The ‘Celebrating Disability Sport and Physical Activity Conference’, Liverpool 11-12 November 2021.

The School of Sport and Exercise Sciences and the Erasmus funded ParaCoach project is hosting the conference which will bring together an international network of delegates who share a common interest to work collaboratively with people with disability to ensure their full inclusion in sport and physical activity is realised.


Speakers include Penny Briscoe (OBE), Director of Sport, British Paralympic Association, Paula Dunn (MBE), Head Coach, British Athletics Paralympic Programme, Professor Brett Smith, Director of Research and Professor of Disability and Physical Activity, Durham University.

Conference dates:

Thursday 11 November 2021, 10:00am – 6:00pm

Friday 12 November 2021, 9:00am – 4:00pm


Registration fees (including lunch and refreshments):

Single day: £10.00

Full day conference: £20.00

Contact us

Please send any specific queries, such as travel, accommodation or visas, to: Amy Hardwick (ParaCoach Project Officer) Email:

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