program Director for Sport and Development Project at Brown University) - Topic: Sport for Athletes with Disabilities

4 p.m. - Patrick Hruby (Writer at Sports on Earth) - Topic: Safety Issues and Remedies in Sport

We are also working on confirming a speaker from Go! Athlete to speak on the topic of LGBT Issues in sport. We should know details by the end of this week.

The Sport For Social Change Conference blog can be found here. Our Twitter hastag is #S4SC.

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