May 10, 2017
Toronto, ON – U of T’s Faculty of Kinesiology and Physical Education will be hosting a research symposium on sport and sustainable development on June 8. Bringing together leading researchers from multiple disciplines, the event will explore the role that sport can and should play in efforts towards sustainable development, both internationally and in Canada.
Recently, sport has gained attention as a potential tool for achieving environmental sustainability objectives, including all 17 of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Within this context, the aims of the symposium are to:
The list of confirmed speakers includes:
David Miller, the president and CEO of WWF-Canada and former mayor of Toronto, will deliver the keynote address.
For more information and to register, visit https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/sport-sustainable-development-setting-a-research-agenda-tickets-34001217557 (please register before June 2nd). Registration for the event is $10, and includes lunch and refreshments.