SEDY2 Final Conference

Thursday 8 December 2022

An invitation to the SEDY2 Final Conference

The three-year Sport Empowers Disabled Youth 2 (SEDY2) project encourages inclusion and equal opportunities in sport for youth with a disability by raising their sports and exercise participation in inclusive settings. At the end of the project, we share the results internationally and discuss future implications. We warmly invite you to attend the SEDY2 final conference taking place on Thursday 8 December 2022 in Haarlem, the Netherlands.

 

Free registration

This conference offers key note presentations, a round table discussion as well as interactive workshops on the meaning of inclusion, international inclusion best practices and the use of educational materials.

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Preliminary programme 

Please find the full programme and workshop information below. 

  • Location: Inholland University of Applied Sciences – Haarlem, the Netherlands
  • Chairman: Dr. Cees Vervoorn – Chief Science Officer Knowledge Centre for Sport & Physical Activity

Do you want to participate in the conference and need more information? See the content provided below or contact us.

Morning programme (plenary)

  • 09.30 - Welcome with coffee and tea
  • 10.00 - Word of welcome
    • By Jasmijn Holla (NL) – Inholland research group Power of Sports and Physical Activity
  • 10.15 - Opening speech: The importance of inclusion: the perspective of the EUPC
    • By Raymon Blondel (NL) – President of the European Paralympic Committee
  • 10.30 - Keynote: Inclusion in sport: the broader context
    • By Peter Downs (AUS) – Founding director of The Inclusion Club
  • 11.00 - SEDY2 project results
    • By the SEDY2 team (FI, LT, PT, NL, EU) 
      • The meaning of inclusion in sports
      • International inclusion best practices
      • Sport Participation and INclusion tool
      • Educational materials
  • 11.45 - Panel discussion: International representatives and experts from sport, policy and practice discuss future implications.

Afternoon programme

  1. Workshop A: Nothing about us without us
  2. Workshop B: International inclusion best practices
  3. Workshop C: Educational material
  • 15.00 - Plenary evaluation and closing
  • 16.00 - Drinks and snacks

 

 

Workshop information

Workshop A: Nothing about us without us

How to include young people with a disability in research?

  • Aija Saari (FI) – Finnish Paralympic Committee
  • Vera Dekkers (NL) – Inholland University of Applied Sciences
  • Vaida Pokvytyte (LT) – Lithuanian Sports University and Lithuanian Paralympic Committee
  • Anabela Vitorino (PT) - Escola Superior de Desporto de Rio Maior

Workshop B: International inclusion best practices

What are best practices in the international field of inclusion in sport and how can we learn from each other?

  • Nuno Pimenta (PT) – Escola Superior de Desporto de Rio Maior
  • Hugo da Silva (PT) - Federação Portuguesa de Desporto para Pessoas com Deficiência
  • Dos Engelaar (NL) – Gehandicaptensport Nederland
  • Rita van Driel (NL) – Alliance ‘Sports and exercise for everyone’
  • Jurate Pozeriene (LT) – Lithuanian Sports University
  • Tiina Siivonen (FI) – Finnish Paralympic Committee

 

Workshop C: Educational material

Introduction of the SEDY2 educational materials and guidelines for educators how to use this material

  • Virpi Remahl (FI) – Pajulahti Sports Institute
  • Afke Kerkstra (NL) – Inholland Univeristy of Applied Sciences
  • Louis Moustakas (EU) – European Network of Sport Education

Practical site visit on 9 December

The morning after this conference (Friday 9 December) we offer the opportunity to visit inclusive sport settings in the Netherlands. More information will follow shortly.

Venue

The SEDY2 conference will take place at Inholland University of Applied Sciences at the address listed below:

Inholland University of Applied Sciences
Bijdorplaan 15
2015 CE Haarlem

Travel and accommodation

Attendees are responsible for booking their own travel and accommodation. Hotel recommendations will follow shortly.

Data Protection Regulation

During the SEDY2 conference, photo and film will be shot as appropriate. These will be published both online and in print to illustrate SEDY2 activities. As the person concerned, you have the fundamental right to information, authorization, deletion, restriction, and data transfer within the framework of the statutory provisions. If necessary, please contact vera.dekkers@inholland.nl.

Want to know more about the SEDY2 Project?

The three-year Sport Empowers Disabled Youth 2 (SEDY2) project encourages inclusion and equal opportunities in sport for youth with a disability by raising their sports and exercise participation in inclusive settings.

Visit this page to read more

Do you have any questions?

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+31683202588