Rescheduled Date and Format (link to old post)

‘Emerging Technologies and Emerging Sports in the COVID-19 Era’

15th International Symposium for Olympic and Paralympic Research

Online October 15th – 16th, 2021
Western University, International Centre for Olympic Studies 

The 15th International Symposium for Olympic Research has been rescheduled and will be hosted by the International Centre for Olympic Studies (ICOS) as a virtual Symposium on October 15th and 16th, 2021.

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Previously submitted abstracts will automatically be considered by the Program Committee. All abstracts and/or presentations will be published in the ICOS Symposium Proceedings and be considered for publication in our Journal Olympika.

Program Committee: Dr. Angela Schneider (Chair); Dr. Laura Misener; Dr. Robert K. Barney; Dr. Mizuhu Takemura; Dr. Ken Kirkwood


Symposium Organizing Committee: Dr. Glen Belfry (Chair); Dr. David Howe; Dr. Jane Thornton; Mr. Marwan Hellal; Mr. Alan Oldman; Mr. Andrew Pettit

New Abstract submissions:

Confirmation of previous submissions:

Please contact Mr Marwan Hellal, Research Assistant, International Centre for Olympic Studies, Western University, London, Canada.


The deadline for the new abstract (250 – 300 words) submission is August 21st, 2021. Contributors will be notified about the status of their abstracts by September 15th, 2021.


Early registration (by September 20th): 100 CAD

Late registration: 150 CAD
Students 45 CAD

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All prices are in Canadian Dollars. All prices are tax exclusive.
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